• @Rottcodd
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    728 months ago

    Years ago, there was a poster that would periodically pop up on the IMDb boards and post a bunch of really bizarre paranoid delusions in a few hours, then vanish again. The story around the boards was that she was a mental patient, and she’d slip away from her institution for a while and post, then they’d take her back.

    I’m reminded of her every time I read one of Trump’s rants, because they sound exactly the same.

    • kamenLady.
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      8 months ago

      It always almost reads like the rant of a toddler, certain points, like when he goes Y’ALL GO TO HELL! ( Edit: I’m phrasing here ) I think he screams out in real life all the words he writes in capitals, while writing the rant.

      Even the way he lists all the “bad people” throughout his rant, it’s all in all pretty infantile, but also petty and fucking creepy. It’s so unreal.

      • @CompostMaterial
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        328 months ago

        When he was in office, I had a chrome extension that changed the font of all his tweets to look like a toddler wrote them in crayons. Reading it that way made the font match the message and helped soften the existential crisis.

      • TechyDad
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        98 months ago

        It’s also a horrid run on sentence. I’m no English teacher, but I want to grab a red pen and start correcting the whole thing. It might save time to just cross the entire thing out and write a big F across Trump’s forehead. It can stand for both Fail and Fascist!

        • Admiral Patrick
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          I was an English TA for 3 semesters, and the urge to unsheathe and wield the Red Pen of Pedantry was strong during his term. Ultimately, it was going to be a never-ending battle, so I just gave up.

      • @[email protected]
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        48 months ago

        It’s interesting the parallels between Trump and Alex Jones. Both now have their empires on the chopping block for things they’ve said, and both are behaving in much the same way.