It's Your Sunday Show Rundown.
There are normal ways to celebrate Father's Day: Buy Dad a tie or some tools or a nice steak dinner, for instance. The Sunday shows, however, decided to have some lying Trump administration motherfuckers (and one appeaser) come by to sell their usual brand of bullshit.
For instance, Trump trade adviser and assclown Peter Navarro. Here is a brief recap of Navarro's "credentials":
Navarro appeared on CNN's "State Of The Union" with Jake Tapper, where Tapper asked him about Trump's failed Tulsa rally. Specifically one key moment: Trump "joking" about slowing down COVID-19 testing to help him politically.
Jake Tapper pushes back on White House adviser's coronavirus claim www.youtube.com
NAVARRO: You know that was tongue in cheek. Come on now. Come on now. That was tongue in cheek, please.
TAPPER: I don't know that it was -- I don't know that it was tongue in cheek at all.
NAVARRO: I know it was tongue in cheek. That's news for you, tongue in cheek.
TAPPER: He has said similar things for months.
TAPPER: But he has said similar things for months, that he's... Go ahead.
NAVARRO: We've got over 30 million people unemployed, and we have seen over 100,000 people die because of the China Wuhan virus. Let's talk about some serious issues, Jake. I don't -- I don't want to go there. I think there are some really important things. I will break a little news for you, if you want. Can I...
TAPPER: I think testing is a very serious issue. I'm not the one making jokes about it. You're the one that said the president was being...
NAVARRO: Come on. It was a light moment, OK?
TAPPER: … the president was being tongue in cheek.
I mean who among us hasn't joked about continuing to fail at a pandemic response that has killed thousands of Americans? Let he who has not sacrificed the population for political gain cast the first stone, we guess.
Under the bus everyone goes, JOHN BOLTON DID NOTHING WRONG!
We had been hearing reports that Bolton just really thought the House impeachment managers did a dereliction of duty by focusing on Trump trying to force Ukraine to help him steal the 2020 election. Why? Because, according to Bolton, they should have investigated him for doing that like A HUNDRED ELEVENTY BILLION times. That really makes us want to kick Bolton in the dick, because of how he could have totally gone to the impeachment hearings and said that to Adam Schiff's face.
But hey, let bygones be mustache rides, as the old saying goes.
Luckily China is there to blow that gas right back into his face. Ni hao!
Some days the irony is just too much. Too bitter, too stinging, too piercingly obvious, and all you can do is cover your ears and wait for the klaxons to stop, for the love of God.
Today is (yet another) one of those days.
After the military descended on the nation's capital last night and gassed Americans peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights so the president could foist himself on an unwilling church for a photo op, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is cosplaying as a moral avatar for the world.
Secretary Pompeo announces 2:30 meeting with survivors of Tiananmen Square Massacre.
It starts; so soon. For the first time in 30 years, Hong Kong authorities denied permission to hold the #TiananmenVigil. If there is any doubt about Beijing's intent, it is to deny Hong Kongers a voice and a choice, making them the same as mainlanders. So much for two systems.
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) June 2, 2020
Trump Demands Proof China Coronavirus Wuhan Lab Iraq WMD Yellowcake Uranium Niger OMG WTF BENGhaZI!111!!!!
Stop us if you've heard this one before. The Trump administration is breathing down spies' necks to find #SMOKINGGUN evidence that Iraq created coronavirus in the Yellowcake Lab in Wuhan.
No wait that's not it. The Trump administration is breathing down spies' necks to find #SMOKINGGUN evidence that China created the Yellowcake in the Coronavirus Lab in Niger.
No wait that's not it. God dang it!
Oh fuck it, we'll just let the New York Times say it, since all our brains are misfiring right now: