Trump 2016

Paul Ryan The Speaker Guy


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I’m kinda disgusted with myself. I feel icky for drawing Larry The Cable Guy, a testament to America’s rejection of intellectualism and a tribute to lowbrow humor and stupidity. I feel all sorts of nasty because I googled quotes from Larry The Cable Guy as I was going to use one for this cartoon and then I decided not to as too many focus on farting. Finally, after reading all the Larry poop jokes I must have lost a few brain cells as I was on the verge of texting copy editor friends of mine with “is it ‘Get ‘Er Done'” or ‘Get-R-Done?'”. All that’s missing is some Luke Bryan music playing in the background (Luke Bryan’s a country singer, right? I can’t Google anymore stupid tonight).

I need a shower but I probably don’t need one as much as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s going to after speaking at the Republican National Convention next month in Cleveland.

Before Ryan endorsed Trump he said if Trump didn’t want him at the convention he was cool with it. It probably went down like “really! I’m cool with it. I’ll be fine. I’ll find something else to do. It’s all good. Just go on without me. Seriously.” But then the idiot went and endorsed Trump the same day he described some of Trump’s words as “racist,” and got himself back into that stinky convention commitment. Try worming your way out of it now, Mr. Speaker.

Trump has been reaching a lot of voice mails lately. He’s calling people to speak at the convention and a lot of them aren’t answering, or they’re changing their numbers, burning their phones, going off the grid, going MIA. Seriously, has anyone seen Arnold Schwarzenegger lately? He’ll be back.

Chris Christie will attend but there’s probably catering (that’s not entirely a fat joke as I myself have attended some messed-up stuff for a buffet. I have probably attended 17 Rotarian meetings where the speaker was Trent Lott every. single. time. I’m a newspaper person and we’ll go anywhere for a free sandwich). Newt Gingrich will be there but he’s always selling a book or something (this year it’s a pop-up and the reviews have been amazing. I made that up…about the pop-up and the reviews). Usually congressmen are clawing over each other for a speaking spot. This year they’re running away as if Trump had a leprosy Chlamydia combo going. It’s Chlamydprosy. You don’t want that. It’s hard enough getting people near you as a Republican.

Trump has also stated that if people don’t endorse him, specifically the former GOP candidates like Ted Cruz and John Kasich, that they shouldn’t be allowed to speak at the convention. That might bother Ted Cruz because he’s an attention whore, but John Kasich seems fine with it. He doesn’t need to make the long hour-long slog from Columbus to Cleveland in July. He’s probably already sent the “you do you” text.

Did you think it got weird in 2012 at the McCain/Palin convention when Clint Eastwood talked to a chair? Wait until Ted Nugent reads a love poem to an Uzi.

Traditionally every Republican party leader attends the convention and speaks. Trey Gowdy’s going to the beach and Mark Sanford is walking on a trail. Mitt Romney’s staying home to count his car elevators. John McCain can’t think of a worse place to be, and he was a POW. If there’s a tarnished former president like Richard Nixon, they kinda shove him aside and don’t speak of him. But traditionally former presidents show up. Neither George H.W. or George W. Bush aren’t attending. This is the first time not going to a party is George W. Bush’s choice.

This pretty much leaves speaking at the convention to the likes of Mike Ditka, Bobby Knight, Dana White (he runs that UFC stuff), Tom Brady (he’s a maybe), Brian France (who runs NASCAR which is kind of a sport), and Mike Tyson who’s not even capable of speaking. We’ll probably also be treated to appearances by Sarah Palin and Chachi.

Have you ever seen the warm up acts for a Trump speech? Yesterday in Maine the warm up guy was doing a racist imitation of Native Americans while calling Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas.” Look forward to three full days of that.

Did anyone invite Carrot Top? He was a last-second addition to this cartoon. I know he’s working Vegas but he’s probably available for $300 and a bus ticket. Someone should call him and “get ‘er done.”

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Brexit


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Sorry I didn’t write a column for the last two cartoons. I actually received a few comments on social media and more than one email asking why. I appreciate that some people actually like the columns, or even read them. I don’t consider myself a writer in the sense of a columnist or author. I write cartoons and songs. My style of writing a column is kinda easy, which is why there’s usually a typo or two I need to correct everyday. They also help keep people on the website longer (gotcha!) and encourages their return.

I didn’t write columns for those cartoons because I felt there wasn’t a need for one and the lack of any words by me helped push the cartoons. I’m not sure I’ll make up for it with this column.

