Idiocracy

Trump Rages Against “Enemy” Federal Reserve Chair, “Orders” US Companies To Stop Working With China

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump again ripped into Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday, questioning whether he is a “bigger enemy” to the United States than Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump tweeted his attack, which misspelled the central bank chief’s name before it was corrected, not long after Powell delivered a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As he uses …

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China Retaliates With Additional $75 Billion In Tariffs

CNBC reports: China said Friday it will impose new tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods and resume duties on American autos. The Chinese State Council said it decided to slap tariffs ranging from 5% to 10% on $75 billion U.S. goods in two batches effective on Sep. 1 and Dec. 15. It also said a 25% tariff will …

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The Chosen One Rages: Democrats Are Willing To “Lose Their Wealth” Just For A Possibility To Beat Me In 2020

The Hill reports: President Trump said Friday morning that “the Democrat Party” and “the Fake News Media” are trying to convince the nation that a recession is on the way in an effort to hurt his reelection chances next year. In a pair of tweets, Trump vowed that he would win in 2020 while simultaneously clamping down on warnings of …

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Trump Had Invited Himself To Denmark Meeting

The Daily Beast reports: Speaking to reporters on the White House’s South Lawn in late July, President Donald Trump revealed that he was “looking at” a stop in Denmark after an upcoming trip to Poland to attend a World War II commemorative ceremony. For officials in Copenhagen, the comment came as a surprise. Although it is customary in Denmark for …

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Trump Joked About Trading Puerto Rico For Greenland

The New York Times reports: It started as a headline seemingly straight out of The Onion. Then it unleashed a torrent of jokes on late-night television and social media. And finally it exploded into a serious diplomatic rupture between the United States and one of its longtime allies. In the latest only-in-Trumpland episode skating precariously along the line between farce …

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Trump Clocks 62% Disapproval Rating In New AP Poll

The Hill reports: The majority of Americans in a new poll disapproves of President Trump’s overall performance, despite greater support for the president’s handling of the economy than other issues in the survey. Sixty-two percent of Americans said they disapprove of the job Trump is doing, while just 36 percent approve, according to the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs …

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Draft Dodger Trump “Jokes” That He Wanted To Give Himself The Medal Of Honor But He Doesn’t Qualify

The following is actually just one of the six or seven reasons that #25thAmendmentNow is currently trending at #1. President Trump joked Wednesday that he wanted to award himself with the Medal of Honor but was told that he didn’t “qualify” by advisers. Trump made the remarks while recognizing Medal of Honor recipient and World War II veteran Woody Williams …

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Glorious Leader Lied Publicly 84 Times Last week

Twitter legend Daniel Dale reports for CNN: President Donald Trump spent most of last week at his Bedminster golf club, where he sometimes retreats from the public eye. When he left Washington for New Jersey, we thought there was a chance it would be a quiet week in presidential dishonesty. Naturally, he made 84 false claims. That was his highest …

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Trump Quotes Sycophant: I’m Like The King Of Israel

Israel’s Haaretz reports: U.S. President Donald Trump, in a series of bizarre Wednesday morning tweets, quoted praise from a conservative radio host who referred to him as the “King of Israel” and renewed his attacks on Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. The Twitter storm follows Trump’s latest controversy on Tuesday when he claimed that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats …

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Zircon & Burlap: Why Should We Have Background Checks When We Didn’t Ban Planes After 9/11? [VIDEO]

“See the way we feel, one of the biggest mass killings happened right here in the United States. With 9/11. Where over 3,000 people lost their lives — innocent people. “Now do we implement anti-plane laws? Do we get rid of planes? Do we? When somebody picks up a knife and starts stabbing up people, do we get rid of …

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Conan Suggests Trading Florida For Greenland [VIDEO]

“If there’s anything I’ve learned from watching hundreds of hours of Property Brothers, saying ‘It’s not for sale’ is the classic opening gambit, That means you’re ready to go. Greenland is definitely for sale. “And, ladies and gentlemen, if we don’t move fast, some other country is going to overpay for it. Yeah, China, that lookie-lou, is going to come …

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Glorious Leader Spews Yet Another Insane Claim

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has accused Google of manipulating the 2016 US election in favour of his democratic rival Hillary Clinton, citing a conservative judicial activist site that frequently makes false accusations and spreads conspiracies against liberals. Trump has regularly claimed that Clinton did not win the popular vote in 2016, even though official tallies showed she received roughly …

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Trump Explodes At “Highly Unstable Nut Job” Mooch, Who Is A Mental Wreck And Probably Getting Divorced

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump exploded with rage on Monday after former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci once again hammered him during a CNN segment in which he said he wanted to gather together former Trump cabinet officials to denounce the president. Scaramucci recently turned on the president after he made racist comments about four Democratic lawmakers by …

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Trump: Greenland Is A Large Real Estate Deal [VIDEO]

“Greenland, it got released somehow. It’s something we talked about. Denmark essentially owns it. We’re very good allies with Denmark. We protect Denmark like we protect large portions of the world. So the concept came up, and I said, certainly, strategically it’s interesting and we’d be interested, but we’ll talk to them a little bit. “It’s not number one on …

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Trump Claims NY Times Will Endorse Him For 2020

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump was hit with a fact-check on Sunday after declaring that The New York Times was “losing a fortune” and would soon be “out of business.” Trump tweeted that the Times ― his hometown’s paper of record and one of his favorite media targets ― had “zero credibility” and would fold “soon after I …

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Trump Phones Cultist He Mocked As Overweight

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday called the man he mocked for having a “weight problem” at a New Hampshire rally earlier that evening after discovering he was a supporter. A senior administration official said Friday that after campaign staff got the rally-goer’s contact information, Trump called him from Air Force One on the way back to Bedminster, N.J. …

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Trump Mocks Overweight Cultist At NH Rally [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: During a 2020 reelection rally in New Hampshire, President Donald Trump mistook one of his large adult supporters for (actually thin) protesters being escorted out and then mocked his appearance: “That guy has a serious weight problem. Go home, start exercising!” Breaking away from the rally as the protesters were led out, Fox News’ Martha MacCallum could be …

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Denmark Ridicules Trump: Greenland Isn’t For Sale

Reuters reports: Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world’s biggest island with his advisers. “It has to be an April Fool’s joke. Totally out of season,” former prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen [photo] said on Twitter. …

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SRSLY: Trump Wants To Buy Greenland From Denmark

The Wall Street Journal reports: In meetings, at dinners and in passing conversations, Mr. Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, listened with interest when they discuss its abundant resources and geopolitical importance, and, according to two of the people, has asked his White House counsel to look into the idea. Some of his advisers have supported …

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Glorious Leader Blames Parkland Massacre On The FBI

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump promoted two Twitter posts blaming the Parkland shooting and Larry Nassar’s sexual assault of gymnasts on law enforcement and the FBI, saying “sadly, there is much truth to this!” Trump first retweeted aide Kellyanne Conway, who was herself promoting a Daily Caller interview with Parkland student Hunter Pollack arguing against gun control. He then retweeted …

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