Tucker Carlson Spews Toxic Misogyny as He Mocks AOC for Being Honest About Women in Politics

The Senior Misogynist at Fox News, Tucker Carlson, is once again demonstrating how he rose through the ranks of Rupert Murdoch’s empire to distinguish himself as a world-class woman hater. That was no easy task at a network known for demeaning, exploiting, and abusing women. But Carlson has earned his reputation and is likely proud of it.

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What set Carlson off on this occasion was a cover story in GQ Magazine about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Just the blasphemy of featuring a woman on the cover a publication for gentlemen must have triggered a severe psychotic spasm for Carlson. In obvious distress, he sought remedial therapy from his colleagues at Fox and Friends, where he unloaded this vile invective while cackling maniacally…

[Impersonating AOC] ‘They’re trying to kill me. They hate me. They don’t like women.’ Really? Who hates women? [Laughing again] I’ve never met anyone who hates women. Most men actually really like women, as far as I know.”

Carlson was reacting to comments AOC made in the article about how she was treated by some of her peers when she first came to Congress. She said that…

“My lived experience here is as a person who is despised. Imagine working a job and your bosses don’t like you and folks on your team are suspicious of you. And then the competing company is trying to kill you.”

That’s objectively true. She was regarded by Republicans as a radical socialist. And some of her Democratic colleagues considered too liberal. And, of course, along with others she was sought after by violent rioters during the insurrection on January 6th that Donald Trump incited.

Carlson utterly misrepresented AOC’s remarks. She was referring to political differences, not being hated as a woman. But Carlson’s misrepresentation exposed his own hatred. Imagine the cognitive disconnect to assert that he “never met anyone who hates women.” All he had to do was look in the mirror. And his very next line that “Most men actually really like women,” is drenched with sexist sexual connotations.

It’s highly unlikely that Carlson even bothered to read the article. Had he done so he would have seen AOC’s remarks that “There are amazing men in this world,” and that “It is the presence of good men that has shown me what kind of men are possible in this world.” But he surely prefers to reside in his domain of faux masculinity. It’s a state of psychosis that he has displayed repeatedly on his program. For instance…

Tucker Carlson of Fox News Attacks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a Grossly Misogynistic Diatribe
Carlson demeans AOC by denying her heritage, infantilizing her name, and dehumanizing her: “There is no place on Earth, outside of American colleges and newsrooms, where Sandy Cortez would be recognized as a, quote, woman of color. Because she’s not. She’s a rich, entitled, white lady. She’s a pampered, entitled, ski bunny.” See also: Big Baby Trump Says AOC has ‘the Mind of a Child’

Tucker Carlson of Fox News Hurls a Nauseating Trivialization of Rape and Sexual Violence
After AOC remarked that she had feared being raped by the rioters who attacked Congress on January 6th, Carlson told her to “Get a therapist, honey. This is crazy.”

OH NO! Tucker Carlson is Turned Off By ‘Less Sexy,’ ‘Unappealing’ Cartoon M&Ms
Carlson confesses his perverse sexual attraction to cartoon candies: “The brown M&M has transitioned from high stiletto’s to lower block heels. Also less sexy. That’s progress. M&M’s will not be satisfied until every last cartoon character is deeply unappealing and totally androgynous. Until the moment you wouldn’t want to have a drink with any one of them.”

Macho Poser Tucker Carlson’s Journey from ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to ‘The End of Men’
Carlson produced a special on Fox News about “The End of Men.” By all appearances it seems to be an in-depth exploration of Carlson’s deep-seated insecurity about his pitifully lacking masculinity and flaming impotence. He laments that declining testosterone levels are “One of the biggest stories in our lifetimes.”

This might be a good time to remind everyone that Fox News ha always been a hotbed of misogyny. Their founder and CEO, Roger Ailes, was fired for sexual harassment. So was their top star, Bill O’Reilly. And there were many more. It’s a good thing we have a specimen of masculinity like Tucker Carlson to remind us of what a real man looks like…

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Tucker Carlson of Fox News Attacks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a Grossly Misogynistic Diatribe

When you have already established yourself as America’s most prominent pro-COVID activist, terrorist supporting seditionist, Putin loving Russian mouthpiece, and white nationalist, where is there left to go? Well, for Fox News shill Tucker Carlson it’s straight to the muddy depths of hateful misogyny.

