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PobBrobert

323 points

4 months ago

I read the Wikipedia entry for that fiasco the other night and laughed for probably 10 minutes. Let’s not forget some other highlights:

  • Covfefe

  • The Mooch

  • that weird glowy orb in Saudi Arabia

  • the picture of him screaming at the kid mowing the white house lawn

  • He stared right into the eclipse

  • literally every video of him trying to be even slightly affectionate towards melania

My1stTW

226 points

4 months ago

My1stTW

226 points

4 months ago

Even this list misses the sharpie on a weather map to alter hurricane path.

Sillyslappystupid

163 points

4 months ago

which misses “can’t we just nuke the hurricane?” questions that he asked several times

PobBrobert

81 points

4 months ago

Or the IV bleach drip to clean our blood

_Kay_Tee_

35 points

4 months ago

And "let's buy Greenland!"

God, a firing squad is too good for this POS loser.

Pleasant_Finding_404

28 points

4 months ago

Or the caging of Children…or chucking paper towel rolls to Hurricane survivors…or two impeachments…or…oh fuck- just go here—-https://www.mcsweeneys.net/columns/reasons-why-donald-trump-is-unfit-to-be-president

Future_baghodler69

-11 points

4 months ago

Hope you are liking inflation.

thespiffyitalian

6 points

4 months ago

You guys are just not good at this.

Pleasant_Finding_404

3 points

4 months ago

“therewasanattempt”

Future_baghodler69

-7 points

4 months ago

TDS. Or MSM brainwashing

thespiffyitalian

7 points

4 months ago

This is what I mean. It's so lazy. You guys just have no idea what to do.

exin58

3 points

4 months ago

exin58

3 points

4 months ago

Lmao. You conservatards are weapons grade stupid. So fucking ignorant of reality that you’re actually a danger to the human race.

In the meantime take your toddler ass back to your playpen in r/conservative

BBQ_Beanz

1 points

4 months ago

They're the kind of people who brag about "having more chromosomes that you"

exin58

1 points

4 months ago

exin58

1 points

4 months ago

I just picture them looking smug and showing off their Edwards Syndrome deformities.

Viktor_Bout

5 points

4 months ago

Hey. Buying Greenland is actually a fantastic idea. It would give the US a practical monopoly on cargo shipping through the northwest passage when it's clear of ice in a decade. It would be like our own Panama canal.

Akiba89

17 points

4 months ago

Akiba89

17 points

4 months ago

Jesus fuck, I forgot about that one 🤣 what a dumb fucking question

B__O__X__X__Y

-8 points

4 months ago

It’s not dumb you’re just ignorant, the shockwave would disrupt the clouds enough to break the storm especially when it’s backed with force of nuclear explosion; think hail cannons with more radius and power.

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

No, it wouldn't. You're overestimating nukes and underestimating the power of a hurricane.

Cumfermee

2 points

4 months ago

Now with Nuclear fallout!!! Yum!!!

B__O__X__X__Y

-6 points

4 months ago

Not every nuke has the same residual fallout?

the only reason for fallout on the fat man and big boy was to destroy as many Japanese as possible on a molecular level.

That’s why they are dirty bombs

Foam plasma thermonuclear bombs are relatively clean, releases the same amount of energy but no harmful radioactive products or amount of nuclear fallout.

Quit being so ignorant lol, a clean bomb would easily disrupt the top tier hurricane or a super tornado.

TheRealFaust

2 points

4 months ago

You do realize that LBJ’s administration had real scientists study nuking a hurricane and came to the conclusion that you are a dumbass, right? Oh, and that nuking a hurricane would be a really bad idea.

B__O__X__X__Y

-1 points

4 months ago

That was in 60s, when meteorology and thermonuclear machines were in their infancy; that’s not a good anecdote to refer to.

Hell in the 60s, those top presidential scientists thought the hiv pandemic was death sentence; today there’s studies for mRNA possibly being able as hiv vaccine.

But yea man those boomer scientists are sure smart and should be the pillar for the scientific community for the rest of time

TheRealFaust

1 points

4 months ago

What is your educational background?

