Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Trump calling for 'comity' could be SOTU comedy gold tonight

Sources perhaps just back from an overnight weed run to Colorado are saying Trump 
Head shot of a smiling Trump in front of an American flag. He is wearing a dark blue suit jacket, white shirt, light blue necktie, and American flag lapel pin.
will call for 'comity' in tonight's State of the Union speech.

I can't see it.

1. For one thing, everyone will hear it as "comedy," which will provide more material for late-night comedians to whom Trump has been comedy gold.

2. Worse, because Trump the dictator-hugging-baby-snatching-body-parts-grabbing-neo-nazi-enabler has no history with the word or its meaning - - 
Courtesy and considerate behavior towards others
- - he's likely to stumble over it into a more familiar word.


As in, 'To drain the swamp, we need more Comey,' or 'Tonight, we're not Democrats or Americans. We're just all patriotic Americans who need more Comey.'

3. Seriously. He has a real problem remembering the names of people, places and things. Even if they work for him, are right in front of him, or make up the ground on which he's standing. A video clip with the mash-up, here.

Or just remind yourself that when he was playing the official character of POTUS, and toured fire-ravaged Paradise, California, he thought he was in "Pleasure," California, which exists only in his 'big, best' brain, or maybe on a massage parlor sign he saw on a pleasure trip.

4. And there is precedent for a President under stress committing a Fabulous Freudian Faux Pas. In public.

It was provided by Trump's comity-killing doppelganger Richard Nixon, who, not long before his lies and guilt caught up with him in 1974 had flown to Spokane and introduced Washington's Governor Dan Evans as "Governor Evidence."

True story. We oldsters remember it well, and it's been memorialized by a key witness:
On May 4th, 1974 President Richard Nixon arrived in Spokane on Air Force One at Geiger Air Force Base and a small crowd of Air Force personnel and their families were gathered to welcome the President. As Governor my dad had the privilege of introducing the President at the opening ceremonies later that day as well as to the crowd gathered for his arrival. No matter what you think of the person or his politics, it is still a privilege and an honor to introduce the President of the United States. There was a small platform and he quieted the crowd and simply said, “The President of the United States”.
President Nixon came to the microphone and said, “Thank you Governor Evidence, uh, I mean Governor Evans.”

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