October 30, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Jewish Edition

No one loves Israel and The Jews more than Trump. Or The Blacks, or The Mexicans, believe me. Yet, somehow, no one riles up anti-semitic White supremacists more than Trump, or fails to disavow anti-semitic White supremacists more than Trump, or spreads more lies and bigotry than Trump, because, even after the horrific Pittsburgh synagogue
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October 15, 2018

What Trump says are hoaxes are true. What Trump says are true are hoaxes.

This morning, President Donald Trump told reporters, among other things: — Regarding the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi: “It sounded to me like maybe these could have been rogue killers — who knows.” Yes, rogue killers somehow snuck into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, killed Khashoggi, and removed him so skillfully that the Saudis believed
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October 12, 2018

Trump’s Aggressive Plans to Stifle Democracy

In a Trump administration where policy, on issues from taxes to education to the environment, is skewed sharply in favor of wealthy special interests and driven by officials who previously served as corporate lobbyists, and where the president himself mocks victims of sexual assault, makes common cause with racists, and seems to believe the justice
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October 4, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Kavanaugh Kloture Kanye Edition

Wow. I didn’t realize that sons and fathers could be accused, in addition to regular men. Now that I get it, I’m all in to confirm for the Supreme Court someone who’s lying. Anyway… The President said the FBI should investigate fully, while his henchmen made sure that instead, the investigation was heavily constricted, with
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September 28, 2018

From Country Club Republican to #MAGA Bully: The Unmasking of Brett Kavanaugh

Sitting at the witness table, the federal judge yelled; he bullied senators and impugned accusers; he made false statements about things big and small; he rejected credible allegations of sexual assault; he refused to answer questions; he worked to block an independent investigation of his actions; he attacked the Clintons and railed about a left wing
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September 26, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Kavanaugh Confrontation Edition

A woman, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward on her own and provided a detailed account of a drunken Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her in high school. A second woman, Deborah Ramirez, when contacted by reporters who had heard about an incident from former Yale students, said that a drunken Kavanaugh exposed himself to her in college.
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September 22, 2018

Powerhouse PR Firm’s Reckless Attack on Kavanaugh’s Accuser

We now know that when conservative lawyer and close Brett Kavanaugh friend Edward Whelan attempted his disastrous Perry Mason tweetstorm suggesting that one of Kavanaugh’s prep school classmates was the one who assaulted Christine Blasey Ford, he did not do so alone. He was, at least, aided and abetted by the big DC firm CRC Public
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September 21, 2018

What Brett Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Saying About the Sexual Assault Charge

Below is what Brett Kavanaugh’s supporters are saying right now about the allegation by Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her when he was in high school. None of it looks good for Kavanaugh. — Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a close friend of Kavanaugh, after deleting a
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