By Ben Schreckinger via Politico: The content of the tweet @RealDonaldTrump posted on the night of Feb. 5, 2013, was bland: a simple thank you to the actress Sherri Shepherd for flattering comments she’d made about Trump on television. When Trump’s young social media manager saw the tweet, he was perplexed. He typically typed and sent Trump’s tweets for the boss, but in this case … Continue reading T-Day; The Day Trump Learned How to Tweet
By Aram Roston via Buzzfeed: The prominent evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. has for the first time acknowledged putting up $1.8 million for a business venture managed by a young pool attendant whom he and his wife befriended during a stay at a luxury hotel in 2012. BuzzFeed News first reported in May on a lawsuit that claimed the Falwells had developed a “friendly relationship” … Continue reading Pro-Trump Pastor Jerry Falwell Gave Hot Young Pool Boy $1.8 Million & Flew Him First Class on Personal Vacations While Promoting Anti-Gay “Christian Values” as Liberty University President
By Mary Marie of Fly Media: A very intense meeting between President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer just occurred while being live broadcast moments ago. It was a disaster. Personal aides to the President were shocked that he invited the press into the meeting. Chuck Schumer in part of a heated discussion asked the President if we … Continue reading Tantrum Trump Invites Press in to Witness His Destructive Discussions – Watch Full White House Embarrassing Debate Here
By Carol D. Leonnig & Josh Dawsey via The Washington Post – Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. White House ethics officials learned of Trump’s repeated use of personal … Continue reading Lock Ivanka Up! Lock Ivanka Up! Oh the Hypocrisy….
By CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO and NANCY COOK via Politico: Bottled-up hostility in President Donald Trump’s administration flowed to the surface Tuesday during a remarkable 12-hour period following an awkward midterm détente and tense trip to Paris over which the president is still seething. “It’s like an episode of ‘Maury,’” one former Trump aide observed to POLITICO as the spectacle unfolded. “The only thing that’s missing is … Continue reading Absolute Turmoil in Trump’s White House
(Daily Beast) The leader of a white nationalist group whose members marched in the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville proudly posted pictures on Wednesday from a visit to the White House. Patrick Casey, who heads the group Identity Evropa, posted the pictures to Twitter, in which he is seen posing on the White House grounds on what he described as a visit to “pay … Continue reading It doesn’t matter if Trump thinks he’s not racist… Racists think he’s racist.
(The Daily Beast) Nearly two years of organizing, marching, candidate recruitment and unprecedented fundraising has led the Democratic party to a critical moment. On Tuesday, it can either reassert itself politically or fall short, prompting an utter and complete psychological meltdown. Most in the party believe that the path they will go down will be the former; that they will gain a majority in the … Continue reading What if Democrats lose today?
(The Daily Beast) Anatoliy Kuzmin held out his daughter’s blue U.S. passport over a red Russian one and snapped a photo from a Florida beach. “Woohoo! Got dual citizenship for my daughter!” he wrote on Instagram. American citizenship for the newborn girl was the goal of Kuzmin and his Instagram-celebrity wife, who sought the help of birth-tourism services in Florida for the arrival of their first child. They … Continue reading As Trump rails against birthright citizenship, Russians flock to his U.S. properties to give birth to American children.
(via NY Magazine) Anti-intellectualism is an enduring feature of modern Republican politics, and accordingly, conservative intellectuals have taken up the job of justifying this state of affairs. Historically, their claims have glommed onto some great deep truth that the putatively dim-witted right-wing politician grasps, but which has eluded the liberal elites. (“For there is one thing that the American people know about Senator McCarthy,” wrote … Continue reading Do Liberals Hate Trump Because He’s a Typical American?
(CNN’s Chris Cillizza) Campaign politics tends to be a lowest-common-denominator business. If something works — no matter how loathsome or even untrue — then it gets used. The end always justifies the means — and the end is always and only winning. And yet, even by that incredibly low bar, what some right-wing pundits have done in the wake of 10 mail pipe bombs being sent … Continue reading The disgusting lie of the “false flag” pushed by some prominent conservatives