An adviser to a Republican being recruited for a marquee congressional race in 2018 said the president’s behavior was concerning. “I’d be a fool if I said it wasn’t causing us at least a little heartburn,” this individual said. “I mean, seriously, when is this shit going to stop?”
People have been saying for months that establishment Republicans had decided that they’d let Trump do almost literally anything as long as he agreed to sign a big tax cut and help repeal Obamacare. And now McConnell, faced with the ultimate consequence of this moral desertion, is happy to say it out loud.
One more otherwise decent person who’s been splattered by the gold plated shit stream.
We’ve got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent trying to understand a guy whose thoughts are often just six fireflies beeping randomly in a jar.
Stavvi Minòs orribilmente, e ringhia.
If you don’t follow @MerriamWebster on Twitter, you’re only cheating yourself. Via Axios
The Merriam-Webster Twitter account has been trolling Trump since the primaries. Just this morning, the account tweeted, “The phrase ‘priming the pump’ dates to the early 19th century,” after Trump claimed to have thought of the phrase himself during an interview with the Economist.
He fired the person investigating a real threat to election integrity, and set up a probe of an imaginary threat, Waldman said.