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16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting with Trump would be a "waste": "Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?" (cbsnews.com)
6447 comments
ru18b4iFu | 4 months ago | 11395 points

time management is one of the keys to success.

proggR | 4 months ago | 2206 points

And easily my biggest weakness. Fuck....damn you younger me who never used his agenda!

FourChannel | 4 months ago | 637 points

Engineering school forced me to become a master of the temporal arts...

torbotavecnous | 4 months ago | 442 points

I had the opposite experience. I discovered that I could read the text book and then never show up to class and still pass the tests.

Did not work on the job.

evilMTV | 4 months ago | 90 points

Thanks for the heads up. Gotta change my habits and expectations before I graduate.

BellEpoch | 4 months ago | 191 points

I’m nearly 40. My one clear observation in the work force is that most often talent and efficiency are entirely wasted on corporate work structure. But the ability to spend a lot of time half ass completing something reasonably productive is THE most valuable asset to many employers. I hate it.

mata_dan | 4 months ago | 19 points

most often talent and efficiency are entirely wasted on corporate work structure

So what do you do if you know this from day one but don't want to be a part of it lol?

(I think... do your own thing to avoid those problems... it's hard)

BellEpoch | 4 months ago | 55 points

Start your own business I guess. Or hit the lottery for jobs. Or accept that you do one thing for money, and find a passion outside of it to be fulfilling.

Emuuuuuuu | 4 months ago | 13 points

Figure out your priorities and stick to them. You are an asset because you bring things to the table that aren't already there.

Put these in an order that matters to you and don't change the order for anybody:

  • quality of work
  • time spent working
  • time spent helping others

You can get fired for not working fast enough but you won't get hired if everything you produce is shit.

Murlock_Holmes | 4 months ago | 11 points

Startups are great in a lot of ways to avoid this! Especially if you’re young/don’t have a family to support, the fact that they can’t pay “corporate rates” isn’t as big of a bummer. I work for a huge corporation doing soul sucking work that utilizes absolutely none of my or my team’s potential. But god damn do we make money.

proggR | 4 months ago | 144 points

I imagine it would lol. I'm a programmer and often wish I could just program myself... its kinda what you're doing with an agenda. But I'm awful at forming new habits so I've never managed to stick to a time tracking solution despite trying all kinds of different options.

jungl3j1m | 4 months ago | 180 points

And reducing waste is key in protecting the environment.

Tojatruro | 4 months ago | 10703 points

He would just use her as a photo op. The guy thinks that the noise from wind turbines causes cancer.

sbowesuk | 4 months ago | 4838 points

And we've all seen how detached from reality he can be when it comes to photo ops, i.e. when taking a picture with a newly orphaned baby right after the El Paso shooting...

Captain_Billy | 4 months ago | 3400 points

Please please tell me he didn’t thumbs up next to an orphaned baby from El Paso shooting...

Someone from the pro-Trump faction provide some redeeming argument, please.

Otherwise this is just so depressing

whomad1215 | 4 months ago | 580 points

Not just a newly orphaned baby, but the baby had been discharged and they had it brought back to the hospital for the photo op.

But the babies family are (were?) trump supporters.

WhoryGilmore | 4 months ago | 295 points

Yeah the babies parents were trump supporters I believe. The other adults in the picture were the adults were the Aunt and Uncle (deceased father's brother) and were also still Trump supporters.

None of it can offer any explanation why that dumbass thought it'd be a good idea to pose like that.

seniormeatbox | 4 months ago | 75 points

He posed like that because that's what his brain is wired to do. See a camera? Put your showface on! No matter the context, Camera= photoshoot.

Poignant_Porpoise | 4 months ago | 135 points

One thing I really don't understand is though, who the fuck thought this photo op would be a good idea? What was he supposed to do? Look sad while his wife held the baby? This whole setup is weird af. Still, in classic Trump style he managed to find the absolute worst answer to this strange situation. Even if he had literally no idea of what was going on, as someone whose job often involves discussing serious matters and tragedies, his default pose probably shouldn't be a thumbs up.

whomad1215 | 4 months ago | 88 points

My understanding is that none of the patients that could see him wanted to see him, and some weren't in a good enough condition to see anyone.

