Category Archives: 4th Reich

Anatomy of a Eff-Up

We start with CNN’s Reliable Sources newsletter over the past few days documenting the many ways in which we got to the point that condolences to the family of a slain soldier has turned into a shitstorm of epic proportions: … Continue reading

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Activism: Saving the ACA: It’s Up To Us

Spread the word. Our greatest advantage is our numbers. The more people who get insurance through the ACA, the more pain we can inflict on the R’s next year when they try to take it away. A call to action: … Continue reading

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The Social Pages for Sociopaths

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie is always bifurcated between news and gossip (and often hard to tell the difference); sometimes they have something like the Society pages of old wherein we in the hoi polloi … Continue reading

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The Moral Center of the Administration (UPDATED)

The Death of the Media, Cont. There’s a lot of clean-up going on in Aisle 3, as it were, and Chief of Staff John Kelly is once again holding the mop. The Very Serious People inside the beltway are all … Continue reading

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9 Months Today

I’m gonna note that it is nine months to the day since Preznint Stupid was sworn in. You can make your own jokes in the comments.

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And Speaking of Grading on a Curve

This is insane: “I totally changed rules of engagement. I totally changed our military, I totally changed the attitudes of the military and they have done a fantastic job,” Trump said on “The Chris Plante Show.” “ISIS is now giving … Continue reading

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I’m Tired of So MUCH WINNING in Puerto Rico

Of course Comrade Preznint gives himself a perfect score on his response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Why wouldn’t he? Instead of saying what his administration has done and why he gives his performance a perfect 10, the Orange … Continue reading

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Trump is a Category 5 Shitstorm

When soldiers are killed in the line of duty the protocol is straightforward—the White House issues a statement honoring the dead. Sometimes the president calls the families or writes a personal note; often the family is invited to a ceremony … Continue reading

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‘The Check is in The Mail’

Well, at least it wasn’t only the tip… Anyway, there are lots of stories up about how our Grifter-in-Chief only follows through on his charitable donations once he’s done a dine-and-dash and the media calls him out on it. Trump … Continue reading

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Huckabee-Sanders Holds Master Class in the Non-Denial Denial

This was my favorite sequence when the reporter tried to clarify: “And he didn’t say those words. It was the context. He felt that she put it in the wrong context. Is that it?” My gawd, it’s like she tossed … Continue reading

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