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Old 23rd November 2022, 01:41 PM   #41
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We coming dangerously close to someone forming the Silly Party and having a presidential candidate named Tarquin Fin-tim-lin-bin-whin-bim-lim-bus-stop-F'tang-F'tang-Olé-Biscuitbarrel
He got 223 votes and beat the 'White Resident' candidate.
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Old 23rd November 2022, 02:28 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by varwoche View Post
Due to the extraordinary level of political scandal, West's involvement in the attempted coup flew under the radar.

Kanye West Staff Intimidated Georgia Election Worker to Confess False Voter Fraud Charges
Looks like someone is going to be spending some time in jail.
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Old 23rd November 2022, 02:32 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by varwoche View Post
Due to the extraordinary level of political scandal, West's involvement in the attempted coup flew under the radar.

Kanye West Staff Intimidated Georgia Election Worker to Confess False Voter Fraud Charges
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She then put a man named Harrison Ford on speakerphone, who does not seem to be the Harrison ford, and can be heard offering Freeman protection if she confessed to fraud. He further claimed that if she were to decline the offer, she would go to jail

Well, if it does turn out to be the Harrison Ford...that's the ultimate plot twist right there.
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Old 23rd November 2022, 03:57 PM   #44
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Two people who absolutely deserve each other.

Now, if they can just get Jordan Petersen and Alex Jones on board, they'll be set.
The dream team.
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Old 23rd November 2022, 08:39 PM   #45
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I'm saving my vote for Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-chari Bari Ruchi-pip Peri Pembo
Sorry, you’re out of luck. He’s fallen into the well.
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Sorry, you’re out of luck. He’s fallen into the well.
Where's Lassie when you need her?
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Two of the world's biggest attention whores join forces.
I think I'm finding this whole thing to be so ridiculous that my first thought was "what new Milo skin is going to drop this time?"
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Old 23rd November 2022, 10:58 PM   #48
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Now, if they can just get Jordan Petersen and Alex Jones on board, they'll be set.
Well... you're close.

Kanye West spotted at Mar-A-Lago alongside mask-off neo-nazi Nick Fuentes

This is the same Nick Fuentes who had Marjorie Taylor Greene as a keynote speaker at a white nationalist conference.

To be fair, it's not clear just how much of an involved Nick was with Trump. But it is clear that Kanye is farther down the antisemitism pit than we may have initially realized.
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God, at one time Trump kept a certain distance from the out and out bigots;oh, he used theri support but avoided direct and public meetings with them. Got he is not even bothering to give dod whistles.
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Here in Oz we have the Paint The Harbour Bridge Another Bloody Colour Party (it's painted dark grey, by the way). And everyone knows this party, and all the above, are only jokes or cross-eyed loonies. And Ye West is just another, as far as the rest of the world is concerned.

The problem for the USA is there are enough voting-age adults who don't get the joke, and who then somehow and inexplicably get cult-like serious about them. Leading to...



What the hell is wrong with them??
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According to Kanye, "Trump is really impressed with Nick Fuentes."
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When I clicked on the OP, I had to double-check the date twice because of deja vu. Of course, it's not really deja vu when you are reliving things.
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Wonder if Nick dipped Donny's wallet...
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Is that a euphemism for a sex act? Because if so, yes, he probably did.
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When I clicked on the OP, I had to double-check the date twice because of deja vu. Of course, it's not really deja vu when you are reliving things.

"Deja oh my ******* gawd not this **** again" is the appropriate term.
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Old 25th November 2022, 06:19 PM   #56
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From Axios

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"Kanye West very much wanted to visit Mar-a-Lago. Our dinner meeting was intended to be Kanye and me only, but he arrived with a guest whom I had never met and knew nothing about," Trump said in a statement.

A Trump spokesman did not provide comment on additional reporting about the dinner. Fuentes did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
A source familiar with the dinner conversation told Axios that Trump "seemed very taken" with Fuentes, impressed that the 24-year-old was able to rattle off statistics and recall speeches dating back to his 2016 campaign.

Paraphrasing the conversation, the source said Fuentes told the president he preferred him to be "authentic," and that Trump seemed scripted and unlike himself during his recent 2024 campaign announcement speech.
Trump responded, “You like it better when I just speak off the cuff," the source said. Fuentes replied that he did, calling Trump an "amazing" president when he was unrestrained. "There was a lot of fawning back and forth," the source added.
Fuentes told Trump that he represented a side of Trump's base that was disappointed with his newly cautious approach, especially with what some far-right activists view as a lack of support for those charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

Trump didn't disagree with Fuentes, but said he has advisers who want him to read off teleprompters and be more "presidential." Notably, Trump referred to himself as a politician, which he has been loathe to do in the past.
Fuentes also told Trump that he would crush potential 2024 Republican rivals in a primary, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Trump asked for Fuentes' opinion on other candidates as well.
Trump at one point turned to Ye and said, "I really like this guy. He gets me," according to the source.

