Misadventures of a minority-elect President 134

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

The cognitive deficits of our popular vote losing President start the day off with his idiocy yet again on full display as his moronic Twitter tirades continue, meet the team of miscreants representing our Loser-in-Chief’s legal woes, how Trump’s profound ignorance is going to cost him, more on Trump’s latest addition to his Ministry of Propaganda, Trump’s growing Russia scandal is implicating more of his administration – making it appear that he and his entire administration are illegitimate, questioning why the media won’t cover Trump’s Syrian War Crimes and much more.

Trump Twitter Wars Continue: New Attack on MSNBC for Firing Greta Van Susteren article from Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-twitter-wars-continue-attack-154333413.html?.tsrc=jtc_news_index

The diminishing mental capacity of our dimwitted dip shit again on full display as his moronic Twitter tirades continue.

President Trump slams CNN as ‘garbage journalism’ article from AOL News. –
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/07/01/president-trump-slams-cnn-as-garbage-journalism/23011617/

Our Hitler-aspiring wannabe dictator’s Twitter tantrums continued with his duplicitous war on the truth.

‘Dumb as a rock Mika’: Donald Trump back on attack against Morning Joe hosts article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/01/donald-trump-mika-brzezinski-joe-scarborough-twitter-fight

Yes, another Twitter tantrum from our impotent man-boy occupying the White House…he’s been busy showing everyone why he’s our illegitimate, minority-elect President.

Meet Trump’s legal team article from The Week. –
http://theweek.com/articles/709086/meet-trumps-legal-team

Meet the scrappy shysters representing our Loser-in-Chief:

“The president has assembled an unusual group of scrappy lawyers to defend him in the Russia investigation. Here’s everything you need to know:

Who is heading the team?
Marc E. Kasowitz, the president’s longtime personal lawyer and his go-to guy for legal battles over the past 15 years. When special counsel Robert Mueller put the Russia investigation into high gear, Trump initially tried to hire at least four of the nation’s most prestigious law firms, with high-profile attorneys including former Solicitor General Ted Olson. But they all refused, according to a Yahoo News report, with the lawyers citing the difficulty of representing the mercurial Trump, who has a history of not paying bills. As one lawyer put it, “The guy won’t pay and he won’t listen.” So Trump has turned to his old buddy to defend him from the most dangerous legal challenge of his life. Kasowitz, 64, makes for a “peculiar choice” to handle a major investigation and possible impeachment, a lawyer who is familiar with Kasowitz’s work told The Washington Post. “He is not a white-collar lawyer. He is a bulldog civil litigator. You want someone who [Mueller] is going to respect. You don’t go in there with your hair on fire.”

What is Kasowitz’s background?
The founding partner of Kasowitz Benson Torres, Kasowitz specializes in complex financial litigation — which is how he first met Trump. In 2001, the real estate mogul retained the $1,500-an-hour lawyer to represent him in an Atlantic City casino bankruptcy case. Kasowitz has since gone to court to protect Trump’s sealed divorce records from being opened; unsuccessfully defended Trump University from a fraud lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman; and represented him amid allegations of sexual assault. “Trump has always favored scrappy lawyers and street fighters,” says Trump biographer Timothy O’Brien, who has personally faced off against Kasowitz. “Kasowitz fits that profile.”

How does Kasowitz operate?
Described as one of the toughest lawyers in Manhattan, Kasowitz goes on the attack against his clients’ accusers. When Bill O’Reilly, another of his clients, was accused of sexual harassment by several Fox News colleagues, Kasowitz claimed that the TV host had “been subjected to a brutal campaign of character assassination…unprecedented in post-McCarthyist America.” And when Trump sued writer O’Brien for challenging the real estate mogul’s claim to be a billionaire in his 2005 biography, Kasowitz appeared at one of O’Brien’s book readings — filming the event while using audience “plants” to goad the author into making damaging statements, says O’Brien. “It’s just a trench fight with them,” says Roddy Boyd, another reporter who has battled with Kasowitz. “It’s brutal stuff.”

Who else is on the team?
Former prosecutor John Dowd, a veteran white-collar lawyer known for his work on the Keating Five scandal, will bring some Washington expertise to the team. But on TV at least, the public face of Trump’s Russia defense squad now appears to be Jay Sekulow, a lawyer for evangelical Christian groups and a conservative talk show regular. Sekulow serves as chief counsel for the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), a Christian-based nonprofit founded by televangelist Pat Robertson, and has argued 12 religious liberty cases before the Supreme Court. Sekulow, 61, was born to a Reform Jewish family in Brooklyn, and only became a Messianic Jew — or a “Jew for Jesus” — after attending Atlanta Baptist College. He has also defended organizations like the militant anti-abortion Operation Rescue…”

White House threats to Joe Scarborough may have violated three criminal laws article from Think Progress. –
https://thinkprogress.org/white-house-threats-to-joe-scarborough-b04a5dfbe715

Threatening blackmail – especially as president – is indefensible and always a crime.

After Hersh Investigation, Media Connive in Propaganda War on Syria article from Counter Punch. –
https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/30/after-hersh-investigation-media-connive-in-propaganda-war-on-syria/

Since Hersh confirmed Trump’s Syria gas attack fairy tale was a false flag, our corporate media has been spinning propaganda to justify Trump’s Syrian War Crimes.

