Quote of the Day

"The question is whether [Donald Trump] can learn and change. If so, I believe he can be a good president. ...We'll have to see if he can forget himself enough and have the type of empathy and direction the country needs."—Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, during an appearance in San Francisco Tuesday night.


I get why some Democrats don't feel like they can't tear into Trump (although I'm hard-pressed to understand why a Senator from California feels that way). But there is a vast cavern between tearing into him and running interference for him.

If she felt obliged to be circumspect about it, all she had to say was, "I'm going to keep trying to work with him, no matter his disposition toward working with me." Done. The end.

But this dreck! What the almighty fuck is she talking about?

Trump cannot learn.

Trump cannot change.

Trump cannot be a good president.

Trump cannot forget himself.

Trump cannot have empathy.

Trump cannot have direction the country needs.

No, no, and more no.

Today, Feinstein [Content Note: Video may autoplay at link] issued a statement saying, in part: "The duty of the American president is to bring people together, not cater to one segment of a political base; to solve problems, not campaign constantly. While I'm under no illusion that it's likely to happen and will continue to oppose his policies, I want [Donald] Trump to change for the good of the country."

And if wishes were horses, beggars would ride. But they aren't. So what is the point, exactly, of saying this garbage, except to extend Trump the assumption of being able to change when he absolutely never will?!

I mean. This is her clarifying statement after she had a day to fucking think about it! FAIL.

Good day, ma'am.


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