11:57just people who perhaps and perhaps forreal reasons feel like that they havebeen made to suffer in some way and thenthey use him as a tool to inflictsuffering on others so we’re all evenit’s it’s zero something there is a maxboot wrote about this recently thatthere is a the president you knowconservatives used to make fun ofliberals for victimhood that they werealways portraying themselves as victimsaccording to conservatives but nowDonald Trump I mean he is promoting asense of victimhood that is seemsappealing to a lot of the peoplelistening to him that that there that heand they are being discriminated thathe’s such a strong Christian as he toldChris Cuomo once after a debate that youknow that’s why the IRS is auditing himallegedly nowho’ve actually offered sure I agreewith you that is one of the appeals ofDonald Trump is that there are peoplewho feel that the strangely feel likethey are like him or that he is likethemwhen I don’t know anyone like him andbut he says you and me are the same andI am being victimizedtherefore I understand your experiencebut a he’s not being victimized and he’slike no one he’s more of the gold spoonin his mouth and maybe he is likeeverybody else I don’t know I supposepeople have a commonality but the oddthing about the president is that wedirectly know nothing about him we don’tknow his we don’t need we don’t havestupid things
- we don’t have school grades
- we don’t know his actual skin color
- we don’t know what his actual hair is like
- we don’t know what he’s worth
- we don’t know anything about his conversations with other world leaders
we don’t know anything about him that’s the odd part except
for a guy who likes to always have a camera pointed at him
and always talked about himself
I don’t there’s very little we can say about himwith certainty on a serious level does
WE KNOW, WE KNOW IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A CASE FOR A WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST YOU HAVE TO PRESENT AIRTIGHT EVIDENCE LIKE THIS VIEL, FULL OF SWEET N LOW, THIS MEETING CAME AFTER THEADMINISTRATION SENT AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER, A BOMBER GROUP AND OTHER WARSHIPS IT TO THE PERSIAN GULF REGION.THEY WERE DEPLOYED FROM THEIR PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENT PATROLLING THE MEXICAN BORDER.THEN, THEN THE ACTING DEFENSE SECRETARY WENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND PRESENTED AN UPDATED MILITARY PLAN THAT ENVISIONEDSENDING AS MANY AS 120,000 TROOPS TO THE MIDDLE EAST. RISING TENSIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, AMERICAN MILITARY MOVE TO THE REGION BASED ON QUESTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE, THE WORST THROWBACK THURSDAY EVER.(LAUGHTER) AND, (APPLAUSE) AND I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY. SO DOES DONALD TRUMP. ACCORDING TO SOURCES IN THE WHITE HOUSE, HE IS NOT COMFORTABLE WITH ALL THIS REGIME CHANGE TALK. WHICH TO HIS EARS ECOS THE DISCUSSION OF REMOVING IRAQI PRESIDENT SADDAM HUSSEIN BEFORE THE 2003 U.S. INVASION. I’M JUST GOING TO SAY THIS AND I KNOW IT WILL NEVER BE USED OUTOF CONTEXT, THANK GOD DONALD TRUMP IS OUR PRESIDENT. (LAUGHTER) TRUMP IS — BECAUSE IN THIS CASE TRUMP IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT HERE.