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Trump Wasn’t Invited to Throw Out First Pitch

The paper of record: An hour before Dr. Anthony S. Fauci threw the first pitch at the season opener between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals, President Trump stood on the briefing room stage at the White House and declared that he, too, had been invited to throw out his own opening pitch. […]

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Trump: “I haven’t seen him lately”

The paper of record: President Trump’s national security adviser, Robert C. O’Brien, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the administration said on Monday. [..] It is unclear when he was last in physical contact with Mr. Trump, although he joined the president on a July 10 trip to Florida. Speaking to reporters before departing the […]

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On Conservatives and Conservatism

Today’s self-described1 “Conservatives”, while not actually practicing what our parents or grandparents generations would have recongnized as Conservatism2, certainly have become unbelievable adept at deflection and self-delusion. The cornerstones of what I today refer to as “traditional” American Conservatism have always been: maximizing individual freedom, limiting government, financial responsibility, and free markets. Each of which, […]

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There is no such thing as rock bottom for Trump. Assume the worst is yet to come.

George F. Will, in his regular column1 at The Washington Post: Trump must be removed. So must his congressional enablers. I hate when people use the word “real” to bolster, or, far more often, to discredit, e.g., “She’s not a real Christian,” or “He’s not a real Conservative.” Well, in this day and age when […]

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Jared Kushner Has Succeeded at Exactly Three Things in His Life.

Michelle Goldberg at the paper of record: Kushner has succeeded at exactly three things in his life. He was born to the right parents, married well and learned how to influence his father-in-law. Most of his other endeavors — his biggest real estate deal, his foray into newspaper ownership, his attempt to broker a peace […]

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Vice President Mike Pence is a Fucking Lying Lier

I don’t believe the President has ever belittled the threat of the coronavirus —Vice President Mike Pence, 1 April 2020 on CNN. I know that Mike Pence is a politician, and that you can tell when a politician is lying because you can see his or her lips moving. I also know that Pence, as […]

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Snopes: Is This Timeline of Trump’s Coronavirus Responses Accurate?

What’s True The statements on this list are all correctly attributed to President Trump.

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Real Crises Demand Real Leadership

Not a Democrat. Not a fan of Biden. This is a strong political ad. In times of crisis, American presidents have always stepped up to meet the moment. But all we've gotten from Donald Trump are lies, excuses, and scapegoats. Trump has failed our country at a time when we need him most. pic.twitter.com/d2vxUHGiH0 — […]

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Crisis comes to every presidency. This one failed.

Not a Democrat. Not a fan of Biden. This is strong messaging. Crisis comes to every presidency. We don’t blame them for that. What matters is how they handle it. On that measure, President Trump has failed us. It’s time for him to go. #coronavirus #covid19 pic.twitter.com/G8HvZ3AST2 — Unite the Country (@UniteCountryPAC) March 25, 2020

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God vs. Trump: Who brings back more people on Easter Sunday?

We are gonna bring back the economy on Easter Sunday. Because God who is, to be honest, is, you know he’s a good God, he’s done some string things… God only brought one guy back from the dead on Easter. Trump is here to bring back the whole economy on Easter 2020. Enjoy this clip […]

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