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comment by b_b

    “What has historically made America unique is the durability of its institutions against the passions and prejudices of the moment,” Mr. Trump told the cadets.

Ummm. I assume your training is strict enough that you're able to not laugh at that sentence?

But congrats, buddy. We're all proud of you.

nowaypablo  ·  840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

We couldn't burst into laughter but god damn it the whole speech was hysterical. Amazingly, the President did not go off script save for one or two instances where we all held our breaths and prepared for a downward spiral--it never came. It seemed like he was trying his best to keep it together. And thank you, off to bigger and better things.

user-inactivated  ·  840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Did you see him slowly shuffling down the ramp at the end? Or the two-handed water drink? I think he's had a stroke.

nowaypablo  ·  840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The two-handed water drink was real. I'm pretty sure it had been documented before, possibly on his campaign trail?

The ramp shuffle seems a little blown out of proportion lol, the guy is 6'3 and he's just a lot of person. I think he was just being careful.

orbat  ·  840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The two-handed drinking could be essential tremor too. Pretty common in men, especially as we age.

I've got it myself and I have to use two hands to drink or I'll end up spilling everything.

b_b  ·  840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's almost like a speech writer penned that line to see if he'd get the joke.