Donald Trump, Malignant Narcissist, Blames Ukrainian Casualties on “Rigged” US Election
As you’ve probably noticed by now, more than 17 months after he was fairly and squarely voted out of office, Donald Trump is still obsessed with the baseless idea that the 2020 election was stolen from him, and if you followed him around for a day, would undoubtedly hear him work it into conversation at least half a dozen times, from impromptu speeches at memorial services or weddings he crashed, to monologues delivered to poor waiters who just wanted to know if he required a fourth round of Diet Cokes. So it was pretty unsurprising, though nevertheless stomach-churning, to watch him tie yet another false claim of the 2020 election being “rigged” to the plight of countless dead Ukrainians. But he did!
In an interview that aired on Monday, Trump’s British pal Piers Morgan asked the ex-president: “When you see the scenes, Mr. President, of maternity hospitals being bombed, when you see refugees being attacked as they flee, grandmothers, children, babies, you see the decimation of previously prosperous cities living in a thriving new democracy, when you watch what’s happening, do you agree with me assessment that Vladimir Putin is now an evil genocidal monster? ” Perhaps having finally realized how bad it looked to answer that question in anything but the affirmative, which he’d done on more than one occasion in the past six weeks, Trump responded “Yeah, but I also…”
“You do?” Morgan asked, barely able to conceal his surprise.
“Sure, who would not? What’s happening is horrible, “Trump said, calling the situation” such a stupid war. ” But, of course, he could not help himself. “I’ll tell you what I really think,” he told Morgan. “I said, ‘Isn’t it a shame, all those people are dead all because of a rigged election.’ Because if our election was not rigged, you would have had nobody dead. ”
Obviously, this is a completely ridiculous thing to say, made more ridiculous by the fact that there is zero evidence the election was rigged. Of course, this is not the first time Trump has claimed that if he was in office, Putin would not have attacked Ukraine, an assessment his former advisers have said is bullshit, noting the 45th president’s slavish devotion to the Russian leader, that he “barely knew where Ukraine was,” and the fact that, more than likely, Russia did not invade Ukraine while Trump was in office because it was scared of him but because it was not ready, and was probably content to let him destroy NATO on his own.
And while it’s nice for Trump to get through one interview without calling Putin a tactical genius, he’s still effectively shifting the blame for unimaginable horrors from his favorite Eastern European dictator to the shadowy figures he is. still trying to convince people stole a second term from him.
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