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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Tiny Hands PAC’s First Ad Demands That Trump ‘Release The Measurements’

Forget Trump’s tax returns (okay, don’t): One new SuperPAC wants his hand measurements.

Americans Against Insecure Billionaires With Tiny Hands PAC, a parody political action committee, has released real– yes, real —ads in Washington, D.C. that demand the Republican nominee to release the exact size of his hands.

“It’s a dangerous time for Americans. We need a president who can grasp the complexity of the world, and hold off the decline of a great nation,” a somber-sounding narrator says.

“If the White House phone rings at 3 a.m., will his little hands even pick up the receiver?” one voter from the ad asks, as a set of baby hands stumbles over a phone. …

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#EndorseThis: An Eighth Grade Presidential Impressionist

Occasionally, in the grim, months-long slog of the presidential election cycle, there is a brief beacon of light and hope for the next generation. In this case, a viral video.

Eighth grader Jack Aiello received a standing ovation for his spot-on impersonations of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders during his graduation speech at Thomas Middle School, near Chicago. And, in the process, he shed light on what each of the politicians would think about middle school life.

Trump is perfectly fine with Chinese language classes. Cruz is proud of embroidering his very own throw pillow.…

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Trump’s Cable TV Network Is The Vanity Project He Needs

If a report published Thursday in Vanity Fair — that Donald Trump is considering creating a “mini-media conglomerate,” anchored by a cable news network aimed at his current base turns out to be accurate, it confirms the worst aspect of Trump’s candidacy for president: This is all about him.

Donald Trump never wanted to be president, I figure: He wanted to be the most famous person in the world. And after achieving that goal by winning the Republican nomination, he has run a lackluster, losing campaign, race baiting presidents and federal judges even though it’s obvious that that immeasurably hurts his chances at the Oval Office; and continuously returning attention, even in his response to America’s worst mass shooting, to himself.…

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