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Speed-reading with the President

bushwolfe.jpgOn our bike rides, we pretty much confine our reading to our heart-rate monitors. Not so the President, who as the photo at right reveals, enjoys more literary fare. What's particularly interesting about the photo, which was taken today, is that the book the President's clutching is Tom Wolfe's celebration of the sex-soaked, booze-drenched lives of college students, I Am Charlotte Simmons. In February, NYT's Elisabeth Bumiller reported that Bush had already read the book and was "enthusiastically recommending it to friends." Now, three months later, he's apparently still deeply engaged with it. So maybe it's like his official daily reading, the Bible. The good parts are worth reading over and over.


President Bush Walks Back to White House [AP]

Why is Bush reading Tom Wolfe? [NY Times]

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Is there ANY good news for the bumblefucking Trump re-election campaign these days? Their polling numbers are in the shitter, therefore Trump is firing the pollsters. Trump's Hitler rally kickoff event in Florida last night was ... whatever it was. Oh, and did we mention that they ain't got no money? Like, of course, not counting whatever Russian money they're not telling us about.

Don Jr. recently called a prominent donor and warned that Trump's money haul is falling behind where Barack Obama was early in his reelection, while Jared Kushner has privately complained to RNC chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel that Trump's war chest is not as big as it should be at this point in the cycle.

Whiiiiiiiiiine. Guess they're gonna have to see if they can launder some rubles somewhere, ALLEGEDLY.

Gabe Sherman has some more bad news about Trump's shithole campaign, and it is that Robert and Rebekah Mercer, the father-daughter billionaire duo who bankrolled much of Trump's "victory" in 2016 -- including funding Breitbart, and also the part of the "victory" that comprised Cambridge Analytica, the data company they owned that may have done some real hinky stuff, possibly with Russia, in order to get Trump "elected" -- have zipped up their checkbooks and decided Trump can go eat dicks for all they care.

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