Friday, January 12, 2018

Time Magazine's new cover.

From the article:  

For all the criticism of Wolff’s methods, much about the portrait rings true. Trump didn’t expect to win and, if he thought about it, probably didn’t want to. The campaign itself gave him the power and the glory and the profits. The office takes those away. In the terms he cares about–nuclear button notwithstanding–he is in many ways less powerful as President than he was a year ago. Candidates can say whatever they want about what they will do; Presidents are expected go out and do it. There’s more ridicule and much less freedom. Harry Truman’s “great white jail” is spartan compared with a life pinballing between Mar-a-Lago and Fifth Avenue. The rewards of the office, such as they are, aren’t rewarding to Trump, other than the pomp, the crowds, the chance to show off the Lincoln Bedroom or to see in our response an awe he does not share but likes provoking. The fuel that powers the presidency–the passion for ideas, the attachment to allies, the give and take of practical politics–gives him no energy. So this is an exhausting, even debilitating, life for a 71-year-old, much less one with little curiosity or sense of mission beyond self-interest. The most thin-skinned public figure imaginable has been exposed to the elements. And he doesn’t like them. 

All of this speaks to fitness, which is different than mental capacity or competence or proficiency with policy. It goes to wanting to learn, to grow into the role, to be tested by the office held by others in more difficult times, to make the best of the challenge history hands you. As portrayed in Fire and Fury, Trump is little interested in such things. He is a President who is almost annoyed by the office he holds. What an unhappy man he must be.

Time Magazine also said this about Wolff's book:  

Wolff’s book confirms what others have glimpsed or reported about the baroque character of the Trump White House. But it does so in detail so granular that it may become, even with its shortcomings, a definitive text on the 45th presidency.

Just going to go out on a limb here and say that the cover depicted above may become even more accurate once Trump hears about this. 


  1. Anonymous2:29 AM

    January 12, 2018 - 06:00 AM EST

    Obama discusses racism, avoids Trump talk on Letterman's new show

    Former President Barack Obama opens up about everything from racism to sending his daughter off to college in an interview with David Letterman, billed as the former president's first TV talk show appearance since leaving the White House.

    But the one topic Obama doesn’t get into: President Trump.

    The former president is the inaugural guest on Letterman's new Netflix show, “My Next Guest Needs no Introduction,” premiering Friday.

    Read more at:

    1. Anonymous7:33 AM

      he doesn't need to talk trash about trash. Obama is a class act and the fact he is still there is comforting. trump will watch every second and accuss Obama of crimes.

  2. Anonymous2:52 AM

    The president accuses FBI agent removed from Mueller's team of TREASON for sending anti-Trump texts to his mistress

    • When speaking to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, President Trump accused the FBI agent removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of 'treason'

    • The agent in question was Peter Strzok, who was removed last summer following the discovery of anti-Trump text messages

    • Strzok had shared the messages with FBI lawyer Lisa Page, with whom he was having an affair

    • Trump interpreted the texts to mean that if Hillary Clinton lost the election, they would move onto 'phase two' and try to get Trump out of office '

    • That is a treasonous act. What he tweeted to his loewr is a treasonous act,' the president said, confusing texting and tweeting 

    Read more at Daily Mail

    1. Anonymous5:06 AM

      So now someone has to explain treason to him,hint working with russians to rig election and don't tell me it isn't treason because we aren't at war with russia,we are at cyber war with them,close enough.

    2. Anonymous5:07 AM

      Well if it was trump's interpretation we know it was wrong.

  3. Anonymous3:12 AM

    'Just going to go out on a limb here and say that the cover depicted above may become even more accurate once Trump here's about this.'

    -Predicted Trumplethinskin reaction: Tweet: "FAKE NEWS! I have more hair than that!"

    Seriously, it's not as if he wasn't warned. He *had* to have known what he was getting int-

    NAAAAaaaahhh.....Trumplethinskin's omnipotent, omniscient, was BORN for the Office! He *loves* working in 'The Dump'! /s

    1. Anonymous5:08 AM

      Fake hair

    2. Anonymous7:30 AM

      i'm sure he is still mad that he wasn't "person of the year". those stupid c@#$%%ts, how dare they chose them over me! i am the most important stable genius of all time!! I AM GOD! (we have a man in our church who is trump's twin> Chauncey has told people he is god on a number of occasions).

    3. WA Skeptic6:21 PM

      See, DJT told you he was going to be on the cover of TIME. And because it's only an artistic rendition of his image, it's much easier to look at that a photograph.

