Today's Trumpery

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

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Reminder: Halliburton Made $39.5 Billion From The Iraq War, The Maven

While China Picks Winners, Trump Picks Losers, Truthdig [Republicans who for years have voted against subsidies for solar and wind power – arguing that the 'free market' should decide our energy future – are now eager to have government subsidize coal]

The President is Not Above the Law, New York Times [Scathing editorial regarding FBI interference, ""What can seem now like a political sideshow will instantly become a constitutional crisis, and history will come calling"]

American Evangelical Pastor on Trial in Turkey -- For Terrorism Charges, AlterNet [Trump officials lobbying hard in favor of the accused terrorist]

Ex-FBI Director Comey: Trump 'morally unfit' to be president, Al Jazeera ["treats women like meat," "lies constantly," and there is "certainly some evidence of obstruction of justice"]

Dislike Comey, Despise Trump, New York Times [Politically, today, we are constantly being asked to divide our sympathies between nearly equally despicable individuals]