Tag Archives: hypocrisy

There’s Always A Tweet: Intelligence Briefings Edition

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt justified President Donald Trump’s inaction with intelligence on Russia because “all president’s don’t read all of their briefings.” “This is not anything new,” Earhardt said on the matter. “The point here is: if it is not verified by our 16 intelligence agencies, that’s their job, that’s what they do it doesn’t get to the …

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Pences Voted By Mail In Primary Using Former Address

The Associated Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence and a half-dozen other senior advisers to President Donald Trump have repeatedly voted by mail, according to election records obtained by The Associated Press. That undercuts the president’s argument that the practice will lead to widespread fraud this November. More than three years after leaving the Indiana governor’s residence, Pence still lists …

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Attorney General Bill Barr Voted By Mail In 2019, 2012

Has any hypocritical Trumper NOT voted by mail? Current and former election administrators said it would be virtually impossible for a foreign country to produce and mail in phony absentee ballots without detection, an issue Attorney General William P. Barr raised as a serious possibility in an interview published Monday. Barr told the New York Times Magazine that a foreign …

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Trump Tried To Register To Vote In FL With DC Address

The Washington Post reports: President Trump originally tried to register to vote in Florida while claiming his “legal residence” was in another part of the country — Washington, D.C. — according to Florida elections records. The September 2019 registration application listed Trump’s legal residence as 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, the location of the White House. That created a potential problem …

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Susan Collins Very Concerned About Trump’s Abuses

“The president should help to heal the racial divisions in this country. It is at times like this that a president needs to speak to the nation, to pledge to right wrongs, and to calm inflamed passions. “It was painful to watch peaceful protestors be subjected to tear gas in order for the President to go across the street to …

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RNC Chair Votes By Mail, Sued CA To Stop Vote By Mail

Salon reports: RNC Chairwoman McDaniel announced on Sunday that the RNC, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican Party had sued Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom after he announced that all registered voters in the state would receive mail-in ballots for the upcoming elections. “Newsom’s illegal power grab is a recipe for disaster that would destroy the confidence Californians …

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Man Who Staged Dramatic Exit From Football Game Over Kneeling Players Says “No Tolerance For Racism”

“We have no tolerance for racism in America. We have no tolerance for violence inspired by racism. And as President Trump said, justice will be served. We also believe in law and order in this country. We condemn violence against property or persons. We will also always stand for the right of Americans to peacefully protest and let their voices …

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McEnany Has Voted By Mail 11 Consecutive Times

The Tampa Bay Times reports: For a week, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump’s assault on vote-by-mail, insisting, like her boss, that it invites election fraud. But, also like her boss, McEnany has taken advantage of its convenience time and time again. In fact, the Tampa native has voted by mail in every Florida election …

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Atlantic: Why Do Cultists Support “Unmanly” Trump?

Tom Nichols writes for The Atlantic: Why do working-class white men—the most reliable component of Donald Trump’s base—support someone who is, by their own standards, the least masculine man ever to hold the modern presidency? The question is not whether Trump fails to meet some archaic or idealized version of masculinity. The president’s inability to measure up to Marcus Aurelius …

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Trump Attacks Barack Obama For “Always Playing Golf”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump struck back at those criticizing him for playing golf this weekend, firing off several tweets attacking former Vice President — and Trump’s presumptive Democratic opponent — Joe Biden. On Saturday, the president was spotted golfing on his course in Sterling, Virginia, for the first time since early March. Photographs of Trump were met with immediate …

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Trump Campaign Launches “You Ain’t Black” Website

Fox News reports: President Trump’s 2020 campaign has quickly created a new website as part of efforts to capitalize on a controversy that has engulfed Democratic rival Joe Biden — after the former vice president said that black Americans who have a hard time “figuring out” whether to support him or Trump “ain’t black.” The website, with the logo “Black …

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Trump Golfs As COVID Death Toll Approaches 100,000

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump headed to the golf course for the first time in over two months, engaging in his personal passion as well as attempting to show how the country can return to normal after stay-at-home orders taken against the coronavirus. Trump arrived at the Trump National Golf Club in suburban Virginia around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. …

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New Ad Bluntly Lays Out Lindsey Graham’s Hypocrisy

The Washington Post reports: The “Lindsey Must Go” ad spends 81 seconds pummeling Graham with his greatest hits against and then for Trump. For instance, in one breath, you hear Graham moan in a 2015 interview, “Every time I turn around I’m being asked about Donald Trump saying one dumb thing or another. And I’m tired of it.” Then, in …

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Trump Campaign Launches “Truth Over Facts” Website

Fox News reports: Taking aim at Joe Biden, President Trump’s reelection team on Monday launched a faux “investigative” series that mocks the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee by spotlighting his numerous verbal miscues on the campaign trail. The video series by the Trump campaign is titled “Truth over Facts,” a phrase the former vice president used last August in Des Moines …

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New Trump Campaign Ad Implies Biden Has Alzheimer’s

From the guy who says windmills cause cancer: President Trump’s reelection campaign launched a series of Facebook ads Thursday questioning Joe Biden’s age and fitness for office, expanding on a personal attack line that Republicans have only floated thus far. The ads asked if the former vice president, 77, is “too old” to be elected president and saying, “geriatric mental …

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Watch Fox Hosts Hail Flynn Judge They Now Call Biased

Media Matters reports: In recent days, Sean Hannity and other leading figures on Fox News have turned against Judge Emmet Sullivan, who is overseeing the case of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn. On his Fox News show on May 13, Hannity railed at Sullivan, even calling for a new judge in the case. Other Fox figures, like host …

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Trump’s New Press Sec Once Called Him Racist [VIDEO]

CNN reports: New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was a harsh critic of then-candidate Donald Trump before she became a fierce advocate for him, including calling comments he made about Mexican immigrants in 2015 “racist.” Before becoming a prominent pro-Trump commentator during his first campaign, McEnany said it was “unfortunate” and “inauthentic” to call him a Republican. McEnany made …

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Kellyanne Conway: Reporters Should “Show Respect” To Trump By Wearing Masks In The Briefing Room [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked about a valet to President Donald Trump who has been infected with the coronavirus, and she used the occasion to insist that reporters should “show respect” for Trump by wearing protective masks in the briefing room. On Fox News’ Outnumbered Overtime, anchor Harris Faulkner asked Conway about the report that a …

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Intel Nominee Says Whistleblowers Should Be Protected (Except That Lying Ukraine Whistleblower He Attacked)

Axios reports: Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President’s Trump nominee for director of national intelligence (DNI), said at his confirmation hearing Tuesday that every government whistleblower should receive “every protection under the law.” As one of Trump’s fiercest defenders during the impeachment inquiry, Ratcliffe repeatedly sought to undermine the credibility of the Ukraine whistleblower, claiming without evidence that the complaint was …

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Tucker Carlson Calls AOC “Child Of Privilege” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Multimillionaire primetime Fox News star Tucker Carlson labeled progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) a “child of privilege” on Monday night—just two weeks after his colleague Laura Ingraham mocked AOC over her bartender past. According to Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson’s own Wikipedia page, the Fox host knows a thing or two about privilege himself. Carlson’s father is …

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