Monthly Archives: August 2016

Trump Surrogate Steve Cortes: Breitbart Isn’t A Racist Site Because Milo Yiannopoulos Is Gay [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Joy Reid held a panel on Sunday to address Stephen Bannon‘s hiring by the Donald Trump campaign on Sunday. During the discussion, one of the mogul’s supporters gave a really weird reason for why hiring the chief of Breitbart isn’t proof that the Trump movement is becoming increasingly far-right. Reid brought up examples of Breitbart affiliation with the ...

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Clinton Campaign Warns Against Complacency

The Hill reports: As she heads toward the fall with a solid lead in the polls, Hillary Clinton and her team are warning donors and Democrats not to be complacent in the final stretch of the campaign. While the post-convention weeks in August have been a high point for Clinton and a disastrous period for her Republican challenger Donald Trump, ...

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Giuliani: Videos Prove Hillary’s Brain Damage [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Donald Trump campaign adviser and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani asserted that online videos exist that raise serious questions about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s mental health. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Giuliani blamed the news media for failing to give attention to supposedly valid questions about Clinton’s psychological fitness. Asked to ...

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SHE REALLY SAID THIS: Trump Campaign Manager Says Trump “Doesn’t Hurl Personal Insults” [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Donald Trump’s new spinster might be a little spun out. Kellyanne Conway, promoted last week to be the mogul’s new campaign manager, denied Sunday that her new boss had ever insulted anyone. “He doesn’t hurl personal insults,” Conway said on ABC’s “This Week.” “He, just this week — look what he talked about. He’s ...

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Trump Campaign Manager Flip-Flops On Deporting Immigrants: That’s To Be Determined [VIDEO]

The wingnuts are furious. Good. The Washington Post reports: It’s unclear what exactly Donald Trump wants to do when it comes to the 11 million immigrants illegally living in the United States. For months, Trump has firmly said that he would implement mass deportations, saying last summer that all undocumented immigrants “have to go.” Then in June, he seemed to ...

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New GOP Ad Hits Hillary For “Elite” Donors [VIDEO]

Politico recaps: In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s recent fundraising along the East and West Coasts, the Republican National Committee have released a new web ad claiming the Democratic presidential nominee is out-of-touch with “everyday Americans.” The 19-second video, entitled “Hillary Clinton’s Liberal Elite Summer Tour,” begins with an airplane with Clinton’s logo. A voiceover from a flight attendant names ...

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New CBS Poll: Hillary + 6 In Swing State Ohio

CBS News reports: In Ohio, which is so critical to Donald Trump’s electoral fortunes, it is Hillary Clinton who has extended her lead and is now up six points, 46 percent to 40 percent; she was up four points in July. Clinton has made gains among women, and remains bolstered by a nearly-unified Democratic base. She wins 90 percent of ...

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David Duke Celebrates Trump/Breitbart Partnership: Racists Have Taken Over The Republican Party [AUDIO]

Via Mediaite: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump rocked the political media world this week by hiring Breitbart.com honcho Stephen K. Bannon to be his campaign CEO, and while the move has mainstream pundits scratching their heads, its meaning appears to be crystal clear to David Duke and his followers. The former Klan leader and current U.S. Senate candidate closed out ...

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Clinton Campaign Manager: We Can’t Find Anybody Crazy Enough To Play Trump In Debate Prep [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook said they still haven’t found a person to play Donald Trump in mock debates. “It’s very hard to find someone to mimic the reckless temperament and the hateful instincts and divisive instincts of Donald Trump,” Mook said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “Preparing for a debate with him is ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Trump Is Our Winston Churchill

From Jerry Falwell Jr.’s op-ed in the Washington Post: We are at a crossroads where our first priority must be saving our nation. We need a leader with qualities that resemble those of Winston Churchill, and I believe that leader is Donald Trump. As Churchill did, Trump possesses the resolve to put his country first and to never give up ...

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Disgraced Music Kingpin Lou Pearlman Dies In Prison At Age 62, Launched Backstreet Boys And NSYNC

Rolling Stone reports: Lou Pearlman, the Svengali-like manager behind Nineties boy bands like Backstreet Boys, ‘N Sync, O-Town and more, died Friday night behind bars while serving a 25-year prison sentence stemming from a $300 million Ponzi scheme. He was 62. The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ inmate locator confirms that Louis Pearlman died in custody on August 19th, with sources ...

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REPORT: Trump’s Companies Are $650M In Debt

The New York Times reports: On the campaign trail, Donald J. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has sold himself as a businessman who has made billions of dollars and is beholden to no one. But an investigation by The New York Times into the financial maze of Mr. Trump’s real estate holdings in the United States reveals that companies he ...

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AUSTRALIA: Government Breaks Promise, Will Push Marriage Referendum Back To February 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: The Turnbull government will push back the date of the proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite until February 2017, breaking a flagship pledge. The Prime Minister had said he wanted the vote to be held this year. However a spokesperson for Mr Turnbull told Fairfax that Special Minister of State, Scott Ryan, received advice last week from ...

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TRAILER: Hairspray Live!

Broadway World reports: NBC’s Hairspray Live! will air Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will originate from Los Angeles. The all-star cast includes Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Mabel, Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad, Derek Hough as Corny Collins, Ariana Grande as Penny Pingleton, Andrea Martin as Prudy Pingleton and Kristin Chenoweth as Velma ...

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IT’S GOT ELECTROLYTES: Rupert Murdoch Kills Plan To Use Idiocracy Character For Anti-Trump Ads

Mediaite reports: Comedy filmmaker and actor Mike Judge says that 20th Century Fox hit the kill switch on his plans to resurrect one of his most beloved films in order to give commentary on the 2016 election. “It was announced that they were anti-Trump, and I would’ve preferred to make them and then have the people decide,” Judge said. “Terry ...

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Bad Lip Reading At The Dem Convention [VIDEO]

CBS News recaps: “See, I’m wearing my three hemp bracelets and just rappin’ at ya.” — Bill Clinton, 2016. OK, so that wasn’t actually a thing Bill Clinton said. But watch “Bad Lip Reading” do its thing with the Democratic National Convention, and you’ll see him almost kind of appear to say it. The candidate herself is, of course, featured ...

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump On His “Regrets” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning the sincerity of Donald Trump’s new tone, highlighting in a video ad the times he has refused to apologize for his inflammatory rhetoric. The video released Saturday, titled “No Regrets,” intersperses Trump’s Thursday speech expressing “regret” for not choosing “the right words” at times with clips of his insults of various people ...

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ORLANDO: First Responder To Pulse Massacre Denied Treatment For PTSD Due To State Law Loophole

Orlando’s ABC affiliate reports: First responder Gerry Realin worked nearly round-the-clock after the Pulse terror attack on June 12. But now, because of the PTSD that followed that tragic night, his family could lose everything, Realin’s wife said. Jessica Realin said a loophole in state law lets police departments off the hook when their officers get PTSD. They said a ...

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The Liberal Redneck Vs Donald Trump [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: “I took a week off from Trump to talk about the Olympics and in the intervening time he has heavily implied someone should shoot Hillary Clinton… He explicitly stated multiple times that Obama founded ISIS… He went after freedom of the press again saying it should be illegal for the media just be able ...

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Trump: 95% Of Blacks Will Vote For Me In 2020

YEP. Via Politico: Donald Trump promised Friday night that if elected president, he will win 95 percent of the African-American vote in his reelection bid. Renewing his effort to reach out to black voters at a rally Friday evening, Trump suggested that Democratic politicians that overwhelmingly govern in America’s inner cities have failed African-Americans. Trump told the Dimondale, Michigan, crowd ...

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