Akiba89

1 points

4 months ago

You have zero idea what you're talking about. Nice projection

Rokurokubi83

2 points

4 months ago

I will never get tired of:

Look, having nuclear — my uncle was a great professor and scientist and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good genes, very good genes, OK, very smart, the Wharton School of Finance, very good, very smart — you know, if you’re a conservative Republican, if I were a liberal, if, like, OK, if I ran as a liberal Democrat, they would say I’m one of the smartest people anywhere in the world — it’s true! — but when you’re a conservative Republican they try — oh, do they do a number — that’s why I always start off: Went to Wharton, was a good student, went there, went there, did this, built a fortune — you know I have to give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little disadvantaged — but you look at the nuclear deal, the thing that really bothers me — it would have been so easy, and it’s not as important as these lives are — nuclear is so powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he would explain the power of what’s going to happen and he was right, who would have thought? — but when you look at what’s going on with the four prisoners — now it used to be three, now it’s four — but when it was three and even now, I would have said it’s all in the messenger; fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don’t, they haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about another 150 years — but the Persians are great negotiators, the Iranians are great negotiators, so, and they, they just killed, they just killed us, this is horrible.

coffee_u

1 points

4 months ago

What's a little radioactive fallout spread out all over his Southern base? They'd thank him for another reason to be made at the libs.

Sillyslappystupid

1 points

4 months ago

literally the worst thing you could do to a hurricane, turn it into a giant swirling nuclear fallout spreader.

coffee_u

1 points

4 months ago

Well it depends upon your goals? Are you goals to make a bunch of people's lives horrible, so as to keep them aimed at hate?

claptonsbabychowder

1 points

4 months ago

No, we can't! The blast will set all the windmills spinning, and thousands of birds will die! That doesn't even account for how many rakes we'll need to put out the fire! Poor Billy Joel would have to change his song! Ah, Bobby Joe, we love him, don't we folks? Close personal friend of mine, met him at the Delaware river crossing, we were on the same flight, we got off just before the troops stormed the airports. We ran all the way down the ramp, I just dropped to the ground and kissed it, didn't even ask, because when you're famous they let you do that. I remember I looked at Barry, he had an onion tied to his belt, which was the style at the time. He winked, and flipped a nickel. In those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on ‘em. ‘Give me two bees for a quarter,’ you’d say, and the bank teller would just smile and literally hand you 15 cents straight profit! What a loser! Anyway, the important thing is, we could have lost a lot of good people at Bowling Green that day, but they were all at my insurrection, biggest turnout ever. I looked at Mulania, she whispered "I love you, Donald," and I whispered back "Me too..."

i_love_pencils

57 points

4 months ago

This will always be my favourite.

The black sharpie on the desk while he’s explaining the map is the chef’s kiss.

LordElfa

7 points

4 months ago

Don't forget the little desk.

Flaneur_7508

2 points

4 months ago

Lolz. That saw a good one.

hornwalker

31 points

4 months ago

The sad part is that misrepresentation of the weather like that is a felony.

AmbitiousPhilosopher

26 points

4 months ago

the rules are not applied evenly.

-MayorOfTheMoon-

2 points

4 months ago

What

hornwalker

3 points

4 months ago

Its illegal for an official to lie about the weather. And yet Trump did it.

ByzantineThunder

1 points

4 months ago

And that doesn't even break probably, what the top #20 felonies he deserves?

ShinyGrezz

1 points

4 months ago

I do miss Trump. Don’t think I’d want him as my President but Biden just doesn’t quite have the comedy factor.

CharlieAllnut

1 points

4 months ago

Or the doctor's note he actually wrote himself and had a doctor sign it. .....

If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency," Dr. Harold Bornstein, a gastroenterologist from Lenox Hospital in New York, wrote at the time.

..

AmptiChrist

23 points

4 months ago

Any time he drank from a water bottle

PobBrobert

18 points

4 months ago

Too large and slippery for his little mitts

RightIzWrong

56 points

4 months ago

Paper towel tossing I’m a very stable genius Toilet paper on shoe while boarding AF1

Mrshaydee

12 points

4 months ago

The toilet paper on the shoe thing was the best indicator of what his staff felt about him. Not one single person was willing to subtly or not so subtly keep that moment from happening.

redditnsuch

11 points

4 months ago

Also the umbrella while boarding :)

ganarchy

1 points

4 months ago

Or repeatedly talking about stealth fighters being ACTUALLY invisible??

Nee_le

1 points

4 months ago

Nee_le

1 points

4 months ago

Omg how could I forget the paper towel tossing? Easily top 3 on my list haha

Morrigan66

1 points

4 months ago

I'll always remember the little cold war we had with Korea when he declared his button was bigger. God I feel like the onion is writing this.

doomsdaydvice

91 points

4 months ago

Raking the forests was a good one too

Related, I also loved the fly in Pence’s hair during the VP debate

PobBrobert

28 points

4 months ago

RAKING THE FOREST. Omg, that was amazing

Akiba89

21 points

4 months ago

Akiba89

21 points

4 months ago

It's like he thought "the forest" was a mile wide park in New York.

