Author: LOLGOP

The Obamas are taking the threat of Trump seriously – and so should you

The Obamas are taking the threat of Trump seriously – and so should you

No period of progress in America has ever come without devastating push-back from the forces of conservatism The most popular person in American politics was out campaigning for Hillary Clinton this week – and so was her husband. “Elections aren’t just about who votes,” First Lady Michelle Obama told a crowd at La Salle University’s Tom Gola Arena in Philadelphia. […]

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Are we going to let a complete chauvinist take what’s left of our reproductive rights?

Are we going to let a complete chauvinist take what’s left of our reproductive rights?

The serial adulterer now wants to be the man who denies women all control of their bodies Donald Trump wants you to know that he never has any trouble winning the affection of younger women — at least, until he started running for president. A new ad from the Clinton campaign highlights his past posturing as a womanizing cad quick […]

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Hillary Clinton in Michigan August 11, 2016.

“Go ahead and try to humiliate me, Donald. I can take it.”

How to turn Trump’s vicious personal attacks into an attack on all Americans Hillary Clinton in Michigan August 11, 2016. We shouldn’t underestimate what Hillary Clinton is facing when she steps on the stage for the first presidential debate next week. Donald Trump may or may not be a master debater — I’ll leave that to Politifact. But he’s definitely […]

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How Lyndon Johnson helped create today’s GOP

How Lyndon Johnson helped create today’s GOP

The greatest irony ever is that the GOP wouldn’t be a national party today if Medicare weren’t keeping seniors alive The latest Quinnipiac poll shows the presidential race tightening on up, with Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump by 5 percent in a head-to-head race and 2 percent in a four-way race. But here’s what stood out to me: It’s […]

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Trump and white nationalists have the same goal — normalizing extremism

Trump and white nationalists have the same goal — normalizing extremism

After years of offending Muslims, Mexicans, and black people, Trump is is very offended on behalf of… racists  Friday was quite a day. The leaders of the white nationalist “Alt-Right” had a press conference that dealt with what they called “the Jewish question” while hoping to keep their lasso around the rocket-ship of racism known as the Donald Trump campaign […]

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Some Trump supporters deserve our empathy — as do all of Trump’s victims

Some Trump supporters deserve our empathy — as do all of Trump’s victims

Trump’s “policies” would hurt his fans but his words are already battering the most vulnerable Hillary Clinton is done being politically correct and the Trump campaign is demanding a trigger warning. The Democratic nominee has focused this campaign back to the subject of her Alt-Right speech of a few weeks ago — the racism and hatred Trump’s campaign has stoked, […]

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It’s time to call Trump’s corrupt campaign of racist lies ‘Trump’s corrupt campaign of racist lies’

It’s time to call Trump’s corrupt campaign of racist lies ‘Trump’s corrupt campaign of racist lies’

Trump’s scapegoating of undocumented immigrants is Mein Kampf-era madness and it’s time we say that On Labor Day, Paul Waldman did something that few people have enough hours in a lifetime to do. He put together a partial list of some of the stories that illustrate “the kind of history of corruption, double-dealing, and fraud that Donald Trump has.” You […]

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7 of the hundreds of questions that Trump needs to answer before he comes to Detroit

7 of the hundreds of questions that Trump needs to answer before he comes to Detroit

Trump wants credit for just allowing himself to be near black people So Donald Trump is coming to Detroit this weekend for a pretty obvious reason — to try to prove that he’s not a racist, at least to white people. To have any chance of being elected, Trump needs to do better than Mitt Romney did with white voters […]

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Trump and Limbaugh admit that GOP voters want racial resentment, not policy

Trump and Limbaugh admit that GOP voters want racial resentment, not policy

Trump’s anger at Obama and immigrants make up for his total lack of policies, knowledge, and consistency It should have been the last episode of the The Rush Limbaugh Show  — the big reveal with the “surprise” ending everyone saw coming. On Monday, Rush explained why he didn’t consider Trump’s decision to de-emphasize deportations in his immigration “policy” a flip-flop. […]

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The biggest story of the year is how Republicans starved the economy

The biggest story of the year is how Republicans starved the economy

How GOP austerity helped create Trump The conservative media can’t stop complaining that we’re in the midst of the worst recovery since World War II — despite the fact that it’s likely that more private sector jobs will be created in President Obama’s second term than have ever been created in four years under any Republican. But conservatives aren’t complaining, […]

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Maybe Donald Trump just doesn’t understand

Maybe Donald Trump just doesn’t understand

Here’s a subtle way to point out that Trump is the least qualified candidate for president we’ve ever seen You can’t see it in the polls — which show Hillary Clinton leading by more than 10 percent in states that would give her 298 electoral voters — but Donald Trump’s campaign has done one very smart thing recently. Trump has […]

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