July 2, 2019

Hard to understate?



151 comments:

rehajm said...

She's just dumb.

Kevin said...

Under, over, by any means necessary.

rhhardin said...

It's a sturdy indefensible. Making no sense but in the idiom. Everybody does it.

Gilbert Pinfold said...

If CBP has video of AOC screaming at the staffers (and why wouldn't you have video surveillance in a detention facility), they should release it. AOC says that she was verbally assaulted by staffers as well--let's go to the videotape, to quote Warner Wolff.

Narr said...

Yes, she's a dumbass. An uneducated self-righteous prig. IOW exactly the sort of person that our miseducation system rewards, and our political system promotes.

Narr
Morning, world!

Koot Katmandu said...

I remember when our soldiers returning from Viet Nam were called names and demonized by the left. It looks like ICE and boarder patrol are getting the same treatment our VM vets did. It is not just AOC doing it. We are living through a horrid time, right now, the left is totally deranged.

henry said...

Is Congressional Immunity applicable off the House floor?

Calypso Facto said...

Her intelligence seems to be something that's hard to understate. But will this trip bring more faked photos from a parking lot?!?

Kevin said...

I can’t wait to hear what the officers told the children to use instead of toothpaste and soap.

Come on, AOC. Don’t let us down!

Gilbert Pinfold said...

Narr said...
Yes, she's a dumbass. An uneducated self-righteous prig.

Yet she claims she graduated #4 in her class at Boston University. Has anyone ever heard of a university keeping a class ranking like that? High Schools, yes. Not universities where they don't go beyond #1 or #2.

Eleanor said...

Is AOC a one-term wonder? If she is, what news outlet cashes in on her name recognition when she "retires" in 2020? Or are we looking at the new Maxine Waters?

Michael said...

The former did not happen. All bad liars feel the need to add a bit of unnecessary color. Being awakened at odd hours for no reason. The rope around Jussie’s Neck.

Tommy Duncan said...

AOC knows how to get attention. But honesty is not her strong suit. She can find tragedy and horrors where others find humanitarian aid. I wonder how long she had to talk to the illegals before she got the answers she wanted.

tim in vermont said...

She is trying desperately to come up with a take that doesn’t immediately bring to mind the thought that a wall would solve the problem.

Next she can walk through a prison and broadcast that she has been informed by the inmates that nearly everyone there is innocent!

Paul said...

Hey hey AOC when are you going to lean your ABCs?
Lets deport her back to NYC!!

n.n said...

AOC forgot denying funds and resources to secure the border, direct immigration reform to reduce casualties and collateral damage, and harassing businesses that supply products and services to border centers. Fortunately, Mexico has stood to address immigration reform at their southern border, and will hopefully pursue emigration reform to mitigate the progress of immigration reform at both ends of the bridge and throughout. El Salvador has also acknowledged a compelling human and national interest for emigration reform to stem the progress of immigration reform and to leave no child behind.

Kevin said...

Yet she claims she graduated #4 in her class at Boston University.

Has to be true.

Otherwise, Chuck the Human Lie Detector would have told us.

tim in vermont said...

I don’t know about Spanish, but in French, from what I can gather watching French TV on Netflix, “whore” seems to mean “fuck” in English, in the sense of “meaningless intensifier."

Wince said...

"Hard to understate" = easy to overstate (to a pliant media).

Tommy Duncan said...

"Being awakened at odd hours for no reason."

My dog conducts psychological warfare every night.

TreeJoe said...

I despise the fact that the claim itself is being reported as top headline news/front page stuff with no characterization that her claim has not yet been supported by anyone else present nor any evidence provided to support it (i.e. video, audio).

Compare this to say, Trump making claims that Trump Tower was wiretapped. A claim that was reported as "He made the claim without evidence." - which at the time was accurate.

Further, I'm reading reporting on migrant deaths in ICE custody. In this case about someone being the 6th death in ICE custody since October 1st. You know what I thought when I read that?

Holy shit, only 6 deaths in 9 months during which time hundreds of thousands of migrants were detained - many in terrible health after a long journey with poor nutrition and sanitation? ICE are damn heroes considering they are overwhelmed with the number of migrants and under-resourced and only 6 people have died in 9 months in their custody. That's got to be less than the national average death rate for a similar population over a similar period of time.

