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Trump Supporters: ‘Ridiculous And Stupid’ Impeachment Is A ‘Waste Of Time’ | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

December 11, 2019

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  • Reply Don't look at my username December 11, 2019 at 6:51 am

    Delusional morons

  • Reply Jis Yang December 11, 2019 at 6:53 am

    Ridiculous and stupid is the Trumpard like you sir.

    These Trumpkistanis don’t even try to defend and rationalize Trump’s crimes. They don’t care about the country. They just care about what they feel.

  • Reply AppleCoreCafe December 11, 2019 at 6:56 am

    Trump simply makes people feel good about their lifetimes of tremendous stupidity.

  • Reply A. A December 11, 2019 at 7:02 am

    Well that's what happens when Fox is your only source of news people

  • Reply Big DWP December 11, 2019 at 7:02 am

    The dumbest people in the history of the human race, the Trump supporters. ???

  • Reply Dan Ozomatli December 11, 2019 at 7:04 am

    Hershey. Lmfao

  • Reply Pat Riot December 11, 2019 at 7:07 am

    – She [Rebekah Mercer] loved me. She was like, Oh we need more of your type on our side!

    Your type?

    – The gays. She loved the gays. So did Steve [Bannon]. He saw us as early adopters. He figured, if you can get the gays on board, everyone else will follow. It’s why he was so into the whole Milo [Yiannopoulos] thing.

    Robert Mercer was a pioneer in AI and machine translation. He helped invent algorithmic trading – which replaced hedge fund managers with computer programs – and he listened to Wylie’s pitch. It was for a new kind of political message-targeting based on an influential and groundbreaking 2014 paper researched at Cambridge’s Psychometrics Centre, called: – Computer-based personality judgments are more accurate than those made by humans.

    – In politics, the money man is usually the dumbest person in the room. Whereas it’s the opposite way around with Mercer, says Wylie. – He said very little, but he really listened. He wanted to understand the science. And he wanted proof that it worked.

    Carole Cadwalladr
    The Guardian

    Wylie, who worked for SCL, the British-based parent of Cambridge Analytica, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Cambridge Analytica hired hackers to collect data it then used against opponents of its political clients.

    Allegations of the improper use of data for 87 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by Trump's 2016 election campaign, have led to investigations in the United States and Europe.

    Bannon worked on Trump's campaign and became a White House aide when Trump took office in January 2017. Bannon left in August 2017.

    Wylie, who has provided reports about how the firm used data Facebook collected, on Wednesday described discussions at the company about suppressing the vote, exploiting racial tensions, and testing campaign slogans in 2014 for use in the 2016 election.

    – One of the things that did provoke me to leave was the beginnings of discussions of voter disengagement, I have seen documents reference and I recall conversations that it was intended to focus on African-American voters, Wylie said.

    – The company learned that there were segments of the population that responded to messages like 'drain the swamp' or images of border walls or indeed paranoia about the 'deep state' that weren't necessarily reflected in mainstream polling or mainstream political discourse that Steve Bannon was interested in to help build his movement, Wylie said.

    Another witness who testified to the judiciary committee, Tufts University associate professor Eitan Hersh, said he was "skeptical" of the effectiveness that such political messaging and targeting. – No person is persuadable all the time, he said.

    Mark Hosenball

    – This was Steve Bannon's baby," said former contractor Christopher Wylie, who described Cambridge Analytica as "Bannon's arsenal of weaponry to wage a culture war on America using military strategies."

    Bannon wanted to use the sorts of aggressive messaging tactics usually reserved for geopolitical conflicts to move the US electorate further to the right, Wylie said. He had already directed a series of anti-establishment, conservative documentary films and presided over the far-right website Breitbart News, but Cambridge Analytica would mark another step in his overall ambitions to transform the nation.

    With financial backing from hedge-fund billionaire Robert Mercer, Bannon co-founded Cambridge Analytica in 2013 as the US-branch of Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) Group, a British company that advertises how it has conducted "behavioral change" programs in more than 60 countries.

    Wylie described Cambridge Analytica as – Steve Bannon and Robert Mercer using a foreign, military contractor … to use some of the same techniques that the military uses … on the American electorate.

    Curt Devine, Donie O'Sullivan and Drew Griffin

    QAnon fans are applying this same participatory behavior that we have celebrated in fiction fandom to real-world political drama. And why not? The boundaries between politics and entertainment have been collapsing for years. The entire Trump presidency operates like Reality TV, completely divorced from any real stakes or substance.

    That’s what makes this all so terrifying. Do these people really believe that Tom Hanks and Hillary Clinton are personally running a massive pedophilia ring? Really??? But consider this: Trump announced at a rally this week that the farmers being harmed by his stupid trade war had told him “we can take it.” No actual farmers said that to him. We all know that. But it’s a little thing, just part of the story we are all interacting with.

