White House government shutdown away message is a political attack on Democrats

Image: Getty Images/Gallo Images By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-20 23:42:34 UTC Donald Trump’s White House sunk to a new level of petty on Saturday, as the United States government shutdown. Callers dialing into the publicly available White House comments line — at 202.456.1111 — are greeted with a recorded away message. An unrecognizable female voice politely explains […]

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‘The least racist person you have ever interviewed’: President Trump responds to ‘sh*thole’ comment

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” No, no, not racist at all.Image: mark wilson/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2018-01-15 04:23:26 UTC President Trump is “not a racist.” At least that’s what he says. Following a veritable shitstorm of backlash after he referred to places including Haiti, El Salvador, and some […]

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Trump’s ‘sh*thole’ comment: Who censored and who didn’t?

Donald Trump’s “shithole” comment left the media figuring out how to censor it.Image: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-01-12 06:06:38 UTC Trump’s racist comment about “shithole” countries shocked with its crudity, leaving the press figuring out how to deal with the word. The U.S. president used the word to refer to Haiti, El Salvador and […]

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White House might take away staffer cellphones like they’re in junior high

Like an angry math teacher, Donald Trump could take away his staffers’ cellphones. The president was “furious” and “disgusted” by excerpts of a book that were made public Wednesday, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House won’t hit shelves until Jan. 9, and […]

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Is 2018 over yet?

Welp, it was a long 2018, but we finally got through it. What’s that you say? It’s only been two days? And Trump’s already used Twitter to rant about the Deep State, claim credit for the lack of airplane crashes, inflame tensions in the Middle East, threaten North Korea with nuclear war, and tease an […]

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Twitter says Trump’s nuclear button tweet doesn’t violate its rules against abusive behavior

Oh nothing, just a thinly-veiled threat of nuclear war.Image: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2018-01-03 03:37:09 UTC The president of the United States possibly made another threat of nuclear war on Twitter, but the company doesn’t seem to think the post breaks any of its rules. Donald Trump boasted on Twitter about how his nuclear […]

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Trump’s NYE bash has a ‘modern fantasy garden’ theme. We have some better suggestions.

The fantastical president.Image: Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-12-31 21:24:53 UTC President Donald Trump is often accused of living in his own personal fantasy world where white supremacists are “very fine people” and New Jersey muslims celebrated the 9/11 attack. So it is perhaps fitting that his New Year’s Eve celebration at Mar-a-Largo has, according […]

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‘A dog’s breakfast’ explained for everyone confused by that CNN alert

Image: al drago-pool/Getty Images By Keith Wagstaff2017-12-28 02:51:57 UTC CNN sent out a news alert Wednesday that was … well, a little confusing to some people. Here’s what it said: “Analysis: With Trump at the helm, US policy in the Middle East has been a dog’s breakfast of confusion and contradiction.” Yes, “a dog’s breakfast.” […]

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