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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Don Jr. Spreads Bogus Claims Implicating Khashoggi In Terrorism

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

The disappearance of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, and subsequent claims by the Turkish government that he was murdered by government officials in the Saudi consulate, has sickened the world, and prompted business leaders to suspend ties with Saudi Arabia.

But President Donald Trump has been disturbingly distant from the incident, which has horrified journalists who fear the president is sending a message to rogue regimes that the United States does not care about the killing of overseas reporters. Only today did he agree to even talk to King Salman about the issue.…

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#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Terrorizes Trump For Lame 9/11 Tweets

Trevor Noah of The Daily Show is finally ready to give President Trump some credit. Trump’s tweet about September 11th, 2001 being exactly 17 years ago yesterday is, in fact, completely accurate and 100 percent based in fact…a new leaf not only for the POTUS but for pretty much all of Twitter.

Unfortunately, that’s also where the praise ends.

Trevor hilariously carves-up 45’s ham-handed 9/11 tweets, which offer condolences and support to “haters and losers” who were affected by the terrorist attacks on that fateful day. Yes, it’s true…Trump has actually found a way to empathize with sufferers while bullying them at the exact same time.…

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Whining Trump Fails To Observe 9/11 Minute Of Silence

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

 

For sixteen years, American presidents marked the terror attacks of 9/11 by publicly observing a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., commemorating the time of the first strike on the World Trade Center.

On Tuesday, Trump ended that tradition.

Instead of marking that somber moment on the grounds of the White House, as he did last year, and as Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama did every year before him, Trump instead was out of view.

At 8:44 a.m. Trump tweeted out a picture of him and his White House staff on the lawn with everyone’s hands over their hearts, apparently honoring the victims on 9/11.…

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