BREAKING: Pence Cancels Campaign Events [Update * 4]

This story is just coming out now: From AP: Jonathan Lemire @JonLemire VP Pence, in Arizona now, has cancelled events in Indiana tomorrow and will be returning to Washington instead 1:29 PM · Oct 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone From CBS News: VP Pence’s trip to homestate Indiana tomorrow cancelled. His spokesman says “nobody's sick” and…

Instant Debate Poll: 59% Say Kamala Harris Won, Improves Favorable Rating by 7%

x NEW POLL OF CNN DEBATE WATCHERS: Who won? KAMALA 59%Pence 38% pic.twitter.com/Qmpfw4QdX1 — Ian Sams (@IanSams) October 8, 2020 Ian Sams @IanSams NEW POLL OF CNN DEBATE WATCHERS: Who won? KAMALA            59% Pence                38% ———————————————————– Favorable Opinion?          …

He fed the tigers that are going to EAT him.

Wow… Just wow.  I don’t have to write a darn thing in this diary.  Read the facts.  They don’t lie.   This is gonna hurt Trump big time.  He fed the tigers that fueled their rise in politics.   He actually fed the tigers who are going to eat him in 2020. We know he donated to Clinton…

A short note on face masks [UPDATED]

I watched Mike Pence’s joint appearance today with TX Gov. Greg Abbott, and wanted to point out the latest, harmful and obfuscating dodge when it comes to wearing face masks.  There are many other examples of this with Pence, but I will use this latest appearance as the example.  Multiple times Pence said as to…

Trump Predicts “Big Win” But Admits He's Losing

Two stories picked up from Political Wire this morning: Trump predicts 'big' win in November, pointing to 'silent majority' Trump admits it: He's losing This is not quite the contradiction it seems (close, though). Trump has never in his life had to confront reality in a way that he couldn’t find a way to wiggle…

Trump is Going to Show the US How to Open Up Even if it Kills Him

Political Wire posted one story at the top of its front page and another to the side: the first says Pence Self-Isolating After Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus, while the second says the opposite: Pence will not self-quarantine and plans to be at the White House Monday. Speaking out of both sides of his mouth…

Trump's and Pence's Lies About Testing, Collected

Political Wire has a link to this Bulwark tweet that shows a montage of some of the times Trump and/or Pence lied about tests being available and about the number of tests; each clip is followed by an expert correcting them. Unfortunately, I can’t get the video to embed here (some videos work, but not…

Oh Mother, Pence staff-member contracts COVID-19

As Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortages are not being addressed by the Defense Production Act (DPA), Trump and Pence get closer to actual Executive Branch spread contact with COVID-19. x BREAKING: Staff Member for Vice President Pence Tests Positive for Coronavirus https://t.co/IK8jCvVlOZ— Mediaite (@Mediaite) March 20, 2020 x From Pence office: ““This evening we were notified…

Trump claims 'everyone who wants COVID19 test will get one', WH plague-ship of state, not so much

Daily Task Force Press Briefing: “(W)hole of government approach” Pence says the risk of contraction remains low. Elderly people with underlying conditions should use common sense and caution, especially with cruise ship travel. Community transmission numbers low-balled. Pence mentions that he will be meeting with cruise industry executives because that sector will likely experience a decline in…