Tag Archives: 2016 elections

Ben Shapiro Unloads: Donald Trump’s New Campaign Head Stephen Bannon Turned Breitbart Into A Racist Cesspool Of Alt-Right White Supremacists

Earlier this year, former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro was part of a mass exodus of staffers after the site refused to denounce the alleged physical assault of one of their reporters by then-Trump campaign chairman Corey Lewandowski, who now works for CNN. Today Shapiro unloads on his former boss, Breitbart chairman Stephen Bannon, who was just named to run the ...

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NEW JERSEY: Trump’s Years-Overdue Casino Taxes Were Cut From $30M To $5M After Election Of Christie

Put on your surprised face. The New York Times reports: By the time Chris Christie became governor of New Jersey, the state’s auditors and lawyers had been battling for several years to collect long-overdue taxes owed by the casinos founded by his friend Donald J. Trump. The total, with interest, had grown to almost $30 million. The state had doggedly ...

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Breitbart Chairman To Run Trump Campaign

They’re panicking. Good. The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign. Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News LLC, will become the Republican ...

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Trump: I Won’t Pivot And I’ll Never Change

Via Politico: Even as he sags in the polls both nationally and in nearly a dozen battleground states, Donald Trump must remain Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee said Tuesday. Trump acknowledged that he should probably adjust his tactics to shore up his diminishing standing in the polls against Hillary Clinton but argued that doing so would betray the millions ...

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Adbusters Magazine Goes There

Advertising Age reports: The latest issue of Adbusters hits newsstands in the U.S. on Tuesday and its coverboy is a man who needs no introduction. The six-times-a-year title, which is published by the Adbusters Media Foundation, a 27-year-old Vancouver-based nonprofit group that was behind the Occupy Wall Street protests, presents The Orange One in stark black and white and makes ...

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Rudy Giuliani: I Didn’t Forget 9/11 When I Said There Was No Terrorism “Before Obama Came Along”

The New York Daily News reports: OMG, Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday he obvs hasn’t forgotten about 9/11 and claimed that his remark was totes “misinterpreted” because he simply likes to speak in “abbreviated” language. In a conversation with the Daily News one day after the former New York mayor apparently failed to remember the worst terror attack in U.S. history, ...

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Monmouth Poll: Hillary +9 In Swing State Florida

Wow. Politico reports: Buoyed by support among white women and the state’s growing and diverse population, Hillary Clinton has opened up a startling nine-point lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in the contentious and historically battleground state of Florida, according to the results of a Monmouth University survey out Tuesday. The Democratic nominee surged to 48 percent in a ...

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Disgraced Former Fox News Chairman And Alleged Sexual Harasser Roger Ailes Joins Trump Campaign

The New York Times reports: Roger Ailes, the former Fox News chairman ousted last month over charges of sexual harassment, is advising Donald J. Trump as he begins to prepare for the all-important presidential debates this fall. Mr. Ailes is aiding Mr. Trump’s team as it turns its attention to the first debate with Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, on ...

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NEW YORK STATE: Donald Trump To Accept The Endorsement Of Viciously Anti-Gay Conservative Party

Back in 2009 New York Conservative Party chairman Michael Long stood beaming on the capitol’s steps in Albany as a large crowd of haters and the Red-Caped Catholic Loons waved signs and chanted “No gay marriage!” In 2011 the New York Times characterized Long as “the number one obstacle to gay marriage,” so great was his influence over the state ...

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New York Daily News Rips Into Rudy Giuliani

From their story: You might want to get that bump on your head checked, Rudy. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Monday appeared to forget about the worst terror attack in U.S. history, claiming that there simply had been no such assaults inside America during the presidency of George W. Bush. “Under those eight years, before Obama came along, we didn’t ...

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CALIFORNIA: Independent Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin Misses Ballot Deadline, Plans Lawsuit

Politico reports: Independent conservative candidate Evan McMullin has missed the deadline to make it on to the California ballot, a top staffer confirmed Monday. Candidates had until Friday to file the 178,039 valid signatures of registered voters needed to get on the ballot. But on Monday, McMullin campaign chief strategist Joel Searby confirmed that the campaign had missed that deadline ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Gov. McCrory Asks SCOTUS To Reinstate Racist Voter ID Law For November Election

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Gov. Pat McCrory wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate North Carolina’s voter ID law for the November election. The law, which requires voters to bring a photo ID to the polls, was thrown out by a federal appeals court ruling. Late Monday, McCrory announced that he has sent a formal request to Supreme ...

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Joe Biden Compares Trump To Joseph Stalin [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is getting some assistance from Joe Biden in his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Monday. The vice president argued that Trump is the most uninformed presidential nominee in history. “He would have loved Stalin. He would have loved Stalin,” Biden said about Trump, who has praised Saddam Hussein for his prowess in ...

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Rudy Giuliani: Hillary Clinton And President Obama Are Responsible For Terror Attacks On America [VIDEO]

Today former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani declared that President Obama and Hillary Clinton are responsible for terrorist attacks on the United States.  Watch below. Giuliani: “Under those eight years before Obama came along, we didn’t have any successful radical Islamic terrorist attack in the US. They all started when Clinton and Obama got into office.” Guiliani was referring ...

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board To Trump: Shape Up Or Surrender Your Nomination To Mike Pence

From the Wall Street Journal editorial board: Mr. Trump has alienated his party and he isn’t running a competent campaign. Mrs. Clinton is the second most unpopular presidential nominee in history—after Mr. Trump. But rather than reassure voters and try to repair his image, the New Yorker has spent the last three weeks giving his critics more ammunition. Even with ...

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UNSKEW FAIL: Breitbart Poll Has Hillary +5 Nationally

Talking Points Memo reports: Aiming to address a recent slew of “mainstream media” polls showing Hillary Clinton holding a decisive lead over of Donald Trump, Breitbart News conducted its own survey. But the conservative news site came up with similar results. In a poll out Sunday from Breitbart and Gravis Marketing, Clinton led a four-way contest with 42 percent of ...

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Trump To Float Ideological Test For Immigrants: Must Agree With Religious Freedom And LGBT Rights

From the guy who has vowed to repeal same-sex marriage and whose party just approved the most viciously anti-LGBT platform in history. The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. In ...

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It’s Been 16 Elections Since The Candidate Trailing After The Conventions Went On To Win The Popular Vote

Some historical perspective via Politico: No candidate in Donald Trump’s position at this stage of the campaign has gone on to win the popular vote in November in the modern polling era. That’s the sobering news confronting the Trump campaign as it seeks to rebound from his recent slump. Those who have studied presidential campaigns since 1952 — the advent ...

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NEW YORK: Hillary +30 In New Poll

Wow. The Hill reports: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has opened up a giant lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump in his home state of New York, according to a new Siena College poll. Clinton, a former New York senator, leads Trump by 30 points in the state, 57 percent to 27 percent. In a four-way matchup including Libertarian nominee Gary ...

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Hair Furor Continues To Rant Against The Press

That New York Times article has Trump is full ranting meltdown mode. Mediaite recaps: We knew all along Donald Trump hated the media. We knew he wanted to loosen those libel laws. But we didn’t have confirmation until today just how ignorant he is about freedom of the press. Trump went on yet another anti-mainstream media tweetstorm today, which capped ...

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