Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Somehow, I don’t imagine the NFL owners are sweating this one too much. – Radical DNC vice-chairman Keith Ellison says he’s going to boycott the NFL this season over the league’s recent decision to force players to honor the American flag, or remain in the locker room while the national anthem his being played.
Did I mention that Ellison’s a Democrat? And not just any old Democrat, but one of the Democrat Party’s national leaders? I wanted to be sure everyone is clear on that: He’s not just in the Party, but, as one of the Party’s highest leaders, reflective of the values of the Party’s membership. Democrats – if they didn’t exist, no one in their right minds would dream of inventing them.
First they came for your plastic straws, then they came for your Q-tips. – The increasingly fascist overlords at the European Union have proposed to eliminate plastic items like soda straws, cotton buds, coffee stirs and balloon sticks in a litter reduction effort. They claim these bans will only take place where “sustainable” (read: ineffective) alternatives are available, but we all know that’s a damn lie. Fines and other draconian penalties will follow the new policy within a matter of a few years if not mere months. This is how leftists implement increasing controls over all our lives.
About that whole Hillary Clinton/Facebook thing… – In response to a question last Friday, the Pantsuit Princess told an audience that she wants to be CEO of Facebook. Most observers just shrugged that off, saying hey, she was just answering a question, and anyway, that could never happen, so no biggie.
Right? Well, no. Not right at all.
We have to remember that the Fainting Felon hasn’t uttered an unscripted word in public in more than 30 years. She doesn’t make off-hand comments, doesn’t give answers unless there is a purpose behind them.
Nor does she just leave the reporting following her public appearances to chance – her handlers and aides were no doubt meeting with compliant fake reporters afterwards to lobby them to emphasize the parts of the event they want emphasized. From this event, the only remark by the Coughing Crook that made headlines was the line about wanting to be CEO of Facebook. This is not an accident.
The evidence lies in how she expanded on her initial answer:
“It’s the biggest news platform in the world,” Clinton said. “Most people in our country get their news, true or not, from Facebook.”
“Now Facebook is trying to take on some of the unexpected consequences of their business model, and I for one hope they get it right because it really is critical to our democracy that people get accurate information on which to make decisions.”
This is the Cackling Crone attempting to condition the public to accept her as an arbiter of what constitutes “accurate information” on social media and/or media platforms.
Now, obviously, the Hacking Hag isn’t going to become Facebook’s CEO, but what about being named to its board of directors? Or as some sort of special advisor? Why not? Or what about being named to some executive or advisory role with some other social media platform?
Facebook has already been loading up its executive staff with ex-Clintonistas and Obama thugs; the Obamas themselves are branching into producing programs for a terribly misguided Nexflix; it’s only natural for the Grasping Grifter to be reaching for her own cut of the pie.
Everything – literally everything – the Clintons say in public is designed to condition the public, either to rationalize something they’ve already done or normalize something one of them is about to do. Trust me: this whole “CEO of Facebook” nonsense is no different.
Keeping it all in the family. – If you’ve wondered why Arizona (and the New’s Media’s) Senator John McCain hasn’t done the right thing and given up the seat he’s clung to for 32 long years in the wake of his diagnosis with terminal brain cancer, it’s really pretty simple: He wants to bequeath the seat to his wife, Cindy McCain.
Basically, it’s all about the state of Arizona’s rules for filling a senate seat that becomes vacant in the midst of a term. If McCain were to vacate the seat prior to June 1, state law requires that a special election be held this coming November. If he clings to the seat until that date, Arizona’s Republican Governor Doug Ducey gets to appoint McCain’s replacement, and that person will be allowed to serve unchallenged until a special election is held in November, 2020.
This person will then have more than two years to get him- or herself established in the job and thus enjoy all the advantages of incumbency when 2020 rolls around. As always, the DC establishment protects its own, and in this instance, its own is John McCain’s wife Cindy, at least if you believe the reporting done in Monday’s story from Newsmax.
For all anyone outside of the McCain clan knows, Cindy McCain might hold political views more in line with Chuck Schumer than those of Mitch McConnell. At best, we can hope she’s at least a RINO who will, like her husband, vote with the GOP caucus most of the time. It’s also important to note here that John McCain, due to his tragic illness, has not set foot in Washington DC this entire year, a situation that has frequently left McConnell without an operational majority. This is dereliction of duty, plain and simple.
So set are McCain, Gov. Ducey and the rest of the GOP’s good ol’ boys (and gals) club on keeping this senate seat in the McCain family that they are willing to deny the voters of Arizona any say whatsoever in determining McCain’s successor for the next two and a half years. But then, John McCain has been thumbing his nose at the voters for 32 years and they just kept sending him back expecting a different result. So at the end of the day, this final thumbing of McCain’s nose is exactly what Arizona’s Republican voters deserve.
Just another day in grifting Clintons and clinging McCains America.
That is all.
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