Trump Opened His First UN Speech By Plugging His Nearby Apartment Building Because Of Course [VIDEO]

USA Today reports:

Well then. President Trump kicked off his Monday speech before the United National general assembly with a plug for his nearby residential tower.

“I actually saw great potential across the street, to be honest with you, and it’s only for the reason that the United Nations was here that that turned out to be such a successful project,” Trump said, after an introduction from U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.

The building in question is the Trump World Tower, a residential skyscraper in the United Nations Plaza. The building was completed in 2001 and was briefly the tallest all-residential tower in the world. Previous tenants have included Yankees baseball player Derek Jeter and presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway.

  • mattdocmartin

    He seriously has no fucking shame.

    • james1200

      None and his idiot followers don’t care. In fact, the more he pisses us off, the closer they feel to him! It’s fucking infuriating!

      https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/rzudyex6i2vltff8ykya.gif

    • vorpal 😼

      He can’t help himself. In Trump’s head, every day is Trump day.

      • kareemachan

        Then we should remind any friends or family around him that he’s effing demented. And they should be ashamed.

        • vorpal 😼

          I only have one friend who is a Trump supporter, and no matter what Trump does, my friend will find some cognitive loophole to defend Trump.

          • netxtown

            I’ve gotten so bad that even those who support trump know not to even breathe his ugly name around me.It is my ‘hair trigger’.

          • greenmanTN

            It just struck me that Hair Hitler would be a good nickname for him.

          • bambinoitaliano

            I finally told what I thought to be a friend to fuck off over the summer. She is as trumpish as one could encounter on this side of the border. Good riddance indeed.

      • bambinoitaliano

        One would think he was raised in a poverty stricken area that he can’t help himself but steal as much as he can given the opportunity. For lard sake! That man is 70 years old and still can’t stop himself from grifting. Was he caged as a child?

        • Reality.Bites

          Not well enough.

  • jerry

    Narcissistic grifter just can’t help himself, can he?

    • Frostbite

      It’s the only tune he knows.

  • Kevin Perez

    Raise your hand if you did NOT predict this.

    • bambinoitaliano

      Can the few millions of us lower our hands now?

  • bambinoitaliano

    A con man won’t show up in an event unless he has something to profit from it.

  • Ninja0980

    Anyone not see that coming?

  • Gustav2

    Bloomberg says he does not own the property, was not the developer, it was just a branding deal.

    “After Trump won the 2016 election, his transition website, greatagain.gov, incorrectly claimed that he owned the property, Bloomberg reported. The same publication noted in March that, amid Russian domestic financial turmoil in 2001, Trump World Tower β€œbecame a prominent depository of Russian money.””

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/trump-un-praises-trump-world-tower

    • bkmn

      Never let facts get in the way of him stroking his own ego (and bank accounts)

      • bambinoitaliano

        Not like the tiny finger has anything else worthy to be stroke.

  • bkmn
    • Christopher

      “Paint me like one of your Russian girls Pootie.”

    • Phil2u

      OMG…is it shaved? I’m so embarrassed that I even looked.

  • BeaverTales

    He’s a Realtor&#8482 first, a Reality TV ‘celebrity’ second, and a Statesman third.

    • Cackalaquiano

      I’d remove statesman from that list.

      • Christopher

        Yeah, it implies that he knows what he’s doing.

      • BeaverTales

        The President is automatically the leading statesman in the USA, even if he is a horrible one. The difference between ‘statesman’ and ‘politician’ is the Peter principle.

        • Chucktech

          No, he’s just playing one on teevee.

          • BeaverTales

            I wish.

      • Dagoril

        Well he is a man. From a state.

    • Dave B

      I think you misspelled turd.

    • Chucktech

      Statesman third?? Oh, no, no, no. “Statesman” and “Trump” are mutually exclusive.

    • Lumpy Gaga

      You forgot deadbeat, money launderer, pussy-grabber… there is a lot there to unwrap before you get to “Statesman”.

    • kareemachan

      why do they pronounce it “real-TOR”?

      Pretentious as all fuck.

      • Robincho

        I’m sure the Dumps pronounce it “reelator”…

      • coram nobis

        Because it’s on their bou-QUET list?

      • Phil2u

        real-turd

  • Christopher
  • JoeMyGod

    Like most of Trump’s buildings, Trump World Tower is astonishingly ugly. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4398a203b792d92e37380ab08a0139de40c7558fbb649a332407c83f63567739.jpg

    • bambinoitaliano

      Without personality and character just like him.

