Tag Archives: Idiocracy

French Army Trolls Trump Over His Fear Of Rain

Time Magazine reports: The French army’s official Twitter account appears to have trolled President Donald Trump after he missed a ceremony for soldiers killed during World War I at a U.S. cemetery in France due to rain. The plan for Trump to travel to the cemetery by helicopter was grounded due to rain and poor visibility. The White House later …

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Trump To Skip Arlington Remembrance (It’s Raining)

Raw Story reports: The White House on Monday confirmed that President Donald Trump will not visit Arlington National Cemetery on Veteran’s Day. According to Washington Post correspondent Josh Dawsey, the White House announced “a lid” on presidential movements at 10 a.m. ET, meaning the president is not scheduled to leave the White House for the remainder of the day. Weather.com …

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Defeated Rep Blames McCain For Losing The House

Anti-LGBT GOP Rep. Jason Lewis, who just lost to openly lesbian Democrat Angie Craig, thinks John McCain is to blame for losing the House. Lewis wrote in the op-ed that McCain’s vote last year to kill a repeal of the Affordable Care Act “prompted a ‘green wave’ of liberal special-interest money, which was used to propagate false claims that the …

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Trump Blames Dem “Harassment” For Sliding Stocks

CNBC reports: President Trump has repeatedly said there’s been no collusion between his campaign and Russia. So far, Mueller’s probe has led to the indictments of more than 30 people including mostly Russian nationals, but also former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Trump, however, appears ready to point to any potential problems he …

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Trump: Florida’s Ballots Are “Massively Infected”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that the Florida recount should be called in favor of Republicans Rick Scott for Senate and Ron DeSantis for governor because an “honest vote count is no longer possible.” The president, without offering any evidence, claimed ballots were “massively infected.” Scott, the Florida governor who is running against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill …

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Scott Sues To Seize Voting Machines In Two Counties

CNN reports: Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott is filing three lawsuits against county election officials as a recount has gotten underway in the Senate contest between himself and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. In the first complaint, the Scott campaign alleges Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes counted a certain number of ballots after the Saturday noon deadline. The campaign …

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Trump’s Border Troops Have No Power Or Hot Food

Axios reports: Troops at the border are sleeping in tents that house 20 soldiers and have no electricity or air conditioning, with some suffering heat exhaustion within days of starting the mission. There’s no mess hall — only pre-made “Ready-to-Eat” meals — and the only phone chargers available are attached to “a few generators that power spotlights around the living …

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Jeanine Pirro: Trump Only Lost Six Seats [VIDEO]

“Chris, stop. I’m gonna pull your mic. When I say to stop I want you to stop. You said ‘his miserable loss’? Now listen to me. Bill Clinton lost 52 seats midterm. Barack Obama, uh, lost 13 seats and 63 seats, I think, in 2010. And then this president lost SIX! You wanna call that a miserable loss? You are …

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French Paper Rips Trump For Confusing Baltic Nations With Balkans, Blamed Them For 1990s Yugoslavia War

The Guardian reports: Le Monde perhaps risked provoking a presidential tweet when it reported that at the private meeting, “Trump opened by attributing to [the Baltic leaders] the responsibility for the war in Yugoslavia”. Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania, Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia, the paper said, took “a moment to realise that ‘Baltics’ and ‘Balkan’ were …

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WH Was Unaware Of Acting AG’s Link To Scam Outfit

The Washington Post reports: Whitaker’s connection to World Patent Marketing came as a surprise to both senior Justice Department and White House officials, several officials said. In their investigation, FTC staff had sought to learn more about the role played by the company’s advisory board members, including Whitaker, a former U.S. attorney whose role was prominently highlighted by the company …

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Fox Guest Defends Trump Against Racism Accusations: Five Modern Presidents Used The N-Word [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: In an appearance on Fox Business, host Trish Regan asked presidential historian Doug Wead about Trump’s testy relationship with the press. She said she was “stunned” and “concerned” by members of the media accusing Trump of racism. “They want him to be a racist, they say he’s a racist, but Donald Trump is not a racist,” Wead said. …

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Trump Attacks “Very Nasty Loser” Reporter April Ryan, Says Others Might Lose Credentials For Disrespect

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday suggested he could pull press credentials from other reporters who don’t show him “respect.” Asked how long Acosta’s credentials will be suspended, the president replied: “As far as I’m concerned, I haven’t made that decision. But it could be others also. I think Jim Acosta is a very unprofessional man.” Trump also went …

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Fox Guest Suggests Rushing Mass Shooters [VIDEO]

“One of the things that’s interesting in terms of if I was a patron, or anyone that was a patron in one of these types of establishments for that matter. There’s two focuses. There’s one that I’ve heard heard; run, hide, and dial 911. That’s one aspect. And there’s another aspect, whereas you confront the shooter directly. And we’ve seen …

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Trump Explodes At Jim Acosta: You Are Rude Terrible Person And Shouldn’t Be Working For CNN [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Trump refused to answer a follow-up question from CNN reporter Jim Acosta, who persisted in his attempt to ask the president about the Russia investigation. Trump spoke loudly over Acosta and demanded he hand over the microphone. “That’s enough,” Trump said repeatedly as Acosta continued to try and ask his question. When a White House aide attempted …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Presser On Midterm Results

Patch reports: President Donald Trump will hold a press conference late Wednesday morning, the day after Democrats officially took control of the U.S. House of Representatives. With the Democrats taking the House, there are major implications for Trump himself. Key House committees that can investigate the president will now have Democrats in charge and can take on more aggressive probes …

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NEVADA: Dead Pimp Elected To State Assembly

The Associated Press reports: A Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. Dennis Hof defeated Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on Tuesday in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, which includes rural communities and large stretches of desert in …

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Trump Threatens Democrats As Investigations Loom

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump will soon be on the receiving end of something he didn’t see much from a Republican-led Congress: orders, backed up by subpoenas, for officials to answer questions on controversial policies like the dispatch of thousands of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. “Two can play that game!” Trump wrote Wednesday on Twitter. Now that Democrats have …

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Trump Claims “Very Big Win” Despite Losing House

Roll Call reports: Even though his party lost control of the House, President Donald Trump declared a “big victory” on Wednesday morning as he focused on Republicans picking up seats in the Senate. The Associated Press projects the chamber will remain in Republican hands, with a Democratic takeover bid blocked after losses in Indiana and North Dakota. But Democrats, fueled …

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Trump Warns: Dems Will Erase “Fragile” GOP Victories

The Associated Press reports: In his final pitch to voters, President Donald Trump implored Republicans on Monday to help preserve “fragile” GOP victories that could be erased by Democrats as he closes out a midterm campaign that has been defined by his racially charged rhetoric, hard-line immigration moves and scattershot policy proposals. “It’s all fragile. Everything I told you about, …

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Trump To Dodge Midterms Fallout With Paris Trip

Well, this is convenient timing. Even if the Democrats take back the House in this week’s midterm elections, President Donald Trump will still have Paris. Just three days after Tuesday’s vote, Trump will skip town and fly to France for a military celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. He’ll be joined by his top …

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