But actual reporting on balanced analysis? Pfft. That's gone now.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

We do not need to encourage illegal behavior and illegal entrance into this nation by treating illegal entrants with tender care. It should be uncomfortable! And that should be a known quantity.

Carol said...

Has anyone ever heard of a university keeping a class ranking like that?

Montana did back in the 80s. I finished up summer session and my grades up at top said 1/215 or something like that.

Easy major tho.

Unknown said...

I again have to hand it it to the clever democrat propagandists. The democrat refuse to build a wall, refuse to change the laws so these people can be dealt with and then fund raise on every death, rape and atrocity they have caused. Every bit of this is because of the democrat party.

This must be one skill that Ivy League schools actually excel in teaching.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

Oh no - Trump is personally denying them toothpaste and soap. Right after he exits the rape room at Bergdrof.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

If you want to cross the border illegally, bring enough soap and toothpaste.

Fernandinande said...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I'm so happy to see her chompers in the news again, I was getting lonely.

systemic cruelty w/ a dehumanizing culture that treats them like animals.

And they just keep on comin' for more.

I gather that "systemic cruelty" is the same as "systemic racism": imaginary.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

Come on AOC - write a bill pronouncing FREE HEALTH CARE, SOAP AND TOOTHPASTE for ALL ILLEGAL ENTRANTS. Do it.

Fernandinande said...

Let them eat milkshakes.

rehajm said...

write a bill pronouncing FREE HEALTH CARE, SOAP AND TOOTHPASTE for ALL ILLEGAL ENTRANTS.

Bernie will insist that it only be one brand of toothpaste and one brand of soap.

Beasts of England said...

Did AOC wear her fashionable all-white outrage outfit again? How about her 'bougie' Movado watch?

chuck said...

Why would I believe anything AOC says? She's just another fraud, and an unusually ignorant one at that.

Bob Boyd said...

When Trump took office these dedicated public servants instantly morphed into monsters.
Weird.

HoodlumDoodlum said...

Bluto's speech

Forget it; she's rollin'.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

We need to make sure the soap and the toothpaste are from Vermont.

chickelit said...

AOC needs to release another dance video ASAP -- something that showcases her positive attributes. This new stuff isn't cutting it.

Fernandinande said...

I guess I finally read her tweetering:

Now I’m on my way to Clint, where the Trump admin was denying children toothpaste and soap.

- She hasn't been there yet, so she hasn't witnessed anything,
- "the Trump" *was* denying children, but is no longer doing it.

Ice Nine said...

This moron also said, "I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually threatening towards me."

The Kavanaughing of the United States Border Patrol by a Democrat (what else?) congress member. That's a really good look, Democrats.
Please God, please, please don't let anything happen to her before November 4, 2020!

HoodlumDoodlum said...

More seriously, though, it does seem a bit outrageous for a public figure to make these kinds of factual claims--accusing individual federal workers of serious crimes--without offering any evidence.

I mean she's not giving an opinion here ("I think these places are concentration camps, Trump oughta be ashamed") she's making factual claims. I note that most of her statements are in the form of "someone told me X" which we all ought to discount appropriately, but she hasn't been all that careful to distinguish between passing along hearsay and making what appear to be factual statements of her own.

Now we all know CNN won't ever give her the snarky chyron treatment (AOC claims, without evidence, X), but what kind of civil legal liability protection does a congressperson have? She's making some pretty serious claims about the actions and behavior of individual workers.

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Fernandinande said...

soap and the toothpaste are from Vermont.

As future members of our naughty consumer society, let them consume Burt's Bees™ toothpaste and Ben and Jerry's™ multi-purpose anti-flatulence cement-free ice cream for soap.

traditionalguy said...

1)Make a terrible accusation based on hearsay.

2) Then deny you got it wrong...well maybe, sort of.

3)Then repeat it hundreds of times until the burden of proof shifts to the Nazi Border Guards to prove they are innocent of running Auschwitz.

That girl can play the DemonRat's Propaganda game better than any of them.

Big Mike said...

Notice how carefully she attributes the charges to the detainees. She’s not the liar; she’s just “reporting.”

prairie wind said...

