Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, July 20, 2019

He once encouraged supporters to attack protesters -- then claimed to ensure the safety of all Americans. He mused that Russia should seize his competitor's emails -- then said it was just a joke. And he whipped his crowd into a frenzy about locking up Hillary Clinton -- before insisting post-inauguration that the idea of prosecuting his Democratic opponent is "just not something I feel very strongly about."

President Donald Trump returned to a familiar tactic Thursday of blaming others for a problem many believe he created, tossing his own base under the bus to deflect outrage from GOP allies on Capitol Hill and beyond.

It's a throwback to a field-tested Trump playbook: push the rhetoric further than some allies can handle, then tiptoe back to shrug off responsibility. It is hardly the first time the president has denied involvement in a controversial action or comment that, intentionally or not, he provoked.

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This is old school Mussolini or Peron fascist tactics. This is why Cheetolini must go.

#1 | Posted by leftcoastlawyer at 2019-07-20 07:34 PM | Reply

Corky should keep in mind that you can't be an effective conman unless you are able to lie and hold numerous contradictory stories in your head simultaneously. And there is no doubt, the orange sloth is an effective con man.

#2 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-07-21 10:12 AM | Reply

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