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Worse Than Bush: Global Approval of U.S. Leadership Plunges, Humiliating Trump

January 19, 2018

In December 2017, President Donald J. Trump unveiled his “America First” strategy. A transcript of his speech formally announcing the policy changes can be found here. The policy was not a significant departure from Trump’s rhetoric during the 2016 campaign.…

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Trump’s Latest Tweetstorm Proves He Just Can’t Stop Taking Credit for Obama’s Accomplishments

April 13, 2017

Trump is Wrong on Jobs…Bigly President Trump unleashed a late (by his standards) tweetstorm Wednesday night, primarily for purpose of self-congratulations. His first tweet reiterated his Nazi-sympathizing-dog-whistle mantra of #AmericaFirst.  The second, mere platitudes regarding change coming from a man…

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Trump Has Set A New Record For The Most Terrible Early Approval Numbers In Living Memory

January 30, 2017

President Trump’s Approval Numbers Are Abysmal Less Than Two Weeks Into His First (And Presumably Only) Term It doesn’t matter how low you set the bar: International limbo dancing champion US President Donald Trump will always manage to find a…

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Surging Bernie Sanders Insists He CAN Beat Hillary Clinton

August 3, 2015

In an interview yesterday with Fusion and Univision, Bernie Sanders was asked what everyone seems to think is the obvious and insurmountable question of his campaign. Do you think Hillary is not inevitable, can you beat her? His answer came…

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Pope Francis’ Approval Rating Drops Among So-Called Christian Conservatives

July 22, 2015

Watching Pope Francis destroy conservative ideology on a frequent basis must really sting for the self-proclaimed members of the Christian Conservative movement, who seem to think Jesus was a big fan of corporate greed and humiliating the poor. It almost…

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‘My White Wife Doesn’t Want Our Baby To Be Black,’ Mom-To-Be Writes Advice Columnist

June 24, 2015

You know a marriage is in serious trouble when you’re an African-American woman, and your white wife gets cold feet about having a half-black baby. On Monday, she wrote in to advice columnist Dear Prudence’s live chat on Slate, explaining how…

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