It's been a question for quite some time whether or not Donald Trump was violating Americans' First Amendment rights by blocking them on Twitter. Like so many bullies, Trump has exceedingly thin skin, and has a habit of blocking people who mock or disagree with him. Today, a judge ruled that he is violating the rights of the blocked.Read More
It'll be titled, appropriately, "Shade."
"Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual juxtapositions-with Pete Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama given new power and meaning when framed by tweets, headlines, quotes, and other material from the first 500 days of the Trump administration."Read More
(and Trump was super weird about Gates' daughter)
"Both times he wanted to know the difference between HIV and HPV and so I was able to explain that those are things that are rarely confused with each other."Read More
What a time to be alive
Some Other Ridiculous Awards to Go With Donald Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize Nomination by House Republicans
So much winning!
Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by eighteen House Republicans for his "work" in North Korea. The effort is spearheaded by Rep. Luke Messer (R-Ind.), who wrote in the nomination letter that “President Trump’s peace through strength policies are working and bringing peace to the Korean peninsula. We can think of no one more deserving of the Committee’s recognition in 2019 than President Trump for his tireless work to bring peace to our world.”Read More
What Was Trump Up to While the Media Was Busy Clutching Their Pearls Over Michelle Wolf’s WHCD Speech?
If you guessed it has something to do with racism & xenophobia, congratulations, you win and we all lose.
While the vast majority of news outlets were busy analyzing whether or not Wolf should apologize for insults she never made about Sarah Huckabee Sanders' appearance and ignoring all of the salient points she actually did make about the media's complicity in Trump's eroding of the free press (not to mention Flint's continuing lack of clean water), what was Trump himself up to?Read More
Things We Saw Today: Man Kicked Out of a Bar for Wearing a MAGA Hat Tried to Claim Trump Is His Religion
The judge didn't agree.
A man kicked out of a bar for refusing to remove his MAGA hat sued for discrimination. The judge said nope.Read More
"I don’t have shame," Daniels told Penthouse. "You can’t bully me."Read More
Just because someone tells jokes for a living, it doesn't mean they don't take these things seriously.Read More
Trump Tweeted “Mission Accomplished” After Syria Airstrikes, Seems to Have No Knowledge of History or Memes
The United States, France, and Britain launched joint strikes on Syria last night. The strikes were intended to punish Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for his suspected use of chemical weapons on civilians. Then the President of the United States used a phrase that should make everyone cringe and wince in unison.Read More
Stormy Daniels Doesn’t Have to Take the “Me Too” Label, But She’s Describing the Exact Culture We’re All Fighting Against
Stormy Daniels doesn't have to embrace the solidarity that, for many, comes from giving a name to a movement. That is 100% her decision. But that doesn't change the fact that when telling her story, she is describing the culture that has allowed sexual abuse, harassment, coercion, and so many other forms of misconduct to fester.Read More
Playing nice with the "fake news media?" Being self-deprecating? We have trouble imagining Trump at the traditional Gridiron Club dinner.Read More
Also, about that whole "arm teachers" plan...
Yesterday night's Last Week Tonight was all about Trump's continued attempts to perform empathy, Donald Trump Jr.'s visit to India, and finally, the current state of Italy as the country holds an election for a new prime minister.Read More
Trump supporters are mocking Olympic athletes who criticize Trump.Read More
John Oliver Explains What Makes the Parkland School Shooting Different in Return of Last Week Tonight
Last Week Tonight was back last night, and host John Oliver began with the tragedy that's been on everyone's mind: the Parkland, Florida school shooting.Read More
Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits will hang in the National Portrait Gallery's "America's Presidents" exhibition, reminding America of a time when its White House had class and kindness.Read More
When you read a truly perfect description, you just know you'll never be able to unsee it.Read More
"I think my voice should have been heard then, and I'll still fight for it to be heard now. Americans are really upset with politics as usual, and I want to be a voice for them."Read More
The Philadelphia Eagles celebrated their Super Bowl victory last night, but many players will not be celebrating that win at the White House this yearRead More
Ivanka Trump Says Black History Month Is About “All Americans” & That Went Over About as Well as You’d Expect
Ivanka Trump couldn't even get ONE DAY into Black History Month without pandering to the All Live Matter base who feel left out when a thing isn't designed specifically for them.Read More