Town Square

Post a New Topic

Editorial: The menace in the White House

Original post made on Jan 17, 2021

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic has become a backdrop in the aftermath of an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, January 17, 2021, 7:43 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Ellen Wheeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 17, 2021 at 11:55 am

Ellen Wheeler is a registered user.

Thank you for posting this.

Posted by Mark
a resident of Shoreline West
on Jan 17, 2021 at 11:11 pm

Mark is a registered user.

In order to draw the conclusion he was inciting riots, one would need to hold the absurd position that his figurative speech ("fight like Hell") is literal and his literal speech (walk "peacefully and patriotically") was figurative.

Trump also said in the speech, "I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard."

No media outlet ever actually uses the entire quotes from Trump.

There is nothing more frighting than what is going on now with the mass censorship that is happening. No one on Parlor planned the riots on 1/10/21 It happened on Facebook. Yet the 5 Elites who run Silicon Valley, and them alone, will decide from now on who can say what and they will pick the next President.

Posted by home of elitists
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:57 am

home of elitists is a registered user.

"No media outlet ever actually uses the entire quotes"

Says the guy who can't even use Trumps complete quote? ("fight like Hell")

You mock your own attempt to defend trump by weakly editing the sentence.

Trump: “We fight like hell and if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore.”

The rest of the drivel is nonsensical - Trump (a true elitist) isn't being censored - he has a complete White House press corps at his fingertips. Why hasn't he held press conferences on this?

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

In order to encourage respectful and thoughtful discussion, commenting on stories is available to those who are registered users. If you are already a registered user and the commenting form is not below, you need to log in. If you are not registered, you can do so here.

Please make sure your comments are truthful, on-topic and do not disrespect another poster. Don't be snarky or belittling. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

See our announcement about requiring registration for commenting.

Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.

Polar vortexes and clean energy in the Upper Midwest
By Sherry Listgarten | 6 comments | 4,230 views

'We believe in empathy and profitability.' This new company wants to redefine delivery for local restaurants
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 4,158 views

Union demands too many: Open up the schools now!
By Diana Diamond | 18 comments | 3,465 views

Couples and Premarital: How Do You Define Love?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 691 views


Calling all photographers!

Enter your best shots in the Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is March 22.

Contest Details