Ivanka: Arming Teachers Is Not A “Bad Idea” [VIDEO]

Politico reports:

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Sunday did not fully advocate arming educators — but didn’t break with her father, President Donald Trump, saying it’s “an idea that needs to be discussed.”

“Obviously, there would have to be an incredibly high standard for who would be able to bear arms in our school,” Ivanka Trump said in an interview with NBC News that aired Sunday during her trip to the closing ceremonies at the 2018 Winter Olympics.” But I think that there is no one solution to creating safety.”

Trump didn’t break from her father though, and continued to say that qualified educators who are capable of carrying guns “is not a bad idea.” “I think that having a teacher who is armed, who cares deeply about her students or his students and who is capable and qualified to bear arms is not a bad idea, but it is an idea that needs to be discussed,” she said.

  • Butch

    Yes, actually it’s a terrible idea for too many reasons to even bother listing. Who thinks your opinion matters, asshole?

  • Acronym Jim

    Forget it, Clueless. You’re not going to make “fetch” happen.

  • Rambie

    Gotta defend daddy’s con job and continue to plunder the treasury

  • Gigi
    • Todd20036

      That’s sarcasm right? I cannot tell anymore.

      • Taylor Bixler

        No. Mr. Root is all too serious.

    • thatotherjean

      Mr. Root is bean-dip dumb.

      • Gigi

        That’s an egregious insult to bean-dip!

  • hdtex
  • Longpole

    What happens when the “Armed teacher” fires at the shooter and the bullet accidentally hits a child?

    • The students could’ve outrun those bullets if they had just prayed more.

    • Taylor Bixler

      One can hope the teacher shoots themselves instead

    • Dagoril

      What happens when little Billy won’t turn around and stop talking, and the teacher snaps and just shoots him?

      • yes b’y

        Is it wrong to laugh at your comment?

    • ted-

      One child left behind?

      • TCinBerkeley

        Thank the void I am an atheist because I am over here tee-heeing at your comment.

      • Uncle Mark

        I’m thinking about how scary parent-teacher conferences will become. I suspect that parents will suddenly become a lot more cooperative.

    • Hunter M

      That’s when the NRA starting talking about arming the students to protect themselves. It’s a vicious cycle.

      • David Walker

        “I thot my syanse prajek wuz like A+ shit, but my teechur woodnt here it, so I had to shoot hur.”

        • Nowhereman

          That sounds like the little white boy who was hurt because nobody took his “science” project about how all non whites were stupid seriously.

      • Nowhereman

        Exactly. Their main concern here is that they sell more guns.

  • netxtown

    Most common word in a donnie thread? asshole
    Most common word in a Iskanka thread? asshole

    However will we tell them apart?

    • Todd20036

      The hair.

      • Snarkaholic

        …on her back!

      • netxtown

        around the asshole?

        (why am i hearing that line from Jeffrey about clean shaved….?)

  • dcurlee

    These people are fucking idiots plain and simple

  • Karl Dubhe

    On the one hand, armed teachers would be able to shoot students as dumb as Ivanka seems to be… On the other hand, the teachers could shoot their students.

    I know I’d have been shot if some of my teachers had been armed.

    Stupid cow.

    • RJ Bone

      I remember more than one teacher and administrator that wouldn’t have survived their first week in an armed and gun-casual environment.

  • Todd20036

    I’m going to guess that NO Trump family member will ever step foot in a classroom with an armed teacher.
    Funny that.

  • Bambino

    Like a pageant girl that she is, the more she opens her mouth…….

    • Todd20036

      No one in that family tree is very bright, but Grandpa Trump was cunning, and made a lot of money.
      Everyone else is just sucking Grandpappy’s teat.
      If the money runs out, we will never hear from a Trump again

      • Bambino

        Maybe Grandpa Trump know the end of the genetic cesspool is nigh hence grifting doubled to pay for three generations of morons.

      • Gerry Fisher

        PleaseOhPleaseOhPLEASE, let the trajectory of current events lead to the destruction of their “brand.”

        • RJ Bone

          I keep hoping that a future history book will appear from a random wormhole that shows that not only are they in hiding after being outcast, but that the name is so reviled that the foulest child won’t even speak it.

        • TCinBerkeley

          Sadly, I think there will always be rubes who buy into this grifter family’s grift.

      • yes b’y

        I don’t think that’s a teat.

      • Gil

        Money won’t buy ” class ” . Manhattanites scorned the crass Queens-bred Donald and his ridiculous attempts to be one of the “400”. Ivanka is surprised that Washington has not welcomed her with open arms..She and her mother should go back to NY…She’ll be closer to Danbury, Ct. where she will be visiting Jared at the “correctional institution”…

    • Anastasia Beaverhousen

      “…and World Peace.”

