no, Donald Trump was not at Ground Zero on 9/11. just fucking stop it.
like all Donald Trump stories, this is a bullshit lie. a complete fabrication.
Donald Trump has a story he loves to tell. it’s all about how on 9/11 he rushed down to Ground Zero to help clear rubble.
“Soon after, I went down to Ground Zero with men who worked for me to try to help in any little way that we could ... We were not alone. So many others were scattered around trying to do the same. They were all trying to help.”
it’s a heartwarming story, full of action and bravery. all that’s missing are the big strong men with tears in their eyes.
but like all Donald Trump stories, it’s a bullshit lie. a complete fabrication.
Richard Alles, battalion chief of the New York Fire Department at the time of the attacks, spent several months in the smoking, choking ruins at ground zero. He told PolitiFact this summer, “I was there for several months — I have no knowledge of his being down there.”
that didn’t stop Trump’s dimwitted worshipers from swallowing it whole.
look at this nonsense:
crap like this got passed around on social media all day yesterday.
Donald Trump — and I cannot stress this enough — was nowhere near Ground Zero on 9/11.
soft, pampered Coward McBonespurs spent 9/11 in the penthouse of his gaudy gold-plated tower, phoning in to various TV and radio shows to brag about how his property at 40 Wall Street was now the tallest building in lower Manhattan.
I shit you not.
any photos or videos you see of Trump near Ground Zero were taken days later, after it was safe for the publicity-hog to find a camera to stand in front of.
Trump also claims that he donated $10,000 to a fund for 9/11 victims. spoiler alert: he never did.
oh, and even the claim that 40 Wall Street is now the tallest building was a bullshit lie.
there’s plenty of evidence that Trump has never comprehended the solemnity of the day.
I mean, what the fuck is this:
this is Trump on 9/11 in 2018, while he was president, on his way to a memorial service.
does this preening demented man-child even understand why he was there?
how fucking damaged, how fucking broken inside do you have to be to fist-pump your way to a memorial?
in 2019, Trump wanted to invite the Taliban over to Camp David for a big terrorist sleepover — on 9/11. he thought the idea was fucking awesome. John Bolton told Trump that it was the stupidest fucking bullshit he'd ever heard in his life. Trump fired Bolton via a tweet.
on 9/11 in 2021, Trump hosted a pay-per-view boxing match — because nothing says “solemn occasion” so much as two men whaling the tar out of each other.
oh, and here’s what a real president was doing yesterday (he also addressed the troops at a military base in Anchorage):
Joe Biden honored the memory of John McCain.
contrast that to the time that the Navy had to hide the warship U.S.S. John McCain because Trump would have thrown a tantrum if he saw it.
how petty, how small, is that? what a fucking baby.
fuck Donald Trump. he’s a self-serving pig and the opposite of patriotism.
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