The United Kingdom is proving the United States isn’t the only nation with a lot of stupid, nationalistic, and xenophobic people. They’re leaving the European Union.

I understand the desire to leave the EU. England has a great tradition and used to be an empire. They have their own identity. But I don’t think they’ve lost it by strengthening their financial structure. At this moment the pound versus the dollar is at its lowest since 1985 all because of this “Brexit” nonsense. Even Obama has come out in favor of the UK staying in the EU. It makes more sense financially and apparently the banks agree.

A lot of people attribute this to the sort of nationalism and racism we’re witnessing today in the U.S. The UK believes they’re too progressive and smart for the the likes of a Donald Trump, but they have their ultra right wing radicals willing to throw their economy in the loo and become poorer because brown people are entering their nation. One of the radicals actually killed a member of Parliament, Jo Cox, who campaigned against leaving the EU. Her killer is apparently tied to pro-Apartheid, Nationalists, and Neo-Nazi groups. Go figure. Donald Trump would probably describe the killer as passionate.

While people look at trade (no tariffs between EU members), sovereignty, defense (they’re still in NATO), and investment, a lot of this is really about immigration. Sound familiar?

People in the EU can move and work in other EU nations without the complications of passports, visas, work visas, etc. There may be a few things in there I’m not aware of since I’m not a citizen within the EU. This has also allowed immigration to increase in the UK. Right wingers don’t like brown people. That’s established and apparently it’s not just an American issue.

What could become interesting is what Scotland does down the road. They recently voted to remain a member of the UK but looking at voter turnout, they also want to remain a member of the EU. Could there be another referendum down the line on leaving once again, so they can rejoin the EU? Donald Trump is visiting Scotland today and that image alone might encourage the Scots to break away from the right wingers. Northern Ireland might be joining them.

The UK is not an ultra conservative nation. But as in the U.S., conservatives vote much more reliably than liberals or moderates. This was a very close vote. Staying home can put your nation’s fate into the hands of the wingnuts. That should be a lesson learned by those of us on this side of the pond.

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Donald Loves Chachi


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Scott Baio, the actor who played Chachi on Happy Days and its spin off, Joanie Loves Chachi, and Charles In Charge and the teen booby movie Zapped! (which I thought was amusing because I was 15 at the time and it had boobies) has spoken out on President Obama and terrorism.

Chachi is a Trump supporter. Big surprise. He enlightened all of us on Fox Business (go figure) and said Obama is a secret Muslim whose “end game” is to “totally eliminate the United States as it was created.” He also said Obama is “dumb, a Muslim, or a Muslim sympathizer.” We should all drop everything and support Trump because The Chach has spoken. Maybe he’s running for Arizona’s senate seat.

Is Baio a moron? As Fonzie would say, correctamundo. Now Baio is threatening to sue anyone who accuses him of being a moron over his Obama statements. He made the threat on Twitter. I don’t want Chachi to sue me so when I state that Mr. Baio is a moron, it’s not JUST for his statements that the president is a secret Muslim.

No. Mr. Baio is a moron for supporting Trump. He’s also a moron for tweeting in 2010 “Taxes are DONE…That should feed, house & provide medical for a few lazy non working people at my expense.” Not finished with causing a Twitter stink in 2010, he tweeted a photo of Michelle Obama with the caption “WOW He wakes up to this every morning,” so he’s also a moron for that.

Additional evidence to Mr. Baio being a moron are his comments toward Hillary Clinton which are “Hollywood votes the way Hollywood votes. They are predominantly liberals. And I can’t understand why, because Hillary Clinton is basically a socialist, and if they want all of their toys taken away from them eventually, then you vote for her.”

I just conducted the only Google search ever on Scott Baio. I’m sure when his phone’s not ringing, that’s Joanie not calling.

But hey, being a moron could be financially beneficial for Chachi. He says Trump is great and we all know how much Trump loves flattery. It seems he doesn’t value experience as he just fired Corey Lewandowski, his campaign manager, who had zilcho experience running a political campaign. Previously, after Mr. Lewandowski faced charges of assaulting a reporter Trump stood by his man and said “I don’t discard people.”

Now that Mr. Lewandowski has been discarded perhaps Mr. Baio can resurrect his career with Donald Trump as his new campaign manager. And if Trump actually wins we can all title this spin off Crappy Days.

