I’m fine with using this wonderful image again. (The occasion this time is “President” Pussygrabber’s “re”-election campaign informing those who wish to attend his upcoming KKK rally that they cannot sue if they contract the novel coronavirus while they attend it.)
I get it that “our” “president” doesn’t give a flying fuck about me. I’m an atheist, a socialist (as much as you can be a socialist in a nation in end-stage capitalism, anyway) and a gay man who would rather castrate himself with a toothpick than vote for Pussygrabber in November (I never vote Repugnican, as I don’t vote for the enemy), and I’d find Pussygrabber’s death, however it might come about, cause for a huge celebration (perhaps “social distancing” be damned…).
But you’d think that Pussygrabber would care about his own fucking supporters. But no. Pussygrabber, a poster child for his baby-boom generation — just like our last unelected, sociopathic “president,” George W. Bush, was (and still is) — cares only about one human being on the planet: himself, of course.
Supporters of President Donald Trump will soon be able to attend one of his signature, raucous campaign rallies again after a monthslong hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic — but first, they must agree not to sue the campaign if they contract the virus after the event.
The Trump campaign on Thursday sent out registration information for the president’s first rally since March, with the campaign’s chief operating officer, Michael Glassner, proclaiming that there is “no better place” to restart rallies than Tulsa, Okla.
But the fine print on the registration page for the June 19 event underscores the continued health risks associated with reviving the “Make America Great Again” rallies, which pack thousands of supporters into arenas for hours at a time — doors for next week’s rally open four hours before Trump is set to begin, for instance.
Right above a red “register” button on the page, the site includes a short disclaimer, informing attendees that “by clicking register below, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.”
The disclaimer goes on to warn that by attending the rally, attendees and their guests “voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19” and agree not to hold the campaign, Tulsa’s BOK Center or a slew of other related parties “liable for any illness or injury.”
The page makes no mention of any social-distancing requirements or other safety precautions that will be in place at the rally, nor does it note the CDC’s recommendation that Americans wear face coverings while indoors in situations where social distancing might be difficult. …
Yes, there perhaps indeed is “no better place” to resume the “president’s” KKK rallies than Tulsa, Oklahoma. Wikipedia notes:
The Tulsa race massacre (also called the Tulsa race riot, the Greenwood Massacre, or the Black Wall Street Massacre) of 1921 took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921, when mobs of white residents attacked black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has been called “the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.” The attack, carried out on the ground and from private aircraft, destroyed more than 35 square blocks of the district — at that time the wealthiest black community in the United States, known as “Black Wall Street.”
More than 800 people were admitted to hospitals and as many as 6,000 black residents were interned at large facilities, many for several days. The Oklahoma Bureau of Vital Statistics officially recorded 36 dead, but the American Red Cross declined to provide an estimate. A 2001 state commission examination of events was able to confirm 36 dead, 26 black and 10 white, based on contemporary autopsy reports, death certificates and other records. The commission gave overall estimates from 75-100 to 150-300 dead. …
In another stunning “coincidence,” the KKK rally for “President” Pussygrabber’s “re”-election also originally was scheduled to be held on June 19 — Juneteenth. Wikipedia describes Juneteenth thusly:
Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth), also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day, is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19. It commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union general Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free.
Although the Emancipation Proclamation had formally freed them almost two and a half years earlier, and the American Civil War had largely ended with the defeat of the Confederate States in April, Texas was the most remote of the slave states, with a low presence of Union troops, so enforcement of the proclamation had been slow and inconsistent.
Celebrations date to 1866, at first involving church-centered community gatherings in Texas. It spread across the South and became more commercialized in the 1920s and 1930s, often centering on a food festival. During the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, it was eclipsed by the struggle for postwar civil rights, but grew in popularity again in the 1970s with a focus on African-American freedom and arts.
By the 21st century, Juneteenth was celebrated in most major cities across the United States. Activists are pushing Congress to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday. Juneteenth is recognized as a state holiday or special day of observance in 47 of the 50 states. …
To demonstrate that he’s not a total ogre, Pussygrabber moved his KKK rally in Tulsa to one day later, on June 20. (It’s still going to be at the site of the massacre of black Americans by white Americans, however.)