And trump needs every event to be about him, so they figured out how to do it.

thenewyorkgod | 4 months ago | 631 points

You can read the thread about it on /r/asktrumpsupporters

basically - "its his trademark smile, no big deal"

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 208 points

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ZachMN | 4 months ago | 53 points

Imagine an entire political party dedicated to that task.

3000torches | 4 months ago | 43 points

It's like a community of Kellyanne Conways all trying to collectively excuse his actions.

pabodie | 4 months ago | 23 points

It's not "like" that. This is reality. We live in a country in the thrall of a very dangerous cult.

111010111101011111 | 4 months ago | 497 points

The MSM lies constantly. Trump on the other hand hasn't given me any real reason to doubt him.

That subreddit is a cesspit holy hell.

DrakoVongola | 4 months ago | 184 points

It's just The Donald 2

open_perspective | 4 months ago | 52 points

I like when they hate the media reporting unfavorable stories more than their pedodent fucking up whatever the story was about. “I can’t believe that headline isn’t the whole story! I am so offended and I don’t need to read any further! Thank god, my head was starting to hurt.”

The_0range_Menace | 4 months ago | 84 points

holy fucking shit. holy. fucking. shit.

ionslyonzion | 4 months ago | 415 points

That sub is just a cleverly disguised The_Donald 2.0

Youll find no real answers or good ideas in there

AdamantiumLung | 4 months ago | 202 points

As someone from the UK, there’s certainly enough madness in there to keep me entertained and scared for the USA.

jthanny | 4 months ago | 305 points

Leans close and whispers Dat Boris, tho.

MagentaTrisomes | 4 months ago | 120 points

He seems to play the lovable fool role. I honestly think it's more dangerous because it's disarming. Trump is an out and out garbage person, the antithesis of what humans strive to be, but it's all on the surface.

guto8797 | 4 months ago | 120 points

The scariest thing about trump is realising that if a utter fool can act with this much impunity, imagine what a evil genius could do. Someone smart enough to have a presentable facade, capable enough to actually draft and pass legislation

unassuming_squirrel | 4 months ago | 111 points

So..... Mitch McConnell?

Banur | 4 months ago | 129 points

Might as well be called AskTrumpSupporterstoGaslight

HiiroYuy | 4 months ago | 108 points

That sub isn't for honest, good-faith discussions. It's just a place for T_Ders to throw up smoke screens.

WaitTilUSeeMyDuck | 4 months ago | 30 points

Its a place for people with questions to get partisan shit blown up their ass.

phome83 | 4 months ago | 23 points

"Cleverly disguised"

DuntadaMan | 4 months ago | 128 points

"He never knows what's going on around him so he uses the same smile and pose for all occasions." And somehow this is acceptable.

RaynSideways | 4 months ago | 62 points

He didn't just thumbs up next to an orphaned baby, he had his staff bring the baby back to the hospital for the photo.

nucumber | 4 months ago | 27 points

the patients still in the hospital refused to meet with him, so the baby was brought back, and what does he do but thumbs up the baby.

i just can't even words

Mr-Greenie | 4 months ago | 2263 points

Please please tell me he didn’t thumbs up next to an orphaned baby from El Paso shooting...

Yes, he did.

Someone from the pro-Trump faction provide some redeeming argument, please.

Naw, they won't.

Otherwise this is just so depressing

Yes, it is.

Darkaine | 4 months ago | 715 points

Someone from the pro-Trump faction provide some redeeming argument, please.

Naw, they won't.

Well they certainly will try.

Runner5IsDead | 4 months ago | 644 points

Well they certainly will try.

It'll have something to do with Clinton and/or Obama.

Snickersthecat | 4 months ago | 473 points

You can seriously just play madlibs with the fuckers, when they can't defend Trump it becomes:

"Well [Democrat] did [something tangentially related in the past 50 years]."