During Happy Days and the spin off, there was an attempt to start a fashion trend of morons like Chachi tying a bandana  around their thigh. It didn’t catch on. The fact I remember that makes me very sad at how old I have become.

By the way, “Chachi” rhymes with “Nazi.” Work that out.

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Trump Train


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After Trump insinuated that Obama was sympathetic toward terrorists (wink wink, nudge nudge), The Washington Post published a story on his comments. Trump reacted by banning the Post from covering his events. He claimed they were taking his words out of context and that he never would insinuate that Obama would be behind such a horrible attack. Then he doubled down on his comments and tweeted out a Breitbart story about how Obama is an ISIS sympathizer. He’s also given press credentials to Infowars which is a conspiracy site.

It’s kinda telling that Trump hates The Washington Post but loves Breitbart. Trump hates journalists but Breitbart is OK because they’re not real journalists. They’re like news chlamydia. There’s a cure for it, but if you caught it once then you’re probably gonna go back and catch it again. Trump has a thing about bashing reporters. He claims the New York Times is a failing newspaper while touting the fine reporting of The National Enquirer. He blasts The Washington Post. He was a huge fan of the show Morning Joe which tells you a lot about that show (though I don’t think he likes them anymore). He even feuded with Fox News and Megyn Kelly. Then he makes up, feuds again, makes up, feuds again, etc.

Trump has banned nine media outlets from his events. NINE! In addition to The Post they include, National Review, Politico, The Des Moines Register, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, The Daily Beast, Univision, and Gawker for running an investigation on his hair. He’s banned specific reporters from Mother Jones, Fusion, and The New York Times. He’s taken credit for the Union Leader in New Hampshire being dropped from a debate.

Trump is now talking about having his own network, much like Sarah Palin attempted a while back (which fizzled and burned out). If Trump actually wants a media empire then he better quit the race and start now. After he loses to Hillary Clinton in November his brand won’t be as marketable. He’ll be a loser like he accuses Romney of being, though Trump won’t carry as many states as Romney did in 2012.

Back to the Post: Editor Bob Woodward, who is no journalistic slouch, has unleashed 20 reporters to dig into Trump’s background to find stuff we don’t know yet. He’s doing the same on Hillary Clinton (though I doubt there’s anything new there after almost 30 years of being in the spotlight).

Bob Woodward was half the team that broke the Watergate story. If Trump is actually elected president I’m sure he looks forward to the story that will lead to his impeachment.

It seems the only correct way to cover a Trump event is not to report what he actually says. He doesn’t like that.

Creative note: When I got this idea I told myself to think of another idea. I really liked this idea but I’m not a big fan of drawing trains. Some cartoonists hate drawing crowds. I don’t like trains. Bicycles suck too.

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Alligator Arms


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I’m not often amused by Geico commercials, especially the ones with the gecko. He’s annoying. But I liked the one with alligator arms. It shows a group of people at a restaurant and one of them is an alligator, who volunteers to pay for the meal. Unfortunately since he has alligator arms he can’t reach the check. I’ve been wanting to use the concept for a cartoon for a few days now.

Fortunately for me, Donald Trump (the usual suspect), has given me the opportunity.

Donald Trump doesn’t like to pay his bills. He stiffs employees, contractors, and even the lawyers that fight his lawsuits brought on by those he stiffed. Nice guy. His excuse? Sometimes if the work is shoddy he doesn’t believe he should pay for it, or not the full amount he originally agreed to. And then he tries to hire back the contractor who performed the original “shoddy” work.

He often renegotiates a contract after the job is done. He’s driven people to unemployment lines and pushed companies into bankruptcy over his screw-’em-all policy.

Then people sue him. The number of lawsuits filed against him has risen to an absurd level. And then after lawyers fight for him, he tries to stiff them. And then they sue him and he hires new lawyers…and he later stiffs them.

Trump, the man of the people who’ll bring jobs back, is not a nice guy. He’s cheated on his wives. He’s degraded women, Mexicans, immigrants, Muslims, journalists, the handicapped, etc. He’s scammed people with his so-called university. He’s a pathological liar. On top of all that he’s a racist.

There’s an argument in his favor that he’s the candidate who has experience creating jobs. He’s also the candidate that rips people off, and drives them into unemployment and bankruptcy.

I’d rather vote for an alligator.

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Historic Firsts


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I’ve been itching to draw an Oompa Loompa since Trump first announced his candidacy.