Autocorrect and poor editing skills account for much misunderstanding and hilarity. When I read the tweet, I figured that "understate" was a typo, meant to be "understand." It is hard to understand the enormity of the problem.

That makes sense...unless we want to pick on how (or if) she misuses the word "enormity."

Not that long ago, enormity meant a grave crime or sin but, alas, dictionaries now use the common misunderstood meaning of the word, the great or extreme scale, seriousness, or extent of something perceived as bad or morally wrong, as the first definition of enormity. Not a second definition but the first! That is an enormity.

Big Mike said...

Correct me if I’m wrong, but didn't the little twit vote against funding to provide food and soap and toothpaste to the detainees?

Matt said...

This is my job. I work on this every day. I'm in meetings and on calls with the CBP and DHS people you see on the news. I see the 'sausage being made', if you will.

Just for the record, members of Congress - particularly the black and brown ones, it seems - are lying when it comes to DHS and the southern border migrants. Given the level of resources and legal authorities provided BY CONGRESS, DHS as an agency truly is doing the best we can for the migrants, regardless of what is on a secret FB group. DHS and CBP are working every possible angle within our statutory and regulatory authorities and money to provide the best shelter and care we can for these people, yes, even the kids.

All the outrageous claims of people drinking from toilets or whatever bullshit you are seeing on tv and internet is nothing more than political agenda-pushing ahead of a presidential election. If Congress really gave a shit about the people coming across they would have done something other than piss and moan for the last 3 years. This is effectively the US version of Israel/Palestine - nobody really wants to fix it because it is too valuable of a political club with which to beat your opponent. The US CONGRESS IS NOTHING MORE THAN THE WORLD'S MOST EXCLUSIVE CLOWN COLLEGE.

You can also ignore all the sob-stories from any group with 'human rights' or 'immigrant rights' in their name. The subjects are coached on what to say and how to say it. These are not objective or disinterested observers - they are lawyers and activists coaching people on how to get around our immigration laws because to them this is all a game.

You are being lied to and manipulated by some of the worst people in the country. Don't believe them.

Leland said...

It probably is "hard to understate" the "lack of funding", when you start claiming the government is responsible to provide toothpaste to foreigners.

I wonder what her constituents, previously looking forward to some high paying jobs from Amazon, are thinking about paying for toothpaste for other people's children.

BleachBit-and-Hammers said...

Matt - thank you for that. It is all BS and manipulation.

The left, the media, and the plaid pant wearing Romney Republicans are one giant propaganda shit show.

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Nonapod said...

Clearly AOC is secretly working for Trump. She's endlessly generating goofy nonsense for Conservatives to mock. She's constantly saying silly things that excite naive young liberals on social media and pundints in the mainstream media. She forces the various Dem candidates to adopt positions that are difficult to defend. Basically her fanbase and general cultural footprint is big enough that it can't be ignored, but small enough that it clearly doesn't represent anything close to mainstream thinking. Consequently she generally makes the Democrat party seem out of touch to many mainstream voters.

Birches said...

Didn't we find out she didn't go in the detention center?

Kevin said...

Clearly AOC is secretly working for Trump.

The Apprentice.

Professional lady said...

I'm not holding my breath waiting for the people and groups who have been encouraging uneducated and naïve people to come here illegally to take some responsibility for the deaths and tragedies which have occurred.

Howard said...

Blogger Bob Boyd said...

When Trump took office these dedicated public servants instantly morphed into monsters.
Weird.


No, that's Trumps gold-plated velvet rope leadership designed for you to have plenty of cruelty images in the spank bank.

Brian said...

Schumer better watch out. She's positioning herself for his seat.

His seat comes up in 2022. Perfect positioning for AOC. After Trump wins re-election and the party is tired of the "old guard".

Or she could lose in 2020 and move into media and get her own show on CNN. Schumer better hope for the latter. Maddow better hope for the former.

Excellent persuasion.

n.n said...

encouraging uneducated and naïve people to come here illegally to take some responsibility

Uneducated and green.

chickelit said...

AOC said: “One of them described their treatment at the hands of officers as ‘psychological warfare’ – waking them at odd hours for no reason, calling them whores, etc,” she said. “Tell me what about that is due to a ‘lack of funding?'”

