On Trump Reinstatement Day the Befuddled Former Guy Asks ‘Do You Miss Me Yet?’

It was a long time coming. After months of such political prognosticators as the MyPillow headcase Mike Lindell and the QAnon Qrusaders insisting that August 13th would usher in the re-inauguration of Donald Trump, the day has finally arrived. And Washington is buzzing with anticipation as – – – oh wait. Trump is still holed up at his Bedminster golf bunker dictating alt-tweets, and Joe Biden is still president.

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The industrial strength lunacy required to believe that Trump might return to Washington as anything other than a convicted felon is impossible to measure on conventional scales. And yet, a disturbingly large minority of cultists were convinced that the resurrection of Trump was as certain as the sun rising from the eastern edge of the flat Earth. And even though that prophesy has gone unfulfilled, they will likely sign on to whatever new date is proposed by the potentates of Trumpism.

In the meantime, Trump is issuing decrees via his spokes-shill, Liz Harrington (whose proxy Trump tweeting is violating Twitter’s rules against circumventing a ban). On Friday Trump lashed out President Biden with a pile of lies and a hysterical question (linked here in case you want to report it):

“Tragic mess in Afghanistan, a completely open and broken Border, Crime at record levels, oil prices through the roof, inflation rising, and taken advantage of by the entire world—DO YOU MISS ME YET?”

For the record, the exit from Afghanistan was planned long ago, during the Trump administration. And while refugees are anxiously migrating north, the borders are not by any stretch of the imagination “open.” Any knowledgeable law enforcement professional will tell you that crime is not at record levels. The only reason that oil prices and inflation have risen is because the economy has improved significantly from the peak pandemic days of the Trump era. And what Trump thinks is the world taking advantage of the U.S. is actually what it looks like when they are showing respect, rather than the laughter that Trump received.

However, for pure oblivious hilarity, nothing beats Trump asking if we’ve missed him. There are really only two answers to that ego-drenched question.

The first is “No f**king way, you sanctimonious cretin.” Why would anyone miss the guy whose negligent and incompetent mismanagement of the COVID pandemic led to the loss of more than 600,000 American lives? Why would anyone miss an idiot who gave corporations and the wealthy massive tax cuts, abandoned the international efforts to mitigate the climate crisis, alienated America’s allies, and embraced its enemies? Why anyone miss a malignant narcissist who placed his own greed and lust for power above the welfare of the nation?

The other answer to his question is “How can we miss you if you won’t go away?” The election was eight months ago, but Trump is still making us suffer through his relentless whining about having lost decisively to someone he disparaged as a senile communist. His “Big Lie” tirades led to the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. And by continuing to pound on that nonsense he is veritably insuring further violence.

So “NO,” Donald. We do not miss you. Polls show that the American people want to move on. Most say that a Trump candidacy in 2024 would be bad for America. We never wanted you in the first place. You lost the popular vote by seven million votes. You never reached 50% approval in the four years of your presidency. That’s a distinction no other president can claim.

The only thing that the American people look forward to more than Trump leaving the public stage, is his entering a federal prison. And the sooner that happens the better. This nation cannot heal from the sickness that Trump spread without full legal accountability for his crimes. When that happens it will be remembered as Reinstatement Day for American democracy.

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Tucker Carlson of Fox News Hurls a Nauseating Trivialization of Rape and Sexual Violence

With the highest rated program on the network, Tucker Carlson has become the undisputed face of Fox News. And it’s a decidedly repugnant face that routinely embraces racism, relentlessly unleashes deranged conspiracy theories, endangers people’s lives with COVID vaccine lies and disinformation, and adoringly cozies up to fascist dictators.

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Not content to rest on his wretched laurels, Carlson coughed up a new and more noxious commentary on his nightly hate-fest. The subject was Donald Trump’s deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. But Carlson found an angle that only someone with his inbred psychoses could muster (video below). He began by disparaging Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a nickname intended to belittle her:

“Occasionally ‘Sandy’ Cortez tells us about her ‘lived experience’ on January 6th. during a recent special on CNN, Sandy Cortez – does she ever stop talking about herself by they way? – She explained she wasn’t just afraid of being murdered by Ashli Babbitt, she also was worried about being raped.”

Naturally, Carlson is lying about what worried Ocasio-Cortez. She wasn’t concerned about being assaulted and raped by Ashli Babbitt (the right’s newly minted martyr who was actually a domestic terrorist bent on overthrowing the government). It was the rioters sent by Trump who had invaded the Capitol that worried the congresswoman. Those are the same rioters who Carlson has characterized as as peaceful protesters (just like Trump did), but whose purposeful hostilities resulted in the deaths of at least three police officers and injuries to more than 140 others. Carlson then played a video of Ocasio-Cortez from a CNN interview:

Ocasio-Cortez: There’s a lot of sexualizing of that violence. And I didn’t think that I was just going to be killed. I thought other things were going to happen to me as well.
Dana Bash: So it sounds like what you are telling me right now is that you didn’t only think that you were going to die. You thought you were going to be raped.
Ocasio-Cortez: Yeah. Yeah, I thought I was.

Carlson’s reaction to this entirely rational and gut-wrenching account of a horrifying ordeal was callously insensitive to the painfully realities that women often face. He literally laughed at Ocasio-Cortez’s traumatic experience:

“Sexualizing? Get a therapist, honey. This is crazy. These people were mad because they thought the election wasn’t fair. Now, you may disagree with that, but it wasn’t about you, surprise, surprise! [in a mocking voice] ‘Sexualize the violence, I thought I was gonna be raped by Ashli Babbitt!'”

“Honey?” While violence of the sort that Carlson endorses is never the answer, someday someone is gonna slap that arrogant smirk off of his face. And what’s “crazy” is Carlson’s ceaseless efforts to portray the marauding insurrectionists as merely “mad” about their delusional view that the election was “stolen” from Dear Leader Trump. Not only does Carlson celebrate the rioters as “patriots,” the chyron on screen through much of this segment read “The Left is Treating Dissidents Like Terrorists.” Talk about a reversal of reality.

To anyone who has seen Carlson’s show over the years, his vile misogyny is well known. But for him to express it in this way so brazenly is evidence that he’s only getting bolder and less inhibited in his determination to offend. And Fox News is totally on board with this media malignancy. To date they have never uttered a single objection to outbursts like these. Which makes the network, and its producers and executives, as culpable for Carlson’s heinous rhetoric as Carlson is himself.

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