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Author Topic: President Trump has Covid19  (Read 2543 times)

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President Trump has Covid19
« on: October 02, 2020, 01:57:39 AM »
He, his wife, and his aide have tested positive for Covid19.

The crazy just got turned up to 11.
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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2020, 03:32:49 AM »
Now he tests out how well HCQ and zinc works for him and Melania.

Also, what does "test positive" even mean? He could easily be asymptomatic like the majority of people. Or he feels like shit for a week. Mine lasted two shitty weeks. Or he bites the hoagie and Pence takes on Biden. Betcha he does virtual rallies on a big screen, even if he feels like shit.

I'm sure the cheering of leftists is deafening on social media.

I'm still not gonna wear a face diaper whether Trump lives or not. 

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2020, 08:13:12 AM »
Now he tests out how well HCQ and zinc works for him and Melania.

Also, what does "test positive" even mean? He could easily be asymptomatic like the majority of people. Or he feels like shit for a week. Mine lasted two shitty weeks. Or he bites the hoagie and Pence takes on Biden. Betcha he does virtual rallies on a big screen, even if he feels like shit.

I'm sure the cheering of leftists is deafening on social media.

I'm still not gonna wear a face diaper whether Trump lives or not.
The lefties are, in fact, blood-dancing on social media. So you win that bet.

But your point is valid. It'll be interesting to see what 'flavor' hits Trump and the missus, though my money is on them using the HCQ/Z-pack cocktail and smoking it across the board. Trump's not going to give his enemies the satisfaction of dying. He's FAR too vindictive for that :)

(Frankly, I was surprised it took THIS long for him to catch it, even with his germophobic tendencies.)

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2020, 12:19:49 PM »
I've seen responses that range from the civil, like Rachel Maddow, to my lefty friends on Facebook posting some crazy revenge porn shit.
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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2020, 01:24:47 PM »
I've seen responses that range from the civil, like Rachel Maddow, to my lefty friends on Facebook posting some crazy revenge porn shit.
I'm going to check out the Infractions board on TBP in a day or two and see if anyone's copped a warning or ban for over-celebrating.

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2020, 07:13:19 PM »
Now we get to see whose Narrative has control.
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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2020, 08:25:32 PM »
Now he tests out how well HCQ and zinc works for him and Melania.
I'm curious about this as well. I haven't seen anything about him or Melania taking HCQ. What I see is that he's instead taking an experimental treatment from Regeneron.

https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/regeneron-is-trumps-covid-19-treatment-what-to-know

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2020, 01:31:42 AM »
Apparently the President has been moved to Walter Reed. May just be precautionary, but it's concerning none the less.

https://news.yahoo.com/trump-taken-to-walter-reed-hospital-for-tests-following-covid-19-diagnosis-212316884.html

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2020, 09:46:42 AM »
Apparently the President has been moved to Walter Reed. May just be precautionary, but it's concerning none the less.
Is anyone really concerned about this? The coverage I've seen just says he's quarantining there, as if it were routine, even the coverage that immediately switches to talk about the line of succession, the 25th amendment, and whether any enemies of the US will take advantage of a sick prez.

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2020, 12:28:52 AM »
The lefties are, in fact, blood-dancing on social media. So you win that bet.

Who would have bet against that?

Plus it was an easy bet for me. Thanks to LA's CoronaDumb mayor, I can't use the executive lounge I pay for, thus 2020's office is my balcony. I can't complain because the balcony is normally my girlfriend's zen garden so I'm set up like a samurai lord with a laptop.

But I did learn about Trump getting the MOST deadly virus evars in the whole universe because my moron neighbors were screaming out "Trump's gonna die!" off their balconies and celebrating at the pool...while social distancing, of course. 

And I'm VERY glad the left are celebrating. Everything to broadcast it far and wide should be done and the left's blood-dance should drench the entire nation.

Why? It's not easy for neighbors to kill neighbors in a civil war...until the last straw is snapped to pieces and burned to ashes. Then nothing stops the red tide.

The tree of liberty is mighty thirsty.

BTW, what's the Republican ticket if Trump ascends to meme heaven?

Do the RINOs and swamp critters make their own behind closed doors, or does Pence carry the banner and pick his own running mate?

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2020, 07:28:40 AM »
And I'm VERY glad the left are celebrating. Everything to broadcast it far and wide should be done and the left's blood-dance should drench the entire nation. BTW, what's the Republican ticket if Trump ascends to meme heaven?

As well it might.  I've seen a few too many video clips, thanks, from grieving survivors who died of COVID after telling their loved ones that the President said they didn't need to wear masks or distance, so they didn't.  Or that the President said injecting themselves with bleach would cure them, and they died of that.  Or the three (so far) reporters from the White House press room who've come down with it after Trump demanded they take their masks off.  Do you possibly think that all those Republican senators, congressmen, cabinet secretaries and the like would have come down with it were it not for the aggressive "Taking precautions is a liberal thing" line that Trump's been pushing from the get-go?  I haven't lost anyone I know -- yet -- nor have caught it myself -- yet -- but the right-wing moonbats blood dance all the damn time.  This is karma, pure and simple.