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On Friday’s episode Carlson’s “White Power Hour,” on Fox News, the smug frozen fish stick heir unleashed a harangue against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) that was dripping with both rancid racism and the flagrant hatred for women that characterizes so many of his televised tirades (video below):

“The funniest of all was hearing Sandy Cortez describe herself as a [sarcasm voice] “woman of color.” She often does. No one ever bothers to challenge that description. but every honest person knows it is hilariously absurd. There is no place on Earth, outside of American colleges and newsrooms, where Sandy Cortez would be recognized as a, quote, woman of color. Because she’s not. She’s a rich, entitled, white lady. She’s a pampered, entitled, ski bunny in a matching snowsuit telling you to pull up your mask while you’re standing in the lift line at Jackson Hole. They’re all the same. It doesn’t matter what shade they are.”

So the pasty elitist, Tucker Carlson, has designated himself as the supreme arbiter of who is or is not a person of color? And in his “judgment” it can’t be a Latino woman from the Bronx of Puerto Rican descent. Instead, Carlson unloads his inbred hostility for women by belittling the Boston University graduate and member of Congress as a “ski bunny.” And what could be more reflective of racist clichés than dismissing all of “them” as being “the same”? But Carlson was just getting started. He went on to complain about an innocuous comment AOC made in a New York Magazine profile:

“The person who wrote this didn’t even perceive how creepy it was. ‘I’m alone today,’ Ocasio-Cortez says pointedly at the camera. Is it just us or does that sound like an invitation to a booty call? Maybe one step from, ‘What are you wearing?’ Otherwise a little strange. It’s definitely over-sharing.”

Apparently Carlson believes that if a woman off-handedly mentions that if there isn’t anyone presently in the room with her, that she is signaling a desire for sex. That assumption on Carlson’s part part says so much more about him than it does about AOC. It reveals his belief – or perverse craving – that women are just sexual objects waiting to be exploited by drooling dirtbags like him. But creepy Carlson’s perspective is contrary to reality. And AOC let him know in a tweeted reply:

“Any man that talks like this will treat any woman like this. Doesn’t matter if you’re Republican, Democrat, or neither, this is clearly not a safe person to leave alone w/ women. Once again, the existence of a wife or daughters doesn’t make a man good. And this one is basura.”

For the record, this isn’t the first time Carlson has uttered these offensive views. Last August Carlson disgorged a disgusting diatribe against Ocasio-Cortez that callously mocked the fear that she and her congressional colleagues experienced during the Trump-incited January 6th insurrection. Carlson’s rant on that occasion was drenched with the trivialization of rape and sexual violence that is so frequently a part of his spiel. He has also previously maligned AOC as an “idiotic windbag [who should be told] to be quiet and take a seat.” But he is just parroting his messiah, Donald Trump, who called AOC “dumb as a rock” and “a foolish child.”

Carlson’s perverted tendencies have been on display throughout most of his career. But they were never more notable than a few weeks ago when he expressed his bitter disappointment that the cartoon M&Ms over whom he apparently lusted, had undergone a makeover and were now “less sexy” and “unappealing.” There is clearly something terribly wrong with him. And his hatred for women, minorities, and democracy, are just the outward manifestations of his sickness.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Attends the Met Gala in a Dress that Really Makes a Statement

It’s that time of year again. It’s time for the “Met Gala,” an annual charity event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The event is known for inspiring attendees to adorn themselves in unique, and often bizarre, costumes that frequently create a stir on the red carpet.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Tax the Rich

According to Wikipedia

“The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala or the Costume Institute Benefit and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit.”

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This year the gala was graced with the presence of the representative for New York’s 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And she arrived in an outfit that is as much a political statement as it is a fashion statement: Tax the Rich!

This should give Fox News something to talk about for the rest of the month, at least.

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Tucker Carlson of Fox News Hurls a Nauseating Trivialization of Rape and Sexual Violence

With the highest rated program on the network, Tucker Carlson has become the undisputed face of Fox News. And it’s a decidedly repugnant face that routinely embraces racism, relentlessly unleashes deranged conspiracy theories, endangers people’s lives with COVID vaccine lies and disinformation, and adoringly cozies up to fascist dictators.