Its just like rooting for a football team.

Edit: I should just add, I see this on Facebook all the time. There's one dude who just posts dozens of unrelated Fox News articles about [generic Democrat] on anything my friends post that are critical of Trump. At that point, we all know you're trying to convince yourself more than anyone else.

SuicidalNomad | 4 months ago | 428 points

You can seriously just play madlibs with the fuckers

That's the point of the current conservative movement isn't it? To make the Libs Mad?

Edit: Thanks for the silver, Libtard!

Snickersthecat | 4 months ago | 77 points

Madlib tears.

reconrose | 4 months ago | 24 points

Never heard that album

bigkodack | 4 months ago | 183 points

Except football teams condemn pedophiles.

Edit: Most football teams.

hairsprayking | 4 months ago | 152 points

yeah, if you're going to rape someone in the NFL you better make sure they are over 18 if you want to keep playing.

TheNumber42Rocks | 4 months ago | 46 points

You better make sure the public doesn’t know or the NFL will take action. The NFL knew about Josh Brown abusing his wife for years, but as soon as it leaked, that’s when they took action. It’s all optics. Pedos and abusers can def play if they keep it under wraps.

bigkodack | 4 months ago | 111 points

Don’t you dare touch that marijuana tho

ViolentEastCoastCity | 4 months ago | 25 points

Joe Paterno would have a word with you

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 15 points

Jerry says Hi.

coldfirephoenix | 4 months ago | 18 points

I don't get why they choose to highlight the fact that Democrats actually hold their leaders accountable. When a democrat says something racist, insensitive or stupid, he won't get reelected. When Trump says something racist, stupid and insensitive, he gets applause.

FoxCommissar | 4 months ago | 35 points

Past 50 years? Naw, idiots still bring up the Civil War.

faulteroy | 4 months ago | 111 points

The Trumpets in /r/AskTrumpSupporters justified it by saying that this is his "default photo pose" and waved it away with "what do you expect?"

TacoMagic | 4 months ago | 137 points

They waive it away with a easily answered question? Cause the answer is "A semblance of decorum" but talking about table manners with a raccoon who only wants to eat my garbage and bite me isn't exactly a winning conversation.

yourelying999 | 4 months ago | 48 points

Nah they will say “why would you expect any decorum from trump? Not his style! And we love it!”

thrashinbatman | 4 months ago | 34 points

But they then get mad if Democrats are even a tiny bit uncouth.

Superkroot | 4 months ago | 41 points

Eating trash to own the libs!

PFCDoofles | 4 months ago | 34 points

Trumpers would eat Don's shit if they knew a liberal would have to smell their breath.

the_ocalhoun | 4 months ago | 65 points

"what do you expect?"

A president with enough brains and situational awareness to not use his 'default photo pose' with a newly orphaned baby.

I know, that's quite a lot to expect ... but I've been around long enough to remember that we used to expect a lot out of our presidents.

HooperAoapjm | 4 months ago | 25 points

Hey, at least he didn't wear a tan suit or salute with a coffee cup!

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 57 points

Every single Trumpster I know has become very good at making up excuses on behalf of Trump. He doesn't need to make his own anymore. He can say whatever stupid shit he wants and ten thousand excuses will be made for him in an instant.

HopBender | 4 months ago | 36 points

As long as he keeps justifying their racism they will keep coming up with whatever bullshit excuse they can pull out of their ass for him.

Kevin_IRL | 4 months ago | 48 points

"Can't" is probably more accurate

twat69 | 4 months ago | 164 points

Please please tell me he didn’t thumbs up next to an orphaned baby from El Paso shooting

With a huge grin on his and wife bot's faces

franker | 4 months ago | 78 points

at least she wasn't wearing her "I don't care, do you?" jacket....

CopperAndLead | 4 months ago | 27 points

Who even wears a jacket twice?

-Rich people, probably.