  • tbj5

    Can she just fucking go to jail already?

    • Gay Fordham Prep Grad

      …but she’s not done “architecting”

  • madknits

    I hate this stupid shiksa.

  • Michael White

    Whys is she so young with a face that looks like a mask? She reminds me of makeup from the Movies in the 50’s with a layer of silly putty as base.

    • thatotherjean


  • Do Something Nice

    What could possibly go wrong?

    “Veteran Lithia Springs High teacher shoots self at school; classes canceled”

    “Utah teacher shoots herself in the leg while at school”

    “Idaho State University teacher accidentally shoots self in class”

    • Michael White

      responsible gun owners all/s

    • Christopher

      Gotta watch out for those cops giving safety lessons as well…


      What high school is this? Gangster U.? Those kids didn’t even flinch!

      • TCinBerkeley

        Because they are ‘Muricans! /s

    • prixator

      And those are the best-case scenarios.

  • Leo
  • PickyPecker
    • Gerry Fisher

      LUV this

    • Nowhereman

      This is what has the NRA pissing in the their pants. About 23% of the teens who are protesting for their very lives will be eligible to vote this fall. They are calling BS AND they are not swallowing the usual “thoughts and prayers” ritual. They are angry and they are standing up and they are fighting back. It reminds me a lot of the 60s.

    • anne marie in philly

      GOOD FOR YOU! now use it this year and vote blue!!

  • PickyPecker
    • Joe in PA

      Dinesh seems nice.

      • Todd20036

        Quislings tend to be such pleasant people.

        • TCinBerkeley

          Especially when they are Christianist felon POS.

      • medaka

        Nicest bag of shit you’ll ever drop into a storm drain.

      • JT

        Dinesh is the counter-Brahmin of slime.

      • Nowhereman

        Dinesh needs to go back to prison.

    • yes b’y
  • Gerry Fisher

    They’ll say and do anything, ANYTHING, to undermine intellectualism, competence, knowledge, and experience. When there’s no truth, no standards, and no experts, they can leverage the chaos to con people, and to enrich themselves and their friends. Thus: “This deserves dialogue…discuss it like you would over a beer in a bar.” You’re prettier than he is, Ivanaka, but you’re still damned deplorable.

  • WarrenHart

    So, an armed man barged into a church building in Amarillo Tx on the 14th and held 100 people hostage. Some church folk managed to successfully wrestle the gun away from the attacker somehow and when the police arrived at the scene, they shot the good guy who was holding the gun.


  • Joe in PA

    …for who would be able to bear arms in our school

    FFS is this 1790?

  • Dagoril

    Of course it’s a terrible idea. If we want safe schools we need gun control. Then we jail every Republican who holds elected office, for bringing us to this point. Then kids will be a lot safer.

  • HomerTh

    Wonder how many times daddy fucked her.

    • Gil

      see movie ” Chinatown “…

  • 1980Gardener

    It’s a bad idea for countless reasons, and serves merely to take the discussion off of the topic of restricting gun rights.

  • worstcultever

    I despise her so very much. How dare she and her two-bit, ignoramus crime family strut the stage in the name of this country. Let alone presume to opine on any public policy anywhere.


  • Treant

    This is the same one who thinks that stealing somebody else’s designs isn’t a “bad idea,” so I’d take her with a grain of salt.

    Also, if you take her, take her with antibiotics so you don’t catch nuthin’.

  • Rebecca Gardner

    Sorry Ivanka, but it’s a really stupid idea. These kids are smarter, and better spoken, than you.


  • marshlc

    So this insane idea seems more reasonable than background checks and bans on certain types of weapons, even though those measures are supported by a large majority of the population, including gun owners.

    I’m sorry, but it can’t just be money that the NRA is holding over the heads of these people. They’ve got to have incriminating photos, or their loved ones held hostage, or something.

    Because – I might be wrong on this – I have a memory of seeing what kind of donations the NRA has made to individual legislators, and it’s just not that much money. In the 20,000 dollar range, not the 2 million dollar range. As I say, I might be wrong on this, my memory is kinda vague. But anyway, it can’t just be money, the behaviour of the lawmakers is just too remarkable for it just to be money.

    • Friday

      There’;s not just the direct money of course: the NRA also spends millions and millions a year both promoting unfettered access to military weapons as some essential right that is ‘threatened’ by those who oppose Republicans, and all the hatreds that make people feel like they might need the things.

    • Scout

      I”ve recall seeing listings of the NRA donating millions to individual repubicans and 30 million to Trump. I just did a quick google search and did find this:

      We’ll assume Rubio’s grief is genuine. But we wonder if, when he’s at home at night, he’s comforted by the thought that he’s one of the golden boys of the National Rifle Assn. Over his legislative career, Rubio has been the beneficiary of $3,303,355 in campaign spending by the NRA. That haul places him sixth among current members of Congress.