The Democratic Party is making history for the second time in a row with their party’s nominee. After making Barack Obama the first African-American nominee of a major American political party they have now made Hillary Clinton the first female.

In contrast the Republican Party has made a foolish, racist imbecile their nominee.

Some might think this cartoon doesn’t make a political point by calling Trump an “Oompa Loompa.” I think it does by just showing how ridiculous of a person the GOP has sank their future in.

On top of all that I really wanted to draw Trump as an Oompa Loompa.

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Ryan Gets Trumped


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On the same day Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said he was voting for Donald Trump, note he didn’t say “endorse”, he had to make a statement condemning Trump’s racism. On Tuesday he actually came out and described Trump’s statements toward a judge as “racist.”

Within the same paragraph of describing Trump’s comments as racist, Ryan went on to say that he and his party had more in common with Trump than Hillary Clinton. If Paul Ryan had a soul he lost it last Monday.

I get that. They’re Republicans. They’ve spent over two decades trying to destroy the Clintons. But to say they have more in common with an inflammatory racist than with a Democrat is very telling…and very much Paul Ryan selling his soul in the name of politics.

Several Republicans have come out over the past few days condemning Trump for his racist statements. When someone has to defend themselves from racism because of one comment, then maybe they’re not an actual racist and they have been misunderstood. When you have to keep defending someone over SEVERAL racist comments, then the game is up. That tool bag is a racist. Are they really running with the campaign of “vote Trump. He’s really not a racist.”?

A telling sign that someone is a racist is when they’re playing the black-friend defense. Other than Trump screaming at a rally “where’s my African-American,” he’s gone on to tell us again and again how he’s hired people of different races. Yeah, with that analogy slave owners just loved black people. You don’t get a get-out-of-racism-jail-free card with that crap.

Every political cartoonist gets accused of being a racist at some point. We’re also accused of being Nazis, Communists, Traitors, Homosexuals, being without a penis, having sex with livestock, etc. Do you know how I respond to those accusations? I don’t. I don’t worry about having to respond to something that’s not true. My work speaks for itself and a reader without the ability to comprehend really isn’t my problem. Donald Trump has to respond to the racism accusations because they’re true. He also gets upset with the tiny hands comments which is very revealing.

The GOP is very racist. It’s not that they disagree with what Donald Trump is saying. It’s that they disagree that he’s not covert about it. They’re like “shut up. You’re giving away the first rule of Racist Fight Club.” For decades Republicans have cultivated the white vote by screaming about welfare, immigrants, school lunch, quotas, equal opportunity, affirmative action, birtherism, etc. They’re not supposed to go out in public and scream “he’s not good enough because he’s a Mexican.” They like to preserve that stuff for their cigar rooms at their country clubs away from the crowds and media. They’re very good at being covert and imagining welfare queens while winking at poor white voters who are actually on welfare. Minorities are for scapegoating and standing in the background of photo ops. Now they have a nominee too stupid not to say it in public. When Donald Trump shouted at a rally “my African-American” the GOP got off light because Trump was one step away from saying “my n***ger.”

“My n**ger” is a platform Republicans can get with. But it has to be disguised. Disguised with something like, oh…I don’t know….something like “Make American Great Again.”

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Judging Colors


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Donald Trump is a racist. People are hesitant to level that charge, even while stating they disagree with one of his several racist comments, and we should be reluctant to slap that label on someone. But when you keep making racist comments you’re a racist. What does it take for Republicans and the press to finally realize Trump is a racist? Does he have to burn a cross at the GOP convention? Trump has gone beyond being merely insensitive and ignorant.

A lot of people accused George W. Bush of being a racist. He wasn’t. He just didn’t care about anyone except those with money. Trump doesn’t care about anyone but the rich, but he judges people by the color of their skin or their religion. He’s a hater.

