One of the most embarrassing things about having an emotionally stunted, narcissistic bully serving as president is having to endure his infantile outbursts whenever he feels he has been slighted. Donald Trump has absolutely no tolerance criticism, and his reaction will always be the one that most fully displays the pettiness of his alleged character.
At his Bedminster, New Jersey golf resort on Saturday, Trump hung out with some of his biker pals instead of doing any of the work that might be expected of a president. Also at the event were some reporters who had the audacity to ask him questions. One of those reporters was Maggie Haberman of the “failing” New York Times (which just reported $24 million in profits). Referencing the new tell-all book by former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, she asked Trump “Do you feel betrayed by Omarosa?” He responded “Lowlife. She’s a lowlife.”
Maggie Haberman asks Trump "Do you feel betrayed by Omarosa?"
Trump supporter: "Send them [the reporters] back out in the rain!"
Trump: "Lowlife. She's a lowlife."
A lot going on there. pic.twitter.com/I7jJOxJrs6
— Tommy Christopher (@tommyxtopher) August 11, 2018
That’s a typical response from the childish Trump, who has made it a hallmark of his presidency to throw around dumb insults that lack any originality or creativity. In fact, this particular insult he had just used the same morning to attack Christopher Steele of the Steele Dossier fame:
The big story that the Fake News Media refuses to report is lowlife Christopher Steele’s many meetings with Deputy A.G. Bruce Ohr and his beautiful wife, Nelly. It was Fusion GPS that hired Steele to write the phony & discredited Dossier, paid for by Crooked Hillary & the DNC….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 11, 2018
Setting aside the numerous falsehoods and conspiracy theories embedded in that tweet, his pathetic attempt at trash talking was, sadly, the best he was capable of. As evidence of that there are his frequent other uses of the same language. He is simply too stupid to come up with any new thoughts.
For example, in the recent past Trump has called FBI officials James Comey and Andrew McCabe low lifes:
DOJ just issued the McCabe report – which is a total disaster. He LIED! LIED! LIED! McCabe was totally controlled by Comey – McCabe is Comey!! No collusion, all made up by this den of thieves and lowlifes!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 13, 2018
And Sen. Elizabeth Warren:
@elizabethforma Goofy Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to as Pocahontas because she faked the fact she is native American, is a lowlife!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 25, 2016
And Sen. Ted Cruz:
Lying #Ted Cruz just (on election day) came out with a sneak and sleazy Robocall. He holds up the Bible but in fact is a true lowlife pol!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2016
And Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter:
.@Mayor_Nutter of Philadelphia, who is doing a terrible job, should be ashamed for using such a disgusting word in referring to me.Low life!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 9, 2015
And conservative pundit Erick Erickson:
.@EWErickson is a total low life— read his past tweets. A dummy with no “it” factor. Will fade fast.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2015
And New York Magazine editor and Daily Show head writer Dan Amira:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 18, 2013
And comedian Bill Maher:
Everyone should cancel HBO until they fire low life dummy Bill Maher! Get going now and feel good about yourself!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 2, 2013
Let’s give him credit for at least one being right about Ted Cruz. But in general Trump is just lashing out like a toddler throwing a tantrum. It’s a display of puerile bluster that brings nothing but shame to the American people. But there’s nothing that he can do about it. After all, he said himself that:
Everybody tells me not to hit back at the lowlifes that go after me for PR–sorry, but I must. It's my nature.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2012
It’s his nature. Let that sink in. And them remember that he’s our president. And when you’re finished retching, be sure to recommit yourself to doing everything that you possibly can to end this humiliating episode in the low life of America.
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