Berry Craig: Trump, Comer and the rest of the GOP are masters of the old white solidarity scam. Rich, white supremacist Democrats in Dixie invented it. They used the con to roll less-well-heeled whites in slavery and Jim Crow times.
Berry Craig: Since it opened early this month, a KDP webstore has sold $500,00 worth of “Moscow Mitch” themed merchandise including bright red buttons, stickers, tee-shirts, brown fake-fur Russian-style hats, shot glasses, Moscow Mule mugs and foam can covers.
Berry Craig: Watch McConnell try to make “Moscow Mitch” another badge of honor bestowed on him by his detractors, be they the “liberal media,” “socialist” Democrats or a renegade ex-Republican from the Sunshine State.
Berry Craig: Trump’s candid comment is more proof, as if more proof were needed, that he is the most morally bankrupt president ever.
Berry Craig: Let’s just say things didn’t go so well for Donald last time round, as Trump Baby spread round the globe like a climate change fuelled wildfire
Berry Craig: The attack ad was from the pro-Edelen Kentuckians for a Better Future. The ad said Beshear defended “some of the worst of the worse” when he was an attorney in private practice.
Berry Craig: Hogs will fly, and kids will stop shooting hoops in Kentucky before Graham makes common cause with Barber and Theoharis, co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign. Graham is Trump’s archbishop of bigotry.
Berry Craig: Under his phony populist facade, Trump is just another billionaire—okay, he says he’s a billionaire—Wall Street Republican out to enrich the already rich and bust unions.
Berry Craig: You’d think the Senate majority leader would be busy enough in Washington pushing the Trump-GOP agenda of enriching the already rich, abridging the rights of women, minorities, immigrants and LGBT citizens, punishing the poor and busting unions.
Berry Craig: The tweet was like donning orange on St. Pat’s Day and waving the Union Jack while crooning “The Battle of the Boyne.” Hence, you’d almost expect it was a Democratic dirty trick. But the tweet was genuine GOP.
Berry Craig: Beyond “bloviating bigot,” I was at a loss for the best words to further describe Carlson’s serial sexist and misogynist retching.
Berry Craig: Donald Trump calls the media “the enemy of the people,” a slam favored by Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong and Adolf Hitler.
Berry Craig: Comer kept pleasing his lord and liege who is hobnobbing with North Korea’s homicidal communist dictator in Hanoi, Vietnam’s communist capital.