Douchebaggery

Bible Autographed By Trump Goes On Sale For $37K

TMZ reports: As Trump would almost certainly put it, you can now buy your “favorite President’s” favorite book … which our sources tell us he autographed during a very turbulent week in the nation, and particularly in Washington, D.C. We’re told he signed it at the White House during the first week of June, just a couple of days after …

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Trump Campaign Mocks Biden’s Visit To Family Graves

The Independent reports: A Trump staffer has come under fire for mocking Joe Biden after the former vice president visited the graves of late family members in Delaware on Sunday. Francis Brennan, Mr Trump’s campaign director of strategic response, appeared to criticise Mr Biden, 77, for not speaking to the media while walking through the cemetery at Brandywine church in …

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Colorado Trump Campaign Staffer: “Nice Shot, Kyle”

The Colorado Times Recorder reports: A “Team Trump Bus” is touring northern Colorado today, and on it is John “TIG” Tiegen, who tweeted his unvarnished support for Kyle Rittenhouse, the Wisconsin teen accused of shooting three people at Kenosha protests yesterday. Tiegen, who delivered Trump’s signatures Colorado’s Secretary of State’s office to qualify for the Colorado ballot in November, reposted …

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Gaetz Bill Would Punish US Soccer Players For Kneeling

Yahoo Sports reports: Congressman Matt Gaetz announced a bill Friday that would force U.S. Soccer players to stand during the playing of the national anthem. Gaetz, who represents Florida, floated the legislation after the United States Soccer Federation earlier this week repealed its 2017 requirement that players stand for the song. “I don’t like soccer enough, for the US to …

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Pharma Douche Seeks Release To Seek COVID Cure

The Hill reports: Controversial pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli called for his temporary release from prison on Tuesday in an 11-page scientific paper posted to a pharmaceutical company’s website. In the paper, Shkreli asks for a three-month furlough from his prison sentence in order to assist in the development of a cure for coronavirus. “I am asking for a brief furlough …

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Trump Junior: Pardon Joe Exotic Just To Troll The Media

Mediaite reports: Everyone’s new big Netflix obsession is the docuseries Tiger King. Joe Exotic, the “star” of the show, is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence after being convicted last year on a number of charges, including murder-for-hire. Donald Trump Jr. appeared on SiriusXM’s The Jim and Sam Show Monday, and they all joked about the possibility of a pardon …

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Trump Wanted Captain Of Stricken Navy Carrier Fired

The Washington Post reports: The sudden firing of Capt. Brett Crozier, the commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, has created another unsettling moment for a country traumatized by the worsening pandemic — and for a Navy already rocked by President Trump’s remarkable intervention last year in disciplinary cases involving the elite Navy SEALs. Crozier’s crew cheered him as a …

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Libertarian GOP Rep Confirms Intent To Delay Stimulus

MarketWatch reports: Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said Friday in a series of tweets that he would make a move that looks likely to delay the House’s vote on a huge coronavirus stimulus package. He said he “will request a vote on the CARES Act which means members of Congress will vote on it by pushing ‘yes’ or ‘no’ …

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Threat To Stimulus Bill Forces Reps To Rush Back To DC

NBC News reports: Democratic and Republican leaders were scrambling members of Congress back to Washington late Thursday because they suddenly believe the $2 trillion economic relief package might not pass by the voice vote planned for Friday and could be delayed if at least 216 members don’t show up to vote on the floor. Members are now racing to get …

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Trump Campaign Calls Joe Biden A “Rotting Corpse”

Mediaite reports: The Trump campaign promoted and quoted a Washington Times column on Twitter, agreeing that Democratic candidate Joe Biden a “rotting corpse” and a “dead guy.” The column, written by Charles Hurt, took issue with “some of the most revered political experts in the land” because they have labeled Biden as a “fighter.” It sarcastically called Biden “a real …

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Quarantined GOP Rep Jokes About Infecting RBG

Law & Crime reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 86 years old and a four-time cancer survivor. Rep. Paul Gosar is an Arizona Republican who’s been thinking about “life” and “mortality” while self-quarantining after meeting a person at CPAC who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). In a late night tweet on his personal Twitter account, Gosar joked that …

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Ingraham Owns The Libs With Straws And Light Bulbs

Mediaite reports: Fox News host Laura Ingraham engaged in several minutes of prop “comedy” when she attempted to “trigger” liberals with a plate of steak, incandescent light bulbs, and plastic straws. Somehow, her comedy bit was a bigger mess than that plate. “Okay. A warning, here it is, the ultimate trigger sculpture, kind of culinary sculpture, it has everything that …

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Trump Attacks GM Over Shrinking Workforce, Credits “The USA” For Saving Automaker Industry, Not Obama

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday rapped General Motors after a new report detailing the shrinking domestic workforce of the auto giant. The president appears to be referring to a Bloomberg report that shows GM now employs fewer union-represented workers in the U.S. than its counterparts Ford and Fiat Chrysler for the first time in its 80-year history of …

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Mayor Pete’s Accuser Tells All: Jacob Wohl Promised To Buy Me A House, Threatened Me When I Got Cold Feet

Hunter Kelly, the Michigan college student at the center of the instantly debunked sexual assault claim against Mayor Pete, says today that he was flown to Washington DC by fraudsters Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, where he was promised a house and then intimidated when he got cold feet and tried to back out. Kelly said he expressed concerns about …

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GOP Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Beto O’Rourke Is So Light In The Loafers He Floats Off The Ground [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: During a Monday night appearance on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle, Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick used a well-known if antiquated gay euphemism while describing Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, prompting host Laura Ingraham to give him an opportunity to clean up his comments at the end of the interview. “He is so light in …

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Mitch McConnell Signs Shirt Mocking Merrick Garland

The Daily Beast reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gleefully signed a T-shirt joking about the death of former Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, according to photos tweeted Monday. The T-shirt features Garland’s face surrounded by clouds and the dates 3/16/16 and 1/3/17, with the cursive phrase “gone but not forgotten.” McConnell played an instrumental role in keeping Garland, who …

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Douchebag GOP Rep Attacks Schiff With “PENCIL Act”

Today in infantile Republican assholery: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), one of President Trump’s closest allies on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday introduced a bill to remove Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) as the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. The Florida Republican introduced the Preventing Extreme Negligence with Classified Information Licenses, or “PENCIL,” Act, a nod to Trump’s insults calling the California …

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Trump Seeks To Cut Aid To “Ungrateful” Puerto Rico

The Washington Post reports: At an Oval Office meeting on Feb. 22, Trump asked top advisers for ways to limit federal support from going to Puerto Rico, believing it is taking money that should be going to the mainland, according to senior administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to share details of the presidents’ private remarks. The …

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Trump Still Silent On Thwarted MAGA Terror Attack

Yesterday a self-avowed white supremacist Trump supporter was arrested in a terror plot to murder leading Democrats and journalists that Trump has singled out for abuse. The would-be killer’s hit list even included the name “poco warren” – a clear reference to Trump’s abusive “Pocahantas”  nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren. But rather than posting a tweet congratulating law enforcement for …

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RETRIBUTION: Trump Cancels Funding For CA Bullet Train After State Leads Suit To Block Fake Emergency

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump administration said Tuesday it would cancel almost $1 billion in funding for the California high-speed rail network, casting doubt on whether the state will be able to complete even the first phase of the troubled project. In a letter to state officials, Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald Batory said the administration is planning to …

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