Donald Trump is at it again, demonstrating that his memory banks are fried to a crisp, and that he thinks we are stupid enough to have forgotten his behavior towards Puerto Rico over the last three years since Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
Since Trump is now out of Super-Spreader Covid Central Headquarters (aka the White House) and back on his fail campaign trail, “Making Our Teeth Grate Again,” he is attempting to court the Puerto Rican vote, seemingly oblivious to the fact that Puerto Ricans on the island territory cannot vote for president, and that his recent “endorsement” from the appointed Republican governor of Puerto Rico, Wanda Vazquez, who is on the way out since she lost bigly in her primary, ain’t worth the toilet paper it was printed on.
Trump demands Puerto Ricans ‘vote for me' despite island not getting vote https://t.co/j23shRc4yI
— Independent US (@IndyUSA) October 13, 2020
Grame Massle, writing for The Independent, reported, “‘You better vote for me’: Trump demands Puerto Ricans elect him despite island not getting presidential vote”
Donald Trump has demanded Puerto Ricans vote for him, despite the island’s residents not being able to cast a ballot in the presidential election. Mr Trump courted Puerto Rican voters during part of his Make America Great Again rally in Florida on Monday, his first since catching Covid-19.
“I’m not gonna say the best, but I’m just about the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico. You better vote for me, Puerto Rico,” boasted the president.
None of the island’s 3.2 million US citizens has a vote in a presidential election, nor do those in the four other US territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands.
Folks on Twitter are responding:
— Adam Rifkin ???? (@ifindkarma) October 13, 2020
BREAKING: Trump just said “I’m about the best thing that has ever happened to Puerto Rico. You better vote for me Puerto Rico.”
Fact: Puerto Rico can’t vote for President.
— Mrs. Krassenstein (@HKrassenstein) October 12, 2020
You can’t get more blunt than this response:
Your reminder that Orange Agolf Shitler tried to sell Puerto Rico in exchange for Greenland, blamed Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria, let over 3,000 Americans die there and threw paper towels at their heads to help with flood waters. This Puerto Rican tells him to go fuck himself.
— Ricky Davila (@TheRickyDavila) October 13, 2020
About those billions he brags about sending to PR:
Remember when Trump said he had sent $91 billion to Puerto Rico in hurricane aid? We got documents showing FEMA had only sent $3 billion. People need to be talking about this. https://t.co/Hb7DrpdmZJ
— Citizens for Ethics (@CREWcrew) October 2, 2020
The Trump Administration Lost Millions of Dollars of Food and Water Meant For Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria https://t.co/fh2lInSAke
— Ted Corcoran (RedTRaccoon) (@RedTRaccoon) October 2, 2020
Can’t wait till Democrats mop him, and sop him up at the polls.
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