    • JoeMyGod

      “Designed by the architect Costas Kondylis, the building is 861 feet (262 m) high and has 72 constructed floors (but lists 90 stories on elevator panels).”

      How does that even work?

      • Lumpy Gaga

        “But this one goes to 90.”

      • Jon Doh

        Rounded up.

      • Rambie

        Trump is compensating as always

      • barrixines

        Same way 7 is 9 on the internet.

      • Bad Tom

        Some floors mysteriously omit buttons. (Special TRUMP floors) There are no stairs to them either.

        All floors have buttons, but quite a few buttons take you to the same floors. Changes weekly for fun games!

        Penn & Teller are employed as elevator operators, performing sleight of hand 24/7.

      • netxtown

        Really. It’s a full 6 inches if ever….

      • Tawreos

        Some of the floors have units with an upstairs and a downstairs, but the elevator only stops at the downstairs floors

      • Kevin Perez

        Well, you don’t want to have a 13th floor because that’s “unlucky” but you don’t want people on the 14th floor feeling like they’re stupid so, you just start counting from some arbitrary number above 13.
        Many casinos (thus Trump) do this.

      • Reality.Bites

        Lots of buildings have security card access to certain floors. Like one place where I worked I had 24-7 access to my floor, but only to other floors (different companies) during office hours like the general public.

        So floors 73-90 could be exclusive secured access floors that just happen to not really exist. πŸ™‚

      • zhera

        The same way Donnie’s inauguration numbers work…

      • Uncle Mark

        Apparently, Trump lies about the size of all of his erections.
        https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/02/nyregion/donald-trump-tower-heights.html

      • Professor Barnhardt

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2Y7oo3iB40

        ETA: I see zhera thought of that too.

    • JoeMyGod

      “Prior to construction, many neighbors, including veteran journalist Walter Cronkite, opposed the building due to its height and lack of distinguishing
      exterior features; among the concerns was that this tower would dwarf
      the United Nations Headquarters across the street. Opponents argued that the project would block views, was aesthetically unappealing, violated zoning laws, and was out of character with the surrounding neighborhood.”

      • Tom000

        We lost our shirt when we sold our co-op at 165 West End Avenue thanks to Trump’s Television City Development. We left Manhattan totally convinced it was an island full of thieves and con artists.

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    • Don’t get me started — Chicago’s Trump Tower is right on the river among a group of buildings, some architecturally distinguished, that create a nice rhythm when you look down the river. The Blot, as I call it, ignores the context, is completely out of scale, pretentious, and banal.

    • The_Wretched

      Trump World Tower is aspiring to have all the glory of a lego brick tower.

      • clay

        Philly (thankfully) escaped the “black box” skyscraper, except for two. One is the PECO tower– appropriate for a monolithic power monopoly. At least the PECO tower has an LED wrap at the top where the Trump world Tower shows nothing.

    • zhera

      Needs more ‘gold’.

      /s

    • Paula

      It reminds him of the monolith he keeps in his bedroom.
      This guy thinks he is a creator and god.
      I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7331dbcafdc0b9452817f52f5e83a92ef80ac6249d29e60e6aeda20aa37f73b8.jpg

      • Lizard

        Would anyone really be surprised if Drumpf had a 2001 monolith installed in the White House?

        Of course, he wouldn’t. It isn’t gold enough for his tacky-ass taste.

      • greenmanTN

        Are you sure it didn’t just appear one day and he hits it with sticks for fun?

    • Dagoril

      The Dark Tower.

    • ted-

      You are what you build, no?

    • greenmanTN

      It looks like the headquarters for a group of supervillians.

      • 2guysnamedjoe

        It may very well be.

  • Making the US look like a nation of grifting, self-obsessed, ignorant used car salesmen is merely done as a self-esteem booster for developing countries. “See, developing countries? You can have a corrupt doofus in charge and **still** be pretend-rich!”

  • Stogiebear

    Dear World, America presents our Carnival-Barker-in-Chief. Behold and weep!

  • Tom Furgas

    Once again we are reassured that Mr. Trump remains crass, vulgar, narrow-minded, selfish, and petty. And couldn’t care less about a safer world or a greater America. Phooey on him.

