Yes, even Maggie Haberman
We’d theoretically still have the judiciary but a second term would almost certainly test their boundaries and possibly make them irrelevant when they just flat out ignore them. Which is why anyone, on any end of the spectrum bitching about Biden for ANY reason should be ignored. Voice your concerns in a second term when we still live in a country where Presidents have term limits, you well intentioned dolts.
Tucker Carlson being seriously floated as a VP pick is hilarious considering the guy has been relegated to blogging and filming interviews on X no one outside the blue checks is watching. But Stephen Miller as the Attorney General literally makes my blood run cold.
That the media has pivoted from the horse race drama of the election and toward the threat that a second Trump term poses kind of follows the old adage that "if it bleeds, it leads."
It's working on me, though. I'm fucking terrified.
He was literally making their lives less safe by constantly targeting them under his presidency, so I don't understand how it's only now that they are getting the hint that a second term might be a bad idea. And frankly, it's still not remotely enough. They've prioritized clicks, ratings and placating the far right by puff pieces and both sideism over telling the real truth for 8 fucking years (I mean, it's not even been a week since the WaPo editorial board decided to chastise liberal women for not submitting themselves to marrying conservative men); and if he wins, they will bear a lot of the responsibility for what happens, alongside the GOP.
This is why it is vital for the Democrats to keep the Senate. Like 100% absolutely a must. We can't rely on any "rational Republican" Senators to block nominees for cabinet positions or new judges. Even though Turtle Face has actually expressed disgust at what it would mean, we can't rely on him to ever do the right thing and if he does, he won't be the majority leader for long.
At what point does the military decide they can no longer obey orders from the Commander-In-Chief? The top brass already know he's a lunatic but will they be willing to ignore any direct orders?
I really like that you misspelled Gutfeld!'s last name.
The danger of putting The Ketchup Hurler back into the Oval Office seems so painfully obvious -- like you'll burn yourself if you stick your hand in flames type of common sense. And yet, in the name of getting people who don't care to pay attention, we have to nod along while Liz Cheney and Cassidy Hutchinson collect flowers on their book tours and slobber over each other, as though they're speaking bold truths. We've reached the point where we're expected to give shout outs to shitty people who are sounding alarm bells and we're supposed to feel good about it, is what I'm saying. Well, I'm nodding and keeping my mouth shut, but it still rankles me. It's perverse.
Nationally, this may be true, but in Iowa, it's All Horse Race, All The Time still. Because local media here desperately need the cash they get from the circus every 4 years.
It shouldn't take threats against oneself for someone to fucking finally pay attention to what's going to happen to everyone else.
I was glad to hear MSNBC actually use the word fascist to describe trump/MAGA/the GOP for the first time a week or two ago.
About time. And every single media outlet should be calling MAGA fascism, because it is. There's no mistaking it for anything else at this point. Not calling it what it is is negligence at best, and a conscious choice to deceive your viewers/readers at worst.
I hope people are waking up. Trump is literally saying I get back in I’m going to take away all the laws so he can he be like Putin. He’s insane and should be in jail.
(A) TFG is exactly the threat to everything as outlined here.
(B) Outvoting his supporters is not the only solution to averting his taking power.