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Jones Out

This was sort of inevitable: White House environmental adviser Van Jones resigned Saturday after weeks of controversy stemming from his past activism. “On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me,” Jones, special adviser for green jobs at the White House […]


Banned from twitter

I still have my @DougJBalloon twitter account but earlier today I created a different twitter account, also under the name Doug Jones, with a different handle and email account. The handle was @RobertEGalt. I didn’t say anything too out there. I just said that Herman Cain was a great patriot and that Jesus would love […]


Courtesy Bombing Coverage Will Stoke Trump’s Underlying Pathologies

Valued commenter Oldgold made the following observation in the morning thread: For Trump reality is what he observes on TV. Almost nothing else matters. It is the key to understanding this bizarre and limited man. Sounds about right to me, but I’d add this related point: There’s strong evidence (i.e., every scrap of his observed […]


Late Night Open Thread: Impotent Outrage All Over the Trump Compound

You know, I'm starting to think Trump might not be very good at running a business. He seems to have a lot of HR issues. — Erin Brr, sir (@erinscafe) March 5, 2017 DougJ linked to this Washington Post article, but it’s too schadenfreudelicious not to share more: … Trump enters week seven of his […]


Under Cover of Darkness Open Thread: CPAC, ‘Preferrably Consensual’, Part the First

It's the Oscar and Felix of fascism! — Schooley (@Rschooley) February 20, 2017 Back in 2014, DougJ quoted TPM’s Josh Marshall: … In recent years, especially since Obama became President, CPAC’s wild press popularity and attention has been driven by what we might call a tacit conspiracy of derp between the event organizers and […]


You’re So Vain

This is a pretty good place to start off a discussion: In an extraordinary development Thursday, the Obama administration announced a series of sanctions against Russia. Thirty-five Russian nationals will be expelled from the country. President Obama issued a terse statement seeming to blame Russia for the hack of the Democratic National Committee emails. “These […]


Open Thread: I {Heart} Repubs in Disarray!

Reporter to Rep Jason Chaffetz as he walked in, "how many voters are you gonna get?" Chaffetz reply: "more than you." — jennifer steinhauer (@jestei) October 8, 2015 The standing “leadership” fustercluck has been a rich gift to snarkists, but seriously: The more energy these mopes expend scheming to destroy each other, the less they […]