I know there are a lot more pressing concerns right now, what with the future of the U.S. Supreme Court hanging in the balance, but I do believe it’s relevant to point out that the guy tweeting this cryptic twaddle about a “pidgin” and a deer “carcas” is third in line to the U.S. presidency.
Now that’s what I like to hear. On a scale of 1 to “Donald Trump got shorted a McNugget in his lunch order,” the palpable rage is at about a 9 right now. And rising.
Last night and this morning, I felt like crawling into a hole for the next 40 days or so. And not a deep hole. I didn’t have the energy or joie de vivre for a deep hole. It would have been a shallow hole. Barely a hole at all. Really, I would have just lay down in the dirt until my DNA fused to the worms’ and slugs’ and grasses’ much more upbeat genetic material.
Oh, I have your attention now, huh?
Somehow Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler got hold of my bile duct and squeezed out all my personal feelings about Donald Trump like it was a very unfunny whoopee cushion.
I don’t know why this hasn’t been happening for five years now, but thank you, thank you, thank you Paula Reid.
David Gergen, who you probably know as an analyst for CNN, also served as an adviser to Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton. So he knows how a (functional, anyway) administration operates.
And the children shall lead ...
I have to admit, this is a strategy that never occurred to me: burning your own absentee ballot application to protest too much voting by the other side.
George Floyd's brother on Trump's condolence call: 'He didn't give me the opportunity to even speak'
Since Donald Trump is about as soothing as a ghost pepper enema, this is no surprise. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be outraged.