Entries by Anne Laurie

Monday Morning Open Thread: Everybody Have A Nice Restful Weekend?

Be prepared: Trump has no public events on Monday. — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 10, 2018 On Friday evening, federal prosecutors for the first time said the president had directed illegal hush money payments to women who claimed to be his mistresses. By Sunday, the chiefs of staff of both POTUS and his VP had […]

GOP Clown Car Open Thread: Kelly Is Out, But Nobody Wants In

He just wanted to put the babies in the cages and maybe practice some causal Jeff Sessions style racism but what he found was the soul crushing misery of Trumpism. Perhaps, he wouldn’t miss the insanity and the stupidity but that said, he did enjoy beating up Corey Lewandowski. pic.twitter.com/E70eU7YrI4 — Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) December […]

Criminal Abuse Open Thread: Ready Player Individual-1

Balloon Juice commentor Waldo: What prosecutors say: The president was in on it. What Trump hears: The president was innocent. Individual 1 guilty as sin, though. https://t.co/XXPd0W3GmC — Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 8, 2018 Except for that little part where the US Attorney’s Office says that you directed and coordinated with Cohen to commit two […]

Late Night Trump Movies: Recycled SF/Fantasy Genre

Trump’s political situation as a Star Wars crawl. Idea by @barry_osborne, words by @costareports and @PhilipRucker https://t.co/BoLtSI0Dg7 https://t.co/Udv9rJ78qp — Brendan Nyhan (@BrendanNyhan) December 9, 2018   To continue tonight’s theme… Quite the paragraph. https://t.co/dTss3URVbM pic.twitter.com/FGI3rQiE3R — Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) December 9, 2018 A growing number of Republicans fear that a battery of new revelations […]

Night At the Movies Open Thread: #TrumpCrimeMovies

Gonna be hard to beat this first one: RESERVOIR FROGS (2018) A profoundly stupid mob boss assembles a team of people even dumber than he is to commit political and financial crimes. — shauna (@goldengateblond) December 7, 2018 Red Don #TrumpCrimeMovies — Alan Kors (@alkors) December 7, 2018 #TrumpCrimeMovies The Treason Runs Through It — […]