This man is a pig.
So is everyone at this rally. https://t.co/OxyP4A0uyq
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) October 3, 2018
An’ Ah’m proud to be a Deplorable / Cuz at least Ah know Ah’m free / Of the social norms that a wider world / Tried so hard to force on me…
Donald Trump is a pig.
People at that rally laughing as he mocks a woman who calmly, deliberately recounted being sexually attacked? All pigs.
The trolls who are about to reply to this message by smearing her further? Pigs.
None are worth the good profanity. Just pigs in shit..
— David Simon (@AoDespair) October 3, 2018
“None are worth the good profanity” — I like that.
The president is an awful man and an affront to democracy AND ALSO one reason redhats go to his rallies is to see him traduce common decency. Trump saying something offensive is basically “Anyway here’s Wonderwall”.
— Paul Musgrave ?????? (@profmusgrave) October 3, 2018
Adam Serwer, at the Atlantic, “The Cruelty Is the Point”:
… Taking joy in that suffering is more human than most would like to admit. Somewhere on the wide spectrum between adolescent teasing and the smiling white men in the lynching photographs are the Trump supporters whose community is built by rejoicing in the anguish of those they see as unlike them, who have found in their shared cruelty an answer to the loneliness and atomization of modern life.
The laughter undergirds the daily spectacle of insincerity, as the president and his aides pledge fealty to bedrock democratic principles they have no intention of respecting…