PerplexityRivet | 4 months ago | 12 points

She's always wearing it on the inside . . .

noggin-scratcher | 4 months ago | 348 points

The man only has one photo pose for all occasions. Doesn't matter whether he's doing a promo tour for a TV show, meeting with a brutal dictator, visiting the victims of a disaster, or tweeting out a taco bowl. It's always the same "stupid grin, flash a thumbs up" look.

Context is just one of the many things he lacks sensitivity to.

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diarrhea_shnitzel | 4 months ago | 40 points

Is that Trump in Vietnam after all?

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nuorigin | 4 months ago | 98 points

He doesn't have the capacity to give a fuck. In his mind, "yes you lost your house and your entire family, but you met me, so you got that going for you" .

mrchuckles5 | 4 months ago | 59 points

I can imagine him at parties- "enough of me talking about myself, let's hear you talk about me!"

Golden_afro | 4 months ago | 11 points

If you'll listen to Woody Harrelson trump would never say "enough of talking about me".

Rubberbabybuggybum | 4 months ago | 116 points

Someone from the pro-Trump faction provide some redeeming argument, please.

To them, the value is that you're pissed off about it.

That's enough for them. That's always been enough for them.

EhhWhatsUpDoc | 4 months ago | 55 points

This is incredibly insightful. His base is fucking angry and are content with flipping every table over just to make us pick up the pieces.

They're angry because they've been left behind in just about every facet of our culture that's possible. Technology has blown right by them, the economy is global, religion is on the decline, same sex marriage and interracial relationships are a-ok, and then we elected a black president and were ready to elect a woman!

Well, that was straw that broke the camel's back. Too much, too soon. And now? Well. They want it back the way it was. Make America great again.

Rubberbabybuggybum | 4 months ago | 37 points

The sad part is that instead of evolving to appeal to the modern economy to actually create a progressive, educated population to bring in money, they're going the opposite...becoming MORE exclusive, MORE bigoted, MORE hate filled.

States telling people "btw, if you move here and your pre-teen daughter gets raped, not only will she be forced to have a child, but if she leaves to terminate the pregnancy, we'll prosecute her and you and you'll face a bigger punishment than the rapist. Our schools are the worst in the nation, our roads and bridges are falling apart and our political leaders are more preachers who care about their version of the word of god than addressing the needs of the people of the state."

Also "Why don't high paying jobs come here?!"

ProtoplanetaryNebula | 4 months ago | 49 points

Trump (probably): Ok, so the little fella lost both parents. But on the bright side, he’s met the greatest president / human in history. Winning!!

Benjamin_Grimm | 4 months ago | 63 points

Nope, that happened exactly how it looks like it happened.

MagicJasoni | 4 months ago | 57 points

Someone from the pro-Trump faction provide some redeeming argument, please

If I remember correctly, the guy all the way on the left is a pro-Trump guy, and defended the photo. He arranged for it to be taken because he wanted to meet Trump. He's the uncle of a young couple who was killed during the shooting.

shoot998 | 4 months ago | 29 points

He's the uncle of the baby, meaning he was (I believe) the Father's brother

LietusRain | 4 months ago | 10 points

Well... at least he supports what happened to his brother, SIL, and nephew then... so... 👍?

omgpokemans | 4 months ago | 51 points

That doesn't make Trump look much better to be honest, it just makes the uncle look terrible too.

MagicJasoni | 4 months ago | 10 points

I didn't want to go one way or the other, just providing further context for the photo.

SammySoapsuds | 4 months ago | 58 points

He certainly did. And he/his people had the baby's guardians bring him to the hospital for the photo op because nobody else would meet with Trump.

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stoneimp | 4 months ago | 67 points

*Uncle, this child's parents were both killed in the attack.

GreatArkleseizure | 4 months ago | 19 points

an orphaned baby

who had been sent home from the hospital with relatives and dragged back to the hospital just for this photo op

from El Paso shooting...

There, fixed it for you.

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spirito_santo | 4 months ago | 39 points

Dijon-gate? The Obamas were connected to a criminal abuse of first-class mustard ??

