The erroneousness of many allegations against Donald Trump, and the reckless abandon with which people make them, are symptomatic of the left’s broader failure to acknowledge that their actions and behavior are in any way responsible for his rise. -James Kirchick
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow joked Wednesday that if President-elect Donald Trump were to appear on her show, her first question would be whether he planned to send her “to a camp.” -Joe Concha
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer held back tears Sunday while denouncing President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees...
"Tears are running down the cheeks of the Statue of Liberty tonight as a grand tradition of America, welcoming immigrants, that has existed since America was founded, has been stomped upon," Schumer said in a statement.
Liberal, Character, Smears, Demagoguery
A chef at a Silicon Valley restaurant has put out the word that patrons wearing “Make America Great Again” baseball cap are not welcome in his establishment and will not be served.
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, who describes himself in his Twitter profile as a full-time dad, feminist, and atheist, is a chef-partner of the Wursthall restaurant in San Mateo, California. He called the red MAGA hats "symbols of intolerance and hate" comparable to a swastika or white hood.
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Funny, Crazy, Demagoguery
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) says that Donald Trump’s policy ideas will expose “billions world-wide to loss of life” and will “imperil the unique and fragile ecosystems that make the United States a wonder of the world.”
Election, Character, Crazy, Demagoguery, Academia, Trump
Professors at Columbia University want space to discuss their “distress” over Donald Trump’s election, saying they don’t know anyone who isn’t “chronically and deeply” upset by the result.
In a letter to Columbia President Lee Bollinger, professors Robert Pollack and Letty Moss-Salentijn, the co-chairs of the Columbia Faculty Affairs Committee, say Trump’s election has cast a “malaise that sits like a fog over Columbia” that not even George Orwell’s classic 1984 can adequately address.
“We know no one at Columbia who is not upset, chronically and deeply, since the election,” declare Pollack and Moss-Salentijn, who even go so far as to blame the result for recent student suicides.
Liberal, Character, Funny, Education, Demagoguery, Trump
An elite Upper East Side private school’s annual ice-skating party at Trump Wollman Rink in Central Park had to be canceled after parents refused to send their kids in protest of the president, sources said... Dalton’s PA president, LaMae DeJongh, declined to comment — but sources said the low attendance was due to rampant anti-Trump sentiment at the elite prep school, which boasts alumni such as CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
“I think it is completely insane,” said one Dalton parent who disagrees with the protest. “Like him or not, it feels like a strange place for New Yorkers to protest. And sad that kids now have no skating party.”
Maxine Waters: KKK are in Trump's Cabinet...
"This dishonorable human being who has the alt-right, and the KKK and everybody else inside his Cabinet!"
With Trump entering the Oval Office, hope is dead. Or worse, right now hope looks foolish... Our future looks bleak. There’s no way around it. -Amanda Marcotte, Slate
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Hate, Character, Racism, Demagoguery
Candidates aspiring to take over as chairman of the Democratic National Committee met Monday night to discuss what went wrong in 2016 and how to get the party back on track...
Another candidate said black Americans are now living with “justified fear” of being killed after Donald Trump was elected president. Raymond Buckley, the chairman for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, told a story about how, in the midst of “grieving” on Election Day, he received a call from his black niece, who feared for her life after Trump’s victory.
Trump Might Bring Back The Gas Chambers...
"The country made a mistake and I think the next mistake might very well be the gas chamber and what happened to Jews [under] Hitler is not too far from our door."
Martin O'Malley Compares Donald Trump
To Nazis and KKK
Now is not the time for reconciliation. Dietrich Bonhoeffer didn't reconcile with the Nazis. MLK didn't reconcile with the KKK. Now we fight pic.twitter.com/BoQNl0on1N— Martin O'Malley (@MartinOMalley) January 15, 2017
Liberal, Election, Funny, Racism, Brilliance, Oops, Crazy, Fear, Demagoguery, Tolerance, Stereotyping, Trump
A visit from a plumber left ThinkProgress senior editor Ned Resnikoff “rattled” due to fear that the plumber may have voted for Donald Trump. Resnikoff stated his fears in a November Facebook post, a screenshot of which is now making the rounds on the Internet... “He was a perfectly nice guy and a consummate professional,” Resnikoff shared. “But he was also a middle-aged white man with a southern accent who seemed unperturbed by this week’s news.”