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Not content to rest on his wretched laurels, Carlson coughed up a new and more noxious commentary on his nightly hate-fest. The subject was Donald Trump’s deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th. But Carlson found an angle that only someone with his inbred psychoses could muster (video below). He began by disparaging Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a nickname intended to belittle her:

“Occasionally ‘Sandy’ Cortez tells us about her ‘lived experience’ on January 6th. during a recent special on CNN, Sandy Cortez – does she ever stop talking about herself by they way? – She explained she wasn’t just afraid of being murdered by Ashli Babbitt, she also was worried about being raped.”

Naturally, Carlson is lying about what worried Ocasio-Cortez. She wasn’t concerned about being assaulted and raped by Ashli Babbitt (the right’s newly minted martyr who was actually a domestic terrorist bent on overthrowing the government). It was the rioters sent by Trump who had invaded the Capitol that worried the congresswoman. Those are the same rioters who Carlson has characterized as as peaceful protesters (just like Trump did), but whose purposeful hostilities resulted in the deaths of at least three police officers and injuries to more than 140 others. Carlson then played a video of Ocasio-Cortez from a CNN interview:

Ocasio-Cortez: There’s a lot of sexualizing of that violence. And I didn’t think that I was just going to be killed. I thought other things were going to happen to me as well.
Dana Bash: So it sounds like what you are telling me right now is that you didn’t only think that you were going to die. You thought you were going to be raped.
Ocasio-Cortez: Yeah. Yeah, I thought I was.

Carlson’s reaction to this entirely rational and gut-wrenching account of a horrifying ordeal was callously insensitive to the painfully realities that women often face. He literally laughed at Ocasio-Cortez’s traumatic experience:

“Sexualizing? Get a therapist, honey. This is crazy. These people were mad because they thought the election wasn’t fair. Now, you may disagree with that, but it wasn’t about you, surprise, surprise! [in a mocking voice] ‘Sexualize the violence, I thought I was gonna be raped by Ashli Babbitt!'”

“Honey?” While violence of the sort that Carlson endorses is never the answer, someday someone is gonna slap that arrogant smirk off of his face. And what’s “crazy” is Carlson’s ceaseless efforts to portray the marauding insurrectionists as merely “mad” about their delusional view that the election was “stolen” from Dear Leader Trump. Not only does Carlson celebrate the rioters as “patriots,” the chyron on screen through much of this segment read “The Left is Treating Dissidents Like Terrorists.” Talk about a reversal of reality.

To anyone who has seen Carlson’s show over the years, his vile misogyny is well known. But for him to express it in this way so brazenly is evidence that he’s only getting bolder and less inhibited in his determination to offend. And Fox News is totally on board with this media malignancy. To date they have never uttered a single objection to outbursts like these. Which makes the network, and its producers and executives, as culpable for Carlson’s heinous rhetoric as Carlson is himself.

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AOC and Democrats Rush Aid to Texas, Fox News Calls it ‘Capitalizing Off Storm Devastation’

The rampant distortion of reality that is practiced daily by Fox News is getting worse with each new day. Apparently they have nothing of substance with which to criticize President Joe Biden (except to attack his dog), so they are going to absurd lengths to malign any Democrat, no matter how undeserving of criticism.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

On Monday Fox News published an article on their website with the flagrantly biased headline, “Top Dems, AOC descend on Texas to capitalize off of storm devastation.”

The article, based on content from the Associated Press, wasn’t all that bad. It covered the assistance provided by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (more than $5 million so far), Beto O’Rourke, and other Democrats, to victims of the severe winter storm in Texas. This is the storm that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz sought to escape by fleeing to Cancun, instead of staying home to help his constituents. However, the spin by Fox News was dismissive and ungrateful. It’s fair to assume that Fox added the word “radical” in this paragraph:

“Top Democrats are zeroing in on the recent winter storm devastation in Texas, calling for investigations into Republicans’ handling of the crisis and amplifying their support for radical environmental policies like the Green New Deal.”