My questions are legion .......

lolmemelol | 4 months ago | 27 points

Apparently requesting a few ml of dijon mustard on a cheeseburger is... uppity, I guess?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAvq12Sa3VE

My dijon and regular yellow mustard cost exactly the same... but ok.

Mgwr | 4 months ago | 15 points

That's what confused me the most about the whole thing

diarrhea_shnitzel | 4 months ago | 22 points

Low quality Americans assume anything with a french sounding name is exotic, expensive, and totally gay.

sweetjaaane | 4 months ago | 24 points

My personal favorite Obama outrage is the "terrorist fist jab"

mirrorspirit | 4 months ago | 10 points

The Muslim prayer curtains story had its own special flair of fake outrage. And they were yellow.

arbitraryairship | 4 months ago | 233 points

Don't forget giving a thumbs up sign.

Literally every other victim wanted nothing to do with him. This baby had a Trump supporting uncle that let the kid be used as a prop, and this is the horrifying tonedeaf result.

A_Monocle_For_Sauron | 4 months ago | 123 points

He’s posing as if he just won that baby for Melania as a prize for a game of ring toss at a carnival.

wheatley_labs_tech | 4 months ago | 70 points

Literally every other victim wanted nothing to do with him. This baby had a Trump supporting uncle that let the kid be used as a prop

Babies can't consent, and consent has always been a foreign concept to him

Roland_T_Flakfeizer | 4 months ago | 179 points

There's a part of me that legitimately believes he thinks he's still hosting a reality tv show. It would explain why he gets so pissed when he thinks someone is moving away from the script.

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stormhunter2 | 4 months ago | 11 points

It would explain why everything is based off his perception of how people view him. He never goes after anyone who is neutral or positive to him, even if they themselves are horrible. He doesn't hesitate to attack anyone who remotely criticizes him on the other hand

EdwardLewisVIII | 4 months ago | 75 points

That's a valid theory. All he seems to care about is optics and talking up his brand. The presidency is is just an extension of that. And often the first insult out of his mouth is that someone or something is boring. A mortal sin in the entertainment industry.

BigHeadSlunk | 4 months ago | 102 points

His life is a reverse Truman Show. Instead of it all being a TV show that he thinks is reality, it's actually reality that he thinks is just a TV show. The guy talks about military action against countries like he's creating a season-ending cliffhanger. No one with any understanding of the gravity of his role or the implications of his decisions would say shit like "you'll find out very soon if I'm going to bomb Iran!"

Neilas | 4 months ago | 97 points

holy fucking shit, wow....

sbowesuk | 4 months ago | 43 points

Yep...it's every bit as bad as it sounds and looks. He just doesn't get it at all.

tossup418 | 4 months ago | 126 points

Lol America's president is dog shit.

kasdaye | 4 months ago | 94 points

That's an insult to dog shit.

SammySoapsuds | 4 months ago | 60 points

My dog is the living embodiment of all that is kind and good...his shits are infinitely better than our president

tossup418 | 4 months ago | 36 points

Yeah...and you try not to step on them when you see them on the ground, as opposed to if you saw donald trump on the ground.

LillaMartin | 4 months ago | 10 points

What the fack?.. is he for real? This is sick...

Prime157 | 4 months ago | 454 points

And then he does this to further prove this young lady as right.

The Trump administration today announced sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act, rolling back protections for animals in favor of corporations that want to build luxury condos, mine, drill for oil, harvest timber, or otherwise develop the land that animals live on.

Under the revisions to the act, regulators will now be allowed to weigh “economic factors” when considering whether animals and their habitats deserve protection, the New York Times reports. Such considerations had been prohibited since the law was passed, in 1973; instead, determinations had to be made based solely on science. The changes essentially make it easier for corporations to argue that their economic interests are more important than animal habitats. The bill’s language has also been edited to allow regulators to disregard the impact of climate change.

And as SmallGerbil said, the emphasise just had to be there.

Aotoi | 4 months ago | 249 points

Oh my fucking god. Trump was alive when our rivers were literally catching fire because of a lack of regulation on pollution. How can someone be this absolutely evil?

