The assholes are determined to pass the death bill. Meanwhile, Dak is hunkered down amongst torrential rainstorms and tornadoes.
So this will be a quick post:
This is an open thread.
Something tells me, that you will get a sense of where the title of this post is coming from…
…by the sample of these first few images and cartoons.
Oh…shit. I’m getting ahead of myself.
Let me post a few links, and then get to the cartoons.
Aw, fuck the links.
I wasn’t able to bring myself to watch the show yesterday. I think it is difficult for me to watch all this testimony going on, when I know the Senate is working behind those closed doors to kill my mother.
Here is a cartoon with commentary from Pat Bagley:
Innit the truth.
I can’t much wrap my head around anything else nowadays.
Here are the rest of today’s cartoons…I hope you enjoy them.
You will have to click on the link to see that one by Luckovich in full size.
And remember as you look at many of these cartoons, they are from the foreign press/political cartoonist.
And on that note…..This is an open thread.
LBJ made them a big deal, when signing legislation…he would sign his name…each letter with a different pen, and then give this special pens out to those individuals “worthy” of receiving this particular enhanced acknowledgement. If you were lucky enough to get a pen from Johnson… you were a big deal in Washington. Those pens were like a gift from the king.
It was just another form of manipulation that LBJ used to get what he wanted through congress.
The pen give away has been used since then. We always see Presidents signing bills with a series of pens next to the documents. It is what it is.
Now we come to the pretender in chief.
This ridiculousness has happened:
This is not a bill. This is a fucking memo.
It is like a Postit note to Congress.
Now for the cartoons. *
*Sidenote here. I’ve written this post on Tuesday morning because my mother is meeting with the oncology surgeon on Wednesday…and I knew I would never be able to write the post the same day it was to be published. I’m sure tRump has done something totally embarrassing, so please be sure to update us all in the comments section below.
I think the hands are drawn too big in this one:
I’m going to end this post with this report from Pro-Publica.
This is an open thread.
The latest in a never-ending list of fuck-ups from Kremlin tRump.
What the hell else can be expected?
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Wednesday mocked President Trump for his late Wednesday tweet that appeared to be unfinished and included the word “covfefe” in an apparent typo.
“A covfefe is a Yiddish term for ‘I got to go to bed now,'” Franken joked during an interview on CNN’s “New Day.”
“I think … he got that from Jared, I guess,” he added, referring to Jared Kushner, the White House senior adviser and Trump’s son-in-law. Kushner is Jewish.
“I think this is the least disturbing thing in the history of the Trump administration,” he joked.
“Covfefe” became the No. 1 trend on Twitter across the U.S. early Wednesday morning after Trump sent out what appeared to be an unfinished tweet with a typo.
“Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” Trump tweeted shortly after midnight.
Trump deleted the tweet just before 6 a.m.
And replaced it with this shit:
I really hate this man.
Take a look at the links to see responses and tweets to this #covfefe.
Now for the cartoons.
I’m so tired…it is not funny anymore.
This is an open thread….
Donald Trump and some of his family members met Pope Francis — and social media users couldn’t help but notice the Holy Father didn’t look too happy about it.
Trump appeared grinning in photos with the Pope, whose dour expression never changed, and both first lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump wore black veils.
See what I mean. That picture is everything.
Want a close-up?
Funny how just a few hours ago this was the image that seemed to define the trip so far:
tRump’s trip to places not America isn’t going well, not that I expected anything less. Honestly, this picture above is a perfect showcase of the orange idiot’s true mental capacity….as the image made its way across the social media scene. This was what tRump wrote as his parting thought when he signed Israeli Holocaust Memorial Guestbook. Imagine, the only thing tRump left out of this Happy Yearbook sign off was the tRumpy BFF Bibi inside a big heart.
Seriously…he put exclamation points! WTF!!!!
Here is a side by side of Obama’s message compared to tRump.
It isn’t like this is the only news out there:
Now on the cartoons because what else can you say about that?
I have to post this now…power is going out…bad storms.
This is an open thread.
Think of tRump and his Regime as
Nothing to see here:
After the Tuesday Massacre a lot of newsy people were using Nixon as a callback…a reference to history repeating.
(Historians are not so quick to make that assessment.)
I actually think this is much worse…
But I have to say…I love the little hands flipping the bird, yeah…that is tRump alright. Giving us the old “Fuck You America!”
In other troubling news:
Oh yeah….by the way…
Here are your cartoons for today:
From last week, this cartoon seems strange now:
I will go ahead and hit publish on this post…because so much is fucking going on:
tRump is also re-tweeting Drudge report….ugh.
Y’all know what to do…it is an open thread!
Twitter was all agog over some tweet that Mrs tRump supposedly liked, few people were only around to notice this little gem:
Now, the only way to appreciate that tweet is to read the replies.
Here’s a few other tweets to get this post started:
Getting serious :
And now your cartoons:
This is an open thread. A lot of news going on, with Comey testimony broadcasting live as I publish this thread. Let see what the day brings….