Dancing with the sunset
Trump just proposed a cruel, stupid, deeply immoral budget, "a knife in the back" to millions of poor and working families that would gut Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, health care, food stamps, veterans' services and other vital safety net programs by $800 billion - or $4.4 trillion over a decade - in order to give added billions to fat cats, more war and his stupid wall. This came mere days after repeatedly vowing he "will not be touching" those programs, which is kinda like when he swore he wasn't touching those dozens of women who charged him with sexual abuse and harassment, or he promised that Mexico (not hungry American kids) would pay for the wall, or he boasted "the blacks" love him, or any of his other 16,000 lies, never mind his economic numbers are fiction and the Secret Service/we are paying $650 a night and $17,000 a month in US tax dollars at his sleazy hotels and his kids have made over $100 million by selling their name and...
Budgets, it's commonly agreed, are "moral documents"; a few years ago, Nancy Pelosi declared, "Show me your budget, and we will see what you value in your country." Thus is Trump's budget "a model of cruelty and bad economics," lacking virtually any moral or human dimension, and outright insane. What better way to illustrate its depravity than this photo of its monstrous creator, or at least the nominal head of the gang of soulless goons who devised it. Its image of an ugly, inept, Oompa-Loompa clown was posted on the Twitter account White House Photos by William Moon, “White House Correspondent, Journalist, Photographer, Poet and Pesco Vegetarian”; he described Trump "dancing with the sunset and strong winds" as he returned to the White House, his bronze tanner grotesquely askew. Humiliated, Trump raced online to charge, “Fake News. This was photoshopped, obviously." Nope. Also posted by mainstream outlets, with a clamorous response - see #OrangeFace and memes galore. The truth shall set you free: The buffoon who calls women dogs, pigs, lowlifes, who can't manage his cringy makeup let alone an economy, who boasts a lifetime of cons - fake bone spurs, taxes, success, charity, election, acquittal - is a fake human being, through and through.
An earlier version of the same debacle by a so-called admirer.
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— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) February 11, 2020