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Donald Trump Was Full of Sh*t In His State of the Union Address

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I’ve been writing about my distaste for Donald J. Trump since I was 15 years old, just in covering the basics of his racism, sexism, sexual assault allegations, and xenophobia, among other things.

But watching his 2020 State of the Union address reignited the intense irritation I’ve always felt towards his political career and his repugnant character.The speech was a predictably very partisan, cleaned-up version of one of his rally speeches. He read entirely from his speech, which included none of his famous ad-libs. I would bet my left kidney that he did not write that speech as it was far too eloquent sounding for him, but that’s beside the point.All of the quotes discussed here come directly from Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address.

The vision I will lay out this evening demonstrates how we are building the world’s most prosperous and encloses — an inclusive society, one where every citizen can join in America’s unparalleled success and every community can take part in America’s extraordinary rise.

Ah yes, because when I think of the effect the Trump administration has had on the culture of America, “inclusive society” definitely is the first thing that comes to mind. I am convinced Trump’s speechwriter is being kept in a closet in the White House and hasn’t been allowed to leave since 2017.

Our agenda is relentlessly pro-worker, pro- family, pro-growth, and, most importantly, pro-American.

Yeah, pro-family, until it comes to separating families at the southern border. Pro-worker until its time to pay them LIVABLE wages.

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