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Jake Tapper Completely Shuts Down the Stupidest Trump Talking Point Ever
What makes this move by Jake Tapper so great isn't that this talking point is so stupid, even though it is, or that his crushing of it was so masterful, because it was. It's that Trump flack Sarah Huckabee Sanders shopped this same bit of idiocy all day on Friday, and Jake was ...read more
This Says It All: David Duke Calls Trump "Our Candidate, He's All We Have for the Presidency"
Hillary Clinton should be putting this stuff into her ads. While pretty much everyone in the world knows Trump lost the debate, David Duke says he "did the job," and that people who want to "protect our culture" need to get on the Trump train because "he's our candidate, folks" ...read more
Here Are Two More Reminders That Barack Obama is a Great President
CNN had a town hall with President Obama that didn't get a lot of attention thanks to the ongoing 2016 presidential election shitshow, but there were two moments that really stood out to me as great reminders of what a great president we're losing. The first was his ...read more
Watch Gary Johnson Have Not One, But TWO MORE "Aleppo Moments"
You should definitely check out Gary Johnson's entire town hall, but for your confused millennial or libertarian friends, just show them these two clips. First, there's Johnson not being able to name a single world leader, then picking one but not remembering his name, then it ...read more
FBI Director Comey Tells Republicans THERE IS NO EVIDENCE That Hillary Committed a Crime
I wish he'd have just said this to begin with, instead of that "no reasonable prosecutor" bullshit he said in July. From the Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing (transcript here): ...read more
This Happened: Fox Claims Hillary's Debate Win Strengthened the Mexican Peso
While the big business news story about Hillary Clinton's crushing defeat of Donald Trump at Monday night's debate was a 133-point stock market gain, Fox decided Hillary's win was responsible for strengthening the Mexican peso... by 2.5%...for like an hour (transcript here): ...read more
Sam Stein Calls Out Trump Stooge's Absurd Lies and Still Loses
I've been seeing this happen over and over again, where a Trumpist will just keep lying until the interviewer just gives up. This is sort of a new one, though: an interviewer who doesn't give up, but is just outmatched by the shamelessness of the lies. Sam Stein has this asshole ...read more
Listen to Donald Trump Tell Hannity The Clintons Have "Done So Much for the African-Americans"
Buzzfeed dug this up, from 2011: Whether you like them or don't like them, they have done so much for the African-Americans. ...read more
Andrea Mitchell Hilariously Pushes Back Against ISIS Rooting For Donald Trump
Remember that time Hillary denied she ever said ISIS was rooting for Trump by explaining in detail that she was quoting a terrorism expert who said ISIS was rooting for Trump? That was awesome. Well today, Andrea Mitchell had that expert, Matt Olsen, on her show, and she pressed ...read more
Hillary Clinton's Reaction to Shooting of Terence Crutcher Says it All
Over the past few days, the country has been rocked by yet another caught-on-video shooting of an unarmed black man, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The shooting of 40 year-old Terence Crutcher occurred on Friday, but it wasn’t until the Monday release of police video showing ...read more
Donald Trump Literally Said Cops Know Who the Terrorists Are But Let Attacks Happen Anyway
Somehow, this asshole gets to brand himself as the "law-and-order" candidate (transcript here): Donald Trump just accused the police of having blood on their hands out of sheer cowardice, and I bet you a Trump U diploma it doesn't get mentioned on TV news. ...read more
Chris Christie Naturally Tells Biggest Fattest Lie About Hillary Clinton's 2008 Campaign
The Trumpists have been trying to backstop their lie that Hillary started the birthers by saying that Patti Solis Doyle "even ADMITTED" as much when she said the campaign fired ONE VOLUNTEER who forwarded an email that WAS NOT ABOUT Obama's birthplace. Or, as fat fucking liar ...read more
Donald Trump's Campaign Manager Just Conceded OUT LOUD That Trump's a Liar
John Dickerson got Kellyanne Conway to admit Trump is a liar, TWICE, then practically apologized for it (transcript here): Here's the full question and answer, including Conway's lengthy deflection and Dickerson's aw-shucks explanation for even bringing it up: Now imagine this ...read more
Trump Tells His Crowd to "Take Away" Hillary Secret Service Detail's Guns and "See What Happens to Her"
Joking about assassination wasn't enough. Now this: Take their -- let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away. Okay? It would be very dangerous. Trump doesn't say who should "take away their guns," exactly, he's just saying. Take away their guns. The media isn't ...read more
Lyin' Donald Trump Still Lying About Obama Birther Conspiracy
Now, not to mention her in the same breath, but Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. I finished it. I finished it. You know what I mean. President Barack Obama was born in the United States, period. The only thing about that that was true ...read more
Well, What Do You Know? Donald Trump's Testosterone Level Is Below Average
Donald Trump finally revealed the results of his probably fake medical exam today, and if you can manage not to barf, check out Dr. Oz grossly complimenting Trump's testosterone level: Your testosterone is 441, which is actually (hesitates, nods) it’s good. (audience laughs, ...read more
Sorry, Non-Christians! Donald Trump Says He Wants an America 'Under One God'
In just one speech last night, Donald Trump joked about the poisoning of children, said he doesn't feel sorry for workers because he works so hard being at podiums, and this: Imagine what our country could accomplish if we started working as one people under one God, under one ...read more
Deplorable: Turns Out Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway Called Americans 'A Bunch of Pigs'
Isn't this deplorable? (transcript here): Mother Jones' David Corn uncovered that clip, and this one a few days later: But sure, Hillary's the jerk for calling racists "deplorable." ...read more
Watch Donald Trump Make Joke About Child-Poisoning Flint Water Crisis as White Crowd Roars
If I hadn't seen it with my own eyes, I wouldn't believe it, partially because nobody on the news has even fucking mentioned it! (transcript here): The media is ignoring a mostly-white crowd laughing it up over a crisis that has damaged the health of a predominantly black ...read more
Turns Out It Was Donald Trump Who Literally Denigrated Half of All Americans
You know all the Trumpists whining that Hillary "attacked everyday voters" when she said that the racist half (it's actually way more than half) of Trump's supporters were deplorable? They can all now shut the entire fuck up, thanks to these two clips that have been dug up ...read more
Donald Trump Screwed Charity When He Bought That $20k Painting of Himself with Donor Money
You've all probably heard about the 6-foot painting of Donald Trump that Donald Trump bought with other people's money, if nowhere else, then from President Obama on Tuesday: One candidate's family foundation has saved countless lives around the world. The other candidate's ...read more
Here's Why It Looks Like Donald Trump is Lying About Having Had a Medical Exam Last Week
Wondering why Donald Trump is suddenly backing out of revealing the results of his totally real medical exam "late last week?" I think it's because it never happened, and I think that because his campaign manager said this (transcript here): If Conway doesn't know for sure he's ...read more
Watch the OTHER Time Hilary Clinton Called Racist Trump Supporters 'Deplorables'
She said it last week, too, but without saying "half" (transcript here): She didn't say "half" that time, which is good, because it's way more than half. In the same interview, Hillary also made nice with the other half of Trump supporters: ...read more
Col' Busted: Colin Powell DID Tell Hillary to Use Personal Email at Dinner Party, According To...
So, we know Colin Powell lied about Hillary and personal email, but it turns out he not only lied, he also told on himself. Powell said, last month, that he never told Hillary anything about personal email until a year after she started at State, and through a spokesperson, ...read more