We are like a country full of people desperately seeking attention.
I’ve been a casual observer and commentator on what I find shockingly funny and silly from people willing to step out in public and drop their diapers to get that attention. think there is.
Whether you’re a 24-year-old clueless racist, fomenting hate, and showing up at the former president’s Golden Disco Palace in Florida for attention, you’re sure to sniff out the ’80s spray vibes. can do. A man who made history by becoming the first twice-impeached ex-president to announce a re-run for the White House historically early because he didn’t have a tan or craves attention.
either way? You are an attention addict, a whore, an addict. Please select a title. Same thing, “whores” might be more accurate, since most of these people manipulate other people for money and aren’t just innocent junkies. may actually be the most accurate term, but probably not the most favored. Political whores bear little resemblance to it. I’m spinning a trick.
With Trump firmly established as the premier political whore today, we must recognize that his race exists elsewhere in popular culture as well. The billionaire robber baron who bought his own media or social media empire and then causes riots either out of lust or disdain, but is sure to grab attention. It’s a real game.
Or, like social media trolls, you can hide behind bushes, happily fueling the fire but avoiding responsibility in search of the notoriety you so desperately want.
The world continues to oscillate between insanity and dysfunction, with occasional stops in reality just to check our luggage and make sure our bills are paid.
These days, even the nominally sane Republican on Capitol Hill (Nominal being the necessary qualifiers) were firmly entwined in the impostor’s mutual embrace. They are, Note And money — fertile ground where many political parasites have thrived in the past.
now? Some Republican lawmakers are metaphorically running away from Trump, literally running away from reporters asking about Josh Hawley/”fire tanks” in action whenever Trump is mentioned – especially if a few specific reporters are Republican slamming Trump while remaining safely anonymous because he refuses to give the United States a safe haven. what’s their beef? Don’t they want attention?
How vocally some of those Republicans might pretend to be offended by Trump’s current actions. Securely re-tie at the rear.
Nick Fuentes, the attention-grabbing, Nazi-loving, Holocaust-denying, far-right 24-year-old, is at the center of Trump’s latest gaffe.
Trump’s response to the fuss over dinner with Fuentes is, “I don’t even know who that guy is.” It’s a good old fashioned reaction in Donald’s melodramatic mental arsenal. Of course, that means he knows the guy perfectly well. Just ask George Papadopoulos, or anyone else Donald said that about his sleazy past.
But the press long ago abandoned that feeling of yelling out most of his lies. , relies too much on the audience attention he gets from Trump. , most of us are here for a ride, strapped to a roller coaster.
That’s what most grifters understand, including but not limited to Elon Musk and Donald Trump. You can’t give Trump the benefit of the doubt. If you haven’t seen it, congratulations: you’re Mark.
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Musk is another eligible rich man in the Trump Club who gets the benefit of the doubt – and like Trump, he’s given it far more often than he deserves it.
Under the banner of restoring “free speech” to his recently purchased Twitter empire, Musk has embraced increasingly significant changes that render his claims untenable. Giving a pardon to Trump and other hate men has sparked the ire of another media powerhouse, Apple, and the former golden boy of Tesla and SpaceX looks bruised today. But they’re getting his attention, and that’s exactly what Musk wants as he declares himself a patriot.
Musk was never an American friend. he’s my only friend He’s Trump’s long-lost pseudo-brother and desperate for the attention Trump has, Musk wants to suck up all the oxygen in the room. Twitter is his bid to get it. His claims of wanting a large community to share free speech on Twitter have become embarrassing.
Freedom of speech is not just a cacophony of whimsical crap from divisive trolls, each with access to the other’s “exclusive facts.” Musk has declared his company to be the future of journalism. Ha. If he wants to be a journalist, I’d say he should at least hire a copyeditor. I don’t know what a copy editor is any more than I know how to fix a problem. If you mean what he says about it, he should be reaching out to those of us who actually understand the issue by now. is also not getting much attention.
Musk isn’t solely responsible for this debacle. The media has a lot of responsibility in hero-worshipping him, Trump, and other so-called elite “geniuses” in the hope of access. Fewer and fewer street reporters know what their job is, and even fewer editors and managers know how to get the most out of them. Tell the truth to power? The truth is, the media has ceded its public powers to politicians and is now divided by the bandit barons they fell in long ago.
Some people are unable or unwilling to recognize the obvious facts of the Holocaust, the moon landing, the January 6th riots, the COVID pandemic, and climate change. An obsession with dangerous fiction has created a media environment dominated by demented human demons. That’s part of the reason why people like Fuentes, Orth his Keepers, Donald Trump, and Elon Musk get our attention.Their foolish followers cheer them on with the devotion of Christian zealots (and often that is Christian zealots), on the other hand, the rest of us recoil in fear, or laugh uncontrollably, or a combination of the two, often in the same breath. to collect.
These Attention Addicts Cheer Everything And Analyze It To Death themselvesFar from being repelled by those who find them intolerable, they enjoy the notoriety they get from critics. The adrenaline rush of attention drives them to even more outlandish antics. It’s like watching a toddler draw a picture on the living room wall with crayons and realize that out of nowhere their parents will appear. It’s magic.
But the dark arts come at a price. The successful prosecution of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes shows that reality can be harsh for those who go to great lengths for attention. Further analysis of this macabre behavior reveals that the perpetrators only get the extra attention they crave, even at their own expense. It’s morbid and dangerous.
It also makes me wonder how working at a homeless shelter, volunteering as a youth sports coach, or teaching a kindergarten could get them so much attention. Would you give up your morbid craving for something a little healthier? we don’t live in that world. We live in a world where boys can yell “Look at me!”
Again, when you look at Trump, Mask, and their ilk, you know the world is better off when they’re not near an imposing toddler. There is no need to pass it on to further generations. The price of ignorant mistakes must be paid by treating these people as adults.
You can’t go backwards. you can’t ignore them. You can’t pay too much attention. (No, literally. Nothing is too much for them.) You can only let the other person know that you have been deceived. As The Sworn Guardians discovered, and as Donald Trump will soon discover, you can prosecute the worst of them. But don’t let go. Someone needs to be a replacement parent for these spoiled, rotten, adult diaper-wearing crybaby.
Quit Twitter? Please. I will do my best to stay for a while. Trump, Musk, Fuentes, Matt Gates, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louis Gohmert, Jim Jordan, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, and many others probably have serious parental issues with their fathers. was holding
Slap them, change their diapers, give them time-outs, remove them from public places, and prosecute them if warranted. That is cultural parenting. And if you want attention, be careful what you want.
Or if you like the movie, “Play for the blood you say? That’s my game.” As Doc Holliday said, “I’m your Huckleberry.”
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