  • Treant

    What a tacky little shit. I’m sure it went over just as he expected, though! /s

  • It occurred to me, reading his comments, that he probably thought he was giving the UN a big compliment.

    He’s that clueless.

    • coram nobis

      “Pedestrian” is a word that comes to mind. And I don’t mean his limited walking ability (see, e.g., golf cart, G7).

  • Lumpy Gaga

    Did you lose in that district, too, Donnie?

    • Chucktech

      Yooge loss. Tremendous loss. That’s what people are saying.

      • vorpal 😼

        The biggest loss in the history of losses.
        But that’s because all the voters were illegal immigrants voting 28 times each for that nasty woman.

  • Lazycrockett

    God I hate this POS.

  • Lumpy Gaga

    Everything America says to the world now has to start with, “But first, a word from our sponsor….”

  • bambinoitaliano

    O/T A worthy read. Click on the link of the tweet.
    https://twitter.com/jpodhoretz/status/909258320959156224

    • David

      That IS amazing.

    • Rebecca Gardner

      That was so worth the read. Oh, and Emiliy’s Grandmother is an asshole.

      • jerry

        Yes…it may have been 1981, but blaming the daughter and her career, for the marriage failure and the granddaughter not having a father in her life, was a really shitty thing to do.

  • Lumpy Gaga

    Somebody buy that man a Century 21 jacket. It’s gold. He’ll wear it.

    • Duh-David

      Nope. Always those boxy, dark-colored, 80s-style, untailored, ill-fitting, Brioni “power” suits. Imagine any other president, let alone one who screeches “America first,” wearing Italian suits every day.

  • barrixines
  • coram nobis

    Life in Trump’s America: an LGBTQ activist at Georgia Tech is dead, shot by campus police.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/18/georgia-tech-police-shoot-lgbtq-student-dead

    • Lizard

      American “justice”: Shoot first, ask questions later. Deescalation? What’s that?

      A terrible loss.

      • -M-

        A tragic, terrible loss and possibly the police could have avoided it, but they didn’t shoot first without trying to deescalate.

        From what I’ve read, I don’t see why they resorted to shooting as I doubt Scout was a serious threat, so they can be criticized for that but they didn’t just roll up and shoot.

    • Bluto

      He hardly looked threatening. Still, if the official felt the need to immobilize the victim then why not just shoot him in the leg?

      It just boils down to this.

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/923222e81604296dda8c7771ae51b67fbcbe788453207d01d214f925069adc06.jpg

      • Publius

        You’ve misgendered the individual who was shot. Are you actually familiar with this incident?

        • Bluto

          No more than what has been published. Yes, I read that it considered itself fluid & preferred non-gender specific pronouns. That’s fine but personally I have an issue referring to a human as an “it”.
          I also think being shot is more offensive than undesired pronoun usage.

          • Publius

            And what you think is more important than being shot is inserting a cute graphic into this discussion for the sake of attracting up-votes. What happened was you commented without being familiar with what happened. Read before commenting, and don’t downplay misgendering; realize when you’ve made a mistake.

            And the pronoun used was not “it,” but they/them. Not sure where you got the former from.

          • Bluto

            or you could simply fuck off, you pompous asswipe.

          • Publius

            Look how fragile you are. Like an old vase. Toughen up, and read articles before commenting. And don’t misgender dead people. Please and thank you.

          • Bluto

            you aren’t worth my effort, you pompous twat.

          • -M-

            The individual preferred the they/their pronouns. And seems to have been having some kind of mental episode that lead up to the shooting. The police did try to talk them down, but it really shouldn’t be be necessary for multiple armed officers to shoot one person with no hostages and only a knife as a weapon.

  • Publius

    Donald Trump is at the UN. Whether you are a conservative, liberal, or someone at the fringes, if you made it harder to elect Hillary Clinton either by not voting for her, or by pedaling the ridiculous email narrative until the very end, then Donald Trump’s presidency is your baby.

    Make no mistake that even time will not save you from the rest of us remembering where you stood during the 2016 presidential campaign.

    • The_Wretched

      Go away and stir some other pot.

      And for the regs who tout the same line, here’s a pro-infighting troll doing it too. Think about that for a minute.

      • Publius

        Yeah, no. Nice try. This is your presidency. Own it. You and the Berners got what you wanted.

        Luckily most people here are sensible and made the right choice. Most had the intelligence and foresight to do the right thing.

