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  • Trump hits Fox News for 'wasting airtime' with coverage of Buttigieg

    05/19/2019 4:06:34 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 68 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 5/19/19 | BY RACHEL FRAZIN
    President Trump on Sunday criticized Fox News, accusing the network of "wasting airtime" over its coverage of South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and other Democratic 2020 contenders. "Hard to believe that @FoxNews is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him," he wrote, referring to Buttigieg and the Fox News host. Fox News is scheduled to host a town hall with Buttigieg on Sunday night. Trump: "They forgot the people who got them there. Chris Wallace said, 'I actually think, whether you like his opinions or not, that Mayor Pete has a lot of substance...fascinating...
  • Biden’s Fading, Beto’s Flailing, and DeBlasio’s Just Wasting Everyone’s Time

    05/16/2019 4:59:49 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 47 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update, Part II (Because The Campaign Never Ends) I know it’s a repugnant subject, but let’s talk Democrat politics this morning. – First, we’ve had Irish Bob O’Rourke re-boot his failed campaign this week, and boy what a massive fail that has been. As part of his “reintroduction to America”, he live-streamed himself having a haircut and massage! I swear I do not make this stuff up.: Oh, he also appeared with the four nagging, substance-devoid shrews on The View, which I suppose meant that Tuesday’s episode of The View actually featured five nagging, substance-devoid shrews. There, he...
  • Washington Post: U.S. WWII Heroes Were Evil Because They Were ‘Racists’

    05/06/2019 2:22:14 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 54 replies
    The Lid ^ | 5/2/19 | Warner Todd Hudson
    The Washington Post is discounting America’s win in World War Two because American forces were all “racists.” I guess that we now have to delete America’s part in World War Two from the history books to suit liberal sensibilities just like we are erasing statues to military people all across the nation. The attack on the Allied Forces in WWII came in an idiotic liberal article with the unwieldy title of, “Allied leaders were anti-Nazi, but not anti-racist. We’re now paying the price for their failure.” The article by a foaming-at-the-mouth lib named John Broich — who claims to be...
  • VIDEO: Wayne LaPierre's Intern vs Beto O'Rourke's Road Manager

    05/16/2019 9:21:28 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 16, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO A brief look at two very interesting people: Wayne LaPierre's intern and Beto O'Rourke's road manager. This video also includes an historical film clip of Louisiana Governor Huey Long's typist.
  • Greeny, Hairy and Creepy

    05/16/2019 4:40:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-16-19 | MOTUS
    Can this possibly be true – Mayor de Blasio is throwing in with the gang that can’t shoot straight?  With all the fools and knaves running for Democratic presidential nominee the odds of winning are nearly as good as winning the lottery. Even at that Mayor de Blasio is a long, long shot. Or as the New York Post said: “If you’re not laughing, then you don’t know Bill de Blasio like we know Bill de Blasio.” They proceed to explain the joke: He is both incompetent and crooked; oblivious and arrogant. He won his current job in a fluke...
  • Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' [tr]

    05/15/2019 3:35:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14, 2019 | Sam Dorman
    Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launch earlier in 2019. O'Rourke specifically indicated he regretted saying he "sometimes" raised his son, and that his Vanity Fair cover "reinforced" the perception that he was privileged. When co-host Joy Behar asked if he thought the Vanity Fair cover looked "elitist," O'Rourke nodded his head.
  • 'Genuine' AOC would be Dems' best bet against Trump; O'Rourke reset was 'dumbest' move: pollster

    05/15/2019 2:59:27 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14 2019 | Danielle Wallace
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., would be her party's best bet against President Trump in 2020 -- if only she were eligible to run for president. That was the observation of pollster Frank Luntz on Tuesday night during an appearance on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle." Luntz told host Laura Ingraham that 29-year-old Ocasio-Cortez has a "genuine" quality that most of the Democrats seeking the party's presidential nomination seem to lack.
  • Beto O’Rourke plans ‘reintroduction’ as 2020 buzz fizzles

    05/11/2019 9:23:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 11, 2019 | Will Weissert and Steve Peoples
    Beto O’Rourke barreled into the 2020 presidential race with breakneck energy and a fly-by-the-seat-of-his-pants campaign style that saw him leap atop tables to address overflow crowds with the organic, off-the-cuff candor that had made him a Texas sensation. But since his mid-March campaign launch, the buzz surrounding the former congressman has evaporated. Competing in a massive field of Democratic White House hopefuls, O’Rourke has sagged in the polls. He’s made few promises that resonated or produced headline-grabbing moments, instead driving around the country meeting with voters at mostly small events. In a tacit recognition that this approach isn’t working, O’Rourke...
  • Beto O'Rourke blames climate change for the crisis at the Mexican border

    05/10/2019 12:18:58 PM PDT · by detective · 28 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 10, 2019 | Emily Larsen
    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said climate change is a reason so many Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. "These storms, these floods, the historic wildfires that we saw in California, the droughts through which our farmers in Texas attempt to persist to grow the food and the fiber that feeds and clothes not just this country but the world, are going to be exponentially worse going forward," O'Rourke, a former Texas congressman who represented El Paso, said at a campaign stop Thursday in Salem, N.H. “There were 400,000 apprehensions at our border with Mexico last year. As...
  • Pence calls for Omar to be removed from House Foreign Affairs committee

