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Check this out: TRUMPERLATIVES
I set up this tumblr blog — out of fun — a few months ago to take Trump’s use of language ad absurdum (he mostly uses superlatives, I call them “Trumperlatives”). His superlative-soaked tweets get auto-posted on this blog. Which is almost every single tweet he posts.
The blog has 1,200 followers, with about 30 daily added. None of the 1,200 people understand the meaning of the blog, but alarmingly, all 1,200 think the blog would exist to honor Trump. The tagline even says:
A very good blog honoring the terrific and most amazing superlatives (that God has ever created) tweeted by Donald Trump in an absolute tremendous way. You have never seen anything like this before. It’s great!
But you still don’t get it, or anything, probably. Have you found your dick this morning?
To all 1,200 and following: you are wrong. I make fun of “your president,” and thus a little bit of his electorate, you. You don’t realize that. Your dumbness is hard to put into words.
We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts….
My home computer in 1998 had a 56K modem connected to our telephone line; we were allowed a maximum of thirty minutes of computer usage a day, because my parents — quite reasonably — did not want to have their telephone shut off for an evening at a time. I remember webpages loading slowly: ten […]…