Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
RIP Burt Reynolds, the King of “toxic masculinity.” – The great Burt Reynolds died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on Thursday, marking the passing of a true television and film legend. Reynolds will be mostly remembered as the “Bandit” in the giant hit film “Smokey and the Bandit,” which I learned yesterday out-grossed “Star Wars” at the box office in 1977. But he was a serious actor, for which he was finally recognized by the creeps in the Hollywood community late in life, a true master of the craft.
Reynolds won’t receive 8 days of memorial services because liberals won’t have any way to use his death as a tool to bash the current president of the United States, but perhaps he should. Rest in Peace.
I am Spartacus!!!! Wait, what? No, really, I really am Spartacus!!!! – The Cory Booker 2020 Campaign got off to an inauspicious start yesterday, as the goofy Democrat Senator from New Jersey embarrassed himself on national television, causing a huge fight during the Kavanaugh hearings over what turned out to be a big bag of nothing.
Rudely interrupting Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, Booker notified the hearing that he was going to release 12 pages of emails Kavanaugh sent and received during his time in the George W. Bush Administration that Booker claimed were inflammatory and intentionally being withheld by the committee’s Republican majority. In making his announcement, Booker dramatically compared himself to Spartacus, saying he was willing to fall on his sword and be kicked out of the Senate by taking this action.
Fake journalists all over the fake news media went into high gear, praising Booker for his courage and lauding him for standing up to Grassley and those evil Republicans in order to get these “damaging” emails out to the public. Because of course they did.
But there were two problems with Booker’s claims: 1) the emails demonstrated only that Kavanaugh actually opposed implementation of racial profiling procedures following the 9/11 attacks in 2001; and 2) the release of the documents had already been approved by the committee hours before Booker had his “I am Spartacus, dammit!” moment in the hearing room.
It was a bad day for Senator Jazz Hands, and thus a good day for America.
You are failing this screen test, Ms. Harris. – Things weren’t any better for the Judiciary Committee’s other Democrat “rising star,” California Senator Kamala Harris. Harris came up a crapper on Thursday after using her time questioning Kavanaugh on Wednesday to build anticipation that she had some damaging information on the nominee.
On Wednesday, as detailed from this piece at PJ Media, Harris had this highly-dramatic exchange with Judge Kavanaugh:
“Judge, have you ever discussed Special Counsel Mueller or his investigation with anyone?” Harris asked. After the nominee responded that he had, the senator asked, “Have you discussed it with anyone at Kasowitz, Benson, and Torres, the law firm founded by Marc Kasowitz, President Trump’s personal lawyer? Be sure about your answer, sir.”
Kavanaugh, perplexed, could not remember if he knew anyone at that law firm. “Is there a person you’re talking about?” The senator responded, “I’m asking you a very direct question, yes or no.”
“I’m not sure, I need to know anyone who works at that law firm,” the nominee explained. As the senator continued to push him, he said, “I’m just trying to think, do I know anyone at that firm.” Kamala Harris cut him off, saying, “That’s not my question.”
“I would like to know the person you’re thinking of,” Kavanaugh said. “I think you’re thinking of someone and you don’t want to tell us,” Harris countered. Can she read his mind?!
“Who did you have a conversation with?” Kamala Harris asked, acting as though the nominee’s perplexed face revealed his complicity.
Republican Senator Mike Lee cut in there with a point of order, but Harris’s apparent setup had been completed. This exchange set our fake journalist community afire with speculation all over CNN, MSNBC and their social media accounts that Harris must – MUST – have some damaging proof that Kavanaugh did have the secret conversations the Senator alluded to or she would never have brought it up. Right? Because to have that particular exchange on national television without having some documentary proof that the nominee had some damaging conversations with some lawyer at the particular law firm in question would be incredibly…well, stupid on the part of the Democrat Party’s “rising star.”
So all these liberal fake reporters and editors and on-air talking heads waited with bated breath most of the day for Senator Harris’s next turn in the questioning, which took place late in the afternoon. Why, when her turn came, the boom would surely be lowered.
But Harris’s turn came, and it turned out that she, like Senator Booker, had a big bag of nothing, filled only with hot air and a raft of false innuendo. But then, hey, she’s a Democrat, so of course that was the case. Some things are just too predictable.
Hey, look! Jeff Sessions has been doing something after all! – The Washington Post revealed on Thursday that…wait for it…our Attorney General has actually been doing some stuff!!!! Awesome!!!!
Turns out that General Sessions has had a grand jury convened in Washington D.C. for six months now as a part of DOJ’s investigation into all the wrongdoing committed during 2016-17 by former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. The Post naturally portrays this as just sort of the normal course of business, but think about this for a second: This grand jury has been doing its work for half a year as just one part of a larger DOJ investigation, and the news of it just now leaked to the Washington Post??? Good god, we knew about the two grand juries convened by Special Counsel Robert Mueller last summer about two seconds after the decision had been made to convene them.
Now think about this: Given all the other bad actors within the Obama-era DOJ/FBI anti-Trump cabal who have now been run off from DOJ, the FBI and even the Senate Intelligence Committee (remember James Wolfe?), do you think this is the only DOJ investigation taking place, the only grand jury convened? Do you really think that skunks and snakes like Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Bruce Ohr, John Brennan, James Clapper, James Comey and Sally Yates are just going to skate?
Some in the fake news media are speculating that we won’t see any more revelations about ongoing DOJ investigations until after Election Day, because of the “unspoken rule” that DOJ should not make major announcements within 60 days of an election in order to avoid influencing the outcomes. Note how our fake news media only concerns itself with “unspoken rules” that might work to the Democrats’ advantage – we have seen no similar concerns expressed by these leftist hacks about all the “unspoken rules” and written rules being slung aside by the Democrats in the Kavanaugh hearings this week.
It’s a fairly safe bet that this media hand-wringing will be proven wrong. Donald Trump, unlike his GOP surrender monkey colleagues, understands that he is in a political war, a war that only the Democrats were actually fighting until he came along. Trump doesn’t really much care about “unspoken rules” that exist only to advantage his opposition.
So buckle up. Oh, and don’t be surprised if something very big happens today or early next week. Something like the declassification of a bunch of documents that DOJ and the FBI have been withholding from congress.
Just another day in the drama just keeps building America.
That is all.
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