The story in the Atlantic landed a solid punch on Lord Damp Nut’s glass jaw, and he’s as frantic as a beagle in a vacuum factory trying to cover his ample ass.
Lord Damp Nut last night…
…Lord Damp Nut to NPR in July 2015:
“He was a war hero because he was captured,” Trump said at the 2015 Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa.
“I like people who weren’t captured,” the current Republican front-runner told political consultant Frank Luntz, who hosted the event.
“He lost and let us down,” Trump said. “I’ve never liked him as much after that.”
“I don’t like losers,” the real-estate mogul, who has gone through corporate bankruptcy four times, added.
Our Pals over at Electoral Vote found some polling a couple of days before this story broke:
More significantly, however, is that this could really hurt the President with active-duty service members. There are few people who have more finely-tuned BS detectors than soldiers do; they surely know what’s true here and what’s not. Further, soldiers network and talk to one another. We checked a few online spaces that attract current or former military members, and these remarks were a topic of great interest—and not to the President’s benefit. Two days ago, a poll by The Military Times revealed that 41.3% of active-duty soldiers planned to vote for Joe Biden, while 37.4% planned to vote for Trump. This is very poor for a sitting Republican president, and the new reporting from The Atlantic certainly isn’t going to help the President close the gap.
We always bring receipts, Lord Damp Nut, you should know by now that we’re on to you.
UPDATE 1: The WaPo confirms that Cadet Bone Spurs referred to fallen U.S. troops as “losers” and “suckers.”
UPDATE 3: Related? USA Today—
In a heretofore unpublicized recent memo, the Pentagon delivered an order to shutter Stars and Stripes, a newspaper that has been a lifeline and a voice for American troops since the Civil War. The memo orders the publisher of the news organization (which now publishes online as well as in print) to present a plan that “dissolves the Stars and Stripes” by Sept. 15 including “specific timeline for vacating government owned/leased space worldwide.”
“The last newspaper publication (in all forms) will be September 30, 2020,” writes Col. Paul Haverstick Jr., the memo’s author.
UPDATE 4: A repeat of a perennial lie:
Signed in 2014, which means… The Kenyan Usurper signed it into law, not Lord Damp Nut!
UPDATE 5: Nieman Labs sees the same connection as us –
UPDATE 6: He’s losing Fox News!