Tag Archives: Hot Air

Border apprehensions drooped again in October but the next border crisis may just be starting

The number of people apprehended at the southern border dropped again in October for the 5th straight month. Vox reports that makes for a cumulative 75 percent drop since May and credits President Trump’s policies for the decline: The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border dropped again in October to 36,300, marking the fifth Read More…

Schiff: The first rule of Whistleblower Club is that you don't talk about Whistleblower Club

Criticize a whistleblower, go to Ethics jail? Adam Schiff didn’t get quite that explicit in his memo today outlining the rules of the impeachment inquiry hearings, but that certainly seems to be the subtext. Schiff instructed House Intelligence panel members that they’d better not “facilitate any efforts by President Trump or his allies to threaten, intimidate, or retaliate against Read More…

Hmmm: Did Bolton tip his hand on potential Ukraine-gate testimony?

Or was he just venting? NBC News reports that John Bolton took aim at Donald Trump’s real-estate-mogul approach to diplomacy in a “private speech.” Six people present for the talk note that Trump’s former national-security adviser specifically criticized Trump’s prioritization of personal interests over national interests, including his own financial interests. That’s guaranteed to grab Read More…

The end of Spicermania

Should I turn this post into a full-blown hot take that Spicer’s elimination last night on “Dancing With the Stars” is an early omen for 2020 that MAGA Nation isn’t as formidable an electoral force as it once was? Nah, c’mon. I mean, it is surprising that a president with a fan base as loyal Read More…