Tag Archives: John Kelly


Kelly ‘Fesses Up to Jingoistic, Racist Views

“They’re overwhelmingly rural people. In the countries they come from, fourth-, fifth-, sixth-grade educations are kind of the norm. They don’t speak English; obviously that’s a big thing… They don’t integrate well; they don’t have skills. They’re not bad people. They’re coming here for a reason. And I sympathize with the reason. But the laws are the laws.”

— White House chief of staff John Kelly, in a NPR interview.


Kelly Guilty of ‘Dereliction of Duty’

“To put it in terms the general would understand, his handling of the Porter scandal amounts to dereliction of duty.”

— A White House official, quoted by the Washington Post, calling chief of staff John Kelly “a big fat liar” in his handling of the Rob Porter abuse scandal.

News & Comment

John Kelly Is the Second Biggest Bozo in Trump’s Klown Kar

Poetic Justice

Of Questionable Veracity

Although his prevarications may be serial,
His majestic pronouncements are empyreal.
And so what if he spouts stinking lies,
He’s not just one of the guys,
And you simply can’t question a four-star Marine general!


Kelly Suggests Trump Use Sword on the Press

“You can use that on the press, sir.”

— Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, after President Trump was presented with a ceremonial saber at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy commencement, according to ABC News.