Easy. With more funding, the cells could be made more comfortable. They could have bidets -- not just toilets. Maybe even private stalls and drinking fountains.

Char Char Binks, Esq. said...

AOC found exactly what she set out to find. What a surprise!

At least those brave Wayfair workers went on strike to deny beds for the detainees. They can force them to sleep on concrete floors to show how Orang Man Bad.

wendybar said...

The little Drama Queen needs to get her butt back to DC, and do her job, instead of planting herself in front of any camera that will point her way.

Phidippus said...

To be fair, it's hard for AOC to "understate" anything.

Michael K said...

I note that most of her statements are in the form of "someone told me X" which we all ought to discount appropriately, but she hasn't been all that careful to distinguish between passing along hearsay and making what appear to be factual statements of her own.

They were all written for her before she left DC. She is an actress.

WisRich said...

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent rant were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

Meade said...

“Yet she claims she graduated #4 in her class at Boston University.”

Genius. Albeit unstable.

Leland said...

Matt, I hear you. I worked for several years at NASA. It's been 8 years since NASA could launch an American to space. Nobody wants to fix it either.

Wince said...

AOC: "Now I’m on my way to Clint, where the Trump admin was denying children toothpaste and soap."

So, what does Clint think about the lack of toothpaste?

"Your mouthwash ain't makin' it!"

Unknown said...

Alinksy

Rick said...

Just for the record, members of Congress - particularly the black and brown ones, it seems - are lying when it comes to DHS and the southern border migrants.

I don't believe a word they say. Like the left wingers here they say whatever advances their political argument completely without regard to reality. It doesn't mean poor conditions can't happen it just means their comments carry exactly zero weight.

This is the legacy of 1 in 4 women on campus are raped and half of all personal bankruptcies are caused by medical bills.

AllenS said...

I wouldn't be surprised to find out that AOC peed in the sink and then stole their toothpaste and soap.

chickelit said...

Meade said...Genius. Albeit unstable.

With Democrats, the imagery should be asinine, not equine.

Seeing Red said...

Via Insty:

A congressional delegation went to visit the border facilities yesterday. ‘Tense’ is how The Hill describes it. This is not the first congressional delegation to visit the border, but it’s the first time we’ve heard the kinds of reports that were delivered by #resistance politicians. Even the Doctors’ Caucus did not return with such reports. This was a stunt straight up, it was obvious what AOC et al. were going to “report” before she even entered Texas.”

Rick said...

This was a stunt straight up

The best way to establish the truth is to follow them with cameras on. If they later say anything not provable on video then release the full footage and prove them liars.

jaydub said...

"They were all written for her before she left DC. She is an actress."

Yep.

Unknown said...

Smullet

Earnest Prole said...

Congress has sole Constitutional responsibility for providing funds for toothpaste and soap, so if you want those things you'd better get to work and stop spending your time grandstanding about Trump.

Sally327 said...

I would have said that if AOC wants to keep her current job she'd be spending more time figuring out how to deliver the bacon to her district and not so much time slicing up the baloney for everybody else. But maybe this is what her constituents want from her. There's always so much drama with her, she should be in the movies!

Shane said...

Forget about it, Ann. It's Chinatown.

tcrosse said...

Never mind the soap and toothpaste. How are the kids fixed for toilet paper?

SweatBee said...

I guess nobody bothered to clue her in that the toothpaste and soap video was part of a case that was filed in 2015. In other words, she misspelled O-B-A-M-A.

roadgeek said...

I wonder what she will think of Clint, and what Clint will think of her. Clint is a very long way from NY-14. In many respects.

doctrev said...

Is it possible to discuss illegal alien children without the knowledge that one-third of them are not related to the "guardians" they come to the border with? Who does that, anyways? "Okay, little Pedro, go with this nice criminal completely unaccompanied by anyone I know." The odds that they are being used as drug mules- which would also account for the unexplained deaths of children in custody- are high. They might even be sent north to fill the Hollywood urge towards pedophilia, as Bella Thorne talked about.

Michael K said...

But maybe this is what her constituents want from her. There's always so much drama with her, she should be in the movies!

