Wednesday Reads: Who Cares?

 

Okay, things have been crazy in the news…and in my home as well…my daughter gets married in less than a month. So this post is just cutting to the cartoons right away, but first:

WATCH: April Ryan Stuns Sarah Sanders By Asking If Trump Has Considered ‘Stepping Down’ | Mediaite

At today’s White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was peppered with questions about President Donald Trump’s angry reaction to the FBI raiding his personal attorney Michael Cohen’s office. At one point, one member of the press corps wanted to know if the president had considered taking a drastic personal action.

“Question: With all of this turmoil, particularly last week, has the president at any time thought about stepping down before or now?” American Urban Radio’s April Ryan asked the press secretary.

“No, and I think that’s an absolutely ridiculous question,” Sanders tersely replied, quickly moving on to another reporter.

While Sanders addressed another reporter, Ryan shouted out that it was “not a ridiculous question,” only to be ignored by the White House spokesperson.

Hey, is April giving Sarah the hand…

Now this:

04/11 Mike Luckovich: Weaponized. | Mike Luckovich

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/2018 Cartoon by Charlie Daniel

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Nick Anderson cartoon: 04/06/2018 Cartoon by Nick Anderson

Cartoon by Nick Anderson - Nick Anderson cartoon

04/06/2018 Cartoon by Signe Wilkinson

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GENIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE: 04/09/2018 Cartoon by Deb Milbrath

Cartoon by Deb Milbrath - GENIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE

04/08/2018 Cartoon by MStreeter

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04/09/2018 Cartoon by John Cole

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Morning Feeding: 04/10/2018 Cartoon by Paul Fell

Cartoon by Paul Fell - Morning Feeding

04/10/2018 Cartoon by Bob Gorrell

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04/10/2018 Cartoon by Jimmy Margulies

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Surrender: 04/10/2018 Cartoon by Rob Rogers

Cartoon by Rob Rogers - Surrender

List of Journaists: 04/10/2018 Cartoon by Mike Keefe

Cartoon by Mike Keefe - List of Journaists

Clay Bennett editorial cartoon: 04/10/2018 Cartoon by Clay Bennett

Cartoon by Clay Bennett - Clay Bennett editorial cartoon

Nick Anderson cartoon: 04/10/2018 Cartoon by Nick Anderson

Cartoon by Nick Anderson - Nick Anderson cartoon

04/05/2018 Cartoon by Matt Wuerker

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34 Comments on “Wednesday Reads: Who Cares?”

  1. bostonboomer says:

    Paul Ryan is just about to announce he’s not running for reelection. What a loser.

    • bostonboomer says:

      • bostonboomer says:

        Rats leaving the sinking Trump ship.

      • NW Luna says:

        Aaaaand….Another one down!

      • quixote says:

        Funny how they’re retiring but they still totally vote with the Dump agenda. That would seem to lend weight to the theory (eg see Kendzior) that he’s got blackmail on them.

        If it was purely political pressure, presumably they’d no longer care if they weren’t running.

        • Minkoff Minx says:

          I saw something on Maddow, where a lot of these Congress GOP assholes got in with Bolton and the Russians who were doing that “thing” with the NRA. I think there is something to that connection and the real possibility that the Russians have “dirt” on all these NRA GOP fuckwads.

  2. Pat Johnson says:

    Paul “Eddie Munster” Ryan will not seek re-election.

    Boo hoo. This was a man out to privatize the government. He still thinks he is POTUS material.

    Loser.

  3. dakinikat says:

    Holding my noise and sharing Matt Y.

  4. NW Luna says:

    He’s hugely rich …. until it comes to paying taxes.

  5. Enheduanna says:

    OK hahahahahahaha – the picture accompanying this article is too funny:

    https://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/john-boehner-joins-marijuana-firm-acreage-holdings-advisory-board

    At least he seems to be on the right side of this now.

  6. dakinikat says:

  7. NW Luna says:

    Uh-oh. Putin’s pissed that his puppet is mouthing off.

  8. bostonboomer says:

    David Vitter’s wife is up for a judgeship.

  9. NW Luna says:

    At least four countries executed people for drug-related crimes in 2017

    At least four countries executed people for drug-related offenses in 2017, according to an annual report by Amnesty International — pursuing a policy that President Trump has noted as a possibility for the United States.

    The countries known to have executed people for drug-related crimes are China, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. Amnesty’s report states it is also possible that Vietnam and Malaysia executed people for drugs offenses, but it was unable to confirm that.

  10. NW Luna says:

    Surprise, surprise.

  11. Minkoff Minx says:

    Geez, every day it is some major multiple news breaking that at one time…it would have taken just one of these daily scandal reveals, to bring down a president or politician.

    And it has gotten to the point that I’ve come to expect them. After spending all day with flowers and cake…hearing about Eddie Munster calling it quits, was like no big deal. I mean, I felt like…ok, and what else happened?

    I’m becoming desensitized to all this shit.