Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (DumpTrumper Josh Tetrick Edition)

Latest in an endless series from our All Those Dollars and No Sense desk When last we visited these precincts, a guy named Tom Blair ran a full-page four-color ad in the Times looking for the next Benjamin Franklin to run … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Ben Carson Headscratcher Edition)

Former presidential hopeful/book salesman Ben Carson has long been the gaffe that keeps on giving, and now we can add this beauty to the collection. From a Politico piece today with the headline “Carson says Trump knows judge attack was wrong”: … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is So Desperate, He’s ‘Deputy’ Dogging Me

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (R-Jesus Loves You and I Might Too) has offered to make us a Deputy Delegate to the Republican National Convention in exchange for a modest donation to his campaign. … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is So Desperate for Delegates, He’s Recruiting Me

Imagine our surprise when the hardworking staff received an email from GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (R-Come to Jesus) that began this way: Friend, As one of my closest supporters — I wanted to send a note to say thank … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Fact-Free Donald Trump Edition)

From our Department of Redundancy department This week’s cover story in New York magazine, Gabriel Sherman’s Operation Trump, contains this priceless, factually challenged quote from the GOP’s Hair Apparent (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s New York Playbook): Trump is cheap, … Continue reading

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Kasich’s Attack Ad Makes Him Look Worse Than His Target

Obviously, Donald Trump is contagious. How else to explain this through-the-looking-glass TV spot from pro-John Kasich Super PAC New Day for America attacking Ted Cruz?     Seriously? Very much so, according to FishbowlDC: “When will it end?” you ask yourself. … Continue reading

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Enough with the GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Nonsense

Seriously? Plug “GOP Sophie’s Choice” into the Googletron and you get this. Representative sample from the Boston Herald: Latest Donald Trump win creates a GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Donald Trump’s stirring primary victories in South Carolina and New Hampshire are a … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do for Donald Trump in WMD Rumpus?

Apparently nothing. After GOP Hair Apparent Donald Trump (R-Donald Trump) jumped the snark in his Republican presidential primary debate comments last week about George W. Bush, 9/11, and WMDs, former somebody Scott Brown (R-Scott Brown) – who fashioned himself a New Hampshire kingmaker … Continue reading

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Campaign Symbolism 101: Donald Trump’s Emergency Landing

It turns out Donald Trump lost altitude in more than just the Iowa caucuses this week. Exhibit A: Mechanical troubles forced Trump Force One to make an emergency landing in Tennessee on Wednesday. From ABC’s The Note: Donald Trump’s Private … Continue reading

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The Paranoid Style in American Politics (2016 Edition)

In an interview on NBC’s Today show before his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama talked to Matt Lauer about the Donald Trumpa Lumpa craze (around 3:55).     Trump’s a little nuts graf: The message that … Continue reading

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