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originally posted by: RainbowPhoenix
originally posted by: kaylaluv
She actually said, “does one of us have to come out alive”, not can she be the only one to come out alive. The way she said it implies they would kill each other.
It seems like a lot of people these days struggle with context and how to accurately comprehend it. Like they are sitting waiting on the edge of their seats waiting for any phrase that can be twisted and mangled into their version of whatever it was you actually said so they can be offended. It's frustrating and brings to mind an old Mark Twain quote about not playing chess with pigeons.
originally posted by: shooterbrody
a reply to: matafuchs
Can you imagine if Trump had stated ANYTHING close to this. Any WHITE elected official or business owner or actor?
it just wasn't about anyone famous so you have forgotten...
"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters,"
originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: matafuchs
a US senator talking like that is unconscionable.
originally posted by: matafuchs
Now, if Trump had said he could shoot Obama on 5th Avenue and his supporters would still vote for him is that a joke? It is all implied right? I would NOT have been comfortable with that statement from him. However, his statement was about support not harm.
NO elected official should talk in this capacity about a sitting president. Not now, 4 years ago or 200 years ago. It should not happen.
A 20th-century artistic rendering of the July 11, 1804 duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton by J. Mund
Location Weehawken, New Jersey, U.S.
Date July 11, 1804
Target Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr
Weapons Wogdon pistols
Deaths 1 (Hamilton)
Perpetrators Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton
The Burr–Hamilton duel was fought between prominent American politicians Aaron Burr, the sitting Vice President of the United States, and Alexander Hamilton, the former Secretary of the Treasury, at Weehawken, New Jersey on July 11, 1804. The duel was the culmination of a long and bitter rivalry between the two men. Hamilton shot first, only to miss and hit a tree directly behind Burr; whether or not this was a deloping or "throwing away" of one's first shot in order to halt a duel is still a matter of historical debate. Burr then responded by shooting and mortally wounding Hamilton, who was carried to the home of William Bayard, where he died the next day.