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Jim Acosta wrote a book !!

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  • Jim Acosta wrote a book !!

    Liberal writes himself a book

    Few seem interested in it - read about that at the below link

    But he tells the truth... in a way

    Of course , he's a liberal and accuses other people of what liberals do

    He says; "In this environment, a Trump supporter could resort to violence."

    Sure, I suppose they COULD

    But it's LIBERALS that are "resorting to violence," have BEEN "resorting to violence" for a very long time


    Acosta is another desperate liberal, who can't seem to adjust to the real world

    Because like most liberals, he never grew up


    White House Correspondent Jim Acosta posted multiple sections of his new book on social media Thursday afternoon; publishing key excerpts following his botched bookstore appearance outside the nations capital.

    From The Enemy of the People We werent really human to them anymore. This was the climate of fear that Trump had created.'

    In this environment, a Trump supporter could resort to violence, I reasoned. It had become a dangerous time in America, posted Acosta on social media.

    Acosta's book is mainly about himself, and his egotistic behavior in the press room that he now markets as being About Trump.

    Remember this incident, where he couldn't stop interrupting other reporters? Here's what Michael Goodwin wrote:

    He adopted a lecturing, I-know-best tone to declare that theyre hundreds and hundreds of miles away; thats not an invasion.

    Trumps response should not have been necessary: Honestly, I think you should let me run the country, you run CNN.

    After more back-and-forth, he called Acosta a rude, terrible person and said CNN should be ashamed of itself."

    That should have been enough Acosta got the attention he wanted and got Trumps goat, giving his network video it could make hay out of for days. Besides, there were scores of other reporters raising their hands to be called on.

    But Acosta wouldnt give up the microphone and kept talking over Trump, trying to lob another grenade.

    The president, clearly angry now and stepping away from the podium as if he might bolt the room, pointed at him and said forcefully, Thats enough, thats enough. Put down the mic.

    Finally, Acosta sat down, then stood up to argue again, interrupting another reporter.

    It's the behavior of a spoiled crybaby who can't stop making the news about himself and who has all the money and corporate backing he needs to get what he wants.

    Enemy of the people? No, more like 'puke of the people.'

    All we see with Acosta's little book melodrama is a self-regarding blow-hard exposed.


  • #2
    Poor Jim, his book wasn't as popular as he'd hoped it might be

    But... here's a gay writer who HAS written a popular book...

    A book that "Rebukes the Progressive Elites"

    And, as I said about J. Acosta in the opening post, and confirmed by the following statement from the below writing;

    "...Because like most liberals, he never grew up."

    [ Ellis disparages the easily triggered millennial generation as "Generation Wuss." They are anxious and needy, marinate in social media and, above all, he maintains, strive to be liked. "Safe spaces" at the university, Ellis perceptively notes, serve to infantilize students. This desire for perpetual childhood, he writes, "strikes me as the defining aspect of American life right now." ]

    And the following sums up the lefts arrogance and elitism very well. These people think "they know better."

    They think they ARE better.

    They aren't.

    They're arrogant and sick

    Ellis deftly exposes 21st century version of radical chic: the rich and entitled progressives who are hysterical about Trump.

    [ Ellis relates a dinner with a man in his sixties, "privy to a vast fortune," who informed that Ellis that the Electoral College is "bullshit"
    and that Los Angeles and New York should determine who the president is. "I don't want any goddamn know-nothing rural hicks deciding who the president should be. I am a proud liberal coastal elite and I think we should pick the president because we know better."


    'If you feel you're experiencing 'micro-aggressions' when someone asks where you are from or 'Can you help me with my math?' or offers a 'God bless you' after you sneeze, or... someone merely insulted you, or the candidate you voted for wasn't elected, or someone correctly identifies you by your gender, and you consider this a massive societal dis, and its triggering you and you need a safe space, then you need to seek professional help."

    This quote, which sounds like it was taken from a Tucker Carlson monologue on a particularly grouchy day, is actually an excerpt from...

    White, the first nonfiction book from the famed novelist Bret Easton Ellis.

    The book, which has topped the Amazon bestseller list, is something of a rambling mess, in part a memoir of his life growing up in the pre-social media days of the 1970s, and in part of a critique of film, music, and culture.

    It is worth a look, however, if only to appreciate Ellis evisceration of progressive groupthink, particularly his description of the hysterical reaction to Trump's election.

    The book is calculated to be particularly irksome to the woke Left, since Ellis is not a "deplorable" who can easily be dismissed, but rather, a celebrated writer who travels in their own social milieu.

    In some ways, Ellis is a 21st-century version of the master social satirist Tom Wolfe. Both novelists used a journalistic eye to chronicle the cultural zeitgeist. And both have covered some of the same terrain: Wall Street in 1980s (Ellis' American Psycho (1991) has drawn comparisons to Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities (1987)) and the drug- and sex-infused climate at American colleges (compare Ellis, Less Than Zero (1985) and The Rules of Attraction (1987) with Wolfes I Am Charlotte Simmons (2004)).