  4. Anonymous3:53 AM

    Boo hoo hoo,little Donnie is scamming the taxpayers out of a lot of money,maybe more than his failed businesses are making.

    If he hates it so much,no one is stopping him from resigning,especially the citizens of this cocover,heck we'll even write the letter for him,all he needs to do is sign it.
    They forgot to show his lying pants on fire on the cover.

    1. Anonymous5:03 AM

      Opps darn phone: citizens of this country.

  5. Anonymous4:04 AM

    "hears about this." He'll have to hear about it-he surely won't read it himself. Must be tough when your 12 year old is smarter than you are. Not that Trump spends a second with The Barron. I have rarely seen such and unhappy family. Resign, Donnie. With our blessing. Hey, we'll even throw you a big parade.

    1. Anonymous7:25 AM

      parties, with strippers! all your republican pals! rich perverts! your nazi sons! the best chocolate cake ever! big macs! whatever you want!!

  6. Anonymous4:42 AM

    The Yale University psychology professor who called President Trump “mentally impaired” appears to lack a valid license to practice psychiatry in her home state of Connecticut.

    The professor, Bandy Lee, made the headlines over the past few days when she made a diagnosis of the president as suffering from a “mental impairment” that would disqualify him from the highest office in the land.

    Following Lee’s comments, the American Psychiatric Association released a statement on Tuesday warning members of its profession to refrain from making public diagnoses of public figures like Trump without a proper medical exam.

    The professor, who has met with lawmakers in Capitol Hill to talk about the issue, is now facing scrutiny amid allegations that she is not licensed to practice psychology in Connecticut.

    1. Anonymous5:56 AM

      I guess we'll hear no more comments from the medical field about the country's erstwhile leader. We're left to draw our own conclusions. I wonder who got to the Amer. Psychiatric Ass'n? Potential very rich donors to medical schools?

    2. Anonymous7:22 AM

      so what? she can make all the comments she wants after they pull her license. other states will be delighted to have her. funny, if some one had spoken about Obama like this the republicans would have been delighted, and would have tried to have him committed for being a democrat, and more importantly, black. still burning over that, trump? every one is better than you!

    3. Anonymous8:13 AM

      Loving the excuse factory from nimrods that fall from this kind of crap so easily, even make excuses.

      5:56: " I wonder who got to the Amer. Psychiatric Ass'n?"

      LOLOLOLOL. Oh yes, certainly they have been compromised, you know, upholding the same standards of practice and patient diagnoses as they always have!

    4. Anonymous1:14 PM

      If she was at Yale, she doesn't need to be licensed in the State. University professors are exempt from state licensing requirements. Otherwise they would never get any professors to move to another university. I know a lot of university professors, they don't have to be licensed in my state to teach. Usually they don't have practices outside the university. Just licensed in the State they originally got their training and took their boards.

    5. Anonymous2:15 PM

      Well she really wasn't practicing all 1:14, at least not in any ethically medical professional or accepted way, which should be obvious to all... but just in case persons don't understand:

      "the ethical stance of the American Psychiatric Association that psychiatrists should never offer diagnostic opinions about people they haven't personally examined.

      Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, former president for the American Psychiatric Association, has said that the book is 'not a serious, scholarly, civic-minded work, but simply tawdry, indulgent, fatuous tabloid psychiatry.'"

  7. Anonymous5:11 AM

    Trump is not going to London to open the new embassy because Obama gave away prime real estate.

    Lie #2020 it was Bush that moved the embassy,besides the Brits don't want him there.

    1. Anonymous7:15 AM

      can you see him shoving 95 year old Queen Elisabeth aside to get the best photo? the Brits would lynch him.

    2. Anonymous8:19 AM

      7:15 AM - unfortunately, yes I can.

    3. Anonymous11:29 AM

      And break the royal carriage with his lard ass

  8. Anonymous7:13 AM

    if he hates it so much then he can step down. every one would be happy with him then.

    1. Anonymous7:22 AM

      I'm beginning to think that's his only way out without jail time.

  9. Anonymous8:00 AM

    tinydjt's excluded.
    "Rodriguez has continued to use the same orange color for Trump’s face ever since the original “Meltdown” cover. “Part of what I was trying to do was establish this brand, that I can do anything to this image and you can see it anywhere"

  10. Anonymous8:03 AM


Don't feed the trolls!
It just goes directly to their thighs.