Politico Wrote An Entire Story About Kamala Harris's Headphones And Why They Mean She Sucks

First Kamala Harris had a fake French accent. Then she bought a $375 pot. Now, she’s accused of wearing old-fashioned headphones. The vice presidential scandals never end.

Politico broke the gripping story about Harris’s headphone preferences. The headline blared: “Kamala Harris Is Bluetooth-Phobic,” as though Harris is prejudiced against technology.

While a growing number of consumers are going wireless, the vice president is sticking with the classics. She has long felt that Bluetooth headphones are a security risk. As a result, Harris insists on using wired headphones, three former campaign aides told West Wing Playbook.

That caution has continued since the election.

We’re treated to examples of Harris using wired headphones in public and during televised appearances. And this is absurd: "After casting the tie-breaking Senate vote on the American Rescue Plan in March, reporters captured Harris with wired headphones in hand. And during the campaign, she filmed campaign videos with the retro coils falling from her ears.”

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Wonkette’s Weekend Live Chat Is Strictly On The Naughty List

It’s the holiday season! And the Supreme Court’s comin’ around to deny people basic human rights and reproductive freedom. Stephen and Robyn are here with the lumps of coal.

We might also discuss favorite holiday songs to cheer ourselves up. Festivities begin at 12:30 pm PT/3:30 pm ET.

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Senate A**hole Caucus Folds, Government Shutdown Averted!

Huzzay! After several days of Republican senators huffing and puffing and threatening to force a government shutdown over Joe Biden's vaccine mandates, the Senate last night passed a bill to temporarily fund the government for 11 weeks, meaning that government won't be furloughing "nonessential" employees or closing down any agency websites tonight at midnight. Heck, with climate change causing weirdly mild temperatures in much of the country, you might could even go camping in some national parks if you want. or at least they won't be shutting down.

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News

Ugly Wedding Dresses Make You Glad You're Not The Bride! Tabs, Wed., Dec. 8, 2021

*Takes drag of cigarette* Honey I'm the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every funeral. It's tabs.

Not sure why it should take eight months for Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress trial to begin, oh well, fuckin whatever. (WUSA-TV)

Marcy from Emptywheel is ANNOYED WITH YOU for whining constantly about Merrick Garland. Whether or not she has a point (she very well may!), do scroll down for her bullet points of things attorneys on TV could whine about instead, it's a good list Brant. — Emptywheel

Dan Froomkin's interview with Dana Milbank (PressWatchers) about Milbank's absolutely disgusted WaPo column on how the media is slamming Biden harder than the lunatic fashioned from actual shit who was president before him (Washington Post).

Time to go back to bed everyone.

Montana lege douche is victim of Montana's leftist tyrant media, as usual. — Rep. Derek Skees's (yes) letter to Flathead Beacon

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White Nonsense

Megyn Kelly's Wealthy White Person Mask Problems Unbearable, Probably Unsolvable

And yet we will try.

Did you know Megyn Kelly has a podcast show thingie on Sirius XM? We did not know that. (Sorry if you didn't want anybody mentioning that out loud, Sirius XM!)

Anyway, Mediaite accidentally stumbled upon her show, we guess, and caught her interviewing the New York Times's David Leonhardt, and either they just happened to catch Kelly during a SEVERE moment of complaining about her unsolvable wealthy white person problems, or the entire show is about that. Is this show called "These Are My Unsolvable Wealthy White Problems, With Megyn Kelly"? Don't know!

Let's look at her unsolvable wealthy white person problems and see if we can DEFY THE LAWS OF SCIENCE, by solving them:

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January 6

Mark Meadows Playing Stupid Games With 1/6 Committee Subpoena, Again, Will Win Stupid Prizes

Maybe Daddy Trump will love him again? Please?

Last week, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows announced a tentative deal to provide testimony to the House January 6 Select Committee. Even at the time it sounded shaky, with Committee Chair Bennie Thompson promising that "[t]he committee will continue to assess his degree of compliance with our subpoena after the deposition."

But excerpts of Meadows's book are dropping, and the Old Man is apparently PISSED about his little buddy spilling the beans on Trump's pre-debate COVID diagnosis. So now it's time to make a big show of flouncing out and standing up for the Dear Leader.

"Yet again, with the breadth of its subpoenas and its pugnacious approach, the Select Committee has made clear that it does not intend to respect these important constitutional limits," Meadows's attorney George Terwilliger III said in a letter announcing his client's intent to withdraw from the deal.

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