Schlock and Awe: Trump Comes to Denver

Donald Trump came to Denver yesterday. His comments were all schlock, but 6,000 people, expecting to be awed, went to see him.

USA Today has the story, but it has autoplay video so I won't link to it. Among his more absurd comments:

  • He has one of the best memories of anyone in the world
  • If the U.S. elects Hillary, it will turn into another Venezuela
  • He said several times his nomination speech got better TV ratings than Hillary's
  • He didn't mention a single Republican running for office in Colorado (no down--ticket help from him)
  • Ivanka really likes Chelsea, he wishes she didn't, but what are you going to do?

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    Maybe she likes Chelsea (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by CoralGables on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 03:49:21 PM EST
    because she's a Democrat. One of the reasons given why Ivanka didn't vote for her father in the NY primary was she waited past the deadline to switch parties in a closed primary state.

    friends are friends (none / 0) (#3)
    by linea on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 04:10:48 PM EST
    none of my friendships are based on politics.

    Did that sadistic sociopath mention the Khans? (5.00 / 1) (#4)
    by Donald from Hawaii on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 04:15:38 PM EST
    He's been dumping on that Gold Star couple most of the day, while claiming that his school years at the exclusive New York Military Academy gave him more military expertise than most guys going into the U.S. armed forces.

    This loathsome and despicable creature isn't qualified to run for the local library commission, never mind the presidency. The one thing we'll conclusively learn from the November election is exactly how many stupid white people there are in this country who crave authoritarianism.


    Trump is going to need to deliver more schlock (5.00 / 1) (#6)
    by CoralGables on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 04:19:46 PM EST
    if the bi-partisan RABA Research poll is correct. After the GOP Convention they had Clinton at +5. After the Dem Convention they have Clinton at +15.

    May explain why Trump even badmouthed the Fire Marshall in Denver yesterday. Is there no one he won't attempt to degrade?

    Expect every polling outfit in the country to have a national poll coming out in the coming week.

    One of the best memories: (5.00 / 1) (#7)
    by KeysDan on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 05:16:25 PM EST
    Trump on Tim Kaine: "Her running mate, Tim Kaine, who by the way did a terrible job in New Jersey, first act he did in New Jersey was asked for a $4 billion tax increase, and he was not very popular in New Jersey, and he still isn't.

    Now, maybe he was mixing up governors, Tim Kaine for Tom Keane (pronounced Kaine), or mixing up the states, New Jersey for Virginia.  But, then complicating the sorting out, is that the big tax increase was requested in New Jersey by a non-Kaine governor, Jim Florio, in 1990, who did become unpopular as a result.  He should stick to easier names and places--Putin and Russia.

    true (none / 0) (#1)
    by linea on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 03:44:55 PM EST
    "[We're] absolutely [friends]," the 36-year-old told Extra on Thursday, July 28. "It has nothing to do with politics. We were friends before this election; we'll be friends after this election."

    I don't think they wanted him to (none / 0) (#5)
    by TrevorBolder on Sat Jul 30, 2016 at 04:16:44 PM EST
    He didn't mention a single Republican running for office in Colorado (no down--ticket help from him)