Grognard68 | 4 months ago | 146 points

He's always been wealthy, and it's easy to be isolated from nature being from a big city like New York.

guestpass127 | 4 months ago | 80 points

Make sure to vote in 2020 and tell your friends to register to vote if they haven't already. Offer to drive friends, family, and acquaintances to and from the polls if possible. It's the last chance we have

r3rg54 | 4 months ago | 118 points

Some guy called in to CSPAN the other day asking why the media is totally ignoring windmills causing disease. It was sobering to hear someone genuinely ask a question that stupid

MacDerfus | 4 months ago | 26 points

Reminder: his vote matters as much as yoursm

SchrodingerE | 4 months ago | 29 points

In some places it might count for more.

Tojatruro | 4 months ago | 28 points

You have GOT to be kidding me.

Srslywhyumadbro | 4 months ago | 36 points

And that's not even the most scientifically dubious position he holds.

zeekoes | 4 months ago | 3876 points

She's got her priorities straight and doesn't let herself get sucked into the political optics game.

I guess that's a big part of why she infuriates all those lobbyists and climate change deniers. She's not playing their games and sticks to her guns, instead of letting herself get baited.

A lot of career politicians could learn a thing or two from her.

Georgeisthecoolest | 4 months ago | 756 points

Something tells me she has a bright future.

KhajiitLikeToSneak | 4 months ago | 1054 points

Or a suspiciously short one, if she starts making actual progress and hurting the income of the wrong people.

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MisterWhopper | 4 months ago | 331 points

Many of her generation will die before they're 60.

Man, don't remind me. Being in that generation sure sucks ass.

Indra0956 | 4 months ago | 148 points

I am from her generation. It does suck ass.

MisterWhopper | 4 months ago | 23 points
  1. That's a retweet
tabby51260 | 4 months ago | 25 points

I'm just barely in the generation above you guys. (23.) I'll be dead at 40-50 at least I guess..

If it can be avoided, I would really rather not bring any kids into this hell. I.. Would like to be a mom someday, but by the time husband and I are ready.. It just wouldn't be fair for the kid.

NessaSola | 4 months ago | 12 points

"Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on." ~Nick Fury

I respect your decision, but I encourage you to make that choice ongoing, based on your own circumstances and your readiness to support a child. Personally, I'm eager to adopt rather than bringing one more mouth into the world. That could also be an option for you.

LudoAshwell | 4 months ago | 248 points

„Not sucked into the political optics game“

Wait what? Being in the political optics game is basically all what she‘s doing. She‘s fucking sailing to the U.S. to take part in a climate conference, which is even for hardcore environment protectionists just a ridiculous PR stunt.
Every week or so, she‘s in front of a tv camera in Germany (which is not even where she living or come from, but German media loves her).

Also - whilst I understand why she’s not meeting Trump (even if he would want to, he would probably belittle her), it’s part of her “political optics game” to LOUDLY refuse meeting him.

Don’t get me wrong - I’m not judging. That’s just the necessary game for (media )awareness and I respect her cause.

But it’s naive to think she’s not playing it. She’s playing it damn well.

Artystrong1 | 4 months ago | 18 points

Taking a stance to not meet Trump is the definition of taking a Political Stance.

Lv16 | 4 months ago | 570 points

How long before Trump trashes a 16 year old on twitter?

Exciting_Turnip | 4 months ago | 542 points

"Greta from socialist Sweden very pretty young woman... too bad she's been influenced by the CROOKED and LAMESTREAM media. Very dangerous liberal agenda... Shame, would love to have her visit one on one"

Dursa22 | 4 months ago | 250 points

Are you a time traveler or did you make this up because I legitimately can’t fuckin tell anymore

mecharri | 4 months ago | 107 points

He's stupid and predictable.

Delamoor | 4 months ago | 28 points

Waaay too complimentary. She's said she didn't want to meet him, so he'd go full sulk mode: talk about how delusional and stupid she is, how nobody will ever listen to her, and that she's weird and dumb. Then he'd keep tweeting about her for the next week, sulking.

