[Ads-l] Since no one else has asked...

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 23 12:28:32 EDT 2017


A completely different CNN individual explains that by calling the players
"son of a bees," the President was "also insulting their mothers."

JL

On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 12:19 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Another CNN individual (highly paid) pronounced it "DOE-tard" and
> explained that it meant "a lunatic."
>
> In a related development, the President suggested to an enthusiastic crowd
> in Alabama that any NFL player who kneels during the national anthem
> ("disrespects the flag") is a "son of a bitch."
>
> "Get him off the field!" shouted the President. "He's FIRED!!!!"
>
> (To be fair, he was only stating what he believed the audience thought NFL
> owners *should* say.  *He* wasn't saying it. So you can't accuse him of
> demagoguery or anything.)
>
> JL
>
> JL
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> JL
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> On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Brett Bydairk <time-ghost at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Chris Hayes of MSNBC also pronounced it that way.
>>
>>
>> Brett
>>
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>> Subject: Re: Since no one else has asked...
>>
>> Somebody on CNN ventured "dottard."
>>
>> You know, from "dottering."
>>
>> JL
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:46 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> > Happens to the best of us, comrade.
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