The Council to Reopen America: 6 rich white men and the president's daughter

I feel better already. The A-Team. pic.twitter.com/FIw2fKqgwR — Mark Horowitz (@MarkHorowitz) April 13, 2020 Let’s see, we’ve got Mark Meadows, reliable Trump flunky and the new acting White House chief of staff; Ivanka Trump, the pr*sident’s daughter and a noted exploiter of low-wage Chinese labor; Jared Kushner, the know-nothing fopdoodle Trump has entrusted with proving his…

Protecting Trump now, Limbaugh and Kudlow blamed Obama for 2008 bear market

Furious over the Dow’s 1,900 point plunge over the past three days, President Trump held a press conference Wednesday to try to calm markets. Echoing the comments of his National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow that “we have contained” Coronavirus and the American economy is “holding up nicely,” Trump declared the pandemic risk to Americans…

Was Larry Kudlow literally drunk during this Fox News interview?

For the record, a drunk Larry Kudlow and a sober Larry Kudlow are pretty much a horse apiece. I have no doubt he can do his job just as well — or better — while drunk, baked, tripping on mescaline, passed out in the bathroom stall of a Long John Silver’s after huffing expired paint…

Larry Kudlow goes full Orwell in new CNN interview

On a good day, listening to top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow discuss economics is like watching the chief herpetologist at the Bronx Zoo run around screaming in the gift shop with a Gaboon viper latched to his scrotum. Today, he looked even more out of his element.  In an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar,…

U.S. Steel laying off hundreds of workers in Michigan

Donald Trump likes to pretend that the American steel industry is one of the few domestic industries that hasn’t been vigorously wedgied by his tariff regime.  Not only has he claimed his tariffs have singlehandedly revived the industry … x In one year Tariffs have rebuilt our Steel Industry – it is booming! We placed a…

Ted Cruz urges White House to unilaterally cut taxes for the ultra-wealthy

We’re already running huge deficits during flush times for the U.S. economy — contrary to common sense and the advice of every reputable economist on the planet — but that shouldn’t stop us from delivering even more windfalls for the super-rich! Right? That’s what Ted Cruz seems to think, anyway.  Who cares about climate change,…

Vanity Fair: Everyone inside the White House hates Trump

Well, why should they be any different than the rest of us? From the redoubtable Gabriel Sherman at Vanity Fair: Morale inside the White House, never high to begin with, has turned particularly bleak, according to interviews with 10 former West Wing officials and Republicans close to the president. The issue is that many see…