Huckabee

Since around age sixteen, I have had friends and adults in my life who have said to me more than once,  ‘no, no, I don’t do politics.’ Well, to those who angrily rebuffed me—I say—you may not do politics, but politics is doing you. From local legislatures and school boards...

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  • June 27, 2022

So much still unresolved from the Trump era installed in 2016, and continued through 2020, a Russian intelligence operation. Hard to tell whether it ranks with Robert Hanssen, Aldrich Ames, or even Operation Pandora, the plan to foment a US race war in the 1960s, although the Trump win could...

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  • April 17, 2021

Previous guy and the GQP continue to be weird and entirely predictable. Weird and even entirely predictable — Kim Mangone (@KimMangone) April 4, 2021 Mike Huckabee doubled down on the usual RW hate, timing it for his evangelical Easter program shown on some shopping channels, because there’s no such thing...

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  • April 4, 2021

What’s funnier than Mike Pence being sent to the doghouse after spending four-plus years as Donald Trump’s captive purse poodle? I honestly can’t think of anything—though if Ted Cruz falls down an open manhole while looking at My Little Pony furry porn on his phone, I may have to reassess.  Months...

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  • March 22, 2021

After Sean Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Stephanie Grisham, and Kayleigh McEnany, anyone or anything would have been an upgrade as press secretary. A wheel of Gorgonzola with a Furby chip jammed into it would have been better. But, luckily, we did much better. Biden’s first press secretary, Jen Psaki, is knowledgeable,...

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  • March 13, 2021

Old Pharaoh Trump’s going to spew more nonsense this weekend, including the Big Lie. Trump will make his first public major public appearance to grift for the next pyramid scheme. CPAC 2021 is set for Feb. 25-28 in Orlando, Florida, where the lineup of far-right speakers will include former President Donald Trump as well...

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  • February 23, 2021

My weary, rheumy eyes have seen a lot of heinous shit over the past five years. I’d like to donate my brain to science when the time comes, but I fear it’s too soiled now. The second they slice into it, ocher apparitions will start swirling around the room catcalling...

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  • February 11, 2021

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:left”> Randall Lane, the editor of Forbes Magazine, has warned corporations not to hire former Trump officials. If they hire them, said Lane, they will be viewed as a “funnel of disinformation” by the magazine.  Business Insider writes a summary of how Trump’s failed coup attempt inspired Forbes...

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  • January 10, 2021

I rescind my belief that Democratic politicians shouldn’t go on Fox under any circumstances. Mayor Pete forced their brainwashed viewers to confront reality. Most rightwing outlets have decided to just completely ignore this latest Trump scandal, where he called fallen soldiers “losers” and “suckers,” and instead focus on Nancy Pelosi’s hairdresser. Faux...

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  • September 5, 2020

More Trump whining and preparing for the post-Trump days by building that Trump media channel audience for more grifting with many minor outlets beyond Fox News. In the midst of a pandemic he has time on his hands. x pic.twitter.com/iS2lXlQbc9— liberal Dajuana (@LiberalForever5) July 5, 2020 x Now that OANN...

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  • July 6, 2020

Paul Waldman at WaPo hits the latest version of the post-prime-time presser Trump show, as Kayleigh “Kayfabe” McEnany does another Vanna White presser. The last six months of Trump terror a.k.a. Bachelor-Grifter's Price is Reich will feature Individual-1 doing his impression of Thurston Howell on Gilligan-Epstein’s Island. Ignore that second...

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  • May 6, 2020

The President has adopted a serious tone; it is not political, and Mr. Trump is a wartime President. All the previous statements are being palmed-off to the public as truths about President Trump and his handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic. I am sorry, but Mr. Trump is only consistent...

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  • April 6, 2020

Remember all those people insisting a few weeks ago that COVID-19 was just a cold, then just like the flu, then an overblown Democratic hoax?  How can they keep claiming they’re right about everything? I mean, if I’d showed up on the House floor in a jokey gas mask to “own...

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  • March 29, 2020

The BIG BOLTON BOMBSHELL is the talk of the town this morning, and, of course, every last American is simply outraged that it’s now basically irrefutable that our pr*sident is a corrupt, venal maniac who bribes other countries with foreign aid in order to secure sleazy political favors. Ha ha...

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  • January 27, 2020

I was interested in just who Jay Sekulow is.   I found out he is a very busy man.   He is so busy that he is the perfect person that Trump would have picked to be Chief Council.   He is an entertainer, an activist and reported to be one of the...

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  • January 26, 2020

x BREAKING: The House passed a war powers resolution that limits President Trump's ability to wage war in Iran. It blocks U.S. military force against Iran without Congress's approval or declaration of war. pic.twitter.com/sbAYDGEaz6 — AJ+ (@ajplus) January 9, 2020 WASHINGTON — The House adopted a war powers resolution Thursday...