      • marshlc

        so it really is a lot of money. Damn

    • fkevin
  • ted-

    I can see a frustrated teactea shootins up a school becsbec he / she went nuts

  • Bluto
  • RJ Bone

    I expect that if we did allow it, once the casualty rate increased they’d just blame it on Liberals anyway because the teachers weren’t given actual U.S. Military weapons, including explosives.

    “They have bump stocks, our teachers get M-4s! Gotta stay a step ahead of the crooks! And since automatic weapons are good enough for teachers, they’re good enough for you! Get your fully automatic, belt-fed, weapon at your local Walmart. God bless ‘Murica!”

  • CB

    Go back to knocking off designer shoes in sweatshops.

  • M Jackson

    OMG Ask her about shoes in PyeongChang! Their shitty condos in India!
    Stop her from talking about arming teachers with more guns in schools!!!

  • SkokieGuy / May attempt snark

    “an idea that needs to be discussed.”

    Idea’s that shouldn’t be discussed? If women accusing her father of sexual assault should be believed.

    In an interview with NBC News that aired Monday morning, Ivanka Trump, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, criticized reporter Peter Alexander for asking her if she believes the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct.

    “I think it’s a pretty inappropriate question to ask a daughter if she believes the accusers of her father when he’s affirmatively stated that there’s no truth to it,” she told Alexander when he asked if she believed her father’s accusers. [TPM]

    • Gil

      Poor thing..Wonder if she knows what ” Spread your wings and let me come inside ” means….

      • SkokieGuy / May attempt snark

        Something to do with Thanksgiving turkeys?

        Catskill comics (I just flew in from Jersey and boy…)

  • Mordred LeFey

    There is still a huge feeling of discomfort seeing Ivanka, the president’s step-daughter, being referred to as a “senior white house adviser.”

    • Gil

      Because she’s an empty vessel…

    • #DJTK5F

      She’s not his step-daughter. She’s his flesh-and-blood wet-dream incest toy.

      • Mordred LeFey

        Oh god. Really? I thought his “I might be dating her” comment was creepy because she was /legally/ his daughter, but that’s just… not ok. I hesitate to say “thank you” for the correction.

    • muffler

      And rightfully so. It’s a crime family.

  • #DJTK5F

    Arming the White House domestic staff is not a ‘bad’ idea either.

  • RJ Bone

    I keep wondering if their obsession with arming everyone is encouraged in their subconscious by the Cold War. We “survived” and the “bad guys” gave up. Also, we have the largest military budget on the planet and we’re not messed with usually.

    So they have the “be the strongest asshole and no one messes with you” mentality. “See? It works!”

    I’m thinking this in people who just love to go on about guns but don’t seem to have a reasonable explanation (greed, maliciousness, etc.) for it, mostly. That percentage that is usually so reasonable, until they pull a Glock out of their purse or the small of their back.

  • Jack

    Yes, it is.

    50% of teachers quit within 5 years. Proficiency with arms takes practice. LEO have to train, practice, and be recertified. The same would be true of teachers. Where is all this money going to come from?

    The cheapest solution is “gun control.” I cannot think of ONE reason why an individual, acting in a legitimate private capacity, would need an assault rifle. Ban their sale. Ban interstate transportation of assault rifles. Ban their manufacture.

    And let’s not let the NRA get away with calling themselves the National RIFLE Association, when it’s the interests of the manufacturers that they represent. It’s the National Riflemakers Association.

    • muffler

      When the NRA changed their motto in 1977 they went full 2nd part of the 2nd amendment. They dropped gun safety and sportsmanship for the “……the right to bear arms” They left out the well regulated militia part on purpose.

      The NRA is a political lobby who has offices in washington pushing political agendas in excess of gun safety. One look at their ads and listening to their “CEO” (check that part out – a CEO) speak and you can see they are an organization promoting fear. It’s profit oriented and your safety gets in the way of their profits.

  • Jefe5084

    All of the trumps stopped their emotional development at the terrible twos stage.

  • KnownDonorDad

    Why do I imagine Blackwater (or whatever they call themselves) would benefit from a guns-in-schools program?

    • bzrd

      it is now The Prince of Sewage-water

  • Friday

    From the family, party, and White House of Bad Ideas.

  • DaveMiller135

    It’s not a bad idea; it’s a genuinely terrible idea. Romanticizing how much teachers care about their students is a terrible place to start from. Do we think ANY teacher has not gone home, at night, to punch the dog or binge drink, swearing that they would like to wring the scrawny little necks of those ungrateful wretches, and fantasizing about working in a grocery store?

    I’m pretty sure Mrs. Dallinger and possibly old lady Wells would have joined in shooting at us, and I can think of plenty of others who probably wouldn’t have tried to stop it. And all of that is beyond the stupidity of just having guns around in the hormonal stew that is high school.

