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Why Can't Trump Take a Joke.

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posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:40 AM
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a reply to: narrator

Why the preference for Clooney? Because he wears noiicer clothes and speaks a little more eloquently?
Is that what Presidential is?
You sound like you want someone to play to emotions even if it is all fake over someone who will actually force positive change. If you get both it's a bonus.
I would contend the priority is policy and a nice to have is a statesman.




posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:48 AM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin

originally posted by: sapien82
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

to be fair the day we stop taking the piss out of our elected officials we are in trouble !

and the day we allow our elected officials the opportunity , they will shut it down because its anti government.

No one should be safe from parody/ satire !


Some of our more right-leaning Trump supporting members don't seem to understand that though...


I would say some of the left leaning members dont understand that.
It's the politically correct left that say you cannot mock or make fun of muslims, people of color , gays ect..

I agree no one should be safe from satire, but its littered with double standards.
I was flipping though HBO and some black comedian lady was doing a full show of bashing white people

If any of those jokes were flipped, it wouldn't be acceptable.
You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.

These comedy shows have great material in aoc.
Lady says just print more money
Wants to stop a majority of fossils fuels in 10 years
Says the tax money Amazon would have given should go into other avenues.
She really thought it was money already there they could be spent.

This is a+ comedy material...so where is snl and the late night shows.

Crickets because they are part of the liberal media with a clear agenda that know only know how to attack and mock the president .



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:49 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

Pisses me off so bad that we don't have the same equivalent in the UK , aye sure we have mock the week
but its a BBC show !

We simply dont have enough satire of politics in the UK like we used to have spitting image
and I always used to think politics was a joke because of how silly they were portrayed in the spitting image
and its facts party politics and left right dichotomy of the US is a joke too!

Give me more political satire and parody , show these bastards up for what they really are!



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:49 AM
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a reply to: UKTruth

If you're a CEO of a multi-billionaire business, what type of spokesman do you want?
A) The one who acts like a buffoon, insulting women and calling them names and refuse to listen to people.
or
B) A polite person who is well spoken and is willing to listen and be diplomatic, giving your company a good image, boosting your profit.



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:52 AM
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a reply to: Bloodworth




You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.



Its a bit like porn, you can't quite define it but you know it when you see it.

There is a difference between being racist, homophobic or bigoted and then joking about Trumps little hands and how he speaks on a comedy show. Even at that you can absolutely still make gay jokes or jokes about black dudes if you want to, it depends very much on the context and the motivation behind the joke. The Grand Wizard of the KKK making jokes about black people though is probably going to be racist.

So you're not really answering the question here, why can't trump take a joke?

What he is thin skinned
edit on 20-2-2019 by OtherSideOfTheCoin because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:54 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

Have I Got News for you is pretty good at times but Mock the Weeks has gone down hill in my view, never been the same since Frankie took it to far joking about Diana getting gang banged in a mine field....still one of the funniest jokes ever though.

I think its time they modernised spitting image that could be pretty funny at times.



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:55 AM
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originally posted by: Bloodworth

originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin

originally posted by: sapien82
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

to be fair the day we stop taking the piss out of our elected officials we are in trouble !

and the day we allow our elected officials the opportunity , they will shut it down because its anti government.

No one should be safe from parody/ satire !


Some of our more right-leaning Trump supporting members don't seem to understand that though...


If any of those jokes were flipped, it wouldn't be acceptable.
You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.


You can mock them if you are in one of those categories !

I think comedians who aren't in a minority group just wont even touch it with a barge pole because of the social media backlash!


I love Dave Chappelle , but no white comedian would ever go to the levels of race jokes that Chappelle uses !
it would be social suicide your career would be over .

A straight man would risk his comedy career doing all gay jokes now , because they were done to the death in the 80's
Eddie Murphy et al !

Comedians now , well male comedians just seem to be all doing the same show , jokes about the state of masculinity , our toxic behaviour , gender identity .

If I was a comedian Id just take the piss out of politics because they aren't a minority or a protected group
and fully deserve our criticism!