        Oh and I’ve been a regular here for three or so years. I just don’t comment on every article. So, sorry to bust that narrative.

        • Michael

          Give it up.

          Clinton was NEVER out of the margin of error with ALL of the polls when it came to her and Trump but Sanders was winning but much wider margins against him yet people still supported Clinton.

          Go f*ck yourself.

          • Ross

            Sanders was winning by much wider margins?

            Really? Then why couldn’t he win the primary?

          • Publius

            I think Michael just felt the bern.

          • Ross

            Yes. And it berned his brain.

          • Treant

            All I see is a delicious, “This user is blocked.”

            I really gotta write a plug-in that changes it to, “This BoB fool is blocked. Enjoy the silence.”

          • Lizard

            “I really gotta write a plug-in that changes it to, ‘This BoB fool is blocked. Enjoy the silence.'”

            …is that possible?

          • Treant

            Yes; plug-ins get access to source data. Or, make damn sure you trust your plug-in supplier before downloading. It’s theoretically possible that it could subtly change text in some cases, making what you read unreliable.

            Or worse, steal your data.

            That’s why “Make Trump Kittens Again” works beautifully; it snags the image, checks the tool tip, and if Trump is in there…well, it either overlays a kitty photo or snags it before it hits the browser and changes the link.

          • Michael

            When you block someone it means you can’t handle the debate.

            Go figure.

          • Lizard

            People block for a lot of reasons. I block people who victim-blame in crimes like murder, assault, and rape. It’s not because I couldn’t handle a debate with them, it’s because they don’t debate honestly.

          • Michael

            Well, uh sure. But that’s not why the Clintonites on here block Sander supporters.

          • Lizard

            No. I’ve been here several months now, and they tend to block because Sanders supporters have a tendency to gloat and go on and on and on about how Hillary, a candidate whom many found genuinely inspiring, was all sorts of nasty things that she really wasn’t. And really, I can’t blame them.

          • Michael

            Clinton is HATED by a very large segment of the population and her latest book, where she blames everyone for her loss, is the exact reason why she lost.

            No offense but she deserved to lose. Unfortunately we’re dealing with the fall out now. However her reappearing this past week and doing nothing but blaming others for her loss just reminded everyone why they didn’t vote for her in the first place.

          • Lizard

            Have you actually read her book, or just the short segments of it people picked out and posted on the internet?

            “No offense but she deserved to lose.”
            We’re going to have to disagree there. She lost because of an anachronistic system that should have been dismantled as soon as every citizen over the age of 18 was given the right to vote. She deserved to win by her 2,500,000-vote margin.

          • Ross

            Thank you.

            AND she deserved to win because she was the most qualified candidate, AND because she had the most progressive environmental policies (more so than Bernie), AND the most progressive human rights policies (more so than Bernie), AND the most detailed plan to help working people (more so than Bernie), AND the most progressive policies to help women and children (vastly more so than Bernie).

            In short, Hillary deserved to win because she was incredibly qualified AND fucking brilliant.

          • MoonlightUnkindledOne

            Most of these people either haven’t read the book or are just disingenuous. I mean, I’ve read some articles with more excerpts than just what people have tossed around saying, “she’s avoiding responsibility!” Apparently her saying other factors in addition to campaign decisions she made caused her to lose is her abdicating responsibility. Basically, once she takes all the blame upon herself and says nothing about any of the other facts which had an impact, then they’ll leave her alone-sorry, who am I kidding? They’ll never leave her alone because it’s fun for them to kick Hillary when she’s down.

          • Ross

            Once again, you prove that you embrace unreality.

            Hillary has been voted the most admired woman in America for the last FIFTEEN years in a row. Via Gallup.

            And, unlike you I suspect, I have read Hillary’s new book. She accepts a lot of blame.

          • Publius

            So, Hillary Clinton lost the election because she blamed everyone for her losing the election? How is that the exact reason she lost?

          • stevenj

            She won the popular vote by over 3million.

            Hacked election???

          • Publius

            You’re assuming that these people are bringing any substantive to a debate.

            “Butt KKKlinton stole muh primary!” brings nothing of value to a debate.

          • stevenj

            What “debate”? You’re making claims you can’t even back up.

          • Michael

            No I’m actually working and had sh!t to do.

            “Feel the bern.”

