Tag Archives: hypocrisy

Trump Continues Rant Against “Low-Life Leakers”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday called for The New York Times and other publications to apologize after reporting leaked information, saying the spotlight is on “low-life leakers.” In a subsequent tweet, the president said those who leaked information will be caught. The president, who praised WikiLeaks during the campaign, has been going after the intelligence community recently and ...

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Southern Evangelical Leader Richard Land: Opposing Trump Is Nothing Less Than Insurrection [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: The Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Richard Land, who spent the last eight years relentlessly attacking the Obama administration and vowing to defy the president, is now voicing his deep concerns about those who dare to oppose President Trump’s agenda. While appearing on TheDove TV’s “Focus Today” program yesterday, Land said that opposition to Trump ...

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Hair Furor Suddenly Has Big Problem With Leaks

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday said the “real story” of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation was “illegal leaks,” rather than reports Flynn misled senior White House officials about his conversations with Russia. “The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington? Will these leaks be happening as I deal with ...

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Trump Denounces Release Of Chelsea Manning

USA Today reports: President Trump hit Twitter early Thursday morning to attack soon-to-be-released hacker Chelsea Manning for criticizing President Obama. “Ungrateful TRAITOR Chelsea Manning, who should never have been released from prison, is now calling President Obama a weak leader. Terrible!” Trump said. (Of course, the post also allowed Trump to echo the attack on his predecessor.) Trump spent most ...

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Corey Lewandowski: No Republican Ever Questioned The Legitimacy Of Obama’s Presidency [AUDIO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Corey Lewandowski, who managed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the primary season and recently launched his own lobbying firm, appeared on “The John Fredericks Show” this week to discuss the incoming administration. Lewandowski was upset by Rep. John Lewis’ comments that Trump is not a legitimate president due to Russian interference in the ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Beg Trump To Keep President Obama’s LGBT Non-Discrimination Executive Order

The Log Cabin Republicans have sent Trump’s transition team a bullet-pointed plea to keep the LGBT executive order issued by the president they have undermined for the last eight years. From their letter: At the present time, there is no federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Executive orders prohibiting discrimination against minority communities ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Ted Cruz Whines That Dem Obstructionists Will Filibuster “Absolutely Everything”

Salon reports: Speaking on Monday at a conservative student organization event in Palm Beach, Florida, Sen. Ted Cruz warned that Democrats will become “obstructionists at a level we’ve never seen” under a Donald Trump administration. In what has to be a giant fit of irony, the Texas lawmaker — who single-handedly shut the government down because Democrats wouldn’t repeal their ...

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Kellyanne Conway On Trump’s Keeping The Apprentice Producer Role: So What, Obama Plays Golf [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, on Friday morning defended the President-elect’s decision to stay on as an executive producer of NBC’s “The Apprentice,” comparing the move to President Obama’s time playing golf. “He’s a very transparent guy. Everyone can see what he’s doing and the fact is that he is conferring with all types ...

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Eric Trump: Jill Stein Totally Let 5000 Children Die Of Malaria By Wasting Millions On Her Recount Campaign

Via Raw Story: Eric Trump, the son of President-elect Donald Trump, asserted over the weekend that “at least 5,000 children” had died due to an effort to verify the election outcome in Wisconsin. In a tweet on Sunday, Eric Trump said that the “sad truth” was that “the cost Of Stein/Clinton’s #Wisconsin vote recount could have saved at least 5,000 ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: LGBT Rights Opponent Marco Rubio Points Out Castro’s History Of Oppressing Gays

This afternoon Sen. Marco Rubio decided that it wouldn’t be hypocritical in the least to point out Fidel Castro’s history of oppressing gays. Has he somehow forgotten his own lengthy track record of opposing LGBT rights? We sure haven’t forgotten his vote against ENDA, his support for DOMA, his fundraising for ex-gay torture advocates, his robocalls for NOM, his promise ...

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DRAIN THE SWAMP: Trump Poised To Name Goldman Sachs Exec Steve Mnuchin As Treasury Secretary

Salon reports: Despite his promise to “drain the swamp,” it looks like President-elect Donald Trump is prepared to nominate one of Wall Street’s most notorious bog monsters to be America’s next secretary of the Treasury. Steven Mnuchin, who served as the Trump campaign’s national finance chairman, has been recommended by the Trump transition team for the top post in the ...

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DRAIN THE SWAMP: Trump’s Transition Team Stacked With Corporate Consultants And Oil Lobbyists

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump, who campaigned against the corrupt power of special interests, is filling his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he has complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists. Jeffrey Eisenach, a consultant who has worked for years on behalf of Verizon and other ...

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AP: Melania Trump Worked Here Illegally

The Associated Press reports: Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press. The details of Mrs. Trump’s early paid modeling ...

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HYPOCRISY ALERT: Melania Vows To Fight “Mean And Rough” Social Media Comments As First Lady [VIDEO]

From woman whose husband is the undisputed king of cyber-trolling. Talking Points Memo reports: In her first appearance on the campaign trail since the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump touched only lightly on her husband’s policies, focusing instead on her family and her plans to fight bullying on social media if she becomes first lady. “I will be an advocate ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION II: Conway Slams “Dangerous Precedent” Of Hillary Fans Booing Comey [VIDEO]

Donald Trump leads his supporters in chants of “lock her up!” but Kellyanne Conway is upset that the mention of FBI Director James Comey drew boos at a Hillary rally. Via Raw Story: According to Conway, Clinton was “encouraging” her supporters to boo FBI Director James Comey. “It’s a very dangerous precedent to have somebody that was secretary of state, ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Kellyanne Conway Blames Dems For Nominating “Serial Liar” Hillary [VIDEO]

Via Politico: Democrats worried about their White House candidate have nobody to blame but themselves, Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Monday morning, because they’re the ones who nominated a “serial liar” for president. “I would just say that I think all along, we’ve been asking the questions about the wrong candidate. The Democrats own Hillary Clinton,” Conway said ...

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Anti-LGBT Hate Group That Supported “Kill The Gays” Bill Denounces Hillary For “Deplorable” Comment

Remember when the Family Research Council was exposed by yours truly for lobbying the US House in support of Uganda’s infamous “kill the gays” bill? Tony Perkins thinks you don’t. Via press release: “Hillary’s use of the phrase ‘deplorable’ is as revealing as it is insulting. Hillary Clinton’s foundation has received donations from countries all over the world that imprison ...

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That Time Trump Campaign CEO Steve Bannon Attacked Mitt Romney For Dodging The Vietnam Draft

Buzzfeed reports that during the 2012 campaign, current Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon blasted Mitt Romney and his sons for avoiding military service. Ahem. Listen below. From their article: Bannon made the remarks in an October 2012 interview on Conservative Republican Forum Radio, when he was still chairman of Breitbart News and promoting his documentary, The Hope and the Change. ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Trump Signs Anti-Porn Pledge

From the Daily Beast: A day after his team praised the nude photos of his wife that the New York Post published, Donald Trump promised to be tough on internet pornography. The mogul signed a document called the Children’s Internet Safety Presidential Pledge, bemoaning “unfettered internet access by youth.” In signing the pledge, Trump also promised to “give serious consideration ...

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NEBRASKA: Governor Calls For Viciously Anti-Gay Pol To Resign Over Explicit Sex Video Starring Himself

Tea Party-backed Nebraska GOP state Sen. Bill Kintner is regularly in the local news for ridiculing gays, women, minorities, and the poor. So of COURSE this happened. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports: Gov. Pete Ricketts has urged state Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion to resign if allegations are proven true that Kintner had sexually explicit video of himself on his state ...

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