On this day of remembrance, Americans across the country are gathering in their homes to celebrate the good fortune they have enjoyed over the past year, and hope for more to come in the year ahead. It’a an annual event that generally asks everyone to consider the things for which they are grateful, even if times were hard, as they were for many Americans who suffered through natural disasters, devastating fires, and gruesome mass shootings.
But what of America’s president, Donald Trump? He is a man so preoccupied with himself that he can barely utter a complete sentence without ragaling in his delusional awesomeness. What is Trump thankful for this Thanksgiving? Short answer: Himself, of course. And he said so in so many words (video below):
REPORTER: “What are you most thankful for, Mr. President?”
TRUMP: “For having a great family and for having made a tremendous difference in this country. I made a tremendous difference in the country. This country is so much stronger now than it was when I took office that you won’t believe. And I mean, you see it, but so much stronger that people can’t even believe it. When I see foreign leaders, they say we cannot believe the difference in strength between the United States now and the United States two years ago.”
This insane nonsense hardly needs any elaboration. Except to note that this statement was made following a photo-op phone call to troops overseas. The purpose of the call was to thank them for their service and wish them a Happy Thanksgiving. But Trump couldn’t avoid being himself. He turned the call into a political diatribe wherein he praised his border policies and insulted the judiciary.
So once again, Trump was using the troops as a prop, just like those he sent to the border to confront frightened refugees marching in an “invasion” that exists only in Trump’s cartoon brain (and on Fox News). These are the same troops that Trump refuses to visit in person the way every other president has done. Cadet Bone Spurs is obviously afraid and reports say that he fears he would be killed (fragged?) were he to make the trip. He has also said that he objects to such a gesture because he’s opposed to the troops being over there. It’s fair to assume that the troops aren’t too happy about it either, but they do their duty.
So Happy Thanksgiving everybody. And while you’re having your turkey, try to forget that our president is a chicken. Enjoy this time with your families and friends. And look forward to a future that relieves us all from the harm (and embarrassment) foisted on us by an ignorant, reckless, narcissistic “leader” who longs to be a dictator.
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When asked what he's thankful for, Trump's answer is essentially….himself.
"I've made a tremendous difference in this country." pic.twitter.com/24Y9YH4u6b
— Robert Maguire (@RobertMaguire_) November 22, 2018