Less than 24 hours after Trump bashed the Brits for Brexit, as well as their Prime Minister for the way she's handled it, British protesters flew a gigantic Trump balloon depicting the U.S. President as a ridiculous orange baby.
Forget the Mueller Investigation and the 2016 election interference for a second, and acknowledge that Trump is an ally of Russia. By berating our NATO allies, by meeting with the Russian President privately, by starting a trade war with every other major economic player on the planet besides Russia, it is clear that for whatever reason, Trump sees Vladimir Putin's nation as his ally. The question is, where does that put the rest of us?
One day after picking a former Bush staffer to join the Supreme Court, Donald Trump was at a NATO summit attacking Germany and France, our allies, for a pipe deal they have with Russia. Trump will leave the summit shortly... to go have a private meeting with Vladimir Putin.
This is, after all, what Conservatives were hoping for all along. Why they swallowed their pride and fear and self-respect and voted for an unqualified racist buffoon; so that Trump could appoint conservative judges to lifetime positions on the Supreme Court. Well congrats, Conservatives; Mission Accomplished.
With just two days to go before the Alabama Special Election, most polls suggest that the Republican candidate Roy Moore will be the newest U.S. Senator. While most would assume this would be a win for the Reds and a loss for the blues, we argue that no matter what happens in Alabama on Tuesday, the Democrats will come out the winners.
Donald Trump pledged to give $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief. But will that come from his own personal finances, or from a charity in his name that he hasn't given any money to in nearly a decade? Trump has already lied about giving money to veterans groups and children fighting cancer in the past --- could he really be lying to the entire country about giving money to Hurricane Harvey relief?
The reality is, Russian interference into our elections is not about Trump. Whether it benefited Trump or not (and it almost certainly did) is not the point. It needs to be stopped, and the Commander in Chief should be responsible for stopping it.
Trump hasn't done or shown any ability (or desire) to stop a foreign government from interfering in our elections going forward. He's either shit at his job, or uninterested in doing it.
Russians interfering with our election, no matter what side they're on, can't be allowed. It doesn’t matter if it helped Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders or Harambe the fucking Gorilla. It's third world bull shit. It needs to be stopped. Russia can’t be allowed to interfere with U.S. elections. That’s an act of war.
So while Mueller (and presumably, the FBI and CIA) handle that in advance of the 2018 midterms (with or without the President's help), the next question we as American's need to ask is: were any American's willingly involved? 'Cause that's an act of treason.
Trump will defend you in the face of domestic abuse, child molestation, or crimes against the United States government. Because in his mind, it is Trump vs Everyone, and if you’re stupid enough to be on his side, then going to bat for you is more important than any basic human principles.
In the past week, Trump continued to give white supremacists exactly what they wanted, he pledged to send more Americans to Afghanistan to die, he told transgender Americans they can no longer volunteer to fight for their country, and he pardoned a racist disgraced sheriff who was voted out of office by his own constituents and bragged about breaking the law. At what point can we openly say that Trump's actions are those of a man motivated by evil?
GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who once used the healthcare for 9/11 First Responders to score a political point, has been secretly fuming about the actions (or inactions) of Donald Trump. What does this mean for the future of the Top 2 members of the Republican Party... and for the functionability of our government for the next year-and-a-half till midterm elections?
The Republican leadership will eventually decide that Trump is too toxic to their ambitions. But before jettisoning the Trumpster, they will want to be certain that Pence is both malleable and able to rein in his somewhat extremist views to avoid a repeat performance of this White House circus.
Donald Trump has said time and time again that anyone who attacks him will be hit back ten times harder. We're seeing that currently with the war of words against North Korea. And yet, when it comes to Vladimir Putin and Russia, Trump seems to go out-of-his-way to kiss some ass. Trump showed incredibly weak leadership this week when he thanked Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats, leaving American's to wonder, again; what do the Russians have on Donald Trump?