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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Woodchopper » Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:28 am

lpm wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:33 pm
He looked strong when he strongly walked up the stairs and strongly took his mask off.

This bit, not so much.

https://twitter.com/brenonade/status/13 ... 8363552769
Longer vid here, looks like the effort of climbing the stairs left him gasping for breath. That man ain’t well.
https://twitter.com/thecompanyman/statu ... 58816?s=21

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Grumble » Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:42 am

He claims to be better. No reason not to push him hard from the Biden camp POV.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Bewildered » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:24 am

EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:18 pm
Vertigowooyay wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:15 pm
EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:32 pm
ETA: This is an attempt to argue Trump will definitely get more seriously ill or die, just that it isn't a good idea to treat something with a long timescale and a lot of fluctuations like a horse race.
In a quite magnificent Freudian slip, you definitely left a “not” out of there.
Not even a freudian slip, just in pain and on morphine+DHC, but yes, I did leave a "not" out.
This happens to me all the time, no morphine or Freud involved.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Gfamily » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:37 am

Woodchopper wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:28 am
lpm wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:33 pm
He looked strong when he strongly walked up the stairs and strongly took his mask off.

This bit, not so much.

https://twitter.com/brenonade/status/13 ... 8363552769
Longer vid here, looks like the effort of climbing the stairs left him gasping for breath. That man ain’t well.
https://twitter.com/thecompanyman/statu ... 58816?s=21
Pushing yourself too quickly in the early stages seems to be a common feature of people reporting Long Covid.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by bob sterman » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:49 am

When I saw Trump walking to the helicopter on Friday it reminded me...

Back in a physiology class we were messing around and I recall several of us taking it in turns to take quite a few breaths of pure oxygen. Then we competed to see how long we could hold our breath - or how many times we could walk round the lab without taking a breath.

If you can preload with O2 it would be possible to appear a lot healthier than you are for a short walk across a lawn.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by lpm » Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:54 am

Amateurs. You should have preloaded with O2 and taken a load of steroids.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by sTeamTraen » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:01 am

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:52 am
Well he's not going to be able to do much debating if he can barely breathe.
You can keep up the pretence for two minutes, like in that video, when you're not required to speak and they pump you full of whatever gets you up the stairs. Not for 45 minutes on a stage.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by lpm » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:29 am

Have to say, the Trump helicopter video is fantastic. Volume up loud, full screen, for the true cinematic greatness.

Funniest thing ever seen on twitter.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 3232942081
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:30 am

EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:18 pm
Vertigowooyay wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:15 pm
EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:32 pm
ETA: This is an attempt to argue Trump will definitely get more seriously ill or die, just that it isn't a good idea to treat something with a long timescale and a lot of fluctuations like a horse race.
In a quite magnificent Freudian slip, you definitely left a “not” out of there.
Not even a freudian slip, just in pain and on morphine+DHC, but yes, I did leave a "not" out.
I've corrected it - did so before I saw this exchange. Hope that's okay.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by discovolante » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:35 am

lpm wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:29 am
Have to say, the Trump helicopter video is fantastic. Volume up loud, full screen, for the true cinematic greatness.

Funniest thing ever seen on twitter.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 3232942081
Hahahahahaha holy sh.t, that's grotesque.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by sTeamTraen » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:42 am

discovolante wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:35 am
lpm wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:29 am
Have to say, the Trump helicopter video is fantastic. Volume up loud, full screen, for the true cinematic greatness.

Funniest thing ever seen on twitter.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 3232942081
Hahahahahaha holy sh.t, that's grotesque.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by lpm » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:49 am

YES! When he hears that idea Trump will want to reshoot it. Get a bunch of zebras and giraffes and sh.t on the lawn below him, he holds up Ivanka, all the animals bow their heads. And then hyenas kill Joe Biden.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Little waster » Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:08 am

lpm wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:29 am
Have to say, the Trump helicopter video is fantastic. Volume up loud, full screen, for the true cinematic greatness.

Funniest thing ever seen on twitter.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 3232942081
They buggered up the editing there.

30secs: Donald the Draft-Dodger Trump salute farewell to the "loser" marines he's probably just infected

32 secs: Helicopter flies off so the "sucker" marines can get tested in whatever run-down hospital the Trump administration currently deems fit for the armed services.

34 secs: Helicopter takes off a second time

35 secs: Dodger Donald salutes a second time

I'm going full Zapruder here and want to postulate a "Second Helicopter" theory.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by murmur » Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:24 am

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:35 pm
Do we have to use "fat f.ck"?

Just because Trump (a) is obese and (b) deserves plenty of abuse doesn't make insulting obese people *in general* ok, which is a bit how that language comes across to me I'm afraid.

