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Ossoff Leads Handel By 2% in GA

We have a new poll from Gravis Marketing today showing Democrat Jon Ossoff up by 2% on Republican Karen Handel in the Special Election in Georgia.

US HOUSE – GEORGIA – CD6 RUNOFF (Gravis)
Jon Ossoff (D) 47%
Karen Handel (R) 45%

This poll was done May 8-10 among 870 likely voters.

Posted by Dave at 9:07 pm
Filed under: General | Comments (324)

324 Responses to “Ossoff Leads Handel By 2% in GA”

  1. Robbie says:

    NYCMike may have found a new candidate to support. Again, the decision of the new Alabama governor ro move up the date of the Senate special election looks dumber and dumber.

    Kevin Robillard?Verified account @PoliticoKevin 12m12 minutes ago
    More
    #ALSen is about to get even crazier: Rep. Mo Brooks is making a “statewide announcement” tomorrow.

  2. Phil says:

    What’s crazy about it?

    Alabama voters aren’t going to put in a Democrat to be Chucky’s puppet.

  3. Trump says:

    Fake tweets are Robbie’s bread and butter.

    Fake tweets from dweebs nobody has heard of.

  4. Cash Cow TM says:

    Thanks, Dave W.

    Don’t be surprised if you get a quart of milk on your doorstep tomorrow morning.

  5. NYCmike says:

    ok, i’ll ask the question that everybody wants to ask: who is Mo Brooks, and why is Robbie obsessed with him?

  6. Cash Cow TM says:

    Hey,

    There is an election in PA on Tuesday.

    Will there be any surprises?

  7. Trump says:

    And, who is Kevin robillard, and why should anyone care what he finds crazy?

    Can the Jeb cocsucker get any more obscure?

    The most important question is, will the Alabama senate race be crazier than the brokered GOP convention?

  8. Trump says:

    It will be crazy, cc.

    You should tweet it to Robbie.

  9. Phil says:

    Nice to get a new thread.

  10. Robbie says:

    Phil says:
    May 14, 2017 at 9:22 pm
    What’s crazy about it?

    Alabama voters aren’t going to put in a Democrat to be Chucky’s puppet.

    – Is Alabama going to elect a Democrat Senator? No. Does the Senate need HFC member Mo Brooks or suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is also running, as a Senator? No.

    We need less crazy. Not more.

  11. Tina says:

    When will the leakers be arrested?

  12. Tina says:

    I remember when milk was delivered to the home.

    There were cute pictures of a cow on the bottle.

  13. lisab says:

    “Those up in arms Obama supposedly did it to Trump are the ones cheering Trump doing it to Comey.”

    in one case, a sitting president, listening into communications of the opposition party

    vs.

    a president recording his conversation with an employee

    yup … totally the same thing … in stalin’s soviet union

  14. Phil says:

    Well, wonderful.

    Ann Coulter, the big Trumper, has now stated she is ready to jump ship. Yep, citing the budget she characterized as a joke and no “real change in immigration policy” she now says she is ready to quit Trump. She says she always knew Trump’s personality was “grotesque” but was willing to put up with it because of his views on the issue of immigration.

    Well, thanks a lot, Ann. Now you tell us. She tells us in spite of all his flaws we really had no choice but to go with him.

    Uh, Ann, yes we did. Not after the nomination, but plenty of choices during the primaries.

    So Ann wanted to stick us with Trump and now just casually walks away and says never mind.

    Thanks a bunch, sister.

  15. NYCmike says:

    Phil,

    What are you mad at her for? He said things on the campaign trail, and then did not fight for those things.

    Of course she is only doing this to get eyeballs on her, because it does not matter that she is dropping him now. Trump is not up for election again until 2020.

    The more important issue is that Congress needs to step up, follow Ted Cruz on healthcare, get some corporate tax cuts enacted, and go after Obama-era sycophants in the IRS, EPA, and other federal agencies.

