Trump’s plan with his crazy followers online and even offline is pretty simple. Tell lies, float conspiracy theories, never retract, and his rabid base will repeat them as gospel ever after. It works like a charm.
He loves the retweets. It lets him signal white supremacists, racists, and lunatics that he’s on their side while maintaining some faux ignorance the media largely lets him get away with. But he didn’t just retweet this conspiracy theory, he also spoke about with George Stephanopoulos this morning.
He doesn’t know if Marco Rubio is a citizen. You know, because he isn’t white. So … papers, please.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES . Donald Trump appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night on ABC, and both made and sparked news. For one thing, he challenged Senator Bernie Sanders to a debate. Shortly afterward, Bernie accepted the challenge and Tweeted about it, saying “game on.” From CBS: Kimmel asked Trump if he’d be willing to debate Sanders, given that Hillary Clinton had turned | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Walker campaign refugee and theoretical Trump “establishment” bona fides-boosting Rick Wiley is out at the Trump campaign. Wiley was part of the crew brought on by Paul Manafort to make Donald Trump legit and establishment-friendly. There have been several such rebranding efforts for the Donald in the last many weeks, all of them huge flops as the candidate continues | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES From the diaries … The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) released a staff report titled, “How Mismanagement and Political Interference Squandered $305 Million Federal Taxpayer Dollars.” The report details findings from the Committee’s year-long investigation into the collapse of Cover Oregon that included the review of over 170,000 pages of emails and reports. Cover | Read More »