♫ When you’re chewing on life’s gristle
Don’t grumble, give a whistle
And this’ll help things turn out for the best…
…always look on the bright side
Always look on the light side
of life… ♫
Monty Python Life of Brian 1979
In keeping with the optimistic “Always look at the bright side of life” theme of my very first post here back in Nov of 2008, when the Obama administration was just a few weeks old and I didn’t know my days as a mostly anonymous but comfortable member of the middle class with no debt and money put away were about to be consumed by eight years of his misrule, begin an occasional 2016 election year feature called: Always look on the bright side of Trump where we highlight stories that highlight the bright side of Donald Trump being the standard-bearer of the GOP.
Today’s highlight comes from Gateway Pundit who notes that in an appearance on Good Morning America Mr. Trump reminds the audience of some facts that his interviewer George Stephanopoulos would like his audience to ignore: (emphasis mine)
During the interview Stephanopoulos asked Trump to release his tax returns. That’s when Trump snapped back, “It’s none of your business.”
When George continued to push Trump on his reluctance to release the documents so Democrats could scour the pages for possible hit pieces, Trump fired back:
George Stephanopoulos: You said you’d release your tax returns when Hillary has turned over all of the emails in her possession.
Donald Trump: She didn’t turn them over. There are plenty missing. I read yesterday where there are a lot of emails missing. I know she’s a good friend of yours and I know that you worked for her and you didn’t reveal it but you know she did not turn over her emails. There are a lot of emails missing.
Stephanopoulos: There are emails from her staffers missing. She turned over all of her emails.
Trump: There are emails missing all over the place.
Can you picture Mitt Romney doing that? Or John McCain?
Furthermore bloggers like me can point to Stephanopoulos past as a Clinton damage control hack till we’re blue in the face and it will not only never be noticed by the good folks watching GMA but if we ever did it on air we’d never see the light of day again.
Donald Trump however has a much broader reach so not only will the folks watching GMA pay attention but because he brings so much of an audience Stephanopoulos and ABC will bring him back over and over again.
and I hope Trump mentions it every time they do.
Cue the music
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