  16. NYCmike says:

    http://freebeacon.com/culture/miss-usa-winner-angers-liberals-with-health-care-answer/

    -I may start watching this again if we can get more winners like her!

  17. Phil says:

    I’m sick of her act. We just HAD to have this guy according to her. Now we have him and she bails after four months? What BS. Yeah, she’s an attention hound. I get that. But, come on! Everyone knows her “we need to nominate Trump if we are going to stop Hillary” was a croc of you know what. Polls consistently showed Rubio would have wiped the floor with Hillary, and everyone knows it. Would have been MORE conservative in most areas once inaugurated, and wouldn’t have been nearly the easy target that loose cannon Trump is. However, the sage Ann Coulter now just walks away after she gets her man. Screw her.

  18. Trump says:

    Fak and flawed polls.

    Rubio would never have won Ohio, PA,WI and MI.

    Join the real world from time to time.

  19. Trump says:

    Rubio could not withstand 30 seconds of contact with Christie.

    Enough said.

  20. NYCmike says:

    “Screw her.”

    -After Bill Maher and Keith Olbermann?

    NO THANK YOU!

  21. Bitterlaw says:

    Ann Coulter only believes in Ann Coulter. I don’t know who buys her books or why they bother.

  22. PresidentPaul! says:

    #14

    Well Trump was best one running. It wasn’t like 2008 or 12 when we had Ron Paul.

  23. PresidentPaul! says:

    Well Rand was better but he dropped out very early…

  24. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw,

    You know any good real estate agents in your neck of the woods?

  25. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/2017/05/14/ed-meese-trumps-travel-ban-clearly-legal-should-be-upheld/

    -Looks like Meese believes the not-botched immigration EO is legal.

    He does not mention Bannon.

  26. Bitterlaw says:

    NCY – I do. The house across the street from me is for sale. When are you moving in?

    What area? Philadelphia or suburbs?

  27. NYCmike says:

    Seriously?

    Have my niece and family looking to move near his family (her husbands Mom works at ‘nova).

  28. Bitterlaw says:

    Hey,

    There is an election in PA on Tuesday.
    Will there be any surprises?

    Big race in Philadelphia is for District Attorney. Flaming leftists are running in the Dem Primary. None of them supports the death penalty but one might consider it if a cop is killed. Might. One is backed by Susan Sarandon and Soros. He is proudly proclaiming his years of representing BLM as a strength for a DA. The winner of the Dem primary is the winner in November. Book it.

  29. PresidentPaul! says:

    The Sound of Social Justice (Simon & Garfunkel parody)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Knuwl2ZQXE&feature=youtu.be

  30. Bitterlaw says:

    The one across the street is probably too expensive for the neighborhood but I live blocks from the campus and there are many homes in the area. What size are they looking for?

    I can ask the realtors I know. We then have to figure out a way to get that to you. We could use Walt’s FB as a means to exchange info if you are one of his friends.

  31. NYCmike says:

    I am texting her now. Let me see how far along they are. I figured it was worth a gamble to reach out, since I knew you were near the school.

    Not on Facebook, so that is out of the question right now.

    Should I ask Wissing to forward my email to you? Would you mind?

  32. Phil says:

    “join the real world from time to time”

    Last time you and I had any dialogue you were explaining to me how Trump didn’t have the option of firing Comey in January because Comey had this ten year term.

    Yeah, you’re always a real know it all.

  33. Tina says:

    One of the jebots aka drats in drag indicated that the same eo drafter under hillary would be legal.

    Again, same exact exec order. Legal for hillary not legal for trump.

  34. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – Dave has my info. He has been a covert go-between in other matters.

  35. Tina says:

    I despise ann coukter, phil. Who dresses like thst over 50. He is doing what he can do re illegal immigration.

    Round up and deport and enforce exisfing law.

  36. NYCmike says:

    Understood, Bitterlaw.

    Thanks.

