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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Mitt Romney
Obamacare, Healthcare

Killing Obamacare Would Kill Jobs

Republicans already knew that Obamacare was not a job killer. It was not “government-run” health insurance. There never were “death panels.” It was all a big play to win elections.

January 12, 2017
Obamacare, Blue States

How Blue State Americans Can Keep Their Health Coverage

Should Obamacare go down, states could replace it with a Romneycare-like plan or something more along the lines of single-payer. And the blue states would have more money to do that with because they wouldn’t be subsidizing others as before.

December 22, 2016
Trump, Intelligence Briefings

19 Things Trump Would Rather Do Than Attend Intelligence Briefings

A comprehensive list of the things that President-elect Donald Trump would rather do than attend the daily top-secret intelligence briefings.

December 18, 2016
Trump "thank you" tour

15 Things Trump Apparently Does—And Does Not—Have Time For

Donald Trump has plenty of time to meet with Kanye West, tweet about SNL, go on a victory tour, and produce the “Celebrity Apprentice.” He does not have time to attend intelligence briefings, release his taxes, or hold press conferences.

December 16, 2016
Colbert Roasts Trump Cabinet

#EndorseThis: Colbert Roasts Trump’s Cabinet, From Tillerson To Perry

Reviewing the high-level traffic into Trump Tower, as the president elect filled out his cabinet, Late Show host Stephen Colbert snarks: “So far it’s been a Who’s Who of Why? What??!”

December 15, 2016
Stephen Colbert on Mitt Romney's dinner with the Devil

#EndorseThis: Mitt Romney Dines With The Devil On Frogs’ Legs (And Crow)

That little dinner between Mitt Romney and Donald Trump at Restaurant Jean-Georges in Manhattan made a powerful impression on Stephen Colbert. First there was what they ate — “young garlic soup and sautéed frogs’ legs”

December 1, 2016
Romney begs Trump for a job

Deal With The Devil: Romney Praises Trump Following Dinner Date

“I had a wonderful evening with President-elect Trump,” Romney said in remarks to reporters. “We had another discussion about affairs throughout the world and these discussions I’ve had with him have been enlightening, and interesting, and engaging.”

November 30, 2016
David Petraeus

Why Is David Petraeus Even Being Considered For Secretary Of State?

David Petraeus admitted he shared classified information with his mistress, yet Donald Trump is actively considering him for secretary of state.

November 28, 2016
Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway (L) and Paul Manafort, staff of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, speak during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Kellyanne Conway Publicly Trashes Mitt Romney On ‘Meet The Press’

“I am all for party unity but I am not sure that we have to pay for that with the Secretary of State position,” Conway said on CNN.

November 27, 2016
Cartoon: Romney's blinding smile awes Giuliani in SecState Battle

Cartoon: Romney Or Giuliani?

Romney’s blinding smile shocks and awes grim Giuliani in struggle to become Trump’s secretary of state.

November 25, 2016
Trump meets with Mattis

Trump Considers Mattis, Romney For Top National Security Jobs

Trump wrote on Twitter that “General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, who is being considered for Secretary of Defense, was very impressive yesterday. A true General’s General!”

November 20, 2016
SNL cold open at Bedminster with Trump and Kellyanne

SNL: When Baldwin’s Trump Asks Who Loves His Cabinet, Answer Deflates Him

Last night on SNL, “Trump” greeted “Kellyanne” in his New Jersey golf club office by asking whether the country “loves” his appointments so far.

November 20, 2016
Romney meets with Trump

Team Of Rivals? Donald Trump Meets With Mitt Romney

Trump and Romney emerged from their meeting after an hour and 20 minutes. Trump told reporters their talks “went great,” and Romney said he and Trump “had a far-reaching conversation with regards to the various theaters in the world.”

November 19, 2016
Romney

Bring ‘Your Binders Full of Women,’ Warren Tells Romney

Elizabeth Warren continued with her attacks against the transition to the Donald Trump White House on Friday by advising Mitt Romney to bring his “binders full of women” to his weekend meeting with Trump.

November 19, 2016
Sean Hannity and the right-wing media's grip on the GOP

Right-Wing Media’s Vise Grip On The GOP Only Getting Tighter

The GOP is trying to figure out what to do when its public face resembles a rodeo clown like Sean Hannity, and when so many Republican voters live inside the right-wing, fact-free, Rush Limbaugh bubble that Trump so firmly embraced.

November 1, 2016
Lou Dobbs

Bigoted Lou Dobbs Claimed Trump Is Victim Of ‘Globalist Mormon Mafia’

Lou Dobbs has claimed that Donald Trump is the victim of a “globalist” conspiracy by the “Mormon mafia,” and he has derided former GOP nominee Mitt Romney for refusing to support Trump, saying maybe it’s because he is a Mormon and “getting visions.”

October 29, 2016
Hillary Clinton at debate

New Poll: Democracy Corps Says Clinton Boasts ‘Commanding’ 12-Point Lead

Most national polls now show the Democrat with a substantial lead. The ABC News tracking poll, second most accurate in 2012, also places Clinton at 50 percent and Trump at 38 percent.

October 26, 2016
Trump fundraising issues

Trump Campaign Cannot Overcome Serious Funding Deficit

Trump’s fundraising deficit has resulted from a series of campaign crises that made wealthy donors reluctant to contribute to his campaign.

October 21, 2016

In 24 Years of Town Hall Debates, The Winners, The Losers, And The Weird

Since the debut of the town-hall style presidential debate in 1992, there have been winners and losers — and some memorably weird moments.

October 9, 2016
Trump Tower

Trump Vows: ‘I Will Never Drop Out Of The Race’ Despite Lewd Taped Remarks

“The media and establishment want me out of the race so badly – I WILL NEVER DROP OUT OF THE RACE, WILL NEVER LET MY SUPPORTERS DOWN!” Trump tweeted on Saturday afternoon.

October 8, 2016

Trump Hit By His Own Lewd Remarks About Women, Caught On Tape

In the recorded conversation, Trump was wearing a microphone and chatting on a bus with NBC’s “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush. “I did try and fuck her. She was married,” Trump said. “I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there.”

October 7, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with his workers after he landed on the golf course at his Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Donald Trump Sees Working Class Chumps

Trump is a bloviating billionaire who built his riches on the backs of mistreated employees. Now he is masquerading as a presidential candidate who cares about the people I come from.

October 5, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump shows off the size of his hands as Fox News Channel moderators Brett Baier (L) and Megyn Kelly (R) look on at the U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Trump Wins? In First Debate, We Need Corporate Media To Play Hardball

Apparently pretty much everyone I know is a bed-wetter. The term gained currency in politics in January 2010 when Obama’s 2008 campaign manager, David Plouffe, in a Washington Post opinion piece [3] titled “November doesn’t need to be a nightmare for Democrats,” gave this advice to his party: “No bed-wetting.” “Instead of fearing what may happen,” he […]

September 25, 2016