(LAUGHTER) TRUMP IS — BECAUSE IN THIS CASE TRUMP IS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT HERE. AND IF ANYONE KNOWS HOW NOT TO GO TO WAR, IT IS DONALD TRUMP.(LAUGHTER) ACCORDING TO, ACCORDING TO ADMINISTRATION SOURCES TRUMP PREFERS A DIPLOMATIC APPROACH TO RESOLVING TENSIONS AND WANTS TO SPEAK DIRECTLY WITH IRAN’SLEADERS.GREAT, TRUMP WILL GET A CHANCE TO BREAK OUT HIS DIPLOMATIC CHARMS WHEN HE MEETS AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI.ST A PLEASURE TO MEET YOU MUSLIM WIZARD.(LAUGHTER) REALLY NICE, I LIKE THE PLACE.MR. DUMBLEDORE OF THE DESERT, PLEASE DON’T PUT A SPELL ON ME.I COME IN PEACE.NOW LET’S SEE THAT FLYING CARPET, WHERE WE GOT THAT.OH, WHOLE NEW WORLD, A NEW FANTASTIC DON’T YOU DARE CLOSEYOUR EYES.♪ CARPET OVER THERE.APPARENTLY THE OFFICIAL PUSHING THIS WAR IS NATIONAL SECURITYADVISOR AND CARTOON BEAVER ASKING YOU TO LITTER JOHNBOLTON.BOLTON HAS ADVOCATED REGIME CHANGE IN IRAQ, LIBYA, SYRIA, NORTH KOREA, VENEZUELA AND IRAN.IT IT IS ALL PROMOTING HIS BUSINESS QUAGMIRES ARE US.I WANNA BLOW EM ALL UP, I’M A QUAGMIRE KID, THERE’S A MILLION BOMBS THAT I COULD DROP TO KILL THEM ALL WITH.(APPLAUSE) NOW MORE PLANES, MORE BOMBS.♪ SO WHO IS GOING TO WIN THIS ARGUMENT?THE PRESIDENT OR HIS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR.IT’S HARD TO TESM THE PRESIDENT WAS ASKED ABOUT IT THIS MORNING.>> MR. PRESIDENT, ARE WE GOING TO WAR WITH>> I HOPE NOT.(LAUGHTER) I HOPE NOT BUT NO ONE COULD(LAUGHTER) I HOPE NOT BUT NO ONE COULDPREDICT WHAT THAT MAGIC EIGHT BALL IS GOING TO TELL ME NEXT.TRUMP DENY THERE IS ANY CONFLICT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE CONFLICT WITHIRAN TWEETING THE FAKE NEWS “WASHINGTON POST” AND EVEN MOREFAKE NEWS “NEW YORK TIMES,” ARE WRITING STORIES THAT THERE ISIN-FIGHTING WITH RESPECT TO MY STRONG POLICY IN THE MIDDLEEAST.THERE IS NO IN-FIGHTING WHATSOEVER DOT DOT DOT DOT DOTDOT DOT.DIFFERENT OPINIONS ARE EXPRESSED AND I MAKE A DECISIVE AND FINALDECISION, IT IS A VERY SIMPLE PROCESS, ALL SIDES, VIEWS ANDPOLICIES ARE COVERED.I AM SURE THAT IRAN WILL WANT TO TALK SOON, K, THINGS ARE PROCEEDING SMOOTHLY.EVERYONE GETS A CHANCE TO LAY OUT THEIR OPINION AND THEN IIGNORE THEM ALL AND IT’S BACK TO MR. EIGHT BALL.HERE WE GO HERE WE GO.HERE WE GO.KEEP SAYING EIGHT, I DON’T UNDERSTAND.(LAUGHTER) NOW THEY HAVEN’T REALLYCOMMUNICATED THEIR RATIONALE FOR WAR WITH IRAN TO THE AMERICANPEOPLE.OR THE– PART LEIGH BECAUSE THERE HAS NOT BEEN AN OFFICIALBRIEFING FROM THE PENTAGON SPOKESMAN IN ALMOST A YEAR.BUT WITH THIS LOOMING CONFRONTATION, WHAT THEY BELIEVEIS GOING TO BE AGAINST A BURGEONING NUCLEAR POWER THEADMINISTRATION TOOK ACTION.HE HAD SENT OUT GENE SIMMONS.(LAUGHTER) THAT’S NOT A MOCK-UP 6789 AND IJUST WANT TO SAY WHAT THE HELL, WE’RE ON THE BRINK OF A WAR ANDGENE SIMMONS IS AT THE PENTAGON PODIUM?THAT IS RIDICULOUS.YOU COULDN’T GET KID ROCK?
Stephen tries to pin down the notoriously evasive former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.