Trump has a 1950’s view of race. He refers to other ethnic groups as “the Blacks” or “the Hispanics” all while saying he loves them. He believes posing with a taco bowl demonstrates his open mindedness. He refers to someone as “Pocahontas.” He points out an African-American at his rally as “my African-American,” which also points out there’s only one black person at a Trump rally. He wants to ban Muslims from entering the country. He accuses Mexican immigrants of being rapists and murderers though he assumes “some are good people.” He refuses to renounce white supremacists who endorse him and says he doesn’t know anything about them or David Duke, even though he has a history with them. Trump has investigated Obama’s birth place and questioned his legitimacy. He’s called upon Obama to release his college transcripts while not calling for any of his primary opponents to release their transcripts or even release his own. He recently tweeted a photo of black Trump supporters, which turned out to be false. After Black Lives Matters protesters were roughed up at one of his rallies Trump said “maybe they should have been roughed up.” When two white men assaulted a homeless Latino man, while shouting pro-Trump rhetoric, Trump stated that they were “passionate.” So were Emmett Till’s murderers

He labels an Indiana-born judge hearing his university case as a Mexican, but it’s OK to be a Mexican, just not a Mexican judge hearing a case where a white person is the plaintiff.

Isn’t it great that Trump thinks it’s OK if a person is a Mexican, as if there’s some choice in the matter? I’m sure I have left out an example of Trumps racism.

A lot of Trump surrogates will point out that Trump has hired minorities. Strom Thurmond used to sleep with black women and even fathered a child with one and he was still a racist. Who you know, marry, sleep with, do business with, is not a race get out of jail free card. The black-friend defense does not work anymore.

What Republicans need to ask themselves now is: How much integrity are you willing to sacrifice for politics? The same day that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said he would vote for Trump he had to distance himself from the nominee’s racist comments. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked at least three times by Chuck Todd on MSNBC on Sunday if Trump calling for a judge to be removed because of his race is racist. The only answer McConnell could give was that he disagreed with it. He couldn’t even say yes or no, which means yes and he’s a coward.

Republicans are looking at what’s best for their party, while this could end up destroying their party even if they win the White House. What they’re not looking at is what’s best for the country. Oh they hate Hillary. They hate Hillary so much they’ll elect an ignorant, blowhard, buffoonish, racist conman to the presidency. But hey, we stuck it to the Clintons.

Trump is a racist. Republicans and the press need to acknowledge it and take it from his own words. No talking points have to be created. The only group he hasn’t slurred yet are the Oompa Loompas and that’s only because they share his orangeness. Hopefully nobody takes that idea from me for a cartoon. Crap, I just got another Trump cartoon idea!

I hope that all those who are sacrificing principles for Trump are remembered for their cowardice and their willingness to sacrifice the nation. We should never forget where they stood when it was time to stand on the right side of history. I believe if I was very conservative and wanted extreme limitations for the federal government, I would still be more afraid of a Trump presidency than what Hillary Clinton will do to this country.

You can disagree with Hillary Clinton and not want her to become president without your supporting blatant racism, or even covert racism (though the covert part is fading).

By the way: If Trump wins the presidency he will be impeached. He already believes he’s above the law. How big is his head going to blow up after he’s president? What will he attempt to get away with while sitting in the Oval Office?

I am tired of drawing Trump so much. I’ve written that before. Yet I love drawing Trump cartoons. Is this what it’s like to be on crack? I love it. I hate it. I love it. I feel the need to send a note with this cartoon to all my newspapers that I’ll cover other subjects this week. Hey, that Tuesday primary should be interesting on the Democratic side. I still want to draw a cartoon on violence against Trump supporters.

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Float Like A Butterfly


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Muhammad Ali died today.

I was too young to Watch Ali fight during his prime but I did see him fight great fighters who were much younger than him, and couldn’t hold a candle to Ali during his prime. There is no debate on the greatest fighter of all time. It’s Muhammad Ali.

I also respect the man for standing by his principles, even against the threat of losing everything he had fought for. I’m not real big on drawing obituary cartoons, but he inspired this and it’s dedicated to him.

Donald Trump has been very successful in business and entertainment, yet he seems to lack any understanding of…well…most things. He’s made that clear time and time again on the campaign trial, but no more than he has over the past few days. When asked if it’s racist to call for the removal of a judge because of his ethnicity, his response is “I want to build a wall.”

Hillary Clinton eviscerated Trump in a speech attacking his positions on foreign policy. She didn’t go the Marco Rubio route and make fun of the size of his hands. She used his own words against him. Trump, who calls himself a “counter puncher” punched back with “she’s gone to the left because she doesn’t want to go to prison.” Can anyone understand that? His other retorts are “she’s a liar” and that she doesn’t look presidential. The orange shouting man in the red hat with the ridiculous hair doesn’t believe Clinton looks presidential. The strongest part of Clinton’s speech was that she used Trump’s own words against him and they were all true. Even when Trump says she was lying, he can’t point out a part where she lied. He tried with the Japan nuke thing, but it turned out Trump was lying…again.

