Tag Archives: GOP convention

DOJ Shakes Up Criminal Case Against Aaron Schock

Politico reports: The Justice Department is replacing the prosecutors overseeing the criminal case against former Rep. Aaron Schock, an unusual move that could delay the proceedings in the case. In a court document filed on Thursday, John Childress, the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois, told U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kennelly — himself new to the case …

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Cities Reject Opportunity To Host 2020 GOP Convention

Well, isn’t this a darn shame: Cities across the country are turning down the opportunity to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, where President Trump is expected to be nominated for a second term. The cities that have rejected hosting duties insist Trump and today’s divisive politics are not factors in their decisions. They instead cite high security costs and …

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Trump: The GOP Convention’s Lower Television Ratings Had Nothing To Do With Me, I Just Showed Up To Speak

The Hill reports: GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from the planning of last week’s Republican National Convention after the Democrats’ event, which ended Thursday, posted higher television ratings. “I didn’t produce the show — I just showed up for the final speech on Thursday,” the Republican presidential nominee told The New York Times when asked about the differences …

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Jon Oliver On The GOP Convention [VIDEO]

The Chicago Tribune recaps: Putting his own spin on what just happened in Cleveland, Oliver opened by calling it a “3D IMAX (Expletive) Dumpster Fire.” And then the show did one of its trademark extended segments on the Republican convention, which was exactly the thing every “LWT” fan wanted to see. You’ll probably see headlines for it Monday like, “Watch …

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Trump Campaign’s Español No Es Bueno

I missed this amusing tidbit on Friday. From the Daily Dot: Even though Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to Latino issues, at the RNC last night there appeared to be a dedicated group of supporters holding signs that said “Latinos Para Trump.” Indeed, some questioned whether the group was in fact Latino, though obviously …

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The Liberal Redneck On The GOP Convention [VIDEO]

In his latest clip for the New York Daily News, viral YouTube star Trae Crowder dishes on the GOP convention. Watch below. Crowder’s WellRED show is now touring.

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Pavarotti’s Widow To Trump: Stop Using His Music

NBC News reports: Luciano Pavarotti’s widow has told Donald Trump to stop playing the tenor’s most famous aria at campaign events, saying the billionaire’s values are “incompatible” with the world’s most recognized opera singer. It comes after a slew of other musicians and estates also complained about use of their music at Trump rallies or the Republican National Convention in …

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Last Night In Four Minutes Of Hate [VIDEO]

If you somehow avoided the final night of the GOP’s Nuremberg Rally, the Los Angeles Times has boiled the entire thing down to just four minutes of lowlights. Watch below.

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Tony Perkins: GOP Convention Had A Pro-Gay Speaker, But Democrats Won’t Allow An Anti-Gay Speaker

Most of us would object to homocon Peter Thiel being characterized as pro-gay. Just in via press release: Last night, I could hardly walk 20 feet on the convention floor without being stopped by a reporter. They all asked the same question: Was I outraged that Peter Thiel, an openly gay businessman, was speaking at the RNC Convention after me? …

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Bryan Fischer Has The Peter Thiel Sadz: Our Deviant Homosexual Enemies Are Now Within The Gates

Last night homocon billionaire Peter Thiel, who has declared that democracy and capitalism are incompatible, dismissed the GOP’s most anti-LGBT platform in history as unimportant. Which it totally IS if you are a white male homocon billionaire. As repulsive as Thiel’s politics are, the upside of his appearance last night is that the haters are absolutely livid. Case in point, …

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Disloyal Ivanka Sells Her Convention Dress…At Macy’s

This morning Ivanka Trump posted a photo of last night’s speech and told her two million Twitter followers that they can “shop Ivanka’s look.” The link in the tweet takes you to Macy’s, where you can buy last night’s NOT made in the USA polyester/spandex “sleeveless studded sheath dress” for a reasonable $138. So much for that boycott. Sad! Disloyal!

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Keith Olbermann On Trump’s Mental Health [VIDEO]

You’ll enjoy this. The Huffington Post recaps: Time for some armchair psychiatry. Sports and political commentator Keith Olbermann used the 20 items on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist ― an actual clinical tool used to help diagnose psychopathy ― to assess Donald Trump. The results? Well, let’s just say the GOP presidential candidate probably won’t be bragging about his YUGE numbers …

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GOP Convention Ends With Only 24 Total Arrests

We had all feared so much worse. The Associated Press reports: Cleveland breathed a sigh of relief as the Republican convention concluded with two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters’ own concerns for their safety. City officials and police who braced for mass disruptions and violence during this summer of bloodshed struck a …

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CLEVELAND: Mayhem And Shoving After Alex Jones & Roger Stone Crash Young Turks Show [VIDEO]

The Young Turks were attempting to live-stream their daily show from the GOP convention tonight when lunatic Alex Jones and Trump dirty trickster Roger Stone crashed their set to scream insanities and throw around a “Hillary For Prison” shirt. Watch below. Young Turks host Cenk Uygur was initially caught off guard and tried to laugh off the intrusion, but Jones …

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REPORT: Gay GOP Convention Delegates To Move To Front Row During Homocon Peter Thiel’s Speech

This is what’s considered homocon activism. Via Politico: Gay members of the California delegation plan to move to the front row of the convention hall when Peter Thiel delivers his speech tonight, according to a Republican familiar with the plan. The gesture is intended to signal a new era in the party’s relationship with LGBT Americans. “It’s telling the Republican …

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Log Cabin Republicans Head Gregory Angelo: Our Friend Donald Trump Is A Leader On LGBT Rights

The Republican Party has adopted the most viciously anti-LGBT platform in American history, but little things like civil rights mean nothing to Log Cabin Republicans head Gregory Angelo. Michelangelo Signorile interviewed him yesterday at the convention: “As far as LGBT issues go, he has actually been a leader on LGBT rights,” Angelo told me, even though Trump is opposed to …

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MASC ONLY: New York Post Reports That Male Hookers Are Making “Crazy Money” At GOP Convention

From the New York Post: It’s been a great week for gay escorts in Cleveland. Male prostitutes contacted by The Post said business is booming and Republican National Convention attendees — most of them married — are clamoring for their services. “Business has been way better. I’ve seen 10 clients so far,” one male escort said. “Most of them were …

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CLEVELAND: White Supremacist GOP Delegate Booted For Hoping That Snipers Kill Black Protesters

We’re just surprised the GOP didn’t give her a medal. From the Chicago Sun-Times: The Illinois Republican Party on Wednesday revoked the convention credentials of a Donald Trump delegate from Chicago “for publicly-made racist comments and threats of violence” on a Facebook posting. Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider told the Sun-Times the party, “has zero tolerance for racism of …

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Sarah Palin To Ted Cruz: Delete Your Career

“Turns out Ted Cruz’s partner, Carly Fiorina, had a more graceful exit from the political stage than he had. Cruz’s broken pledge to support the will of the people tonight was one of those career-ending ‘read my lips’ moments. “I guarantee American voters took notice and felt more unsettling confirmation as to why we don’t much like typical politicians because …

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Twitter Ponders Laura Ingraham’s “Nazi Salute”

See the many, many tweets here. From the New York Daily News story titled “Did Nazi That Coming!” What the heil? Laura Ingraham, conservative radio host and political commentator, after serving up a cold dish of criticism against Hillary Clinton and men in skinny jeans, saluted her way off the Republican National Convention stage. Whether it was a Nazi salute …

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