The flippin' out is that he LIED about it.
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:43am

The phrase itself was very poorly executed and flubbed, no doubt about that. However, I think that most people are uncomfortable with expressing condolences, especially when they live in a fishbowl, knowing every word will be scrutinized.

He should have written it down and read it to be sure he said it carefully in the way that Kelly told him to say it. He didn't. Woulda shoulda coulda isn't the problem here.

The PROBLEM is that, once it became obvious that his words "landed poorly" and the family's close friend, Congresswoman Wilson, made it public (since the family couldn't exactly call tRUMP to say so), any NORMAL human being would have quickly offered an apology and done their best to "fix it". What they WOULDN'T have done is automatically LIED about it and claim they did NOT say those words.

tRUMP is not a normal human being. That he reacted by immediately lying and attacking says ALL we need to know about him. As if all of the other completely inappropriate crap he's done wasn't already enough.

So, lose the idea that it's "just about tRUMP hatred". NO, it's not. It's about one MORE lie and disgusting action from someone in the highest office of this country. It's shameful, it's disgusting, and it's downright scary that this man is in the oval office.

  • It's not the use of the phrase.Robert, Sat Oct 21 3:07pm
    Kelly very very clearly and emotionally explained that the use of the phrase was appropriate/respectful/complimentary. The media and many many others are getting all hung up on the phrase instead of... more
    • The flippin' out is that he LIED about it. — Sia☺giah, Sun Oct 22 9:43am
    • Absolutely spot on.PH👍🏿👍🏿EY, Sat Oct 21 6:21pm
      And we are losing very quickly. If the empire cannot hold its center it certainly will not hang onto its global parameters. We will be brushed off like so much baggage. I fear the desperation of the... more
    • Battles need to be pickedPikes, Sat Oct 21 5:41pm
      and this isn't one of them. You can't just throw $h!t at Trump all the time. Like profanity, it loses impact. I rarely cuss, and when I do, the OP knows I'm really mad. It is reserved so its impact... more
      • He's like a toddler in a mud puddle, dumping mud on his own head.
      • Absolutely!PH👀EY, Sat Oct 21 6:30pm
        I like a bit of salacious commentary. And a dash of gossip, too. A good scandal now and again. Human nature. But the nonstop bashing of the Presidency is weakening the whole. It is a major... more
        • his never ending peccadillos, then there wouldn't be a problem, now would there? People are NOT just sitting outside the white house watching his every move to twist things around to attack him. He... more
          • Yes and no my friend.Robert, Mon Oct 23 2:09pm
            No, people are definitely sitting around waiting to pounce on even the slightest mis-step---watched CNN/NBC/MSNBC lately!? Read the NYT lately!? Yes, unfortunately the dork does in fact supply a LOT... more
            • He doesn't just supply...wondering, Mon Oct 23 5:22pm
              a lot of material, and it isn't just mis-steps. He very often STARTS the media frenzy by being the first to pounce on the "slightest" of nonsense and then blowing everything all out of proportion.... more
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