The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

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

Jon Stewart almost quit The Daily Show early, walking dramatically off the set in a fit — until he got the news to confirm that Donald Trump really did file his paperwork to run for president. And what’s more, The Donald is ready to insult just about every other candidate — and every other country — until he gets what he wants.

Larry Wilmore looked at Don Lemon’s recent appearance on CNN with a large sign of a certain racial epithet: “Wow — you went literal race-card, Don.”

Larry and his team also staged a reenactment of what it must have been like for the intern who had to go to a local copying store to get that sign made.

Conan O’Brien weighed in on the downfall of the Confederate flag, from state capitols to sales by major retailers: “So now Amazon no longer has to use the phrase, ‘You may also like — slavery.'”

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

Mark Meadows

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Legal experts including a Harvard professor and a top election and voting rights attorney are weighing in on Sunday night's bombshell report from Rolling Stone naming members of Congress and the Trump administration who were involved in the planning and organizing of the January 6 rally and/or "Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss," according to two of the planners of the "Stop the Steal" rally.

Keep reading... Show less

Reps. Lauren Boebert, Louie Gohmert and Andy Biggs

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Several House Republicans—exactly the ones you would guess—were involved in planning meetings for protests on January 6 as Trump supporters tried to block the certification of the 2020 election and with it, Donald Trump's loss, two sources have detailed to Rolling Stone.
Keep reading... Show less
{{ }}