Yet another quiet week in Freeperville, y’all. It’s like reading a transcript of the conversation on a Dallas Cowboys transport bus after they’ve lost yet another game – mostly quiet sulking.
Except, of course, for this –
FANATICS: THE DEEP END (Guess who the fanatics are)
Vice TV ^ | 5/29/2021 | ViceTV
Posted on 5/28/2021, 7:36:34 PM by Oshkalaboomboom
Alice Hines goes all in on a journey to the outer limits of obsession.
Season 1 Episode 1: “QAnon”
Alice investigates what causes people to think that storming the U.S. Capitol seemed like a good idea. What draws people to the cult of QAnon?
************************************************Alice works for Vice TV and the New York Times. This is TV in the Biden Era. If it makes Trump supporters look bad, it’s gotta be good.
To: OshkalaboomboomSome who appear to support President Trump are also trying their hardest to drive rational supporters away from him with crazy conspiracy theories, wrong medical advice, name calling, false accusations and demands for sane people to go away.
To: familyopI think Trump is a big, dumb idiot,
How dare you insult big dumb idiots by comparing them to The Darnold? And here, especially. Prepare for incoming fire!
but 95% percent of the Crazy conspiracies, bad Medical advice, false accusations and other things he never said were Rupars, taken or edited out of context by a dishonest media.
Bush/Romney republicans are even BIGGER idiots, because they think the media is their friend.
To: UNGNI think Trump is a big, dumb idiotSo, you’re a bigger billionaire
….who declares bankruptcy six times, and is working on his seventh. And does that mean that Bill Gates would make a better President?
and you’ve been a better President than him?
Chester A. Arthur was a fucking better President than him. He lost his second-term bid, too.
The Republican Governors Association on Tuesday threw out Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow and a top Trump ally, after he showed up to its spring conference in Tennessee, he told POLITICO in an interview.
Lindell said he had flown to Nashville on Monday to attend the three-day meeting starting on Tuesday, but that only a few minutes after he collected his credential at the JW Marriott Hotel, an event coordinator in the lobby told him he was not allowed at any of the official RGA events.
An RGA official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said on Tuesday night that Lindell tried to join transportation for members only for a dinner at the Tennessee Governor’s Mansion and was denied. The person added: “These events are for RGA members, and Mike Lindell is not currently an RGA member.”
*******************************Lindell rose to political fame in the last year as he became a top ally of then-President Donald Trump, even speaking at a White House event in the early weeks of the pandemic. Trump called him a friend during that Rose Garden press briefing. After the 2020 election, Lindell became one of the most prominent people touting Trump’s falsehoods about a stolen election, and he hosted a feature-length documentary on the One America News Network about the subject.
To: central_vaMike could enhance his position in both the political and corporate world if he would just change that 70’s disco themed aqua polyester shirt!!!!
To: central_vaHe reminds me of a carny barker.
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 54% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Biden’s job performance. Forty-three percent (43%) disapprove.
The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the job Biden is doing and 37% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -4. (see trends)
*************************It brings me no joy to report this,
but it’s a useful reality check of what we’re up against.Every measure of American life has worsened since this fraudulent president was installed on Jan 20: gas shortages, skyrocketing inflation, dismal job reports, southern border overrun, deteriorating Mideast conditions, but he remains popular enough because the Democrat SuperPac known as our media ignores or whitewashes the news.
Now, 3.5 years from now is a long time and Biden may not be able to read words off a teleprompter at all by then, but if this fossilized lunatic can pull in 54% approval from a reputable pollster with so much going wrong, I believe that they can easily sub in Kamala or anyone else and draw similar numbers.
It’s really incredible and sickening how powerful the media is in narrative shaping. 4 years ago the media coup with the fraudulent Russia investigation was in full swing while he was busy building a record economy. Now, this feces fingered Midas is causing calamities right and left and the media awards him with praise.
To: MountainWalkerBS Poll but he should feel good considering it’s probably 10 democrats they polled.
To: MountainWalkerno more truth to this poll than the election..
To: MountainWalkerFake pole(sic) numbers from the old democrat communist propaganda machine
To: SeruzawaRasmussen is now propaganda?
To: NicoDonRasmussen uses a superior methodology and has been the most accurate pollster of the last 20 years.
To: MountainWalker“No joy” indeed. It has been a consistent barometer.
OAN Stars Bolt for Newsmax as Pro-Trump Network Reaches New Levels of Bonkers
Yahoo News ^ | 5/18/22 | Justin Baragona, Diana Falzone
Posted on 5/24/2021, 5:00:59 PM by MozillaAs the two fringe cable TV outlets battle for former President Donald Trump’s affections, several high-profile One America News staffers have jumped ship to Newsmax—not just in pursuit of a larger audience, insiders said, but also as a respite from OAN’s increasing extremism.Already known for its cartoonishly bonkers MAGA propagandizing, OAN in recent months has veered even further into unhinged right-wing territory. And Newsmax—which is often just as obsequiously pro-Trump in its commentary—has pulled back on its wildest election conspiracy theories while hoovering up some of OAN’s top on-air talent: news anchor Alex Salvi, correspondent Jenn Pellegrino, and reporter Amanda Brilhante. Those moves followed Newsmax poaching OAN’s White House correspondent Emerald Robinson last year.Pellegrino, who served as a White House correspondent and on-air host for OAN, abruptly left the far-right channel earlier this month, only for Newsmax to announce her debut as co-anchor of a 9 p.m. ET program called Cortes and Pellegrino, co-hosted by former Trump campaign senior adviser Steve Cortes.In late March, meanwhile, Salvi—one of OAN’s rare “straight news” anchors—revealed during his media-focused show After Hours that he was exiting the network after hosting since 2019. A few weeks later, Salvi quietly showed up on Newsmax, revealing his new role as a Rome-based foreign correspondent with the network. Brilhante, who’d been with OAN since graduating college in 2017, was hired away in February to be Newsmax’s breaking news reporter.****************************Newsmax is stealing OAN talent.
According to insiders—including current Newsmax staffers—who spoke with The Daily Beast, the uptick in OAN staffers abandoning ship can be chalked up to the network’s minuscule ratings, its lower pay, and the fact that Newsmax is only ever-so-slightly less toxic in its diehard MAGA politics.I’m going to predict that it’s the lower pay that is the primary, and probably only, reason for the moves.
To: MozillaI don’t watch either one, nor any other news channels, anywhere, anytime. FR is my go-to place for what’s going on in the world.
To: mass55thYou’re not missing much. OAN is mostly a snoozefest and Newsmax is amateur hour.
To: McGavin999They have a few folks that need to learn to read a teleprompter, one who talks wayyy to fast, one dude who stands and pontificates. It’s like OAN is for cutting their teeth.