Idiocracy

Sean Spicer Threatens To Sic Cops On Reporter Who Texted To Ask About His White House Note-Taking

Axios reports: The Watergate resonance of the Bob Mueller probe rose this week with a CNN report that the special counsel has details of wiretaps of “former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election.” Now we can tell you about another potential honey pot for Mueller. Former colleagues of Sean Spicer tell Axios ...

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Sanders: Rocket Man Nickname Is A “Trump Original”

Metro USA reports: No, President Donald Trump didn’t coin the Rocket Man nickname for the leader of North Korea —British business magazine The Economist first used the nickname 11 years ago to describe then-North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the father of current leader Kim Jong Un. The cover of the magazine’s July 8, 2006 issue featured Kim Jong Il, ...

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Trump Praises Nonexistent Nation Of “Nambia” [VIDEO]

The Week reports: President Trump announced that the nonexistent country of “Nambia” has an increasingly self-sufficient health-care system during a United Nations lunch with African leaders on Wednesday. So far, Trump appears to have failed to impress African leaders — a photo of the Zimbabwean delegation listening to Trump’s U.N. speech on Tuesday went viral and President Robert Mugabe appeared ...

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Trump Mocks The Emmys For Low Ratings

The Washington Post reports: President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was ...

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White House Quotes Obama Out Of Context To Defend Trump’s Threat To “Completely Destroy” North Korea

The Daily Kos reports: When you take the position of press secretary in the Trump White House, the first thing they teach you is highly selective editing. Presidents have always been clear to deter threats: “We could, obviously, destroy North Korea with our arsenals” –@BarackObama last year — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) September 19, 2017 That certainly makes it appear that ...

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Trump Threatens To “Totally Destroy” North Korea, Calls Kim Jong-Un “Rocket Man” In UN Address [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: If the United States is “forced to defend itself and its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” President Trump told the gathering. In his address to the General Assembly on Tuesday morning, Mr. Trump denounced North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong-un, saying the nation “threatens the entire world ...

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Trump Proposes Massive Military Parade

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump now wants to hold military parades in the United States — because he saw the French doing it. Trump on Monday said the Bastille Day military parades in France have inspired him to consider a similar extravaganza in Washington, D.C. for Independence Day. “It was one of the greatest parades I’ve ever ...

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Sean Spicer: I Regret Lying About The Inauguration

The New York Times reports: During his surprise comedy skit at the Emmys on Sunday, Sean Spicer may have made light of his six-month tenure as the White House press secretary, but a message was also embedded in his performance. In an interview on Monday morning, Mr. Spicer said he now regrets one of his most infamous moments as press ...

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Trump Opened His First UN Speech By Plugging His Nearby Apartment Building Because Of Course [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Well then. President Trump kicked off his Monday speech before the United National general assembly with a plug for his nearby residential tower. “I actually saw great potential across the street, to be honest with you, and it’s only for the reason that the United Nations was here that that turned out to be such a successful ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway: All The Trump Jokes At The Emmys Made People Tune Out [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway was no fan of the overtly political tone at Sunday night’s Emmy awards, complaining Monday morning that the ceremony featured much of the “sameness” that she said is generally prevalent in Hollywood. “They got plucked and polished and waxed and some of them didn’t eat for two months — and all for what? ...

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Trump Lawyers Overheard Arguing About Russia Probe

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s legal team is wrestling with how much to cooperate with the special counsel looking into Russian election interference, an internal debate that led to an angry confrontation last week between two White House lawyers and that could shape the course of the investigation. The debate in Mr. Trump’s West Wing has pitted Donald ...

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GOP House Rep. Chris Collins Defends Trump’s Anti-Hillary Golf Ball Meme: He’s Just A Fun Guy [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump again retweeted a weird video that drew many a raised eyebrow over the weekend, this time depicted him shooting a golf ball into former political rival Hillary Clinton. And when Rep. Chris Collins was asked about it on CNN Monday morning, he began laughing, before explaining that “the president does have a sense of humor.” ...

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Sean Spicer Makes Cameo At The Emmys [VIDEO]

Aaron Blake writes for the Washington Post: Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer got a turn on one of Hollywood’s glitziest stages Sunday night. And he used it to laugh about the falsehoods he told the American people in an attempt to rehabilitate his image. I’m all for a good laugh. And I’ll add up front that there are ...

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“Mother Of All Trump Rallies” Draws Smaller Crowd Than “Juggalo” Rally And Hillary Clinton’s Book-Signing

The Independent reports: While Donald Trump jetted away from Washington DC for a weekend retreat in New Jersey, hundreds of his supporters descended on the city to demand protection for “traditional American culture”. Protesters came from around the country for the so-called “Mother of All Rallies” (MOAR) – a pro-Trump, right-wing protest that organisers billed as the “Woodstock of American ...

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Propaganda Minister Conway: When Trump Speaks To UN He Will Promote America’s Sovereignty [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway previewed President Trump’s upcoming, first appearance before the U.N. General Assembly this week, saying he would promote global leadership and sovereignty at the international body. “He will be promoting peace, he will be promoting prosperity, and the president will be promoting sovereignty and accountability,” Conway said on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends” ...

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Trump Retweets Violent Anti-Hillary Meme

Heavy.com reports: President Donald Trump once again retweeted a violent meme on a Sunday morning. This time, the tweet was from a user named @Fuctupmind and appears to show him hitting a golf ball at Hillary Clinton. “Donald Trump’s amazing golf swing #CrookedHillary,” the tweet reads. The woman in the clip doesn’t appear to actually be the real Clinton being ...

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British PM Complained To Trump About Terror Tweets

Bloomberg reports: Theresa May complained directly to Donald Trump after the U.S. president said on Twitter that the people behind a Friday bombing in London were known to British police, according to a U.K. government official familiar with the conversation. Trump called the British prime minister to offer his condolences over the attack on a subway train, which injured 22 ...

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Stone: Trump’s Mismatched Suit Is An Abomination

Roger Stone thinks it’s an “abomination” that Trump wore black pants with a blue jacket for a photo op with Sen. Tim Scott, who visited the White House for an alleged discussion about racism. Via Mediaite: Shortly after the meeting, the White House released an image of Scott and Trump in the Oval Office with Trump listening intently as Scott ...

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London Cops Slam Trump’s “Unhelpful” Terror Tweets

Buzzfeed News reports: The Metropolitan police has called Donald Trump’s comments on the Parsons Green explosion “pure speculation” and “unhelpful” after the US president posted a series of tweets following the terror incident in west London. “Anyone with information relating to the investigation should contact the counter-terrorism hotline,” the spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. Trump had tweeted to say the attack ...

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Trump Again Complains That His Hands Are Too YUGE To Wear Rubber Gloves During Hurricane Relief Stop

The New Yorker reports: President Trump, who’s been dealing with smart alecks making fun of his gerbil hands since he was a fixture in Spy magazine, made a show of not being able to fit into a pair of rubber gloves on Thursday, the second time he’s done so in as many weeks. During his trip to hurricane-ravaged Naples, Florida, ...

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