            Dude why don’t you show who you really are in real life and I can show you exactly what being burnt looks like.

          • Publius

            Lashing out is always an indication of insecurity. I can’t blame you for being angry. I would feel sad too if I tried making edgy comments about elections without knowing how they work.

          • Michael

            Oh I know EXACTLY how numbers work, much better than you do.

            How would a true neck to neck race work? Well go flip a coin. If both candidates were truly neck to neck then it would be a toss up. Now go flip that coin until it lands on heads ten times in a row.

            And that, my dear dimwitted friend, is how I know Clinton stole the primary.

            And insecure? Give me a break. When you’ve had more than one world wide affect come back and let me know. Til then keep hiding who you are.

          • Ross

            Can you please provide a link to a credible source showing that Hillary won all so-called neck-to-neck races?

            I cannot find such data.

            Oh, please note the operative word: credible.

          • Publius

            Yes, the real way to demonstrate to someone your knowledge of elections is to tell them to flip a coin. Again, your comment should not exist. You made statements that were stupid and not backed up with rational thinking or facts, and instead of clarifying them with intelligent remarks, you just ran with it.

            If you think Clinton stole the primary, then you’re a fucking jackass. There’s no ambiguity, there’s no wiggle room. No, you’re an idiot.

          • Ross

            Amen!

          • Michael

            Why couldn’t he win the primary? Because Clinton STOLE it.

            It is impossible for Clinton to have won every neck to neck race like she did. Numbers don’t work like that in the real world.

            Sanders had HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of people waiting in line for HOURS AND HOURS to hear him speak.

            Clinton had NO ONE.

            Do the f’n math there.

          • Ross

            It’s amusing that you are concerned about the real world when you so obviously embrace unreality.

          • Publius

            We don’t have national elections, so national polls mean nothing. Your comment should not exist.

      • Lizard

        I’ve kept my mouth shut because I know it won’t be a popular opinion here, but I think it’s really hypocritical for liberals to laugh at Drumpf apparently not being able to get over the election (talking about how big his margin was, handing out EC result maps, etc.), when pretty much every single story about him has at least one comment about the election (Bernie-or-busters, third-party voters, kids these days, etc.).

        And before anyone makes accusations, I am not a Bernie-or-buster. I voted for him in the state primary. He lost. I voted for Hillary, cheerfully. She would have been a great president.

        • Publius

          I think there are just lots of people who aren’t ready to let those people who enabled Donald Trump off the hook. Not to preach to the choir, but this presidency has had enormous consequences for very vulnerable people. I’ll fault DJT’s supporters and the Bernie-or-bust types just as much as DJT himself.

          • Lizard

            You think they don’t know that?

            Jesus Christ, give it a rest. It’s been almost a year. We get it. It’s exhausting to be reminded of it every single day. We get frustrated when asshole right-wing idiots grind the election into our faces. It’s no better when left-wing people do it.

          • Publius

            No. I don’t think they do realize the consequences of their behavior.

            Look, I wish I could be as privileged as so many Bernie-or-busters. I wish I could have grown up with a trust fund, white, without any of the problems that were at stake in the last election. But I’m not. Like many Americans I never had those luxuries. Those people need to pay. And they’ll pay by being reminded at every opportunity that they stood for white supremacy.

          • Lizard

            Fine. Do that. But don’t laugh about Drumpf reminding people about the election and bringing it up at embarrassing times, or bitch and moan about right-wingers being assholes about it.

          • Treant

            Please don’t tell us what to do. I’ll laugh at whom I wish to laugh.

            As Ross noted, Donnie’s fat ass is in the Oval Office. Really, there’s no reason for him to still be crowing about his win except for severe insecurity and the knowledge that Mueller is out there, lurking.

            We get to complain because Clinton lost. Of course that hurts, it’s supposed to. And not to put too fine a point on it, I feel entirely justified in doing the same as the right did with Obama (with far less justification). Don the Con is not my President. His supporters and enablers are not my friends. And I’ll be happy to point that out at every opportunity.

            It’s why I block BoB people here. One, they tend to be bitter assholes who absolutely demand that I listen to them but don’t return the same consideration. Two, I don’t forgive them, don’t support them, and don’t wish to hear them dither about.

          • Lizard

            I’m not telling you what to do. I’m pointing out that I think the two statements are hypocritical. And again…I am not one of those people. I resent BoB’s, too. Drumpf is not my president either.

