The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

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

"How to second term," Sarah Cooper's latest TikTok video, is a skit with two characters: Her favorite target Donald Trump and his favorite sycophant Sean Hannity.

In Cooper's super-short lip-sync from last week's actual "Town Hall" interview on Fox News, Hannity tries to ask the president what he might do if re-elected. Although Trump has no policies or plans, he has other matters on his mind -- notably, his revulsion over "that idiot [John] Bolton." Meanwhile, playing Hannity, Sarah is sketching dreamy notes {"SeanTrump," with two hearts) on a pad in red marker.

It's slightly surreal. Just like our current reality.

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

Michael Flynn

Former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has made more than his fair share of disturbing, jaw-dropping remarks-- like telling the former guy he should impose martial law to hold a new election or suggesting a Myanmar-like coup at a QAnon conference in May. But he seemed to reach a new low when he joked about using a newly gifted assault rifle to carry out an assassination in the nation's capital.

"We were trying to come up with a rifle that we thought was appropriate for a general, so we went with an old-school Woodland camouflage...one of our top-quality guns," said Jason Parker, a gun company employee who gifted the weapon to Flynn.

Keep reading... Show less

Sean Hannity

Photo by Andrea Austria / Media Matters

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters

Fox News host Sean Hannity disclosed during his radio show on Friday that he had made peace with a fellow right-wing radio host whose content mill had warned that Hannity's "feverish support of the vaccine" against the novel coronavirus betrayed his conservative audience.

Keep reading... Show less
x

Close