Idiocracy

Top Trump Admin Staff Turnover Hits Record 78%

NBC News reports: The top echelon of the Trump administration has become a high-speed revolving door — with turnover in 78 percent of the positions, a new study has found. And 31 percent of those White House “A-Team” jobs have turned over more than once, the study by the Brookings Institution shows. “It’s historic, it’s unprecedented, it’s off the charts,” …

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NBC Poll: Record 69% Don’t Like Trump “Personally”

NBC News reports: A combined 69 percent of registered voters say they don’t like Trump personally, regardless of their feelings about his policy agenda. A record 50 percent say they dislike him personally and dislike his policies, while another 19 percent say that they dislike him but approve of his policies. Just 29 percent say they like Trump personally, with …

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Pentagon Jokes About Bombing Millennials At Area 51

The military blog Task & Purpose reports: On Friday DVIDSHUB tweeted a picture of a B-2 bomber on the flight line with a formation of airmen in front of it along with the caption: “The last thing #Millenials will see if they attempt the #area51raid today.” If death is easy and comedy is hard, jokes about wiping out millennials with …

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Glorious Leader Predictably Ridicules Bill De Blasio

As every news outlet in the nation breathlessly reports on the still-unfolding whistleblower scandal, which may ultimately prove that Trump extorted a foreign power in order help his reelection campaign, your Glorious Leader devoted his first tweet of the day to his never-ending childish mission to insult and taunt his critics. Oh no, really big political news, perhaps the biggest …

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POLL: Only 13% Support US Military Strike On Iran

Business Insider reports: Only 13 percent of Americans would support the US military joining Saudi Arabia in a conflict as part of a response to a recent attack on two major Saudi oil fields, a new Insider poll of US adults shows. The poll asked participants “what, if any, role do you think the US should take in a response …

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Glorious Leader En Español: No More Fake Asylum

First, a very related story: A former staffer in the George W. Bush administration wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post on Wednesday urging his “fellow Latinos” to vote President Trump out of office in 2020. “I am a Republican. I worked in the George W. Bush White House,” Abel Guerra wrote in the op-ed. “And I say to my …

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Obama Shades Trump’s TV And Twitter Obsessions

Markets Insider reports: If you’re the president of the United States, Barack Obama has two important tips to help make good decisions. The former US president spoke about his decision-making process on Wednesday at an event in San Francisco organized by the data-analysis company Splunk. First, Obama said, you should “make sure you have a team with a diversity of …

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Trump Names Robert O’Brien As Bolton’s Replacement

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he has tapped Robert O’Brien to become his next national security advisor, replacing John Bolton. The post, which does not require Senate confirmation, comes with a staff of several hundred specialists from the Pentagon, State Department and U.S. intelligence agencies. O’Brien will become the fourth national security advisor to serve Trump, following …

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Trump To Hispanic Supporter At New Mexico Rally: Who Do You Love More, The Country Or Hispanics? [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020, sought to win over Hispanic voters at a rally here Monday. The president’s pitch to Hispanic voters seemed to silo them off from the rest of the electorate, including the rally crowd (“We love our Hispanics.”) It featured an assertion that they had a greater …

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Ben Shapiro Suggests Brett Kavanaugh’s Accusers Are Lying Because They Haven’t Described His Dick [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Conservative public figure Ben Shapiro is defending Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh against a recent sexual misconduct allegation by raising questions about the high court member’s penis. The internet predictably responded from the window to the walls with ridicule. “We’ve had a bevy of public figures in recent years who have had their genitalia described on …

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Secret Service Requisitions Jet Skis For Mar-A-Lago

The Daily Beast reports: The U.S. Secret Service has formally requested the purchase of two jet skis in order to better protect President Trump and his family during their frequent stays at their vacation homes. “President Trump and his family spend several weeks throughout the year in Mara Lago FL and Hamptons NY. The first family is very active in …

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Mike Pence Claims Triple Crown-Winning Horse Bit Him

USA Today reports: American Pharoah has it all these days. By becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years in 2015, the horse secured a life of pampering and mating at Coolmore’s Ashford Stud Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. He also enjoys visits from figures such as Vice President Mike Pence, who visited the horse on the farm in March …

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CALIFORNIA: Anti-Vax Protester Throws Menstrual Blood On State Senators, “This Is For The Dead Babies”

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: The California Senate was forced from its chamber and halted work for more than three hours on the final day of its session after an opponent of mandatory childhood vaccinations poured what appeared to be blood on lawmakers from the gallery Friday evening. Stunned lawmakers left the chamber and security officers cleared the gallery and …

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Ted Cruz: I’ll Likely Run For President Again In 2024

The Christian Science Monitor reports: Sen. Ted Cruz sounds ready to run for president again – in 2024. Speaking to The Monitor after a breakfast session with reporters, the Texas Republican didn’t hesitate when asked if he would take another crack at the White House. “Look, I hope to run again,” said Senator Cruz, who was the runner-up last time …

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Palin’s 10 Year-Old Grandson Kills His First Black Bear

The Blast reports: Bristol Palin’s son bagged his first black bear during a hunting trip with the reality star’s ex, Levi Johnston. 10-year-old Tripp just returned to civilization from a camping and hunting trip with his father and stepmom, Sunny Johnston. The former “Dancing With the Stars: Juniors” contestant could be seen posing with the dead black bear after the …

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Chrissy Teigen Hits Back At #PresidentPussyAssBitch

Mediaite reports: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen mockingly fired back after President Donald Trump attacked them both in a tweetstorm about criminal justice reform. The singer and his model wife were slammed on Sunday night when Trump grumbled that celebrities and the media don’t give him enough credit for signing the Criminal Justice Reform Bill into law. Trump was apparently …

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ARIZONA: GOP Chair Kelli Ward Sends Email Vowing To “Stop That Gun-Grabber Mark Kelly Dead In His Tracks”

Talking Points Memo reports: Arizona GOP chairwoman Kelli Ward promised to stop Mark Kelly — husband of gunshot victim former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) and Senate candidate – “dead in his tracks.” “Support the Republican Party of Arizona today and, together, we’ll stop gun-grabber Mark Kelly dead in his tracks,” Ward wrote in a fundraising email. Neither the Arizona Republican …

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Trump’s Tweetstorms Linked To Falls In Stock Market

CNBC reports: If President Donald Trump wants to keep his strong stock market gains, he may want to stay off Twitter. Days when Trump tweets a lot are associated with negative stock market returns, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said Tuesday in a report. The brokerage’s chief equity strategist, Savita Subramanian, wrote in a note that “since 2016, days with …

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Trump Attacks Mayor Of London, Where “Knife Crime” Is So Bad “People Are Afraid To Even Walk The Streets”

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane Dorian. Khan also criticized Trump in a column for the Observer this weekend, calling him “the global poster-boy for white nationalism”. Trump has repeatedly attacked Khan, a member of the Labour party who is the first Muslim …

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Trump Rages About The “Crazy Lamestream Media”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday lashed out at the news media and the Democratic party, two of his favorite targets, in a set of Labor Day morning tweets. Trump seemed to be referring to an article published Sunday in the Washington Post that detailed the president’s summer. Among other incidents from the summer, the report covered Trump’s attacks …

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