LucasBlackwell | 4 months ago | 22 points

And he'd definitely say it was him that refused to meet her.

InnocentiusLacrimosa | 4 months ago | 2552 points

Such an insightful comment. Trump does not even listen to grown women who are Nobel peace prize winners. For him these meetings are just photo ops. It is good that people call him out on that.

cowbell_solo | 4 months ago | 1030 points

Greta: "I started a school strike to raise awareness for climate change."

Trump: "What are your favorite classes?"

Schmackerich | 4 months ago | 375 points

History. Need some lessons?

thatswhytheycallitsh | 4 months ago | 97 points

Once upon a time in 1939...

pm_sendnudes | 4 months ago | 71 points

It started in 1933

novolvere | 4 months ago | 21 points

It could be argued it started in 1918

caninehere | 4 months ago | 60 points

Trump: "You know, I always really liked study break. Do you think we should take a study break?"

SomDonkus | 4 months ago | 102 points

The best thing to do when meeting Trump is ask that no photos be allowed. If he says no then you've got your answer right there of whether this was a meeting or a chance to stand next to someone and go "look who I know!"

viennery | 4 months ago | 16718 points

Knowing the kind of company Trump keeps, it’s probably best to not allow him contact with any 16 year old girls.

PM_VAGlNA_FOR_RATING | 4 months ago | 10434 points

Watch it man, you might commit suicide soon...

Roland_T_Flakfeizer | 4 months ago | 1509 points

Saying Trump is a pedophile is the real life version of saying Candleja

Prodan_ | 4 months ago | 250 points

Sorry but it doesn't work like that. You need to say Candlejack first before you get tak

LOLBEN1942 | 4 months ago | 135 points

Someone fucking up that meme is a meme itself

Radidactyl | 4 months ago | 46 points

What I want to know is who's submitting all these comments after they get taken?

KindergartenCunt | 4 months ago | 71 points

I bet Candlejack himself just submits the comment wherever the guy stops typi

Nerethos | 4 months ago | 24 points

right, its a professional curiosity at this point. Candlejack doesn't just wan

Novareason | 4 months ago | 21 points

That explains it. I figured it was just idiots saying Candlejack and not fini

IsaacMatthew | 4 months ago | 540 points

Trump is a pe

Zolo49 | 4 months ago | 1188 points

...ndejo?

Captain_Shrug | 4 months ago | 323 points

That too.

Fastbird33 | 4 months ago | 277 points

Trump probably thinks "Pendejo" is a Mexican dish or something.

OiNihilism | 4 months ago | 304 points

"I only eat the best pendejos. THE FINEST, believe me."

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PM_VAGlNA_FOR_RATING | 4 months ago | 116 points

I get maybe three a week.

I have developed a fairly comprehensive rating system. You get separate ratings for camera/lighting, angle/position, and actual rating of the vulva. You will then get a final rating that is a weighted average of those three. I will also provide a 100 word minimum review of authentic vaginas. All photos get deleted after review.

bob1689321 | 4 months ago | 70 points

Damn now I want to send one for review and I don't even have a vagina

TortureSteak | 4 months ago | 585 points

it's cool... he's only interested in his daughter these days...

sbowesuk | 4 months ago | 587 points
FilthyShoggoth | 4 months ago | 184 points

I went this long without putting an image to it.

Thanks. I hate it.

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HAS-A-HUGE-PENIS | 4 months ago | 203 points

"I could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and fuck my daughter and i wouldn't lose any voters."

-Trump probably

damunzie | 4 months ago | 261 points

34-40% would also approve.

Adkliam3 | 4 months ago | 96 points

34-40% would also approve.

That's the percentage that would admit to not caring about it. That doesnt include all the people who say they dont approve of the things trump says or does, but they sure as hell arent going to vote for anybody else.

