Commentary with a little “News with a Twist“ Trump insinuates Justice Ginsburg’s granddaughter lied. Shocking? Not really. Donald Trump has attempted to cast doubt on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish, baselessly claiming a statement released by the supreme court justice’s family was written by Adam Schiff, Nancy Pelosi or Chuck Schumer, prominent Democrats in Congress.Continue reading “RBG’s last wish”
News with a Twist Competing today: President Donald John Trump (I)* and Attorney General William ‘Lower the Bar’ Barr (*Impeached) Welcome Around the Block readers to the latest edition of “Who’s the Biggest Nut-Case in the World?” Today, our reigning champion, the sitting President of the United States, Donald John Trump (I) will face challengerContinue reading “Who’s the Biggest Nut-Case in the World?”
Commentary Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman writes why she is chairing the new group Republicans and Independents for Biden Christine Todd Whitman is the national chairwoman of Republicans and Independents for Biden. She was the 50th governor of New Jersey and administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration during the Bush administration from 2001 to 2003. Governor Whitman wrote the Op-Ed,Continue reading “WHITMAN: It’s Time for ‘Republicans and Independents for Biden’”
Thwart Trump’s deviousness by helping to ensure voters get their ballots in early. How can that be facilitated? Since many voters wait to cast their votes until they see their newspaper’s endorsements, how about this: encourage newspapers to publish their endorsements as early as possible.
Even if Trump and his toadies knew what irony meant, they still wouldn’t get it!
All right folks, it’s time for another edition of “Who’s the Dumbest Republican Governor?”, hosted by a former dumb GOP governor, VP Mike Pence.
As Republicans seek to change the venue to renominate Trump, the real question is “Why do they want to renominate Trump?”
It’s probably hard to believe that a Trump presser in the Oval Office in which he railed about absentee ballots and voter fraud would remind me of growing up in Brooklyn. But it did…with a little “Around the Block – News with a Twist” imagination thrown in.
Today’s Around the Block concerns two recent headlines.
1. Jerusalem Post: “US asking Israel to eliminate China ties in sensitive areas.”
2. New York Times: “Chinese Ambassador Is Found Dead at Home in Israel
Note: An earlier version of this post went out to an email distribution. Due to popular demand, I am posting it on Around the Block as well.
As the administration scrambled to contain the Trump “drink disinfectant” advice (I think that’s called an “unforced error” in tennis…oh, wait, Trump’s a golfer, maybe he should get a “mulligan.” But I digress.), among the administration’s admonitions were these: