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According to a source close to Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign, Trump characterized last Saturday’s bombings in New York’s Chelsea district as both “good news and bad.”

The source reported that Trump said; “Believe me, I know good headlines and this damn ridiculous bombing has stolen all the good headlines – and I would need to blow up something myself to get them back. Hmmm…Anyway, why the hell that these terrorists picked now of all times when I was on an incredible roll and all over the TV news and the internet and the headlines is beyond me. This is a real unbelievably huge tragedy. A tragedy. Believe me – unbelievably huge.”

The source added: “as he was saying this, Trump was slowly turning an even deeper shade of orange. It was as if his head was a lit up pumpkin – with a comb-over.”

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Later in the same day Trump went on Fox TV to say; “I predicted this because I’m very smart and I know terror. And, I am not ashamed to say that I think this bombing is really good news for me because this adds to the fear of terrorism you should all feel – and I know how to use this fear and translate it into votes. If some little people were hurt hey – it’s for something positive because fear will help get me elected. Believe me, the fear will get me elected. And, this is good because I alone can destroy ISIS. I alone can fix this. I alone. Believe me, believe me. And, you can put it on the liberal CNN and MSNBC newscasts and on the New York Times front page. Trump says bombings will get him elected. And, by the way – cops shooting innocent blacks will work for me too.”

At the same time Don Jr. tweeted; “Terrorism escalates. Trump only one can stop it. Generals too dumb. Vote big Don.”

Later in the day when reporters caught up with Trump leaving Trump Tower one asked; “Mr. Trump, regarding Saturdays bombing, your son Don Jr. just tweeted that the generals were dumb. How do you respond to that?” To which Trump responded; “Trump International Hotel in D.C. is tremendous. I mean, you saw my unbelievably terrific press conference there right? It’s terrific. Hey – my son Don Jr. knows world politics real good. Real good. I wouldn’t hesitate to appoint him Secretary of State. In fact, Ivanka tells me I should – and she’s very smart. Very smart. Believe me. Very.

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Another reporter asked; “You’ve said that you believe that this bombing and terrorist attacks will help your campaign. And, that cops shooting black people will help you as well. Do you really believe these things?” To which Trump responded angrily; “I never said any such things! Why do you media idiots keep on smearing me with false accusations? You’re obviously all on Hillary’s payroll – aren’t you? Don’t forget – it was crooked Hillary who invented ISIS. Obama and Hillary invented ISIS. Don’t forget it. Why don’t you lying media guys print that? Huh? My base doesn’t believe anything you liars say and, believe me, they may be uneducated but they are smart.”

He got into his limousine and, as he flipped the reporters the bird, was swiftly whisked away.

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7 thoughts on “TRUMP: “GOOD NEWS AND BAD”

  1. Tony – That was great. I don’t always read your stuff, but it’s tucked away in my gmail until eternity or a couple of weeks later. I’m gonna have to sift through and inhale. Nice.

    Do you still get my cartoon, “Life After Birth” on CulturalWeekly.com? Hope so. Here’s an oldie but a goodie from me before anybody else did it. I swear.

    Be good – cg

    Carol Green 305-812-2300

    *”Weeds are flowers too, **once you get to know them**.”* *– A.A. Milne*

    *LIFE AFTER BIRTH* *my original cartoon commentary, * *runs on http://www.culturalweekly.com * *& http://www.msmagazine.com *

    On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 8:31 AM, Barking In The Dark wrote:

    > barkinginthedark posted: ” According to a source close to Republican > Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign, Trump characterized last > Saturday’s bombings in New York’s Chelsea district as both “good news and > bad.” The source reported that Trump said; “Believe me, I k” >


    Posted by Carol Green | September 23, 2016, 4:15 am
  2. I found your blog off a recommendation for the Election of 2024 post. I appreciate another blogger relaying the message that this is our entire worlds future here, not some goddamn reality show. I try to remain optimistic, but it’s almost like I can hear Carlin saying “If it’s this close 50 days out of Election Day then it speaks volumes on us as a people…we deserve Donald Trump as President.” But I can’t go there, fuck this fraud, this walking colostomy bag. Thanks for being on the goodfoot and keeping the truth out there…be cool.


    Posted by Johnny Spade | September 23, 2016, 1:07 am
    • Johnny, thanks for your kind words and for fighting the good fight – this is the time for real patriots to step up and drown out these phony scoundrels who think that because they wear a flag pin it confirms their professed “love” of country. fuck this fraud indeed and all who believe his bullshit. continue…

      Liked by 1 person

      Posted by barkinginthedark | September 23, 2016, 2:20 am
      • Thanks brother. Patriotism is in the eye of the beholder. Some guy with a Chinese made nylon stars & stripes flapping around his old CB antenna doesn’t impress me. It’s actions, not symbolism. You could literally get your ass kicked in public if you put the bad mouth on Bush Jr from Sep. 2001 to about early 2003, when people got hep to the Iraq war fraud. Today in 2016 however, you can be cheered by an arena full of derps for insinuating Pres Obama is a Muslim (even if he was so what?!) who wasn’t born in the US that is a double secret agent for ISIS. Keep on the good foot brother, as you say, continue…


        Posted by Johnny Spade | September 23, 2016, 3:24 am
  3. Like Clinton said, Trump is brave on Twitter, but clams up when he has to face the fire…


    Posted by A Pondering Mind | September 22, 2016, 6:44 pm

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