Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, April 17, 2017

Donald Trump waving from the Queen's royal carriage is not a scenario many would have foreseen a year ago, but it has become a very real prospect, forcing security services to plan an unprecedented lockdown. The White House has made clear it regards the carriage procession down the Mall [to Buckingham Palace] as an essential element of the itinerary for the visit currently planned for the second week of October, according to officials. Security sources have warned, however, that the procession will require a "monster" security operation, far greater than for any recent state visit.

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What an arrogant son of a bitch.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2017-04-16 10:26 AM | Reply

He just wants the close confines of a carriage to make it easier for him to grab her by the whatever.

#3 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2017-04-16 08:41 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

The actions of a true dictator.

#4 | Posted by ClownShack at 2017-04-16 09:13 PM | Reply

They should get him a frilly Princess Carriage to ride in.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-04-17 10:55 AM | Reply


Who is paying for the extra security costs involved?

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-04-17 10:56 AM | Reply

The same people who are paying for the extra security costs at Mir-a-lago and Trump Tower

Fleecing the taxpayer

#7 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-04-17 11:01 AM | Reply

What a joke. Rightwinger, you own him.

#8 | Posted by moder8 at 2017-04-17 11:35 AM | Reply

Fine--let him take the carriage for a spin around the parking lot, before his visit with Prince Charles and Camilla. I'm sure the Queen will be detained in a previously-scheduled commitment, and Duchess Kate and all the other interesting Windsors will be far, far away...

#9 | Posted by catdog at 2017-04-17 12:05 PM | Reply

When you have Nothing name Call ~ The Left.
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#10 | Posted by ATaxpayer a

Donald Trump is one arrogant son of a bitch, and he makes the rest of us look stupid.

#11 | Posted by Zed at 2017-04-17 12:28 PM | Reply

When you have Nothing name Call ~ The Left.
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#10 | Posted by ATaxpayer a

Really? "Arrogant" is what got to you? Deceitful and greedy slime ball had no effect?

#12 | Posted by Zed at 2017-04-17 12:29 PM | Reply

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Quite obviously Trump really does see himself as royalty. The most dangerous person ever elected President in regards to continuing our democracy.

#14 | Posted by danni at 2017-04-17 04:25 PM | Reply

I HOPE TRUMP GETS CANCER....EVIL LYIN' SOB

#15 | Posted by ABlock at 2017-04-17 09:37 PM | Reply

Waaaah waaaaah waaaaah...

The tradition of world leaders taking a carriage ride along the mall from the Royal Mews to Buckingham Palace with the Queen is not entirely unusual.

While President Obama chose not to ride in such a carriage during his U.K. visit, most other world leaders -- including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Chinese President Xi Jinping -- have taken such carriage rides during state visits.

Obama chose to use a bullet- and bomb-proof car during his visit, which was seen as a breach of protocol and an insult to some in the British Isles

Sounds like the "insisting" is merely adhering to a long established protocol.

#16 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2017-04-17 09:41 PM | Reply

You equate "not entirely unusual" and "a long established protocol."?

#17 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-04-17 09:45 PM | Reply

Vladimir Putin, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Chinese President Xi Jinping --
#16 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER

Glad you hold your President to the same standard as Violent, Oppressive Dictators and 3rd World puppets.

#18 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2017-04-17 11:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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