Monday, January 1, 2024

Jingle Bells, Donald Smells...

 This week, I’ve been highly amused by the mini-drama that has erupted over the degree to which TFG smells bad.

Former Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger posted on X on December 16, "I'm genuinely surprised how people close to Trump haven't talked about the odor. It's truly something to behold. Wear a mask if you can."

He went on to add to the description: “The former president has a distinct smell of armpits, ketchup, a butt, and makeup, that’s been … put into a blender as if it has been bottled as a cologne. I’ve been amazed that everybody is just kind of learning about this now.”

I’ve always assumed that TFG smelled like a mixture of hairspray and powder. I was sure a guy as reportedly fussy as he is about his appearance would also take care to manage his aroma. In fact, I’m surprised he hasn’t slapped a name on and branded it.

I don’t know if what Kinzinger is saying is true, but in today’s world, it really doesn’t matter. What matters is that people are talking about it. It’s getting mentions in the press and there are memes everywhere.

TFG had to issue rebuttals to it, which I’m sure takes valuable time away from planning the destruction of our system of government. You know it’s already taking up brain capacity in a place where there isn’t much volume to start with.

The Lincoln Project has already released an ad on the topic because they know that this is the kind of thing that gets under his skin. It’s like that with anything that takes a chunk out of his meticulously crafted image. They want to distract him and make him look unhinged; maybe provoke him into making a bigger fool of himself than usual.

I’m enjoying this because it serves him right. After all the personal attacks he’s lobbed at opponents, here’s a big one coming back on him.

And it becomes important because smell is something that gets a visceral reaction. It bypasses reason and goes straight to the central nervous system. So labeling him as one who smells bad and including some features that sound believable is a skilled PR move. Whether it changes any votes remains to be seen. If the Republicans stick to their usual form, they’ll be coming up with countercharges about how President Biden smells, maybe a combination of hair tonic, Werthers, and arthritis cream.

So, truth or not, it doesn’t matter. If TFG has proven anything, it’s that a lie becomes the truth to many people if you repeat it often enough.


I don’t care if this is actually the first of the year, I’m treating this as my last post of 2023, and as such, it’s time for a meme dump! This is where I post all the memes I harvested over the last year and then held for an opportunity for use that never came. Or I forgot.



This is probably the most important one of all:




Just for Fun



And on that note, thank you for spending time with me this year. I hope you continue to visit in 2024 Happy New Year from the House of Bluz.


Mrs. Nibbs said...

Hair tonic, Werthers and arthritic cream - 😂 😂

Margaret (Peggy or Peg too) said...

Omg I had never heard this but it's a damn said it no less. I find it funny if not true because, well it's funny. He is such a horses ass and deserves it. He wears the same thing all the time, blue suit, white shirt, red tie. Maybe not often washed/dry cleaned. Lol

Happy New Year!

Margaret (Peggy or Peg too) said...

BTW, it's been said by both sides he wears a diaper so maybe smelling that too.

Infidel753 said...

I've seen speculation that the combination of medications Trump uses, along with his overall bad health, has rendered him incontinent, which would explain the smell. But it's probably a recent or intermittent problem, since I don't think Stormy Daniels ever mentioned it, which she probably would have if she'd encountered it.

If Melania married him for his money, she's really paying for every penny. But we knew that.

bluzdude said...

Peg, I presume he has a whole closet full of the same suits, shirts, and ties.

And the diaper would explain a lot, from the smell to his gait.

bluzdude said...

Fair point about Stormy. If she's game to describe his little mushroom dick, you'd think the smell was in play too.

Melania is probably on the hotline to Vlad, trying to arrange a fast trip over the side of a building for her husband.

Bohemian said...

OMG still LMAO at that last one. I may be why St. Anthony is fed up and stepped down. *Smiles* As for 45 smelling bad, not really a surprise and I'm glad he's being put on blast for it so he implodes, since, something like that bothers him ever so much more than accusations of horrible Crimes he's Indicted for and he can con his Base into thinking aren't True... if he Smells, then, it's indisputable and even IF untrue, if we all say it often enuf and play his Game, then, it sticks. Karma is quite the Bitch like that.

bluzdude said...

Re: that last one. Once seen, can't be unseen. Makes me laugh every time.

Lady M said...

Hee hee - had to laugh about the enormous penis!

Cousin Angela said...

Thanks for making me think and laugh! Happy New Year with hope for change. :)