Lincoln Project: “Trump's Wall”

Most of the ad has no spoken words it frames the wall in contrast to the lives lost to Covid. It has Trump speaking at the end and I think it’s silence, and the words playing on the screen, make it very effective. Watch:

for Trump's still unbuilt wall, he went to Jared

The flailing Trump presidency continues on its inept trajectory. Jared will be blamed when the wall is not built. President Trump has put his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in charge of overseeing the construction of the border wall, The Washington Post reported Monday. Current and former administration officials told the Post that Kushner has taken the lead on the wall…

A climber scaled a replica of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall … while juggling

Okay, a couple days ago I dispatched a missive telling y’all that an 8-year-old had climbed a replica of Donald Trump’s “impenetrable” wall. And it was the funniest shit I’d ever heard in my everlasting giggle-fucking-fest of a life. Until the following. The guy who invited the 8-year-old has now summoned more climbers. “Numerous people”…

One of the idiots behind the GoFundMe border wall could be going to jail

Oh, schadenfreude, you are my very favorite of all the freudes. So you may have heard that those guys who raised money on GoFundMe for a small chunk of easily passable wall actually started building said chunk on Memorial Day weekend. Thing is, they didn’t get the permits they needed and were eventually shut down….

Trump fumes over lack of recognition for his imaginary accomplishments

Donald Trump played the New York media like a fiddle for decades, even successfully masquerading as his own PR flack on several occasions. So he probably thought it would be just as easy to fool the national media after he entered politics. But it’s been a much choppier ride than he expected, and there simply aren’t…

Pentagon looking to use military pay and pension funds for Trump's wall

Because Donald Trump loves the vets so, so much. The AP: The Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pension accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall, a top Senate Democrat said Thursday. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., told The Associated Press, “It’s coming…

Bulldozers V. Butterflies

Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel?  Trump and his minions.  Here are reproductions of posts and narratives from the website of the National Butterfly Center, covering their demonstration and march yesterday.  An earlier march.  The National Butterfly Center Facebook page has video of yesterday’s march and demonstration. www.facebook.com/… The bulldozers have already begun site clearance…