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I wonder what's better: to be unindicted but broke, or to be indicted but still flush with cash?

I'd go with "unindicted but broke" but I like sleeping well at night.

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I'm not deranged. You're deranged. Your Jack Smith? He's deranged. He's the one on crack. I'm not the one on crack. Again. You're the one on crack. Not me. If you buy some crack from me I'll send you one of my My Pillows absolutely free for no extra cost!

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Gonna be funny to look back on all of Lindell's witlessness someday, and say "remember the guy who kept putting on livestreamed dog-pony-shows about the loads of hexadecimal deadweight he maybe thought was some kind of proof for his fantasies?" And then my robot caretaker will murmur "that's nice, dear"...

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The algorithms. If I take one exasperating thing with me from the era of the Big Lie, it’s algorithms. It’s easy to convince nutters of something they already desperately want to believe, but the elegance in the algorithms conspiracy theory is that it’s an argument that sounds scientific on its face, but in reality is just another way of expressing what wingnuts FEEL - that Trump simply HAD to have beaten Biden. Plus, there are too many boring layers of bullshit to bother debunking the algorithms malarkey in real time. Basically, the statistics embraced by far-right outlets proved Trump was more popular than Joe, because voters had far more Trump yard signs and MAGA people screamed louder and Trump was in the news more and Tweeted more, so it was mathematically unpossible! for him to lose. Plus, it’s a statistical analysis, an electronic calculation that is science and therefore must be correct. Don’t libs love science? This is science. It’s a very good theory. Even Roodles tried it in court. You see the algorithms proved what the simple counting of ballots could never prove. You just had to ignore those confirmed results, and trust the voodoo math coming out of Mike Lindell’s calculator watch. It was an electronic expression of how wingnut brains were dealing with the 2020 election. Like a sequel to Electric Dreams - Election Fever Dreams. I’ll always love the algorithms.

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I know Al Gorithms (he married one of my cousins) and he bitterly regrets having invented them in the first place.

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From the TPM article:

“If you’re going to have manipulation by computers, you have to have an algorithm and that’s basically the sixth order polynomial..."

I can picture the crowd of MAGAs at the Election Summit nodding in unison "Oh yes, the sixth order polynomial, how obvious".

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It only works if you hardwire the deflector dish to the warp core.

Backwards!

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A plan so cunning you could put a tail on it and call it a weasel

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But is it as cunning as a fox what used to be Professor of Cunning at Oxford University but has moved on and is now working for the U.N. at the High Commission of International Cunning Planning?

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thanks for the Black Adder reference.

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Always a pleasure!

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There is no way that this guy can fund all his 'exploits' by selling pillows. There can't be a profit margin on such an item that it would be a going concern. He's got to be laundering money on behalf of others who are really behind these attacks on voting. Also, he's bug-fuck crazy.

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He makes pillows for ten dollars and sells them for 50. There’s a decent profit margin there.

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Pretty much, I think. He recently had a fire sale auction of office and industrial equipment (including some pretty heavy duty stuff) which, *surprisingly*, was a massive flop.

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Gary does it again. Bravo!!

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Aug 19, 2023·edited Aug 19, 2023

It's a minor point compared to all the vast damage Trump and the GOP have done, but the fact that some of their primary spokespeople are mentally ill - and that the party or movement attracts so many disturbed people - is pretty horrifying. Lindell, Lin Wood, Giuliani, Powell - Trump exploits these people. He thinks they're funny. He enjoys how much harm they do to themselves while they're harming the rest of us.

Trump's salient character trait is a bottomless desire to cause as much damage as he can. I have to salute the sheer variety of ways he has found to cause harm and wreckage. If he sees something well-made, he enjoys breaking it. (E.g., the Constitution, the beautiful Art Deco Bonwit Teller building that used to be where Trump Tower now stands, etc.)

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I have always thought that TFG’s biggest supporters actually hate America and want a chaos agent like TFG to burn it all down.

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didn't he get caught throwing rocks at a neighbor's baby? he's never changed.

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Ugh, Bonwit Teller. Don't get me started…

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Of all of them, he is the one who is pretty well documented as having a mental illness. His family tried for a long time to get him treatment and then - from what I have read - had to distance themselves from him. It's pretty gross.

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Isn't he the one who was allowed to retire and agree never to practice law again? That was a pretty sweet deal, given what he seems to have done.

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One who hasn't been disbarred, anyway.

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Oh my!!! When will the heinous persecution of "Fat Donnie "end?

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Oh my!!! When will the heinous persecution of "Fat Donnie "end?

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You just know everybody worthwhile is going to change their discoverable network name to “ILLEGAL CHINESE VOTE CHANGER,” or “BIDEN CRIME FAMILY SWITCHER.”

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My next door neighbor is former chief of intelligence for one of the armed services. I'm not gonna mess with my router name...

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Because I must. Seth does The Best Lindell.

https://youtu.be/dcACbdzjLDs

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i don’t think the meerkat/ dexedrine is the correct analogy … hummingbird smoking DMT is a lot closer, doancha know …

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As crazy as Powell but without the charm. As disturbed as Guiliani but without the gravitas. As insightful as Trump but without the self-awareness.

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He has a better fashion sense than Powell...

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Drones and Wi-Fi sniffers provided by the Acme Company, I presume?

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Provided by MySniffer, of course.

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Powered by rockets lit by a fuse., like a jumbo firecracker

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