UH-OH: FOX News Speculates that Trump is a Loser and Might DROP OUT of the Race

The downward spiral into which Donald Trump is descending may finally be beginning to sink in, not just to Trump, but to the right-wing media propagandists who are struggling to shore up his sickly presidency. With each day there is news that contributes to the terminal prognosis of Trump's floundering reelection campaign. And the accumulating…

2019, the year the press tried—and failed—to stand up to Trump

With Donald Trump becoming the first American president to be impeached in his first term, while holed up in the White House tweeting endless attacks around the clock like some internet troll, 2019 should have been the year the Beltway media finally shed its signature timidity and forcefully stood up to him. This should have been…

Memo to media: Don't screw up the impeachment hearings

Four months after the Beltway press badly failed in its coverage of special counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony on the Russia scandal, the D.C. press corps has a chance at redemption this week with the first public impeachment hearings of Donald Trump. Hopefully, newsrooms will be up to the important task at hand. “The stakes don’t get…

Another Eruption of Specious Gas from Mt. Susan Collins.

Mt. Susan Collins of Maine had an eruption of sulfurous gases with regards to Trump and his present predicament: “I thought the president made a big mistake by asking China to get involved in investigating a political opponent,” Collins said at a press gaggle in her home state of Maine, according to the Bangor Daily News….

Trump's White House is running a media access con game—and winning

The White House is perpetrating a scam on the Beltway press corps, bragging about how much access Donald Trump gives reporters. The whole thing is a ruse, though, and unfortunately, it's another example of how key institutions of American journalism are lying down in the face of Trump’s bullying, not even mustering a fight on…

Not Sure About This Politico Story on Coats.

I’m not so sure of this most recent “Beware Disloyal Trump Administration Officials! Your time is nigh!” from Politico.  If you are a Republican or a corporate Democrat who hates hippies, you can be sure to find a warm hug from the guys and gals at Politico.  On occasion, Politico will let us poor plebeians…