Today's Trumpery

[Welcome to the monkey house. A daily pastiche of Trumpisms and responses thereto. *RON*]

The pathetically small turnout for Trump's Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. It's normally standing-room only.

Florida rally cheers when Republican predicts Trump’s Jerusalem embassy decision may usher in Armageddon, Raw Story

Debt relief for defrauded students halted under Trump, says report, BBC

VP Pence Is Installing Authorities to Repeal Women's Rights With No Public Oversight, Truthout

Trump wants to send U.S. astronauts back to moon, someday Mars, Reuters [Master of spurious deflection]

Roy Moore's Wife Defends Husband Against Charges of Anti-Semitism in Most Anti-Semitic Way Imaginable, AlterNet [Also: Right-wing group sends 12-year-old girl to interview Roy Moore]

'Travesty of Justice' as Trump DOJ Lifts Prosecution Threat for Banking Giant HSBC, Truthout