            In my opinion (I know I can’t tell anyone what to do and I’m not trying to, I’m sorry if my comment came across as such), it’s frustrating to feel constantly berated for something I didn’t even do. This is personal because of my age. The night Handel beat Ossoff, I was told on this blog, “You’re a Millennial, this is all your fault, you deserve this government and the future it brings you.” I resent that. And reading constant berating comments isn’t helping anything. If anything, it’s just pissing off those people more and probably influencing them not to vote our way next election. Beating the drum may be cathartic but ultimately it changes nothing and potentially hurts our chances in 2018.

            This is just my two cents, and this is why I was so hesitant to express this. I know people are angry. I’m angry, too. I wish nothing more than Hillary being in the White House, and in November I did everything in my power to make that happen.

          • Treant

            While it’s slightly unfair to blame an entire age group as a whole, as a generality it actually works.

            Frankly, Millennials vote at lesser percentages than the rest of us. Young folks always have (they complained about mine when I was young).

            It’s as valid to blame the older Boomers for voting for Trump in greater numbers. That’s hardly universal, but again, the argument is generally valid.

            So you’ll note that I specifically said BoB (and lumped the Green voters in there). You’re not a BoB, it doesn’t apply to you.

            And since the argument is completely valid, I 100% loathe, detest, disapprove of, and enjoy berating the BoB crowd. They’re complete idiots.

          • Lizard

            I know you didn’t, and I appreciate that. I should have clarified that.

            What you do is your right. I just think that what may be cathartic now could be catastrophically detrimental later. As much as I resent the BoBs for what they did (as well as anyone who voted for Drumpf), that doesn’t change the fact that they, and Stein voters, and people who stayed home because “they’re the same” are potential allies in future elections that very well may be vital to saving democracy.

            Republicans love watching liberals rip each other apart. I don’t want to give them that. It’s often pointed out that liberals have to band together like Republicans do to get people into office, and continually berating and pissing off people who could potentially be allies in future elections isn’t how we’re going to take Congress back in 2018 or the White House in 2020. It sucks. They made a shitty, shitty decision. But they’re still voters, and we’re going to need them.

          • Ross

            You wrote: “it’s frustrating to feel constantly berated for something I didn’t even do.”

            OK, now I am entirely baffled.

            You voted for Hillary. So, nobody here is berating YOU.

            Why are you taking on something which you have nothing to do with?

          • Lizard

            I’m a Millennial. This comments thread has been unusually void of “kids these days” complaining about lower-than-other-age-groups young voter turnout. Most are not.

          • Ross

            That does not answer my question.

            Again, nobody here is attacking you for your vote.

            Yet you feel attacked.

            I don’t get it.

          • Lizard

            I’ll admit it might be residual resentment from a comment thread a couple of months ago when I was told that I and my generation (regardless of how we voted) “deserved” the world we got–the one that the current administration is doing its best to completely ruin–because “If you wanted better, you all should have voted.” Even though, you know, I did. And 18-25 voter turnout was…pretty average, all things considered. I felt falsely accused, and that’s very hurtful.

          • Ross

            Well, I never blanket blame.

            And I want to hug you for voting for Hillary.

            Hugs!

          • Lizard

            Appreciated. πŸ™‚

        • Ross

          You are comparing apples and oranges.

          Yes, we laugh at Donnie because he can’t stop talking about the election. Why do we laugh? BECAUSE HE IS IN THE OVAL OFFICE! Get over it, Donnie!

          And, yes, we still complain about the election. Why? BECAUSE DONNIE IS IN THE OVAL OFFICE! And we will never get over this. Never!

          Donnie should be grateful he is in the Oval Office. The rest of us feel nothing but pain over such a world-class ass being in the Oval Office.

          • Lizard

            I see your point about Drumpf, but it still applies to his supporters. We can’t roll our eyes at right-wingers saying “Trump won, get over it, libtards,” and then turn around and continuing to berate above mentioned groups without being hypocrites.

          • Ross

            No, I don’t think you did see my point.

            The two situation are entirely different.

          • Treant

            Agreed. Not to mention that one party seems to have done some…less than legal…dare we say shady…possibly slightly treasonous activities to get into office.

            I get to laugh and point at those who were entranced by another carnival barker enough to sit on their asses (voting Green counts as sitting on your ass) when push came to shove. They sure didn’t respect my rights.

