Trump: I’ve Never Met Putin, Even If I Said I Met Putin Before

Now facing questions about the Russian government possibly using hackers to dig up dirt on his opponent, Donald Trump now claims that he's never met Putin and doesn't know him at all. Never mind that he said the exact opposite a few months ago. … [Read more...]

I’m Not a Plagiarizer, You’re a Plagiarizer!

And we now have the indisputably dumbest Republican response to Melania Trump's plagiarizing of Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech. Rachel Campos-Duffy says the first lady was the real plagiarizer because she plagiarized "the opportunity message" from the Republican party. … [Read more...]

Trump Publicly Tells Russia to Hack Hillary Clinton

In one of the most astonishing things I have ever seen in a presidential election, or any other political context, Donald Trump has publicly called on Russia or any other country to hack Hillary Clinton's email accounts. Not once, but twice. … [Read more...]

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...]

Inhofe: My Granddaughter was Brainwashed in School!

James Inhofe, quite possibly the dumbest man in the Senate, is outraged that his very own granddaughter challenged his claim that global warming is a giant hoax and he blames it all on the "brainwashing" she got in one of those evil public schools. … [Read more...]

Trump Pretends to Care About Veterans

Donald Trump has claimed repeatedly that if elected he'll take better care of our veterans, a promise that you'd have to be a fool to believe. His record of lying to and insulting veterans is a long one. He even repeated a promise he already reneged on: … [Read more...]

Fox, CNN Paying ‘Analysts’ Still on Trump Payroll

More evidence of the incestual relationship between the media and the campaigns. Both Fox News and CNN are paying contributors to provide analysis who are still on the payroll of the Donald Trump campaign. Most know about Corey Lewandowski and CNN, but Fox employs one of Trump's main foreign policy advisers too. … [Read more...]

Everyone Just Relax About the Polls

I see people on Facebook freaking out because OMG DONALD TRUMP IS IN THE LEAD NOW! And Nate Silver says he has a 57% chance to win now! No, he isn't. And no, he doesn't. Everyone just relax about the polls. This election is still solidly in Clinton's favor. Let me explain why. … [Read more...]

Creepy Trump Girls Are Suing Donald Trump

Remember that creepy scene with three little girls singing a song of praise for Donald Trump at a few of his political rallies? Turns out he stiffed them too and now the father of one of the girls and creator of the group is planning to sue him over it. … [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...]

The Dumbest Thing You’ll See Today

Politico has an article about Christian right leaders who are supporting Donald Trump and they interviewed several, including Tony Perkins, Gary Bauer and Marjorie Dannenfelser. The last of those three offered up the single dumbest claim you'll hear all day, I promise. … [Read more...]

Bachmann: Media is ‘Treasonous’ for Supporting Clinton

Michele Bachmann shows herself to be yet another conservative who has no idea what the term treason means (there are lots of liberals who also have no idea what it means, of course). She says the media is guilty of treason because they cover for Hillary Clinton. … [Read more...]