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Politico: 'Trumpís Twitter Feed Traumatizes Washington'
NewsBusters ^ | January 6, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick

Posted on 01/07/2017 6:28:24 AM PST by PJ-Comix

Eeek! Official Washington is being traumatized by the tweets of Donald Trump.

Politico has chronicled the pearl clutching concern by the inside the beltway types over Trump's tweets. It seems Trump speaking directly to the people via Twitter is causing a crises among politicians and lobbyists who just don't know how to handle it as reflected in the article title, Trump’s Twitter feed traumatizes Washington.

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His tweets about Ahnold really cracked me up!
1 posted on 01/07/2017 6:28:24 AM PST by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Perhaps they need safe spaces and prayer rugs. No, wait, they are liberals. Forget the prayer rugs.


2 posted on 01/07/2017 6:29:17 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: PJ-Comix

OUTSTANDING! They shall cower, run and hide in fear.


3 posted on 01/07/2017 6:29:57 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: PJ-Comix

Great. The lobbyists hate his tweets. That’s the way it should be.


4 posted on 01/07/2017 6:31:19 AM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: Da Coyote; PJ-Comix

The liberals brag about fake transparency, then when they get unvarnished truth they can’t handle it.

Basically, liberals are saying “We can’t handle the truth. We can’t deal with facts and reality. Please, oh please, filter our news for us and tell us what we are supposed to think and do.”


5 posted on 01/07/2017 6:31:36 AM PST by generally ( Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Da Coyote

puppies, crayons and coloring books.


6 posted on 01/07/2017 6:32:01 AM PST by euram
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To: PJ-Comix

“Trump Truthhurt Tweets”...

Strong medicine indeed!!!


7 posted on 01/07/2017 6:33:58 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Stop the trauma! I can’t handle anymore winning.


8 posted on 01/07/2017 6:34:31 AM PST by Raycpa
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To: PJ-Comix

Listen to this twisted thinking by worthless Trent Lott:

“A lot of our allies are very nervous about whether they can count on us,” said Trent Lott, a former Republican senator, now a lobbyist in Washington. “And a lot of our enemies now feel like they have a way in.”

He added: “The tweets unnerve me. I see how you can use that to go around and over the traditional media and how many people get his tweets. But it unnerves me because I’m kind of old school. I don’t put anything in writing that I don’t know who is going to see it.”

Lott said Washington tended to get much more done when people weren’t embarrassed. “I prefer to communicate with a wink and nod,” Lott continued. “I am an advocate of smoke-filled back rooms — I was very much an advocate over the years, the old conference committee meetings. That’s where I used to tell my colleagues, ‘We’ll fix it there.’”


9 posted on 01/07/2017 6:35:03 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: PJ-Comix

Trump has nearly 19 million followers on twitter which he reaches directly, not including retweets and media coverage of his tweets.

A TV show like Meet the Press only reaches 1.5 million people on a good day. The old media can’t compete. Trump is the new media.


10 posted on 01/07/2017 6:35:15 AM PST by Helicondelta (Deplorable)
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To: PJ-Comix

I look forward to news WITHOUT the “reliable” anonymous sources leaks. PRESIDENT TRUMP is draining the MSM swamp.


11 posted on 01/07/2017 6:35:25 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12)
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To: Gaffer

I want Trump to continue to tweet! I joined Twitter just to be connected to him. I have only a few people that I follow on Twitter. Majority are the Trump family.


12 posted on 01/07/2017 6:35:51 AM PST by Lopeover (The 2016 Election is about allegiance to the United States!)
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To: PJ-Comix

‘Trump’s Twitter Feed Traumatizes Washington’ Yes they do. Yes, I’m glad.


13 posted on 01/07/2017 6:36:19 AM PST by Uncle Sam 911
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To: PJ-Comix

I got an idea
Send each member of congress and the corporate-state media talking heads a string of pearls to clutch


14 posted on 01/07/2017 6:37:29 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Raycpa

I need more winning. When the cultural marxist movement is in a death rattle, I may be tired of winning.


15 posted on 01/07/2017 6:37:43 AM PST by Lopeover (The 2016 Election is about allegiance to the United States!)
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To: cotton1706

[Lott continued. “I am an advocate of smoke-filled back rooms — I was very much an advocate over the years, the old conference committee meetings. That’s where I used to tell my colleagues, ‘We’ll fix it there.’”]