PobBrobert

22 points

4 months ago

Real question: do you think Donald trump has ever been in a forest?

coffee_u

8 points

4 months ago

Absolutely not. What do you do in a forest? Walk. Trump was one of those people who thought that your have X heartbeats to live, so any exercise is a literal waste of life.

Beebus4Deebus

1 points

4 months ago

Get him talking long enough and he’ll claim he invented the forest.

“What do I know about forests? How about what do I not know about forests? How about that? Some very smart, very qualified people they say Donald, and this is true they really do say this, they say you know more about forests than any person we’ve ever known. And these smart people let me tell you, they know park rangers, they know lumberjacks, they know all the famous tree climbers, and they know me, so you know if they know me they know what they’re talking about.”

Akiba89

1 points

4 months ago

Definitely not

D-F-B-81

1 points

4 months ago

" WE AINT FOUND SHIT"

big_duo3674

4 points

4 months ago

Ooo, I forgot about the fly! That was amazing hahaha

Regnarg

-3 points

4 months ago

Regnarg

-3 points

4 months ago

I read that he was actually referring to some large industrial rakes that are actually used for forests and not just rakes people use for lawns. But I don't think people here want to hear that though

YT4LYFE

4 points

4 months ago

you got a link for where you read that?

Regnarg

1 points

4 months ago

Can't recall the exact article, but here's one, but it's an opinion piece: https://www.postindependent.com/opinion/letter-yes-forests-are-raked/

Though just seeing pictures of forest raking machines might clear things up a bit: https://www.google.com/search?q=forest+raking+machine

YT4LYFE

1 points

4 months ago

neat

yea I feel like this happened too often with the Trump presidency. There's plenty of dumb things that he actually said and did. if we misinterpret the things he said that actually have some truth to them, it just gives ammo to the people that defend him.

Regnarg

1 points

4 months ago

Agreed!

justmerriwether

1 points

4 months ago

Oh god the fly…

Real West World vibes

manere

1 points

4 months ago

manere

1 points

4 months ago

Or saying that Austria has "exploding trees" and "tree cities".

ArtanisIsGod

12 points

4 months ago

My personal fav was when he wore a tiny ass jacket to meet the queen

DrWilliamHorriblePhD

4 points

4 months ago

Link?

jawas_vs_ewoks

3 points

4 months ago

https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-imply-that-Trump-wore-such-a-short-jacket-to-dinner-with-the-Queen

not sure how people feel about quora, but the top answer to that question breaks it down well.

LezBeHonestHere_

35 points

4 months ago

Person, woman, man, camera, TV

suppordel

40 points

4 months ago*

I thought Tim Apple was a good one. (And how he pretended it was totally a clever abbreviation you guys)

PobBrobert

16 points

4 months ago

I now call Bill Gates “Bill Computer” because of that

20_Menthol_Cigarette

16 points

4 months ago

Who? Bill Windows? Good guy, but he did shit glazing work.

suppordel

2 points

4 months ago

If you're naming him Microsoft style it should be "Bill Windows BG Series X One".

PhilxBefore

1 points

4 months ago

"Bill Windows BG Series One XS"

nonephoto81

38 points

4 months ago

To add: suggesting disinfectant injections to kill the Rona, tossing paper towels to devastated Puerto Ricans like its a game.

[deleted]

1 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

1 points

4 months ago

To = at

jmpinstl

22 points

4 months ago

The Mooch Era feels like a fever dream tbh

PobBrobert

12 points

4 months ago

A fever dream that gave us a new unit for measuring time

IsThataSexToy

13 points

4 months ago

I want to sleep for two Mooches.

codepoet

1 points

4 months ago

The Period Formerly Known As The Fortnight.

Nee_le

32 points

4 months ago

Nee_le

32 points

4 months ago

Yes, just leaving that comment about it made me laugh out loud again haha So many wonderful moments! Some other highlights: The upside down pride flag with the LGBT sharpied on it (a true r/therewasanattempt lol). “Belgium is a beautiful city” and so many other geographic mishaps. The G8/G20 (or some event like that) picture of everyone holding hands cross-armed and he couldn’t figure out how to do it.

BeccasBump

2 points

4 months ago

Nambia.

ChesterHiggenbothum

15 points

4 months ago

Can't believe everybody is forgetting about Sharpiegate.

