Tag Archives: Idiocracy

GALLUP: Pride In Being American Hits Record Low

Just in from Gallup Polling: As Americans prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, their pride in the U.S. has hit its lowest point since Gallup’s first measurement in 2001. While 70% of U.S. adults overall say they are proud to be Americans, this includes fewer than half (45%) who are “extremely” proud, marking the second consecutive year that …

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Trump Boasts About “Brand New Sherman Tanks” For His Hijacking Of DC’s Fourth Of July Event [VIDEO]

“It’ll be like no other. I’m going to say a few words and we’re going to have planes going overhead, the best fighter jets in the world, and other planes, too. And we’re going to have some tanks stationed outside. You’ve got to be pretty careful with the tanks, because the roads have a tendency not to like to carry …

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Fox & Friends Celebrates Trump’s Visit To Korean DMZ By Playing 2010 Hip-Hop Song “All I Do Is Win” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: As the curvy couch covered Trump’s surprise meet-up with Kim Jong Un at the Korean DMZ, the show immediately cranked up the fawning to 11 by playing DJ Khaled‘s celebratory hip-hop anthem, “All I Do is Win.” “​Was this the music blasting ​at the ​DMZ?” Brian Kilmeade asked. “Yes it was,” Ainsley Earhardt answered. She proceeded to call …

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#UnwantedIvanka Trends After Awkward G20 Video

Politico reports: Social media users are editing White House adviser and President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump into iconic photos using the hashtag “#UnwantedIvanka” after she was seen in a viral video trying to make conversation with leaders at the Group of 20 (G-20) meeting last weekend. The clip, released by the French presidential palace, appeared to show Ivanka Trump jumping …

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Trump Lavishes Praise On His “Friend” The Saudi Prince

CBS News reports: President Trump met with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday while they were in Osaka, Japan, calling the crown prince a “friend of mine.” Mr. Trump called bin Salman “a man who has really done things in the last 5 years in terms of opening of Saudi Arabia.” Mr. Trump did not answer questions about …

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Twitter To Post “Abusive Behavior” Disclaimer On Posts By World Leaders That Will Stay Up In “Public Interest”

CNN reports: Twitter plans to place a disclaimer on future tweets from world leaders that break its rules but which Twitter decides are in the “public interest,” the company said in a blog post Thursday. This policy change could face its most prominent test in President Trump. Trump has repeatedly tested Twitter’s community standards with his regular tirades on the …

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Trump Attacks US Allies Ahead Of G-20 Summit

The New York Times reports: President Trump, arriving in Japan on Thursday, opened his latest foreign trip much as he did his last one, lashing out at America’s allies, including his hosts, just before sitting down with them to talk through differences on issues like security and trade. In the hours before and after leaving for an international summit meeting, …

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Trump Claims War With Iran Wouldn’t “Last Very Long”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Wednesday that a war with Iran would not “last very long” or involve ground troops, as he seemingly dismissed warnings that limited U.S. military action could spiral into a larger conflict. Trump reiterated his desire to avoid a war but said “we’re in a very strong position if something should happen.” “It wouldn’t …

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Trump Calls On Feds To Sue Google, Twitter, Facebook For Trying To Rig 2020 Election In Favor Of Democrats

Fox Business reports: President Trump on Wednesday said the U.S. should sue tech giants like Google and Facebook and lambasted the platforms, including Twitter, for allegedly trying to rig the 2020 elections in favor of Democrats. “They make it much harder for me to get out the message,” he told FOX Business. “These people are all Democrats, it’s totally biased …

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Eric Trump Claims He Was Spit On By Bar Employee

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s son Eric says he was spit on by an employee at the Aviary, a cocktail bar in Chicago, on Tuesday night. The employee was taken into Secret Service custody but was later released. “It was purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problems,” Trump told Breitbart News. “For a party …

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OREGON: GOP Senators Remain In Hiding Over Climate Change Bill Even After Dems Say It Won’t Pass Anyway

Oregon Live reports: Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney said on Tuesday morning that the climate change bill at the center of Republicans’ walkout lacks the votes necessary to pass, because not enough Democrats support it. Senate Republicans fled the state last week to block a vote on the carbon capping plan. Courtney appeared to be laying groundwork for Republicans to …

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Melania Unveils “Be Best” Ambassadors To Help Kids

Newsweek reports: First lady Melania Trump on Monday announced new Be Best ambassadors to help “improve the lives of children,” at the same time as the Trump administration continues to receive heavy criticism for the conditions that migrant children face in border detention facilities. A White House press release stated that Trump was expanding her signature Be Best initiative aimed …

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Iranian President: Trump’s WH Is “Mentally Retarded”

The Associated Press reports: Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.” President Hassan Rouhani went on to call the sanctions against Supreme …

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IDIOT FATIGUE: “Trump Slump” Hits News Outlets

Axios reports: Top news executives tell Axios that a real “Trump slump” is hitting digital, cable and more. The shock factor around President Trump’s unplanned announcements, staff departures, taunting tweets and erratic behavior is wearing off, and media companies are scrambling to find their next big moneymaker. Executives tell Axios that Trump fatigue is very real: Interest in political coverage …

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Trump: Biden Is Lying About Obama’s Endorsement

“There has to be some reason why he’s not endorsing him. He was the vice president. They seemed to have gotten along. President Obama not endorsing him is rather…a big secret. Then he goes and lies and says, ‘I asked the president not to endorse me,’ Give me a break. he’s embarrassed that Obama’s not endorsing him so he goes …

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Trump Praises Hillary Clinton As “Ruthless And Vicious”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump had rare praise for Hillary Clinton, his 2016 presidential opponent, in an interview with Chuck Todd that aired on NBC News Sunday. “I went to Michigan. She didn’t go to Michigan enough. I won Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. I won places that she didn’t do a good job. What can I tell you? No, maybe I …

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Trump Delays Mass Deportations For Two Weeks

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday delayed for two weeks the administration’s plans to begin deporting thousands of undocumented families — just hours after defending the controversial proposal. Earlier Saturday, Trump defended the proposed raids that were due to begin Sunday in over a dozen cities. Under the plan, Immigration and Customs Enforcement would have deported up to 2,000 …

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Trump May Live-Tweet During Democratic Debates

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said he hadn’t thought about live-tweeting the first Democratic debates but now that the media has brought it up, he just might. Several people close to the president told POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal that Trump’s closest aides hoped the president wouldn’t unleash a stream of consciousness on Twitter during the debates but were …

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Trump Tweets Video On Remaining President “4EVA”

Talking Point Memo reports: President Trump on Friday shared an edited video depicting him campaigning for office indefinitely in a play on a Time magazine cover published last October. The actual cover — from the Oct. 22, 2018, issue — was titled “How Trumpism Outlasts Trump” and features campaign yard signs for Trump for every four years from 2024-2044. The …

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Trump Campaign Manager Predicts 2020 Landslide

CBS News reports: President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager predicted in an interview with CBS News that the president would win multiple swing states, including at least three he lost in 2016, if the presidential election were held this week. Brad Parscale, Trump’s campaign chief, said the president would win Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, New Hampshire, New …

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