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Did Eating Glue Make Stephen Miller Mean?

Dear Dr. Democrat:
Can you explain to me why his third-grade teacher would be “reassigned” to her home for saying Stephen Miller ate dried glue in Santa Monica, California? And do you think eating all that glue is what made him turn out so gosh-darn mean?

— Wondering in Waukegan

Dear Wondering:

Here’s how I suspect it happened. The White House has no pressure point in the California state government. All the elected state officials are Democrats. Dems control both houses of the legislature.The Los Angeles County supervisors are all Dems. They supervise the Los Angeles Unified School District. City of Santa Monica, which is part of LAUSD, is one of the most liberal places in the country. (Tom Hayden was on the city council there for years.)
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Verbatim

Stephen Miller Was Already a Freak in Third Grade

“He was a strange dude. I remember he would take a bottle of glue — we didn’t have glue sticks in those days — and he would pour the glue on his arm, let it dry, peel it off and then eat it… he had such strange personal habits. He was a loner and isolated and off by himself all the time.”

— Teacher Nikki Fiske, quoted by the Hollywood Reporter, recounting having White House adviser Stephen Miller in her third grade class.

UPDATE: Fiske has been suspended by the Santa Monica–Malibu Unified School District for the “public release of student information,” NBC reports.

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Stephen Miller’s Uncle Speaks Out About Nephew’s Jingoism

“I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family’s life in this country. … If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.”

— Stephen Glosser, uncle of White House aide Stephen Miller, writing in Politico.

Verbatim

Speechwriter Calls Trump Best Presidential Orator in Generations

“President Trump’s the most gifted politician of our time, and he’s the best orator to hold that office in generations.”

— White House adviser Stephen Miller, on Fox News.

News & Comment

There Are Eight Tricks Donald’s Spox Use to Lie to the Press

Slate.com
Slate.com
In Politico Magazine, Virginia Heffernan describes the eight techniques Trump mouthpieces like Kellyanne Conway, Stephen Miller and Sean Spicer use to lie to, obfuscate and mislead the media:

1. The He-Believes-It Shuffle
2. The Kellyanne Escape Asana
3. The Spicey Nitpick
4. Trumpal Infallibility
5. “George…”
6. I Know You Are, But What Am I?
7. Move Along. Nothing to See Here.
8. This Is Very Fluid

News & Comment

White House Aide: Donald’s Powers ‘Will Not Be Questioned’

On “Face the Nation” on Sunday, White House aide Stephen Miller gave America a taste of things to come:

The end result of this, though, is that our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.

Watch the reaction from the cast of “Morning Joe” above.