Monday, January 23, 2017

Trumpism Corrupts: Spicer Edition

Sean Spicer, White House press secretary scolding the media for telling the truth

I am worried folks.

After witnessing this weekend the worst start of an presidential administration in my life I am worried to death.  This man we have in the White House is dangerous. 

Already he has forfeited his creditability by sending his press spokesman out to state an easily provable lie.  How can his press spokesman regain the press (and I don't care what you think of the press) and the country's trust after such a deplorable and shameful display of such "Baghdad Bob" lies?
This statement from the conservative newspaper The Weekly Standard expresses how I feel exactly:

"Rule #1 for press relations is that you can obfuscate, you can misrepresent, you can shade the truth to a ridiculous degree, or play dumb and pretend not to know things you absolutely do know. But you can’t peddle affirmative, provable falsehoods. And it’s not because there’s some code of honor among press secretaries, but because once you’re a proven liar in public, you can’t adequately serve your principal. Every principal needs a spokesman who has the ability, in a crunch, to tell the press something important and know that they’ll be believed 100 percent, without reservation.
But like I said, this isn’t about Spicer.

What’s worrisome is that Spicer wouldn’t have blown his credibility with the national press on Day 2 of the administration unless it was vitally important to Trump.

And if media reports about crowd size are so important to Trump that he’d push Spicer out there to lie for him, then it means that all the tinpot-dictator, authoritarian, characterological tics that people worried about during the campaign are still very much active."

Folks, unless this man changes his way he is going to destroy out country and get us killed.  I am deadly serious.

We don't have time to indulge Donald Trump.  This isn't a reality show, this is real life.  Donald Trump needs to realize that he is working for us and to leave his fragile ego behind. 

Time to grow up Donald and time for the Trump supporters to stop giving him a pass. This country can no longer afford to indulge his childish and selfish behavior. By the way, who cares about crowd size anyway? With all that Donald Trump has in his In Box, why is he obsessing on crowd size?  

Grow up Donald.


6 comments:

  1. I would have thought that D.T.'s supporters would have started desertions now with all that's happened in just the first few hours. It seems to be the only thing that might save us all - but so far they are taking their time about it. The additionally scary thing about it is that there is a throng of D.T.-appointed, like-minded admirers - you write about just one of them ("I've NEVER lied." Yeah, right. A veritable saint!) all ready to step into D.T's shoes in the very unlikely event that he did go - as if he'd ever go of his own accord! The terror continues.

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    1. We Trummpers aren't going anywhere but it does give Ron something to write about which I always enjoy. :)

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    2. Ray,
      Every day Trump reinforces the correct perception that he is totally unqualified to be president of ALL the people in the United States and the leader of the free world. Just yesterday he said that "three to five million 'illegals' voted" thus depriving him of the popular vote. Trump's obsession with size is just mind boggling. I continue to be very embarrassed and apprehensive about the future of our country.
      Ron

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    3. Melissa,
      You got that right! (smile)
      Ron

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  2. I took a business communications class in undergrad. The professor gave us five rules to remember - the five rules were the entire final exam for the class. the first was never piss off people who buy ink by the barrel, in other words never pick a fight with the media. The second was always tell the truth, if you can't tell the truth, don't say anything, it it better to say, I don't know, than to say something you can't verify the truthfulness of. Third was when something bad happens, don't try to cover it up. Now if I could remember the other two . . .

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    1. David,
      The main rule is DON'T LIE. Spicer has already taken the lead of his boss and is lying through his teeth every time he opens his mouth.
      Ron

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