Tag Archives: assholery

VIRGINIA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Slams Removal Of Louisiana’s Confederate Monuments: ISIS Has Won

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Virginia Republican politician Corey Stewart, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s Virginia campaign who is currently running for governor, took to Twitter this morning to denounce the removal of a Confederate monument in New Orleans, likening the move to actions committed by the terrorist group ISIS. Stewart has become an outspoken defender of ...

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Trump “Congratulates” Soldier For Earning Purple Heart

Slate reports: President Donald Trump raised more than a few eyebrows during his first visit as president to Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday when he awarded the Purple Heart to Army Sergeant First Class Alvaro Barrientos. “When I heard about this, I wanted to do it myself,” Trump told Barrientos as he placed the Purple Heart on the ...

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Trump Announces “BIG” Pennsylvania Rally To Compete With White House Press Correspondents Dinner

Business Insider reports: President Trump announced on Twitter that he will be holding a rally in Pennsylvania on April 29. “Next Saturday night I will be holding a BIG rally in Pennsylvania. Look forward to it!” Trump tweeted on Saturday afternoon. The rally will be held on the same night as the White House Correspondents Dinner, which the president said ...

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Jeff Sessions Is Amazed That A Judge “Sitting On An Island In The Pacific” Can Block Trump’s Travel Ban

CNN reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions said this week he was amazed that a judge in Hawaii could block President Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from several majority Muslim countries. Sessions made the comments in an interview with “The Mark Levin Show” Tuesday evening that was put online Wednesday. “We’ve got cases moving in the very, very liberal Ninth ...

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Pants-Shitting Racist Draft Dodger Ted Nugent, Sarah Palin, And Kid Rock Visit Trump At The Oval Office

The Hill reports: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) visited President Trump at the White House late Wednesday, bringing along musicians Ted Nugent and Kid Rock. Palin has been an outspoken supporter of Trump since his campaign, and was invited to be one of his guests during an October debate last year. On Wednesday night, Palin, Kid Rock and Nugent ...

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Douchebag GOP Rep. Steve King Literally Toasts Border Patrol Over Deportation Of A 23 Year-Old DREAMer

From the Des Moines CBS affiliate: A tweet posted by Rep. Steve King toasting border patrol for a deportation is causing a stir on the internet. The tweet in question says, “First non-valedictorian DREAMer deported. Border Patrol, this one’s for you,” and includes a photograph of a mug full of beer. The tweet refers to the deportation of 23-year-old Juan ...

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GOP US House Rep Defends Vote To Rollback Web Privacy: Nobody HAS To Use The Internet [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In a town hall appearance held on Thursday, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis. defended his decision to vote to repeal the Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules passed by the FCC last October by arguing that “nobody’s got to use the internet.” When a constituent attending the event in Wisconsin’s fifth district raised the issue that she has only one ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP Rep Melts Down Over Blocking Of Marriage Ban, Compares Abraham Lincoln To Hitler

The Charlotte Observer reports: A day after setting off one firestorm, a Cabarrus County lawmaker set off another Wednesday by calling Abraham Lincoln “the same sort (of) tyrant” as Adolf Hitler. Republican Rep. Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County made the comparison in a Facebook post in response to a comment criticizing a bill he’d introduced that would nullify the U.S. ...

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OKLAHOMA: Teenage Pages Warned “Cross-Dressers Are In The Building” During Capitol Visit By LGBT Youth

Tulsa World reports: An email telling teenage pages that “there are cross-dressers in the building” caused a noon-time furor in the Capitol on Monday. The email, by a House staffer who oversees the page program, was apparently prompted by the visit of about 70 LGBTQ students from the Tulsa area who were lobbying mostly on behalf of HIV awareness and ...

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Trump Ally Alex Jones Threatens To “Beat The Goddamn Ass” Of “Fairy Cocksucker” Rep. Adam Schiff [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: ROGER STONE: What we’re hearing from the Democrats both in the House and Senate is red-baiting — ALEX JONES: That’s on Drudge. STONE: — fear-mongering — It is well beyond the point of recklessness, whether it is [Rep.] Adam Schiff [D-CA] who has maligned me or whether it is Senator Mark Warner [D-VA] or whether ...

