Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Responds To Snubbing By Chicago Police Head By Calling The City More Dangerous Than Afghanistan

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump made his way to Chicago today to speak at a police conference where he bashed the city’s head of police and attacked the city as a worse place to live than Afghanistan. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson had opted out of attending Trump’s speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, saying it …

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Trump Lied About ISIS Leader’s “Whimpering” Death

The New York Times reports: In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, President Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader who, the president said, died “screaming, crying and whimpering.” Mr. Trump described the video footage he watched from the White House Situation Room as …

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Trump Staged ISIS Raid Photo, Was Actually Golfing

Newsweek reports: The chief official White House photographer for former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama suggested the Trump administration staged Saturday’s stern-faced Situation Room picture in the wake of a U.S. military raid that resulted in the death of a major ISIS figurehead. Pete Souza, the former director of the White House Photography Office, called the timestamp of the …

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White House Hits Back At John Kelly: He Was “Totally Unequipped To Handle The Genius” Of The President

The Washington Post reports: John Kelly, former chief of staff to President Trump, said Saturday he warned the president before he left the White House not to replace him with a “yes man” because it would lead to Trump’s impeachment. The White House on Saturday released a statement from Trump denying that Kelly ever delivered that warning, in his first …

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Trump Concludes Attack On Harris With Four Dots

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked California Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris over her decision to pull out of a criminal justice forum in protest of Trump’s appearance there. On Friday night, Senator Harris announced she was pulling out of the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College — a historically black college (HBCU) — citing Trump’s …

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Giuliani Butt-Dialed NBC Reporter, Heard Discussing Overseas Operations, Problem Of Needing More Money

Rich Schapiro reports for NBC News: Late in the evening on Oct. 16, Rudy Giuliani made a phone call to this reporter. The fact that Giuliani was reaching out wasn’t remarkable. He and the reporter had spoken earlier that night for a story about his ties to a fringe Iranian opposition group. But this call, it would soon become clear, …

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Trump’s Approval Sinking At His Beloved Rasmussen

Newsweek reports: A poll that President Donald Trump has frequently praised for its “accuracy” announced Wednesday that public approval of his administration appears to be diminishing in the wake of the impeachment inquiry and his decision to pull American troops out of Syria. The October 24 edition of Rasmussen Reports’ Daily Presidential Tracking Poll showed a majority (54 percent) of …

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NYPD: Yes, We’d Arrest Trump For Shooting Someone

Politico reports: President Donald Trump will get arrested if he shoots someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue — despite his lawyer’s claims to the contrary, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD said Thursday. “If anybody shoots someone, they get arrested. I don’t care if they’re the president or anybody else,” de Blasio told reporters. NYPD First Deputy Commissioner …

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WH To Order Federal Agencies To Drop NYT & WaPo

Axios reports: The White House plans to order all federal agencies not to renew their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post, two papers that President Trump has repeatedly attacked for their critical coverage of his administration, the Wall Street Journal reports. The White House said on Tuesday that it would cancel its own subscriptions to the …

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GOP Reps Asked To Be Arrested For Storming Hearing

Mediaite reports: According to Chad Pergram of Fox News, the Republicans who entered the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) Wednesday — where Democrats were holding a hearing with Pentagon staffer Laura Cooper on matters related to Ukraine — asked to be arrested. According to Pergram, those Republicans were hoping to use the visual of being taken away to paint Democrats …

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Reince Preibus: People Are Owning The Libs By Voting To Keep Sean Spicer On DWTS (Retweeted By Trump)

Fox News reports: Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus frequently watches his former colleague, Sean Spicer, on “Dancing with the Stars” — and told Fox News that the latter’s success was due to his experience in President Trump’s administration. “People are voting for him so all these liberals that are all up in arms over the fact that …

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Trump Attacks Republican Critics As “Human Scum”

USA Today reports: Having attacked some of his critics as “Do Nothing Democrats,” President Donald Trump reserved a harsher term Wednesday for “Never Trumper Republicans” who continue to opposed him amid an impeachment inquiry. “Human scum.” “The Never Trumper Republicans, though on respirators with not many left, are in certain ways worse and more dangerous for our Country than the …

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Trump Lawyer Tells Federal Appeals Court That The President Can’t Be Prosecuted For Shooting Somebody

Politico reports: A lawyer for Donald Trump argued in federal court on Wednesday that the president could shoot someone on 5th Avenue in New York City and not be prosecuted. The lawyer, William Consovoy, was responding to a question by Judge Denny Chin of the Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, who asked, “What’s your view on the 5th …

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Trump Shown Map Of Syria In Attempt To Change Mind

NBC News reports: In the days after President Donald Trump paved the way for Turkey to invade Syria, several of his closest allies went to the White House — twice — to try to change his mind, according to four people familiar with the meetings. Retired Gen. Jack Keane, a Fox News analyst, first walked the president through a map …

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Trump Demanded Parade At First Pentagon Briefing

Guy Snodgrass writes for Politico: Long before real planning for it began, and long before the first news stories about it, those of us in the top levels of the Pentagon heard President Donald Trump demand the military parade he would eventually get. The bizarre request was one of the first signs I had of the enormous rift between my …

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Trump Quotes Defense Secretary “Mark Esperanto”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump once again took to Twitter to defend his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria, opening the door to a Turkish assault on Kurds who had helped America combat the Islamic State, but in the process, he incorrectly identified his secretary of defense. On Sunday, Trump quoted “Mark Esperanto, Secretary of Defense” …

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Los Angeles Times: Undo The “Great Mistake Of 2016”

From the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times: As the 2020 election approaches, the United States is deeply and bitterly polarized, shaken by acts of random and not-so-random violence, with wages still rising too slowly, income inequality continuing to increase and the American Dream feeling more and more out of reach for too many people. Despite low unemployment and …

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Dems Walk Out On Trump After Hail Of Insults, Pelosi Says To Pray For The President’s Mental Health [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday angrily walked out of a White House meeting with President Donald Trump after he had a “meltdown,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “What we witnessed on the part of the president was a meltdown. Sad to say,” Pelosi told reporters outside the White House with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer …

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Twitter To Restrict Interaction With World Leaders Who Post Offensive Tweets: No Liking, Sharing Such Tweets

TechCrunch reports: Twitter said it will restrict how users can interact with tweets from world leaders who break its rules. The social media giant said it will not allow users to like, reply, share or retweet the offending tweets, but instead will let users quote-tweet to allow ordinary users to express their opinions. The company said the move will help …

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Trump To Fly Anti-Socialism Banner Over Dem Debate

The Hill reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign on Tuesday will fly banners over Westerville, Ohio, ahead of the Democratic presidential primary debate in the city knocking Democrats’ for “socialist” policies. “This week’s debate will be another display of the 2020 Democrats’ far-left lurch toward big government socialism,” Tim Murtaugh, Trump campaign communications director, said in a statement. The 105-foot-long banners, …

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