Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Donald Trump Didn’t Honor Ryan Owens. He Used Him.

This is really hard to write, because in no way do we wish to minimize the death of Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens, who was killed in Yemen on Jan. 29 in a raid President Donald Trump has said was highly successful. Except … Continue reading

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Real News Goes Full-Page Boogie at Donald Trump

Ever since Donald Trump became the tweeter-in-chief, the New York Times has been his favorite chew toy. Exhibit Umpteen (from yesterday):     But the Grey Lady is punching back. From yesterday’s Times:   Interestingly, nytimes.com/truth takes you to the subscription department, … Continue reading

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Trump Coat Holders Howie Carr, Bill Belichick Ascend to NYT

From our Late to the Party of Two desk As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town have dutifully noted, Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr is not only a charter member of the local Donald Trump fanboy club, he’s also a … Continue reading

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The Zero-Character Twitter Presidency

Donald J. Trump, America’s tweeter-in-chief, speaks in 140-character bursts. He also, to all appearances, thinks in 140-character bursts. But he acts with absolutely no character at all. Just consider one hour in the Twitter life of the man who purports … Continue reading

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Conservative Magazine Says ‘Bill Belichick for President!’

Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, The Weekly Standard has been a standard-bearing Dump Trump hardliner. But in the magazine’s October 17th issue, contributor Geoffrey Norman proposes an actual alternative. A Real Winner Come November, I’m writing in Bill Belichick Variations on the … Continue reading

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Regal Cinemas Is Screening Clinton v. Trump II – Free For All!

So the hardworking staff opened up the old emailbag yesterday and here’s what poured out. That More Details link lists over 200 Regal Cinemas nationwide and says this: Regal Cinemas is excited to offer voters, debate teams, political science classes, or … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Libertarian Presidential Candidate Edition)

From our Late to the Third Party desk In this forever series that features people with all those dollars and no sense, the adtracking staff has seen some deeply quixotic efforts to move – and move to action – New York Times readers. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Our First Cubist Presidential Candidate (Because He’s on Every Side of Every Issue)

Seriously, could Donald Trump be any more scattered in his policy positions? Handy clip ‘n’ save graphic, compliments of Garry Trudeau’s Doonesbury.     Now come the latest examples of Trump’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Exhibit A (via Mediaite), after Trump … Continue reading

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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés (‘Drudge Up’ Edition)

From our That’s Just Sad desk Every now and again the headscratching staff chronicles the mangled phrases of the differently clichéd among us and, man, they are legion. So here’s another roll call, dating back 12 months. • Last August, … Continue reading

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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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