Is Mitt Romney Jerking Our Chains?

Mitt Romney has a tweet or two critical of Trump, and now he wants to be some kind of hero during impeachment?  That’s what is being reported by Gabe Sherman of Vanity Fair. In the Senate, Ben Sasse and Susan Collins have made their usual equivocal noises—but not surprisingly, its Mitt Romney, longtime Trump antagonist and sometime suck-up, who’s become the…

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Trump wants Mitt Romney 'impeached'; uh, who's going to tell him?

I always wondered why Donald Trump wanted to go into politics — a field he has no aptitude for nor knowledge of. Consider this tweet: x I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool…

GOP senator: Releasing the Ukraine transcript was a 'huge mistake'

Since Donald Trump thinks he can do no wrong, he apparently didn’t fully comprehend the danger inherent in releasing the transcript of his call with Ukraine’s new president. But less brain-damaged Republicans apparently understand the gravity of the situation that the 8,000-pound White House gorilla has put them in. The Washington Post: Several Senate Republicans…

Herman Cain's nomination for Fed board 'all but dead'

Wait, there’s a limit to the absurdities Republican senators will accept when it comes to Donald Trump’s “presidency”? I’d assumed they’d confirm the entire cast and crew of Duck Dynasty to Cabinet positions if Trump asked them to. Politico: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said in a C-SPAN “Newsmakers” interview with POLITICO that he was unlikely…

Trump escalates the GOP war on government workers

As the New Year begins, imagine that this is how your 2018 ended: You work at a company where the CEO and the management team are notoriously corrupt. They began the year by taking on $150 million in new debt for the purpose of rewarding themselves and their shareholders with a massive stock buyback. But as the…

'No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate': The Mitt Romney story

So, 13 months after Donald Trump took the oath of office, it’s come to this for the Republican Party. Its putative leader used to be pro-choice. He routinely boasted about getting “everybody” insured, only to then promise to “kill” Obamacare. He not only reversed past positions at a rapid-fire rate, he lied to voters at…