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Navy official confirms White House requested USS McCain be kept away during Trump visit

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Navy official confirms White House requested USS McCain be kept away during Trump visit

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1.7k points · 1 month ago

Republicans: "Fuck your feelings!"

Also Republicans: "It's perfectly reasonable for Trump to be upset by a ship that bares the name of a person who disagreed with him on some issues and want the military to spend time and money moving the ship out of the way so he doesn't have to see it."

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475 points · 1 month ago

It begs the question of how many freedom molecules it took to move it.

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The key, to them, is “fuck your feelings, all the attention should be paid to our feelings!”

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It’s not even the AZ senator McCain IIRC. The ship was named after his dad or grandfather I believe.

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You're missing the emphasis.

It's Fuck your feelings.

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I also love how Trump still holds a dead man responsible for "killing healthcare" when a vote could be brought to the floor any day now.

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Maine
6.2k points · 1 month ago

Conservatives spent 48-hours insisting this was FaKe NeWs.

Boy, they really will lie about anything, won't they?

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Making a US naval vessel "disappear" to protect Trump from being upset because the name McCain is symptomatic of something deeply wrong with this White House.

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New York
839 points · 1 month ago

That is the default position and everyone else has to prove them wrong. It's like religious people who make claims which they make you prove wrong. Never are they forced to prove their claims correct. In this case all Fox had to say was there was never a memo and then wait to see if any one actually proves them wrong.

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And after those 48-hours, they’ll say, “He’s the commander-in-Chief, he can order around ships however he wants. Why aren’t we investigating Obama for XYZ?”

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Florida
51 points · 1 month ago · edited 1 month ago

If someone lies about everything, it makes exposing the truth an exhausting chore.

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Texas
63 points · 1 month ago

Conservatives: (ALL CAPS CHAIN-LETTER SCREE ABOUT OBAMA SETTING UP INTERNMENT CAMPS IN ABANDONED WALMARTS AND COMING FOR YOUR GUNS)

Also Conservatives: "This request from the Whitehouse confirmed by the Navy is FaKe nEwS!"

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