Scaramucci: Trump a ‘Hack Politician’ and ‘Anti-American’

Anthony Scaramucci has been angling for a job under Trump since he took office and it looks like he's going to be the new White House Communications Director despite no experience at all for that job. But a year ago he called Trump a "hack politician" who was "anti-American" for criticizing hedge fund managers. … [Read more...]

Trump: I’ll Protect American-Made Products. Not Mine, of Course.

As he kicked off Made in America Week, Donald Trump hypocritically vowed to prevent other countries from "stealing" our jobs by manufacturing products for export to the United States. You know, like virtually everything he and his family has ever produced or sold. … [Read more...]

Sekulow: ‘Not Fair’ to Criticize Ethics of Russia Meeting

Jay Sekulow is a Christian right leader, and like most of them he is far more "right" than he is Christian. Despite his public declarations of faith and pretense that only Christianity can ground morality, he says it's just not fair to expect (Republican) politicians to think about ethics during a campaign. … [Read more...]

Hypocrisy: Made in America

This week the White House is hosting Made in America week, several days of blatant hypocrisy when the president and his daughter, also one of his closest advisers, will pretend to care about making products here while they make millions from products made somewhere else. … [Read more...]

Fox Retracts False Story that Comey Leaked Classified Information

Steve Doocy, the dumbest man on television, was forced to retract a story they did on Fox and Friends alleging that former FBI Director James Comey leaked classified information when he had his memos on his meetings with Trump sent to the New York Times. … [Read more...]

White House Leaks Anonymously to ‘Fake’ CNN Reporter

As Donald Trump has raged incoherently about CNN and its "fake news" and repeatedly declared that no one should ever trust a report in the media based on unnamed sources because they're probably just making it up, it's worth noting that once again the White House has leaked beneficial information to that network. … [Read more...]

Wingnut on Wingnut Crime: Coulter vs Hannity

Boy, I don't know who to root for in this battle. Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity's show last week, but he cut part of the interview out of the final show, the part where she criticized Trump for running on a populist platform and then hiring a bunch of Goldman Sachs executives for his cabinet. And she's gone right after him for it. … [Read more...]

When Trump Said the Unemployment Rate Was Fake

Donald Trump continues to rail against the "fake news media" for not declaring the unemployment rate in America, which has continue to very slowly go down over the last few months just as it did for the last several years, an economic miracle of his doing. But during the campaign, he declared that rate to be completely fake. … [Read more...]

The Staggering Hypocrisy of Newt Gingrich

If you need further proof of what a slimy hack and hypocrite Newt Gingrich is, just look at what he said at the National Press Club on Friday. In defending Trump, he said that a president cannot obstruct justice. Bill Clinton to the white courtesy phone. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Absurd Attack on Rosenstein

In Trumpworld, you can go from being the greatest, most wonderful person in the world to being the worst human being ever to walk the earth in about 30 seconds flat. Trump has now gone from praising Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to attacking him on Twitter -- because he has no idea who's actually running the Russia investigation. … [Read more...]

Hannity Blames Soros, Democrats for Scalise Shooting

And the total lack of irony continues. Sean Hannity predictably blamed the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise on Democrats and George Soros for "dehumanizing" conservatives. He said this about a week after presenting Eric Trump to say that his dad's critics aren't even human, which is literal dehumanization. … [Read more...]

When Holder and Obama Claimed Executive Privilege

In 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder was called to testify in the House about the ATF's Fast and Furious program, then a major scandal. President Obama officially invoked executive privilege about a small part of the information about the program, claiming national security. Republicans wanted Holder held in contempt for following that directive. … [Read more...]