Tag Archives: Teabagistan

KENTUCKY: GOP Governor Blasts Reporter As “Peeping Tom” Over Report On Shady Mansion Purchase

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, facing an ethics complaint about the unusually low purchase price of the Anchorage mansion he’s living in, took to Twitter on Saturday to personally attack a journalist who has been reporting about the controversy. Bevin called Courier-Journal reporter Tom Loftus a “sick man” for allegedly being “caught sneaking” around Bevin’s home and ...

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Fox News Op-Ed Lists Ways You Can Become A Better, Stronger Person By Being More Like Donald Trump

Fox News yesterday published an op-ed by unhinged psychiatrist Keith Ablow in which he ticks off the many way you can become a better person by being more like Donald Trump. An excerpt: 1) Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not good enough to work toward any goal. Just don’t forget the work. 2) Don’t mimic your competitors. Have the ...

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REPORT: Sean Hannity May Not Return To Fox News

The right wing Independent Journal Review reports: Amid ongoing turmoil at Fox News, an internal battle appears to be brewing between top executives and one of the last remaining vestiges of the lineup that made the network a powerhouse in cable news — Sean Hannity. Hannity has gone “underground” and is actively considering whether or not he will return to ...

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ITALY: Melania Trump Flaunts $51,000 Jacket

I only use the word “flaunts” in tribute to the countless times Teabagistan lost their fucking minds over the gowns Michelle Obama sometimes wore to state dinners. The Associated Press reports: Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the ...

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TEXAS: Governor Brandishes Target Sheet At Gun Bill Signing: “I’ll Carry This In Case I See Any Reporters”

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed a bill into law significantly reducing the cost to get a license to carry a handgun, making Texas one of the states with the lowest fee in the nation. “The right to bear arms is something that is synonymous with the state of Texas. We are proud to expand the ...

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MILWAUKEE: Text Messages Sent By Sheriff David Clarke Confirm Man’s Account Of His Illegal Arrest

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Sitting on the tarmac at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Jan. 15, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. sent a text message to one of his captains after a brief verbal exchange with a passenger. The sheriff explained in the text what should be done when Riverwest resident Dan Black got off the plane. ...

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O’REILLY REDUX: Sean Hannity Goes On Vacation As Advertisers Hit The Exits Over Seth Rich Conspiracy

As the number of boycotting advertisers continues to grow, last night Fox News announced that Sean Hannity is taking a brief vacation starting tonight. Sound familiar? Via Mediaite: Could this be the end for the love-him-or-hate-him hallmark of the conservative cable news channel and one-time ratings juggernaut? It’s worth noting that the network has been in familiar territory before–in fact ...

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Sean Hannity’s Show Loses First Major Advertiser

Variety reports: Online auto classifieds site Cars.com said it would cease advertising on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” after the program’s popular host over several broadcasts promoted a largely discredited story about the murder of a Democratic National Committee staffer, then said he would cease discussing it out of concern for the victim’s family. “The fact that we advertise on a ...

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Nate Silver: Donald Trump’s Base Is Eroding

Nate Silver writes at FiveThirtyEight: A widely held tenet of the current conventional wisdom is that while President Trump might not be popular overall, he has a high floor on his support. Trump’s sizable and enthusiastic base — perhaps 35 to 40 percent of the country — won’t abandon him any time soon, the theory goes, and they don’t necessarily ...

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Sean Hannity Caves On Seth Rich Conspiracy [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: With Fox News having retracted the story that Rich had been in contact with WikiLeaks, and Rich’s parents writing an op-ed begging those politicizing Rich’s murder to please stop, Hannity said the following: “I totally and completely understand how upset and how hard this is on this family, especially over the recent coverage of Seth’s death. I’ve been ...

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SNORK: Sean Hannity Begs For Help After Fox News Formally Retracts Bullshit Claims About Seth Rich

Earlier this afternoon Fox News formally retracted their insane claims about the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich after the Rich family essentially threatened to sue them into oblivion. The retraction came just as Media Matters, with no overt call to action, simply posted a list of the advertisers on Sean Hannity’s show.  And oh boy, is Hannity ever freaking ...

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FINALLY: Fox News Issues Public Apology For False Reporting On 2016 Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

Just posted by Fox News: On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich. The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not to meet those standards ...

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Son Of Roger Ailes Vows Revenge On His Late Father’s Sexual Harassment Accusers: “Hell Is Coming With Me”

From Laura Ingraham’s Lifezette blog: Friends and family of former Fox News chairman and founding CEO Roger Ailes gathered together and mourned his death Saturday during an intimate service at the St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Palm Beach, Florida. Family and friends alike remembered Ailes as fiercely committed to his principles and always willing to lend a hand to ...

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Todd Starnes: The White House Is A Mess

Todd Starnes has the wailing sadz for Fox News: Look, I don’t know what’s going on in the White House – but it’s a mess. And the buck stops with the president. The White House is infested with those who pledge their allegiance to liberal ideology. Those individuals need to be given the heave-ho. There’s also a significant problem with ...

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Trump Administration Gives Senior Homeland Security Post To Extremist Wisconsin Sheriff David Clarke

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. will leave office next month to accept a federal appointment as an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He will work in the department’s Office of Partnership and Engagement as a liaison with state, local and tribal law enforcement and governments. “I’m looking forward to joining ...

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Breitbart: The GOP Has Its “Knives Out” For Trump

According to Breitbart, Sen. John McCain’s expressed alarm at the still-unfolding Trump/Comey scandal likely arises because he hates Russia so much. And apparently, that’s a bad thing. They write: McCain has been a proponent of the Russian election-influence narrative, and a central figure in Senate hearings on the issue. He expressed his dismay over President Trump’s decision to dismiss Comey ...

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Ann Coulter: I’m Ready To Dump “Grotesque” Trump

“I’m not very happy with what has happened so far. I guess we have to try to push him to keep his promises. But this isn’t North Korea, and if he doesn’t keep his promises I’m out. This is why we voted for him. I think everyone who voted for him knew his personality was grotesque, it was the issues. ...

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Trump Doubles Down On Australian Health Care Hours After Deputy Press Secretary Said He Didn’t Mean It

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump contradicted his spokeswoman’s statement that he was just being nice when he said Australia has a better healthcare system than the United States Friday, saying “of course” Australia’s universal healthcare system is better. Earlier Friday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump wasn’t saying Australia’s healthcare system was better than the United ...

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REPORT: Sean Hannity Mulls Fox News Exit

The Daily Beast reports: Sean Hannity is looking to leave Fox News, according to sources, following the resignation of Fox News co-president Bill Shine officially on Monday. Shine was Hannity’s his long-time ally whom he personally recommended the network hire two decades ago to produce Hannity & Colmes. In recent days, Hannity warned it would be the “total end” of ...

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Republican PAC Launches Multi-State Television Ad Blitz: Trump Is Already Making America Great [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller reports: Republican special interest group 45 Committee announced plans to invest in a new ad campaign devoted to promoting President Donald Trump’s first 100 days, according to a Friday report from Politico’s Playbook. The group will spend $1 million sending ads to the swing states of Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — all states the ...

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