Check out the kookaburra letter Trump sent to Erdogan after giving him green light to invade Syria

This comes courtesy of Trish Regan at — oh, here it is — Fox Business. Other reporters have followed up on this and confirmed it’s real. Yes, 100 percent real. Though I’m still holding out hope that my brain has been floating placidly in a vat of dive-bar egg brine since, I don’t know, November…

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Trump on the Kurds: 'There's a lot of sand they can play with'

Yes, but what were the Kurds wearing when Turkey invaded? That’s what I want to know. x “It's not our problem,” Trump says in Oval Office of Turkey's invasion into Syria. He adds that the Kurds are “not angels.” Also, he says this: “They've got a lot of sand over there…. There's a lot of…

Lara Trump: Most Americans have never even heard of the Kurds, so whatevs

The moral depth of these people is breathtaking. On Monday, Lara Trump — who’s married to Donald Trump’s fourth-favorite tragic mistake — appeared on Fox News at Night. The show’s host, Shannon Bream, asked her what she thought of a New York Times story (“Trump Followed His Gut on Syria, Calamity Came Fast”) that excoriated the…

Russian state TV uses Trump's betrayal of Kurds for anti-American propaganda

Now that our nation’s promises are worth less than a degree from Trump University, our enemies see openings wider than the Wiffleball holes in Donald Trump’s brain. Julia Davis, a Russian media analyst who’s written for The Washington Post and The Daily Beast, recently unearthed the following gem from Russian state TV. And it’s hard…

GOP congressman: Trump's decision to abandon Kurds is 'weak' and 'depressing'

Welcome to consensus reality, Rep. Kinzinger! Adam Kinzinger, a Republican congressman from Illinois, has at last seen what any non-cult member with eyes realized long ago: Donald Trump is a weak, whiny poseur who acts tough but has the gravitas of a rarefied mouse fart. Appearing on Face the Nation this morning, Kinzinger stated the obvious:…

Trump's collusion with Turkey is more than a distraction from Ukraine woes

Excellent William Saletan article in Slate reminding us how much Turkey is part of Trump’s corruption going back to Mike Flynn. It’s made worse as Turkey begins its new attacks on the Kurds. It’s hard to keep track of President Donald Trump’s betrayals of his country. First he solicited Vladimir Putin’s help in the 2016 election….

Breaking: McConnell Tells Trump: Don't Pull Out of Syria

WaPo: McConnell joins other Republicans in rebuking Trump’s Syria withdrawal Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly rebuked President Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria, saying that a supermajority in the Senate disagreed with the president’s abrupt announcement. “I urge the President to exercise American leadership to keep together our multinational coalition to…

Betrayed by Trump, Kurdish Fighters Forced to Ask Assad for Support.

Forced into choosing between the Devil and the deep blue sea by Trump’s abandonment of them earlier this month, Kurdish forces in the Northern Syria city of Manbij have chosen the Devil. BBC “The consequences of President Trump's surprise announcement to withdraw all US troops from Syria are now being seen on the ground. Manbij…