Today's Trumpery

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

Food Stamp Fight Looms In Congress After Tax Code Overhaul, Huffington Post [Freebies for billionaires and corporations must be paid for by poor hungry children. See also: Paul Ryan admits the GOP will gut Medicare and Medicaid to pay for tax cuts. On Naked Capitalism they said, This is like killing your parents then complaining that you are an orphan]

Jerusalem status: World condemns Trump's announcement, BBC [What IS IT with that slurred speech? Sounded more like loose dentures to me. See also: Hamas: US decision on Jerusalem is a war declaration. In the context of today's other stories, this story sounds like The Great Jerusalem Diversion]

Deconstructing Neoconservatives’ Manifesto for War With Iran, Defend Democracy Press ["lies, exaggeration, warmongering, and twisted truths"]