Donald Trump vs Megyn Kelly. Again.

Megyn Kelly noted on her show the other day that Donald Trump's views on ISIS and what policies he would pursue against them are entirely unclear. Trump, naturally, fired back on Twitter (does he do anything other than watch TV and tweet responses?). … [Read more...]

Trump Sends Omarosa to Philly to Talk Foreign Policy

The Donald Trump campaign continues to do things that just leave me shaking my head in astonishment. With the Democratic convention going on, they've sent people down to Philadelphia to counter the messages heard. And the person they picked to criticize Clinton on foreign policy? Omarosa. The GOP's communications director actually tweeted this: … [Read more...]

Laughing at Trump’s Acceptance Speech, Part Two

Donald Trump's hour and 15 minute acceptance speech was so long and so jampacked with hypocrisy, stupidity and outright lies that it's going to take more than one post to get through them all. And so begins part two. … [Read more...]

Pence Thinks They Found WMDs in Iraq

While Donald Trump has very dishonestly used the Iraq invasion that he originally supported against Hillary Clinton, his VP nominee, Mike Pence, not only voted for that invasion, he aggressively defended it -- even falsely claiming they found the infamous WMDs used to justify it. … [Read more...]

Does Donald Trump Believe in Treaties at All?

Donald Trump really does seem to think that treaties that we have signed are purely optional and can be changed or discarded at his whim. The latest example is that he said in an interview that he would not defend our NATO allies unless they pay us some protection money. … [Read more...]

American Arrested in Iran for Mysterious Reasons

An American college student of Iranian descent has been arrested by intelligence officials while visiting family in Iran and there seems to be no indication as to why. This person just happens to be a friend of a friend, which makes it more troubling to me than just a random person. … [Read more...]

Giuliani’s Hypocritical Attack on Clinton Over Libya

During Rudy Giuliani's primal scream speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday night, he attacked Hillary Clinton for supporting the removal of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya. What he didn't mention was that both Trump and Mike Pence supported the same thing. From his shoutfest: … [Read more...]

ISIS Preparing for Losing Territory?

Over the last year or so, ISIS has lost control of a great deal of the territory in Syria and Iraq that they considered the home base of their caliphate. Between the bombing raids and ground battles with the Iraqi army, Iranian and Kurdish troops, they've lost control of Mosul and Ramadi. The Washington Post reports that they are now preparing for a new phase without that territory: … [Read more...]

McCain’s Blatant Lie Tying Obama to Orlando Massacre

John McCain tried to claim that President Obama is "directly responsible" for the Orlando massacre through a bizarre bit of "reasoning." But he leaves out a crucial bit of history that turns his lame attempt at placing blame into a rather blatant lie. … [Read more...]

More of Trump’s Ignorant Foreign Policy Nonsense

Donald Trump went on at some length during a campaign stop in Georgia about foreign policy and included some real head-scratchers. The guy just does not have a clue what he's talking about on the subject, which causes him to spout bizarre thing like this: … [Read more...]

Trump’s Incoherent Foreign Policy Speech

Matthew Yglesias reviews Donald Trump's major foreign policy address, delivered on Monday. As with all his previous pronouncements on foreign policy, it was totally incoherent and contradictory. The man simply has no idea what he's talking about. He quotes this from the speech: … [Read more...]

Another Trump Foreign Policy Lie

Donald Trump has a clear pattern of supporting some foreign policy or military act, then when it turns out badly claiming that he was against it all along. The latest example is the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, which he says was a terrible blunder and all Hillary Clinton and President Obama's fault. … [Read more...]


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