Do you know why fisherman use shiny lures? Because, fish are stupid.
Sunday night, Trump tweeted a new distraction to distract us from his treasonous behavior during the Putin summit, or maybe to distract us from his last distraction that his former lawyer/fixer taped their conversation about paying off a Playmate to keep quiet about boinking Donald Trump.
Trump tweeted, “To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!”
Yes, he really used all caps. When I first saw it, I thought it was something created by a person who hated Trump, being shared by other people who hated Trump who didn’t bother to check on the accuracy (a practice common with conservatives who get hooked by Russian troll farms). When something appears too stupid to have actually happened, I check the authenticity of it, and damn…this one really happened. Old man screams at foreigners.
My second thought was; “suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before?” We’re going to make them watch the pee-pee tape?
Other than being a distraction and a reason to be concerned about dementia, it reminded us of the time Trump was shouting at North Korea incoherently.
For decades, North Korea threatened to destroy the United States. The threats were about as frequent and irritating as spam phone calls promising to pay off student debt you paid off a decade ago. But, then we got a president who threatened back.
Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury.” The Dear Leader and Dear Leader traded insults. Then, they met for a photo-op, and Trump got to claim he solved a crisis he created. Now, instead of calling him “Little Rocket Man, Trump refers to Kim Jong Un as Chairman Kim, and when Kim thinks of Trump, he no longer calls him a dotard but instead says, “BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.”
Does this mean Iran will get a summit? I don’t think so. Neither Israel nor Saudi Arabia would like that. They’d rather we actually go to war with Iran, which won’t happen either.
This is just Trump posturing and trying to give the impression his former adviser, white supremacist, and wanted fugitive Sebastian Gorka once promised. “The era of the pajama boy is over.” Now, we have the era of the fat guy tweeting on the toilet.
Trump wants a new paint scheme for Air Force One. He doesn’t like the presidential look created by John F. Kennedy. Instead, he wants red, white, and blue to give off a stronger, more muscular impression. Perhaps they can add the new mantra described by a member of his team after his G-7 debacle. “We’re America, Bitch.”
I doubt they actually paint a big giant ass on the plane. They already have one riding up front.
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