Sunday Reads: All my friends are dictators…Posted: December 8, 2019 | |
— Sam Vinograd (@sam_vinograd) December 8, 2019
It increasingly looks like Trump is in bed not just with one butcher (Vladimir Putin) but with two (Putin and the Saudi Crown Prince MbS) and maybe three (adding Erdogan). An obscene orgy of greed and evil. https://t.co/57yf5t0rKL
— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) December 8, 2019
As more details emerge, it’s hard not to ask whether Trump will give even terrorism a whitewash if his business partners are involved. The attack in Pensacola is front page, headline news. Imagine if Obama had brushed an attack like this off as a matter of compensation. https://t.co/ryHwLIve9u
— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) December 8, 2019
Trump announces Saudi King and MBS will make cash payments to victims for the shooting thing. pic.twitter.com/mxdRUBYHmt
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) December 7, 2019
If this feels like an effort to minimize the backlash against Saudi Arabia . . . A coverup of sorts.
Well, it probably is. https://t.co/8sBjATmU0w
— Proud Navy Veteran 🎖️🌊⚓️ (@naretevduorp) December 8, 2019
While the King has his pocketbook open, can he also take care of the 9/11 victims (and first responders)? https://t.co/Zeyx0Jrz64
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) December 8, 2019
Something is seriously wrong here
Ten Saudi students have reportedly been detained for questioning. Some of the Saudi nationals at the base are, however, currently unaccounted for, the AP reports.https://t.co/FAebFf0RQN
— Bryan 🇺🇸 🍑#FamiliesBelongTogether (@swimmerbr78) December 7, 2019
A #Saudi prince HELPED SAVE TRUMP from BANKRUPTCY—twice (Oct. 2018)
In 1991, Trump was a mid-tier real estate developer with $900 million in debt, a collapsing casino business, and best known for a headline-dominating split with his wife Ivana#MOG#MAGA https://t.co/IS6wWGwED4
— Michael O'Grady (@mog7546) December 8, 2019
So let me get this straight: we can afford a $1.9T tax cut for the wealthy and corporations, but can’t afford $5.5B to make sure 700,000 Americans on SNAP don’t go hungry.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) December 8, 2019
Surely you have seen these updates or heard the latest shit from tRump. I’m blocking the asshole out this weekend so this is just a few tweets that caught my attention.
It’s an open thread.