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    The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    This is not a joke, this is real, as far as I'm aware:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44732754

    Now, it still has to be passed to fly by the Met Police and the local flying control, neither of which are noted for their sense of humour so there's a good chance that it won't get more than a few feet off the ground.


    It's already been described as the biggest insult to a sitting President ever. Just like to point out it is aimed at Trump, not the Presidency, for avoidance of confusion
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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    Well that's freedom of speech for ya !!!

    Maybe the man is obsessed with Walls......he wants one at his Irish golf course and ironically at his Scottish course.......because of rising seas...due to global warming it's said.

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    Farage is wrong. The british have a long tradition of lampooning the great and the good kowtowing is not a british tradition. If brexit and taking back control means we need to be afraid of offending the likes of trump you can shove it.

    Actually trump being given permission to build his course is imo one of the reasons the snp and salmond in particular lost credibility.

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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    chuckle. I showed the report to my lodger who is completely uninterested in politics and she nearly fell over laughing when she saw Baby Trump so it hits the target in terms of the neutral. She immediately made the point that the way to deal with it would be to go specially to see it and be seen to find it funny. I think she's probably right which makes me hope the rumours I've heard that is exactly what Tump can't do because he really is that thin skinned are true.


    Still, if it's true that they needed £1,000 and got 16k through crowdfunding and plan to use the excess money to "haunt" Trump with it, we can imagine him lining up a putt at his golf course in Scotland as into his eye-line floats Baby Trump, giggling protesters winding madly on a winch underneath...

    They have made efforts to make the visit as protest proof as possible: Blenheim Palace is in big grounds so the public can be kept well away, Windsor is much the same. He could even be helicoptered around if it's felt any motorcade is too obvious a target, with the empty motorcade used as a distraction.

    Regarding the irony of Trump applying using climate change as a justification, we can see it. Since I think Trump regards all of that sort of thing as just saying whatever needs to be said to get what he wants, I suspect this is absolutely normal for him and he would see no irony in it. Which just adds to the irony...

    You know, I do feel sorry for the Presidential Bodyguard detail these days. Taking a bullet for the President of the US is one thing. Taking a bullet for Trump, though...? Do your duty and hope it's a high velocity round...not a nice position to be in.
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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    The reaction has been to Crowdfund a Sadiq Khan balloon and that got a lot more cash.

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    We're supposedly taking back control and following the will of the people yet our government is terrified the people might not do what they are told and offend an American president.

    At least sadig khan will probably be able to take a joke.

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    Sadiq Khan can say it's nothing to do with him. If anything I'd see the reaction as a win for him: Lots of free publicity for the Mayor of London that comes down to him defending himself and London against Trump's attacks. Trump doesn't need publicity.

    Oof. Baking hot here...
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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    Petition to ban Orange walk in Glasgow passes 50,000 signatures | The National

    No, it's not to stop trump going for a walk. Personally, I think we should exercise our right of access and have a mass walk across his golf course when he is playing.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a8440321.html


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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

    If you told them it WAS to ban Trump how many signatures do you think you would get...

    Trump has predicted he will find the UK in turmoil. Since he is always right that is exactly what he will see. I'm also sure he's right when he says seeing Putin will be the easy part: "Hey Boss! Things are going great!" That always makes appraisals easier.

    I also hear that his recent appointment to the Supreme Court wrote a paper supporting immunity from prosecution for the President and that the President could pardon himself. Interesting...


    They are supposed to have all those guns to protect themselves from tyranny. They might need to start using them to do just that.
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    Re: The Trump visit might be more interesting than we thought...

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    I'm hoping the prospects of the kind of deal we would get from the US post Brexit and the sight of theresa may fawning over trump might appall even the hardest brexiteer.

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/news-...WjQ&ocid=wispr

    What a pity the sun recorded the interview then.

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