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Former NC Gov. Pat McCrory Mocks LGBT Activists Over Compromise HB2 Repeal: They Lost The Battle

The Charlotte Observer reports: Former Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina’s compromise over the controversial “bathroom law” House Bill 2 was not a full repeal, and he counts that as a loss for the left and gay rights advocates with the Human Rights Campaign. Those comments were made during one of two radio interviews McCrory has given since the state ...

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GOP US House Rep On Food Stamps: The Bible Says If You’re Unemployed, You Don’t Get To Eat [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: One lawmaker is citing a godly reference to justify changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-Tex.) quoted the New Testament to question the strength of current work requirements. The biblical passage, 2 Thessalonians 3-10, was a rebuttal to one of the hearing’s expert witnesses, a representative of the Jewish anti-hunger group MAZON. ...

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MICHIGAN: Former Assistant Attorney General Finally Disbarred Over 2010 Harassment Of Gay Student

Remember this tool? The Associated Press reports: A former lawyer with the state of Michigan has lost his law license in a misconduct case related to his public hostility for a gay student leader at the University of Michigan. Andrew Shirvell’s disbarment was ordered Thursday by a panel at the Attorney Discipline Board. He can appeal to the full board. ...

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Huckabee Implies Lindsey Graham Is Gay: I Wonder What Uniform He Puts On Each Morning [AUDIO]

The Daily Caller reports: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee heavily implied that Sen. Lindsey Graham is gay during a Wednesday morning interview with Laura Ingraham. “I’m very disappointed in Lindsey,” Huckabee said of the South Carolina Republican’s recent comparisons of House Intel Chair Devin Nunes to the “Pink Panther” character Inspector Jacques Clouseau. “I sometimes wonder what uniform he puts ...

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AUSTRALIA: Sky News Fires Former Labor Party Leader After On-Air Mocking Of Teenage Boy’s Sexuality

The BBC reports: Former Australian Labor Party leader Mark Latham has been fired from his political chat show by Sky News Australia after a series of controversial remarks. His recent comments about women in the media and schoolchildren proved too much for the broadcaster. He had questioned a 15-year-old boy’s sexuality and attacked fellow presenters on air. Latham has long ...

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Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Snickers Through Fake Apology To “Extremist” Rep. Maxine Waters [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Fox News host Bill O’Reilly apologized Tuesday night for making a racist, sexist crack about Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) earlier in the day. But while apologizing, the “O’Reilly Factor” host snickered. O’Reilly said Waters is “totally sincere in her belief system” and “should not be marginalized by political opponents.” He said: “I made that mistake this ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Subway Rider Threatens To Kill Iranian Couple Because “Trump Is In The House” [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: Mahsa Mehrdad and Masih Rahmati, an Iranian couple residing in NYC, were riding the subway through Manhattan on Saturday night when a man threatened to kill them and told them to “go back to your own country.” In a video of the incident, the man can be heard declaring that “Donald Trump is in the house,” before telling ...

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Bill O’Reilly: I Didn’t Hear A Word Rep. Maxine Waters Said Because Of Her James Brown Wig [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript of Bill O’Reilly’s racist assholery on Fox & Friends this morning: BILL O’REILLY: I didn’t hear a word [Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)] said. I was looking at the James Brown wig. If we have a picture of James, it’s the same wig. STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): It’s the same one. BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): And he’s not ...

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Trump: Don’t Worry, Obamacare Will Explode

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday for the first time about the Republicans’ failure to bring their health care bill up for a vote in the House, telling Americans not to worry but that Obamacare would “explode.” The tweet echoes what Trump has said about the Affordable Care Act in the past, often remarking in the process ...

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FLORIDA: Multiple Homes Destroyed After Man Burning Books Sparks Massive 400 Acre Wildfire [VIDEO]

Florida, because of course. CNN reports: At least 10 homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday. Only a few minor injuries to emergency personnel have been reported in what’s being called the Garfield Road Fire, according to the Florida Forest Service. But it has burned an estimated 350 ...

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