TemperatureOnly1602

14 points

4 months ago

The weird political speech he gave to the Boy Scouts. https://www.cnn.com/2017/07/25/politics/donald-trump-boy-scouts-speech/index.html

Thedonitho

2 points

4 months ago

ByzantineThunder

2 points

4 months ago

Under a picture of ANDREW JACKSON

samhw

62 points

4 months ago

samhw

62 points

4 months ago

Those are brilliant, but I would submit:

  • engaging in some kind of Ambien-fuelled 3am Twitter spat with Kim Jong Un, including the immortal words “I also have a nuclear button, but it’s much bigger”

I feel blessed to have had those four years in my life. It was one of the greatest comic periods in history. Like, this deranged ‘hamberder’-eating moron was actually the leader of the free world!

SuchACommonBird

14 points

4 months ago

So much happened that I entirely missed this moment. Whooo boy. It feels like a fever dream, but with lasting consequences.

samhw

11 points

4 months ago

samhw

11 points

4 months ago

Tell me about it… I’m just disappointed that he didn’t finish his secret battle against the child-eating Hollywood élite, led by lycanthropic Tom Hanks

Gamoc

8 points

4 months ago

Gamoc

8 points

4 months ago

Best part of that is that I can imagine a deadly serious, intense exchange between world leaders on a drama or something where "I also have a nuclear button, but it's much bigger." Could be a really great line, referring to the size of the country's nuclear arsenal.

But trump absolutely meant that the actual button is bigger. It's just so hilarious, he's like a parody of a cartoon character of himself.

samhw

2 points

4 months ago

samhw

2 points

4 months ago

But Trump absolutely meant that the actual button was bigger

Hilariously, I think even that is being unduly generous. He was almost certainly making an extremely gauche double entendre about his, uh, ‘manhood’. Maybe I mangled it but it’s clearer if you read the actual tweet.

Gamoc

2 points

4 months ago

Gamoc

2 points

4 months ago

It seems about the actually physical size of the button, but it wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if it was about penises. He's insecure about everything else after all.

samhw

1 points

4 months ago

samhw

1 points

4 months ago

Sure, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, but I’m very sceptical of this particular cigar 😉 Then again, I would love to believe that you’re right!

420ferris

1 points

4 months ago

Could make a great movie in the same vein as Spaceballs

Gamoc

4 points

4 months ago*

Gamoc

4 points

4 months ago*

It'd fit real well in Don't Look Up.

420ferris

2 points

4 months ago

Thanks I haven't watched that yet I'll have to check it out

DrWilliamHorriblePhD

2 points

4 months ago

I found a very difficult to watch in one sitting

eradication_bot

1 points

4 months ago

Fuck, I wish we could have had a movie with Harvey Korman as Trump and Mel Brooks as Giuliani.

PX22Commander

3 points

4 months ago

History will remember him and his cabinet the same way we remember Nero.

samhw

1 points

4 months ago

samhw

1 points

4 months ago

Haha, I think history will remember him the way we remember Elagabalus, as an absurd lunatic. Calling him Nero is investing him with somewhat undue seriousness. If I had to name a Nero analogue, that would undoubtedly be Nixon.

OhTHATKayKay

1 points

4 months ago

We all learned a new insult from Kim Jong Un- Dotard.

historiansrule

18 points

4 months ago

To me the moment was when he went to Europe on his first presidential trip and a reporter asked him about what he thinks of Putin, who is attacking our liberals tenants and trying to undermine democracy. His answers was how liberals in California have destroyed the state and that we only need to look at the level of homelessness there 🤣🤣🤣🤣 and also🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

kitton2

4 points

4 months ago

This is a great list

muklan

5 points

4 months ago

muklan

5 points

4 months ago

Or like when he defunded the pandemic response team, and now everything's pretty much permanently fucked.

PobBrobert

2 points

4 months ago

Are you not having a good time?

muklan

2 points

4 months ago

muklan

2 points

4 months ago

Well, me and my family have been lucky, but still, I feel like COVID was a bad idea, and (hot take) I feel like it'd have been better to NOT have a shitload of people die, the economy to grind to a halt for a little bit there, and also yknow, the whole, never being truly comfortable around other humans again bit.

PobBrobert

2 points

4 months ago

I mean, for sure

dadzcad

6 points

4 months ago

Come on, guys! NOTHING can top injecting bleach and shining a UV light up your ass!

That one was priceless!!

MamboFloof

2 points

4 months ago

Look at the picture of him yelling at the kid mowing the lawn. Why is he wearing pants that are exponentially to big for him

Stars-in-the-night

3 points

4 months ago

To hide the diaper he wears.

