Monday, February 26, 2018

No, Trump Would Not Charge to the Rescue at Any School Shooting

The more outrageous the lie the more the Cheeto Benito will spin it.  His claim that he would have charged into the Parkdale, Florida high school massacre is obviously one of his more outlandish lies.

Trump wouldn't go anywhere there's blood. He made that clear to Howard Stern.

“I was at Mar-a-Lago and we had this incredible ball, the Red Cross Ball, in Palm Beach, Florida. And we had the Marines. And the Marines were there, and it was terrible because all these rich people, they’re there to support the Marines, but they’re really there to get their picture in the Palm Beach Post… so you have all these really rich people, and a man, about 80 years old—very wealthy man, a lot of people didn’t like him—he fell off the stage,” said Trump.

Trump proceeds to explain that it was a $100,000-per-table fundraiser filled with deep-pocketed billionaires, and that the Marines were—for whatever reason—given tables in the very back of the ballroom (“the worst table in the whole place”). Oh, and that he was more preoccupied with his ballroom’s pristine marble floor than the octogenarian bleeding out on it.

“So what happens is, this guy falls off right on his face, hits his head, and I thought he died. And you know what I did? I said, ‘Oh my God, that’s disgusting,’ and I turned away,” said Trump. “I couldn’t, you know, he was right in front of me and I turned away. I didn’t want to touch him… he’s bleeding all over the place, I felt terrible. You know, beautiful marble floor, didn’t look like it. It changed color. Became very red. And you have this poor guy, 80 years old, laying on the floor unconscious, and all the rich people are turning away. ‘Oh my God! This is terrible! This is disgusting!’ and you know, they’re turning away. Nobody wants to help the guy. His wife is screaming—she’s sitting right next to him, and she’s screaming.”

Thank God for the Marines. “What happens is, these 10 Marines from the back of the room… they come running forward, they grab him, they put the blood all over the place—it’s all over their uniforms—they’re taking it, they’re swiping [it], they ran him out, they created a stretcher. They call it a human stretcher, where they put their arms out with, like, five guys on each side,” shared Trump.

“I was saying, ‘Get that blood cleaned up! It’s disgusting!’ The next day, I forgot to call [the man] to say he’s OK,” said Trump, adding of the blood, “It’s just not my thing.”


Anonymous said...

Nonsense. Here's live footage of an unarmed Tangerine Toddler dealing with a mass shooting.


Anonymous said...

Ever notice how the press gets all wound up with Trump's outrageous lies, but it's when he's telling the truth that he most often reveals himself as a contemptible man - see Howard Stern show quote above.


The Mound of Sound said...

Love the clip, Cap. Thanks. And, yes, his candid remarks on Stern's show and elsewhere do reveal him as contemptible.

Toby said...

In a shooting, Trump would be in the closet with Stevie Harper.

The Mound of Sound said...

Toby, the Washington Post did a piece on the number of times president "duck and cover" cowered in the face of imaginary dangers. So far his record is unbroken.

Owen Gray said...

Donald really does live in Fantasyland.