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Sunday, February 25, 2018

#EndorseThis: Teacher Tells Gun Nut Where To Stick The Weapon He Wants To Give Her

In the debate over whether to arm schoolteachers with firearms, one simple question isn’t being asked often enough. How do teachers feel about it? According to one pedagogue who witnessed the Parkland horror first-hand, faculty members would rather be part of a real solution than add more gunfire to a growing epidemic.

Faced with the “let’s arm teachers” slogan during a CNN debate, Douglas High instructor Sarah Lerner tells NRA-fanatic Sheriff Richard Jones of Butler County just where to stick his weapons. “How is (a locked-up firearm) going to help keep me safe? (A school shooter) is going to shoot me before I can access my gun,” she points out.…

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#EndorseThis: Chris Rock Says Jesus Is Coming Back To Kick Trump’s Covfefe

Politics involve action and reaction. The Reagan era led to the punk rock movement and a new generation of liberals. Bill Clinton’s election led to a conservative Congress, but the ensuing Democratic push-back gave us the golden era of the late 1990s.

In today’s clip, taken from Chris Rock’s new Netflix special, the inimitable comedian praises George W. Bush for being such a lousy POTUS that Americans were ready to give Barack Obama, a black man, fair hearing. For that unwitting accomplishment, Bush belongs in the pantheon of African-American history next to Rosa Parks – albeit with a gigantic asterisk.

Rock laughs that President Donald Trump could “succeed” in the same way.…

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#EndorseThis: Kimmel Debuts His Own Trump-Romney Campaign Ad – And It’s Beautiful

Every politician reverses herself on a topic sooner or later. Smart leaders measure words carefully on each issue, knowing that foes will cast any minuscule change as a waffle. “Actually, what I said was…” is a popular quote during debates. Even if a candidate seems to have moved her position slightly, it’s not spelled out in black and white.

Enter President Trump, who shamelessly contradicts himself on a daily basis. Worse, typically-sane GOP candidates are taking Trump’s example and joining in.

In today’s clip, Jimmy Kimmel pokes a pachyderm-sized hole in The Donald’s laughable endorsement of Mitt Romney for U.S. Senate.…

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