Tag Archives: Cabinet of Deplorables

Poetic Justice

Circle of Jerks

They sat ’round the table like sycophantic clerks,
Listening to Trump exaggerate his body of work.
In turn, each one labored
To out-pander his neighbor,
In what can only be described as a Cabinet-level circle jerk.

Verbatim

Trump Reviews His Tenure at Cabinet Circle Jerk Session

“Never has there been a president … with few exceptions … who’s passed more legislation, who’s done more things than I have.”

— President Trump, quoted by CNN, at his first cabinet meeting.

Verbatim

Attorney General Sessions Doesn’t Understand Judicial System

“I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.”

— Attorney General Jeff Sessions, quoted by CNN, criticizing a federal judge in Hawaii that has blocked President Trump’s travel ban.

Poetic Justice

A Gorka, Uncorked

Sebastian Gorka is Trump’s counter-terrorism adviser,
And he’s got a secret about which he’d like us none the wiser.
He’s a sworn life member of Vitezi Rend,
But to what nefarious end?
It means he’s a Hungarian Nazi collaborator and sympathizer.

Poetic Justice

Cabinet of Expendables

Donald Trump doesn’t really have advisers,
Deeming himself better, sharper and wiser.
Except for Jared and Ivanka,
Who meld into JAVANKA
Trump’s only trusted and true SUPER ADVISER.

Poetic Justice

It’s Medium Done

So no Trump admin folks will appear on CNN,
There’ll be no more Sean Spicer or Kellyanne.
They’re replacing Jake Tapper
With a conservative rapper,
And getting all their fake news from Mike Flynn.

Poetic Justice

Wannabe Secretary Takes a Memo

If you find yourself, for words, at a loss,
When applying to make Donald Trump your boss.
You’ve kind of heard them before,
But you can’t place just where,
It’s OK, you’ve just got that old deja Vos.

News & Comment

The People Who Visited Trump Tower Before the Inauguration

Here’s an oddly compelling look at the people brought to Trump Tower for sessions with the Donald during 10 weeks following the election. Our question: Why would so many people go to so much trouble to be ignored?

Verbatim

We’ll Get the ‘Worst of the Worst’ for Labor Secretary

It’s not like if you run a fast food company you’re hiring graduates of MIT or people that were gonna go work for Microsoft, you know. In the employment pool, you’re hiring the best of the worst. You know, it’s kind of the bottom of the pool. And at Hardee’s it was so bad, we were hiring the worst of the worst and hoping they would stay.

— Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder, quoted by CNN in 2011 speech.

Enumerati

‘Rollover’ Rubio Will Vote for Tillerson

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Number of votes Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) will cast for Rex Tillerson. Rubio announced that he would support President Trump’s pick to lead the State Department, removing the last significant stumbling block to his nomination, The Hill reports. “Rubio, who aggressively questioned Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson during his hearing earlier this month, had been the lone Republican holdout on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.”