Skip to comments.Trump Takes On All Comers, Believing Himself the Victor
Posted on 10/01/2017 7:25:30 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
WASHINGTON President Trump flew by helicopter Sunday afternoon to Jersey City to watch the Presidents Cup golf tournament, where he presented the trophy to the winner. In Mr. Trumps mind, that is something he knows about: winning. In fact, he would argue, he was winning all weekend.
Never mind that opponents, independent analysts and even some of his own advisers winced at his latest outbursts. Whether it was blasting the mayor of San Juan, P.R., or excoriating kneeling football players or undercutting his own secretary of state, Mr. Trump was convinced that he was putting points on the board, according to those close to him.
His view of politics is unlike that of any president in modern times. Where other occupants of the Oval Office might go out of their way to avoid public fights with hurricane victims, popular athletes or members of their own team, Mr. Trump relishes them. He thinks they make him look strong. His base cheers him on. If the Twitter blasts leave collateral damage or inflame racial tensions or alienate his cabinet, those are trade-offs the president is willing to make in the quest to appear tough.
And he has an argument to make. While his campaign against National Football League players who kneel on the sidelines during the national anthem to protest racial injustice drew outraged protests from the sports world and Washington cognoscenti, Mr. Trump was lionized as a champion of patriotism in the conservative online world. Core supporters, who may have been upset at his bipartisan deal with Chuck and Nancy and his endorsement of Senator Mitch McConnells candidate in Alabama, rallied behind him by booing players, selling tickets or turning off their televisions.
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The President certainly has you liberal schmucks attention, doesn’t he?
Well, last I checked, he did, kinda, like win that election thingy last November. That thingy that no one in the liberal media thought he had a chance of winning.
This is the clip that CNN didn’t find amusing?
President Trump is my HERO!!!
“Trump Takes On All Comers, Believing Himself the Victor”
You mean he isn’t?
Fighting back against those who lie about him DOES make him look strong Times.
The San Juan mayor is risking the lives of her own people to score points with her democrat overseers.
I bet their “wincing” caused them to tightly hold their man bags. I wonder if their panties bunched-up?
The President certainly has you liberal schmucks attention, doesnt he?
“Where other occupants of the Oval Office might go out of their way to avoid public fights..”
POTUS DJT is not afraid of the dishonest lying media.
POTUS DJT relishes in trashing the #FAKEAMERICANS spewing #FAKENEWS.
The #FAKEAMERICANS spewing #FAKENEWS have been so thoroughly trashed by the POTUS DJT, that the general population no longer believes in or trusts the #FAKEAMERICANS spewing #FAKENEWS.
And now, the #FAKEAMERICANS spewing #FAKENEWS are whining!!
Poor baby #FAKEAMERICANS spewing #FAKENEWS.
I said that to one of my liberal sisters in an email and she went ballistic! They can't understand that President Trump is doing exactly what we like.
Are you talking about this idiot?
The one who stood in front of pallets of relief supplies to whine about not getting any relief supplies?
The wincing mincing weenies of anti-Trumpism.
Like a 3 foot long turd in an unflushed toilet...
Peter Baker probably thinks the New York Times is winning - when in fact they’re going broke and taking a whole industry down with them...
Peter needs to ‘shine the light’ on his own profession...
Indeed, with all this talk about kneeling these days, what we ought to all be genuflecting about is how grateful to God we are for a savior like President Trump!!!
It is so heartbreaking to watch him have to endure so many slings and arrows when all he cares about is trying his utmost to save our very lives!!!
I live in the Baltimore suburbs (at least my country overwhelmingly voted for Trump in November); still, I wish I could feel a little freer to publicly proclaim my support for our magnificent Commander-in-Chief!!!
I pray that it will soon become more socially acceptable to champion all of President Trump’s diligent efforts to MAGA!!!
Blah, blah, blah, I love my President. Good luck with your talking points.
Well, in just 8 months he’s come all the way from being Hitler to being mean to millionaires.
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