Entries by Betty Cracker

“Back Up, You Creep”

NBC obtained an excerpt of Hillary Clinton’s upcoming book, in which Clinton describes that whack moment during a town hall-style debate when Trump was lumbering around behind her like a sour-faced, spray-tanned golem: “My skin crawled,” Clinton said. “It was one of those moments where you wish you could hit pause and ask everyone watching […]

Afghanistan Address Spoilers

Even if you don’t use Twitter, you’ve probably heard about the amazing predictive powers of Trump’s Twitter archive. For every stupid action Trump takes as president (and there are no other kind), there is an equal and opposite reaction tweet from the Trump Twitter archive. The many Trump tweets criticizing President Obama for golfing or […]

Hope Votes

Somewhere around the year 2042 or so, I hope to remove from my pocket a shimmering, translucent, flexible square about the size and weight of a hanky and use it to read this B-section article in the NEW New York Times: Hope springs eternal, mostly. And yet. Ryu Spaeth published a piece in the New […]

Moral Clarity and Vanilla ISIS

Heather Heyer’s mom isn’t interested in talking to Trump: WATCH: "You can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying I'm sorry." Mother of Charlottesville victim speaks out. pic.twitter.com/vNiGNgFERi — Good Morning America (@GMA) August 18, 2017 Ms. Bro says she received “frantic messages” from Trump’s press secretaries during her daughter’s funeral (these […]