We expect Racist in Chief Pussygrabber to piss and shit all over black Americans, just as he pissed and shit all over Latinos right out of the gate, before he even took office although he received almost 3 fucking million fewer votes than did Billary Clinton (which he had to lie was only because of “voting fraud,” because he is a fascist piece of shit who is wholly unconcerned with actually having been democratically elected and who pathologically lies to the American people because he’s a self-serving fucking traitor).
Again, you would expect, though, that even Pussygrabber, as incredibly craven as he amply has shown himself to be, would care at least a tiny bit about his own fucking supporters.
You are to risk your health and even your life — and the health and even the lives of your loved ones and others you will come into contact with after the KKK rally in Tulsa on June 20 — by being a mere prop in a “re”-election campaign ad for Pussygrabber.
And if you contract COVID-19 — which the Pussygrabber “re”-election campaign schizophrenically openly states, at least in its you-can’t-sue-us-for-having-put-you-in-harm’s-way language, is a real possibility even though all of us Americans are just supposed to pretend that the novel coronavirus pandemic is all over with when, in fact, cases of and deaths from COVID-19 are rising all over the nation — then too bad, so sad. (Or, as Pussygrabber would put it, “SAD!!!”)
This should be a huge problem for Pussygrabber’s supporters — that they are no more than political props to him and that he does not care whether they live or die (just as long as enough of them live to vote for his “re”-election) — but, as we are painfully aware of by now, Pussygrabber’s supporters are nowhere near normal.
Thankfully, based upon his approval ratings, it’s safe to say that no more than around 42 percent of Americans support the unelected fascist demagogue. (Right in line with his approval rating of only around 42 percent, in nationwide match-up polls, Pussygrabber right now stands around 42 percent to Hidin’ Joe Biden’s around 50 percent.)
That’s still a huge chunk of Americans who support Pussygrabber, and it’s way too many of them, but it’s not enough support to win a presidential election — if the rest of us, the majority, vote in November.
If you live in a swing state — and the consensus is that because of the workings of the obsolete Electoral College, the 2020 presidential election will be decided in just six swing states: Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — then I advise you to vote for Joe Biden, even if he doesn’t excite you, as he doesn’t excite me.
But I have the luxury of living in California, whose 55 electoral votes Biden is going to win in November no matter what.
At this point, I lean toward not voting for Repugnican Lite Biden, since there’s no question that, as long as he’s not dead or seriously incapacitated, he’s going to win my state and all of its electoral votes.
My vote for Biden would count in the popular vote, but, contrary to what so many Americans so erroneously believe, the popular vote isn’t what determines the presidency — it’s the anti-democratic Electoral College that does.
Don’t get me wrong. Could “President” Pussygrabber’s mounting insanity and fascism induce me to vote even for Hidin’ Joe Biden, who struggles to speak and whose “strength” and “strategy” apparently is his relative invisibility while “President” Pussygrabber continues to melt down in the face of a pandemic, serious unrest over racial injustice and a continuing economic collapse?
Yes, I suppose that Pussygrabber could induce me to vote even for Biden (Biden himself could not induce me to vote for him, let me state for the record), but I hope that it doesn’t come to that.
In the meantime, do I care if mouth-breathing, knuckle-dragging, MAGA-cap wearing fucktards contract COVID-19 at one of Pussygrabber’s KKK rallies? No. I could lie to be “nice,” I suppose, but I won’t.
My concern would be only for the others who shouldn’t be removed from the gene pool who so easily could be infected with the novel coronavirus by Pussygrabber’s fascist lemmings after Pussygrabber selfishly has proceeded with his KKK rallies because there is no greater cause in the universe than himself.
P.S. Some whose logic and reason are impaired might compare Pussygrabber’s upcoming KKK rallies to the recent protests in the streets, claiming that if the protests are OK, then the “president’s” KKK rallies are OK.
Yes, both political activities are “social-distancing” nightmares, but the protests have been spontaneous and organic and have not been centrally coordinated, and they have not been coordinated by a sitting U.S. president. If a shitload of people all over the U.S. really want to go out and protest (and even riot and loot and vandalize), there’s not much that could be done to prevent them from doing so.
Pussygrabber’s KKK rallies, however, obviously are not spontaneous, but are planned and organized, and, of course, they are planned and organized at the direction of “our” “president” — who is so craven that he doesn’t give a fuck about putting the well-being and even the lives of even his own supporters in jeopardy, as long as he perceives a benefit to himself.