Watergate/Trumpgate (Part Nine): When all else fails, turn to prayer

Like Watergate, the Trumpgate saga is one full of fits and starts: periods of quiet followed by bursts of new revelations, often sordid and sometimes comical. Such is the latest turn in Trumpgate — a laughable meeting at the White House Wednesday between President Trump and a group of evangelical leaders who once again, inexplicably, showed […]

We solemnly swear that we all need some Friday Funnies

How on earth does this trainwreck of an administration and government keep finding new ways to walk and talk themselves into impossible, contradictory, outrageous and flat-out ridiculous Alternative Facts? You really can’t make this s*#t up. People get thrown under buses by this president so fast that he makes Frank Underwood seem like a pussycat. […]

Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terror! (oh and, buy our warplanes, shhh)

Confused about where the Trump administration stands on Qatar? We couldn’t blame you if you were. Not after President Trump’s latest head-fake regarding U.S. relations with the small Persian Gulf nation. You might recall that just last week, the President high-fived several of Qatar’s neighbors for cutting ties with its government. In praising the action by […]

Comey: Trump lied about me and the FBI

If you were waiting for the first shoe to drop in James Comey’s appearance on Capitol Hill this morning, you didn’t have long to wait. The recently ousted FBI director wasted no time, using his opening remarks to accuse President Trump of lying. Comey is the star witness before the Senate Intelligence Committee, now looking […]

The Art of the (Saudi Arms) Deal: More smoke and mirrors?

President Trump was in his element last month when he visited Saudi Arabia. Beaming alongside his host, Crown Prince Salman, Trump unveiled the putative centerpiece of his trip, a ten-year $110-billion arms deal with the Saudis. Along with it, the President suggested, came Saudi Arabia’s commitment to join America’s war on international terrorism. There’s no question, the […]

He said WHAT!!?? Spicer leaves White House press corps speechless

“Words can’t express …” is itself an expression referring to something, such as an emotion, that runs too deep to be described verbally. For example: love, gratitude, happiness or sorrow. Sometimes, that emotion is disbelief — the effect of seeing or hearing something so illogical, so ridiculous, so contrary to established fact that one is left speechless. You know, […]