The funders who are paying her are getting what they want. She is an actress recruited in a big audition of 10,000 applicants.

She is doing what they want, including screaming and crying at a fence into a parking lot. Pure photo op but done well.

harrogate said...

"The cruelty is the point," indeed.

Otto said...

If true ,which i doubt,guess who built those detention centers? Yup - the Obama administration.

bagoh20 said...

It's hard to understate AOC's intelligence, and it's combined with the worst secondary characteristic for a fool: arrogant confidence. Just an awful person who should be nowhere near power.

harrogate said...

"guess who built those detention centers? Yup - the Obama administration."

Well, THAT makes everything better.

Known Unknown said...

"The little Drama Queen needs to get her butt back to DC, and do her job, instead of planting herself in front of any camera that will point her way."

Ask her Bronx peeps about how much attention she pays them.

Otto said...

@ harrogate
So who's fault is it that we have this "horrible" situation?

harrogate said...

"So who's fault is it that we have this 'horrible' situation?"

The Obama Administration's fault for what they did, Trump Admin's fault for what it is doing. This isn't that difficult.

Two addenda: One, when y'all say "Obama did it first," you certainly aren't condemning the horrors or demanding that they be addressed now. And Two: there are some things about the treatment of immigrants and refugees that the Trump Admin is continuing from before, but there *also* are changes in such treatment. I notice that the ones crying out "but Obama did it first" are remarkably incurious about what those differences might be.

In short, y'all are just trolling.

Fernandinande said...

The Obama Administration's fault for what they did, Trump Admin's fault for what it is doing. This isn't that difficult.

The fault lies in the invaders. The don't pay any taxes and nobody invited them. If it really was a terrible situation they wouldn't "vote with their feet" to voluntarily expose themselves to the horror. Oh the horror.

So apparently this really is that difficult.

Harold said...

I wonder if the story of the squalid conditions in the detention centers is getting any play in Central and South America. If it is does it have any deterrent effect or do people just shrug it off as a little squalor is worth it if it gives me a chance at the brass ring.

Michael Fitzgerald said...

Face on the curb, faggotgate.

Michael K said...


Blogger harrogate said...
"guess who built those detention centers? Yup - the Obama administration."

Well, THAT makes everything better.


It makes Obama look less insane than today's Democrats. You might be happy about that unless you plan to vote for one of those clowns.

Otto said...

@ harrowgate
So reducing the flow of illegal immigration by building a wall would certainly decrease these "horrors". And then with the huge amount of money that would save use it to build better border facilities. You being a humanitarian certainly would agree to that solution.

Ice Nine said...

Pence's plane called back to DC for unspecified emergency

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pences-plane-called-back-to-dc-for-unspecified-emergency?fbclid=IwAR3F2h1nK9ad-iNG67NvThekuCcCI3Bf5OLsOkCOT5cYUihz6noITll3UuI

Michael K said...

the story of the squalid conditions in the detention centers is getting any play in Central and South America. If it is does it have any deterrent effect or do people just shrug it off as a little squalor is worth it if it gives me a chance at the brass ring.

They probably wonder what the fuss is about since it sounds better than home.

harrogate said...

"If it really was a terrible situation they wouldn't 'vote with their feet' to voluntarily expose themselves to the horror. Oh the horror."

Such the goddamn expert on what these people are fleeing. Erudite as you are, I am somewhat astonished that Trump hasn't named you an ambassador somewhere.

harrogate said...

"They probably wonder what the fuss is about since it sounds better than home."

Maybe they wonder that indeed! Doesn't mitigate the grossness of looking the other way at our own human rights abuses.

harrogate said...

Michael Fitzegerald,

Did I ever tell you you're my hero? You're everything I wish I could be! I could fly higher than an eagle. You are the wind beneath my wings.

harrogate said...

Otto,

Back to fetishizing Trump's Wall, again. "Trump's Wall or What We Are Doing Right Now! You must pick one! You must believe these are the only two options!"

'Murica.

Rick said...

you certainly aren't condemning the horrors or demanding that they be addressed now.

What horrors?

Seeing Red said...

I just listened to a screaming banshee who said, “ Chilren should never be separated from their parents.”

So where do you stand on abortion?

tim in vermont said...