  37. Robbie says:

    Trump has wriggled his way out of political holes before, but the current one he’s in seems pretty deep. As Phil noted, even Ann Coulter is publicly stating some second thoughts. That comes on the heels of Matt Drudge and Michael Savage also announcing their concerns about the state of Trump’s presidency. In Trumpworld, those are big names.

  38. Robbie says:

    How Trump’s staff gets news to a man who doesn’t surf the web. There are even cameos from KT McFarland and noted troll Chuck Johnson!

    http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/15/donald-trump-fake-news-238379

  39. Trump says:

    Robbie the retard back for his fake news trolling.

  40. Tina says:

    Oh no, mslsd claims that kac hates trump.

    Lol,

    That network is going the way of cnn

  41. Trump says:

    Robbie and the nevertrumpers are “an inferno of flaming crazy” and trump pours gasoline on the fire every day.

    Glorious.

  42. Robbie says:

    Josh Krashaaur of National Journal reports that Ann Wagner is expected to announce her challenge of McCaskill in July and has polling to suggest she’d win.

  43. Trump says:

    Phil,

    Better than a moron like you, a deadender who clings to Ted Cruz because his panties are in a twist by how trump talks.

    Rubio? Really? 2 percent in Ohio primary? One body slam from Christie, and poof Rubio?

  44. Robbie says:

    The only thing Trump is pouring gasoline on is his own presidency. To earn comparison to Jimmy Carter in just four months, as he did from Ed Rollins yesterday, is quite a feat.

  45. Trump says:

    Cruising to reelection, Jeb cocsucker Robbie.

  46. Trump says:

    That is why you are so triggered,more tard.

  47. Tina says:

    So, the kac hates trump story is from mika joe scarfarce.

    Fake news

  48. Tina says:

    6h
    Bill Mitchell @mitchellvii
    If Trump’s tweets are really bad for him, why do the Democrats keep telling him to stop?

    Yes, why?

  49. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    May 15, 2017 at 11:02 am
    6h
    Bill Mitchell @mitchellvii
    If Trump’s tweets are really bad for him, why do the Democrats keep telling him to stop?
    Yes, why?

    – Evidence that conservatism to Tina and a lot of supposed conservatives is defined as nothing more than those things that irk liberals.

    In other words, if liberals don’t like it, it must be good.

  50. Tina says:

    Ann is mad about the wall, it will not be built overnight, i am sure that it wikl be litigated and trump will lose in court a few times, thanks to judge illiterate. However, the wall was enanctrd in 2006. It has to be built and there is a process in doing so.

  51. Tina says:

    Zzzz

  52. Chicon says:

    Robbie – the Tweet cited by Tina asks a fair question, imo. When a political opponent makes suggestions allegedly designed to help his opponent, one should suspect that the opponent is acting in his own self-interest.

  53. Phil says:

    LOL

    Trump thinks I’m a deadender.

    I’m about as far from a deadender as you can find on this site. Try and keep up.

  54. Tina says:

    It is a fair question because if he is sinking by tweeting, why say anything?

    The drats are not charitable.

  55. Trump says:

    Only in your mind.

    When there was no path, you still remained steadfastly never trump.

    Solid dead end.

  56. Trump says:

    Definition of a deadender.

  57. Trump says:

    All because Trump didn’t talk like an established lying politician like Rubio.

  58. Bitterlaw says:

    Phil voted for Trump. Suck it, Poster Trump.

  59. Bitterlaw says:

    Definition of a deadender.

    Actually, it is not. A deadender is somebody who supports somebody they believe is ideologically pure over a more moderate candidate even though the more moderate candidate will win and the “pure” candidate will lose. Deadenders only care about sending a message. Christine O’Donnell in Delaware is the poster child of this type of candidate.

  60. Phil says:

    Trump …and in the minds of just about everyone on this site except you who have obviously not read my body of posts over the years. Deadender my ass.

    I voted for Trump. Guess that must make me president of the Never Trumpers for Trump.

    As far as clinging to Cruz. Where the hell did you get that nonsense? I like him in the senate and so does my state. He wins reelection easily if he chooses to run…but for president, he was NEVER on my A list.