They “fixed it” alright and brought our nation to its knees.


16 posted on 01/07/2017 6:38:06 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12)
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To: PJ-Comix

I don’t put anything in writing that I don’t know who is going to see it.”


In other words, how can I lie to one person if everyone knows what I said (wrote).

The answer is don’t lie. It makes life easier.


17 posted on 01/07/2017 6:38:14 AM PST by CIB-173RDABN (US out of the UN, UN out of the US)
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To: PJ-Comix

Like Gollum, losing his precious ring, they are deprived of their beloved techniques of spinning and smearing. What good are lies when no one is listening?! BEST ELECTION EVER!


18 posted on 01/07/2017 6:38:19 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: PJ-Comix

Strange, their hero FDR did the same thing with his “Fireside Chats”. What PE Trump is doing is just the 21st C version of that.


19 posted on 01/07/2017 6:38:56 AM PST by mrsmel (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Awwwwwwwwwww. Poor widdle Washington snowflakes. Getting all tramatized over Twitter tweets.

This could get to be hugh. And even series.

Washington snowflakes NEED a safe space. Poor widdle darlings.


20 posted on 01/07/2017 6:39:03 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: cotton1706

The Trentster is an old skool slimey ‘Rat.


21 posted on 01/07/2017 6:39:18 AM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: Lopeover

“I need more winning. When the cultural marxist movement is in a death rattle, I may be tired of winning.”

You’ll be a junkie for winning by then, a complete addict.


22 posted on 01/07/2017 6:41:01 AM PST by KingLudd
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To: Da Coyote

Prayer rugs to a liberal are perfectly acceptable.

It’s cross’s and the star of david they despise.


23 posted on 01/07/2017 6:42:09 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32 (One out of 3 Hillary supporters is just as stupid as the other 2.)
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To: PJ-Comix
My girlfriend is a recovering journalist and Trump's tweets send her into fits of apoplexy. I tell her to laugh as he's doing it to annoy and rattle his critics.

She says, "He's so juvenile! Doesn't he understand he's going to be the President of the United States???"

I say, "His tweets are obviously working."

She and I may not survive DJT's first year in office.

24 posted on 01/07/2017 6:43:30 AM PST by Oratam
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To: cotton1706
Cancer doesn't like chemotherapy. Bacteria don't like antibiotics. Roaches don't like light. And slimy, old school, lying, back-stabbing politicians don't like direct communication to the people. Got it.
25 posted on 01/07/2017 6:43:37 AM PST by KarlInOhio (a government contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity - Pres. Eisenhower)
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To: cotton1706
I don’t put anything in writing that I don’t know who is going to see it.

Makes it really easy to say different, and inconsistent, things to different people, doesn't it?

What about leadership and owning up to what you have said?

Guess that's not what lobbyists are interested in.

26 posted on 01/07/2017 6:43:39 AM PST by aposiopetic
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Trent Lott finds Trump's tweets to be unnerving?

There could be no higher recommendation.

27 posted on 01/07/2017 6:44:14 AM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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28 posted on 01/07/2017 6:44:34 AM PST by eaglestar
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To: Oratam
My girlfriend is a recovering journalist....

Are you sure she is really recovering?

29 posted on 01/07/2017 6:45:16 AM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: eaglestar

30 posted on 01/07/2017 6:47:34 AM PST by eaglestar
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To: PJ-Comix

As I have been saying — Trump is staking out bargaining positions.

When negotiations start, he will already be in positions of strength.


31 posted on 01/07/2017 6:48:09 AM PST by freedumb2003 (obozo: not just the worst president in American history - worst *American* in American history (turf)
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To: cotton1706

The spineless Lott ...

‘We’ll fix it there.’”

Right after the party with the best wine and cheese, not to mention the most $ to our reelections ...


32 posted on 01/07/2017 6:53:00 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: euram
puppies, crayons and coloring books.

And hide the chalk.
33 posted on 01/07/2017 6:53:17 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Helicondelta

Trump has nearly 19 million followers on twitter which he reaches directly, not including retweets and media coverage of his tweets.

A TV show like Meet the Press only reaches 1.5 million people on a good day. The old media can’t compete. Trump is the new media.


thanks for sharing. Also gives some insight into Chuckie S and his you can’t communicate in 140 characters. Wrong Chuckie... DJT get to the essence and closes with Zingers embedding his message....

