After Contradicting Own WH on FISA Act, Trump Reverses: ‘We Need It! Get Smart!’

President Donald Trump appears to have accidentally opposed the official White House position in support of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act after he followed the lead of a Fox & Friends segment that was critical of the law. Trump sent out this tweet Thursday morning: “House votes on controversial FISA ACT today.” This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the … [Read more...]

Twitter Nukes The Federalist for Publishing Hot Take Defending Roy Moore: ‘Vote For the Child Molester’

The conservative opinion site The Federalist published one of their all-time hot-takes this morning as a contributor advocated for supporting Roy Moore even if the allegations of child molestation and sexual assault are true. “If elected, Moore would join the ranks of other undignified politicians who have been liars and fornicators. I have a 14-year-old daughter. If I caught him doing what … [Read more...]

Federalist Contributor: Republicans ‘Should’ Vote For Roy Moore Even if Allegations of Molestation True

Conservative opinion website The Federalist published a piece today telling readers they “should” vote for accused child molester Roy Moore — even if Republican voters acknowledge that the allegations against the GOP Senate candidate are true. Tully Borland, the author of the piece, is a professor at Ouachita Baptist University, a self-described “superhero against the dark … [Read more...]

Snopes Botches Fact-Check by Misrepresenting a Trump-Supporter’s Claim

The fact-checking website Snopes seems to have forgotten that the state of Louisiana has experienced other flooding incidents besides Hurricane Katrina. In a botched myth-busting endeavor, Snopes attempted to clear-up the internet claim that Barack Obama was president when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. Obviously, this claim is ludicrous, as Obama did not become president until 2009 and the … [Read more...]

WH Photo Claiming Trump Witnessed Harvey ‘First Hand’ Shows the President Staring at a Screen

This is the best photo they could find for “witnessing first hand” — Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) August 31, 2017 After Donald Trump claimed he witnessed the “horror and devastation” of Harvey “first hand” in Texas, a photo was posted to his Instagram account that shows the president staring at a screen with a map — an exact … [Read more...]

Focus Group With Trump Voters Savages President on MSNBC: ‘We All Knew He Was a Nut’

“Contemptible,” “crazy,” and “we all knew he was a nut” are the words a Pittsburg, Pennsylvania focus group used to describe President Donald Trump — including a few of his voters. A room of Americans who supported Trump, Hillary Clinton, and a third-party candidate in the election tore into the president’s performance during his over eight months in … [Read more...]