December 10, 2017

Yes, Godwin's Law just rolled over and died during this segment.

Trump's former campaign operative told Sunday's Fox and Friends that Rep. Nancy Pelosi a "stooge" and then claimed Trump's willpower is responsible for the strong economy.

Bossie, who is hawking his ghostwritten Trump cult book became very shrill when asked to discuss the media. He went on and on about how they lie and that media lies are why Trump tweets so much.

Co-host and supreme suck-up Pete Hegseth read some of Nancy Pelosi's criticisms from a NY Times article about Trump that had him all lathered up.

He read this quote from Nancy Pelosi. "The bigger problem, the thing people need to understand, is that he was utterly unprepared for this. It would be like you or me going into a room and being asked to perform brain surgery. When you have a lack of knowledge as great as his, it can be bewildering.”

Hegseth wonders if the NY Times would write an article like that about President Obama. Obviously not.

Bossie replied, "That's shameful. Nancy Pelosi is a stooge, and when you say something like that just that is so benign, for sheer political purposes to try and pile on the narrative of the fake news divisions of the New York Times and others, it is, it's just preposterous and it's one of the reasons why Donald Trump got elected in the first place."

Ahhh, no. Racism, misogyny, the media that he hates and the FBI is why Trump won.

He said Trump came to fix the status quo.

He continued, "Under Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama, the stagnant economy, 1.2, 1.4% growth and under President Trump, you have 3.3, over 3% for the last two quarters. You have an economy that is expanding in droves. Jobs numbers like we've never seen 2.2 million new jobs, just in the last year alone."

This is a lie, of course. "The highest monthly job gain under Trump -- 232,000 -- was exceeded in 28 separate months on Obama’s watch."

This chart shows that the job gains under Trump were actually lower than each of the last six years of February-to-August job gains for Obama, except for one year -- 2012.<

He continued, "And the vibrant economy through his shear force of his will on one hand and his deregulatory pen in the other."

This is a new Trump suck-up phrase.

Trump's willpower is creating jobs!

Trump masters mind over matter.

Trump is Svengali.

Trump is Houdini.

But Bossie is another guy, a certain German propagandist. Triumph of the Will indeed.

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