    The one thing you can count on is that, should the Republicans get their way and arm teachers, none will be to be found to take responsibility, when the first intra-school shooting, or other completely predictable, guns in schools, disaster strikes.

  • alc2018
  • DreadPikathulhu

    How is this woman qualified to speak on anything but handbags?

  • #DJTK5F

    I think capital punishment for corrupt politicians and their families is not a bad idea. It is, in fact, an idea that needs to be discussed.

  • Lee Grupsmith-Pedersen

    Of course it’s not a bad idea–it’s a STUPID idea. On the other hand, once given the funds for a weapon, teachers may use it to by teaching supplies instead.

  • Yalma Cuder-Zicci

    “Capable and qualified to bear arms”

    Why isn’t that the takeaway from that interview? That goes against the NRA and 2nd Amendment protectionists.

    • Gil

      In my admittedly limited experience as a teacher for a very short while, I would not give the teachers eager to be armed pea shooters…

  • #DJTK5F

    I would like to see a presidential candidate run on the pledge of arresting every single person in the Trump administration, every Cabinet secretary, every White House staff “advisor”, every judicial nominee, every political appointee, and trying them on capital charges for treason. It’s an idea that should be discussed.

    • bzrd

      we’ve been discussing it for one year, one month, six days and many hours,
      Mueller is on it

  • Paula

    Ivanka, you stupid tnuc. Arm teachers? I doubt that you considered or treated any teachers with much respect. They were beneath you, the little people.
    And stop pretending that you care about children.

    • Gil

      I’m sure teachers at Choate Rosemary Hall were packin’…Anyhoo, they obviously didn’t teach her to only do ” interviews ” on Fox News…

  • Kevin Andrews

    Graphic demonstration of genetic insanity.
    Why is this Shitgibbon’s Scion howling as a representative of the United States?
    Her and the other sick half–siblings are employed illegally under US Law.

  • Lakeview Bob

    Who cares what this brainless twit thinks? I don’t,

  • JT

    Says someone famous for good judgment.

  • Happy_Housewife

    The Trump family is proof positive that inherited wealth makes people idiots. Without the family fortune, Ivanka would be working a dead end job and stripping on the weekends to make ends meet. But she says something stupid in a thousand dollar wardrobe, and we’re all supposed to take this nitwit seriously because she’s rich.

    • bzrd

      Jobwanka would be selling shoes and having her real face, without the many surgeries, finding it hard to get a date

  • Paul_in_Dallas

    Here’s what “a teacher who is armed, who cares deeply about her students” looks like.

  • paganguy

    Yes. Yes, it is.

  • Richard B

    The rotten spoiled apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
    An idiot is, what an idiot does.

  • Hank

    Let us see HER kids go to School where Guns are allowed!!!

    • David Walker

      Mount Filigree Prep for the Blonde and Clueless doesn’t need that. All the teachers know how to give withering stares. The girls are mean, but they’re still no match for the true society matrons on staff.

  • Gene Perry
  • narutomania

    You are right, Ivanka. It’s not a “bad idea”. It’s a terrible idea. One of the worst I have heard in a year full of terrible ideas, most of which have come from your father.

  • Paul

    OT sort of…. Does anyone know why Pence and Ivanka were in the seating area with the leaders of N&S Korea for the opening and closing ceremonies ? There didn’t appear to be any other foreign representatives seated there, or at least NBC didn’t feel it necessary to identify them. Just curious.

  • bzrd

    from the idiot who is wasting tax payer’s $$$$$$$$$
    with Secrete Service protection

  • Ninja0980

    Why the fuck is someone who has a job she doesn’t deserve weighing in on anything?

  • BearEyes

    the well practised art of seemingly saying something whilst completely saying nothing.

  • JWC

    What does ” the BRICK’ know from shit In Korea to promote her brand and drop a note off from Daddy Now her and Sarah can return and leave the WH as neither have a security clearance oh and take Jared too

  • Jean-Marc in Canada

    Yup, she’s just as much the idiot as her Daddy Boyfriend. She has zero business being involved in government, but hey, it’s what the Hair Furor wants and it’s what authoritarians do. I have to admit, watching this go on and on is getting really old really fast. I get Mueller taking his time to get everything right, but the longer he takes, the more this family entrenches itself like tentacles reminiscent of Hydra.

  • Tempus Fuggit

    Ivanka Trump is not a good idea.

  • charemor

    Oh please, who gives a rodent’s rear end what the privileged, pampered, know nothing princess has to say.

  • JCF
  • anne marie in philly

    STFU, you blond bimbo bitch! will you arm the teachers at your kids private school too? howsabout the private school your half-brother attends? FOAD!