Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, August 09, 2017

ShareBlue: Donald Trump has banned the media from covering him as he takes a break from his failing presidency to indulge in multiple rounds of golf for the month of August. While Trump aides have described his escape to this New Jersey golf club as a "working vacation" -- and Trump claimed, during a Monday morning Twitter tantrum, that he is "working hard from New Jersey" -- the luxury getaway at taxpayer expense has already been exposed. ... Trump did not allow the traveling White House press pool to go with him to the Trump National Golf Club over the weekend. Instead, as they reported, they were stuck "in a windowless conference room at the Marriott in Bridgewater, N.J.," 12 miles away from Trump's club. White House officials did not tell the press what Trump would be up to that day.

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If they had been permitted to travel with Trump, they would have caught him crashing a wedding over the weekend as he hit the links dressed up "wearing typical golf clothes mixed in with a red Make America Great Again hat."

Sports Illustrated posted an Instagram video of Trump in full golf regalia, inquiring if wedding guests were having a good time. These are images that would not have been seen if not for amateur videographers toting their iPhones. While Trump tweeted that the planned 17-day getaway was "not a vacation" and that he was taking "meetings and calls," his attempted media blackout isn't working because it is 2017 and it's virtually impossible for someone as infamous as Trump to completely hide.

Unlike Trump, President Barack Obama's first August in the White House was filled with official duties and actions, as he worked to improve the economy and pass his health care legislation, which brought insurance to millions. Trump's health care plan failed to pass.

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Christ, when will righties admit that, even if you ignore Russia and healthcare, this guy is still a failure and a con?

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2017-08-08 08:33 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

Never.

#2 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-08 09:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Christ, when will righties admit that, even if you ignore Russia and healthcare, this guy is still a failure and a con?

#1 | Posted by jpw

With trump's list of priorities, his failures are victories for the american people.

Pence would actually have a much more successful and harmful presidency. But he'd be less likely to get us into a nuclear war to inflate his impotent ego.

#3 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-08-09 07:37 PM | Reply

Any guesses on how many mulligans he plays with? Does he stand and swing or just one-hand it from the cart?

#4 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-08-09 07:51 PM | Reply

All I know is he definitely blames obama or hillary when he hits it into the sand trap.

#5 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2017-08-09 07:57 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Good thing he criticized Obama for vacations and golf for eight years, eh?
"It's the hypocrisy, stupid."

#6 | Posted by e1g1 at 2017-08-09 07:58 PM | Reply

All I know is he definitely blames obama or hillary when he hits it into the sand trap.

Wanna bet he just takes out another ball and pretends it never happened?

#7 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-09 08:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Trump styles himself a golfer. Like many who know and love the game, I disagree. A golfer walks. A golfer tries to make the course better than the condition in which he found it. A golfer posts his scores honestly. And, most important golf reveals the mettle and personality of the golfer.

What does golf reveal about Trump? He is a lonely blowhard who treats the course badly, thus making it worse for other players. He hides from witnesses and lies about his scores. He brags about his stamina but cannot walk 18 holes. Awful. Just awful...

#8 | Posted by catdog at 2017-08-09 09:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

It is interesting how people think they know how trump is at playing golf, it clearly shows these people don't know the game.

#9 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-08-10 06:03 AM | Reply

Honest question:

If you owned a business and had a new hire that talked and conducted themselves as this "employee" is doing, would you not have fired them long ago?

#10 | Posted by TrueBlue at 2017-08-10 06:41 AM | Reply

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Any golfer who's paying attention will know the true character of a playing partner after 4 or 5 holes. Since we already know Don's character, it's not hard to know how he conducts himself on the golf course. He prolly claims more holes in one than Afkabl2. Maybe even more than Kim.

And yeah, Clinton, Bush, and Obama prolly used the SS as ball "finders" occasionally. I've no doubt Trump shaves his score.

#11 | Posted by TedBaxter at 2017-08-10 08:49 AM | Reply

Did the press cover o'bummer's golfing? Yoy damn libs just can't see anything.

#12 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-08-10 11:06 AM | Reply

Did the press cover o'bummer's golfing? Yoy damn libs just can't see anything.

#12 | POSTED BY SNIPER

Yes, heavily.

Take off the Alex Jones blindfold.

#13 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-10 11:25 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Sniper, you have the memory of a goldfish.

#14 | Posted by jpw at 2017-08-10 12:06 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Yes, heavily.

Take off the Alex Jones blindfold.

#13 | Posted by Sycophant

Show me an article on how he shot.

#15 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-08-10 02:06 PM | Reply

Yes, heavily.
Take off the Alex Jones blindfold.
#13 | Posted by Sycophant
Show me an article on how he shot.
#15 | POSTED BY SNIPER

That wasn't hard: www.cnn.com

You can watch some great video of him on the course.

Time for someone to start the Google and stop the posting.

#16 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-10 02:26 PM | Reply

Yes, heavily.
Take off the Alex Jones blindfold.
#13 | Posted by Sycophant
Show me an article on how he shot.
#15 | POSTED BY SNIPER

And just so you don't whine about who plays more golf...It's Trump by a long shot.

www.politifact.com

#17 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-10 02:27 PM | Reply

He was in orfice for ? years and after 300 golf sessions as president he finally told someone. Big whoopie do.

#18 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-08-10 04:43 PM | Reply

The ------------------- was 3 putting while 3 Marines went missing off of the coast of Australia after their Osprey crashed.

www.foxnews.com

#19 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2017-08-10 04:53 PM | Reply

"Trump styles himself a golfer. Like many who know and love the game, I disagree. A golfer walks. A golfer tries to make the course better than the condition in which he found it. A golfer posts his scores honestly. And, most important golf reveals the mettle and personality of the golfer."
#8 | POSTED BY CATDOG

And decent golfers have attractive wives. Melania looks like a dried camel -------.

#20 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-08-10 05:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

--A golfer posts his scores honestly. And, most important golf reveals the mettle and personality of the golfer."

Like Bill Clinton, who cheated at golf as much as he cheated on his wife?

#21 | Posted by nullifidian at 2017-08-10 05:18 PM | Reply

#21

Donald Trump cheats on his wife. Face it, this sort of thing means nothing to you.

#22 | Posted by Zed at 2017-08-11 08:00 AM | Reply

Donald Trump cheats on his wife. Face it, this sort of thing means nothing to you.

#22 | Posted by Zed

Link.

#23 | Posted by Sniper at 2017-08-11 03:07 PM | Reply

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