This is also the storm that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told Fox’s Sean Hannity that it “shows how the Green New Deal – a practical and beneficial package of environmental reforms – would be a deadly deal for the United States of America.” Never mind that the Green New Deal has not been enacted into law in Texas, or anywhere else. And forget that, by far, most of the energy generated in Texas comes from fossil fuels, not the windmills that Abbot and many on Fox News said caused the state’s problems. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez responded to these ludicrous accusations in a tweet saying that…

So Fox News showed its appreciation for the help provided by AOC and other Democrats by insulting them as only being interested in their own political welfare. Even if that were true, they still did more to help people in need than the state’s leading Republicans. That’s gratitude for ya.

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COLD-HEARTED LIES: Fox News Callously Exploits Deadly Winter Storms to Attack Green New Deal

Apparently Fox News wasn’t satisfied with lying about the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Even though their deliberate, politically motivated distortions resulted in untold thousands of deaths that could have been avoided. That isn’t hyperbole. Studies have actually proven that watching Fox News increases COVID-19 fatalities. Some studies singled out watching Sean Hannity as being linked to higher rates of coronavirus deaths.

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Now that there are historically severe winter storms ravaging much of the country, Fox News has made a typically idiotic, right-wing based, editorial decision to lie about that as well. Rather than just reporting the facts about the storm and how those battered by it can get help, Fox News is spreading ludicrous falsehoods and laying blame on their political foes.

The narrative that Fox is adopting is that somehow the Green New Deal and wind turbines are responsible for the power outages that have devastated Texas. Never mind that wind power represents a small portion of the power generation in Texas which is run by Republicans who have always been opposed to alternative energy sources. Fox News wants their viewers to believe that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in charge of the Texas power grid and is conspiring to undermine it. That narrative was evident during an interview of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Hannity, where he said that…

“This shows how the Green New Deal would be a deadly deal for the United States of America. Texas is blessed with multiple sources of energy such as natural gas and nuclear, as well as solar and wind. Our wind and our solar got shot down and they were collectively more than 10 percent of our power grid. And that thrust Texas into a situation where we’re lacking power on a statewide basis.”

That is an unvarnished, flat out lie. Even if wind and solar “got shot down,” their contribution to the total energy supply in Texas would have had a negligible impact. Abbott’s own administration expert agreed as reported by the Daily Beast:

“A senior director for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, however, said hours earlier that frozen wind turbines during the deadly winter storms have been ‘the least significant factor in the blackouts,’ noting that the main factors are ‘frozen instruments at natural gas, coal and even nuclear facilities.'” [More info here]

Meanwhile, fresh from his pathetic attack on Jill and Joe Biden’s marriage, the undisputed Champion of Fox News Assholery, Tucker Carlson, added to the avalanche of bullpucky by babbling out this barrage of nonsense:

“Unbeknownst to most people, the Green New Deal came to Texas. The power grids became totally reliant on windmills. Then it got cold and the windmills broke. Cause that’s what happens in the green new deal. You’re without power. Millions are still without power tonight. Several have died. Now the same energy policies that have wrecked Texas this week are going nationwide. They’re coming to your state.”

Nearly every word of that rant is deliberate deceit. The Green New Deal has not come to Texas, or anywhere else in the United States. It is currently a draft of bill in Congress that hasn’t been introduced or voted on. As noted above, the power grids in Texas are not “totally reliant on windmills,” or even minimally reliant. They didn’t break. They just need to be de-iced. That isn’t what happens in the Green New Deal. People are still without power because the fossil fuel sources have failed. And the energy policies that wrecked Texas were entirely the work of Republicans beholden to the fossil fuel industry.

The only things Carlson got right are that people have died (which he couldn’t care less about), and that eventually, with luck and hard work, the Green New Deal will be implemented across the country. Which will be a huge improvement over the archaic Dirty Old Deal. In the meantime, Fox News will continue to exploit tragedies in their zeal to advance a heartless, destructive, ultra-conservative agenda. And, of course, to juice their sagging ratings.

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Big Baby Trump Says AOC has ‘the Mind of a Child’

In another demonstration of pure projection, Donald Trump is maligning Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a manner consistent with his well documented misogyny. His notorious disrespect for strong women who have the audacity to challenge him has been aimed at political opponents, journalists, and those who have been unfortunate enough to crossed paths with him in their personal lives.