    05/10/2019 11:18:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 103 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 10, 2019 | Tal Axelrod
    Vice President Pence renewed his calls on Friday for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) to be removed from her post on the House Foreign Affairs Committee over her comments about Israel and Venezuela. “Ilhan Omar has made statements, anti-Semitic comments against our most cherished ally, Israel, that ought to be rejected by every American," Pence said in an interview on Fox News. "And frankly the fact that very recently, she’s been trying to blame the United States of America for the deprivation and the poverty brought on by the dictatorship in Venezuela tells me … Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has no place...
  • Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’

    05/10/2019 2:12:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 09 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    SALEM, N.H. – They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far. Asked by Fox News this week if he agreed with the U.S. senator from New Jersey, O’Rourke answered, “I don’t know that we need to take the additional step of licensing every single firearm to every single owner. I think that may be too far.”
  • DEMS ARE TOO WHITE AND NERDY FOR 2020 (Weird Al Parody)

    05/06/2019 8:04:29 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 6 replies
    Funny video using Weird Al's "White and Nerdy" song. Guess it proves that the Democrats truly are still the party of rich white men.
  • Adam Sandler Brings Opera Man Back To ‘SNL,’ Takes Aim At 2020 Dems

    05/05/2019 8:45:34 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 65 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/05/2019 | Virginia Kruta
    After addressing a few of the other stories of the day — from “Game of Thrones” to the Kentucky Derby — Opera Man turned to politics. “Kamala, Gillibrand, Klobuchar, Warren,” he sang. “They have slim chance-o, they no wear pants-o.” “Cory, Pete and Beto, will have to wait-o … here we go again! 70-year-old men,” he ended with an image showing Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden. He then focused in on Biden and recent complaints about him respecting peoples’ personal space, singing, “gropa, gropa, sniffa, sniffa, young or old-a, makes no diffa.” The actor...
  • The Latest: O'Rourke repeats calls to impeach Trump

    05/05/2019 3:25:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 5, 2019 | AP
    emocratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is repeating his calls to impeach President Donald Trump and drawing a distinction between himself and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who's declining any rush to proceedings. The former Texas congressman spoke with reporters on Sunday after a town hall at a former livestock auction space in rural Shenandoah, Iowa. O'Rourke said special counsel Robert Mueller's report makes impeachment more necessary than ever. He said "proceedings in the House ensure that more of these facts come to light, ensure that the Senate can make a very informed decision about this president."
  • Beto O'Rourke Makes a Mess While Trying to Split the Climate Change Baby

    05/02/2019 5:11:46 PM PDT · by floridadaily · 33 replies
    FloridaDaily.com ^ | 5/2/2019 | Mike Huckabee
    Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke claims to believe that “climate change is the greatest threat we face.” So why is he proposing such a paltry response to this supposedly existential threat?
  • Kamala Harris Sticks the Landing

    05/01/2019 11:12:28 PM PDT · by Rabin · 17 replies
    ATLANTIC ^ | May 1, 2019 | Russell Berman
    Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, and Cory Booker haven’t exactly caught fire. All lagging, struggling to break through visa v, Biden, Bernie, and Pbuttig… Kamala really took advantage. Grandstanding was sorta brief, then squirted off, “has… anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that you open an investigation of anyone? Yes or no?"? Senate / House “hearings” are 歌舞伎 (Kaboki)
  • Commentary: It’s Not ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome,’ It’s a Fever-Fueled Effort to ‘Fundamentally ..

    04/30/2019 8:33:51 AM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    tennesseestar.com ^ | 4/29/2019 | Karen McQuillen
    The Democrats’ behavior after 2016 is not mass delusion or mass hysteria or Trump Derangement Syndrome, or any of the other psychobabble explanations that dominate our political commentary. My first career was as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and I am not impressed with spraying around clinical terms as a substitute for looking at what is in front of us. Trump Derangement Syndrome is a colorful description for political behavior. It is not an analysis of what causes it. Under Barack Obama, ordinary Democrats became enamored of the narrative that they were the Good People, hence entitled to crush anyone in their...
  • New Poll Reveals Double Digit Difference Between Sanders and Biden

    04/30/2019 7:00:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 92 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Joe Biden has emerged as the frontrunner among Democrats, who overwhelmingly support the former vice president more than Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). According to a new CNN/SRSS poll released Tuesday morning, 39 percent of Democrats surveyed favor Biden while Sanders drew support of 15 percent of Democrats—a 24-point difference. Biden and Sanders are the only two Democratic candidates whose support was in the double digits, the poll showed. The next candidates to pull in the strongest numbers were Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 8 percent and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 7 percent. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke had...
  • Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change

    04/29/2019 10:55:25 PM PDT · by Texan4Life · 87 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/30/2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that civilization has only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is taken on climate change.
  • Buttigieg, Booker turn down invite to Iowa Christian conservatives group

    04/29/2019 11:59:15 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 17 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 4-29-2019 | Josh Lederman and Vaughn Hillyard
    Pete Buttigieg and Cory Booker are turning down an invitation to an Iowa conservative Christian group’s summit, joining Beto O’Rourke, who had previously said he wouldn’t attend. Bob Vander Plaats, an influential social conservative leader in Iowa who runs the group The Family Leader, had told NBC News previously that he was inviting the Democratic candidates for president to have a discussion around faith and unity in July. The invitation, he said, comes as a number of Democrats this year have been speaking about their faith on the campaign trail. But Booker, the New Jersey senator, tweeted Monday that although...