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Wonkagenda: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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Cleveland’s Big, Gay Trumpkin Party Will Be Full Of Hate, Hair, And Pamela Geller

Dead Breitbart's fabulous Trumpkin poster child for lady hating, Milo Yiannopoulos, will be using Cleveland to gather a cadre of D-List Bond villains to remind the world that they're here, they're queer, and they have enough white power to...
Totally.

Corporations And Celebrities Agree: Anti-Gay Indiana Can Get Bent

On Thursday, wingnut Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed his state's Fuck The Gays bill into law, which basically says that as long as your religion tells you Jesus's first and only question on Judgment Day will be "and how...
The Disciples of Christ denomination's cup runneth over, even for gays!

Christian Church Will Take Convention To Better State Than Anti-Gay Indiana, For Religious Freedom

Yesterday we learned that the organizers of Gen Con, a huge gamer convention that brings about $50 million a year in tourism moneys to Indianapolis, are threatening to pick up and leave Indiana once their contract with the state expires,...

25 Things To Watch For At The Republican National Convention

25. Paul Ryan will poop his pants while giving a speech, it will be hella embarrassing. 24. A Florida alligator will eat Marco Rubio and then go "we all saw this coming." 23. Chris Christie will pour local seawater all over...

Mom-Hating Major Networks To Show Repeats of Dumb Shows Rather Than Ann Romney’s Speech

The Mitt Romney for President 2012 campaign had a smashing idea for night one of next week's convention: Get Ann Romney to speak! She's a nice gal who "humanizes Mitt Romney," don't you know. Have you heard? Once the...

George W. Bush Selflessly Chooses To Let Others Enjoy All of Tampa’s Strippers

George W. Bush was president for eight years, and it was awesome and he was famous he was powerful, but now he lives in a big mansion in... Dallas... eww... and has lots of money and never wants to...

Unmitigated Disaster Dick Cheney Calls Obama An ‘Unmitigated Disaster’

Dick Cheney has a new heart, and is ready to tell the world of the darkness that is inside it. This weekend, the former vice president showed up at the Republican state convention in Wyoming to tell a crowd...

We Must All Pray To Allah For A Gingrich-Perry Dream Ticket

Fox News' Carl Cameron reported an EXCLUSIVE (MUST CREDIT DERRICK BELL) story yesterday about the possibility of Newt Gingrich "forming a predetermined ticket with Perry will unite the evangelical, Tea Party and very conservative voters" and allow them...

2012 Dem Convention To Be In Charlotte, If South Doesn’t Re-Secede By Then

The Democratic National Committee announced that it has chosen Charlotte, N.C., for its 2012 presidential nominating convention the week of Sept. 3. The announcement that Charlotte had bested St. Louis, Cleveland and Minneapolis to become the host city first came...

Sharron Angle Running For President of Makeup

What would Harry Reid be doing right now if he hadn't miraculously come back to win Senate re-election? Well, this is apparently what the second-place finisher is supposed to do: "An evening of glamour with special guest Sharron Angle."...

Teabaggers Forced To Cancel Convention Nobody Will Go To

In February, the Teabaggers had a "unity" party convention in Nashville, just like a real political party! Except for some reason those people had to pay to be delegates, every speaker dropped out at the last second, and Teabaggers...

Christine O’Donnell Has a Bachelor’s Degree In Suntan Lotion Marketing

It turns out that people who worked on Christine O'Donnell's campaigns think she is dumb and makes terrible decisions. Somebody call Glenn Greenwald! You're not allowed to make fun of people for being stupid unless they come from one...

Insane Maine GOP Conventioneers Also Search, Vandalize Classroom

Earlier this week we learned that the Maine GOP, during its state convention, replaced its standard platform with a hilarious four-page teabagger e-mail that one local reporter could only describe as "a mix of right-wing fringe policies, libertarian buzzwords...

Republicans About To Settle On… Ha ha ha, Freaking Tampa, Freaking *Tampa, Florida*, For Their Next Convention

Nowhere on Earth is better for old white men with no control over their sweat glands to spend their August than FLORIDA. And yet it appears that's where the Republicans will hold their 2012 convention, in its ~4th-largest fake...

Iggy Pop Makes Harold Ford Uncomfortable

Human joke Harold Ford was at that "rock & roll hall of fame" award dinner in wherever it is, Cleveland? And Iggy Pop just cold ran over there and started goin' nuts, as proven by the picture of a...