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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Donald Trump's antics remind famed anthropologist Jane Goodall of the primates she spent decades studying in the wild. "In many ways the performances of Donald Trump remind me of male chimpanzees and their dominance rituals," Goodall told The Atlantic. "In order to impress rivals, males seeking to rise in the dominance hierarchy perform spectacular displays: stamping, slapping the ground, dragging branches, throwing rocks." Goodall added, "the more vigorous and imaginative the display, the faster the individual is likely to rise in the hierarchy, and the longer he is likely to maintain that position."



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To date, we've not seen Trump drag branches or throw rocks, although anything is possible. Instead of physical displays, the Republican presidential nominee has stuck to verbal ones --; bragging about his genitals, launching personal attacks and resorting to racist and sexist insults.


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I'd vote for Jane Goodall for president before either of the two apes being offered.

#1 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2016-09-18 03:46 PM | Reply

Seems reasonable, evolution and all, unless you don't believe that sort of thing ......

#2 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2016-09-18 03:47 PM | Reply

It will quite the sight when Alpha Ape male Trump meets the minute and calculating she-Ape Clinton on the debate stage

Will there be dirty talk and foreplay before they jump into intercourse?

#3 | Posted by ReformedNeocon at 2016-09-18 03:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

This thread should finish him off.

#6 | Posted by mysterytoy at 2016-09-18 04:19 PM | Reply

Tune in to the debates to see the flinging of feces...

#8 | Posted by catdog at 2016-09-18 05:05 PM | Reply

"He had the air of a spy in a melodrama, missing nothing, liking nothing, looking forward to the great day when everything would be turned upside down."
― Kurt Vonnegut, Welcome to the Monkey House

#9 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2016-09-18 05:16 PM | Reply

Ape with a tapeworm raging his intestines and soul.

#11 | Posted by nutcase at 2016-09-18 05:51 PM | Reply

Wow so Jane worships at the alter of the democrat cult also. Nice to know she would warp her science to fit her cult.

#12 | Posted by tmaster at 2016-09-18 05:58 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Wow so Jane worships at the alter of the democrat cult also. Nice to know she would warp her science to fit her cult."

Translation: It's the chimps' fault for behaving like Donald Trump.

#13 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2016-09-18 06:08 PM | Reply

Actually Trump looks like an ape of a different species.


#14 | Posted by nutcase at 2016-09-18 07:16 PM | Reply




"It's 3 am I must be lonely"

#15 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2016-09-18 07:37 PM | Reply

Trump is obviously an orang-utan.

#16 | Posted by woe_is_W at 2016-09-18 07:41 PM | Reply

Personally, he's embarrassing.
~ Bonzo

#17 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2016-09-18 07:44 PM | Reply

It's a good thing he doesn't have more melanin in his skin, or else this would've been "way-sthisthst."

#18 | Posted by LIVE_OR_DIE at 2016-09-18 09:00 PM | Reply

And so the knuckle draggers have chosen their leader.

#20 | Posted by squinch at 2016-09-19 04:53 AM | Reply

@ 14
That was funny, I like the part where he talks about Trump's mom F##king apes. Lots of laughs, wonder how long it would stay posted if we changed it to Obamas mom?

#21 | Posted by patron at 2016-09-19 09:12 AM | Reply

More hate from the leftists.

Cannot win in the arena of ideas so they resort to insults and calling names.

#22 | Posted by sawdust at 2016-09-19 05:03 PM | Reply

Something tells me if I said the same thing about Obama, I would be banned for racism. Glad to know the double standard is alive and well.

#23 | Posted by USinVN at 2016-09-19 06:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Definitely a double standard remember ChimpyMcBushHitler?

#24 | Posted by visitor_ at 2016-09-19 07:36 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I appreciate the comedic value of this video, but let's face the facts: Barack Obama is chief chimp in our animal kingdom, the rest of us are peon tarsiers in any adequate comparison.

Vote Jill Stein to reform the corrupt D.C. animal kingdom!

#25 | Posted by ReformedNeocon at 2016-09-19 09:10 PM | Reply

I see no reason to insult apes.

#26 | Posted by CrisisStills at 2016-09-20 12:58 PM | Reply

"I see no reason to insult apes."

Me, either.
~ Bonzo
Former Acting Coach for Messr. Reagan, et. al.

#27 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2016-09-20 01:26 PM | Reply

Chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans have been living for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living fantastic lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would say that they have been in a way more successful than us as far as being in harmony with the environment.

- Jane Goodall

#28 | Posted by Sully at 2016-09-20 01:46 PM | Reply

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