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Rush Limbaugh on Firing Robert Mueller

It’s the end of the world:

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday voiced concerns about President Trump’s comments on NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, saying Trump should not have the power to dictate who can kneel during the anthem.

“There’s a part of this story that’s starting to make me nervous, and it’s this: I am very uncomfortable with the president of the United States being able to dictate the behavior and power of anybody. That’s not where this should be coming from,” Limbaugh said on his show.

Limbaugh said he believed Trump’s motives were “pure,” but he argued that the president’s actions were unhelpful in the broader debate on players kneeling.

“Trump is continually tweeting — I know what he’s doing, and I understand why he’s doing it, and his motives are pure; don’t misunderstand. But I don’t think that it is useful or helpful for any employee anywhere to be forced to do something because the government says they must,” he continued.

Rolling Stone for sale

Jann Wenner Net Worth

That’s too bad. While I don’t always agree with their political coverage, they have gone into issues with a depth and breadth we don’t see in many places these days.

Both Jann and Gus Wenner, the president and chief operating officer of Wenner Media, said they intended to stay on at Rolling Stone. But they said they also recognized that the decision could ultimately be up to the new owner.

Still, the potential sale of Rolling Stone — on the eve of its 50th anniversary, no less — underscores how inhospitable the media landscape has become as print advertising and circulation have dried up.

“There’s a level of ambition that we can’t achieve alone,” Gus Wenner said last week in an interview at the magazine’s headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. “So we are being proactive and want to get ahead of the curve.”

“Publishing is a completely different industry than what it was,” he added. “The trends go in one direction, and we are very aware of that.”

Chris Cuomo says something true

CNN’s Cuomo Calls ‘Extreme Right’ The ‘Number One Domestic Terror Threat’ In America

CNN host Chris Cuomo argued on Monday that the “fundamental problem” with President Donald Trump’s supporters is they confuse “fact and feeling.” During a panel discussion with a group of six die-hard Trump supporters, CNN co-host Alisyn Camerota asked if the president had helped his cause by attacking Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Russia investigation.… Continue Reading →

Former Trump aide threatens McMaster, Drudge over Bannon

Is steve bannon next to be ousted from the white house?

Amid increasing talk of Steve Bannon’s perilous position within Donald Trump’s White House, a former aide to the president has said that should Bannon be ousted, he will blow his perceived enemies, namely H.R. McMaster and Matt Drudge, “the fuck up.” Related: Trump Defends McMaster After Alt-Right Attacks From Bannon Allies McMaster, Trump’s national security adviser,… Continue Reading →

‘Fire Hannity’ effort continues

fake news generator hannity

Efforts to get Fox News to fire commentator Sean Hannity have intensified in recent days, amid allegations that the network collaborated with the White House in promulgating a conspiracy theory that sought to cast blame on Democratic operatives for the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, who was killed while walking home from… Continue Reading →

White Nationalist Stephen Miller rants at CNN reporter

Gollum in the White House

Thank goodness today’s White House Press Briefing was on camera because the fireworks we saw from CNN’s Jim Acosta and White House Nazi #2, Stephen Miller, was *insane*. Miller was not prepared for Acosta’s direct questions nor was he capable of changing the subject as Acosta came back with follow up upon follow up. It was… Continue Reading →

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