Traditionally, former presidents gracefully recede from the limelight of the presidency for at least several months as a new chief executive settles into the position. It’s period during which both the president and the people become accustomed to the change and set a course for the future.
But never let it be said that Donald Trump ever did anything traditional, graceful, or in the best interests of the people. His ego is far to bloated for that. So after taking the stage at the Conservative Political Action Cult (CPAC) on Sunday afternoon – more than an hour late – Trump proceeded to exalt himself in the familiar torrent of lies and whining that are typical of his public tirades. And true to form, this speech was a rambling outpouring of grievances and vainglorious victimhood.
Trump babbled incoherently for 90 minutes, whining about how he supposedly won the 2020 election. He was recklessly regurgitating the lies that resulted in the deadly Trump Insurrection on Capitol Hill, lies that were repeatedly debunked long ago. He ranted about immigration, his favorite vehicle of bigotry that so titillates his hateful followers. And he made the bizarre claim that no one ever said “I love you,” to any previous American president. President Obama has a ready response to that…
Trump’s CPAC sermon had one particularly conspicuous thread running through it. His obsession with President Joe Biden was evident throughout. He name-checked Biden forty-eight (48!) times. And each mention was another opportunity to lash out with wholly unsupported invectives and flagrant falsehoods. He led off with this ludicrous assessment of Biden’s term in office that has elapsed for all of one month:
“We all knew that the Biden administration was going to be bad, but none of us even imagined just how bad they would be. […] Joe Biden has had the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history.”
And Trump’s disparaging discourse was all downhill from there. Interestingly, he didn’t reserve his hostility for Biden and the Democrats. While castigating “the fake news media and their toxic cancel culture,” Trump embarked on a cavalcade of the coarsest political and cultural cancelation:
“We cannot have leaders who show more passion for condemning their fellow Americans than they have ever shown for standing up to Democrats, the media and the radicals who want to turn America into a socialist country. Instead of attacking me and more importantly, the voters of our movement, top establishment Republicans in Washington should be spending your energy and opposing Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, and the Democrats.” […]
“The Democrats don’t have grand-standers like Mitt Romney, little Ben Sasse, Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Pat Toomey; and in the House, Tom Rice, South Carolina, Adam Kinzinger, Dan Newhouse, Anthony Gonzalez. That’s another beauty. Fred Upton, Jamie Herrera Butler, Peter Meyer, John Katko, David Valadeo. And of course the warmonger, a person that loves seeing our troops fighting, Liz Cheney.”
Did he leave anyone out? Oh yeah. There were “The RINOs that we’re surrounded with [who] will destroy the Republican Party and the American worker and will destroy our country itself.” This isn’t the first time that Trump has gone after these GOP traitors.
Fox News hasn’t been spared the whip either. Even though Fox News was the only major news network that offered a live airing of Trump’s CPAC-of-lies.
For the record, despite Fox’s obedient carriage of everything Trump does and says, to date Fox News has not aired a single White House press briefing, which the Biden team has returned to doing daily. Nor have they aired a single press conference by the White House COVID-19 Response Team.
The most startling thing about this stump screech is that anyone could listen to it again. After all, it is nearly identical to every blather-fest that Trump has presided over for the past four years. It’s only been updated to include the Big Lie about the “stolen” election. But his cult disciples seem totally unaware that they are being subjected to a robo-speech on an endless loop. Which is the best evidence that they have indeed been indoctrinated into a glassy-eyed cult of Trump worshipers. Where they go one, they go all.
NOTE: Twitter recently suspended the News Corpse account after 11 years without giving a reason. So if anyone wants to tweet articles from my website, please feel free to do so often and repeatedly. Also, Be sure to visit and follow News Corpse on Instagram. Thanks for your support.
How Fox News Deceives and Controls Their Flock:
Fox Nation vs. Reality: The Fox News Cult of Ignorance.
Available now at Amazon.
8 thoughts on “OBSESSION: Trump Attacked Pres Biden 48 Times in His CPAC Harangue”
Trump and all those fuckers at CPAC make me want to puke!
Um, Tyrant? Kinda disingenuous since the whole point of Fux Spews and your Church of the SubMoron is to “show more passion for condemning their fellow Americans.”
Yet again, he demonstrates that the Seditionists have NO idea what socialism is and to what degree we depend on it (social security, Medicare, etc.).
And, of course, that “top establishment Republicans in Washington should be spending your energy and opposing Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, and the Democrats” nonsense? Our government was founded to require ALL PARTIES — the Congress, the Court, and the Executive — to work TOGETHER to accomplish ANYTHING. And then we developed political parties, which have now so utterly polarized this government that We treat They as The Enemy. In the last decade, our government has fallen into a standstill: the Seditionists won’t work with the Democrats and consider those who DO to be traitors.
And, of course, the Seditionists whine that Biden is doing Executive Orders because the Seditionists pretty much told him to pound sand. Unlike Your Beloved God (and, let’s face it, Obama), Biden recognizes that a lot of work needs to be done, and he seems prepared to take any action to actually DO it.
Which of course is the point: What are the Seditionists MORE angry about? That Biden can’t deal with the Seditionists any more than the Seditionists want to deal with Biden? Or the fact that HE is doing what Their Beloved God never did and wouldn’t know how to do it if he tried?
Kali, you slipped in a wee line that suggests you think Obama didn’t recognize “that a lot of work needs to be done.” Tell me that’s not what you meant, because if it is, if that’s what you believe, you were willfully blind all during his years of GOP obstructionism … the same tactic McConnell’s troops are using now against Biden, for the same reasons.
No, that isn’t what I was suggesting. My main concern with Obama was always that he would only go so far for change and no further. And he was too quick to push for a consensus with the “Republicans,” which he never got and they weren’t going to give him anyway.
But he kept trying to push for that consensus, and the obstruction continued to increase since the ReichLiars wanted to destroy Obama.
So, in the end, Obama didn’t accomplish everything he wanted and promised. I think Biden understands that he isn’t going to get any cooperation from the Seditionists and is working around that limitation. If so, Biden may get more accomplished in the long run than Obama.
Comments are closed.