“Doesn't mitigate the grossness of looking the other way at our own human rights abuses.”

I think that the people who won’t look more deeply into the “abuses” that AOC is describing are the ones “looking the other way."

lgv said...

Drinking from toilets, not toothpaste or soap. Just like Auschwitz. FYI, I have actually visited Auschwitz.

harrogate said...

"Just like Auschwitz."

That's quite a bar you've got there, Igv. Punny reference to bars of soap? Not intended.

tim in vermont said...

“ FYI, I have actually visited Auschwitz.”

That just disqualifies you from the discussion.

“nobody invited them”

Oh, people invited them, just not through our constitutional process of legitimate lawmaking.

tim in vermont said...

That's quite a bar you've got there, Igv

I am pretty sure it was AOC who called them “concentration camps” and then said “never again.”

harrogate said...

Yes, it was indeed AOC who said that. You could think more deeply about why, but spoiler art: you won't.

Robert Cook said...

"We do not need to encourage illegal behavior and illegal entrance into this nation by treating illegal entrants with tender care. It should be uncomfortable! And that should be a known quantity."

The people with children fleeing various hells in their countries and flooding into our country to find escape and haven are stupid...to have believed the lies we tell (ourselves and the world) about what a great, exceptional nation we are, the acme of liberty and freedom and justice for all.

(When did seeking asylum become "illegal behavior?")

I don't suggest we should simply let them flood in, but if they are seeking asylum, we should at least allow the children to remain with their parents, and for the duration of their detention, if they choose to stay while their appeals for asylum are considered--HA! Shows again how stupid they are--they should be treated with a modicum of decency. But heck, look at the brutality free Americans encounter at our own airports! We've been conditioned to think that neither we nor anyone else should (or can) be treated with a modicum of decency by agents of "our" (sic) government.

Robert Cook said...

"It's hard to understate AOC's intelligence, and it's combined with the worst secondary characteristic for a fool: arrogant confidence. Just an awful person who should be nowhere near power."

Ha! Perfect capsule description of der Trump!

Fernandinande said...

Such the goddamn expert on what these people are fleeing.

Here's where I lived in Pitillal ('cept the wall wasn't there then)

How about you?

Fernandinande said...

One of my Mexican friends (of two) bought that dump from a bartender at the Sand Bar in Puerto Vallarta when he was drunk.

tim in vermont said...

Ha! Perfect capsule description of der Trump!

You do recall that the alternative was Hillary, don’t you. We would then be talking about thousands of drowned refugees from her military adventures. Who am I kidding, no we wouldn’t. But our press is right wing!

Drago said...

harrogate: "The Obama Administration's fault for what they did, Trump Admin's fault for what it is doing. This isn't that difficult."

Another lie.

Explain all the obama era pictures used to attack Trump.

LOL

We wont be holding our breath comrade.

tim in vermont said...

“he people with children fleeing various hells in their countries and flooding into our country to find escape and haven”

How many billion people would that be, Cookie?

Fen said...

Robert Cook: The people with children fleeing various hells in their countries and flooding into our country to find escape and haven are stupid...to have believed the lies we tell (ourselves and the world) about what a great, exceptional nation we are, the acme of liberty and freedom and justice for all.

Not this shit again. Old men like Cook still think it's "edgy" to bash America.

As for lies, the two tragically drowned in your Fav Atrocity Pic of the week were not fleeing various hells, the father said he was coming here to make more money. I thought you celebrated the deaths of filthy capitalists. But using their dead bodies as props, too far.

tim in vermont said...

Explain all the obama era pictures used to attack Trump.

You mean like the soap and toothpaste thing? Or the kids in cages? That’s all understandable hyperbole in service to a higher truth!

Fen said...

I just listened to a screaming banshee who said, “ Chilren should never be separated from their parents.”

About 1/3rd of children crossing the border are carried as human shield's by people not their parents, by people who have separated children from their parents. And she supports that.

madAsHell said...

I wonder what she will think of Clint, and what Clint will think of her.

She will likely trigger on the micro-aggression of an obviously patriarchal name. Imagine the CNN headline.

Michael K said...

we should at least allow the children to remain with their parents, and for the duration of their detention,

Do you also support DNA testing to see if the adults are related to the children? It is reported that up to 1/3 of the children are not related to the adults. Or are you just bullshitting. as usual.

