I’ve mentioned before that my grandma morphed from a sweet (if conservative) little old church lady into a frothing rage-bot due to toxic exposure to Fox News…and how we used subterfuge and deception to combat that malign influence. Below the fold, the cartoon version of the story! Open thread!
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Low hanging synergy-fruit Ivanka Trump brought her women’s empowerment corporate cliché roadshow and shakedown fest to Saudi Arabia along with her embarrassing father. Unsurprisingly, real-life activists who are resisting the nightmarish autocracy in Saudi Arabia weren’t buying what the auto-tuned Trump was selling. Via WaPo: “All the women that Ivanka Trump met have a guardian,” […]
Had breakfast at a place we’ve wanted to try forever, but it was always too crowded until today. I had the shrimp and grits: So good! The shrimp were on the shrimpy side but fresh, well-seasoned and not overdone. They’d cut the grits up into wedges and fried them as if they were polenta (which […]
Here’s the view in my house right now: The electricity went out hours ago during a thunderstorm. So I’m just hanging out on a Friday night, aerating my fish tank with a snorkel. No Rachel Maddow. No binge-watching the new season of Kimmy Schmidt. Le sigh. Hope your evening is going better!
There were too many factors that contributed to the outcome of the 2016 election to identify just one overriding cause, IMO. You can count them off like stone weights of varying sizes that, combined, sunk the SS Clinton: sexism, racism, Russian interference, Comey’s overweening self-regard, the “change” election dynamic, a click-driven-Clinton-hating Beltway media, celebrity culture, […]
Steeplejack flagged an earlier comment from beloved commenter greennotGreen’s valiant sister: greennotGreen May 18, 2017 at 1:37 p.m. I like the title of this open thread [“Open Thread: Bon Voyage!”] for my message. My wonderful, generous, loving sister, greennotGreen, has moved on to the next stage in her journey. I watched and held her hand […]
Published at The Washington Post this morning: The White House’s absolutely brutal night, in 6 headlines For any president, one of these headlines would be very bad news. For President Trump, they all came in a span of 12 hours: “Justice Department to appoint special counsel to oversee probe of Russian meddling in 2016 election” […]