Trump ignores backlash in ongoing feud with the media article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/340356-trump-continues-feud-with-the-media-despite-controversies

Trump’s profound stupidity is going to cost him…

Trump Is Trying to Make NAFTA Even Worse. It’s Time to Throw Sand in the Gears article from Truthout. –
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/41123-trump-is-trying-to-make-nafta-even-worse-it-s-time-to-throw-sand-in-the-gears

Our demented delusionist knows nothing about NAFTA:

“Many on the Left have been deeply critical of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) since before it was fast-tracked into law by former President Bill Clinton in 1994. Now, President Donald Trump’s current plan to renegotiate NAFTA is poised to make the massive trade deal even worse.

In late May, a loose coalition of civil society groups gathered in Mexico City to discuss this upcoming renegotiation. Participants included the AFL-CIO, Canadian Labour Congress and over one hundred other labor, environmental, and immigrant rights organizations from across Mexico, the United States and Canada.

The meeting produced a joint declaration opposing a Trump-led NAFTA renegotiation and marked the kickoff of the latest international campaign against free-trade deals that benefit corporations and political elites at the expense of workers, communities and our shared environment.

NAFTA’s legacy is marred by lost jobs, lower wages, increased inequality and a litany of environmentally destructive practices. While the people who gathered in Mexico City have long opposed NAFTA for its pro-corporate bent, a consensus emerged that President Trump and his team are cooking up something even worse…”

Trump questions why some states won’t comply with ‘voter fraud panel’ requests article from ABC News. –
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-questions-states-comply-voter-fraud-panel-requests/story?id=48393945

Duh! Because his ‘voter fraud panel’ is a fraud he created to further enable voter suppression on a Federal level…

Cruella de Trump article from The New York Times. –
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/01/opinion/sunday/donald-trump-cruelty-dowd.html

More insight into how our misogynistic minority-elect president treats and thinks of women.

Week 6: Trump Gets a Lift From Media Wounds article from the Swamp Diary at Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/07/01/week-6-trump-gets-a-lift-from-media-wounds-215325

Our impotent man-boy’s Twitter tantrums are intended to deflect from his Russia scandal – and growing list of other chicanery – and further his war on the media and truth.

Is the National Enquirer Trump’s mouthpiece? article from BBC News. –
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40371582

On our Liar-in-Chief’s latest addition to his Ministry of Propaganda to spread his lies and propaganda around the world:

“It’s pretty hard to avoid the National Enquirer. Sales of the downmarket US tabloid may have plummeted since a heydey in the late 1970s but its sensational celebrity headlines still shout at shoppers in checkout queues across the country.

That bit of prime real estate is where the magazine does most of its business, appealing to impulse buyers with stories of extra-marital affairs, surgeries, sudden weight losses and gains, and losses, and gains, and, increasingly, Donald Trump.

Now the Enquirer has been drawn into president’s latest intrigue, after the hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, said top White House aides told them Mr Trump would let his friends at the magazine publish a damaging story about them, unless they apologised for criticising him on air.

The president, who drew widespread condemnation after tweeting crude insults at the hosts on Thursday, denied their version of events, claiming that they contacted him for help to kill the story. Mr Scarborough says he has evidence. The story looks set to roll…”

This Is Big article from Talking Points Memo. –
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/this-is-big-2

Trump’s Russia scandal is growing – and getting more damning as it’s beginning to appear his whole administration is illegitimate – which explains his torrent of Twitter tantrums over the past few days…

‘Presidential diaper might need changing’: Internet hilariously mocks ‘old man’ Trump’s latest Twitterstorm article from The Raw Story. –
http://www.rawstory.com/2017/07/presidential-diaper-might-need-changing-internet-hilariously-mocks-old-man-trumps-latest-twitterstorm/

It may prove difficult getting over his ongoing war with ‘fake news’ and truth as his delusional dipshittery continues on Twitter…

Imagine, If You Can, Any Reason Other Than Voter Suppression For This article from Crooks and Liars. –
http://crooksandliars.com/2017/07/imagine-if-you-will

Suppressing and disenfranchising voters is the only way the GOP can win elections…

Why Won’t the Media Tell the Real Story of Trump’s Military Strike in Syria? article from Truthdig. –
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/why_wont_media_tell_real_story_of_trumps_military_strike_in_syria_20170701

Because our national embarrassment committed war crimes and crimes against humanity after his Syrian gas attack false flag fairy tale:

“If you wish to understand the degree to which the supposedly free western media are constructing a world of half-truths and deceptions to manipulate their audiences, keeping us uninformed and pliant, there could hardly be a better case study than their treatment of Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.

All of these highly competitive, for-profit, scoop-seeking media outlets separately took identical decisions: first to reject Hersh’s latest investigative report, and then to studiously ignore it once it was published in Germany last Sunday. They have continued to maintain an absolute radio silence on his revelations, even as over the past few days they have given a great deal of attention to two stories on the very issue Hersh’s investigation addresses.

These two stories, given such prominence in the western media, are clearly intended to serve as “spoilers” to his revelations, even though none of these publications has actually informed their readers of his original investigation. We are firmly in looking-glass territory.

So what did Hersh’s investigation reveal? His sources in the U.S. intelligence establishment told him the official narrative that Syria’s Bashar Assad had dropped deadly sarin gas on the town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 was incorrect. Instead, they said, a Syrian plane dropped a bomb on a meeting of jihadi fighters that triggered secondary explosions in a storage depot, releasing a toxic cloud of chemicals that killed civilians nearby…”

AMERICAN DIGNITY ON THE FOURTH OF JULY article from The New Yorker. –
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/07/10/american-dignity-on-the-fourth-of-july

On not listening to America’s worst-ever President while celebrating the Fourth of July.

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