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Trump Proves Again He's Not Fit for Office

Trump Proves Again He’s Not Fit for Office
Wednesday’s news conference made little sense and was full of denials, lies and deflections. We should stop expecting anything else.

(Bloomberg) Even with everything going on, I can't let Donald Trump’s Wednesday news conference go. It was … something.

I will give credit to Trump for holding a post-election news conference. He’s now doing these events regularly, and that’s a good thing. The downside is that he used the occasion to demonstrate once again that he’s simply not fit for the office he holds.

The president showed he is fully committed to calling the Republican defeat in the midterms a glorious victory. Spin is one thing; saying that a party that lost its House majority, six or seven governorships and more than 300 state legislative seats had actually won something “very close to complete victory” is either insulting to his audience or delusional or both. ...... (more)


Republicans elected two people under indictment.....

.... open white supremacists and a dead man.

Says all you need to know about 21st century Republicanism.

Florida result sux, but it reminded me of this funny Chris Rock show bit...


Democrats rebuilt their 'blue wall' in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisc. It's a big deal for 2020

CNN) President Donald Trump demolished the "blue wall" in the Great Lakes region two years ago. On Tuesday night, Democrats rebuilt it.

The party's candidates won races for governor and the Senate in the three states that delivered Trump the presidency -- Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Democrats padded their new House majority in the suburbs of Philadelphia and Detroit, while Milwaukee delivered the surge they needed to finally, on their fourth try, beat Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

The Democratic victories set the stage for a 2020 battle royale in the three states that could decide the presidency. ...... (more)


You Can't Fix Stupid

In a series of interviews conducted by the New York Times, female Trump voters attending his rallies across the country continued to stand behind the embattled president, believing he is doing a terrific job.

With Trump boasting how well he did with female voters in 2016 — without noting that he only did well with white women — the Times set out to see how his support is holding up with women who voted for him as polls show women fleeing the GOP over him.

According to Joan Philpott, 69, who attended a Trump rally in Missouri, the president still strikes a chord with her.

“He understands why we’re angry and he wants to fix it,” she said. “He wants to protect this country, and he wants to keep it safe, and he wants to keep it free of invaders and the caravan and everything else that’s going on.” ....... (more)


Macomb County clerk suggested fecal-eating worms for office toilets

(Detroit Free Press) Macomb County's ousted clerk, Karen Spranger, once suggested installing toilets over holes in the floor containing fecal eating worms as a way to add more bathrooms to a county building without having to run additional plumbing.

That was among the odd, and sometimes outright bizarre, revelations that came out in depositions taken in a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed against Spranger by two of her former top deputies, who she fired within months of appointing them.........(more)


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