Journalist Asks Trump Supporters: The F*ck Is Wrong With You? Have You Heard Him Speak?

Election '16

Deadspin columnist, author, and GQ correspondent Drew Magary “wants a word with anyone who's about to be on the wrong side of history.” In his opinion piece published Wednesday, Magary speaks the inner thoughts of many when it comes to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump—the guy who brings most to the brink of implosion. Magary personifies those thoughts in a powerful compilation of verbiage directed in anger and frustration at Trump supporters.

In the beginning of his piece Magary brings up the earlier news that came out this week by Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold who uncovered yet another Donald Trump scam. It seems the GOP POTUS nominee used over $250,000 in charitable donations to help pay off his legal bills. Magary, mighty in his words, lashes out at Trump’s steadfast refusal to pay people what he owes them, and what seems to irk Magary even more is that Trump brags about it. In frustration, the writer says he knows that, in the end, people are still going to vote for Trump, and though it may not be enough to get him elected, Malgary can’t seem to wrap his brain around the mindset of Trump supporters.  

​Nothing that Trump says, no damning piece of Trump reportage, and certainly no opinion piece like this one will stop his voters from pulling the lever. Nor will anything stop Trump from being the officious, braindead goon that he is. He will never answer for his crimes, and there’s a frighteningly large portion of the electorate that will always love him for that.

Magary then cuts to a direct censuring message to Trump supporters: 

Because while Trump is a miserable bastard, YOU are the people who have handed him the bullhorn. YOU are the people willing to embarrass this nation and put it on the brink of economic ruin all because you wanna throw an electoral hissy fit. YOU are the people who want to revolutionize the way America does business by voting for its worst businessman, a disgusting neon pig who only makes money when he causes problems for other people instead of solving them. YOU are the thin-skinned yokels who clutch your bandoliers whenever someone hurls the mildest of slurs at you (“deplorables”), while cheering Trump on as he leaves a bonfire of truly hateful invective everywhere he goes. YOU are the people willing to overlook the fact that Trump is an unqualified, ignorant sociopath because DURRRR HILLARY IS BAD TOO DURRRR.

Alas, that was Magary was just warming up. 

And so I’d just like to say to that portion of the electorate: Fuck you. No, seriously. Go fuck yourselves. I’m not gonna waste any more time trying to convince you that you’re about to do something you’ll regret forever. I’m not gonna show you old clips of Trump saying rotten things. I’m not gonna try to ANNIHILATE Trump by showing you records of his hypocrisy and greed. I’m not gonna link to a John Oliver clip and be like, “THIS. So much this.” Nothing’s gonna take down Trump at this point, so I’m not gonna bother. No no, this post is for ME. I am preaching to the sad little choir in my soul here.

Making another excellent point, Magary tells the deplorables, ”My reasons for hating Trump are better than your reasons for hating Hillary. Show me all the arguments against her you like. You guys don’t give a shit about facts and research when it comes to Trump...” Trump “human waste” says, Magary — and the “worst of America stuffed into a nacho cheese casing.” Margary adds Trump is emblematic of the kind of “arrogant, flag-waving, trashy, racist moron that the rest of us have to DRAG kicking and screaming into the 21st century: Cliven Bundy, Sean Hannity, Kim Davis, and on and on and on.” He tells Trump supporters if they vote for him, they are not making America great again—they are killing it and “handing the most important job on Earth to Napoleon from Animal Farm.” You can hear Magary cry out in his words that he can’t understand why Trump supporters can’t see this! Concluding Magary asks Trump supporters,

Haven’t you heard this asshole talk? THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU?

You can read Drew Magary’s full piece here. Phew! I need a cigarette and I don’t even smoke.

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