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  • January 9, 2020

Republicans don’t do pop culture very well. Remember Mike “My Reproductive Organs Should be Declared an EPA Superfund Site” Huckabee doing a parody of Adele’s “Hello” during his 2016 presidential run/cringeworthy performance art piece? It, uh, wasn’t good. And now, courtesy of Donald Trump’s reelection campaign: x So you're arguing that Trump...

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  • December 11, 2019

ROFL at how hypocritical this bag of orange bones really is.   I did not know Individual # 1 had a pastor.   Paula White ( a televangelist from Florida) will be joining the White House to advise THE ONE.   Really?   This woman is nuttier than a fruit cake missing a few...

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  • November 1, 2019

MSNBC has been hyping the selection of the women “journalists” for the next upcoming Democratic presidential debate:  Ashley Parker, Kristen Welker, Andrea Mitchell, and Rachel Maddow.  Only one of those selected is a real journalist IMHO — Rachel Maddow.  The other three are, well, let’s take a look. Ashley Parker doesn’t...

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  • October 24, 2019

The intelligence whistleblower states that White House lawyers moved the transcript of Trump’s phone call to Zelensky to a stand alone secret server in the White House.  This was done as part of the coverup.  But the whistleblower also states that this is NOT the only time this abuse of...

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  • September 27, 2019

Add it to the list of long-standing norms that the Trump White House has shredded: Press secretary Stephanie Grisham has aggressively positioned herself not as an administration conduit for the press corps, but as an open and hostile enemy of newsgathering, in a way that even surpasses Sarah Huckabee Sanders' dangerous...

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  • September 10, 2019

Add it to the list of long-standing norms that the Trump White House has shredded: Press secretary Stephanie Grisham has aggressively positioned herself not as an administration conduit for the press corps, but as an open and hostile enemy of newsgathering, in a way that even surpasses Sarah Huckabee Sanders' dangerous...

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  • September 10, 2019

I believe the correct response to this tweet is “delete your account.” Or maybe “delete my eyes, please.” x Arrived in St Petersburg Russia. Was going to arrive on a horse & shirtless but didn’t want to over excite the Russian women. pic.twitter.com/AFLcIXyQe9 — Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) August 12, 2019...

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  • August 12, 2019

From the network that once pissed its pants in abject fear and outrage over Ebola, immigrant caravans, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ inability to get a meal at a restaurant that one time. Your favorite syphilitic clown penis, Tucker Carlson, from last night’s show: The whole thing is a lie. If...

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  • August 7, 2019

You may remember Brian Karem from his emotional clash with Sarah Huckabee Sanders over the administration’s family-separation policy. (“You’re a parent,” he famously noted at the time. “Don’t you have any empathy? Come on, Sarah, you’re a parent! Don’t you have any empathy for what these people are going through?”) Or...

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  • August 3, 2019

The Mouth of Sauron emerged from her volcano lair yesterday long enough to gaslight the ever-living fuck out of us. x Didn’t take long for Mueller to once again vindicate President @realDonaldTrump. No collusion. No obstruction. And now Mueller all but admits it was all along a total witch hunt https://t.co/gUDSHnDiC0..&#46;

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  • July 26, 2019

So it’s Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ last day, and it’s bittersweet — like bidding adieu to a fungal toenail you’ve had for two years. In a way you miss it because it’s been there so long. But, really, in no way do you miss it. Not even a little. I’d hoped...

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  • June 28, 2019

I can’t wait to hear how Huckabee Sanders is going to spin this. The “stable genius” who wants to spend billions of tax dollars building a “Space Force” to defeat Space ISIS just tweeted this: x For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about...

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  • June 8, 2019

The most beloved version of Donald Trump in the entire galaxy has fallen. A woman stabbed one of the U.K.’s famous baby Trump blimps today after saying, “I’m going in. I’m gonna pop the bloody thing.” After doing the deed, she exclaimed, “Did it! That’s a disgrace! It’s a national...

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  • June 4, 2019

Baghdad Blob* was on Meet the Press this morning to discuss the week in Trump insanity. Needless to say, this exchange was chilling: CHUCK TODD: Does [Trump] expect criminal charges, does he expect — he’s accused James Comey of treason. Does he expect Jim Comey to be arrested? SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS: Again,...

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  • May 26, 2019

Not that it was necessarily a fun ride for the owners of the Red Hen, but apparently all’s well that ends well. Stephanie Wilkinson, the co-owner of the Lexington, Virginia, restaurant that ejected Sarah Huckabee Sanders last summer for being an awful human being, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post detailing...

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  • May 14, 2019

Trump administration officials are rightly pariahs, and that’s certainly true in D.C. and environs as much as anywhere else. We remember how Sarah Huckabee Slanders got 86’d from the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, and that time Kirstjen “Baby Cages” Nielsen got hounded out of a Mexican restaurant in D.C. And I...