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On Monday Trump was “interviewed” by Laura Ingraham on Fox News. It was another embarrassing tongue bath by a devoted sycophant whose job is to promote Trump’s propaganda and disinformation. In the course of the program Trump began to dispense his routine lies about Joe Biden’s tax proposals. However, Trump’s mental infirmities prevent him from engaging in a coherent discussion or staying on any topic for more than ten seconds. So we end up with this bizarre blowup (video below):

“[Biden’s] going to do $4 trillion in tax increases. He’s going to do things that are going to cost so much on the Green New Deal, which is — which is done by a child, OK? That’s the mind of a child. Because the Green New Deal is ridiculous. It doesn’t work. They’re going to do things under the Green — you know, the Green New Deal, if you actually did it, is $100 trillion. That’s more money than this country could make in a thousand years.”

First of all, Biden has no plan to raise $4 trillion in taxes, He has said that he will reverse Trump’s tax scam, which was a giveaway to corporations and the wealthy, and drastically inflated the national debt. But that is not a $4 trillion dollar plan and it is only going to raise taxes for those making more than $400,000 a year.

More to the point, Trump’s remarks about Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, one of the key congressional proponents of the Green New Deal, are blatantly insulting and reflect his hatred for women. And it isn’t the first time he insulted Ocasio-Cortez’ maturity. Last month he said that her Green New Deal proposal was “written by a foolish child.” However, the woman he says has “the mind of a child” (and whom he previously said is dumb as a rock) is an elected representative from the state New York. She also graduated cum laude from Boston University with degrees in international relations and economics. And, unlike Trump, she didn’t have to get someone to take her SATs for her to get into college.

Ocasio-Cortez has both the academic background and professional experience to advocate for the Green New Deal and other initiatives to address the climate crisis. Trump, on the other hand, has no idea what he’s talking about and believes that climate change is a hoax. His assertion that it would cost $100 trillion dollars was pulled straight out of his astonishing supply of ignorance. The same is true for his claim that the United States couldn’t make that much money in a thousand years.

Fact Check: Trump didn’t specify what he meant by how much the country could make. So here are a couple of likely scenarios: The gross domestic product of the United states is about $20 trillion dollars, so by that measure it would only take five years. Annual federal tax revenue is about $3 trillion, so by that measure it would only take 33 years. In either case, it wouldn’t take a thousand years no matter how you figure it.

The bottom line is that Trump is the one acting like a child. He has these ludicrous outbursts that are completely removed from reality. He is focused intently and solely on his egomaniacal needs. He attacks critics in the most infantile manner imaginable. He throws tantrums if he doesn’t get his way. And his capacity to understand complex ideas is stuck at about a second grade level, if that. To say that he has the mind of a child would an an insult to children.

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Trump is ‘Wow’ed By the Anti-Democratic Profanities of a QAnon Kook

The things that impress Donald Trump are frequently things that most people would find banal at best, nauseating at worst. He is amazed mostly by his own alleged brilliance, self-appraised good looks, and imaginary popularity. His appreciation for things other than himself are few and far between. That’s the life of a malignant narcissist.

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On Saturday morning Trump took to his Twitter Machine and pounded out a few retweets. As usual, they were entirely self-congratulatory tributes to whatever pitiful achievement he thought he had accomplished in the recent past. But apparently, even Trump has had trouble identifying any good deeds for which he could lavish praise on himself. That’s reflected by his sharply reduced Twitter output of late.

Trump’s reliance, therefore, has been on retweets, sometimes of fringe characters with dubious credentials. It’s a risky business that Trump himself acknowledged in an interview Friday saying that “It’s the retweets that get you in trouble.” Of course, his his own tweets are just as troubling as those he swipes from others. But despite that fragile and temporary awareness of reality, Trump went ahead and retweeted this:

The video that Trump was “Wow”ed by was posted by Antoine Tucker (aka Tony Montaga), a former gang member who now claims to be a Christian Republican. He is also a candidate for New York’s 14th district Congressional seat currently held by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. However, his candidacy could be considered a long shot since, as a write-in candidate, he isn’t even on the ballot.

