Imagine a 2011 Obama interview in which he mused about the New Black Panthers supporting him in case things “got to a certain point.” https://t.co/9B0tcSdZpv
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) March 14, 2019
I think the real “news” here is that the Wingnut Welfare Wurlitzer is apparently trying to make Paul Ryan the new Nancy Pelosi — an all-purpose excuse for their collective failures:
For those asking for more context: Breitbart says the quote came as Trump was arguing that the left plays politics in a more "vicious" manner than his side, even though "the tough people" are on his side. Here's the link. https://t.co/7LPLaHqBZJ
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) March 14, 2019
(… because there were only so many futile attempts to subpoena the clouds in Jerome Corsi’s head that even Paul Ryan was willing to undertake… )
I think it's more of a hope than a threat. Trump's supporters aren't as bad & violent & criminal as he hopes they are. They peacefully watched President Obama inaugurated twice. They'll do that again for the next Democrat. Let's not help him fan his imaginary flame.
— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) March 14, 2019
Yeah, that’s the problem: America hasn’t slid anywhere near down the economic greasy pole as Russia… and even in his younger fitter days, Donald was nowhere near as physically intimidating as Vladimir:
Ok… going to meet bikers. Brass knuckles. Leather jackets. Boots. Knives. Hell on two wheels. Need to look tough.
Trump: *does duckface*
— ?Comrade the American? (@USA_Comrade) March 14, 2019