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Saturday, October 07, 2017

Joy-Ann Reid: At a certain point, the distaste becomes exhaustion. Donald Trump's presence in our national life has been alternately infuriating, embarrassing, revolting, gross and bizarre. His non-stop assaults on our political norms are testing our capacity to sustain constant outrage without giving in to despair. I meet victims of Trump fatigue everywhere. They stop me in airports and restaurants and on the street and ask how long we'll have to put up with this madness -- when will Bob Mueller finally bring him down, and how much more can our systems bend before they break.

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Recently I asked a cross-section of politically active observers to describe the constant barrage of Trump news and its impact on their psyches. They offered adjectives that descended from bad to worse. ...

"Trump's divisive rhetoric is in direct competition with his incompetence," said Naveed Jamali, a former double agent against Russia who occasionally advises Democrats on national security matters. "It's both embarrassing and depressing."

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They offered adjectives that descended from bad to worse

I'm worried about what comes after "worse".

#1 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2017-10-07 11:06 PM | Reply

The word "insufferable" is going to next come from a Republican Senator.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2017-10-07 11:16 PM | Reply

No Drama Obama. Miss him yet?

#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-07 11:34 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

think of trump as wolf with rabies...insane and dangerous..but apparent, to messed up to even
be able to mask his irrational behaviour. gonna need to be put down..obviously.

trump managed to become president but my god, it's so obvious that his lack of understanding
about how to deal successfully in the corridors of government that if he were a really nice guy
you'd probably feel sorry for him. he's a f*****G moron.

all republican leadership and most of the democrats are the ones who truly hold our country
hostage. if trump were to keel over tonight...where would we be then.

Sadaam Hussein was the problem we were told...he's gone...how's that worked out. to get our
country back on track is going to take much more than trumps departure

#4 | Posted by ABlock at 2017-10-07 11:47 PM | Reply

#3 I still think is tan suit was fine.

#5 | Posted by fresno500 at 2017-10-08 12:53 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

I take some solace in the fact that every other world leader, including our enemies, know that Trump is insane. So hopefully they understand that whatever damage he inflicts during this rampage of psychotic behavior isn't irreparable.

#6 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-10-08 02:57 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"No Drama Obama. Miss him yet?"

And as I recall he was against the Iraq invasion. And yes, I miss him every day though I know he caused this Trump problem by making fun of his hair and his orange color.

#7 | Posted by danni at 2017-10-08 08:47 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Emotions are just feelings, they are neither right or wrong.

#8 | Posted by MSgt at 2017-10-08 09:21 PM | Reply

Emotions are just feelings, they are neither right or wrong.

Posted by MSgt at 2017-10-08 09:21 PM | Reply

You never met my mother. WOW.

#9 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-08 09:25 PM | Reply

Ding ding ding!!!! We have a winner for the Blind as a Bat award! The entire reason half the population voted for Trump is because they have become incredibly sick of "feelings" being used to describe every single action and word ever made this country. This has already been stated many times by many different people on the Right and Left (not that they agree with it, but they understand it is the problem). And yet we still have people in the media and Hollywood wanting emotions to run the country. What someone says isn't supposed to impact your daily life yet so many people are letting it. Enough so that an article of this length that repeats the same tired rhetoric is written for the bazillionth time by someone who is just exacerbating the problem.

#10 | Posted by humtake at 2017-10-09 11:56 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

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"The entire reason half the population voted for Trump..." - #10 | Posted by humtake at 2017-10-09 11:56 AM

Not even half of those eligible to vote bothered to vote. Estimates show that just over 58 percent of eligible voters went to the polls during the 2016 election. And more than half of those people voted for someone other than Trump.

#11 | Posted by Hans at 2017-10-09 11:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

My #11: "Not even half.." should be "Just over half..."

#12 | Posted by Hans at 2017-10-09 12:01 PM | Reply

I suffered no toll even after 8 years of Obama.

#13 | Posted by MOTGK at 2017-10-09 12:04 PM | Reply

"The entire reason half the population voted for Trump is because they have become incredibly sick of "feelings" being used to describe every single action and word ever made this country. . . .What someone says isn't supposed to impact your daily life yet so many people are letting it."

What if that person is the leader of the free world? Shall we just ignore what the president says and feelz? I feel sorry for Trump voters if they voted for him because they are tired of "feelings" since he is inclined to spout off about his almost non-stop on any number of topics. I remember a lot of Trump voters saying they liked him because he said out loud what they think and feel. So, if anything, I think they voted for him because of his feelz, which they found echoed and amplified their own.

#14 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-09 12:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Only fools and suckers actually believed Trump.

#15 | Posted by moder8 at 2017-10-09 01:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Only fools and suckers actually believed Trump."

"I love the poorly educated" -- Donald J. Trump
And they love you too, Donald!

#16 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-10-09 01:27 PM | Reply

The entire reason half the population voted for Trump is because they have become incredibly sick of "feelings" being used to describe every single action and word ever made this country.
#10 | POSTED BY HUMTAKE

And yet, somehow, that same group of objective idiots are the ones that prefer policy based on their own "feelings" over "facts that theoretically may be true."

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#17 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-10-09 04:32 PM | Reply

"His non-stop assaults on our political norms"

that's awesome, because our Political norms SUCK!

#18 | Posted by Maverick at 2017-10-09 05:29 PM | Reply

what about the emotional toll of a witch hunt establishment and Muellers investigation... which... is... going... nowhere.

the Russian ruse is dying off... now only if the dual citizen Congress critters... uh, nevermind...

#19 | Posted by AuntieSocial at 2017-10-10 08:30 AM | Reply

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