Reporter finally asks Trump the question we've been wondering about for years

Like clockwork, Donald Trump has determined that John Bolton is a wacko. That’s what happens when you challenge Kaiser Cray-Cray. You get a dose of whatever medicine he snorted this morning.  x ….He didn’t want Bolton anywhere near him. Bolton’s dumbest of all statements set us back very badly with North Korea, even now. I…

Surprise! Sen. Murkowski not sure Trump has learned his lesson

Let’s see, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted to block witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and also voted to acquit our ocher overlord. And now Trump is on a rampage, interfering in the sentencing of his cronies, firing witnesses, and generally behaving as if he’s above the law. What say you, Sen. Murkowski? REPORTER 1:…

Army won't investigate Vindman, despite Trump's urging

Guess we haven’t gone full banana republic just yet. Or else the banana is still green. But you know how little time it takes for a banana to rot. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said on Friday at a National Press Club event that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman would not be investigated for his role in…

Marie Yovanovitch gets big standing ovation at awards presentation

As our liberal democracy decays into tyranny faster than Lindsey Graham responds to the coo of Trump’s velvety, dying-hyena voice, it’s nice to see that many people in this country still respect and understand our values: x Sustained standing ovation for Marie Yovanovich at Georgetown University where she accepted the Trainor Award for excellence in…

Nancy Pelosi: 'I shredded his state of his mind address'

Nancy Pelosi is bringing some righteous fire, yo! Based on these comments, I can only assume Madam Speaker is trying to get Trump to take a swing at her during their next Oval Office meeting. Sadly, Republican senators would think there’s nothing impeachable about that, either. x PELOSI concludes with this: “[Trump] has shredded the…

The stark injustice of Trump's 'acquittal,' in one map

This pretty much says it all: x As the Senate vote takes place, let's remember the same amount of people live in Los Angeles as these 7 rural, mostly white, Republican states. They have 14 Senators while LA shares 2 with the rest of California. Some Americans are more equal than others. pic.twitter.com/4dKcvkWJ9W — Waleed…

Trump's top media toady suffers spectacular self-own

Ready to laugh? No, really. Prepare yourself. This is good. From a New York Times article on conservatives’ sudden distaste for John Bolton, whose revelations about Donald Trump’s Ukrainian quid pro quoing have sent the GOP into a tizzy: On the Fox Business channel, Lou Dobbs assailed Mr. Bolton as a tool of the president’s…

Former Chief of Staff John Kelly believes Bolton, wants witnesses

John Kelly had an up-close-and-personal look at Donald Trump’s stupidity and dishonesty for nearly two years — first as the secretary of homeland security and then for 18 months as Trump’s chief of staff — and now he’s backing ambulant mustache John Bolton in his reignited feud with the alleged president. Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Asked about the passages…

NYT: Bolton book says Trump tied Ukraine aid to Biden investigations

Whoa, wow. Well, thanks for testifying, John. The New York Times: President Trump told his national security adviser in August that he wanted to continue freezing $391 million in security assistance to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats including the Bidens, according to an unpublished manuscript by the former adviser, John R….

Trump team warns GOP senators, 'Vote against the president and your head will be on a pike'

Mobster doing mobster shit: x In opening statements, House managers examined the debunked conspiracy theories invoked by Pres. Trump. A @POTUS confidant tells CBS News that GOP senators were warned: “vote against the president & your head will be on a pike.” Here's @nancycordes https://t.co/LV1Y6QveIh pic.twitter.com/tLB9EpoWr8 — CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) January 23, 2020 In…

New poll reveals 57 percent of likely voters want Trump removed

MSN: As the Senate begins its second day of the trial of President Donald Trump, a Microsoft News poll finds that 57 percent of likely voters support removing him from office. The poll found that 57 percent support a Senate vote for removal, and just 37 percent oppose. Pro-and-con views were much closer before the…

Fox News at its most fair and balanced

Remember the days of consensus reality, before everyone right of Mitt Romney’s dog simultaneously took the brown acid, hurtled headlong through an Einstein-Rosen bridge, and found themselves piled up like cordwood inside Donald Trump’s commodious clown car of a rectum? Back in the day, shit like this didn’t happen: x Um, Fox News chyron right now. pic.twitter.com/YTX73tj4tn…

John Bolton says he's willing to testify in Senate impeachment trial

Straight from the horse’s mustache: During the present impeachment controversy, I have tried to meet my obligations both as a citizen and as former National Security Advisor. My colleague, Dr. Charles Kupperman, faced with a House committee subpoena on the one hand, and a Presidential directive not to testify on the other, sought final resolution…

Ilhan Omar sets Trump straight on the true meaning of impeachment

Donald Trump seems to think a healthy U.S. economy should make him immune from impeachment. That’s a little like saying a thief should be let off because he pays his taxes. Or that Mussolini made the trains run on time. But then Trump has never been one for, well, the law. In another flailing tweet…