Later during another campaign rally, Trump talked about a friend of his who is black and referred to the man as “My African American.” It’s really hard to defend this man or to state that Mr. Taco Bowl understand anything.

At some point the media is going to stop being so cautious with Trump. They’ve been afraid of appearing biased and unfair toward the man. But it’s really hard when he says what he says. Right now we’re at the point of talking about his temperament and looking presidential. Soon all of his lies will be called out, such as calling for Japan to acquire nuclear weapons and saying he opposed the Iraq War. By November we’ll be to the point of questioning his sanity and we’ll be using the word “stupid.”

Here’s a man who lies about everything. Everything. Yet, he calls other people liars. He was upset when the former president of Mexico dropped an F bomb and stated it was disgusting language. Seriously, Trump has a problem with other people cursing. The man might suffer from dementia or maybe even split personalities.

Then again, maybe he’s just stupid. Ali could do more than deliver a punch, he could take one. So can Hillary Clinton. Trump can dish ’em out, but the man has an orange-glass jaw.

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Huckster University


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There are several institutions of higher learning named after great people. People like George Washington, George Mason, William Cornell, John Purdue,  and John Harvard are a few examples. There are universities named after women such as Mary Washington (which is located in my hometown), Queen Mary II, and Dolly Madison. Wait. Dolly Madison’s name was lent to snack cakes, not a university. Anyway, these are just a very few examples from an extremely long list.

Do you know what is not on that list other than the snack cakes? Trump University. Why not? Because Trump is not a great person and Trump University isn’t an actual university. In fact, it had to change it’s name to “The Trump Entrepreneur Initiative” because the New York State Department of Education forced it stop using the word “university” since they were not a university, accredited, chartered, or licensed.

The thing that kinda boggles my mind is that so many people stupid enough to fall for the scam of Trump U had such a long line of credit waiting to be bilked. Many “students” of Trump U spent over $35,000 on what they perceived would be an education. For around the same price you could get a four-year degree from Stanford University (also named after a person)? Now if you’re the type to fall for a Trump sales pitch, or even vote for him, then you probably couldn’t get into Stanford, but there’s a lot of Universities that cost less than a hotel ballroom seminar from Donald Trump. Of course you actually have to work for those degrees unless you’re an athlete.

Trump is still facing lawsuits over running this scam, which was designed to prey on the poorly educated and elderly. They even defrauded homeless people.

One of Trump’s distractions to this is to attack the judge who is hearing the lawsuit. Judge Gonzolo Curiel has already moved the date of the case after the November election, yet Trump still claims he is biased and has a conflict of interest and shouldn’t be hearing the case. What’s the conflict? He’s Hispanic. Trump actually called him “Mexican.” He’s of Mexican descent but he’s an American (because we’re not recruiting judges from Mexico) who was born in Indiana. I suppose he can’t be impartial since he is Hispanic and Trump has a very public and loud record of hating Mexicans though he loves their taco bowls.

Every judge has an opinion. A lot of judges vote in favor of someone they personally detest because they’re following the law and procedure. If having an opinion disqualifies you from being a judge then the Supreme Court would be stacked with Kardashians (and it might if Trump is elected). I’m sure there have been several Civil Rights cases where the judge was white, or black. Don’t you believe cases involving Church And State were heard by a judge with faith?

Another fun aspect to this is Trump distracting people by attacking the Clinton Foundation. Even if the Clinton Foundation was everything conservatives say it is, how does that excuse Trump from scamming people? The argument is their thing is crappier than my crappy thing so forget my crappy thing and go after theirs. This is the logic of an eighth grader which is why it’s used by every Trump surrogate on the news.

Trump’s surrogates keep accusing Judge Curiel of being a member of La Raza which is a Latino advocacy group. It’s been pointed out that the La Raza Curiel is a member of is not the immigration advocacy group, but a non-profit association to support California Chicano and Latino lawyers in California. Despite this information being very public knowledge, the surrogates keep pushing the lie. These people probably confuse the World Wrestling Federation with the World Wildlife Fund.

Have you seen these Trump surrogates on TV and asked yourself, “why are they all idiots?”. Because smart people don’t fall for Trump schemes, whether it’s his realty deals, his “university”, or his presidential campaign.

A lot of people fell for the scam that was Trump University. Will there be enough Americans to fall for the scam of the Trump candidacy to make him president?

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