Idiocracy

Interns Listed On WH Economic Report: Bruce Wayne, Jabba The Hutt, John Cleese, Comic Book Characters

The White House today issued the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisors. And way down at the very bottom of this over 650-page report comes this message: Student interns provide invaluable help with research projects, day-to-day operations, and fact-checking. Interns during the previous year were Brittany Amano, Jackson Bailey, Rana Bansal, Christian Brown, Lydia Byrom, John Cleese, Alexis …

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@DevinCow Explodes To 150,000 Twitter Followers

The Streisand Effect is in full force: One of the parody Twitter accounts singled out by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has gained viral attention and tens of thousands of new followers since Nunes announced his lawsuit on Monday. The account “Devin Nunes’ cow” (@DevinCow), which, like Twitter itself, is being sued by Nunes for defamation, has amassed nearly 150,000 followers …

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Trump: Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Is “A Total Loser”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign manager Brad Parscale took a shot at White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s husband after he made headlines for questioning the president’s mental health. In a tweet Monday evening, Parscale said George Conway, a conservative lawyer who is a vocal critic of Trump, is “jealous” of his wife’s success and is undermining her …

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Proposed Trump Budget Again Calls For Elimination Of All Funding For The Arts, Libraries, Museums, PBS, NPR

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration has again proposed the elimination of federal funding for the arts and humanities, public television and radio, libraries and museums. For the third time in as many years, the White House has proposed a federal budget that would shutter the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation …

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Meghan McCain Hits Back At “Pathetic” Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Meghan McCain said Monday that President Trump is leading a “pathetic life” as she escalated her pushback against Trump’s weekend attacks on Twitter against her late father. “He spends his weekend obsessing over great men, because he knows it, and I know it, and all of you know it, he will never be a great man,” …

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Trump: Stop Trying To Blame Me For New Zealand

Politico reports: Donald Trump has angrily complained he is being blamed for the far-right terror attack in Christchurch, which has claimed the lives of 50 people. The US president was criticised following the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last week, after he initially tweeted a link to Breitbart, a far-right website with a history of anti-Muslim rhetoric. He …

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Trump Calls Joe Biden “Another Low IQ Individual”

The Independent reports: President Trump on Monday called Joe Biden a “low I.Q. individual” after the former vice president had a slip of the tongue and nearly announced he was running for president in 2020. The president was seizing on a mishap from Biden over the weekend where he told a gathering of Delaware Democrats that he has “the most …

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Junior Calls For Doing “Whatever Is Necessary” To Stop Big Tech From Banning Abusive Far-Right Messages

From an op-ed published last night by Junior: Even as Big Tech companies work to exclude us from the town square of the 21st century, they’ve been able to rely on misguided conservatives to carry water for them with irrelevant pedantry about whether the First Amendment applies in cases of social media censorship. Left unchecked, Big Tech and liberal activists …

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Trump: Millions Love Me And Not John McCain

President Butthurt just retweeted the below cultist’s response to Meghan McCain as he continues his weekend of attacks on the late Senator. President Donald Trump took posthumous aim at former Sen. John McCain via Twitter on Saturday and Sunday, eliciting a response from Meghan McCain in defense of her father. McCain was a Vietnam War veteran and POW. He died …

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Trump Rages Against Critical Fox News Anchors

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at several Fox News anchors Sunday, writing in a tweet they “should be working” at CNN. It was not clear what prompted Trump’s criticism. Fox News did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump’s attack on the hard news side of Fox News comes hours after he called for Jeanine Pirro …

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GOP Ridicules Beto: “On This St. Paddy’s Day, A Special Message From Noted Irishman Robert Francis O’Rourke”

Politico reports: The Republican Party took aim at former Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Sunday by resurfacing the 2020 presidential candidate’s drinking record. The tweet included a doctored version of O’Rourke’s decades-old mugshot showing him wearing a cartoon leprechaun hat with the words “Please Drink Responsibly” on the placard. O’Rourke has been open about his DWI arrest more than 20 years …

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President Butthurt Calls For FCC To Investigate SNL

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump on Sunday knocked “Saturday Night Live” for its repeated jokes at his expense the morning after the sketch comedy show aired a rerun featuring a skit depicting life if he had never become president. The president also wondered if the Federal Election Commission or the Federal Communications Commission should look into the matter, suggesting …

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Trump Deletes Tweet Promoting Breitbart Interview In Which He Warned Critics About Reprisals From Military

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump used Twitter on Thursday night to promote an interview in which he explained how “tough” his supporters could get – and deleted the tweet Friday morning after the New Zealand mosque shootings. In his chat with the Breitbart News Network, Trump said: “I can tell you I have the support of the police, the …

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Trump Calls For Jews To Leave The “Democrat Party”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday urged Jewish voters to abandon the Democratic Party in favor of a “Jexodus” to the GOP while touting his administration’s record on foreign policy surrounding Israel. Trump and other Republicans have hammered Democrats over alleged anti-Semitism in their ranks in the weeks following controversial comments made by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who …

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Giuliani Colleague: My Email Wasn’t Offering Cohen A Pardon, It Was A Reference To A Garth Brooks Song

Yesterday CNN reported that a lawyer colleague of Rudy Giuliani appeared to dangle a pardon from Trump in an email to Michael Cohen. Today that lawyer, Bob Costello, comes up with a beauty of an excuse. The Daily Beast reports: In an email to The Daily Beast, Costello said that he was not hinting at a Trump pardon when he …

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OHIO: Republican Bill Would Force Public Schools To Tell Parents How To Opt Out Of Vaccination Requirements

The Dayton Daily News reports: As other states are facing outbreaks of childhood diseases such as measles and mumps, Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that would require school districts to tell parents how easy it is to opt out of immunizations. When schools notify parents of immunization requirements, they would be required to spell out available exemptions, according to a …

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Judge Rules Sitting Presidents Can Be Sued In State Court, Defamation Suit Against Trump To Go Forward

ABC News reports: Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Trump, a New York appellate court ruled Thursday, rejecting the president’s assertion he cannot be sued in state court. The decision means the president may have to sit for a sworn deposition, which is currently scheduled for June. The New York …

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Trump Implies Beto O’Rourke Is Mentally Ill: “I’ve Never Seen So Much Hand Movement, Is He Crazy?” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump offered his first reaction to Beto O’Rourke‘s 2020 presidential campaign by invoking O’Rourke’s hand gestures and, apparently, questioning his mental condition. “He has a lot of hand movement. Is he crazy or is that just the way he acts?” Trump asked. “I’ve never seen so much hand movement. I watched him a little while this …

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Trump Warns Critics: It Would Be Bad For You If The Military And Police Were Provoked Into Getting “Tough”

Daniel Dale reports at the Toronto Star: U.S. President Donald Trump has issued what seems to be a warning of armed pushback against his political opponents, telling a right-wing website on Monday that “it would be very bad, very bad” if his supporters in the military, police and a motorcycle group were provoked into getting “tough.” Trump uttered the remark …

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Leaky “MAGA Yelp” App Pulled From App Stores

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: A recently released app, billed by Fox News as “Yelp for conservatives,” has been removed from app stores after security flaws that left users’ personal information vulnerable were made public. “63red Safe” is meant to be a review site of businesses and restaurants from the perspective of conservatives, “helping insure [sic] you’re safe when you …

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