    ..there are significant differences between the two writers: Wolfe was a Southerner, straight, and a conservative; Ellis is from Southern California, gay, and a liberal, though in the old-fashioned meaning of the term.

    ("Liberalism," he writes, "used to concern itself with freedoms I'd aligned myself with, but during the 2016 campaigns, it finally hardened into a warped authoritarian moral superiority movement that I didn't want to have anything to do with.")

    In White, Ellis disparages the easily triggered millennial generation as 'Generation Wuss.' They are anxious and needy, marinate in social media and, above all, he maintains, strive to be liked. Safe spaces at the university, Ellis perceptively notes, serve to infantilize students. This desire for perpetual childhood, he writes, "strikes me as the defining aspect of American life right now."

    Ellis deftly exposes 21st century version of radical chic: the rich and entitled progressives who are hysterical about Trump.

    Ellis relates a dinner with a man in his sixties, 'privy to a vast fortune,' who informed that Ellis that the Electoral College is 'bullshit' and that Los Angeles and New York should determine who the president is. " don't want any goddamn know-nothing rural hicks deciding who the president should be. I am a proud liberal coastal elite and I think we should pick the president because we know better."

    At another dinner, Ellis tells how his mild criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement (on aesthetic, rather than substantive grounds) caused a female dinner companion to suddenly explode into a spastic rage and begin sputtering about "white patriarchy" and how Trump hadn't really won the election. This woman, Ellis notes, "lived in a penthouse with stunning views of Central Park and probably had a net worth of more than ten million dollars, so I kept wondering why her vast misery was all Trump's fault."

    Ellis is no conservative or Republican, he's mostly apolitical. Nor is he a fan of Donald Trump, whom he used as the personification of yuppie avarice in American Psycho. But Ellis can recognize mass hysteria when he sees it.

    Ellis' friends describe the hangovers, "literal and metaphysical" on the morning after the election. His millennial boyfriend is reduced to a physical and emotional wreck.

    "This wasn't the usual disappointment about election results," writes Ellis, "this was fear and horror and outrage that it seemed would never subside and not just for members of Generation Wuss, like my partner, but also for real grownups, in their forties and fifties and sixties, so unhinged that their team hadnt won that they began using terms like "apocalypse" and "Hitlerian."

    [ Who does this remind us of ? Ro-o-o-o-o-ver !!! Here Rover !! *whistles* ]

    At one point during the campaign, Ellis offhandedly tweeted that he had just come home from a dinner in West Hollywood where he'd been shocked to discover that the entire table was voting for Trump.

    The tweet became international news overnight, with many on the left refusing to believe that anyone in that part of LA would vote for Trump (so airtight was their bubble). Later one of the participants at that dinner asked that Ellis not to ever mention who was present for fear of being 'outed' as a Trump supporter in Hollywood. Ellis can only comment, "What an awful way to live."

    Reflecting back on another era, Ellis wonders how Frank Sinatra might have fared in today's self-censorious age. If he sang 'The Lady is a Tramp,' would be accused of misogyny? White male patriarchy? Toxic masculinity? Would his records be boycotted? "Sinatra would have been disgusted by the Orwellian tenor of our current moment, but I can't imagine he would have ever bowed to it," Ellis concludes.

    Ellis admits to losing a few friends over his refusal to indulge their paranoia about Trump. This book isn't likely to win them back.


    • #3
      Poor Jim, he's lookin' dumber and his own words no less LOL


      - fun video to enjoy - ...........


      • #4
        Well, appears to be getting the attention and support it deserves.

        CNN's Jim Acosta Holds First Book Signing, But No One Showed Up
        3 days ago - CNN's Jim Acosta just can't get enough of Jim Acosta. The famously self-obsessed White House correspondent has a new book out, and you ...


        • #5
          Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post
          Well, appears to be getting the attention and support it deserves.

          CNN's Jim Acosta Holds First Book Signing, But No One Showed Up

          3 days ago - CNN's Jim Acosta just can't get enough of Jim Acosta. The famously self-obsessed White House correspondent has a new book out, and you ...
          Isn't he more popular than hilary even ??

          Her books were big time best sellers - in her mind at least.

          Maybe Jim can .... I don't know, he wrote a book though, good for him


          • #6
            Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

            Isn't he more popular than hilary even ??
            No, I don't think so.

            Her books were big time best sellers - in her mind at least.
            No, a lot of people parted with their cash to buy her books. Just the last one hasn't done all that well. Keep seeing Internet meme's about how the sale price is down to $5 or something.

            Maybe Jim can .... I don't know, he wrote a book though, good for him


            • #7
              Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post
              No, I don't think so.
              That's so sad isn't it ?

              Originally posted by eohrnberger View Post
              No, a lot of people parted with their cash to buy her books. Just the last one hasn't done all that well. Keep seeing Internet meme's about how the sale price is down to $5 or something.
              That's scary. Maybe America isn't so sold on the wonders of extreme liberalism/socialism after-all ?

              What's a lib to do ??????????