Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Again Pushes To Open Schools: No Question COVID Is “Going Away Like Things Go Away” [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump reiterated Wednesday that the coronavirus will “go away,” and he continued to push for schools to reopen since the virus “doesn’t have much of an impact” on children. “It’s going away. It’ll go away. Things go away. No question in my mind that it will go away,” Trump said during a White House press briefing. …

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Trump Calls Beirut Explosion “A Terrible Attack” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has described deadly explosions in Lebanon as a “terrible attack” despite no evidence that suggests the blasts were intentional. Massive explosions in Beirut on Tuesday have killed at least 70 people and injured more than 3,000 others while leveling a large segment of the capital. “Let me begin by sending America’s deepest sympathies to the …

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Trump Twice Pronounces National Park As “Yo-Semites”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is expected to sign a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would spend nearly $3 billion on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands. Supporters say the measure, known as the Great American Outdoors Act, would be the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. The …

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Boats Flying Trump Flags Endangered SpaceX Recovery

Business Insider reports: The capsule bobbed in the ocean for about 15 minutes as professional recovery boats sped to retrieve the astronauts — but they weren’t alone on the water. The landing site off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, drew a crowd of onlookers in their own boats. Some got close to the spaceship, including a boat flying a Trump …

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Trump: “Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has yet again boasted of his performance on an elementary test designed to screen for early signs of dementia — this time demonstrating one of the easier tasks during a White House interview. Speaking to Fox News medical contributor Dr Marc Siegel, Mr Trump described asking a doctor if there was “some kind of cognitive …

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Florida Gov Won’t Close Gyms: If You’re In Good Shape, You Have A “Very Low Likelihood” Of Getting Very Sick

The Independent reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said on Friday he would not close gyms in his state during the COVID-19 pandemic because people who go to gyms are “in good shape.” “If you’re in good shape, you have a very, very low likelihood of ending up in significant condition as a result of the coronavirus,” said DeSantis. “I …

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Trump: “When You Test, You Create Cases” [VIDEO]

“We have one of the lowest mortality rates anywhere. If you know, Biden and Obama stopped their testing; they just stopped it. You probably know that. I’m sure you don’t want to report it. “But they stopped testing. Right in the middle, they just went, ‘No more testing,’ and on a much lesser problem than the problem that we have, …

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Today’s Insane Lie: “Obama Played More” Golf Than Me

Trump is now gaslighting on how much he plays golf:  President Trump defended his golfing in a Sunday morning tweet, calling the activity his “‘exercise.’” His tweet comes a day after Golf News Net reported that Trump’s Saturday visit to the Trump National Golf Club in northern Virginia was the 275th time he visited a golf club as president and …

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Anthony Fauci Dismisses Trump’s “99% Harmless” Claim

The Hill reports: Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, in an interview published Friday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that 99 percent of coronavirus cases are “harmless,” saying that it is “obviously not” the case. “I’m trying to figure out where the president got that number,” Fauci told The Financial Times. “What I think happened is that …

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Trump “Likes’ Tweet About “Bringing The Stripper Back”

The Daily Beast reports: In the dead of night, for reasons that are, at this point, beyond sufficient explanation, President Trump liked a tweet praising R&B star Summer Walker for bringing back a “stripper” vibe. The tweet was sent shortly after midnight Eastern Time and, at some point in the four hours after that, received a presidential seal of approval. …

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Trump World Fractures Over Pardon For Roger Stone

Politico reports: Roger Stone is headed to prison next week unless Donald Trump intervenes. And a chorus of outside allies is pressing the president to do just that — over the wishes of White House and campaign aides who don’t like Stone and think Trump has nothing to gain by helping him. Both camps expect Trump will at least split …

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Trump Says He’ll Wear Mask At Veterans Hospital

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would likely wear a mask while visiting Walter Reed medical center this weekend, taking another step back from his previous reticence toward facial coverings as coronavirus cases continue to soar nationwide. Speaking with Fox News’ Sean Hannity in a live phone interview, Trump said “it’s fine to wear a mask if …

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Trump Calls Kanye 2020 A “Great Trial Run” For 2024

RealClearPolitics reports: Donald Trump takes Kanye West seriously. In an Oval Office interview Tuesday, the president told RealClearPolitics he has been watching intently as the music mogul mulls a bid for the White House. The two are friendly, and Trump welcomed him to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue before the 2018 midterms. As Trump noted, the window of opportunity may have passed: …

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Bolton Suggests Trump Spends More Time Watching Cable News Than He Does Working In The Oval Office

Politico reports: Former national security adviser John Bolton suggested Sunday that President Trump pays more attention to television than he does to his advisers. “I think it’s a combination of television and listening to people outside of the government that he trusts for one reason or another,” Bolton said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday. “I think that if you …

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REPORT: AL Students Holding “COVID Catching” Parties

ABC News reports: Students in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 have been attending parties in the city and surrounding area as part of a disturbing contest to see who can catch the virus first, a city council member told ABC News on Wednesday. Tuscaloosa City Councilor Sonya McKinstry said students have been organizing “COVID parties” as a …

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Trump Again Claims COVID Will “Just Disappear”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has repeated a claim that the coronavirus is going to “just disappear”, a day after the United States announced a record number of new cases. “I think we’re gonna be very good with the coronavirus. I think that at some point that’s going to, sort of, just disappear — I hope,” Mr Trump told Fox …

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Trump’s “White Power” Tweet Stayed Up For 3 Hours Because He Was Golfing And WH Couldn’t Reach Him

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump set off a “five-alarm fire” in the White House on Sunday morning after he retweeted a video of one of his supporters saying “white power,” according to two White House officials. The video remained on the president’s Twitter page, where he has 82 million followers, for more than three hours because White House officials …

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Trump Unable To Cite “Top Priorities” For Second Term

Politico reports: Sean Hannity traveled with President Donald Trump to Green Bay, Wis., for a Fox News town hall, and asked him this good question: “What’s at stake in this election as you compare and contrast, and what are your top priority items for a second term?” This is as standard a question as a sitting president can get — …

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18 Texas Family Members COVID+ After Surprise Party, Grandparents Hospitalized, Getting Antibodies Plasma

Fort Worth’s NBC News affiliate reports: A surprise birthday party last month has ended up with 18 members of a Texas family being diagnosed with COVID-19, including a couple in their 80s and a cancer patient.  Carole and Frank Barbosa, who are in their 80s, are among the family members fighting the coronavirus. Both have been hospitalized for at least …

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Trump To Defy Quarantine For Visitors To New Jersey

CNBC reports: The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor requiring visitors who have been in states with high numbers of coronavirus cases to quarantine for 14 days. “The president of the United States is not a civilian,” said White …

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