Robert Cook said...

"You do recall that the alternative was Hillary, don’t you. We would then be talking about thousands of drowned refugees from her military adventures. Who am I kidding, no we wouldn’t. But our press is right wing!"

Yep. She was no alternative at all. A concise illustration that our system is terminal: our "choices" are between shitty and shitty.

jeff said...

To add to Paul @8:38
Hey Hey, Ho Ho, AOC has got to go!

Remember we're dealing w/progs 3rd grade attention span so it must fit on a bumper sticker,

Robert Cook said...

"Do you also support DNA testing to see if the adults are related to the children? It is reported that up to 1/3 of the children are not related to the adults. Or are you just bullshitting. as usual."

Reported by whom? On what basis are these "reports" worth crediting? Are they like Trump's specious use of "A lot of people are saying...." What people? Where and when did "they" "say" (whatever it's convenient for Trump to have us believe "people are saying")? Unless there is documentation to support such claims, they have to be considered lies.

Robert Cook said...

"Remember we're dealing w/progs 3rd grade attention span so it must fit on a bumper sticker,"

MAGA appeals to the pre-schoolers. It sounds like "mama."

JAORE said...

"... she'd be spending more time figuring out how to deliver the bacon to her district ..."

Bacon? BACON!!!!

[Sing song voice]: Sally is an Islamaphobe, Sally is an Islamaphobe.


I don't think AOC could stomach actually WORKING in low profile areas that would actually help her district. Rock stars don't play church gigs. It's hard to understate how full of herself she is.

Darkisland said...

Keep in mind that AOC was Jeff Bezos/Amazon's stooge in 2018 and she makes perfect sense.

Having accomplished here purpose of cooling out the mark (New York City) Bezon/Amazon have no more use for her than they do for a used tampon and they will treat her the same way in 20.

AOC was elected for the purpose of killing the Amazon 2nd HQ in NYC. Amazon never had any intention of building it but could not say so. AOC worked perfectly for them.

If you think Amazon ever had an intention of building a 2nd HQ, in NYC or anywhere else, how come they are not building it in their 2nd choice city?

She also softened up the district to run a Republican competitively.

John Henry

Jim at said...

Clearly AOC is secretly working for Trump.

I realize that's tongue-in-cheek, but if AOC didn't exist the GOP would have to create her.

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n.n said...

It's her repressed memory from when Obama wanted clean wars and refused to commit the forces necessary to secure communities and nations across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Perhaps a sketch from CNN featuring Anderson Cooper and a cover-up of the trail of tears progressing from multiple nations, and children, mothers, and fathers waterboarded in the Mediterranean. Social justice with demographic gerrymandering benefits. As for AOC, stop denying support, stop harassing the first-responders and American businesses that are remedying the immigration reform forced by advocates and activists for catastrophic anthropogenic immigration reform.

narciso said...

we're getting a distribution center in Daytona, her loss is our gain, fwiw, the green nude eel, exploded like one of wile e coyote's rockets, her opposition to the border bill, was much about nothing,

Michael K said...


"Do you also support DNA testing to see if the adults are related to the children? It is reported that up to 1/3 of the children are not related to the adults. Or are you just bullshitting. as usual."

Reported by whom? On what basis are these "reports" worth crediting? Are they like Trump's specious use of "A lot of people are saying...." What people? Where and when did "they" "say"


Cookie, the internet was invented for you so you would not sound so stupid,.

One.

Two.

Three.

I know you hate this country, Cookie but your Soviet Union is no more. I would be willing to chip in a small amount for a ticket (one way)_ to Cuba.

rehajm said...

I realize that's tongue-in-cheek, but if AOC didn't exist the GOP would have to create her.

She and Titania McGrath were sorority sisters!

narciso said...

other rocket surgeons at work:

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2019/07/02/lmaooooo-cnns-john-bermans-face-while-eric-swalwell-tries-defending-his-asterisk-in-latest-cnn-poll-is-priceless-video/

bagoh20 said...

""It's hard to understate AOC's intelligence, and it's combined with the worst secondary characteristic for a fool: arrogant confidence. Just an awful person who should be nowhere near power."

