At times, history rhymes

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“When and if fascism comes to America it will not be labeled ‘made in Germany’; it will not be marked with a swastika; it will not even be called fascism; it will be called, of course, ‘Americanism.’”
Halford E. Luccock, 1938

The “how low can he go” question came up again yesterday. This time Dear Leader had the cops use tear gas to chase peaceful protesters so he could pose with a Bible for a photo op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church, not far from the White House.

Swamp Rabbit was reading over my shoulder. “What’s up with the Bible?” he said. “Everybody knows Trump don’t read no holy books. He don’t even read them morning briefings from his cronies.”

“His base likes when he uses props — Bibles, flags, churches, whatever,” I explained. “It makes them feel all warm and hateful inside.”

“But that’s such an old trick,” Swamp Rabbit said. “You’d think the peeps would get sick of evil guys waving flags and Bibles by now.”

I shrugged. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, rabbit. Especially if the old tricks still work for him.”

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4 Responses to At times, history rhymes

  1. Dave says:

    His confidence in the gullibility of is his base knows no bounds. Maybe he went to St. John’s to thank god for the distraction and reelection theme provided by the protests.


  2. “He don’t even read them morning briefings from his cronies.” <— I’m dying! 😂 but seriously, thanks for the laugh. He’s such an ass and just when you think he can’t go any lower here he comes with a shovel.


    • oddmanout215 says:

      Trump reportedly felt unmanned after news leaked that he’d briefly hid in a bunker under the White House during the previous day’s protests. Ivanka told him he would win back his machismo by walking over to the church and holding up a Bible. She’s a chip off the old block.


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