    The pulsating heart of the QAnon theory is not a lunatic fringe denying the real consequences of a failing presidency. The heart of it is a devoted fan base constructing elaborate theories to make the story more fun and engaging. And if you start from the premise that nothing government does matters, then it’s easy to come along for the ride. There’s no real difference between Hillary Clinton and the Smoke Monster. They’re both just characters on the television.

    That’s what alarms me most about the growth of QAnon. It’s not that these people are unhinged and possibly armed. It’s that we’ve lost the capacity to treat civics, governance, and public affairs as though they have actual stakes with actual consequences. The premise of the Trump presidency is that nothing matters, so you should root for your side and heckle the opposing team. He encourages his supporters to treat Democrats and journalists like a rival fan base.

    David Karpf

  • Reply Lisa Kuzma December 11, 2019 at 7:08 am

    God love ‘em, they’re brainwashed.

  • Reply Monkey Business Media LLC December 11, 2019 at 7:09 am

    bless their impoverished hearts. Jesus was very abusive to them.

  • Reply NO-ORWELLIAN Dystopia December 11, 2019 at 7:11 am

    we need to raise awareness of what multiple cities are claiming that the Trump campaign has not paid them back for those added beefed up security and police officer over time of controlling traffic costs, its The Crushing Cost Of Trump Rallies often don't trump campaign don't pay.

  • Reply NO-ORWELLIAN Dystopia December 11, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Hershey the Dutch Country , go figure.

  • Reply Lorenzo Montoya December 11, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Trump: Moron champion of the chronically stupid

  • Reply David J December 11, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Fox, Trump and his cultists engage in an Orwellian phenomenon called "Feel Facts." Kellyanne referred to it as "alternative facts."
    Feel facts are things that are clearly not true, but they just feel like they should be true.?
    So if you're looking to join a cult, and be totally divorced from reality, then feel facts are the way to go. All things are possible with feel facts.?

  • Reply saloantero December 11, 2019 at 7:16 am

    They sound like exactly what Trump tweets. So sad that facts don't matter to these people.

  • Reply Whataboutyouman? December 11, 2019 at 7:16 am

    His base is stupid and ridiculous. Brain-damaged or brain-less. Wow…. They don't even understand what the U.S. is all about.

  • Reply David J December 11, 2019 at 7:17 am

    Trump's cultists are all afraid of being accused of "thoughtcrimes" if they say anything that contradicts Trump's words.

    "Ignorance is Strength." This is the official moto of the cult known as Trumpism.  We know this because of Trump sycophants like Kellyanne, who promotes the idea of "alternative facts." And Rudy Giuliani, who famously declared that " truth isn't truth."

    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party (Trump) is always right."
    — George Orwell, 1984

    In George Orwell's novel 1984, a Thoughtcrime is the criminal act of holding beliefs that oppose or question the Party. Thoughtcrime is thinking of anything that the Thought Police and the Party deem is illegal. Doubting the party line, or thinking anything contrary to the Party's message..

    Within Trump's cult, he has a name for those who commit "Thoughtcrimes" against him, like questioning his actions, and calling out his lies, Trump refers to these people as "Never Trumpers."

  • Reply Randall Martin December 11, 2019 at 7:17 am

    These comments are funny. Brainwashed big city morons who don’t have a clue. The media in these areas have done a fantastic job of influencing the masses. I live in a metropolitan area and most of the people I ask about politics reply “ well I heard, or I was told”. Completely uninformed idiots. They just believe what they hear.

  • Reply NO-ORWELLIAN Dystopia December 11, 2019 at 7:17 am

    Republican's Dutch love a Crafty CONing Crook to rule over them. It's their checkbooks and bank accounts that matter.

  • Reply Kurmark Panzer Grenadier December 11, 2019 at 7:18 am

    Yep! Some Americans are that Stupid! Well Trump does appeal to the lowest common denominator. Pennsylvania has some real lowlife. I still remember Rick Rectorum!

  • Reply Everblue Freediving December 11, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Meanwhile, today Trump and co were on their knees for Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov…. like the traitors they are….

  • Reply Biggus Dickus December 11, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Trumpanzees are upset. Wah! Wah! Wah! ?

  • Reply lead dog December 11, 2019 at 7:20 am

    trumps not taking a paycheck .we're getting our monies worth

  • Reply NO-ORWELLIAN Dystopia December 11, 2019 at 7:24 am

    tRump doesn't take a paycheck, He gets subsidies and a massive Corporate interprize tax break

  • Reply 3LD December 11, 2019 at 7:25 am

    These people are so incredibly shortsighted and ignorant of history, their enabling could mean the end of our great Democratic experiment.