Go back and warm up your Clowns to go clean up the Elephant Poop you and your ilk created the last 8 years...

P.S. you can keep it as a reward for your failed attempts at taking over America...


34 posted on 01/07/2017 6:56:45 AM PST by patriotspride
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To: Oratam

My relationship fell apart about a month before the election. We both knew it wasn’t going to survive. For some reason I always find a lib. No more. First question will be “Are you a deplorable?”


35 posted on 01/07/2017 6:57:54 AM PST by dgbrown
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To: mrsmel

Strange, their hero FDR did the same thing with his “Fireside Chats”. What PE Trump is doing is just the 21st C version of that.


Thanks for the historical reference. You are right on...... He is showing them that their Dinosaur Dynasty has just been hit by the Trump Meteor


36 posted on 01/07/2017 6:58:12 AM PST by patriotspride
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But their not traumatized about information from a top-secret report being leaked to the media? And not only that, it was leaked in a way to favor their agenda.

THANK GOD there's going to be a new sheriff in town!

37 posted on 01/07/2017 7:04:03 AM PST by grania
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Fireside Tweets !!!

I love it !

38 posted on 01/07/2017 7:05:28 AM PST by whodathunkit (PC is the AR of the left)
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“D.C. is all about relationships and knowing what’s going to happen and being able to predict what is going to happen next. They can’t predict with him.”

That's about halfway to the truth. The whole truth is that they like being the ones setting the agenda, either by calling in "favors" owed by the President that got him to the office or by offering new ones. That money's no good here.

39 posted on 01/07/2017 7:07:23 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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Oh noes the concern trolls are concerned


40 posted on 01/07/2017 7:09:09 AM PST by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: eaglestar

41 posted on 01/07/2017 7:09:17 AM PST by eaglestar
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To: cotton1706

Lott is a senile old coot.

LOSER!!!


42 posted on 01/07/2017 7:10:09 AM PST by Rome2000 (SMASH THE CPUSA-SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS-CLOSE ALL MOSQUES)
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Trump understands the internet like Kennedy understood telegenicity--even more, in fact.

The funny thing about Trump is they way his staggering intellect towers over the mediocrities of the media, academia, Hollywood, and political establishment, who flounder around fecklessly and completely bewildered.

He knows that they are no match for him.

It's hilarious to watch!

43 posted on 01/07/2017 7:10:24 AM PST by Savage Beast ( "You can--in fact must--shout 'Fire!' in a crowded theater. It just has to be the truth. J Goldberg)
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“Politico: ‘Trump’s Twitter Feed Traumatizes Washington’”

Wah.


44 posted on 01/07/2017 7:12:51 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: patriotspride

The best thing is you don’t have to sign up for “Twitter” to see his tweets, they are available at:

https://mobile.twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Twitter can piss off!!!


45 posted on 01/07/2017 7:15:37 AM PST by Rome2000 (SMASH THE CPUSA-SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS-CLOSE ALL MOSQUES)
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To: stars & stripes forever

Pretty sickening!


46 posted on 01/07/2017 7:15:54 AM PST by GnuThere
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To: PJ-Comix

Trent “Empty” Lott. Who knew he was still around?


47 posted on 01/07/2017 7:15:57 AM PST by Gritty (We are in a total war with Sharia supremacists attacking us at every pressure point-Andrew McCarthy)
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To: dgbrown
For some reason I always find a lib. No more. First question will be “Are you a deplorable?”

On occasion, young men have asked me for relationship advice. I always tell them two things: avoid feminists, and avoid high-maintenance bimbos.

48 posted on 01/07/2017 7:16:08 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: PJ-Comix

Trauma queens.


49 posted on 01/07/2017 7:17:24 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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We don’t miss the “old gotcha” press conferences with the whining and lying liberal mediots!

Official Washington is being traumatized by the tweets of Donald Trump.

Politico has chronicled the pearl clutching concern by the inside the beltway types over Trump's tweets. It seems Trump speaking directly to the people via Twitter is causing a crises among politicians and lobbyists who just don't know how to handle it as reflected in the article title, Trump’s Twitter feed traumatizes Washington.

50 posted on 01/07/2017 7:18:07 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Obama shut your lying mouth and leave America! You are past your use by date! You stink!)
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