Yesterday we found out exactly how hollow, depraved, and cowardly Donald Trump truly is, thanks to a revealing article from Jeffrey Goldberg in which the president was quoted as referring to dead military veterans as “losers” and suckers”:
“In a conversation with senior staff members on the morning of the scheduled visit, Trump said, ‘Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.’ In a separate conversation on the same trip, Trump referred to the more than 1,800 marines who lost their lives at Belleau Wood as ‘suckers’ for getting killed.”
As you’d expect, Trump denied he’d ever said any such thing, but there are multiple confirmations of the account Goldberg reported, so we know those words did indeed come from this president’s mouth.
But as bad as this story is for the White House, his son, Donald Trump Jr., decided to step directly into the shitstorm and make things even worse for his father and himself.
Specifically, Junior posted this tweet attacking Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, whose late son, Beau, served honorably in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps:
Just when you think Biden can’t get any lower, he’s now using fallen soldiers as political props to smear my father with fake news.
There’s nothing Biden’s radical America-hating handlers won’t do for power!!! https://t.co/gIfu7lRzhS
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 4, 2020
See what Junior is doing there? The same damn thing his father loves to do: He’s trying to shift blame. But Joe Biden isn’t the asshole accused of denigrating the service of brave American men and women. Donald Trump is.
Instead of taking the focus off his dad, Don Jr. reaped the righteous anger of thousands who responded to him on social media and reminded him what a douchebag his father is:
And the best part is, I know you will say it’s “Fake News,” but there is literally a video right here in this tweet that proves me right, and you wrong. pic.twitter.com/IR0dMlHNBy
— Mrs. Krassenstein (@HKrassenstein) September 4, 2020
We all know he said these things in private. How do we know? Just think of all the things he’s said in public. Insulting a Gold Star family, a POW, and berating Generals.
— Christopher Jasinski (@analyticswonk) September 4, 2020
That’s funny. The other day I heard your dad in North Carolina using a 97 year old WWII veteran as a political prop to get in a dig about Biden. It was supposed to be about the veteran but somehow your dad always makes it about him.#TrumpHatesOurMilitary #TrumpHatesVeterans
— Steve Redmond (@sjredmond) September 4, 2020
Your father attacked a gold star family, whines to the country when he had to make a trip to Dover, attacked a war hero and we have all seen this! We also saw he didn’t show up for two events to honor our soldiers because it was raining. YOU’RE FATHER CAN’T GET ANY LOWER!!!
— Brenda Lee (@BrendaLeeNY) September 4, 2020
Oh junior … no one needs props … daddy does that all by himself… this is no surprise to ANYONE …. it’s just that now Americans are no longer tolerating daddy’s open racism and hate ….
— Tracey Schwartz (@phillygirl11) September 4, 2020
Trump’s grandfather was charged, tried and convicted of draft dodging. His punishment was to be banished from Germany. He was a “bad hombre” that was sent to America. Trump and his father kept the tradition by fraudulent bone spurs draft dodging.
— Will H Hairston (@CTTTWill) September 4, 2020
Col. Jack Jacobs, saved 14 soldiers, has had 20+ surgeries from his injuries doing that, won the Congressional Medal of Honor.
He quoted John Stuart Mill when discussing this today.
He’s 100% correct. pic.twitter.com/N1M7KTb4Pc
— Paul Stoner (@SouthernBlueDog) September 4, 2020
Here’s hoping that Junior, his father, Ivanka, Jared, and Eric can all share a cell together when they get to prison. Then maybe they’ll finally come to the realization that they’re the real “losers.”