Category: Trumpery

Understanding Trump's tweets with a little help from Hamlet

  “I am but mad north-north-west.”  [Hamlet, Act II Scene 2]   What we all should require is that Trump gets more rest. For a man of his age at least ten hours is best. If he got up at eight And the tweets had to wait, His thinking might not be so north by... Read more »

Russians are having an Arctic blast with Trump

  “Stock market is soaring No prizes for guessing which country was most enthusiastic about Donald Trump’s victory Wednesday. The Russian stock market was the world’s second-best performer of the day (right behind Switzerland’s market). Stocks surged in the hopes that the new president-elect will lift the sanctions that President Barack Obama imposed on Russia... Read more »

Is Donald Trump the Antichrist?

  “As to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we beg you, brothers and sisters, not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as though from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord is... Read more »

In this digital age, the perfect salute to the president-elect, cathartically speaking

  I have a response when Trump raises his thumbs. It’s not dignified, kind, or polite. It would be offensive to him and his chums. But somehow, I think, it is right.

Is the biggest moon since 1948 a reaction to the election?

  Is the supermoon shining tonight What the cosmos is thinking of  Trump? On reflection is our solar light Showing him its contempt with its  rump?  

Deplorable is the right word for the insiders who run Trump's campaign

Alex Jones, conspiracy theorist and Trump zealot   I’ve a question for Trump and  I’ll ask it. Why does your campaign blow a  gasket When it’s said  Alex Jones, And his legion of clones, And the clown from Breitbart’s  in your basket?    

Dr. Trump's "medical team" won't give Hillary a clean bill of health

“Fox ‘News’ crack team of physicians joined Sean Hannity to natter about Hillary Clinton’s health and whether the right-wing crazies who claim her health is bad were onto anything. This is your daily reminder of the Fox Effect. It begins on the wingnut sites and social media, when someone dredges up something from the past... Read more »

Trump takes his campaign to Israel

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka converted to Judaism before her marriage (AFP/File) “Trump is not the most popular figure in the Middle East with his talk of banning Muslims from the US and linking refugees to attacks in Europe. But in the predominantly Jewish state of Israel, The Republican party is now recruiting Americans who reside... Read more »

Labelling Obama "Founder of Isis," Mr. Trump, is not 'sarcasm'. It's a downright lie.

“Trump has also labeled his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, as ‘co-founder’ or ‘most valuable player’ of the terror group, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL.   That, of course, isn’t true — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State, is thought to have shaped the terror group into its current form — and Friday morning, Trump blasted... Read more »

No, Mr. Trump, hiring workers is not the same as dying in defense of your country.

  “Pressed by Stephanopoulos to name the sacrifices he’d made for his country, Trump said: ‘I think I’ve made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard. I’ve created thousands and thousands of jobs, tens of thousands of jobs, built great structures. I’ve had tremendous success. I think I’ve done a lot.'”  []  ... Read more »