Author: LOLGOP

Conservatives’ secret advantages — shamelessness and hero worship

Conservatives’ secret advantages — shamelessness and hero worship

Praising ‘Daddy’ just comes more naturally to the right The Huffington Post’s Sam Stein has a post up about Trump’s rushing to Indiana to take credit for Carrier only sending most of the jobs in its Indianapolis plant to Mexico. The headline reads: President Obama’s approval rating is still 10 percent higher than Trump’s but Stein does make a point. […]

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Trump’s betrayal of his voters will be our greatest asset

Trump’s betrayal of his voters will be our greatest asset

The people who’ve been conned aren’t the enemy. The con man is. Let’s say there’s a fair and open election in four years, which is actually a real question. But say it happens. Here’s a handy theme that will work as part of larger campaign full-throated progressive campaign: Trump betrayed you. The campaign we just witnessed centered on a theme […]

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Identity politics won the election — white identity politics

Identity politics won the election — white identity politics

We can’t give up our identity politics because the right won’t give up on theirs Abandoning everything you believe about politics, culture and America based on about 100,000 voters in three states is probably a bit hasty. But there is a slight yet loud call the left urging give Democrats to give up on “identity politics” to focus on economic […]

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This is how we got the most unpopular new president in our history

This is how we got the most unpopular new president in our history

The Republican Party is now the strongest political party in the history of this country Donald Trump’s popularity is on the rise — slightly. But he’s still likely to be the least popular president ever inaugurated in the history of attempting to measure popularity. This makes sense because he received fewer votes than his opponent and is only the president […]

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The one simple reason Obamacare will be repealed ASAP

The one simple reason Obamacare will be repealed ASAP

It raised taxes on the super rich The only question is when will Obamacare will be repealed. And the reason for this sad fate is simple: It raised taxes on the super rich. It’s tax cutting season — which will be known in the future as “the funeral song for the middle class as we know it.” The 1980 tax […]

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Trump’s victims never got the coverage they deserved

Trump’s victims never got the coverage they deserved

Even the ones who are voting for him Reporting on Donald Trump isn’t easy. He’s an unrepentant liar with no ambitions beyond power and fame. He has no need to ever find gainful employment again and no conscience to bind him to reality. While there is some evidence that fact checking is more effective than academics once believed, what Trump […]

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The clearest example of how Donald Trump could inspire ‘radical evil’

The clearest example of how Donald Trump could inspire ‘radical evil’

In the shitfan of this election, one maddening thing Donald Trump has been doing almost daily for 15 months is finally getting a little attention after he singled out NBC reporter Katy Tur for harassment of his enraged fans again on Wednesday. Really amazing reflection by @KatyTurNBC about what it was like to be taunted by Trump today in FL. […]

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Trump accidentally admitted how he’d lead us into another financial crisis

Trump accidentally admitted how he’d lead us into another financial crisis

The GOP nominee made a great argument for the aggressive regulation of markets and everyone missed it As Republicans have activated the classic 90s Clinton attack machine with the help of FBI director James Comey, it’s become clear that the GOP has decided that can fully accept Donald Trump. Some may argue that they’re motivated by the hatred of rich […]

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Possibly the worst thing ever said in a presidential debate

Possibly the worst thing ever said in a presidential debate

Immediately followed by one of the best It’s been a week since the last debate, but the horror of Donald Trump’s answer on reproductive rights is still sinking in. As Republicans have trained themselves to do, Fox News’ Chris Wallace focused the question of abortion on something that doesn’t exist — partial-birth abortion. “I think it’s terrible if you go […]

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What the hell can you do about it?

What the hell can you do about it?

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a Daily Show clip, but this one is worth checking out: A person you’ve never heard of — like Tomi Lahren — is delivering the news on Facebook to more people than all three network newscasts combined. Her message that America is under assault from anyone who believes that we actually have work […]

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Why white men may finally be turning on Trump

Why white men may finally be turning on Trump

Or, why it’s time for white men to start sending out some thank you cards Non-white non-males got it right away. Donald Trump is dangerous. At first, he’s dangerous the way every boss who leans in too close and stares way too long is dangerous. Then when you’re alone with him, he only gets worse. There’s a bittersweet gift to […]

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