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Zoinks: Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) told reporters during Donald Trump's visit to Minnesota that she is now advising Trump on foreign policy matters. [...] Bachmann was already advising Trump on evangelical voter outreach. I smell a future Secretary of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
I agree that few if any, of them would have gone with Sanders. The Trumpenproletariat are authoritarian followers and, some overheated rhetoric from some Clintonistas aside, Bernie simply isn't an authoritarian. Plus, y'know, Jew. They turned on the tv to Fox and have been spoonfed their daily doses of outrage for so long- that they wouldn't know what to do if they got everything they say they want. I've long marveled at the fact that the right gets angry when they lose. And they get angrier when they win. As I said, they're authoritarian followers. .
Toggle Commented Aug 17, 2016 on Support For Trump at A Spork in the Drawer
Love and fear Our Glorious Leader! The most striking comment in the trailer comes from [Omarosa] Manigault, the former "Apprentice" contestant who now serves as the Trump campaign's director of African-American outreach. She paints an ominous picture when she suggests... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
This: Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
One wouldn't want to be left with a false impression: Trump adviser Al Baldasaro clarified for the record Tuesday that he doesn't think Hillary Clinton should be assassinated, but rather thinks she should be shot by firing squad for "treason."... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
When is an endorsement not an endorsement? When it's for Trump: “I’m going to be voting for him but I do have significant disagreements with him, which I've been very clear on, so I won't be endorsing him, “ Sen.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Trump: Donald Trump declared Friday that there's only one way he could lose the state of Pennsylvania: if he's cheated out of it. "We're going to watch Pennsylvania. Go down to certain areas and watch and study and make sure... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Thing is, under the right (read: wrong) president the Feds could still sweep in and shut it all down in Colorado and every other state in which the devil weed is "legal". .
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2016 on Reefer Madness at A Spork in the Drawer
The Secret Service was forced to provide impromptu protection for NBC and MSNBC reporter Katy Tur after Donald Trump turned his adoring brownshirts on her. And continues to do so. [Via TPM.] . Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Or, some ways to go yet: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use. [...] "HHS concluded that marijuana has a high potential for abuse,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Pence expounds: Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana suggested in a radio interview on Monday that Donald J. Trump’s proposed ban on Muslims from entering the country could be broadened to include other religions, not just Muslims. In an interview with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Just a bog-standard presidential election: A US Secret Service official confirms to CNN that the USSS has spoken to the Trump campaign regarding his Second Amendment comments. "There has been more than one conversation" on the topic, the official told... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Heh. I'll be stealing that one. .
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2016 on T-Minus... at A Spork in the Drawer
Here, @CNN! We made you a countdown clock! pic.twitter.com/zIUeshFoti— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) August 9, 2016 . Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Donald J Trump said that his supporters might want to consider assassinating Hillary Clinton. Um... . Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Sen Susan Collins. Not exactly a profile in courage but I'll take it. Still: My conclusion about Mr. Trump’s unsuitability for office is based on his disregard for the precept of treating others with respect, an idea that should transcend... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
There's hope still: In another Tuesday morning interview, Trump responded to Hillary Clinton's criticism that his economic policy team is loyal to special interests and just composed of "six guys named Steve" by saying more names for his advisory team... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Newt: Gingrich filed a document with the Federal Election Commission this week detailing a debt settlement plan to finally terminate his 2012 presidential campaign committee. The document shows that “Newt 2012” plans to stiff 114 businesses and consultants that are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Pierce: For the good of the nation, the Republican Party as it is presently constituted has to die. . Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
A pat on the head: Many female lawyers would agree. They say that even as more women graduate from law school and represent clients in courtrooms, it is not rare for them to be addressed as “honey” or “darling.” Sometimes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Imean, seriously? Anti-Trump conservatives want Hillary Clinton to negotiate the terms of their surrender. A strange line of thought has emerged in the midst of Donald Trump’s latest and most broad-spectrum meltdown: that Hillary should offer Republicans a kind of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
The Donald has declined to endorse Sens John McCain, Kelly Ayotte, and House Speaker Paul Ryan in their reëlection bids. Chait: Trump’s actions reveal one other thing. If elected president, Trump will not be subject to restraint by Ryan or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Fun: Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) on Tuesday became the first Republican member of the House to openly say that he plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November. Hanna, who is not running for re-election this year, told Syracuse.com in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer