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Another loser cult member.

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Of course her looks are a recurring theme, it is most of what it takes for a woman to get "close" to TFG. If you're not pearly white skinned eye candy, he's not interested. The rest is the ability to fawn in the batting of (not required to be yours) an eyelash.

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Does she have a special printer bag? Strong Gary on Veep vibes

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PS of course she’s evangelical OF COURSE

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"Human Printer" sounds terrifyingly like something out of one of those SNL Bill Hader/Stefon-sketches from back in the day (like a "Human Roomba" or a "Human Suitcase").

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Whether it's Harp or not, it seems odd that a "junior staffer" has full access to an ex-President's and current Presidential candidate's social media account and can post anything she or he wants. I would think a professional (hahahaha) campaign would keep tight control over that.

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Wonderful piece!! There is also attribution and a link on Politico Playbook FUN ONE — “Meet Trump’s ‘Human Printer,’” by The Bulwark’s Marc Caputo: “Whenever Donald Trump brandishes a stack of papers or reads a printout of a social media post, he’s relying on the work of NATALIE HARP.

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Whoever came up with the idea of keeping Trump quiet in court by giving him printouts of flattering articles and Sharpies to color out the bits that weren't sufficiently fawning is a genius in managing narcissistic, 70+ toddlers. Over US$100K well spent.

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"Suck it up and shut up" sounds like Trump's 2024 vision for America.

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Why does EVERYTHING involving Trump have to be like an exhibit from a museum of oddities? "Human Printer"? What next? Sigh.

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So another Christian who worships a man who makes a mockery of actual faith and real Christians .

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She will have been raised as a Christian nationalist. She knows how to act appropriately as a dutiful woman. Liberty U will have polished her up. It breaks my heart. The young men they’re raising to be warriors for Christ.

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It feels like there were some additional words after that last sentence. The young men they are raising to be warriors for Christ don’t appear to know Him and what He stood for? It’s like these Christian Nationalists just took Jesus out of the whole thing.

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They use Jesus as a token but it’s a political movement. I hate that I even know that.

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I would guess he needs large copies of things to read because he is in need of reading glasses or more at 77 & wants to hide that “aging” image problem, too.

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But I worked SO hard today! Fires up ChatGPT, “Print everything Donald Trump would like”, brrrpppp….brrrppp, pours herself a warm bath and a glass of wine, lights candles, makes sure her batteries are charged…

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Has a real Ron Burgundy vibe.

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The Washington Examiner printed "Meet Trump's 'Human Printer'" with attribution. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/3012788/trumps-human-printer-is-also-his-social-media-filter/

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Attribution, but no link.

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Great piece Marc, as usual!! Of course Harp is front and centre re Trump for her brains and it has nothing to do with looks. Trump is honourable and is as pure as the driven snow. Just ask the adult film actress and playboy bunny.

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I haven't seen what she looks like, but someone who lights up the TV screen probably doesn't have the MAGA-required giant lips, botoxed face, obvious checkbones, pouty smile, and hair extensions. Interesting.

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I feel like most people dance around the “looks” thing with Trump.

I get that, on cable news, everyone’s professionally pretty. I’m sure Shannon Bream has a spectacular resume, but if she had the same resume and looked like a female Harvey Weinstein she wouldn’t be there. It’s fine. Fox News is a business. Their business model is to piss off grandpa and scare grandma to death. You do that by giving grandpa someone nice to look at who sounds just like him. Welcome to America.

But with Trump, I think a lot of those professional pretty people shy away from calling out the fact that all the women around Trump are professionally pretty too. And their resumes are rarely stellar. Some are, don’t get me wrong, but most aren’t. To wit, Ms. Harp.

Hope Hicks, Kellyanne Conway, Alyssa Farrah-Griffin, on and on.

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Oh and look at the VP suck-ups. Kristi Noem has transformed herself into Lara Trump. Elise Stefanik, she’s altering her looks too. They both know he has no interest in average-looking women.

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WRT Biden "blowing" the debate(s):

TBH, I do notthink that Biden will get a chance to blow the debate(s) as I think that, ultimately, Trump will be a no show (unless he manages to get a venue with a big crowd and the ability to talk over Biden).

Trump is not up to a "real" debate--and I think his handlers (at least) understand that. Given Trump's standard level of cowardice, I tend to think he will ultimately find some excuse not to debate.

WRT Harp:

Of course, whoever has the ear of the dictator has a lot of influence. Information gatekeeping is key. And, shockingly, she is an attractive blond female. I am surprised at that choice :rolleyes:

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Agreed. I think that the chance of Trump canceling because "Biden was afraid of having a live audience" are better than 50/50. If he does get on a stage with Biden, Biden should push enough of his buttons to get him blathering incoherently and foaming at the mouth before too long.

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It's going to be that Biden wouldn't take a drug test, which he won't. This is especially true because Trump never included himself in the drug testing. Reminds me of the covid testing he didn't do in 2020.

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Yep, or some similar, lame-brained excuse. That will become a meme.

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Which, frankly, is easy to do. Especially if he has to sit through stretches where his mic is not live.

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