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It's amazing that one 30 year old photo can summarize a 24 hour news cycle in the year 2016



https://twitter.com/JoePerticone/status/705938454820081664

Trump Broke Debate Rules: He is so weak & stupid, he needed a "cheat sheet" -

Donald Trump consulted with his campaign manager during the first commercial break at Thursday night's Republican debate, violating ground rules from Fox News stating that candidates would not be allowed to have contact with their campaigns, rival campaign sources told CNNMoney.

Thursday night's debate in Detroit marked a new extreme, however, as Lewandowski went directly onto the stage to meet with Trump during the commercial break. As in previous debates, Fox News had explicitly informed the campaigns that candidates were not allowed to communicate with their campaign staff during commercial breaks, the sources said.

When Lewandowski was asked by Fox News staff to leave the stage, he refused to do so, according to a source at Fox News.

Lewandowski and Trump campaign spokesperson Hope Hicks did not respond to requests for comment.

Unable to get Lewandowski off the stage, Fox News representatives informed the other three campaigns that, because the Trump campaign had broken the rules, they too could consult with their candidates. Representatives from the Ted Cruz and John Kasich campaigns immediately made the trek to the backstage wings, while a senior adviser to Marco Rubio did so later.


http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/05/media/donald-trump-fox-debate-rules/index.html

Sad that killing her daughter wouldn't be sufficient---Trump would also have to kill her grandkids



http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/05/us/politics/donald-trump-republican-party.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

Rude Pundit: GOP deserves this: "A worthless sword fight between micropenises stretched to breaking"


.....the lowest point of the sad dick fight that was last night's debate was when Cruz, Kasich, and Rubio all pussied out and said, as Kasich put it,"I will support whoever is the Republican nominee for president."

And that's game fuckin' over right there. None of the other insults, slights, or attacks matter because who the fuck cares if you're gonna get in line with the rest of the Trump ass-kissers to plant your lips on his tangerine-peel butt cheeks.
None of the other three gave a shit, at the end of the day, that a wannabe war criminal, a fraud, a fake, and a fool would become the standard bearer of their party. No one had the guts to say, even, "Fuck him. I just won't vote," let alone, "I'd run as an independent against him."

So this debate is what the GOP deserves, a worthless sword fight between micropenises stretched to breaking so they can get in a few pathetic swats.


- See more at: http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/#sthash.X8XPm91G.dpuf

Can't make this stuff up: "Officer took the (O.J.) knife home & kept it...kept it for years."


http://www.tmz.com/2016/03/04/oj-simpson-knife-found-murders-nicole-brown/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

Bobby Jindal: President Obama Caused Trump by Being Too Intellectual and Mature

Former Louisiana governor and ex-presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal — fresh off leaving his state in such a disastrous condition that his own (Republican) former lieutenant governor calls his budget policy “mismanagement” and a “Ponzi scheme” — takes to The Wall Street Journal columns today to offer his own novel twist: Obama brought about Trump by being too darn calm and thoughtful.



“I believe that voters tend to act in open-seat presidential elections to correct for the perceived deficiencies of the incumbent,” argues Jindal, “After seven years of the cool, weak and endlessly nuanced ‘no drama Obama,’ voters are looking for a strong leader who speaks in short, declarative sentences.”

This is your fault, Democrats. If you had elected a red-faced, racist bullying lout as president, then Republicans would be reacting today by rallying around somebody who’s intellectual, humble, and non-abusive, and we’d all be in fine shape. But nooooooo. You had to nominate a wonkish, emotionally controlled law professor, forcing Republicans to turn to an unhinged racist reality-television star in response.

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/03/jindal-obama-caused-trump-by-being-too-mature.html?mid=twitter_dailyintelligencer#

CPAC: The hypocrisy never ends


https://twitter.com/EricBoehlert/status/705901734569320448?lang=en

"It's Turtles All The Way Down!"

A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. He described how the earth orbits around the sun and how the sun, in turn, orbits around the center of a vast collection of stars called our galaxy. At the end of the lecture, a little old lady at the back of the room got up and said: “What you have told us is rubbish. The world is really a flat plate supported on the back of a giant tortoise.” The scientist gave a superior smile before replying, “What is the tortoise standing on?” “You’re very clever, young man, very clever,” said the old lady. “But it’s turtles all the way down!”






http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/3/5/1495921/-Abbreviated-Pundit-Round-up-GOP-still-in-panic-mode-as-they-splinter#comment_60099095

Bruce Bartlett: I voted for Trump to destroy the GOP

I believe that Republicans made a deal with the devil in 2009 when they embraced the Tea Party, a populist group who were just mad as hell and weren't going to take it anymore. In Congress, the Tea Party has been aggressive in destroying all the norms that made it work for more than 200 years.

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Flush with such "victories," extremists of all shapes and sizes were attracted to the Tea Party ranks—Christian religious fanatics, gun nuts, anti-gay bigots, nativists opposed to all nonwhite immigrants, secessionists, conspiracy theorists and, of course, racists.

What binds them together is hatred. Hatred of government, yes, but also hatred of liberals, minorities, homosexuals, non-fundamentalist Christians, environmentalists, feminists, and many other groups.

Donald Trump, to his credit, figured this out instinctively and pandered to it brilliantly. He channeled the anger and hatred of many whites on the fringes of the economy and society who blame "others" for stagnant wages and other real problems that Republican gridlock in Washington has prevented legislative action on.

Trump understood that these people didn't so much want solutions to these problems as someone in power to acknowledge their existence and give voice to their frustrations.

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/04/i-voted-for-trump-to-destroy-the-gop-commentary.html

Whereupon, the Donald Raises the Dead.....

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