Donate

RUH ROH. Looks like someone just explained to President Babyshits that he had a really, really bad night last night. Which is probably why he was 25 minutes late for the press conference held downstairs from his bedroom and arrived slurring his words and looking like he slept under a bridge. Then he started talking.

HO. LEE. SHIT.

It started off slow, with the guy whose party took hundreds of millions from Sheldon Adelson, the Koch brothers, and the Mercers -- as well as "in-kind technical assistance" from a foreign power -- shouting about Democrats being bankrolled by "wealthy donors." Then it was on to some made up statistics, his favorite kind.


Then he said some nice words about Nancy Pelosi, after tweeting this morning that she "deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House." Because the syphilitic warthog snuffling around in his head told him it would mindfuck the Democrats, or .... ? No time now to analyze! Instead, it's time to abuse Republicans who lost their races BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T LOVE TRUMP ENOUGH.

Not for nothing, but Kris Kobach and Scott Walker lost. Brian Kemp is fighting for his life in a race that should have been a layup. And after Trump made sure that Mark Sanford lost his seat for criticizing Il Duce, Democrat Joe Cunningham just picked it up in South Carolina. But go on!

We go now to Republican Rep. Ryan Costello for a reaction.

Surely Pete Roskam, Carlos Curbelo, Erik Paulsen, Mike Coffman, and Barbara Comstock were similarly delighted to receive that presidential attention this morning.

Hey, did you miss that tweet this morning where Trump threatened to use the Senate's investigative powers and the Justice Department to retaliate against Democrats in Congress if they use the subpoena power to investigate his Russian ties? No worries, he'll repeat it for the cameras.

LUV 2 CONFESS 2 CRIMEZ ON TV!

Also, you can't see his tax returns because they are "under audit." And it wouldn't do you any good anyway, because he's, like, so rich that "people would not understand them." So simmer down, Plebes!

And speaking of plebes, Trump singled out CNN's Jim Acosta for special attack because Acosta didn't shut his mouth when Trump told him to. It was ... kind of horrifying and terrifying actually! Daddy's tired, don't make him mad!

It continued, because Acosta had the nerve to ask about CNN receiving pipe bombs from a lunatic who believed Trump's bombthrowing rhetoric about the media being the enemy of the people.

Here's one of the trained professionals trying to mug Acosta and grab the mike to stop him responding to Trump's lies. Because our government is staffed by really, really bad people.

And then Lindsey Graham put out a statement attacking the press for asking Trump questions and promising that he will do his best to put a stop to it when he becomes Defense Secretary and/or Attorney General. Okay, only half that statement is actually true. The other half is just implied.

Asked later about voter suppression, Trump blamed CNN for suppressing the vote with its polling. Which must be a great comfort to the black and brown people in Florida and Georgia whose ballots were tossed for "signature mismatch," or whose polling machines were shipped without electrical cords so they stopped working after four hours. Or Native Americans in North Dakota who were systematically disenfranchised because they had no street address. Or Hispanics in Kansas whose polling location was moved out of town away from public transportation for ... reasons.

That exchange was with sainted April Ryan, who does not have time for Trump's shit today. Or any day. The president singled out women of color for special attack, which will get its own post, because FUCK OFF, YOU RACIST PIECE OF SHIT. But speaking of racism,

There was so, so much more. Trump will be shuffling his cabinet "in two weeks," everyone wants to work at the White House because it's "hot," he could totally fire Robert Mueller any time, somehow China is paying for the tariffs by getting Americans to fork over more money for washing machines and cars, and so, so much more.

But we are still a bit dyspeptic from last night. So, that's enough for now. We won, they're scared, and shit's about to get really ugly, y'all.

[Aaaron Rupar Twitter / Daniel Dale Twitter]

Folllow your FDF on Twitter!

We made it, Wonkers! Now the real fight begins. Thanks for supporting us.

How often would you like to donate?

Select an amount (USD)

Five Dollar Feminist

Your FDF lives in Baltimore under an assumed identity as an upstanding member of the PTA. Shhh, don't tell anyone she makes swears on the internet!

$
Donate with CC

OK we know -- we know -- that Donald Trump is shittier to the troops than any president of the United States who ever lived. He routinely denigrates their service, he doesn't visit them in warzones, he can't be bothered to show up for veterans, he can't even lay a damn wreath at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day. He invents stupidass reasons to ship them away from home during the holidays, and by "reasons" we mean scaring racist white people with mirages of marauding hordes of caravan people was his entire midterm election strategy. (Maybe that's why his approval rating among active duty troops is in the process of sliding into hell.) We know that it's baked in that his followers are such a brainwashed cult that they either will deny Trump is shitty to the troops, or they will come up with reasons why it's OK for him to be terrible, where if Barack Obama had done one quarter of one percent of the stuff Trump does to the troops, Fox News would be calling for impeachment. WE KNOW.

Retired Admiral William McRaven led the Navy SEAL team that fucking murdered Osama bin Laden upon Barack Obama's orders, many decades after bone spurs foreclosed on what were surely Donald Trump's dreams of serving America in the military. The night it happened, Donald Trump was trying not to cry in public because Obama was makin' fun of him at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

McRaven wrote a column a while back saying that if the president was going to be revoking the security clearances of heroes like John Brennan, then please sir, take his away too. Obviously that made Trump mad, so he finally responded during his interview with Fox News's Chris Wallace. He kept childishly barking "Hillary! Clinton! Fan!", effectively cutting Wallace off from asking him about the Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden, who also happens to think Trump should go jump off a bridge. Trump said McRaven should have killed bin Laden faster.

Keep reading... Show less
$
Donate with CC

The Proud Boys are a violent Republican street gang of losers who scream about "Western Chauvinism" while trying to reenact the worst scenes from A Clockwork Orange. They have been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (and by Wonkette, though our take is less official), and now they are officially classified as an "extremist group with ties to white nationalism" by the FBI, which tends to be a bit slow on the uptake when it comes to these things.

Keep reading... Show less
$
Donate with CC
Donate

How often would you like to donate?

Select an amount (USD)

Newsletter

©2018 by Commie Girl Industries, Inc