Trump's top media toady suffers spectacular self-own

Ready to laugh? No, really. Prepare yourself. This is good. From a New York Times article on conservatives’ sudden distaste for John Bolton, whose revelations about Donald Trump’s Ukrainian quid pro quoing have sent the GOP into a tizzy: On the Fox Business channel, Lou Dobbs assailed Mr. Bolton as a tool of the president’s…

Fox News convinced Comey's 89-year-old mother-in-law that he was going to jail

The Washington Post ran an op-ed from James Comey today in which the former FBI director recounted the findings from the DOJ inspector general’s report on the Russia investigation while taking a melancholy victory lap of sorts. The IG report — which concluded that the investigation into Trump’s campaign was conducted properly, with no “treason,” “spying,” or “wiretapping”…

Alex Acosta's job is safe…Tick-tock-tick-tock

I wrote in an article yesterday about his pathetic one man dog-and-pony show that I had gone on an Official Acosta Resignation (or Termination) Watch. Nothing in the resulting fallout has made me change my mind, but I’ve fine tuned it a little bit. If there’s one thing that a broken down reality show retread like…

The Paper “Tyger”

Beware! Here there be tygers   Stephen King One of the big problems with trying to pin Trump directly down with anything is that Don Cheeto Cornholeone is an old fashioned Mafioso. It’s not just the fact that Trump refuses to have an e-mail account, because even he is smart enough to know that “delete” doesn’t really mean…

Sarah Sanders: Trump will let Barr decide whether Comey should be arrested

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, we’re going to let the…

Mr President, meet Medusa. Medusa, meet lunch.

Now I know for sure that I’m getting up there in years, because I find myself ore and more pining for “the good old days.” A kinder, simpler time, when everything was well defined, and things were black and white. You know, like 2017? Donald Trump beat the odds, and all sentient logic in 2016,…