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"the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 5th, 2017, 8:43 pm
by scrutney
say what?
from CBS news.
President Trump offered some confusing comments in front of reporters Thursday night, when at an event for military officials and their spouses he suggested the moment represented "the calm before the storm."

Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, flanked by military spouses for a photo op at the White House, said, "You guys know what this represents? Maybe it's the calm before the storm," the president said.
read more here:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-allu ... -comments/

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 6th, 2017, 7:41 pm
by PucPuggy
More deflection? Would he bring attention to nuking North Korea after having mewled about President Obama et al. giving away battle plans?

He's the consummate entertainer. Perhaps, with that enigmatic wink and smile, he is deflecting again. Not from a nuclear attack, but from something more insidious.

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 8th, 2017, 11:16 pm
by auntmartymoo
I thought the calm before the storm was a reference to Trump's next inevitable blunder.

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 9th, 2017, 7:32 pm
by scrutney
martymoo:
I thought the calm before the storm was a reference to Trump's next inevitable blunder.
don't get me started.
i've been trying to keep it together since january...as our carnival barker in chief tweets out a daily ration of feculent bilge ....

>deep breaths scrut...deep cleansing breaths<

i'm...not a fan.

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 9th, 2017, 8:34 pm
by auntmartymoo
Yep...but it's not like we had 2 decent people to choose from last November

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 9th, 2017, 11:19 pm
by scrutney
i've been trying to work through it.
massive amounts of cabernet only seem to exacerbate the situation...
i'll be fine one moment and then hit the twitter icon on my browser.
red wine doth not clean easily from a computer monitor.

if he'd just put down his tweeter i think i could manage to soldier on.

Re: "the calm before the storm"

Posted: October 10th, 2017, 6:20 pm
by auntmartymoo
Yep. The tweets are a big part of the problem.

Bad Personality Disorder is also playing a large role.