Entries by Anne Laurie

Wednesday Morning Open Thread: The Mills of Fate Grind Slowly…

… but they grind extremely fine… CNN Poll: Half of Americans say President Trump should be impeached and removed from office. It's a new high in CNN polling on the topic. https://t.co/aF8d8Stp60 pic.twitter.com/FR8Ji9nKoZ — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) October 22, 2019 Time Magazine releases an article by Sandy Smith that details Jeb Magruder's role in […]

Open Thread: Zuckerberg Just Wants A President He Can Work With

Mark Zuckerberg has been quietly advising Pete Buttigieg on who to hire — and some of those recommendations are now part of the Democrat’s campaign staff.https://t.co/VgrhzYz1Ye — Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) October 21, 2019 This is not fair to Buttigieg; Zuckerberg is most comfortable treating politics as another form of boutique consumerism, and his social circles […]

Tuesday Morning Open Thread

Nicolle Wallace said that Trump has been informed by associates that he will be impeached. pic.twitter.com/lDw8zFb5cB — Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 21, 2019 Throwback Tuesday: At a press conference in Chicago, Spiro Agnew denounces the Washington Post for their coverage of Watergate. When asked if he's bothered by the problems that have arisen from […]

Late Night Open Thread Reminder: There ARE No ‘Better’ Republicans Than Trump

Just some who are slightly more professional in their kleptocracy: It's largely forgotten, but a reminder that Halliburton, the company of which then VP Dick Cheney had been CEO for 5 years, and which he left only to join the 2000 ticket, was awarded the lucrative contract to provide food, housing, fuel & other support […]

The Doral Debacle Open Thread: “He’s in the Hospitality Business!”

So Mick Mulvaney told us. And Trump certainly set out a rich buffet for his detractors… New: Trump canceled plans for a Doral-based G7 after hearing from Republican lawmakers that they were unable to defend the move, especially after having fielding questions about Ukraine dealings and Syria decision. w/ ?@vmsalama?: https://t.co/KOdR7KXHYN — Michael C. Bender […]