As far as the ticket goes, were Trump to die before the election, this would be the Mother of All Ratfucks, and a constitutional crisis to boot.  Early voting, absentee ballots, those are well underway in a number of states.  Each state has its own deadline as far as how late the ticket can be changed, and probably in almost all of them it'd be too late even if the RNC acted at once ... and y'might have noticed that the White House breakout infected the RNC chairwoman as well, so they might not be as quick-acting as all of that.  Pence would not be the legal inheritor, before the fact, of votes cast for Trump.

Were Trump to die after the election, there's at least precedent for that: 1872, when the losing candidate died a month afterwards, but before the Electoral College met.  (As to that, in 1872, two states invalidated all votes for Greeley, on the grounds that dying made him ineligible.)  But since the Electors aren't legally bound to vote for their candidates anyway, Horace Greeley's electors voted for five different candidates, including a few for Greeley himself.  Nothing prevents a Ted Cruz or a Marco Rubio from asking Electors to vote for them instead of Pence, although I expect the Republicans would rally behind any candidate that would keep the election from passing to the House.
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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2020, 08:37:27 AM »
Apparently the President has been moved to Walter Reed. May just be precautionary, but it's concerning none the less.
Is anyone really concerned about this? The coverage I've seen just says he's quarantining there, as if it were routine, even the coverage that immediately switches to talk about the line of succession, the 25th amendment, and whether any enemies of the US will take advantage of a sick prez.
To answer my own question: Yes. The press was doing their best to read what the president's personal physician said at the press conference yesterday as direly as possible. Most of it was silly: The doc stated specific numbers for something (like the president's pulse), but only said it was in the normal range for others (like blood pressure), and they were pretending that was a deliberate attempt at obfuscation.

Though to be fair, the physician was clearly being evasive about whether Trump was on oxygen at some point. They asked him whether the president had ever been on oxygen, and the answer was always something like "the president is not currently on oxygen" or "the president was not on oxygen today or yesterday". They repeated the question about half a dozen times, even asking for specific days, and he never gave a clear answer that covered the entire time period. So it seems to be a reasonable supposition that the president was on oxygen, at least briefly.

Which doesn't mean much. From the other comments, it sounds like the president was quizzing the medical staff about all the options, and suggesting some of his own (hydroxychloroquine), and they're treating him extraordinarily aggressively because "he's the president" (in the words of the doc). The real takeaway is he's not asymptomatic, but his symptoms are very mild and he seems fine. That doesn't mean he's clear, because many patients with severe symptoms seem fine at this stage before worsening, but there's no reason to worry more than usual, and he's getting a ridiculous amount of care because of his position.

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2020, 09:24:23 AM »
As well it might.  I've seen a few too many video clips, thanks, from grieving survivors who died of COVID after telling their loved ones that the President said they didn't need to wear masks or distance, so they didn't.  Or that the President said injecting themselves with bleach would cure them, and they died of that.  Or the three (so far) reporters from the White House press room who've come down with it after Trump demanded they take their masks off.  Do you possibly think that all those Republican senators, congressmen, cabinet secretaries and the like would have come down with it were it not for the aggressive "Taking precautions is a liberal thing" line that Trump's been pushing from the get-go?  I haven't lost anyone I know -- yet -- nor have caught it myself -- yet -- but the right-wing moonbats blood dance all the damn time.  This is karma, pure and simple.

Holy shit man where do you even get your news?  The majority of what you said is pure utter bullshit.  Seriously watch Tim Pool and detox yourself of these lies.

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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2020, 12:37:53 PM »
Holy shit man where do you even get your news?  The majority of what you said is pure utter bullshit.  Seriously watch Tim Pool and detox yourself of these lies.

V-I-D-E-O.  Video clips of these victims talking, accompanied by obituaries that went out over international wire services.  Video clips of Trump demanding, in the White House press room, that reporters take off their masks before he would answer their questions.  Video clips of Trump giving his bleach and hydro talks.  Trump's own damn Twitter feed (or is @realdonaldtrump no longer his?).  Mike Lee's and Thom Tillis' and Ron Johnson's own press offices (or are you screaming that the Republicans who state that they have COVID is "fake news?").

I swear, you guys.  Screaming "fake news" at anything you don't like -- wrapped up like mummies in your little echo chambers -- no matter how heavily attested and with incontrovertible proof.  Sorry, but this pandemic doesn't give a good goddamn what your politics are, and you can only lie about your test results and your body counts for so long.
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Re: President Trump has Covid19
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2020, 04:17:44 PM »
Holy shit man where do you even get your news?  The majority of what you said is pure utter bullshit.  Seriously watch Tim Pool and detox yourself of these lies.

V-I-D-E-O.  Video clips of these victims talking, accompanied by obituaries that went out over international wire services.  Video clips of Trump demanding, in the White House press room, that reporters take off their masks before he would answer their questions.  Video clips of Trump giving his bleach and hydro talks.  Trump's own damn Twitter feed (or is @realdonaldtrump no longer his?).  Mike Lee's and Thom Tillis' and Ron Johnson's own press offices (or are you screaming that the Republicans who state that they have COVID is "fake news?").

I swear, you guys.  Screaming "fake news" at anything you don't like -- wrapped up like mummies in your little echo chambers -- no matter how heavily attested and with incontrovertible proof.  Sorry, but this pandemic doesn't give a good goddamn what your politics are, and you can only lie about your test results and your body counts for so long.


Injecting bleach is pretty much as fake as fake news can be.

But I guess if the V-I-D-E-O says different....
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