Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Quotes Hannity, Accuses McCabe Of “Treason”

Time Magazine reports: It would appear that President Donald Trump was tuned in to Fox News’ Hannity on Monday. Trump, who often quotes or praises the coverage of the news network, took to Twitter after the show aired to quote the show’s host, Sean Hannity, after he railed against former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump quoted Hannity, adding his …

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EU Threatens Retaliation Over Proposed Auto Tariffs

The Associated Press reports: The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify import taxes, …

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POLL: Majority Disapprove Of Trump’s “Emergency”

Emerson College Polling reports: Following the president’s announcement on Friday, 53% of Americans disapprove of the declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Despite this, the majority of Americans support the wall in some form; a plurality, 48%, support extending the border wall, and 42% of Americans support maintaining the existing wall. Only 11% of Americans support removal …

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GOP Senator: Republicans Didn’t Control The Senate

“You said we controlled both chambers. We didn’t. We had a majority in the Senate. So you don’t control it. We needed Democrats to support us and they’ve been unified in trying to thwart this president’s #1 issue in the campaign, which was to secure the borders. So no, we didn’t have control. We needed Democrats, we never had any …

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Trump Threatens Saturday Night Live With “Retribution”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday accused major news networks of engaging in “collusion” against his administration, asking how NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” could get away with “hit jobs” without retribution. The tweet from Trump came just a day after “Saturday Night Live” took aim at his move to declare a national emergency to fund the construction of his …

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Pence Met With Stony Silence At International Meeting After Delivering “Greetings From President Trump”

Talking Points Memo reports: Vice President Mike Pence received absolute silence from an audience at the Munich Security Conference when he said that President Donald Trump had passed along his greetings. “I bring greetings from the 45th President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump,” Pence said. He paused for several seconds to allow for applause but the …

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George Conway Compares Trump To Jar Jar Binks

The Huffington Post reports: On Friday, George Conway, who has been critical of the Trump administration even though his wife is a senior White House adviser, upped the ante by ripping the president’s oratorical skills. Conway’s post on Twitter linked to a Washington Post column by Henry Olsen that lambasted what he called Trump’s ”rambling and disjointed explanation” for why …

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Zircon & Burlap: Beto Talks About Tearing Down Walls Yet He Lives In A House Supported By Walls [VIDEO]

Here’s what has Zircon & Burlap so very upset: Beto O’Rourke said he would take down existing walls and fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border if he could. O’Rourke, a former congressman for El Paso who ran a high-profile challenge against GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Thursday, “Absolutely, I’d take the …

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Coulter: The Only Emergency Is That Trump Is An Idiot

The Hill reports: Ann Coulter fired back at President Trump on Friday, stating that “the only national emergency is that our president is an idiot” in a radio interview on Friday afternoon. Coulter was responding to Trump’s comment earlier on Friday calling out the conservative firebrand as being “off the reservation.” He made the remark during a press conference at …

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Trump Disses Ann Coulter: “I Don’t Know Her” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Ann Coulter? “I don’t know her,” President Donald Trump said at a press conference Friday, describing his relationship with the conservative commentator who has introduced him at rallies. Asked Friday whether conservative media personalities influenced his policy on building a border wall, the president denied commentators like Coulter and Fox News’s Sean Hannity pushed him to declare a …

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Trump Claims Obama Would Have Gone To War With North Korea And That Japan Nominated Him For Nobel

The Hill reports: President Trump said Friday that he believes former President Obama would have gone to war with North Korea. Trump said Obama was “so close” to launching a war against North Korea over their nuclear ambitions. “I don’t want to speak for him but I believe he would have gone to war with North Korea,” Trump said of …

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POLL: 25% Say God Wanted Trump To Be President

Fox News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a recent interview that she believes God wanted Donald Trump to become president. A quarter of voters agrees. A Fox News Poll released Wednesday finds 25 percent believe God wanted Trump to win the election. Sixty-two percent disagree and 14 are unsure. Over half of white evangelical Christians, 55 …

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McConnell Says Trump Will Declare Wall Emergency

ABC News reports: In a surprise development Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on the Senate floor that President Donald Trump would sign a border security funding bill that would avert a government shutdown, but also would declare a national emergency in order to get more funding for his proposed border wall. His announcement came just before a Senate …

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Disgraced Former Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke Teams Up With Corey Lewandowski At DC-Based Lobbying Firm

Politico reports: Ryan Zinke, who resigned as interior secretary last year amid scandal, is teaming up with Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, to work as senior advisers at Washington lobbying firm Turnberry Solutions. Zinke is the first former member of Trump’s Cabinet to join a lobbying firm — a new milestone for a president who took office …

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Trump Tells Law Enforcement Group: My Border Wall Will Be Harder To Climb Than Mount Everest [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the wall he envisions in some places along the southern border would be harder to scale than Mount Everest. Even by Trump standards of exaggeration, that’s a huge leap. The estimated height for some proposed barriers runs as high as 30 feet. Mount Everest stands nearly 30,000 feet high. Trump made the …

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Graham: Trump “Inclined” To Declare Wall Emergency

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that President Trump is “very inclined” to declare a national emergency to obtain the necessary funds to build a border wall. “It’s definitely on the table, I’ll let him tell you whether or not he’s going to do it, but he’s very inclined to go that route,” Graham, a staunch ally …

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Trump Appointee Brock Long Out As FEMA Chief

The Associated Press reports: Brock Long, administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has reportedly resigned. In a statement announcing his resignation, Long said in part, “this has been the opportunity of the lifetime, it is time for me to go home…” Long said Peter Gaynor will serve as acting FEMA administrator in the meantime. From September 2018 report …

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Ann Coulter Rages: Trump’s Wall Is A “Yellow New Deal”

Newsweek reports: Conservative political commentator and author Ann Coulter on Tuesday afternoon slammed President Donald Trump over the possibility of him accepting less than he demanded in border wall funds. A bipartisan agreement reached by congressional leaders on Monday night was, Coulter said, Trump’s “Yellow New Deal.” Coulter did not elaborate in her tweet on what she meant by “Yellow …

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Arkansas Grocery Store Chain Ad: “Heaven Has A Wall”

ABC News reports: A family-owned Christian grocery store with several locations in Southeast Arkansas is dealing with backlash as customers argue a weekly ad mailer included a controversial political message. The ad book was sent to four Mac’s Cashsaver stores in Arkansas. According to the store, the mailer typically includes a religious or political message. The current mailer includes a …

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Former Log Cabin Republicans President: Liberals Keep “Falsely Accusing” Mike Pence Of Being Anti-LGBT

Former Log Cabin Republicans president Gregory Angelo has written a typically stupid piece of gaslighting for Fox News: Despite false accusations made against him, Mike Pence is not anti-gay. As a gay man myself – and someone who not only cares deeply about these issues but advocated on behalf of the LGBT community myself for years – this is not …

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