  • Reply 3LD December 11, 2019 at 7:26 am

    These people think he is a victim, just like these people see themselves. How sad.

  • Reply cheers to wrestling channel December 11, 2019 at 7:28 am

    Bunch of knuckle dragging mouth breathers

  • Reply P J December 11, 2019 at 7:29 am

    tRump turds are ridiculously stupid people. Whenever I've talked to one I've always left feeling frustrated & as if it was a total waste of time.

  • Reply Sharon Mores December 11, 2019 at 7:33 am

    Trump's base is still very naive. This shows that they don't care about justice or are not even aware of our American constitution. Clearly they have chosen to follow someone that lies and is charasmatic, just like Hitler was. Who cares what swing state you are in. This is America and we must make sure the wool is not covering all of our eyes!

  • Reply woss December 11, 2019 at 7:33 am

    MSNBC: You put the colon in the wrong place. It goes before 'Impeachment'.

  • Reply Raffaele Folino-Gallo December 11, 2019 at 7:34 am

    My god …America has gone mad ? Sad day if you think trump is a good present ..

  • Reply E Maccabee December 11, 2019 at 7:34 am

    MSNBC = chinese owned

  • Reply Halloween Knight December 11, 2019 at 7:35 am

    It's okay "ridiculous and stupid" Trump supporters, let's just call all of Donald's lies and criminality "dozens of coincidences", like lightning striking the same place dozens of times is just a coincidence.

  • Reply Renny Smith December 11, 2019 at 7:35 am

    Did you see the traitorous smile he shared with laverov in the Oval office?

  • Reply jaymtl79 December 11, 2019 at 7:36 am

    The really sad part is those inbred morons are the ones that go out and vote in droves. And thanx to the electoral college they win.

  • Reply Raging Monk December 11, 2019 at 7:36 am

    Republicans have Stockholm Syndrome.

  • Reply Jordan December 11, 2019 at 7:38 am

    Trump supporters think everything they don't like is a waste of time.

  • Reply Sandra Arnal December 11, 2019 at 7:39 am

    What the h$!! Is wrong with these people, 45 said it, it came out of 45 mouth. None so blind as those who will not see.

  • Reply Nothingberder December 11, 2019 at 7:40 am

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  • Reply Arman D December 11, 2019 at 7:44 am

    Abusive actors should be stopped because the abuse may be directed against others now, but there will come a time when it will be directed against you. Laws are there to protect everyone from such acts.

  • Reply 26michaeluk December 11, 2019 at 7:45 am

    His base are in a cult and there's no getting through to them either.

  • Reply Billy Joyner December 11, 2019 at 7:47 am

    These are simply people who are only comfortable in their bubble. The outside world of truth has scary things that don't jive with what they choose to believe.

  • Reply Dvid perez December 11, 2019 at 7:50 am

    Exactly there are consequences either way. He had his chance.

  • Reply T B December 11, 2019 at 7:51 am

    Trump supporters will all pay dearly once they realize just how ignorant they are!

  • Reply Pauline Gonzales December 11, 2019 at 7:52 am

    These people are ridiculous they all look so stupid and uneducated f trump

  • Reply DragonFae16 December 11, 2019 at 7:57 am

    Such a great job? Really??? What has he done but hurt the middle and lower class of Americans? Brainwashed base will end up crying when they realize how they've been duped.

  • Reply Jason Tuscaloosa December 11, 2019 at 7:57 am

    It's crazy how ignorant Trump supporters are…

  • Reply CJ Detroit December 11, 2019 at 7:57 am

    No, the multiple Benghazi investigations were a waste of time. Defending the Constitution, and therefore our Democracy, is not a waste of time. The collective unintelligence of the brainwashed and minimally IQed cannot be the determining factor for whether or not we preserve our republic.

  • Reply J N December 11, 2019 at 8:00 am

    Let the Demorats do their going nowhere show.

  • Reply Goya Solidar December 11, 2019 at 8:03 am

    George Carlin was right. 'If you have selfish, ignorant citizens, you're gonna get selfish, ignorant leaders.'

  • Reply Ganiscol December 11, 2019 at 8:05 am

    trump is a traitor and everybody who supports him is un-american at best and a traitor at worst. #Tre45on

    And these people at the beginning of the clip may just be dumb as ? – in their defense.

  • Reply BbetrGODczU L December 11, 2019 at 8:07 am

    Ridiculous and stupid and waste if time, ….there he goes self deflecting himself again.

  • Reply Ed S December 11, 2019 at 8:07 am

    trump supporters are conspiracy believing gullible rubes

  • Reply Domepeace_ltd productions December 11, 2019 at 8:09 am

    Bidens obvious corruption has really divided the economically booming country.

  • Reply Ed S December 11, 2019 at 8:10 am

    I bet QAnon is a Russian operation.

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