What’s more, Tucker is proud supporter of the QAnon Conspiracy Crackpot Crusade. “Yes I am a Q Supporter,” he tweeted. “And as your Congressman I’ll make sure The Truth will never have to be Questioned in DC again.” Trump has been promoting QAnon freaks for quite a while now. And as if that weren’t enough, the video is jam-packed with the sort of profanities that a professed Christian would sanctimoniously condemn. For instance…

“The Democrats don’t give a f*ck. They don’t give a f*ck about helping Americans. They don’t give a f*ck about what race you are. They don’t care about what LBGT whatever community you belong to. They care about power. All of this sh*t is about power. All of the media hysteria is about power. Control and power.”

Praise Jesus! What a testimony to the holy word of Gawd! And what a dignified oratory for a U.S. president to honor.

Tucker’s utterly substanceless rant eventually got around to the fringes of a subject. He was apparently steamed at Democrats for not passing a one trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill. He was so steamed that he blamed Democrats for the deaths of quarantined Americans, while absolving Trump of any responsibility for more than 143,000 deaths due to his negligence and incompetence in mishandling the pandemic response:

“Every day that an American dies, suffers, or finds themselves hungry, you thank the damn Democrats for it because that’s what the f*ck they’ve been doing. F*cking up public trust. f*cking up the economy. And blaming this sh*t on Trump. Like it’s his fault when it’s f*ckin’ them. Be aware, man.”

At this point it needs to be noted that this video that Trump posted today was originally posted by Tucker on March 25, four months ago. Two days later Congress passed a $2.2 trillion relief bill, twice the amount that Tucker was triggered by. Democrats wanted $3 trillion, but Senate Republicans forced them to compromise for the lower amount. there is a similar debate in Congress now with Democrats proposing significant relief that Republicans are, once again, opposing. So you might think that Tucker would now be angry with the GOP and blame them for Americans dying every day. Be aware, man.

You have to wonder what Trump thought was so amazing about this three month old video, other than that it viciously and unjustly attacked Democrats. But then again, what more would Trump ever want from such a screed, since that’s how he spends the vast majority of his own time. His GOP confederates have even proposed a resolution in congress to ban the Democratic Party.

So while he is promoting the profanity-laced rants of conspiracy kooks and inciting riots by sending stormtroopers into cities with Democratic mayors, Trump is ignoring the real problems that face real citizens. He has no coherent agenda, no campaign strategy, no plan for handling a surging pandemic or an economy in recession. He is just a ratty bundle of rattled nerves radiating hatred toward his perceived enemies. Which these days, in his paranoid stupor, is nearly everyone.

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GOOD CALL: Political Pundit Trump Predicts America is Getting More Anti-Trump

The daily schedule of alleged president Donald Trump is typically a short list of non-presidential activities such as as golfing, tweeting, watching Fox News, and headlining cult rallies filled with lies and hatred for his perceived political foes. And as of late Trump has taken a keen new interest in election punditry with his unique analyses littering his Twitter feed.

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In recent weeks Trump has posted repeated commentaries on the progress of the Democratic primary season. He is mostly expressing a bizarre and obviously disingenuous concern that Bernie Sanders is being treated poorly by a party that is rigging the primaries against him. In addition to that Trump frequently opines on how his recent tribulations with impeachment have actually benefited him and his Republican cohorts. But on Monday morning, Trump contributed what may be his most accurate prediction for the Democratic campaign yet:

To be clear, the accuracy of this tweet is not that either Sen. Chuck Schumer or Rep. Jerrold Nadler are at risk for being defeated. They are both expected to have overwhelming victories in both their primaries and in the general election. And every poll indicates that Nancy Pelosi will retain her position as House Speaker, and even pick up additional seats. The smart money is betting on Democrats assuming the majority in the Senate as well. So Schumer is well positioned to topple Mitch McConnell as Majority Leader.

However, what Trump may not have noticed about his prediction is that he is asserting that the nation is becoming even more progressive and, therefore, more anti-Trump. That’s the only plausible conclusion from his assertion that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could take Schumer’s Senate seat and win statewide. Likewise, Trump’s opinion that a candidate to Nadler’s left would enjoy a victory in New York’s 10th district suggests that being farther to the left is an asset. So Trump is essentially saying that the farther a candidate is from Trump, the better their prospects for victory. I can’t say that I disagree with that.

