Edward Norton calls Trump a ‘whiny’ ‘b—-‘ in Twitter rant: ‘Name his bluff’
Edward Norton went after President Trump amid his ongoing authorized battle to problem the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election.
“I’m no political pundit however I grew up w a dad who was a federal prosecutor & he taught me rather a lot & I’ve additionally sat a good quantity of poker w severe gamers & l’ll say this: I don’t suppose Trump is attempting to ‘make his base glad’ or ‘laying the groundwork for his personal community’ or that ‘chaos is what he loves,'” Norton started a Twitter thread on Friday.
“The core of it’s that he is aware of he’s in deep, multi-dimensional authorized jeopardy & this defines his each motion. We’re seeing 1) a tactical delay of the transition to purchase time for coverup & proof suppression 2) above all, a determined endgame which is to create sufficient chaos & nervousness about peaceable switch of energy, & worry of irreparable injury to the system, that he can minimize a Nixon-style deal in change for lastly conceding.”
The Oscar-nominated actor expanded on his poker analogy, insisting Trump “does not have the playing cards” and that his “bluff after ‘the flop’ has been known as in courtroom.”
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“His ‘flip card’ bluff can be an escalation & his ‘River card’ bluff may very well be actually ugly. However they should be known as,” Norton defined. “We can’t let this mobster bully the USA right into a deal to save lots of his a– by threatening our democracy. THAT is his play. However he’s bought junk in his hand. So name him.”
The “Unbelievable Hulk” star then leveled a number of insults towards the president.
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“I’ll permit that he’s additionally a whiny, sulky, petulant, Grinchy, vindictive little 10-ply-super-soft b—- who little doubt is simply throwing a depraved pout fest & attempting to present a tiny-hand center finger to the entire nation for pure spite, and not using a single thought for the lifeless & dying,” Norton wrote. “However his contemptible, treasonous, seditious assault on the steadiness of our political compact isn’t about 2024, private enrichment or the rest aside from attempting to make use of chaos & risk to the inspiration of the system as leverage to commerce for a protected exit. Name. His. Bluff.”
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Norton added, “Religion within the power of our sacred establishments & founding ideas is severely stretched…however they are going to maintain. They may. He’s leaving, gracelessly & in infamy. But when we commerce for it, give him some brokered settlement, we’ll be weak to his return. We are able to’t flinch.”