Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Politico: Why Trump Avoids Oval Office Meetings

Politico reports: The Oval Office is the traditional epicenter of power for American presidents, but a new one is emerging that’s more exclusive, more secluded and more convenient. President Donald Trump is increasingly morphing the White House residence into a second Oval. It’s become the place where Trump feels most productive, where he avoids meddling by his staff and where …

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Bolton Accuses WH Of Locking His Twitter Account

The Guardian reports: John Bolton, Donald Trump’s hardline former national security adviser, has accused the White House of blocking access to his personal Twitter account after he left the administration in September. In a series of cryptic tweets on Friday, Bolton teased his 770,000 followers, telling them to “stay tuned” for a “backstory” following his two-month absence. Bolton, who is …

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DOJ Report On Anti-Trump Bias In FBI Is Mostly A Bust

The New York Times reports: A highly anticipated report by the Justice Department’s inspector general is expected to sharply criticize lower-level F.B.I. officials as well as bureau leaders involved in the early stages of the Trump-Russia investigation, but to absolve the top ranks of abusing their powers out of bias against President Trump, according to people briefed on a draft. …

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POLL: 28% Of Men Say They’d Rather Their Team Wins Super Bowl Than Their Candidate Wins White House

Just in via press release: By 74 to 19 percent, the American public said they would rather their preferred candidate win the 2020 presidential election than their favorite team win the Super Bowl or World Series. However, 28 percent of males said they would rather see their favorite team win the championship than have their favorite candidate win the 2020 …

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Ivanka Laments Decline In “Morals” With Fake Quote

The Washington Post reports: The first daughter weighed in on her father’s impeachment Thursday evening with a quote from 19th century French historian Alexis de Tocqueville warning that impeachment could be used politically. On Twitter, Ivanka Trump shared without comment this quote: “A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the …

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Axios: Most Damaging Leaks Come From Trump World

Axios reports: As televised impeachment hearings roll into Week 2, one surprise has been how many of the Trump team’s wounds have been self-inflicted, because of his allies’ curious habit of leaking on themselves. Rudy Giuliani, at the center of the Ukraine interference, butt-dialed an NBC reporter, and was “heard discussing need for cash and trashing Bidens.” Reporters took to …

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This Is South Dakota’s Actual Anti-Meth Slogan

The Argus Leader reports: Gov. Kristi Noem has a message for South Dakota: “Meth. We’re On It.” Noem launched her new anti-meth campaign on Monday to bring awareness to the meth epidemic in South Dakota that will include a new TV ad, billboards, posters and website. The campaign’s motto features the phrase, “Meth. We’re on it,” over an outline of …

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NYT Editor: Trump Puts My Reporters’ Lives At Risk

The Guardian reports: The executive editor of the New York Times has accused Donald Trump of putting his reporters’ lives at risk by subjecting them to personal abuse and describing them as “enemies of the people”. Dean Baquet, who has led the news outlet during one of the most tumultuous periods in its history, said the US president’s history of …

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Writer’s Source Claims “Chest Discomfort” Prompted Trump’s Abrupt “Routine Physical” At Walter Reed

Heavy.com reports: A contributor for The Hill who writes on veterans issues and used to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs is claiming that President Donald Trump visited Walter Reed National Medical Center due to chest discomfort. That’s a different story from the White House statement on Trump’s November 16, 2019 visit, which said Trump was undergoing “portions” of …

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Junior And George Conway Trade Shots On Twitter

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump Jr. battled with George Conway, the husband of President Donald Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway, Friday — with Trump Jr. criticizing Conway for being a “guy who routinely & publicly embarrasses his wife” through his heavy criticism of the Trump administration. After Conway told Trump Jr. on Twitter, “Each of Taylor, Kent, and Yovanovitch has more intelligence, …

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Ann Coulter: DACA Kids Can Stay But Trump “Must Go”

Mediaite reports: Conservative pundit and apparent former big-time Donald Trump supporter Ann Coulter has finally had enough, she says, of his policies not meeting expectations. “I give up,” she said on Tuesday after Trump tweeted about Dreamers. Coulter has been increasingly agitated about Trump’s seeming lack of commitment to the hard line on immigration, and has expressed her frustrations publicly …

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Rex Tillerson Hits Back At Haley’s Claim He Undermined Trump: She Didn’t Even Attend Most Of My Meetings

First, a reminder of what this is all about: Nikki Haley, the former ambassador to the United Nations, has been causing quite a stir with her new memoir, in which she recounts how, during her time in the Trump administration, other top officials lobbied her to help them undermine the president. In “With All Due Respect,” Ms. Haley writes that …

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Junior: How Can The Dems Expect To Beat My Father When They Can’t Even Vote Sean Spicer Off DWTS?

The Hill reports: Donald Trump, Jr. is questioning how Democrats can win back the White House in 2020 when they can’t boot Sean Spicer from “Dancing With the Stars.” “If the Democrats can’t get Sean Spicer off ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ how are they going to win 2020?” President Trump’s 41-year-old son told “Extra” in a recent interview. “They got …

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White House: Impeachment Is Unconstitutional

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on Monday went off on a nonsensical rant about the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry. During an appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Grisham accused House Democrats of violating the Constitution by impeaching Trump, despite the fact that impeachment is a process outlined in the Constitution. “Undermining the president is dangerous and …

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Cultists Boo Junior Offstage At Own Book Launch

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump Jr ventured on to the University of California’s overwhelmingly liberal Los Angeles campus on Sunday, hoping to prove what he had just argued in his book – that a hate-filled American left was hell-bent on silencing him and anyone else who supported the Trump presidency. But the appearance backfired when his own supporters, diehard Make …

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Trump Celebrates Lack Of Booing At Football Game

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump knew where to go Saturday for home field advantage, finding comfort in the Deep South with college football fans cheering the nation’s top two teams — and him. His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene at Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, where he was …

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Scott Walker Ridiculed For “Christmas Tree” Meltdown

CBS News reports: Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has gone back to calling the evergreen on display at the state Capitol a holiday tree, reversing his predecessor who declared it a Christmas tree. Former Governor Scott Walker made his displeasure known on Twitter. In 2007 the Republican-controlled state Assembly passed a resolution to call the tree a Christmas tree, but it …

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TEXAS: Gender Reveal Leads To Plane Crash [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: In yet another case of a gender reveal gone horribly wrong, an airplane crashed mid-reveal after the pilot dumped about 350 gallons of pink water out of the aircraft, which stalled and hit the ground. The pilot and a passenger were flying in the one-seat aircraft during the Sept. 7 incident in Turkey, Texas. According to a …

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Kanye West: I’ll Run For President In 2024 And Might Change My Name To Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye

Mediaite reports: Rapper Kanye West claimed that he is running for president in 2024 while speaking at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival in New York on Thursday. West, who previously pitched the idea of running for president in 2020 but didn’t follow through, said that when he runs “for president in 2024, we are going to definitely–,” but the 42-year-old artist …

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BUT NO SECRET DECODER RING: Trump Campaign Sells “Official Impeachment Defense Membership Card”

Just in from the Trump campaign: THIS IS A WITCH HUNT! READ THE TRANSCRIPT! President Trump is calling you to FIGHT BACK and become one of the first patriots to receive their Official Impeachment Defense Membership Card. This card will mark your status as one of his TOP DEFENDERS, and with it, you will be at the forefront of this …

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