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Old 30th September 2019, 07:04 PM   #81
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Another gem from the beginning of this week.

Originally Posted by Barack Obama
His lies were made in perhaps the most blatant and sinister manner ever seen in the great Chamber. He wrote down and read terrible things, then said it was from the mouth of the President of the United States. I want Schiff questioned at the highest level for Fraud & Treason.....
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Old 1st October 2019, 03:31 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Did you see his tux at the Queen's dinner? Where did he get it? Walmart?
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Yes, the suit is laughable, but the purpose of posting it in political threads is not laughter. This photo is example 1734 of President Trump’s disdain for planning. A normal person would say, “if I am meeting a world leader for a state dinner and it has been more than a decade since I’ve worn white tie, then I should try on my clothes a week before to make sure everything fits. It will take only a couple of minutes and I can even do it while I am watching TV.”
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Old 1st October 2019, 04:56 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
Yes, the suit is laughable, but the purpose of posting it in political threads is not laughter. This photo is example 1734 of President Trump’s disdain for planning. A normal person would say, “if I am meeting a world leader for a state dinner and it has been more than a decade since I’ve worn white tie, then I should try on my clothes a week before to make sure everything fits. It will take only a couple of minutes and I can even do it while I am watching TV.”
It's hard to say if this is bad planning or deliberate choice. None of Trump's suits fit that well. You can do better getting an off the rack cheap suit at a department store. It's pretty clear a lot of his bizarre mannerisms are deliberate choice, like his stupidly long ties or veering forward as he stands. I am assuming his giant, boxy suits are of a similar vein.

Factor in his silly handshake games, where he tries to surprise other men by yanking them off balance during a friendly hand shake, you start to see what a petty mindset is driving these decisions. Trump is still subscribing to "power tie" mentality of the 80's, where inconsequential details are somehow avenues for asserting dominance. He's a petty man down to the core, and everything about him, including his wardrobe and mannerisms, signal it.

Just a normal family, standing in the normal way.




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Old 1st October 2019, 03:23 PM   #84
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I think that "The Donald" found out that Melania's favorite vibrator was the black one with "Barrack" written on it.
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Old 1st October 2019, 03:27 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by kedo1981 View Post
I think that "The Donald" found out that Melania's favorite vibrator was the black one with "Barrack" written on it.
This would probably work better if you knew how to spell "Barack".
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Old 1st October 2019, 04:47 PM   #86
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Just a normal family, standing in the normal way.

Now Trump looks like he has some serious anterior pelvic tilt going on there, resulting in an exaggerated forward tilt at the belly.

Could just be how he stands but sheesh.
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Old 1st October 2019, 04:56 PM   #87
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
This would probably work better if you knew how to spell "Barack".

That would be assuming Melania herself knows how to spell it: I don't have high hopes for Ms "Be Best", personally.
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Old 1st October 2019, 05:33 PM   #88
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Originally Posted by Venom View Post
Now Trump looks like he has some serious anterior pelvic tilt going on there, resulting in an exaggerated forward tilt at the belly.

Could just be how he stands but sheesh.
It's his corset. Meanwhile, Junior looks like he's wearing a bra.
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Originally Posted by Venom View Post
Now Trump looks like he has some serious anterior pelvic tilt going on there, resulting in an exaggerated forward tilt at the belly.

Could just be how he stands but sheesh.
It's like someone shaved a gorilla and put it in a suit.

It wouldn't look out of place to see him knuckle-walking.
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Old 6th October 2019, 01:54 PM   #90
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Well we know how they reacted when he had the audacity to wear a Tan suit, so....
Or ask for foreign mustard (although the fact he though Djion was spicy was scandalous).
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Old 6th October 2019, 05:56 PM   #91
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Originally Posted by P.J. Denyer View Post
Or ask for foreign mustard (although the fact he though Djion was spicy was scandalous).
Without good ole 'Merican Ketchup!

Oh, and even worse, he wore a bike helmet when riding a bike, unlike Putin who rode wild bulls, shirtless, all while wrestling Eurasian Brown Bears!
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Old 7th October 2019, 03:38 AM   #92
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Originally Posted by Venom View Post
Now Trump looks like he has some serious anterior pelvic tilt going on there, resulting in an exaggerated forward tilt at the belly.

Could just be how he stands but sheesh.
I think the forward tilt may be an optical illusion caused by the size of his yuge ass. If it really is a tilt, then it may be a subconscious invitation to kiss his yuge ass.

But seriously, I think it's because he's trying to puff up his chest to look manly and his yuge ass needs to shift backwards to maintain balance.
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Old 7th October 2019, 04:05 AM   #93
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I thought it was established knowledge that he uses insoles to make himself look bigger.
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