(Not an official modly post, and not something I want to start a big dingdong about)
I'm not insulting anyone but Trump, but "fat" or "morbidly obese" in this context is a descriptor and of relevance given it increases risk of Covid nasties. If I was insulting someone else I'd make that obvious...

And it is using Trumpian language to describe Trump, which I'm sure he'd be happy with.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Lew Dolby » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:33 am

wtaf - why's he saluting at al ??l - he's not in uniform !!!

Someone needs to explain the protocols to him - if they dare.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Martin_B » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:07 pm

Lew Dolby wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:33 am
wtaf - why's he saluting at al ??l - he's not in uniform !!!

Someone needs to explain the protocols to him - if they dare.
You can salute when not in uniform, but you should only salute if you have been in the military (otherwise, I think, the American protocol is to put your right hand on your heart).
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by lpm » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:22 pm

Not the Pres, he's Commander in Chief so gets saluted and salutes back. He's wearing his version of the uniform (suit, extra long tie and diaper).

Presidents don't usually salute helicopters. But he liked the helicopter so why not.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by sTeamTraen » Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:07 pm

lpm wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:22 pm
Not the Pres, he's Commander in Chief so gets saluted and salutes back.
5 seconds on Google Images turns up a lot of pictures of Obama, who never served in the US military, saluting the Marine when getting on the helicopter. He got flak one time because he had a cup of coffee in his hand as he was doing it. I long for the days when a minor gaffe like that caused people to froth about "disrespect for the office of President".
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by monkey » Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:23 pm

He's the boss of the armed forces. I think that means he's the one who decides who salutes and when.

Out of all the things you could criticise Trump for, this is at the bottom of my list.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by dyqik » Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:55 pm

sTeamTraen wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:07 pm
lpm wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:22 pm
Not the Pres, he's Commander in Chief so gets saluted and salutes back.
5 seconds on Google Images turns up a lot of pictures of Obama, who never served in the US military, saluting the Marine when getting on the helicopter. He got flak one time because he had a cup of coffee in his hand as he was doing it. I long for the days when a minor gaffe like that caused people to froth about "disrespect for the office of President".
At least he didn't salute with a cup of coffee in his right hand while wearing a tan suit.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by EACLucifer » Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:22 pm

Two personal aides to Trump tested positive now, both members of the US Military. By the sound of it, not the kind of people who get invited to superspreading garden parties to gloat about replacing a woman before she's even in the ground, so it looks like they got it straight from Trump, especially as one is a valet, and that malignant shitfunnel insisted on having his hair and makeup done even while shedding the virus.

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by EACLucifer » Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:25 pm

Admiral Ray, Vice Commandant of the US Coast Guard has tested positive. Joint chiefs of staff now in quarantine and working from home :shock:

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by EACLucifer » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:04 pm

EACLucifer wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:25 pm
Admiral Ray, Vice Commandant of the US Coast Guard has tested positive. Joint chiefs of staff now in quarantine and working from home :shock:
https://twitter.com/FPWellman/status/13 ... 7637039105

Pretty important details in that thread that link Trump's comments blaming military for Hope Hicks getting infected and Admiral Ray getting infected. There was an event for families of fallen service people, held without masks or social distancing, on the Sunday before the debate. Admiral Ray was there. So were the elderly relatives of fallen service people.
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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by jimbob » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:53 pm

EACLucifer wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:04 pm
EACLucifer wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:25 pm
Admiral Ray, Vice Commandant of the US Coast Guard has tested positive. Joint chiefs of staff now in quarantine and working from home :shock:
https://twitter.com/FPWellman/status/13 ... 7637039105 https://twitter.com/FPWellman/status/13 ... 7637039105

Pretty important details in that thread that link Trump's comments blaming military for Hope Hicks getting infected and Admiral Ray getting infected. There was an event for families of fallen service people, held without masks or social distancing, on the Sunday before the debate. Admiral Ray was there. So were the elderly relatives of fallen service people.
https://twitter.com/FPWellman/status/1313551227637039

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Re: Donald Trump's health

Post by Stephanie » Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:58 pm

murmur wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:24 am
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:35 pm
Do we have to use "fat f.ck"?

Just because Trump (a) is obese and (b) deserves plenty of abuse doesn't make insulting obese people *in general* ok, which is a bit how that language comes across to me I'm afraid.

(Not an official modly post, and not something I want to start a big dingdong about)
I'm not insulting anyone but Trump, but "fat" or "morbidly obese" in this context is a descriptor and of relevance given it increases risk of Covid nasties. If I was insulting someone else I'd make that obvious...

And it is using Trumpian language to describe Trump, which I'm sure he'd be happy with.
Tomp got pulled up on doing the same about Boris, discussion thread here viewtopic.php?f=16&t=314
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