O’Reilly’s Position on Trump and Judge Curiel Gets Even Dumber

Bill O'Reilly, who is apparently trying to challenge Sean Hannity for the title of Fox News' most shameless Trump sycophant, is making his arguments in defense of Trump's attack on Judge Gonzalo Curiel even dumber than they already were. The transcript of his last segment on the subject: … [Read more...]

No, Trump’s Racist Comments Nothing Like Sotomayor’s

The right wing has a new talking point in defense of Donald Trump's blatantly racist attacks on Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Over and over for the last 48 hours, one after another has compared those attacks to Justice Sotomayor's statement that being a "wise Latina" would affect her judgments on the court. Ian Millhiser points out the obviously false comparison. … [Read more...]

Racist Buchanan Defends Racist Trump

While Donald Trump puts out highly dishonest statements pretending that his attack on Judge Gonzalo Curiel was not racist, he's getting support for people with a long history of anti-immigrant racism. Pat Buchanan offers up a really dumb argument on Trump's behalf: … [Read more...]

Duke Blames Jews for Trump’s Racist Attack on Judge

Donald Trump's BFF David Duke is leaping to his defense over his racist attacks on Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Naturally, he blames all the Jews and their goyish slaves in the media, especially Wolf Blitzer, for the fact that there's any controversy about it at all. … [Read more...]

Trump: My Racist Attacks Were Misunderstood!

Donald Trump never, ever apologizes, so he's done the next best thing with nearly everyone, including the Republican leadership, blasting him for his blatantly racist attack on Judge Curiel: Issued a not-pology, regretting how his comments have been "misconstrued." He had to lie a lot in the process. … [Read more...]

Sorry, Female Judges Can’t Judge Trump Either

Having already declared that no Latino judge can be unbiased against him, and possibly Muslim judges too, Trump's spokesperson now says that female judges are suspect as well. Apparently only straight, white, Christian males are allowed to preside over any cases that involve Trump. Preferably rich ones. … [Read more...]

Thou Shalt Not Covet Your Neighbor’s Movie Script

So it looks like the producers of God's Not Dead may have "borrowed" the entire plot of that movie from another screenwriter. Kelly Kulberg has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Pure Flix, claiming that she had a movie in the works prior to that with the same exact plot and they stole it from her. … [Read more...]

Florida AG Solicited Donation Before Dropping Trump Investigation

We've known for a long time that Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi had investigated Trump "University" and dropped the probe after getting a political contribution from him. Now we know that this contribution was one that she directly solicited from him. … [Read more...]

Alex Jones Compares Trump Judge to KKK Grand Dragon

Apparently thinking that he hasn't quite proven himself to be as vile a human being as he possibly can, deranged conspiracy nut Alex Jones compared the Latino judge in the Trump "University" case to a grand wizard of the KKK, all based on a misunderstanding -- or a lie -- about a group he belongs to. … [Read more...]

What Klayman Could Teach Trump About Racism Against Judge

Law professor Garret Epps brings together two of my favorite world-class jerks, Larry Klayan and Donald Trump, in a single story about why it's a really bad idea to question a judge's rulings based on their race. Among the cases in which Klayman has been reprimanded or sanctioned by a judge, I wasn't aware of this one: … [Read more...]

Gingrich: Trump Attack on Judge ‘Inexusable’

Newt Gingrich is widely considered one of the favorites to be named Donald Trump's vice-presidential nominee, but he said on Fox News Sunday that Trump's attack on the Latino judge hearing the suit against his "university" is "inexcusable" and "one of this worst mistakes." … [Read more...]

Is There a Latino Version of ‘Uncle Tom’?

The question in the headline is a serious one, brought on by an appalling Washington Post op-ed written by Alberto Gonzales, George W. Bush's second attorney general. He defends Trump's racist nonsense about the judge in the civil suit against his "university" with reasoning that borders on the surreal. … [Read more...]