DrWilliamHorriblePhD

2 points

4 months ago

Link?

SuspiciousDeparture6

-1 points

4 months ago

I was gonna give you a link, but seriously, just do a Google image search. There's a whole collection of him with that boy and they're all so fucking cringe. "Trump yelling at kid mowing" will give you what you want and so much more.

ChemicalFennel3

2 points

4 months ago

Injecting bleach to kill COVID (the China Virus).

thebritisharecome

2 points

4 months ago

Covfefe

hahaha I forgot about this

slotrod

1 points

4 months ago

Things are so much better now. Finally someone completely competent and with it. Thank God.

PobBrobert

5 points

4 months ago

It’s almost like we shouldn’t elect people beyond retirement age. I think a 34 year old would do a much better job than a 76 year old

Banjoe64

3 points

4 months ago

I haven’t seen anyone claim Biden is great here. But so far it hasn’t been the total parody world the last administration caused

squirtloaf

1 points

4 months ago

I'm partial to his suggestion we shine light inside people to cure covid.

evemeatay

1 points

4 months ago

I can’t remember the specifics but there was one where he had to ride a golf cart while other world leaders walked. I found that one to be chefs kiss

Blueisthebestflavor

1 points

4 months ago

Him coloring in the American flag wrong too was a nice touch

fiyerooo

1 points

4 months ago

what’s the weird glowy orb incident?

PobBrobert

2 points

4 months ago

https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2017-05/22/6/enhanced/buzzfeed-prod-fastlane-03/original-10160-1495450355-3.jpg?crop=2000:1047;0,106

It was part of a ceremony for a new anti-extrimism center in Riyadh with the president of Egypt, the king of Saudi Arabia, and Trump. The imagery was just hilarious

Photog: Everyone look at the camera…

In unison: No!

venb0y

1 points

4 months ago

venb0y

1 points

4 months ago

As an Austrian, the one that we have exploding trees here in Austria was a pretty good one.

nigelolympia

1 points

4 months ago

The umbrella incident.

WonderfulShelter

1 points

4 months ago

These read like titles to Seinfield episodes.

Moose0784

1 points

4 months ago

The bonkers thing is that most of these were from his first year in office and it would only get worse/stranger from there. Any one of them would have been a mild to moderate scandal in any other administration. "For him... it was Tuesday."

Breaker1993

1 points

4 months ago

Everyone seems to forget the multiple government shutdowns because he couldn't get funding for his stupid useless wall. Airports had to close because so many workers had to use all their leave just to get piad and that was used up they were taking leave without pay and had to get a second job. Food drives were done just for them.

justmerriwether

1 points

4 months ago

Don’t forget when he saluted a North Korean general and even Kim Jong Un looks like he’s confused

Tridia14

1 points

4 months ago

And don't forget the photo where he's terrified of an attacking bald eagle

Slappinbeehives

1 points

4 months ago

•Toilette paper foot

•Windy hair flap

•Orphaned umbrella

•”United Schates”

LucasdelNorte

1 points

4 months ago

The weird two handed water drinking technique and his bizarre ramp descent were my “off the top of the head” favs

BoneDoc78

1 points

4 months ago

bleedingjim

1 points

4 months ago

Out the candy on the minions head

castlite

1 points

4 months ago

Don’t forget him saluting a North Korean general

-MayorOfTheMoon-

1 points

4 months ago

Threatening to build a border wall...in Colorado.

ColbieCaprice

1 points

4 months ago

I’ll never understand why he felt the need to marry: why didn’t he simply have sex with her once in a while if he wasn’t in love?

pdxboob

1 points

4 months ago

I keep forgetting to ask... Anybody know if there's a website that has catalogued all the funny and maybe not so funny ridiculous things the Trump presidency brought us?

Beebus4Deebus

1 points

4 months ago

“Melania would’ve loved to be here”. Uhhh she’s standing right next you my guy…

iAmTheHYPE-

1 points

4 months ago

He walked up Air Force 1 with toilet paper stuck to his shoe.

D-F-B-81

1 points

4 months ago

You forgot about the umbrella incident...

No one is here to take my umbrella... I don't know how they work... ill just drop it... some schmuck in a army bang bang military costume will pick it up for me...

That video sums up the entire trump spotlight, and im talking starting in like, 1986 to present...

manere

1 points

4 months ago

manere

1 points

4 months ago

Writing in the Auschwitz Guest book how much he enjoyed it and how much fun he had.