          • Lizard

            I don’t think so.

        • Treant

          I’m with Publius and Ross on this particular point. Those who enabled The Donald by staying home, voting Green, or even actively working against Clinton, you get to pay for this for as long as this regime is in office. I will not let you alone.

          Given the very great similarities between BoB people and Trumpsters, my level of respect is about the same. They had the chance to protect women, LGBTs, immigrants, PoC, and they chose to shit on them instead.

          Donnie is in the White House. Clinton is not. And I will never forgive the BoB and Trump-voting contingents for that. Never. They broke it, they get yelled at.

          • Ross

            Amen, Treant, amen.

            I have a friend of 35 years. I was STUNNED to learn that he voted for Jill. Particularly after acknowledging that Jill was an ass.

            I screamed at him: “Then why the fuck did you vote for her?”

            He replied to the effect that Hillary wasn’t perfect. “I wanted to teach her a lesson,” he said, smugly.

            I have refused to talk with him since.

          • Lizard

            I still don’t see why anyone would vote for Stein. She’s a goddamn doctor who’s also an anti-vaxxer. That alone should make her unfit for office. Ugh.

        • The_Wretched

          I agree fully and did the same.

  • Mark NΓ©e Fuzz

    I had wondered how far into his speech he’d get before embarrassing America. Not long. Not long at all.

    • Lizard

      I’ll admit, even I didn’t think he’d do it in the opening statement.

    • paganguy

      Just about as long as takes him to draw breath, usually.

    • Ross

      Embarrassing with alacrity.

      • Lizard

        Embarrassing with purpose.

        The guy is a troll and makes every decision like one. “I wonder what will piss my critics off most? That’s what I’ll do!”

        • MoonlightUnkindledOne

          I agree with the first half of your last paragraph but have a slight quibble with the last. Trump doesn’t seem to even have the forethought to think about how to be an ass. He just shoots off the hip with whatever thoughts pop into his head.

  • JWC

    what an insufferable ASS ME ME ME

  • Tor

    Among all the other adjectives, I will add “crass.”

  • Ken M
    • Treant

      You’ll get chest hair in your yogurt.

      So to speak.

      • paganguy

        It’s like the old Reese’s Cups commercials. “You got your peanut butter on my chocolate.”

    • Lumpy Gaga

      Brick and Stucco.

    • coram nobis

      Take-out at the deli, or, “I’ll have what he’s having.”

    • AmeriCanadian

      Lunch AND dinner! My fave.

  • Lumpy Gaga

    “I just flew back from the Middle East and boy are my arms tired.”

    • paganguy

      “Take my wife.. er.. wives… please.”

    • coram nobis

      “The limo stopped in front of the UN with a jerk and I got out.”

      “My sons were on safari and shot a leopard in their pajamas. What the leopard was doing in their pajamas I’ll never know.”

      “Welcome to The Apprentice: Diplomacy Edition. Say, do you spell ‘diplomacy’ with an ‘e’ or a ‘u’?”

  • dcurlee

    Puke

  • KaBoomBOX

    He’s like an elementary school in July – no class.

  • Gene Perry

    “America First” my ass! It’s Trump first, last and always.

  • edrex

    such tacky people.

  • 2guysnamedjoe

    “And this is just a reminder to all you diplomats who live in my building,” drumpf continued. “I’m your landlord, and don’t forget it! Do what I want, and vote the way I want, or I’ll shut off your heat and hot water!”

  • fuzzybits
  • Halou

    Hello world, pay me money plz.

  • Nic Peterson

    Me! Me! Me! Me! Me! Me!

  • AdamTh

    There he goes being “So presidential” again. He was right – my head is spinning…….

    (But for all the wrong reasons. Is there an emoticon for shame?)

  • RoFaWh

    Crass, crude, utterly lacking any sign of class.

  • FancyThat

    Donald Trump commemorated the horrific aftermath of 9-11 by mentioning that without the WTC towers, his building was now the tallest.

    That says everything.

  • DonnaLee

    OMG….he just can’t help himself, this is his default position!

  • Jean-Marc in Canada

    ‘Murikans must be so proud…I know Americans are just embarrassed.

  • 19Lyds

    Remember when a US Congressman shouted out “You’re a Liar” to President Obama?

    I think I’d kinda like to see that happen today on ALL public fronts where this liar makes an appearance.