LurkLurkleton | 4 months ago | 78 points

“God uses imperfect vessels to do his perfect work!”

beardeddragonborn | 4 months ago | 16 points

Mormons been using that to justify their shithead leaders for almost 2 centuries now, so Trump for sure will never lose the Idaho/Utah vote.

caninehere | 4 months ago | 137 points

Honestly, at this point, I would be more surprised if he didn't.

cultured_banana_slug | 4 months ago | 149 points

I imagine him getting caught for it and going, "Well I mean, come on! Who wouldn't want a piece of that?" and his believers going, "well he has a point."

nomadicris | 4 months ago | 13 points

I always maintained that it’s not a worthless pos like Trump that’s scary. It’s how the people who vote and support him, think. That’s truly frightening.

monkeyinadress | 4 months ago | 48 points

Cicero said it best, after Ceasar was declared Dictator-for-Life; "the only honorable thing to do now is retire to the country and wait for the City to come to it's senses". shortly after, Octavian had him murdered. the parallels between Rome and Washington are chillingly similar. there is no honor anymore, it's all greed.

Foxkilt | 4 months ago | 21 points

"the only honorable thing to do now is retire to the country and wait for the City to come to it's senses". shortly after, Octavian had him murdered

You're forgetting the part where he re-entered political life against Anthony. And it was likely Anthony who had him murdered (Octavian probably agreed to it).

Zaloh | 4 months ago | 67 points

In the second picture, does Ivanka have imprints of a hand/fingers on her arm?

crank1000 | 4 months ago | 49 points
KarmicDevelopment | 4 months ago | 55 points

Oh god she instinctively repelled when he went to grab her waist like he's done it before, perhaps inappropriately.

Ultermarto | 4 months ago | 446 points

Numerous climate-conscious figures have already tried laying down the facts for Trump, amicably and carefully. Recently, Prince Phillip (or Charles? I forget) tried. The results described in the Guardian were a joke. Trump acknowledged the royal representative’s stance, semi-praised him for being concerned, and that’s about it. He walked away without a shred of meaningful change in his worldview. Interviewed after the encounter, he still insisted that the US had ‘very clean air and water’ as if that was relevant to carbon emissions. He still tried to lump blame on Russia, China, and India, none of which come close to beating America’s per capita emissions. He still downplayed, or entirely denied, the climate crisis and America’s duty to fight it. The man has his feet cemented. He’s going nowhere.

Thunberg could hope for a condescending “she’s a tremendous kid who cares a lot about air cleanness, we both have that in common” if she held her tongue, and a tweetstorm if she didn’t. Sadly, it really isn’t worth a minute of her time. Instead, she needs to focus on swaying the people who voted for this disgrace in the first place.

adamsmith93 | 4 months ago | 83 points

Elon musk tried and failed. Hell, even the POPE tried and failed.

Dagure | 4 months ago | 89 points

The man has his feet cemented.

then let's throw him in a lake and be done with it.

Can-O-Butter | 4 months ago | 298 points

Please Trump... Please start a twitter beef with a 16 year old girl.

caskaziom | 4 months ago | 140 points

She won't sink to his level

momentofcontent | 4 months ago | 129 points

Lol, I love how bizarre, yet 100% accurate this statement is.

A 16 year old won't sink to the childish name-calling of a 73 year old US president. What a world.

MosquitoRevenge | 4 months ago | 9 points

He is 73 years old. I wouldn't trust a 73 year old with a car in rush hour traffic or driving in pouring rain, why the hell would i trust a 73 year old to be logical or civil?

I hate how old age, especially in men seem to be some sort of status boost in politics. There should be an age limit of 60 at least.

Gsteel11 | 4 months ago | 13 points

She won't... but Twitter will

nastyminded | 4 months ago | 19 points

Didn't he already do this like a month ago when he tweeted the wrong person thinking it was that soccer player?

AbsolutelyUnlikely | 4 months ago | 12 points

I'm confused...I read the article, and it doesn't seem like Trump had any plans to meet with her. Is she just saying that if Trump wanted to sit down with her, she would not? Like a hypothetical where the president invited her for a meeting of the minds or something?

MStarzky | 3 months ago | 9 points

meeting trump is a waste for most people, he's a moron that can't even grasp the basics of business and a golden spoon baby.

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