Biden is Playing with Trump's Head over VP [Update: It's Kamala!]

The New York Times reports in its election updates that Joe Biden is expected to reveal his running mate as soon as today. Or maybe tomorrow. Or make that Thursday. An earlier update reports that the process is — finally!  — drawing to a close and takes him to task for taking so long: In…

Lincoln Project: Wake Up – See update at end

 is a 6 ½ minute video produced by jon Turteltaub, a Hollywood director. The conceit is a man has been in a coma for 3 ½ years and has just woken up. His family gathers around him, and tries, as loyal Republicans (as he was), to explain what has happened. This ad was premiered on…

On the ground update: Acting DHS Secretary Wolf understates Portland crisis

Over the past 24 hours, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has faced a firestorm of criticism for his over-the-top rhetoric and grandstanding regarding the ongoing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon. In his memo justifying the deployment of federal marshals that neither the mayor nor the governor requested or wanted, the man supporters call…

Trump Calls on Senate to Subpoena Obama [Update: Graham Says NO]

Trump’s hatred of Barack Obama is long and well-documented, from his attempts to find the “real birth certificate” to his dismantling of anything Obama had accomplished just because it was Obama who had done it. Trump’s insistence that his inaugural crowd was larger than Obama’s set the tone for his whole approach to his predecessor….

today's Trumpian sarchasm(sic) – UPDATE: Trump says it was indeed sarcasm

Noble gaslight gets the Pulitzer — it’s weirder only because he’s made the same mistakes before and makes his fixations more obvious. x It's “Nobel”, not “Noble.”2. There is no Nobel Prize for journalism. He's confusing it with the Pulitzer Prize.3. Senate Intelligence Committee just unanimously found Russia actively interfered with 2016 campaign to help Trump…

Bolsonaro Tests POSITIVE After Trump Meeting [Update: Bolsonaro says it was NEGATIVE]

On Saturday, Trump and Brazilian President Bolsonaro met at Mar-A-Lago. Yesterday, following reports that his communications aid, who was also present, has tested positive, Bolsonaro agreed to get a test. The result, according to the Bralizian newspaper O Dia: Primeiro exame de Bolsonaro teria testado positivo para coronavírus You don’t need to understand Portuguese (I…