Entries by Betty Cracker

NYT Op-Ed from “Resistance Inside the Trump Admin”

Y’all have to go read this right now. A “senior official in the Trump Administration” wrote an op-ed that was just published in The Times. An excerpt: President Trump is facing a test to his presidency unlike any faced by a modern American leader. It’s not just that the special counsel looms large. Or that […]

Kavanaaaaaah Hearings Day 2 (Open Thread)

I’m not watching this nonsense, but here’s the CSPAN YouTube livestream if anyone’s interested: Last clip I saw, Graham was meeping apologies at Kavanaugh for his daughters’ having to witness yesterday’s spectacle. Boo-to-the-fucking-hoo. At least Kavanaugh still has his complete complement of children, unlike the man whose hand he refused to shake yesterday. Also, Senator […]

“Fear” and Loathsome in the West Wing

So, excerpts of Bob Woodward’s book about the Trump White House, “Fear,” were published at The Post a while ago. Woodward claims there’s been an “an administrative coup d’etat,” describing aides swiping papers off Trump’s desk and ignoring outbursts so he doesn’t precipitate World War III or crash the global economy in a fit of […]

Kava-nope (Open Thread)

Just called both of my senators to urge them to vote against Trump’s wingnut SCOTUS nominee. I feel confident that Rubio will vote YES and Nelson will vote NO and Kavanaugh will be confirmed anyway. That’s what happens when people 1) don’t vote, 2) are prevented from voting, or 3) consider their franchise a form […]