"To be honest, I don't believe the president knew who the hell [Fuentes] was," the source added.
Trump asked if Fuentes was on social media such as Truth Social, the former president's alternative to Twitter.

Fuentes told Trump that he was on Truth Social but had been banned from the social media platform Gettr because Trump adviser Jason Miller, the CEO of the company, wasn't a fan of his.
Trump asked whether it was because Fuentes was on the "fringe" of his supporter base, the source said. Fuentes acknowledged that he was, saying he's "one of those people who got banned from everything."
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Old 25th November 2022, 06:23 PM   #57
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When it comes to getting on Trump's good side, Nick Fuentes seems to have the charm that the cartoonishly obsequious Kari Lake and MTG don't.
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Breitbart (of all places) did not mince words in its coverage.
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Trump is saying that West showed up at Mar-a-Lago "unexpectedly" with "three of his friends, whom I knew nothing about".

I guess that's his way of distancing himself from Fuentes. (Honestly, I'd never heard of Fuentes myself prior to reading these stories). Here is his Wikipedia page if anyone's interested.


It's interesting that the headlines are all about Trump dining with Fuentes, but without mentioning Kanye West. It will be taken by the right as more evidence of media bias.
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Imagine Thomas Metzger and Louis Farrakhan meeting with President Reagan.

The heads that would have EXPLODED.
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The best explanation Trump could possibly give is that he did intentionally have dinner with an anti-semite, but unbeknownst to him, there was also a neo-nazi there.
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I think Milo is the more sane of the two, for sure. Maybe he can bring a little balance to the campaign.

Hopefully they pick a VP who is lighthearted. Maybe a stand-up comedian?
Trump as VP?
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The best explanation Trump could possibly give is that he did intentionally have dinner with an anti-semite, but unbeknownst to him, there was also a neo-nazi there.
But a neo-nazi who 'gets him'!
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He still has Secret Service protection - they knew exactly who Fuentes is and would have told Trump and his security people.
Trump knew he was dining a neo-nazi, but as with Charlottesville, he likes their support.
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Now I half convinced West is engaging in a gigantic troll.
But this will be comedy gold.
I would have that in 2016 but now it's obvious he's gone completely round the bend.
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He still has Secret Service protection - they knew exactly who Fuentes is and would have told Trump and his security people.
Trump knew he was dining a neo-nazi, but as with Charlottesville, he likes their support.
I thought the same thing. He's just lying again.
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Is that a euphemism for a sex act? Because if so, yes, he probably did.
The appropriate euphamism when Trump is involved is "whipped out his microscope".
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He still has Secret Service protection - they knew exactly who Fuentes is and would have told Trump and his security people.
Trump knew he was dining a neo-nazi, but as with Charlottesville, he likes their support.
Trump doesn't listen to anyone telling him anything unless they are complimenting him. He wanted to stare at a solar eclipse.
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Trump now saying he did not really know who Fuentas is. If you believe that, I have ocean front property in Kansas that might intereste you...
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Trump now saying he did not really know who Fuentas is. If you believe that, I have ocean front property in Kansas that might intereste you...
Uh-oh...that's gonna piss of his white supremacist base!
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Trump now saying he did not really know who Fuentas is. If you believe that, I have ocean front property in Kansas that might intereste you...

I like how some arbitrarily apply intelligence to Trump. 99% of the time they rant about how dumb he is, but when it comes to things like having a dossier on everyone he comes in contact with, he is a savant.

I'd think Trump was a lot more likely to know who Kanye was, than this guy.
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I like how some arbitrarily apply intelligence to Trump. 99% of the time they rant about how dumb he is, but when it comes to like things having a dossier on everyone he comes in contact with, he is a savant.

I'd think Trump was a lot more likely to know who Kanye was, than this guy.
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
I like how some arbitrarily apply intelligence to Trump. 99% of the time they rant about how dumb he is, but when it comes to like things having a dossier on everyone he comes in contact with, he is a savant.

I'd think Trump was a lot more likely to know who Kanye was, than this guy.
Not dumb; just an idiot. You'd like us to believe Trump isn't aware of one of his most public, most outspoken supporters?

For someone who isn't a Trump supporter, you have a record of constantly coming to his defense...like that post.
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Trump IS that dumb. He has people to tell him who he is meeting, where to go, what to say, and DON'T GO OFF SCRIPT!!

So he would have been told it was Nick Fuentes. But he would probably be dumb enough not to realise/remember who Fuentes was and his influence. It would be like Trump saying "This guy Adolf Shickelgruber had a funny accent, but I liked his ideas about European governments and stuff. Silly mustache, though."
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