Category Archives: Media

If the Cohen allegations are true, POTUS* conspired to violate federal campaign law and to hide it from the American people

By ann summers     Neal Katyal’s op-ed in the NY Times spells it out clearly. Trump has been so used to working without accountability as a private citizen especially with respect to covering up his numerous dalliances, that he … Continue reading

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disinformation as misinformation and malinformation also involves framing

By ann summers Excellent Mother Jones article on disinformation that offers an opportunity to remind us that the interpretive tools are there, but they get misused or disused. Disinformation is false information that is deliberately created with the intent to … Continue reading

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a bored Trump now wants to replace the FBI building in DC

By ann summers Lord Dampnut is now more Master Builder than baiter, considering the lack of adult entertainment at the WH. As if chocolate cake and 134 days of golf weren’t enough, the unhingery continues with Trump indulging himself with … Continue reading

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like Trotsky opening up a taco truck in front of Trump’s Walk of Fame star.

  By ann summers The millennials’ remake of “up from socialism” might be embodied in the call to “Abolish ICE”.  The question is for whose cause is it more effective. If one believed in the lessons of GOP marketing, “Abolish ICE” has … Continue reading

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Trump thinks Montenegro will start WW III because it’s “aggressive”

By ann summers Trump implied that Montenegro – NATO’s newest member, which joined last year – is an aggressive place which may drag America into World War III. Trump in his current “wouldn’t” mode, winds up taking the Russian position … Continue reading

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in #TrumpRussia, there’s too much there, there, beyond Trump’s lies

By ann summers Tom Nichol’s extended tweet thread of responses to Jonathan Chait’s article on Trump the Russian asset has now come out as a piece in Politico. Beginning with Jonathan Chait’s original article and the various responses, Nichols’ piece … Continue reading

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Will Cohen suck on Trump’s Lemon, or does Helsinki meet mean that 45* must talk to his boss first

By ann summers The week begins with network interviews of Michael Cohen as he hectors Trump to pay his legal tab (or at least task Kushner to find a Qatari willing to forgo that new stable of Lambos or a Russian … Continue reading

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Darn them ‘vituperative’ critics of Lord Dampnut, The 4th Estate is ‘shocked’ at the incivility

By ann summers The contagion of incivility: President Trump says undocumented immigrants want to “infest” the United States. His critics respond with vituperative words of their own. https://t.co/S6CgmiuhdQ — NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) June 21, 2018   Mr. Trump’s coarse discourse … Continue reading

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“look at that view, wouldn’t that make a great condo?” Trump sells a North Korean time share

By ann summers Trump in his continuing nouveau vulgarianism pulled a real estate sales stunt at the Singapore summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, showing an iPad video that crudely references the classic DPRK propaganda film series Nation and Destiny Singapore … Continue reading

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Putin place or Put in place. Trump’s interest conflicts because conflicts interest him.

By ann summers Trump tried to claim the government can’t walk and chew gum, but fails three days later at getting a Temporary Restraining Order in an attempt to isolate Cohen raid booty. Darned irony for a guy who has … Continue reading

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