Not a real catastrophe

Oh goddddddd. Bozo is in Puerto Rico. Bozo is talking.

President Trump on Tuesday told Puerto Rico officials they should feel “very proud” they haven’t lost thousands of lives like in “a real catastrophe like Katrina,” while adding that the devastated island territory has thrown the nation’s budget “a little out of whack.”

Silly silly silly Puerto Rico, inviting a hurricane to visit them without checking the nation’s budget first.

Trump’s remarks came as he touched down in San Juan amid harsh criticism of the slow federal response to the natural disaster and after he praised himself earlier in the day for the “great job” and “A-plus” performance he said his administration deserved for its response to Hurricane Maria.

He’s an awesome A-plus guy, with the world’s most gorgeous blonde hair and a brain second only to Isaac Newton’s.

“Every death is a horror, but if you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous — hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died, and you look at what happened here, with really a storm that was just totally overpowering, nobody’s ever seen anything like this,” Trump said, before turning to a local official to ask how many people had died in storm. “What is your death count as of this moment? 17? 16 people certified, 16 people versus in the thousands.”

Yay! So so lucky. Puerto Rico didn’t have a storm surge that drowned thousands of houses, instead it had winds that smashed every bit of infrastructure on the island, so they get to die more slowly than the people of New Orleans. SO LUCKY.

The president also seemed to fault the small island for imperiling the United States’s budget by requiring hurricane relief funds, saying, “I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.”

He’s such a lovely thoughtful compassionate tactful guy.

Before Trump’s impromptu remarks, the president’s visit was intended to be highly scripted…

Yeah well. Toddlers don’t know from scripted.

As the president, clad in a black windbreaker and khakis, departed the White House, he said Cruz has “come back a long way,” before returning to one his favorite topics — himself and his own performance.

“I think it’s now acknowledged what a great job we’ve done, and people are looking at that,” he said. “And in Texas and in Florida, we get an A-plus. And I’ll tell you what, I think we’ve done just as good in Puerto Rico, and it’s actually a much tougher situation. But now the roads are cleared, communications is starting to come back. We need their truck drivers to start driving trucks.”

Yes can we please stop talking about Puerto Rico now and talk about Trump instead? About how awesome Trump is? Can we stick to that please? Is that asking too much?

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