To validate that point, Quinnipiac University released a new poll that has decidedly terrible news for Trump. They report that his “favorability rating is underwater, as 42 percent of registered voters have a favorable opinion of him, while 55 percent have an unfavorable view of him.” This doesn’t exactly affirm his delusional belief that being impeached increased his popularity or his chances of being reelected. On the latter point, Trump is shown in this poll to be trailing every one of his top Democratic opponents. According to Quinnipiac:

  • Bloomberg tops Trump 51 – 42 percent;
  • Sanders defeats Trump 51 – 43 percent;
  • Biden beats Trump 50 – 43 percent;
  • Klobuchar defeats Trump 49 – 43 percent;
  • Warren wins narrowly over Trump 48 – 44 percent;
  • Buttigieg is also slightly ahead of Trump 47 – 43 percent.

In addition to his electoral woes, America is convinced that Trump is a criminal who got away with his crimes with the help of his Republican accomplices in the Senate. The poll shows that “Despite the acquittal, voters say 55 – 40 percent that the Senate voting to acquit President Trump does not clear him of any wrongdoing in the Ukraine matter.” What’s more, “Voters say 59 – 35 percent that the Senate impeachment trial was conducted unfairly.”

If this is what Trump means when he says that “My poll numbers look great,” he is as mentally unstable as ever. Perhaps more so. He recently exhibited a severe case of paranoia by lashing out at enemies that he sees everywhere, saying that “I View Everybody as a Threat.” And he has embarked on a totalitarian style purge of his administration, including his own appointees. So it isn’t just America that is more anti-Trump. In his diseased mind, it’s even his own White House.

How Fox News Deceives and Controls Their Flock:
Fox Nation vs. Reality: The Fox News Cult of Ignorance.
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Hate Screech: Trump Tells U.S. Born Democratic Congresswomen to ‘Go Back Where You Came From’

On his regularly scheduled Sunday Morning Tweetstorm, Donald Trump affirmed his devout racism by attacking four Democratic representatives who also just happen to be women of color. Trump’s tweets are so abhorrent that even his own administration refused to defend the blatantly bigoted remarks. But Trump’s hatefulness extends even beyond the racism aimed at political foes.

Donald Trump, Klan Leader

In the series of tweets that Trump posted, he managed to include an array of hate messages that are, sadly, typical, of his public comments. He tweeted that:

The representatives Trump is targeting are Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Although he is too afraid to actually mention their names. And it’s inescapable that his comments were directed exclusively to “Progressive Democrat Congresswomen.” So he is not only exposing his festering bigotry, he is also displaying the misogyny that has long been a part of his repugnant character. It is what leads to his abuse of women and his friendships with other abusers (i.e. Jeffrey Epstein, Roger Ailes, and Bill O’Reilly).

What’s more, Trump is maligning the countries that he is telling these women to go back to. He calls them “the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world” and “totally broken and crime infested.” It’s reminiscent of his blanket disparagement of what he called “shithole countries” last year.

The unmistakable signals that Trump is sending to his white nationalist base is disgusting and intolerable. But it’s made all the worse by his ignorance. Three of the four representatives Trump targeted for this harassment were actually born in the U.S. So Trump’s attack is based solely on his stereotyping of them by the color of their skin. It’s notable that he never made any such demands of Republican representatives who really are foreign born (Dan Crenshaw: UK; Mark Meadows: France; David Rouzer: Germany; Ted Cruz: Canada). Maybe it has something to do with the fact that they are all men from predominantly white, Eurocentric countries.

In addition to these tweets that call for banishing Democratic women of color, Trump also posted a frantic flurry of twenty-one (21!) tributes, by mostly random and anonymous tweeters, to an utterly phony “movement” aimed at persuading African-Americans to “walkaway” from the Democratic Party. It’s part of the broader “Blexit” fraud that Fox News has pushed.

The white-wing of the GOP really thinks that African-Americans are stupid enough to ignore hateful diatribes like the ones Trump just posted, and join the party of oppression and white supremacy. And Trump is so demented that he believes that promoting the racist walkaway scam, in the same barrage of tweets where he insults congressional women of color, is a winning strategy to advance black acceptance of the GOP. This only confirms the many diagnoses of Trump as a sociopathic narcissist who is unfit to serve.

And for those who were curious, Fox and Friends thought it was funny:

How Fox News Deceives and Controls Their Flock:
Fox Nation vs. Reality: The Fox News Cult of Ignorance.
Available now at Amazon.