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  • May 13, 2019

I love boycotts, and have for years. There’s just something empowering about a whole bunch of us small, insignificant little pissants using collective action to “stick it to the man,” regardless if it’s a country, a personality, or a large, monolithic corporation. Personally, I boycott all kinds of shit. I was...

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  • April 23, 2019

Glad to see the Trump administration is now fully embracing its pettiness and racism. They’re oh-so-proud of it, in fact.  How else do you explain the Mouth of Sauron’s Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ appearance on Fox News Sunday this morning? Politico: “We have to look at all options across the table...

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  • April 14, 2019
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Sadly, an Air Force buddy I had served with over 20 years ago is, today, a huge Trump fan.  He’s the complete package, down to the stupid red hat and wacky conspiracy theories. His immigrant attacks must have made things particularly awkward with his lovely wife, who immigrated from Mexico. (I actually...

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  • April 7, 2019
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Sadly, an Air Force buddy I served with over 20 years ago is a huge Donald Trump fan today. He’s the complete package, down to the stupid red hat and wacky conspiracy theories. His immigrant attacks must have made things particularly awkward with his lovely wife, who immigrated from Mexico. (I actually...

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  • April 7, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may want to take gaslighting lessons from Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Kellyanne Conway. Or at least study their tape. He’s not great at it. (Pivot to Hillary, man! You’re going down!) On CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper yesterday, Pompeo and Tapper were...

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  • February 25, 2019

After today’s show votes in the U.S. Senate, MSNBC was all a twitter — not electronically — about how “twenty senators from each party” were frustrated or infuriated by this government shutdown.  Schumer was seen going into McConnell’s office, and it seemed to the gullible reporters that a “bipartisan” solution to the...

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  • January 25, 2019

Not sure how useful a daily torrent of lies and distortions is anyway, but the Mouth of Sauron, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, has been doing fewer press briefings lately. Maybe that’s a relief; maybe it’s a dereliction of duty. Either way, it’s a decision that comes from the top. Politico: President...

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  • January 22, 2019

The President is a counter puncher. When he’s hit, he hits back twice as hard   Sarah Huckabee Sanders Thus us a primo example of the bullshit that I like to call the Trump mythology. In boxing, a counter puncher deflects or accepts a minor blow in order to be in...

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  • January 18, 2019

We know it’s a lie, and the White House knows it’s a lie (whether or not the squatter-in-chief actually does), and even Fox News likely knows it’s a lie, but that typically doesn’t matter. Usually the lies skate by unchallenged. Well, not this morning. Today on Fox News Sunday, Fox’s designated simulacrum...

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  • January 6, 2019

The Hill “There might be a winter chill in the air, but President Trump and his family are sweating like it’s Phoenix in July. The White House, perpetually beset by chaos and inner turmoil, had been uncomfortably awaiting Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s document outlining how Paul Manafort violated his cooperation...

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  • December 9, 2018

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, earlier today: “The president wants this process to come to a vote because that’s what’s supposed to happen. In every single one of these instances where someone is nominated, they go before, they have a hearing, and then the senators vote on it.” x .@PressSec: “The president...

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  • September 25, 2018

Here’s why it’s impossible to take the Trump-tweets-strategically theory seriously: He’s a blooming idiot who couldn’t outthink a tic-tac-toe-playing chicken. This is the guy who thought his decision to fire James Comey would be greeted with hosannas from both sides of the political aisle. In other words, he doesn’t have a...

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  • September 24, 2018

Many have remarked that there simply is no bottom to this president. Well, there is, and it’s covered with poopy diapers and baby powder. From The Wall Street Journal via Talking Points Memo: While he eventually agreed to lower the White House flag in honor of Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) passing...

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  • August 28, 2018

Oh. My. God. At this point, if Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a single shred of self respect left in her unwelcome in public restaurants body, there is only one thing left for her to do. She must follow the example set by Detroit Lions football fans several years ago. When...

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  • July 18, 2018

This Washington Post editorial — “Let the Trump team eat in peace” — provides a useful platform for intelligently discussing the recent instances where Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller have encountered resistance while trying to dine out in D.C. area restaurants.  The WashPo...

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  • June 24, 2018

When you book a Trump surrogate to come on your show, the one thing you should always expect is lies, lies and more lies.  The president never encouraged violence, the president never praised a dictator, the president never said what everyone heard him say.  Nowadays, I’ve noticed a shift to...

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  • June 24, 2018

I like to write on Sunday, but the stories I was going to post went from maddening to depressing—in that order—from the national to the state to the county level. There STILL hasn’t been any apology from Huckabee’s staffer—nor anyone from the White House– over the mocking of a dying...

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  • May 13, 2018

NOTE: If you’re a “ChemTruther”… if you disagree with Amnesty International, the OPCW, WHO, MSF, the UN (breakdown), and all public evidence about past attacks, and are here to do the same about the most recent one… leave.  You’re not welcome here, any more than a 9/11 Truther would be welcome in a liveblog about 9/11. That said,...

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  • April 12, 2018
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