Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Trump: Thin-Skinned or an Idiot?

In a speech yesterday, Trump continued his full-throated argument that his Clinton graphic wasn't anti-Semitic.

So, on a day when the news cycle should have been about the Feebies giving a pass to Hillary, he kept this story going. Which is insane. Somebody with some smarts would have known that the thing to do would have been to issue a general denial and then just shut the fuck up and let the story peter out.

But no, that's not Trump's style. He's still got a chip on his shoulder about the "short-fingered vulgarian" insult of the 1980s. So you know he's not going to let this fade away.

Even though that would be the politically intelligent thing to do.


Dark Avenger said...

Doctor Who: You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit the views, which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.

Robert Fowler said...

"issue a general denial and then just shut the fuck up"

Trump has the knowledge, he just doesn't have the ability.