Why Is Trump So Enthusiastic About Americans Dying?

Thom plus logo Two weeks after America diagnosed its first case of COVID-19, Republicans in the United States Senate (with the single exception of Mitt Romney) refuse to vote to impeach Donald Trump.

They decided he couldn't do much more damage than he already has, and, as Senator Susan Collins suggested, he would back down from his most outrageous behavior because his hands had been slapped by the House of Representatives.

Now, newly empowered and feeling invincible, he seems hellbent on a crusade to kill hundreds of thousands of Americans.

Nobody knows why Trump is so enthusiastic about encouraging people to get sick and die from COVID-19, although there are a couple possibly viable theories

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-Thom

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whatabout 13 weeks 12 hours ago
#1

In reality, is this just what is going on?

Given the following did not work:

Access Hollywood tape

Golden Shower bed in Moscow

Stormy Daniels & Avenatti

Paul Manafort trial

General Flynn trial

E. Jean Carrol rape in a department store claim

Kids in cages built by Obama

Roger Stone big show arrest

Carter Page charges

George Papadopolous charges

Russia! Russia! Russia!

Mueller Report nothing burger

Ukrainegate

Impeachment hearings

Christmas Impeachment

Impeachment trials

Books by Omarosa, Bob Woodward, Michael Wolff, Donna Brazile, the Niece book

Chinese virus part one

The Bolton book is going to fail also.

Now on to,

Chinese Virus redux

Notice any attempts by anyone to unite anybody in all the above hoopla?

Legend 12 weeks 6 days ago
#2

They looked at the numbers and saw that the virus hit blacks and the elderly the most. After this was proven it was full steam ahead, open everything. 2 birds with 1 stone. The others are just collateral damage.

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deepspace 12 weeks 5 days ago
#3

"Whataboutism"

Explain this.

Or this.

Or this.

Or this.

Or this.

Or this.

And what about this little jewel, a sure winner in November -- for Democrats!

Legend 12 weeks 5 days ago
#4

Just wondering today if anyone has done a calculation on how much business the USA will lose due to countries not allowing USA business travel to their countries. Taiwan with 24 million population has had around 450 total cases and 7 deaths. Why would they even think of allowing Americans Business people or tourists into the country? Just 1 example.

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deepspace 12 weeks 4 days ago
#5

Good point. Low-information U.S. citizens, especially those on the right fringe, are so egocentric and myopic, or so ideologically impaired (America First), that they don't, or can't, comprehend that we are one people on one planet. National identity is of course a healthy thing and a practical necessity in a world so culturally diverse -- but not when used as a cudgel against being a good and wholesome citizen of the world community.

Let's just say the quiet part out loud: Trump is directly responsible for America's pandemic becoming the worst in the world, for what will likely be over 200,000 deaths by the time voters can flush this turd down the toilet, and for the worst economic calamity in a century as a result.

Thom said, in effect (if I heard him right), last week in response to a caller that the resulting deaths could not really be called genocide in the strict sense since it was more out of sheer stupidity and innate selfishness than because of a deliberate plot to eliminate a whole class of people. While that interpretation is no doubt technically true, the larger point of who must be held responsible by all other intents and purposes should be shouted from the rooftops -- a reality that cannot be denied.

Regardless of his inner psychobabble reasons, by basically repeating the same childish mistakes he made in January, February, and March of denial (“It’s going to disappear. One day, it’s like a miracle, it will disappear.”), of willful ignorance (How many experts has he chosen to ignore and contradict thus far?), and of deflection ("It's a DemocRAT hoax; it's China's fault, the WHO ...anybody but me."), Trump has established beyond any reasonable doubt that he is deliberately screwing the pooch to "re-open" the economy without the proper safeguards in place in a desperate bid to get re-elected -- a dastardly plot if there ever was one (and a monumentally foolish one that will inevitably backfire).

Naturally, political pundits will play their usual rhetorical games to tighten up the horse race the closer we get to November 3 without saying the quiet part out loud -- that what we are suffering can be labeled quite simply and most definitely as the "Trump pandemic" and the "Trump depression" -- end of story! Let's hope the electorate won't lose sight of those two glaring facts with all the word salads yet to come.

Legend 12 weeks 4 days ago
#6

5+ months into this and the White House still cannot fiqure out that masks help a lot and crowds do not.

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vetinla 12 weeks 4 days ago
#7

I don't need Thom or anyone else to explain why DJT is a sciopathic moron. His complete life explains that fact fully, if one is paying attention, and takes the time to fully inform themselves. The sad truth is, that too many of our fellow Americans haven't figured it out yet.

Republicans ruthlessly reshaped America to hold onto power - can Dems do the same thing to save it?

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