I have noticed this a lot in Netflix comedy specials , gay comedians will make lots of jokes about straight people, make lots of jokes about their community etc



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:58 AM
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a reply to: sapien82




You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.





One of the best gay jokes av ever heard...mock the week its not all bad



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 06:59 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

even still have I got news for you BBC ! (if its BBC its not for me ) , I find most of the comedians on there as condescending pricks!

they are so embedded in the industry they are all probably involved with politics despite a career in ripping it a new one!
They will be rubbin shoulders with the BBC heads !

Show me a political satire , that isnt run on BBC , then we can have a proper discussion about political comedy in the UK.

Isn't it very telling that there are no political satires which aren't hosted by the BBC



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:00 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

Johnathan pie?



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:04 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

hahahah larry is a gid yin!

Aye its funny but he is gay !

you just wont see any straight comedian do gay jokes now because its been done to the death.
Even battle rappers dont write homosexual bars anymore!

are comedians losing their edge or are they still risky ?



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:08 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

I suppose we can count Johnathan as he is on an independent platform!

but not really because he doesn't have the backing of a tv studio!
imagine if there was a show which was political satire but had funding and wasn't independent in the sense of youtube !



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:51 AM
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Why?

Because "jokes" changed from jabs about jelly beans and peanuts into bloody severed heads and death threats.

Thats why.



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:57 AM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: Bloodworth




You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.



Its a bit like porn, you can't quite define it but you know it when you see it.

There is a difference between being racist, homophobic or bigoted and then joking about Trumps little hands and how he speaks on a comedy show. Even at that you can absolutely still make gay jokes or jokes about black dudes if you want to, it depends very much on the context and the motivation behind the joke. The Grand Wizard of the KKK making jokes about black people though is probably going to be racist.

So you're not really answering the question here, why can't trump take a joke?

What he is thin skinned


My answers was he can absolutely take a joke.

As someone who is facing the level of opposition never seen before, he Is doing very well.

Most would have folded or would have had their past come out.

These are people who the last 2 years worked tirelessly to find dirt on trump.

Trump is extremely tough skinned....



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 07:58 AM
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a reply to: Vroomfondel

Nope because he is whiny lil baby who cries when he is made fun. Someone should tell him to stop making it so easy for comedians, stop being a moron, speak coherently, say something intelligent at least once and stop being such a sensitive lil p**sy.



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 08:00 AM
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It's obvious why Trump can't take a joke. It's the same reason why he can't take criticism... for ANYTHING. And the same reason he claims he is smarter than EVERYONE. Smarter than his administration, smarter than his generals... he is THE.. most humble - least racist - most smarterest - on and on it goes.

Just stop with the sad defenses. Why can't any of his followers just admit his faults? He really isn't Jesus, you know. He does have faults. And they absolutely include a ridiculous thin skin, huge braggart, narcissism and a personal belief of harsh revenge if slighted. He also will take credit for everything, and give no one else credit for their successes. Comes from growing up with a silver spoon and having all your employees kiss your butt your entire career. Which is why I have to laugh my butt off when he says crap to the lower middle class like.. "I am just like you." And they believe him! It seriously boggles the mind.

I can't believe people actually try to come up with reasoning that puts the blame on his opponents, for Trump's obvious character flaws.
edit on 20-2-2019 by fleabit because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 08:02 AM
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originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: Bloodworth




You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.



Its a bit like porn, you can't quite define it but you know it when you see it.

There is a difference between being racist, homophobic or bigoted and then joking about Trumps little hands and how he speaks on a comedy show. Even at that you can absolutely still make gay jokes or jokes about black dudes if you want to, it depends very much on the context and the motivation behind the joke. The Grand Wizard of the KKK making jokes about black people though is probably going to be racist.

So you're not really answering the question here, why can't trump take a joke?

What he is thin skinned


..and there it is.
A blank cheque to decide who can tell which jokes, when they are funny, when they are offensive.
That is EXACTLY the problem today.

You also answered your own question.

The Grand Wizard of the KKK making jokes about black people though is probably going to be racist.


