Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump Pal Tweets: 'This is Rick. He Carries The Nuclear Football. Rick Is The Man.'

It was only the 24th day of the Donald Trump presidency, but it most assuredly was not another day of Making America Great Again. 
* Michael Flynn, top Trump security aide who lied about pre-election contacts with Ruskies, quit. 
* Flynn was vulnerable to bigly Ruskie blackmail, just like in the movies. 
* Repeated efforts made, beginning with Obama's acting AG, to apprise Trump of dangerous Flynn situation, but were ignored until leaked to press. 
* Flynn deputy K.T. McFarland likely to blow town, as well. 
* Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, in way over his head, next admin big likely to get ax. 
* Admin foreign policy team scrambles to fit policy with prez's latest tweets. 
* Mar-a-Lago dinner table becomes open-air Situation Room. 
* Army officer who carries "nuclear football" poses for photo with Trump pal. 
* Deportation raids continue.
* Yet another federal judge issues Muslim Ban injunction, noting only evidence in admin pleading is actually declaration by experts that ban "undermines national security . . . rather than making us safer." 
* White House collecting "negative info dossiers" on reporters. 
* Secret Service steps in as communications staffer Omarosa Manigault attacks reporter. 
* Trump furious over SNL sketch casting chief strategist Steve Bannon as Grim Reaper manipulating prez. 
* Leading shrinks warn Trump's speech and actions "demonstrate inability to tolerate views different from his own, leading to rage reactions." 
* Distracted by political brushfires of own making, prez fails to fill key posts, including scores of ambassadorships.
Billionaire who forgot $100 million in pants pocket confirmed as Treasury secretary. 
* Wife abusing Labor nominee up for vote next. 
* Plans afoot to give predatory companies free rein by gutting Consumer Financial Protection Agency 
* More false voting fraud claims. 
* Republicans clueless about how to repeal and replace Obamacare, may give up on screwing with Medicare. 
* Trump poodle Jason Chafetz launches investigation of Sid the Science Kid. 
* Aides so fearful of pissing off prez that they're telling him everything is going great. 
* Are we safe yet? 
No one in charge, no grown-ups, anyway.

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