These gasses aren’t going to light themselves

Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intelligence Committee (MOTTO: "Searching for Intelligence in the House of Representatives Since 1977"), contributed his best effort yesterday to the ongoing Republican war on objective reality. With the White House facing Congressional investigation over alleged Trump campaign ties to Russia and over President Trump's thus-far completely unsupported accusation that … Continue reading These gasses aren’t going to light themselves

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Paul Ryan: Policy Wank

https://twitter.com/byamberphillips/status/839881414590009345 OH. MY. GAWD. He's so wonky and neat! And so smart! Other politicians don't get into the policy and really understand it the way Paul--I'm allowed to call him Paul, he told me one night while I was staring into his eyes on TV--does. What brilliant thing did he say today? https://twitter.com/davidmackau/status/839890397019127808 Well, he's … Continue reading Paul Ryan: Policy Wank

Meet the heretofore unknown “Never Trump” candidate who might just hand the election to Trump

Hey everybody, big news! "Principled Conservatives," a term that Bill Kristol has used so often lately I wouldn't be surprised if he's had it tattooed across his back, have finally found their man to make an independent run against Donald Trump, and it's big. Which intrepid and clearly well-known (otherwise it would be total folly … Continue reading Meet the heretofore unknown “Never Trump” candidate who might just hand the election to Trump

When did Donald Trump stop being funny?

Don't get me wrong, there's always been a disturbing element of xenophobia/racism/antisemitism/Islamophobia underlying Donald Trump's popularity, and Trump has never been entirely just comic relief, but the longer this goes on and the more unhinged he appears, the less funny his absurdity and stupidity have gotten. The whole Trump phenomenon tipped from "funny" to "curious" … Continue reading When did Donald Trump stop being funny?