Category: Trump spin

Poll shows Trump is no Lincoln. Not even a Ford.

    “Newt Gingrich recently told Sean Hannity: ‘I think the person whose situation is the most like President Trump’s was Abraham Lincoln.’ A poster for a new pro-Trump documentary includes a facial portrait with Lincoln’s features on one side, Trump’s on the other. And the 45th president has suggested more than once that his popularity exceeds that... Read more »

Trump does an impression of Neville Chamberlain

    No one wants war with the mad North Korean. But did Trump have to praise him to please him? It reminds me  of Chamberlain’s futile attempt To give Hitler some land to appease him.          

Deflecting Conor Lamb's victory through partisan lenses

Trump Says a Democrat Won in Pennsylvania Because He’s ‘Like Trump’  [The Atlantic]   In red Pennsylvania the Dems got a  win. But not if you swallow  the GOP spin. Though Lamb ran as a Dem, He’s in fact one of them, And because he is Trump-like is why he got in.    
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Can Trump's base handle this whopper: It wasn't him on the Access Hollywood tape?

    “Donald Trump has resolutely refused to withdraw his support from Senate candidate Roy Moore, even in the wake of the sexual harassment and assault accusations leveled against Moore—and the unflattering comparisons many have drawn between descriptions of Moore’s behavior and the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Trump himself bragged that, because he... Read more »

Trump introduces Kelly with his typical hyperbole

  “In a meeting with his Cabinet after Monday’s swearing-in, Trump predicted Kelly will go down as “one of the greatest ever” chiefs of staff.”  [npr.org]   Trump says Kelly will be quite spectacular; Though I wouldn’t take this as oracular. He said this of Flynn And the rest he put  in. It’s his normal... Read more »

Trump looks at job growth through a self-serving prism

“We may assume President Trump is quite pleased with the strong jobs report from his first full month in office: He retweeted the Drudge Report’s triumphant ‘GREAT AGAIN’ framing of the numbers Friday morning, after touting employment figures released by payroll firm ADP earlier in the week.Not so long ago, however, Trump’s view of the monthly jobs report,... Read more »
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Steeling the XL pipeline: Just another Trump lie

“Despite President Donald Trump’s promises, it looks like the Keystone XL pipeline won’t have to be made out of American steel after all.”  [cnn.com]   Trump says he is good at the art of the deal. It is  after all at the core of his spiel. But we all realize That he deals in lies... Read more »

In retaliation, Trump "photobombs" Senator Schumer

“We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite!”  [Trump tweet]     On a visit to New York in 2003, Putin was photographed liberally. Now Trump in bad humor Is attacking Chuck Schumer For a picture with Putin the world did see.   “Schumer fired... Read more »

The brain turds of Kellyanne Conway

  Kellyanne  thinks  she can peddle the bull And over our eyes just keep pulling the wool. She changes each topic Like she’s gyroscopic And dumps in each interview piles of  stool.  
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