Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet, both on Twitter and in person, ever since Black Lives Matter protests over George Floyd’s death erupted across America. Apparently this is because rather than address the protests like a proper leader, Trump opted to go hide in the White House bunker, where phone reception is presumably too poor for him to tweet. Seriously, the wannabe tough-guy Cheeto-In-Chief hid in a bunker while protesters gathered.
Anyway, Trump has emerged from the White House bunker to give a much belated response to the nation about the George Floyd protests and he *checks notes* made things 100 percent worse.
The GOAT team talk about the George Floyd protests and Black Lives Matter on ‘It’s Been A Big Day For…’ below:
Prior to Trump belated address to the nation about George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests, it is reported (via The New York Times) he got on the phone with the governors of each state to bitch about what a poor job they’re doing and how they look like weak “jerks” if they don’t “dominate” the protesters by arresting them.
Clearly Fu*kface Von Clownstick has had time to stew on his racist anger during his stay in the White House bunker while protests erupted across America and on his front lawn.
This was bad enough but then it got even worse when Trump actually made his address. We’ll spare you the pain of watching the entire thing because it’s a load of wannabe authoritarian bullshit that panders to his cult that was clearly written by a staffer, and was basically a rehash of the call he had with the state governors.
All you need to know is that he says he’s going to crackdown on the Black Lives Matter protests by mobilising federal resources, including the military, if governors don’t send in the national guard. He only briefly mentioned how there will be justice for George Floyd (which is a load of crap coming from him) and he painted the protesters as violent lunatics (which they aren’t) while not actually saying the words “Black Lives Matter” at all.
So yeah, Trump essentially declared war on his own people, which is clearly breaking the oath he swore as president but hey, we knew this was coming from day one.
Unsurprisingly, Trump showed no compassion whatsoever and took no questions from journalists and bailed as soon as he finished his speech. If you really must listen to it, you can do it here but be warned that you’ll lose a few brain cells if you do.
But the cherry on top of this horrendously callous cake that Trump is serving up came after his address. Police and the military cleared out a protest being held at a church near the White House just so Drumpf could hold up a bible in front of it for a massively tone-deaf photo op.
So yeah, after nearly a week of silence about George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests, and a stint of cowering in the White House Bunker, Trump has done his usual thing of making things worse.
At least we have Obama doing his best to be presidential from the shadows. Someone has to after all.
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