You see a rabid anti-Trumper insulting Trump under the guise of a joke is probably going to be offensive and not taken as a joke.
The best answers are always the ones you discover for yourself. I am glad you got there.


edit on 20/2/2019 by UKTruth because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 08:12 AM
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originally posted by: sapien82

originally posted by: Bloodworth

originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin

originally posted by: sapien82
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

to be fair the day we stop taking the piss out of our elected officials we are in trouble !

and the day we allow our elected officials the opportunity , they will shut it down because its anti government.

No one should be safe from parody/ satire !


Some of our more right-leaning Trump supporting members don't seem to understand that though...


If any of those jokes were flipped, it wouldn't be acceptable.
You cannot mock islam, you cannot mock blacks, you cannot mock gays. You cannot mock certain races if they resemble animals.


You can mock them if you are in one of those categories !

I think comedians who aren't in a minority group just wont even touch it with a barge pole because of the social media backlash!


I love Dave Chappelle , but no white comedian would ever go to the levels of race jokes that Chappelle uses !
it would be social suicide your career would be over .

A straight man would risk his comedy career doing all gay jokes now , because they were done to the death in the 80's
Eddie Murphy et al !

Comedians now , well male comedians just seem to be all doing the same show , jokes about the state of masculinity , our toxic behaviour , gender identity .

If I was a comedian Id just take the piss out of politics because they aren't a minority or a protected group
and fully deserve our criticism!

I have noticed this a lot in Netflix comedy specials , gay comedians will make lots of jokes about straight people, make lots of jokes about their community etc




Not true, that only holds true to white people.

Dave Chappelle dressed in white face and does a nerdy I'm a white guy impression.
I saw on HBO the other day this back lady do a whole show on bashing white people.. real cringe worthy racist stuff.

I wrote a great response but it got deleted.

Aoc is comedic gold but snl and late night talk show host wont touch it.

There is a lot they cant touch and there is a ton of comedic material on muslims, illegals and the LGBTQ community.
But it's clear you cannot criticize those groups.

By me there are either kids who ride in groups on bmx bikes or 30 year old central American immigrants.
So it was funny the other day when I was lost and thought to ask a group of local kids on bikes for directions , to only encounter a bunch of 5 foot 5 men.

The real kicker was on the way back later in the day dropping off 5 kids from junior high, one child from the back yelled hey thats my bike when we passed the same group.

That's funny....

Or what's with certain cultures spelling names completely wrong.
Like that jussie smollett guy, was it supposed to be jessie but the dr couldnt understand the parents or the parents couldn't spell.

You see these names that almost look and sound like real names but they have their own spelling and pronunciation. Some of the examples are very funny...

Imagine a skit with Obama talking freely walking sucking down a newport.

Even though it's what he did in reality, it wouldn't be acceptable. Funny but not acceptable



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 08:13 AM
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Left: Prod, prod, prod, insult, prod, prod, prod

The right and Trump: hmmm ok, sad

Left: Prod, prod, insult, slander, lie, prod, prod, play drums

The right and Trump: Hmmm ok, hilarious

Left: Idiot comments disguised as jokes, prod, prod, lie more, prod, punch to get a reaction

The right and Trump: It's getting really annoying now

Left: Prod more, lie, insult, prod, kick and scream

The right and Trump: Turn round and sucker punch!

Left: Wahhh, why can't they take a joke? Run away to their safe spaces.



posted on Feb, 20 2019 @ 08:35 AM
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originally posted by: Hecate666
Left: Prod, prod, prod, insult, prod, prod, prod

The right and Trump: hmmm ok, sad

Left: Prod, prod, insult, slander, lie, prod, prod, play drums

The right and Trump: Hmmm ok, hilarious

Left: Idiot comments disguised as jokes, prod, prod, lie more, prod, punch to get a reaction

The right and Trump: It's getting really annoying now

Left: Prod more, lie, insult, prod, kick and scream

The right and Trump: Turn round and sucker punch!

Left: Wahhh, why can't they take a joke? Run away to their safe spaces.



Except that isn't close to the reality why Trump can't take a joke.. or criticism. Nice deflection however!







 
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