McConnell is Driving a Bus Toward Trump

Moscow Mitch is many things, most of them venal, but stupid isn’t one of them. He’s made no bones about wearing a mask, and being seen wearing a mask. He’s almost 80 and doesn’t want to risk his health (or the health of anyone in his caucus, at least). Now we learn his risk-avoidance measures…

Perdue (R-GA) May Be McConnell's First Falling Domino

Back in July, Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman had a story that Trump knew he was in trouble: “What Do I Do? What Do I Do?”: Trump Desperate, Despondent as Numbers Crater, “Loser” Label Looms. Down at the end was this tidbit: Nervous Republicans worried about losing the Senate are now debating when to break from…

Mitch McConnell thinks expiring COVID-19 benefits are super funny

Yertle the Goddamn Fucking Disgrace (apologies to Dr. Seuss) doesn’t seem to think helping out unemployed workers and others screwed sideways by the coronavirus pandemic—and Donald Trump’s feckless, floundering response to it—is an urgent matter. At least not as urgent as, say, forcing barmy right-wing justices on us, our children, and/or our still-frozen embryo clones. Thursday, Politico’s…

Do You Suppose McConnell Asked His Wife?

In the last day or so, Moscow Mitch has been trying to help Trump shift the blame for the coronavirus to the Obama administration by claiming that they didn’t leave them any kind of pandemic game plan. As we all know (those of us outside the Fox/OANN bubble), Obama not only left them a game…

Trump campaign's official Twitter calls McConnell 'Cocaine Mitch'

It’s “Moscow Mitch,” idiots. Still, what the ever-living fuck? x Here's what Cocaine Mitch thinks of the Articles of Impeachment pic.twitter.com/WAgxwLKVjE— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) February 5, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> Let’s leave aside the puerile nature of this. Uh, “Cocaine Mitch”? You’re really going to try to appropriate that nickname? Really?…

Breaking: McConnell Reveals Rules to Keep the Trial a Sham

McConnell lays out ground rules for Trump’s impeachment trial and compressed schedule to consider the charges In a four-page resolution, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the opening arguments would begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, with each side given 24 hours to present their case over a two-day period. The Senate will vote…