Entries by Betty Cracker

Ignorance Is Strength

Day #155: the childish outburst continues: Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 25, 2017 The most interesting thing about this comparison is that Trump equates Clinton’s “collusion” with the Democratic Party to […]

Flake News

I think whether the Obama administration should have revealed the extent and intent of Russian meddling prior to the election is a legit question. But not from this fucking guy: Good Christ. What we have here, fellow citizens, is a creature utterly devoid of any beliefs, strategy or principles — just a dim, gelatinous hairball […]

Life Hacks (Open Thread)

For many years, when I washed produce in the sink prior to consumption, I’d scrape the little stickers off and allow them to get washed down into the drain trap. This habit irritated the mister exceedingly, and one day he asked why I couldn’t just throw the damn things away. It was a reasonable complaint, […]

Elect a Clown, Expect a Circus

Trump’s exchange this morning with Fox News “reporter” Ainsley Earhardt (approximately one minute in) is fascinating, in the sense that the visual effects of the aerodynamic heating of an asteroid hurtling toward the planet would be briefly interesting: WATCH: @FLOTUS talks her move to the White House, @POTUS explains Comey 'tapes' tweet and weighs in […]

“Fundamental Meanness”

President Obama posted a heartfelt plea on Facebook asking legislators to rethink their support of the heinous Trumpcare bill and encouraging citizens to speak out. An excerpt: I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party. Still, I hope that our Senators, many of whom […]

Kenbro (Open Thread)

Mattel released a diverse line of Ken dolls, including one with a man bun. This spawned a few memes: I’m especially fond of the “Infinite Jest” one. If I had a dime for every time… Anyhoo, kids today got it easy. When I was a child, we had to make do with stuffy old standard […]