John Bolton Leading Candidate for Secretary of State?

The Huffington Post says that sources in the know tell them that John Bolton is the leading candidate to become Donald Trump's secretary of state. That prospect should absolutely horrify you. He isn't just a hawk, he's pretty much the undisputed king of the hawks. … [Read more...]

Jihadists Celebrating Trump Victory Too

White supremacists aren't the only ones celebrating Donald Trump's unlikely victory in the presidential election. ISIS fighters on online forums around the world are also celebrating and praising Allah as this great gift to them, and for good reason. … [Read more...]

Trump Releases ISIS Plan He Insisted Must be Kept Secret

Remember when Donald Trump defended repeatedly not releasing any plan to defeat ISIS because it had to be kept secret so ISIS didn't find out about it? Well now he's released his ISIS plan, and lo and behold, it's pretty much exactly what Obama has already been doing. … [Read more...]

Pence Makes Radical Break from Trump Over Putin

One of the things that really jumped out from the VP debate on Tuesday night was that Pence took a very, very different position on Vladimir Putin and Russia than Donald Trump has ever taken. It was a clear contradiction with Trump's statements on the matter. … [Read more...]

Bolton: We Should Overthrow Iranian Government

John Bolton, who is like Lindsay Graham on steroids, says that if we had a "real president" we would have removed the Iranian government from power. Because that's such an easy thing to do, of course. You just snap your fingers and it magically disappears. … [Read more...]

Giuliana Defends Trump on Taking Iraqi Oil

Is there a worse job than being a Trump surrogate? Every day you have to defend the monumentally idiotic things he says. Rudy Giuliani went on a Sunday morning show to defend his statement that we should have taken the oil in Iraq during and after our invasion. But he couldn't do it without lying. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Single Dumbest Position

I've said many times that Donald Trump is like that one uncle or cousin or brother most of us have, an ignorant dumbass who spouts off the dumbest and most simpleminded ideas imaginable. This is a perfect example, perhaps the single most ridiculous idea Trump has advocated. … [Read more...]

Trump Tries to Explain His View on the Generals and ISIS

This week Donald Trump announced that his big plan to fight ISIS is to ask the generals at the Pentagon to give him a plan to fight ISIS. These are the same generals he claims to know more than when it comes to ISIS. He tried during the Commander in Chief program to extricate himself for that. … [Read more...]

Trump Dodges the Question About his Bizarre Statements

During the Commander in Chief Forum put on by MSNBC Wednesday night, Matt Lauer asked Donald Trump about his penchant for making bizarre, reactionary statements when he's "in the heat of battle" and whether that's a trait we should be comfortable with in a president. He didn't even attempt to answer the question. … [Read more...]

Trump Explains Why He’s Qualified

MSNBC held a Commander in Chief Forum, where both candidates had to take questions from Matt Lauer and from veterans on board the USS Intrepid. Donald Trump was immediately asked by Lauer what experiences he has had that makes him qualified to make decisions on the military and foreign policy: … [Read more...]

Trump Will Ask Generals Who Know Less Than Him for ISIS Plan

Donald Trump is talking foreign policy again and, as always, contradicting himself and being completely incoherent. He says he will give the generals at the Pentagon -- the same ones he claims to know more than -- 30 days to give him a plan to defeat ISIS. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Wildly Unrealistic Foreign Policy Views

Last week Donald Trump did a townhall meeting hosted by Sean Hannity, who somehow managed to remove his lips from The Donald's ass long enough to speak into a microphone. And he showed how dangerously unrealistic he is on foreign policy. Just one example will suffice: … [Read more...]