“I have no real reason to believe he was a Trump supporter or an anti-Semite, but in my uncertainty I couldn’t shake the sense of potential danger,” he wrote. “I was rattled for some time after he left.”
Liberal Lectures Pro Trump Stranger
Gets Kicked Off Of Plane
“There was no discussion or escalation. It was her coming out of the gate swinging at me with insults,” he said.
“She said, ‘Shame on you and all of the cockroaches that supported him,’” Scott recounted. “She called me fat and she said, ‘f*** you.’”
About three minutes into the verbal assault, Scott pressed the record button on his cell phone. What he filmed has since gone viral.
“You pretend you have the moral high ground but you put that man’s finger on the nuclear button,” she said. “That man doesn’t believe in climate change. Do you believe in gravity? Did you know gravity is just a theory?”
Exasperated flight attendants tried to calm the hysterical woman – but she would not comply with their demands...
“I’m going to throw up right in your lap. You make me sick. Don’t talk to me. Don’t look at me. Don’t you dare even put your arm on that rest. You disgust me,” she reportedly told the bewildered Trump supporter.
Police were eventually summoned to remove the foul-mouthed woman from the jetliner as other passengers cheered and chanted, “USA, USA.”
Liberal, Election, Character, Funny, Education, Demagoguery, Academia, Arrogance, Trump
The children of two Talladega College graduates have decided to return their deceased parents’ Doctoral degrees because of the school marching band’s decision to play at Trump’s inauguration. Peter, Don, and Viki Rasmussen penned a letter to President Billy C. Hawkins to explain their decision, asserting that their parents would not want the degrees if they knew the marching band would be performing for Donald Trump.
"I’ve never met more ignorant and bigoted idiots than these people. Why be nice to them? . . . No, Nick. You are way off base here. We are at war. A war against ignorance and bigotry."
"I want to be in love. I want to do that, but it’s 2017, and we got a pig in office. The world is about to end."
Liberal, Character, Funny, Science, Smears, Demagoguery, Academia, Trump
Coastal & Estuarine Ecology Professor Josh Drew published an open letter to his class in the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory advising them that if they feel “sick,” “tired,” or “need to check in with the communities that [they] hold dear,” they don’t have to show up for class.
“Last night we saw a refutation of the values that this, and many other, universities hold dear – equality, thoughtfulness, scholarship, and a belief that sound decision making will triumph over the noise and clamor of demagoguery. Unfortunately we also saw that the historical legacies of racism, sexism, and ignorance, still run deep within large swaths of our country.”
Virtue Signaling Throughout The Whole
Range Of Trump Approval Ratings
If Trump had 90% approval, I'd STILL oppose his attacks on the judiciary, climate denial, targeting of immigrants and refugees, etc.— Peter Daou (@peterdaou) February 17, 2017
"Donald Trump is probably one of the very worst things to happen to our World in the last 100 years."
"I didn’t know devils could be resurrected, but I feel Hitler in these streets."
"This is a moral 9/11. Only 9/11 was done from us on the outside and we did this to ourselves."
Rob Reiner: Trump Assuredly Commiting Treason
Upon Donald Trump's swearing in tomorrow he will be violating the constitution and most assuredly committing treason. God help us.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 20, 2017
Donald Trump Wants To Kill Us.
"So it's a weird tension. It's a dangerous time for the first amendment and the free press in this country. At the same time, we're oddly influential with the guy who wants to kill us."
“Our nation is divided. We have been assaulted. It is an act of terrorism.”
Trump's presidency will give a lot of people on the left what they want: Opportunity for constant feelings of outrage and moral superiority.— Josh Barro (@jbarro) December 27, 2016