"Ha! Perfect capsule description of der Trump!"


You don't have to emulate her with more stupidity.

Trump: A man who has made billions, employs thousands, accomplished more in his first three years than any President in my lifetime, breaking all kinds of economic records for growth and employment of minorities and others, while simultaneously changing the worst dynamics of our foreign policy. All this while being told it was all impossible by the "experts".

AOC: A former bartender, who seems to know nothing of history, economics, logic or diplomacy, and who has already cost Americans in her own district thousands of jobs and billions in tax revenue for decades to come with an approval rating in her own district hovering around 20% just after being elected. She may well cost Democrats everything politically.

Yea, clearly they are similar. You would have never predicted or expected any other person to have accomplished what Trump has as President, and you sure as hell couldn't have done it yourself. You wouldn't even have a clue where to start on any of it.

Fernandinande said...

harrogate said...Such the goddamn expert on what these people are fleeing.

You forgot to mention your own expertise. What is it?

Summary: they created their own shitholes and they're fleeing from each other.

Michael said...

Robert Cook
Every country in Central America has a US Embassy where one can apply for asylum. The famous drowned man and his child would have been alive today had they taken that option and he would still be working in the job he had and been with his employed wife and the child who survived by not being chosen by the craven father as a prop.

Michael said...

Michael K
Robert Cook escaped Florida for “civilization.” I presume he found too many Cubans there to be civilized.

The Vault Dweller said...

Meh she flubbed that line. Especially when using a common phrase or an idiom, I don't think most people think about the exact meaning of every word they use. I wouldn't give her too hard a time over it. Because if a Republican made a mistake like that and a bunch of lefties started making fun of him or her for it, I would think they were pedantic jerks.

rcocean said...

You gotta give it to the MSM and the DNC - they set the party line and they all follow it to a tee. If trump talks about border security, and the problem of illegal aliens and its negative impact on we Americans.

THEN, the DNC/MSM ignore that, and comes back with constant endless stories of Babies, Babies!! Dying at the border because meanie Trump is mistreating them. An alien invasion is flipped into racist Trump mistreating colored babies at the Border.

Brilliant! And its just want the Jeb Bushes and the soccer moms WANT To hear. Now, they feel all moral about that illegal immigration that is giving them cheap nannies and farm workers!

bagoh20 said...

Dweller, I agree, but this mistake may be her finest moment. It's certainly one of the least offensive and damaging.

rcocean said...

Its doesn't even matter if its FAKE NEWS. The subject has been flipped. Trump is on the defensive and the MSM/DNC is on the offense. And we're not talking about whey we're letting letting millions of foreigners walk into the USA, we're talking about Babies. Colored babies - DYING AT THE BORDER!

The Vault Dweller said...

Blogger bagoh20 said...
Dweller, I agree, but this mistake may be her finest moment. It's certainly one of the least offensive and damaging.


Yes the irony of her mistake is very enjoyable.

Ken B said...

It surprises you that AOC has no acquaintance with understatement?

Fen said...

Cook: Are they like Trump's specious use of -

Oops. Cook forgot to wear a mask.

See, here's the thing - if you REALLY give a rat's ass about these people, the very very last thing you are going to do is politicize the issue, to make it a referendum on Trump, because now they are just props, props to be used and then discarded when they are no longer useful.

Fix your mask Robert.

Robert Cook said...

"Trump: A man who has made billions, employs thousands, accomplished more in his first three years than any President in my lifetime, breaking all kinds of economic records for growth and employment of minorities and others, while simultaneously changing the worst dynamics of our foreign policy. All this while being told it was all impossible by the 'experts'."

Wow! You really believe the bullshit.

chickelit said...

Which part is untrue, Robert Cook?

Birkel said...

The group defamation claim could be hard.
Now if a definitive, small, easily recognizable group is defamed AOC could be effectively sued.

And she only has immunity if she says these things from the Floor of the House.

Somebody should get busy on this.

Birkel said...

harrogate and Robert Cook drew the short straws.

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Bob Enyart said...

I can hardly understate that her name has too many syllables. I identify as a name compressor for anyone with more than ten syllables, they end up with the first and last. So, as for me and my house, we call her Altez.