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originally posted by: UnBreakable
I find it amusing that so many people who say Trump's blunt, coarse choice of language is so unbecoming of someone who wants to attain the prestigious office. Apparently that's a prerequisite for some who actually held the office. But today's world of 24/7 news coverage and social media makes it more pronounced.
"A Brief History of Political Profanity"
"President Obama wants to kick some ass. During a June 8 interview with Matt Lauer on the Today show, Obama said he had been talking to experts about the BP oil spill so he could learn enough information to find out "whose ass to kick." The comment wasn't particularly vulgar — we've heard worse from Vice President Joe Biden — but coarse language always seems shocking when it comes from the mouth of a President.
Until recently, vulgar outbursts were often cleaned up before they were reported to the public. Jack Garner, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Vice President from 1933 to 1941, once said the job of VP was "not worth a pitcher of warm piss."
Lyndon B. Johnson had a famously dirty mouth. He chided Canada's Lester Pearson for his anti-Vietnam stance by saying, "You pissed on my rug," and once likened the difference between a Senator and a Representative to "the difference between chicken salad and chicken s___." He even considered removing J. Edgar Hoover as FBI chief but changed his mind, reasoning that "it's probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside pissing in."
Yet despite Johnson's many outbursts, Richard Nixon holds the unofficial record for being the most openly profane U.S. President — probably because he recorded much of what he said in the Oval Office. In a taped 1971 conversation between the President and two of his aides, Nixon called Mexicans "dishonest," said that blacks lived "like a bunch of dogs" and that San Francisco was full of "fags" and "decorators." And that was just one conversation".
The same thing happened to then Texas Governor George W. Bush in 2000, when he called veteran New York Times reporter Adam Clymer "a major league asshole".
originally posted by: olaru12
Trump should either STFU or address our problems with real solutions instead of fantasy BS. "Mexicans build a wall"
I don't vote for mooks!!!
I don't mind Trumps language; but his fascist tendencies sure as hell do....I hold as evidence that "seig hiel" salute from his supporters. That's BS!!
originally posted by: crazyewok
a reply to: Grimpachi Whith those options I would look at just not voting then move or go travelling for next 4 years and let the rest of America stew in there own stupidity.
originally posted by: crazyewok
a reply to: nonspecific
If I had not been 9 at the time I probably would of buggered off when that piece of # got elected.
Funny I actually cried when that "thing" got elected. Even at 9 I knew he was a slim ball.
Obviously I have a good judge of charector!
I find it amusing that so many people who say Trump's blunt, coarse choice of language is so unbecoming of someone who wants to attain the prestigious office.
“I will and the wall just got 10 feet taller, believe me. It just got 10 feet taller. I saw him make that — I saw him make the statement. I saw him use the word that he used. I can only tell you, if I would have used even half of that word, it would have been national scandal. This guy used a filthy, disgusting word on television and he should be ashamed of himself and he should apologize, OK?”