Trump mocks Black Lives Matter protests and mask-wearing in one fell swoop

Jesus Christ, this asshole. At yesterday’s coronavirus presser/super-spreader event in Bedminster, New Jersey, Donald Trump sarcastically referred to the WASPy weirdos in attendance as “peaceful protesters.” It was his way of excusing their flouting of social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Because he’s just that big of a prick. Huffington Post: At the news conference held…

GA-Sen B: WNBA Players Tell Loeffler (R) To F*** Off By Wearing Shirts Supporting Warnock (D)

Love this: x Don't boo…VOTE 🗳 Register to vote at https://t.co/zXnPqmFZQ7 #Vote2020 pic.twitter.com/4yMmEqgXMS— Chicago Sky (@chicagosky) August 4, 2020 The backlash against Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler is growing, with many WNBA players wearing “Vote Warnock” shirts ahead of their games on Tuesday night. The shirts refer to Democrat Reverend Raphael Warnock, who is running…

Louie Gohmert thinks he may have gotten COVID from wearing a mask

By now you’ve heard the superschadenfreudeisticexpialidocious news that GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert has contracted COVID-19. A positive coronavirus diagnosis would be chastening for most people — a reason to pause and reflect. But not for the dumbest man in Congress. According to KETK-TV in Texas, he’s determined to stay a maskhole until the day he dies….

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Mandates Wearing Masks in Public.

There are no real details on how this is executive order is to be enforced, but Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is mandating that you must wear a mask if you are out in public. Amid “an explosion of COVID,” all Kentuckians must wear masks in public starting Friday at 5 p.m., Gov. Andy Beshear announced…

In Turkmenistan, Wearing a Face Mask is a Crime

Turkmenistan, a former Soviet republic in central Asia, has been ruled by a succession of strongmen. The first one, Turkmenbashi, had a huge statue of himself built over the capital of Ashgabat (see the photo). When we were there in 2008, shortly after Turkmenbashi had died, there were signs that  the country was starting to…