Tag Archives: Donald Trump

STOP SAYING TRUMP HAS APOLOGIZED WHEN HE HAS NOT

Oh hush, Piers Morgan. BREAKING NEWS: President Trump has publicly apologised for retweeting far-right group Britain First. Says he didn’t know who they were. ‘I don’t want to be involved with these people. If you’re telling me they’re horrible racist … Continue reading

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You should’ve heard them knocking Edgar Allan Poe’s kid

The current president has a number of children by a number of wives. His youngest child, Barron Trump, is his son with Melania Knavs. He’s 10, an actual child child. He was recently the best thing on Inauguration Day, when … Continue reading

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Take that, foreign phony

In a recent debate between Republican and Democratic candidates for a senate seat from Illinois, neither candidate was a fan of Donald Trump. Tammy Duckworth, the challenger, is a Democrat. Incumbent Mark Kirk, a Republican, is not completely stupid. He … Continue reading

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A disgusting mouth

I was contentedly composing a post about poetry and plums. Suddenly Twitter exploded and there was slime flying everywhere. A tape from 2005 had just been released by The Washington Post. In it, radio/TV host Billy Bush was buttering up … Continue reading

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“I’m sorry that you are so misinformed”

“I’m sorry that you are so misinformed”  is not an apology. So responding to it with, “No, I am CORRECT!” is acceptable. (I thought I was a good ranter but dang, Charles Blow puts me to SHAME. This is five minutes and … Continue reading

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Believe it or not

Maybe headline writers are starting to catch on to the difference between apologies and hand-waving about “regrets.” With Donald Trump’s help. Just starting to. Trump’s recent remarks about unspecified regrets for unspecified remarks were not headlined an apology by the … Continue reading

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Sorry you got hysterical over nothing

In a speech at the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump uttered some nice thoughts, including quite a few that had previously been uttered by Michelle Obama in a 2008 speech. The plagiarism was pointed out. There was commentary. People tweeted … Continue reading

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Stop calling non-apologies apologies, media friends!

Hello, Los Angeles Times! Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not apologize to Donald Trump, despite your headline saying she did. Nope. And here’s your problematic lead (or lede, if we wish to sound all JOURNALISTICAL):

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Cruz to City: Drop Dead

A person running for president said something snide, and later said he was apologizing for it. Sounds good until you seek the apology. The candidate isn’t expressing regret, he’s piling insults higher.

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