Idiocracy

Trump Vows That His Twitter Assholery Will Never End

The Washington Examiner reports: To President Trump, his social media habits have been vindicated by the fact that he won the 2016 election, and on Saturday accused a wave of “fake news” of attempting to turn his party against his tweets. He said as much on Saturday, following a wave of criticism over his controversial tweets about “Morning Joe” co-hosts ...

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Lewandowski: Trump Is The Hemingway Of Twitter

Mediaite reports: On Friday night, Kimberly Guilfoyle was filling in as host of Hannity and led a panel with Charlie Hurt of The Washington Times and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to discuss President Trump‘s ongoing battle with the media. Guilfoyle called Trump a “verbal jiu jitsu artist” and a “slayer.” Lewandowski reacted. “He’s the Ernest Hemingway of Twitter,” ...

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Trump Issues Yet Another Attack On “Garbage” Media

The Hill reports: President Trump laid into CNN on Saturday morning, claiming that the news network “has finally been exposed” as “fake news” and “garbage journalism.” “It’s about time!” Trump added in a tweet, one of several rapid-fire Saturday morning missives on Twitter going after media outlets and personalities. Trump’s tweet Saturday maintaining his longtime feud with CNN came shortly ...

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25 FOR THE 25TH: More House Dems Sign Onto Bill To Create Commission On Trump Being “Incapacitated”

Yahoo News reports: For months, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have privately counseled their more militant members to forswear talk of impeaching President Trump, telling them the political support for such a step simply doesn’t exist in the GOP-controlled Congress. But 25 House Democrats, including the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, are now pushing ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Chicago Has A High Crime Rate Because The People Living There Are Immoral

Raw Story reports: Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held an off-camera press briefing on Friday, saying that the press office doesn’t want to overshadow an announcement of a new executive order by President Donald Trump. However, in her short 16-minute appearance off-camera, Sanders managed to blame the people of Chicago for the city’s high crime rate, saying ...

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REPORT: Kushner Told Joe Scarborough To Apologize To Trump Or The Enquirer Would Expose Affair With Mika

New York Magazine reports: According to three sources familiar with the private conversations, what happened was this: After the inauguration, Morning Joe’s coverage of Trump turned sharply negative. “This presidency is fake and failed,” Brzezinski said on March 6, for example. Around this time, Scarborough and Brzezinski found out the Enquirer was preparing a story about their affair. While Scarborough ...

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Leaked Tape Reveals Trump Telling RNC Crowd He Should Sue “Horrible Human Beings” At CNN [AUDIO]

The Intercept has published audio of Donald Trump telling the crowd at his $10M Republican National Committee reelection fundraiser that he should sue CNN. Reporters were banned from attending the event. They write: Trump drew loud applause with his suggestion that he was prevailing in his campaign against the cable news network. “Boy, did CNN get killed over the last ...

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Trump Continues Attack On MSNBC’s Morning Joe

The Hill reports: “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough said President Trump was making “yet another lie” on Friday with comments about the National Enquirer. Just as the MSNBC show was to go off the air on Friday, Trump tweeted that Scarborough had called to get him to stop a negative story that was to be published in the Enquirer. The ...

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RNC Chair Defends Trump’s Attacks: The President Acted Like A Human Today And Pushed Back [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox News anchor Julie Banderas pleaded with Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel to stop trying to defend President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet attacking Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski. McDaniel replied with what has now become a typical defense of Trump’s vicious tweet attacking the appearance of a TV anchor: “the GOP and the president are ...

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White House: Children Shouldn’t Look To Trump As A Role Model, They Should Look To God [VIDEO]

Reporter: “You talk about being personally affected by all of this as well – and that there’s nothing wrong with the president fighting fire with fire – is the argument that you’re making. You have stood here and talked about your family at this podium. Are you going to tell your kids this behavior is OK?” Sarah Huckabee Sanders: “Look, ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Flees Questions About Trump’s “Bloody Facelift” Tweets [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Even Kellyanne Conway has NO defense for President Trump’s verbal attack on Mika Brzezinski … because she tried every possible tactic to avoid the topic. We got Trump’s Counselor Thursday morning on Capitol Hill — just a few hours after his brutal tweets about Mika. We barely got the question out when she launched into every pivot in ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: The White House has confirmed that Deputy White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders would lead an on-camera press briefing at 2:00 p.m. EST on Thursday. The once daily pressers have become a thing of the past, with reporters typically in the dark over whether they will be held on camera, off camera, or at all. The briefings have ...

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Huckabee Sanders Defends Trump’s Disgusting Attacks: This Is A President Who Fights Fire With Fire [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: After the President sent out a vicious tweet attacking MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski and claiming she had a “face lift,” deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended President Donald Trump, saying he “fights fire with fire.” “Look, I don’t think that the president’s ever been someone who gets attacked and doesn’t push back. There ...

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GOP Senators Beg Trump To End Abusive Tweeting: This Isn’t Normal And It’s Beneath The Dignity Of Your Office

The Hill reports: Two GOP senators assailed President Trump’s Thursday morning Twitter attack on the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” saying the insults were “beneath the dignity” of the office of the president. Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and Ben Sasse (Neb.) joined a loud chorus on social media denouncing the president’s latest tweets. Trump savaged “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika ...

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Trump Screams About “Fake News” Washington Post After They Report On His Totally Fake TIME Covers

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday attacked The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, for its coverage of him and his administration. The president is escalating his attacks on the news media as he struggles to advance his agenda in Congress and grapples with the wide-ranging probe into whether his associates colluded with Russia in its ...

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Trump Hangs Fake TIME Cover In Golf Clubs [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports:  The framed copy of Time Magazine was hung up in at least four of President Trump’s golf clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire cover was a photo of Donald Trump. “Donald Trump: The ‘Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the big headline said. Above the Time nameplate, there was another headline in all caps: ...

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Trump On Trumpcare Fail: “If We Don’t Get It Done It’s Going To Be Something We Don’t Like And That’s OK”

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says that if the health care bill fails to pass in the Senate, he won’t like it — but “that’s OK.” Trump spoke Tuesday at a gathering of Senate Republicans after their leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill until at least next month. Trump says, “This will be great if ...

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Huckabee Sanders Rants At “Outrageous” Reporter, Suggests Everybody Watch James O’Keefe’s Video

Mediaite reports: Sanders began with a question from Breitbart’s Charlie Spiering, who asked if Donald Trump went on a tweetstorm against CNN this morning because the network’s retraction wasn’t good enough to satisfy the president. Sanders responded that Trump is frustrated by the “constant barrage of fake news,” and she suggested that people should watch the new video from Project ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UNDERWAY. On camera! Via the Daily Beast: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is finally back on camera today. White House–press relations have been contentious the past few weeks as the Trump administration has cut off media access more and more. During yesterday’s audio-only, off-camera briefing, CNN’s Jim Acosta asked the question most media is wondering: “Why not turn the ...

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SURVEY: US Image Plummets Worldwide Under Trump

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump has been U.S. president for less than six months but it’s been enough time to send opinions of American leadership plunging. According to a Pew Research Center public survey of 37 countries, a median of just 22 percent of respondents have confidence in Trump to do the right thing in international matters, compared with 64 percent ...

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