Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump 2020 Has Made $456K In Plastic Straw Sales

Politico reports: Brad Parscale had just boarded a Jet Blue flight earlier this month when the paper straw he was using ripped in half. As he tried to keep his iced tea from spilling onto his suit, the annoyed Trump campaign manager tweeted that he was “so over paper straws.” Prodded by his wife not to leave it at that, …

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Trump: The EU Was Created To Pick America’s Pockets

Trump today doubled-down on what he claimed last month: “Europe treats us worse than China. Europe is—believe me, you know, look — I come from Europe. We come — you [Maria] come from Europe, okay? You’re of one—you’re of the European nations. European nations were set up in order to take advantage of the United States,” he told Fox host …

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Al Sharpton Hits Back At Trump: If I’m Such Hateful Con Man, Then Why Did You Invite Me To Mar-A-Lago?

Raw Story reports: The Rev. Al Sharpton called out President Donald Trump after he hurled racist abuse at the civil rights leader and MSNBC broadcaster. The two New Yorkers have known one another for decades, and Sharpton told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the president once begged for his approval shortly after his election. “He was president-elect,” the reverend recalled, “and …

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Axios: Trump To Reward GOP Rep For Mueller Hearing Grandstanding With Top National Intelligence Post

Axios reports: President Trump is expected to nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence, according to three sources familiar with the president’s deliberations. Behind the scenes: Trump was thrilled by Ratcliffe’s admonishment of former special counsel Robert Mueller in last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing. “The special counsel’s job, nowhere does it say …

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Trump Calls For Probe Into Obamas’ 2017 Book Deal

USA Today reports: Lashing out at probes into his 2016 campaign and Russian election interference, President Donald Trump said Friday that investigators ought to look into a book deal signed by former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. “Let’s look into Obama the way they’ve looked at me,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “Let’s subpoena …

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Trump Rages At Fox News Over Their Latest 2020 Poll: “There’s NO WAY I Can Be Losing To Sleepy Joe Biden”

Mediaite reports: His latest gripe is a Fox News poll, covered on morning show Fox & Friends, that showed him down to 2020 candidate Joe Biden. “Fox News is at it again,” Trump said, noting how different their coverage is today compared to 2016 primaries. Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade briefly mentioned the polling — watch that moment above …

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Creator Of Fake Seal Celebrates The “Best Troll Ever”

The Washington Post reports: Charles Leazott hadn’t thought about the seal in months. The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election — it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush. Twice. But Donald J. Trump’s GOP was no longer his party. So he …

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Trump Trolled At Right Wing Event With Presidential Seal Featuring Golf Clubs And Russian Icons [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Following a 12-minute video illustrating Trump’s rise to the presidency, music blared as the president’s name flashed across a giant screen in a bold shade of red. Trump took the stage and soaked in the raucous cheers from hundreds of young supporters packed inside the Marriott Marquis in Washington. Charlie Kirk, Turning Point’s outspoken founder and …

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Gingrich: Trump Is More Focused On Attacking The “Radical Left” Than Getting Anything Accomplished

Some rare truth-telling from Newt Gingrich: The president’s allies say that his talent is in scorching the opposition, and he is unlikely to deviate much from that task. “I think he doesn’t mind if it happens, but it’s not his primary focus,” Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker, said of racking up policy accomplishments. “His primary focus is to so …

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Afghanistan Is Unhappy About Trump’s Comment On Nuking Them: What Happened To “Mutual Respect”?

The New York Times reports: Afghanistan demanded a clarification on Tuesday of President Trump’s comments a day earlier that he could have had the country “wiped off the face of the earth” but did not “want to kill 10 million people.” In a sharply worded statement, the government of President Ashraf Ghani noted that Afghanistan expected its relationship with the …

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Mystery Behind Pence’s Canceled Flight Finally Known: He Was About To Meet With Alleged Fentanyl Dealer

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence was one short plane ride away from shaking hands with an alleged interstate drug dealer. Pence abruptly canceled his trip to Manchester, N.H., earlier this month but never said why he was pulled from Air Force Two at the last minute. Jeff Hatch, who agreed in federal court Friday to plead guilty and will …

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Trump: I Won’t Watch Mueller Testimony Unless I Do

“No, I’m not going to be watching. Probably maybe I’ll see a little bit of it. I’m not going to be watching Mueller because you can’t take all those bites out of the apple. We had no collusion, no obstruction. We had no nothing, we had a total no collusion finding. The Democrats were devastated by it they went crazy, …

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Trump: I Could Win The Afghanistan War In A Week But I Just Don’t Want To Kill Ten Million People [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday he could end the Afghanistan war “in a week,” but that doing so would cause millions of deaths. “I could win that war in a week. I just don’t want to kill 10 million people,” Trump said during a White House meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan. The president added that Afghanistan …

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Trump Calls Female Democrats “Racist Troublemakers”

The Guardian reports: A week after President Trump launched a racist attack on a group of four freshman women Congress members known as “the Squad,” telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from, he is trying to turn the attack around on them. “The squad” are a group of four women of color, including Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …

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Trump Pitched Blacks Vs Whites Apprentice Season

The New York Times reports: For the fourth season of “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump searched for a gimmick to bolster ratings. His idea was simple if explosive — pit an all-white team against an all-black team. “Do you like it?” he asked, previewing the concept on Howard Stern’s radio show in April 2005. “Yes,” Mr. Stern said. “Do you …

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Trump Demands Apology From “Hateful” Dem Women

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has once again attacked the four Democratic congresswomen he launched racist tweets at last week, demanding Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley apologise “for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.” The latest tweets arrived after an extraordinary rebuke of the president’s racist attacks against the four congresswomen of colour — colloquially …

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Christians Flip Out Because Trump Said “Goddamn”

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: While much of the political conversation this week has centered around Donald Trump‘s open bigotry and racism against four Democratic congresswomen of color, it was something else he said that got the attention of a lot of conservative Christians. Trump, twice, said the word “Goddamn.” West Virginia State Sen. Paul Hardesty, a self-described …

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Pro-Trump Miss Michigan Canned For You Know Why

The Hill reports: Miss Michigan 2019 winner Kathy Zhu was stripped of her title on Thursday for “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate” social media posts, she said Thursday. Zhu, 20, tweeted Thursday what appeared to be a screenshot of an email she received from Miss World America officials, who told her she was dismissed from being a pageant participant. “Miss World …

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Trump Spews More Lies About Female Dems, Vows To Stop Criticism Of America: “Not When I’m President”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday dug in on his strategy of attacking four progressive minority congresswomen despite some backlash from within his own party, saying he doesn’t care how it affects him politically. “I don’t know if it’s good or bad politically. I don’t care,” Trump told reporters of his attack against the group of Democratic lawmakers, known …

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Lying Lara Trump Lies About “Send Her Back” Chant: It Was Only A “Couple Of People In Front” Chanting That

Mediaite reports: The president’s daughter-in-law and Trump 2020 campaign advisor Lara Trump attempted to distance Donald Trump from the chorus of “send her back” shouted by his supporters at a rally this week, while also falsely claiming that only “a couple” of attendees contributed to the racist chants. “He wasn’t the one that was chanting it,” Lara Trump said during …

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