Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

Photo by samxmeg/ iStock

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

In anticipation of Donald Trump's now-certain ouster, the Dow Jones surged past 30,000 during trading on Tuesday for the first time ever. The headlines are already precious.

"Wall St. trades in record territory as Biden transition begins," declared The New York Times.

Keep reading... Show less
Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump baffled reporters on Tuesday morning with what appeared to be his shortest press conference, to date.

After giving reporters a brief "two minutes notice" according to CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins, the president, along with Vice President Mike Pence, made his way to the White House briefing room on Tuesday. Once at the podium, he opted to boast about the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting 30,000 despite the ups and downs the stock market has seen due to the pandemic. Trump had previously predicted that the stock market would tank if Joe Biden were elected president, as he has been.

Keep reading... Show less