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News & Comment

Mexican Airline Offers Discounts to Qualifying Haters

Oh my.

News & Comment

Trump Declared Himself a Proud Nationalist Months Ago

As Trump explained in this October 2018 rally for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), we should take the term “nationalist” literally and use it — a lot. “Use it. Use it,” he told his cheering crowd. The Republican reaction? They hummed loudly, looked into the middle distance and changed the subject.

But now Rep. Steve King (R-IA), a long-regarded racist, is saying almost the same thing Trump said, but leaving in the word, “white” before “nationalist.” Even as he follows the Trump, “Take this literally” line (after all, like Trump, King is white and he is a nationalist), Republicans are reacting like they touched a hot stove.

Well kinda. Cruz said King’s statement was “stupid,” but he didn’t say King is, or that he is racist. Still, why didn’t Ted and all the others call it out when Trump said nearly the same thing? Clearly, it’s those bright yellow stripes down their backs when it comes to criticizing Trump.

Verbatim

Gore Won’t Talk to Trump

“I have no real desire to talk to him anymore. I think he made such an obviously reckless and indefensible decision.”

— Al Gore, in an interview with Business Insider, on discussions with President Trump since he pulled out of the Paris climate change accord.

Poetic Justice

Evidence of Spicer’s Confidence

Sean Spicer’s “very confident” that evidence will emerge,
That Obama wiretapped Trump — they’re on the verge.
But without a doubt,
If it doesn’t come out,
They’ll just orchestrate another government purge.

Poetic Justice

Go to Hell Ebell!

Goddamn that asshole Myron Ebell!
Why don’t he just die and go to hell!
If he has his say,
He’ll gut the EPA,
At a time when our planet just ain’t doing so well.

Poetic Justice

Spade in the Shade

First came the wiretapping allegation by the president,
An accusation many said was without precedent.
But the paranoid GOP
Smells yet another conspiracy —
Barack Obama’s running his own shadow government.

Poetic Justice

What You Asked For

Obama didn’t like it when the GOP named it “Obamacare.”
Trump doesn’t like it now Dems call his “Trumpcare.”
But for all those covered by the ACA
Who voted for Trump that fateful day,
The GOP’s repeal and replace should be renamed “Chumpcare.”

Poetic Justice

Healthcare Bill Drill

The GOP Health Care Bill was received with great disdain.
Lefties say it cuts too much, conservatives say it’s lame.
For 50 votes, they couldn’t repeal it,
With all of Congress, they can’t replace it.
But one thing’s certain — ’tis Democrats who’ll get the blame.

Poetic Justice

From Slave to Immigrants

Ben Carson’s at it again, rewriting black history.
But was this a case of stupidity or sophistry?
He tried to inspire folks at HUD,
But his comments fell flat — with a thud.
And how he transformed slaves into immigrants remains a mystery.

Poetic Justice

How It Starts

Address the British Parliament Mr. Trump? No thanks.
Meanwhile France is moving from Left to Right banks.
But if you need a real clue
The world’s coming unglued,
Germany’s debating building up warplanes and tanks.