Tag: cold war

Bob Dole Stands Erect For Taiwan; Firmness Achieved By All This Money On The Nightstand

Congratulations to Bob Dole on achieving a hard position on U.S.-Taiwan relations and keeping it up so long.

Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager Curious About This ‘Constitution’ You Keep Mentioning

Kellyanne Conway sat for a long interview with Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night. It did not go well for Kellyanne!
Look, Natasha! Is Taco Tuesday every week!

What Else Did Vladimir Putin Steal From the DNC?

Exactly how many nudie pictures is the DNC emailing around to itself?

Why Can’t Man-Baby Donald Trump Use Nuclear Weapons, WHY WHY WHY??? A Wonksplainer

Trump reportedly asked a foreign policy expert THREE TIMES IN ONE HOUR why he's not allowed to nuke everything. THREE TIMES.
Carpe abyssium

Gaze Long Into The Trump Foreign Policy And It Gazes Back Into You: A Wonksplainer!

Reading Donald Trump's Wednesday interview with the New York Times, we were struck by the thought that he actually hates America. Holds it in contempt, at least, and thinks it's a pathetic thing that might be just salvageable by the super-genius...
Go see it, it's good!

U.S., Russia Engage In Cold War Cosplay, Tears For Fears Reunion Next

Unlike many fanbois of a certain age, we are not opposed to Hollywood show biz remaking stuff we liked from back when we had a narrow waist and somewhat more/better hair. Lady Ghostbusters, sure! An actual transsexual Dr. Frank-N-Furter, why not? But certain...

A One Hundred Percent Trumpless Appreciation Of Elie Wiesel, RIP

Because that Star of David bullshit can wait till tomorrow.

Obama Gives Thoughtful, Reflective Speech In Hiroshima, Wingnuts Be Damned

Barack Obama's speech in Hiroshima was so good we forgot to be all smartassed about it.
See? Everything's fine now.

Newt Gingrich Just Knows That Pussy Obama’s Gonna Say ‘Sorry’ To Japan For Pearl Harbor

Newt Gingrich, that brilliant historian of history who knows history real good, is seriously worried Barack Obama will weaken America's place in the world when he visits Hiroshima later this month, the first time a sitting U.S. president has...
Gaul is supposed to be a big deal, but it's very disappointing. Terrible golf. Sad!

Donald Trump Gives Serious Foreign Policy Speech Like A Big Boy

Now that Donald Trump has declared himself the Republican Nominee, High Pooh-Bah, and All-Father of the World (Dilute! Dilute!), it's time for him to start Acting Presidential, so he gave a Very Serious Foreign Policy Address today. How serious...
Shoulda gone with Prince

Phyllis Schlafly Says Michele Bachmann Too Stupid To Be New Phyllis Schlafly

Conservative All-Mother Phyllis Schlafly (yes, she's still alive, stop being so surprised!) revealed Wednesday in an interview with Alex Jones that, in the continuing mishegas over control of the Eagle Forum, the rightwing group she founded, she once considered...

Pussy Obama Refuses To Start WWIII, Is That Even Legal?

While you were all eating cornflakes and thinking about hamster porn early this week, Vladimir Putin was being a dick. I know, right, what is up with that? Specifically, Putin was being a dick by sending a couple of Russian...

Nostalgic Repost Of Repasts Past: The Jell-O Recipe That Mamie Eisenhower Used To Win The Cold War

Another Wonkette Thanksgiving Classic, for Thanksgiving. And America. Here is your bit of "DC gossip" for the day: a Jell-O dessert recipe, for the holiday of Thanksgiving! It is Mamie Eisenhower's famed Red Scare Thanksgiving Jell-o Dessert and it is...
Seems appropriate for this post.

Alabama Secessionist Rally Was Hilarious Failure. Please Point And Laugh

If you woke up this morning thinking, "Golly gee, I sure do hope Alabama's secessionist movement is going well, because fuck them is why," BAD NEWS. There was a rally in the state capital of Montgomery, and NOBODY SHOWED...
This revisionism will not stand, man

Ted Cruz Gets Republican Jizz All Over Your Beloved Star Trek

Ted Cruz is trying to ruin your beloved childhood memories again. First, he fucked up The Simpsons, and now he's coming after Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry's Kennedy Administration in Space fantasia. In Cruz's mental version of the show, Captain...