date:6 September 2015 at 08:43


Exclusive: Barry Farber declares, 'He may carry all 50 states'

Published: 19 hours ago
author-image BARRY FARBER About Email Archive      JERRY FARBER'S BROTHER
Admit it. Donald Trump is a volcano in a forest of Ronson lighters.
You’re not going to stop him. He may carry all 50 states.
The awareness of Trump’s invincibility is dawning slowly for several reasons. Nobody wants to be revealed as a fool if Trump flames out. Also, such a breathtaking prediction hates to be borne all alone. “Out on a limb” is a lonely place for a pundit to be. Then, too, a lot of heretofore wise observers are obeying the instinct to adopt a “business as usual” stance. We put subconscious pressure on ourselves so that yesterday’s “clown-by-consensus” isn’t too abruptly hailed as the winner this absurdly long before the first vote is cast. The dreamers in the GOP are still reassuring one another that Trump’s domination is a “summertime thing,” and that come fall the public anger will be gone and the people will ask themselves, “Is this the kind of person we want in the Oval Office?” Dream on, Dear Establishment. People are already asking that question, and the answer is not just “Yes”; it’s “Hell, Yes!
Eight years ago Americans decided to take a chance on a “community organizer” without one single discernable accomplishment, not even authorship of his own book! (Thank you, Jack Cashill!) Obama was editor of the Harvard Law Review – and never wrote a single editorial. And we elected and re-elected him.
And now we’re taking the measure of a billionaire 11 times over who’s boldly carved his signature in stone and steel and golf-course green around the world, written best-selling books and produced and starred in dazzlingly high-rated TV shows, and you’re trying to tell me this world-class accomplishmentarian is a summertime thing set to evaporate with the first fall chill? In a pig’s eye! Even his worst enemies agree that Donald Trump gets things done. Meanwhile, your community organizer is now a political kidney stone that will take 17 more months to pass. You don’t like Trump’s rhetoric, maybe? What’swrong with “I love this country and I want to make it great again”?
Donald Trump has ruptured every rule of nature and human nature, science and political science, and continues to sneer at the Law of Gravity itself as he personally and deliberately pushes every down-button while his elevator nonetheless continues up, up and up.
Sen. John McCain satisfies most people’s definition of a war hero. Here comes Trump mocking McCain as being a “war hero only because he was captured.” Some of those “wise observers” declared Trump doomed even at that early point. And what happened? Trump gained!
At the Fox News debate of Aug. 6, some sinister force that wanted to stick it to Trump led things off, not by obeying the natural and organic procedure of calling for all those candidates who vowed to support the eventual Republican nominee to please raise their hands. No. The moderator instead called for “all those who will not pledge to support the eventual Republican nominee” to please raise their hands. And whoever imposed that reverse wording got his wish. There stood Trump in the middle of the pack, all alone with his right hand in the air. And what happened? Trump gained.
Doesn’t our culture forbid us to hit a woman? Meet Fox’s rapturous Megyn Kelly, whose very appearance sets the syrups of the soul all a-sizzle even before her formidable IQ approaches the scale for a weigh-in. Kelly ticked off a litany of horrendous things Trump has uttered to denigrate women. Trump struck back hard. And what happened? Trump gained.
Aren’t we supposed to tire quickly in the presence of a braggart? Trump plunges with gusto and abandon into firestorms of self-praise, citing his fabulous fortune, huge achievements, the hordes of people who love him and his admittedly impressive record for “getting things done”! Trump unloads like a sportscaster whose son just scored the game-winning touchdown in the Super Bowl, as he shares the news that there was just a poll in Nevada, and “I came in first among Hispanics!” Aren’t candidates supposed to use subtle comments to smuggle across feelings likely to win them votes? Trump puts it all out on the front porch where the goats can get it. “And I’m going to take care of our warriors, whom I love! I love our wounded warriors!” Again, Trump gained.
Is Trump lying about the slump America’s fallen into? And isn’t it true that millions too few Americans are working, that our military has been eviscerated, that our allies distrust us, that our enemies no longer respect us, that we get beaten by smarter adversaries across every negotiating table? And isn’t it true that smart, gutsy leadership that knows what it’s doing could, indeed, make us great again?
If the anti-Trump rap weren’t so pitiful I’d be much angrier. Forever we’ve longed for a leader who didn’t have to mortgage himself out to fat-cats, a leader free to appoint the best people and not the best donors. Now we’ve got him.
During the Civil War a group of less successful generals complained to Lincoln that Gen. Grant was an alcoholic.
“Find out what he likes,” snapped Abe. “And send him another case.”
I don’t think Trump drinks.


Anonymous said...

Well I guess we are officially in the election silly season. Expect more ill conceived dreck like this for the next 14 months.

CharlieE said...

That community organizer has overseen an improvement in the economy, an implementation of long-overdue healthcare reform and succeeded in taking out Osama bin Laden.

He has also proposed significant legislation regarding wage hikes, immigration, further stimulation of the economy, better care for veterans, better treatment of women and an agreement with five other countries that will help prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon in the near future.

Republicans have opposed all of this, and have blocked all but the last item from becoming law. Still, despite unprecedented obstruction, he has managed to get some things done.

Somehow, this clown thinks that Donald Trump will overcome all of this and shower us with "winning." He also seems to think that those who lean left, left-center and even those in the middle will vote for Trump for president.

Polls currently show him losing the general election to any Democratic candidate.

Good luck with your dream of President Trump.

gruaud said...

World Nut Daily. Any questions?

ferschitz said...

I'm still trying to suss out how the rest of the 1% feels about The Donald. NeoCon NPR is simply breathlessly AGOG with slavering over "what will Trump do NEXT??11!!"

I don't get the attraction, myself, but when you look at the losers, chumps, grifters, clowns and deadbeats in the GOP "line up," I guess Trump's bullshit, naked white supremacist racism, and what's considered "showmanship" makes for a slow moving train wreck for all to watch.

I used to live in Australia. The Aus conservative party, called Liberals, just ousted their PM, Tony Abbott, who was a brain-dead dumb-feck moron (one of his main "accomplishments" was Knighting Prince Phillip... duh). The Liberal Party replaced him with Malcolm Turnbull, who is actually smart and has real skills. I am congratulating my friends downunder on actually having, you know, some politicians with brains and competencies in their conservative party. Not something we've witnessed here since the turn of the Century, alas.

Anonymous said...

Is Trump lying about the slump America’s fallen into?

You mean the slump that began when Reagan somehow got elected?

By brokering a deal with Iran behind Carter's back?

Hooray4US said...

Trump will take all 50 States? I want Farber is smoking! On second thought, I want what Trump's paying him!

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