A Republican Bloodbath

From The New York Times: Senator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, castigated President Trump in a telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, accusing the president of bungling the response to the coronavirus pandemic, cozying up to dictators and white supremacists, and offending voters so broadly that he might cause a “Republican blood bath” in […]

Monumental Faces

From The New York Times: After all, the president had told her in the Oval Office that he aspired to have his image etched on the monument. And last year, a White House aide reached out to the governor’s office with a question, according to a Republican official familiar with the conversation: What’s the process […]

Jerry Falwell Jr to take leave of absence after racy photo

From The BBC: The college has a strict code of conduct for how students must behave at the university, including barring premarital sex and the consumption of media either on or off campus “that is offensive to Liberty’s standards and traditions”, such as lewd lyrics, anti-Christian messages, sexual content and nudity. […] The photo showed […]

Election Delays

From The New York Times: Facing disastrous economic news and rising coronavirus deaths, President Trump on Thursday floated delaying the Nov. 3 election, a suggestion that lacks legal authority and could undermine confidence in an election that polls show him on course to lose. Republican leaders in Congress, who often claim not to have seen Mr. Trump’s […]

Fox News Runs Digitally Altered Images

From The Seattle Times: Fox News published digitally altered and misleading photos on stories about Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ)… Here’s the photo: Reminds me of a scene from The Newsroom: Stand for something. These guys do, they were willing to lose their jobs. This guy does, he jumped off a bridge. They’re lying […]

I watch, I read, look at the stuff

The President of the United States, everyone! 👏 WALLACE: You said our children are taught in school to hate our country. Where do you see that?TRUMP: I just look at – I look at school. I watch, I read, look at the stuff. — Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 19, 2020