Tag Archives: assholery

Ann Coulter: God Punishing Houston For Electing A Gay Mayor Is More Credible Than Blaming Climate Change

Ann Coulter is very upset about this Politico article: Climate change is making rainstorms everywhere worse, but particularly on the Gulf Coast. Since the 1950s, Houston has seen a 167 percent increase in the frequency of the most intense downpours. Climate scientist Kevin Trenberth thinks that as much as 30 percent of the rainfall from Harvey is attributable to human-caused ...

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Trump Campaign Sells “Hurricane Hat” For $40

Law Newz reports: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) doesn’t appear to be thrilled with President Donald Trump‘s new hat. Not what’s written on it, which is a simple USA in white print on a red background, with the Trump name on the back, but its marketing. Turns out they’re not alone, as Trump’s own former head of ...

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Trump Defends Pardoning Joe Arpaio By Citing Cheering From “Massive Crowd” At His Arizona Rally [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio by citing applause from one of his rallies — and then attacked former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. “Well, a lot of people think it was the right thing to do and actually in the middle of a hurricane, even though ...

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Scott Baio Doesn’t “Give A Shit” If He Ever Works Again After Sharing False Flag Claim On Nazi Terror Attack

The Wrap reports: Trump superfan and Republican National Convention speaker Scott Baio, formerly in-charge as Charles of “Charles in Charge” and Chachi of “Joanie Loves Chachi,” wonders what his Twitter followers think of a meme suggesting Heather Heyer’s death is an anti-right conspiracy. On Twitter, Baio shared a meme suggesting that Heyer’s mother Susan Bro is the same person as ...

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Joe Arpaio Vows To Go Public With “Abuse” He Suffered At The Hands Of The Obama Administration [VIDEO]

LOLOLOL. The Washington Examiner reports: Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed Wednesday to go public about the “abuse” he endured as a result of the Obama administration’s investigation into his law enforcement operation in southern Arizona. “This goes back to the former president — [former Attorney General] Eric Holder. Sixty days after they took office, they launched this investigation ...

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Trump Retweets “Best Eclipse Ever” Meme

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump today retweeted a meme that showed a picture of his gradually blocking out an image of former President Obama with the caption “The Best Eclipse Ever.” The meme was originally tweeted at Trump by a Twitter user who identifies himself as Jerry Travone, whose bio describes him as “a YouTube Actor and Political Junkie” ...

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GOP Senate Committee Hires Mariachi Band To Mock Dem Over Mexico And Makes An Ad About It [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Wednesday pushed a video using a Mariachi band to highlight a Democratic senator’s past positions on outsourcing jobs to Mexico. The video, posted by NRSC communications director Jon Adams, features the band playing outside what appears to be Sen. Joe Donnelly’s (D-IN) campaign headquarters, along with the hashtag “#MexicoJoe.” In ...

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Steve Mnuchin’s Wife Apologizes For “Insensitive” Mocking Of Woman For Not Also Being Very Wealthy

Reuters reports: The wife of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Tuesday apologized for sniping at a critic on social media site Instagram who called her “deplorable” for a post highlighting her expensive clothing as she exited a government plane. The flap erupted after Mnuchin’s wife, Scottish-born actress Louise Linton, posted a photo of herself emerging from the aircraft wearing ...

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Former Trump Spox Katrina Pierson Calls Slavery “Good History” In Wildly Off The Rails Fox Segment [VIDEO]

Former Trump campaign spokesperson and convicted shoplifter Katrina Pierson has (for the moment, at least) reclaimed her title as the nation’s most idiotic Republican after literally calling slavery “good history” during an off-the-rails segment on Fox News today. The Daily Beast reports: It all started with a debate over House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s push to remove Confederate monuments from ...

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BREAKING: CNN Shitcans Trump Sycophant Jeffrey Lord For Tweeting “Sieg Heil!” To Media Matters President

FINALLY. CNN reports: CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord on Thursday, hours after he ignited controversy by tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist. “Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.” Lord, a columnist for The American Spectator, has been harshly critical of the activist ...

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: McCain’s Vote On Obamacare Repeal Might Have Been Affected By His Brain Tumor

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Tuesday that he thinks that Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the early morning hours may have affected the Arizona Republican’s no vote on the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare. “We did get a call from Paul (Ryan) and he assured us that skinny repeal was not going to pass the ...

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BREAKING: Pharma Douche Found Guilty Of Fraud

CNBC reports: A federal jury found notorious “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli guilty of multiple criminal charges Friday. Shkreli, 34, was convicted of some of the eight criminal counts that he had faced, which had included securities fraud and conspiracy to commit both securities fraud and wire fraud, after a more-than-month-long trial in Brooklyn, New York, federal court. Of the eight ...

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Chris Christie: That Heckling Cubs Fan Is Just Lucky I Didn’t Dump My Nachos On Him, Which Was An Option

CBS Chicago reports: Chris Christie reminded people Wednesday that he didn’t dump nachos on a Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him. Speaking at an unrelated event in Trenton, the Republican governor said three days after he confronted a heckler at a Milwaukee Brewers-Cubs game that he won’t quit attending baseball games. “I didn’t dump the nachos on him or anything, ...

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Stephen Miller: The Statue Of Liberty’s Welcome To Immigrants “Doesn’t Matter” As It Was “Added Later”

Heavy.com reports: During the White House press briefing this afternoon, White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller had a contentious exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta, calling one of his statements “outrageous,” “ignorant,” “insulting,” and “foolish.” Miller took the podium to discuss President Trump announcing his support for the Raise Act, which would reduce the rate of legal immigration in the United ...

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Trump Endorses “Speak English” Immigration Bill

Mic.com reports: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced support for new legislation that would seek to curtail legal immigration to the United States by imposing a skills-based system that would prioritize immigrants based on current work-force needs. If passed, the plan would reduce the number of immigrants the U.S. will allow into the country. Trump said the legislation — known ...

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Trump To Golfers: “The White House Is A Real Dump”

From an story published today by Golf.com: During election season, Bedminster morphed into a kind of permanent campaign rally site. Trump posters and bumper stickers were plastered across the property, and an anti-Hillary shrine was built in a bar in the men’s locker room. The club held a Ryder Cup–style competition in which the teams wore either red or black ...

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Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty Of Contempt

The New York Daily News reports: Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt Monday. Arpaio, who was booted out of office in November, was charged with misdemeanor contempt-of-court for disobeying a 2011 court order issued by U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow in a racial profiling case. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton issued the verdict ...

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Chris Christie Confronts Ballpark Heckler [VIDEO]

New York Magazine reports: Governor Chris Christie, who had a 15 percent approval rating in New Jersey before Beachgate, has wisely decided to take his tough-guy routine on the road this summer. On Sunday, Christie, whose son works for the Brewers, was in Milwaukee to take in a Brewers-Cubs game. When heckled by a Cubs fan, Christie got right in ...

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Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday threatened to end key payments to insurance companies made under Obamacare if a repeal and replace bill is not passed. Trump has previously threatened to withhold the payments, known as Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments, which lower the amount individuals have to pay for deductibles, copayments and insurance. The White House announced earlier ...

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Chaffetz Mocks Homeless Man For Having Smartphone

Mediaite reports: In a Tuesday Instagram post, former House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz took it upon himself to publicly shame a homeless man on the streets of New York City for the great crime of having a smartphone. Chaffetz is, FYI, the same GOP lawmaker who suggested poor Americans would be able to afford health care if they’d just ...

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