On Tuesday morning Trump provided another example of his tyrannical tendencies. In a comment posted to his floundering social media scam, Truth Social, Trump issued a decree to the world that he imagines is attentive to his crackpot ravings. He demanded that…

“Business Executives and Shareholder Representatives should be 100% behind Donald Trump! Anybody that’s not should be FIRED for incompetence!”

  • IninewCrow
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    1 month ago

    The nightmare isn’t Trump … the nightmare are the Americans who support and enable this crap.

    Once they’re done with the Cheeto Mussolini the same culture of people will move on to the next wannabe fascist.

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      1 month ago

      I’m morbidly curious if they’ll be able to find another golden calf once Trump’s gone. A decent chunk of their base is a cult of personality surrounding him specifically, not the GOP. If we’re lucky, it will fracture them.

    • CosmicTurtle0@lemmy.dbzer0.com
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      1 month ago

      This. So much this.

      It wasn’t Trump who stormed the Capitol.

      It wasn’t Trump who threatened the lives election officials. It wasn’t Trump who swatted jurors.

      It was the alt-right.

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        Yes, but he’s acting as a rallying flag to drive the alt-right together, normalizing their behavior and bringing it out into the open instead of dog whistling.

        Without him, they have no lightning rod to travel towards as a coordinated group.

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      If it were that easy then DeSantis would have been ascendant and he’s not. Ditto Mike Huckabee.

      It takes a special kind of charisma to whip up a frenzy like this and Trump definitely has it.

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        1 month ago

        I agree; his movement doesn’t have the ability to sustain itself without him. At the rate he’s clearly publicly deteriorating, we just need him to lose 2024 and I think we’ll be safe from the red hat cultists for a good while.

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        1 month ago

        Also, many of the dimwits that fell for him (and now cannot quit him) think he’s a very rich, smart, and successful businessman, and all because of a bullshit game show he was given. He’s spent literally decades on self-promotion, slapping his stupid name on buildings he had nothing to do with building, failing at casinos, etc…so even before that stupid game show, he was fairly well known.

        There are not too many people that fit the bill if he gets the hamberder from heaven.

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      1 month ago

      Cheeto Mussolini

      “Commander in chees-uh chief” – kellyanne conway