By Joel Thurtell
Thank God this is not a family newspaper.
I can report exactly what Chrysler vice president Ralph Gilles tweeted about Donald Trump.
Without resorting to #$&%!
Full of shit.
That’s what Gilles said.
According to the Detroit Free Press for November 2, 2012, Donald Trump, apparently trying to amplify Mitt Romney’s absurdly false claims about Obama and the auto bailout, tweeted that “Obama is a terrible negotiator. He bails out Chrysler and now Chrysler wants to send all Jeep manufacturing to China — and will!”
To which, according to the Freep, Gilles tweeted back: “@realDonaldTrump you are full of #$&%!”
Now, a purist might argue that we don’t really know from the Freep what Trump said, because the newspaper reported only “#$&%!”
In other words, the Free Press reported “shit.”
With this disclaimer: “Ralph Gilles, Chrysler’s vice president for product design, fired back on Twitter using a word that can’t be published in a family newspaper. Gilles later apologized for using profanity.”
It may have been “shit”, but it was Front Page “shit.”
I’m more than tired of the Romney camp’s lies.
I’m sick of watching this smirking, spineless creep Romney pulling back position after position in debate after debate.
Anything Mitt said two minutes ago is inoperative.
Only the Mitt of the here and now is relevant.
By constantly changing shape, Romney defines himself; He has no baseline.
No core persona.
Etch-A-Sketch in the flesh.
Donald Trump simply echoes Romney’s lies about Chrysler in particular and the bailout of Chrysler and General Motors.
The bailout preserved thousands of American jobs.
Romney was against the bailout.
Now, either because he wants to keep appealing to the right wing of the Republican party (is there at this point any other segment left of the GOP?), or because he just can’t stand admitting he was wrong and feels compelled to dig himself deeper and deeper into a huge pile of his own shit, Romney keeps stoking his string of bailout falsehoods.
Donald Trump is just an acolyte to the high priest of dishonesty, Mitt Romney.
“Shit” is too weak a word for Romney.
He’s a liar.