Eugene Robinson is a must-read on Michelle Obama

in his Washington Post column titled For someone who says she hates politics, Michelle Obama is a political powerhouse. Let me put it simply by starting with his final two paragraphs: Speakers tonight had no crowd to rouse, no applause to draw energy from, no way to gauge how their orations were being received. They…

Watch both Michelle Obama and Donald Trump get it right

Donald Trump said it first and then Michelle Obama threw some shade. Turns out they are both right. It is what it is. Michelle Obama: It Is What It Is x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Michelle Obama gave a very piercing speech where she scorched the president in the manner she always does things. When…

KY, SC & ME-Sen: GOPers Who Denounced Obama's “Executive Overreach” Are Now Praising Trump

Ok, so we know about Trump’s “executive order” on the coronavirus stimulus relief package: President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders Saturday in an effort to bypass congressional negotiations and extend financial relief to tens of millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. One order would extend enhanced unemployment benefits at a reduced rate of $400 per…

HYPOCRITE TRUMP Rips Obama's Executive Orders as 'Major Power Grabs of Authority'

Nobody is surprised anymore by the rank hypocrisy of Donald Trump and his sociopathic aversion to the ethical principles that most Americans hold dear. He has repeatedly revealed himself to be utterly devoid of the personal qualities that define human interactions: goodwill, empathy, charity, and compassion. In his world there is only Trump and what's…

President Obama Just Endorsed A Whole Slate Of Down Ballot Democrats That Deserve Our Support

Some big news today: x I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic, and highly qualified Democrats. If you’re in one of their districts or states, make sure you vote for them this fall. And if you can, vote early—by mail or in person. https://t.co/PSm3Rf3wkF pic.twitter.com/7RXrJriBz8— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 3,…

Obama economist: Trump economic indicators could soar just before the 2020 election

Obama’s senior economist Jason Furman believes that just before the election Trump’s economic indicators could begin to soar. For those who do not understand economics and relative growth, we will need to tell the truth about the absolute data which will be bad. Trump soaring economic indicators? Watch the full episode here. From the Politico article “The…

Trump has reportedly turned on Lindsey Graham over Obama-bashing strategy

The redoubtable Gabe Sherman has another dispatch from the land of cray-cray kookaburras. And in this episode of the Fluorescent Lipo-Fat Golem Show, our intrepid protagonist is heartlessly tossing his most loyal puppies under the sputtering Trump Train. Seems Trump doesn’t think his campaign team is doing a good job of spinning his congealing couch sharts…

Child POTUS refusing to unveil Obama's presidential portrait at White House

I’d like to believe that, in a closet or an attic somewhere, there’s a portrait of Donald J. Trump that’s emotionally maturing at a normal human pace, even as the heap of callow adipose sliming the Resolute Desk remains eternally stuck in neutral. Because shit like this is, well, not normal. A decades-old White House tradition…

Obama is Baiting Trump

Two columns and a Facebook post caught my attention this morning: Obama Lives in Trump’s Head by Charles Blow (NYT) This is why Trump is back to attacking Obama by Jennifer Rubin (WaPo) Obama is a master of strategy by David Gerrold (Facebook) The gist of all three is that Obama is still getting under…