Abusing national security for domestic political gain is just something Republicans do.
From: cnn.com last Nov 2020. “A second official tells CNN their goal is to set so many fires that it will be hard for the Biden administration to put them all out.It’s a strategy that radically breaks with past practice, could raise national security risks and will surely compound challenges for the Biden team —… Continue reading Abuse of national security for partisan politics is just something Republicans do
Trump saying he should not talk to them if they don’t “treat you right. Anyone who has been following Trump the past few years might still be shocked by this but I am not. To quote Adam Serwer in the Atlantic: There are not many Trump scandals. There is one Trump scandal. Singular: the corruption of the… Continue reading Trump always puts Trump first, not America, and this will never change.
Act One: He Doth Tweet It Act Two: He defends Himself Poorly ““I was happy to do it for you. You just keep killing it,” Gaetz was reportedly heard telling Trump, according to Dovere. Also Gaetz apologized to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and, apparently, to Cohen personally, for the tweets about Cohen’s… Continue reading Matt Gaetz: A Tragedy of Trumpean Proportions in Three Acts
Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that “the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views.” Ex-CIA officials: ‘Country will be weakened’ if political litmus test applied to experts This is important. Trump is putting… Continue reading Ex-CIA officials: ‘Country will be weakened’ if political litmus test applied to experts
When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it videogames or miniature figurine board games, he always wants to be the best. Perhaps that explains the dedication he’s shown to his latest pastime: Hunting Russian trolls. Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls Not… Continue reading Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls
One of the most chilling aspects of the Trump presidency for anyone with a baseline familiarity with history is the way his rhetoric has whipped up crowds at his rallies. via Trump approvingly tweets video of his rally crowd harassing a journalist
(CNN)Sen. Ron Wyden accused President Donald Trump of assembling an “enemies list” of critics through his efforts to strip a half-dozen national security officials of their security clearances. via Wyden: Trump is starting an ‘enemies list’ with efforts to strip security clearances The same people who worry about the chilling effect of keeping nazis from… Continue reading Wyden: Trump is starting an ‘enemies list’ with efforts to strip security clearances
Republicans want to split up the Democratic political opposition and divide black and Latino voters. And Russia looks like it wants to help here, too. But this time it won’t work. The most recent example of this strategy is the #WalkAway hashtag, which is presented as a grassroots effort by former Democrats who are critical… Continue reading Russian bots are using #WalkAway to try to wound Dems in midterms