Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

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Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Ned Flounders » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:42 am

This would be hilarious if it weren't yet another example of how Trump still doesn't understand that presidents can't just bullshit their way through crises.

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Revelation Leaves South Koreans Feeling Cheated

SEOUL, South Korea — Just 10 days ago, when news broke that the Trump administration was sending the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the Korean Peninsula, many South Koreans feared a possible war with North Korea. Others cheered for Washington, calling the deployment a powerful symbol of its commitment to deterring the North.

On Wednesday, after it was revealed that the carrier strike group was actually thousands of miles away and had been sailing in the opposite direction, toward the Indian Ocean, it left South Koreans feeling bewildered, cheated and even manipulated by the United States, their country’s most important ally.

Trump’s lie over the Carl Vinson,” read a headline on the website of the newspaper JoongAng Ilbo on Wednesday. “Xi Jinping and Putin must have had a good jeer over this one.”


Sad!

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/19/worl ... .html?_r=0

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Shorty » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:27 pm

Maybe the Carrier had it's signals scrambled by Russian Electronic Warfare (REW).

Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with single 'electronic bomb'
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/04/19 ... -bomb.html

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Roy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:29 pm

Get back to me when you understand what is going on! :mrgreen:

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Ned Flounders » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:10 pm

The buck stops somewhere else!

Press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday the White House does not bear responsibility for public statements indicating that a U.S. aircraft carrier was headed for the Korean Peninsula earlier this month when it was, in fact, sailing in the opposite direction.

All questions as to why the USS Carl Vinson and its accompanying strike group were photographed traveling south past Indonesia after U.S. officials said the vessels would be deployed in the waters off the Korean Peninsula should be directed to the Pentagon and U.S. Pacific Command, Spicer said.


Nice work, guys.

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby PaleoLiberal » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:55 pm

How to increase tensions with North Korea, severely damage relations with South Korea, damage ties with China and Japan and make Trump the laughing stock of the planet in one move.
#MAGA

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Ned Flounders » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:20 am

PaleoLiberal wrote:#MAGA

I love the fact that Trump referred to his misplaced aircraft carrier as an "armada".

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby PaleoLiberal » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:30 am

Ned Flounders wrote:
PaleoLiberal wrote:#MAGA

I love the fact that Trump referred to his misplaced aircraft carrier as an "armada".


Make Armadas Great Again

#MAGA

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Cadfael » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:55 am

Dude. Where's my armada?

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Ned Flounders » Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:05 pm

Where'd my armada go?
#WMAG?

Korea Is Northeast But My Armada Is Steaming Southwest
#KINEBMAISSW

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Cadfael » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:28 pm

I'm kind of surprised this isn't getting the same mileage from Fox News as that fifty seven states thing. I thought they loved to publicize gaffes like that.

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby PaleoLiberal » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:32 pm

Cadfael wrote:I'm kind of surprised this isn't getting the same mileage from Fox News as that fifty seven states thing. I thought they loved to publicize gaffes like that.


Gee, it's almost like they treat Democrats and Republicans differently.

Nah. They're fair and balanced. What was I thinking?

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Roy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:11 pm

It is probably a good thing that you losers do not know what is going on. :mrgreen:

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:19 pm

Roy wrote:It is probably a good thing that you losers do not know what is going on. :mrgreen:

So you tell us what is going on, all-knowing-one.

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Ned Flounders » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:20 pm

Roy wrote:It is probably a good thing that you losers do not know what is going on. :mrgreen:

Says the guy who after eight years of news coverage and public debate still didn't realize that Obamacare and the ACA are the same thing.

:clap:

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Re: Trump misplaces aircraft carrier

Postby Roy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:12 pm

Ned Flounders wrote:
Roy wrote:It is probably a good thing that you losers do not know what is going on. :mrgreen:

Says the guy who after eight years of news coverage and public debate still didn't realize that Obamacare and the ACA are the same thing.

:clap:

Ah! And you can back that up how??? :wtf:


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