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Huge Majority Don’t Trust the White House


A new CNN poll finds 71% of voters said that they trusted none or just some of what was directly communicated from the White House.


Trump’s White House: ‘Game of Thrones’ with the Cast from ‘Veep’

“The whole thing felt like “Game of Thrones,” but with the characters from “Veep.”

– Cliff Sims, former Trump communications aide, describing his time at the White House in his book, Team of Vipers

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Trump is a Petty, Vindictive Asshole and the White House Flag Proves It

In this shot, the flag flies at the top of the pole at the White House, while all the flags at the Washington Monument are at half staff for Sen. John McCain. No opportunity to do the right thing is too big for Trump to waste it.

Poetic Justice

A Literal Metaphor

“There’s a sinkhole at the White House,” said the groundskeeper.
“It’s not so big yet, but it keeps getting bigger.”
It’s times like these
One flaunts an English degree —
When literal life fulfills the promise of an apt metaphor.


Dean: Trump’s White House a ‘Nightmare’ Place to Work

“It’s a nightmare. They don’t know what their jeopardy is. They don’t know what they’re looking at. They don’t know if they’re a part of a conspiracy that might unfold. They don’t know whether to hire lawyers or not, how they’re going to pay for them if they do. It’s an unpleasant place.”

— Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, quoted by the Los Angeles Times, on what it must be like to work in Trump’s White House.