  61. Robbie says:

    Chicon says:
    May 15, 2017 at 11:23 am
    Robbie – the Tweet cited by Tina asks a fair question, imo. When a political opponent makes suggestions allegedly designed to help his opponent, one should suspect that the opponent is acting in his own self-interest.

    – I’m not going to take seriously much of anything Bill Mitchell says.

  62. Robbie says:

    Chicon

    Simply because Democrats don’t like something does not mean it must be good for Republicans. For instance, Democrats don’t like Bashar Assad. Does that mean Republicans should like him? Democrats don’t like Putin either. Does that mean he’s good for Republicans? Democrats don’t like the alt-right and white supremacists. Does that mean those groups must be good for Republicans?

    Just because Democrats don’t like Trump’s tweets doesn’t mean his tweets are helpful.

  63. Paul says:

    I’ll let you all in on a secret…. most of us liberals really don’t want Trump to stop tweeting and start acting rational and presidential.

  64. Phil says:

    So Lawrence Tribe lays out in the Washington Post this morning why Trump needs to be impeached to “save the republic from authoritarianism” and now wants impeachment where no crime has been committed.

    The left has descended into a deep pit of lunacy that most could never have imagined. They have gone completely mad.

  65. Wes says:

    After eight years of Obama’s flouting both the law and the Constitution, the Left is suddenly worried about authoritarianism, I see.

    Color me unconvinced.

  66. Tina says:

    I reqd that Phil. The drats are unhinged.

  67. NYCmike says:

    “– I’m not going to take seriously much of anything Bill Mitchell says.”

    -Another person that Robbie will ignore.

  68. Tina says:

    He only takes seriously what daily kos says.

    By the way, trumps approval ratings have increased in ohio and florida, per peoples pundit daily polling.

  69. Chicon says:

    64 – don’t tell Robbie. He thinks the Dems want him to stop tweeting for altruistic reasons…..

  70. Wes says:

    I would say the tepid campaign Handel is running is buoying Ossoff. She’s making a concerted effort to avoid debates whkle Ossoff is actively seeking them and, typically of her, is not being a prodigious fundraiser even as Ossoff is flush with cash.

    Jason had to rewrite history to create a fictional GOP primary for the special and say Handel got 42% of the vote in said mythological primary when actually Handel, despite a significant name ID advantage and the largest base of support of all the candidates, only received 19.8% of the vote in the real primary–the jungle primary featuring Indies, Republicans, and Democrats.

    All of this Jason had to do to tell us Handel is some kind of amazing candidate. The reality of the situation, as I can attest from having watch Handel campaign up close a decade ago, is thst although a likable person, she has always been a bland candidate, never raising large amounts of money despite the increasing need for such as Georgia has become increasingly expensive to campaign in and also never organizing on-the-ground or GOTV operations well.

    That’s why Deal caught up to her and beat her in the 2010 runoff and she became a footnote in 2014 despite again having a strong base of support and high name ID.

    Nowhere is her tepidness as a candidate more on display than in the current debate over the debate schedule going on down there. Ossoff is publicly announcing commitments from several news outlets for debates while Handel is coyly saying she hasn’t committed to any debates yet. Whatever the merits of her reasons for eschewing Ossoff’s proposed debate schedule, Handel could at least propose an alternate schedule of events to face Ossoff at. Instead, she publicly looks scared while Ossoff looks confident.

    In the end, Karen Handel is a tepid candidate who won her only statewide election by the sheer luck of strong gubernatorial coattails and an open seat in an increasjngly GOP state. She hasn’t exactly impressed voters in GA-6 this year despite her own advantages and Ossoff’s deficiencies. Universal name ID from appearing on the ballot five times across the district (in three primaries, a runoff, and a general election) and a solid base of support made her the GOP nominee this time around over three lesser-knoen Republicans.

    Despite this, her showing was not at all impressive.

    She is an at best average candidate who’s trailed her Dem opponent in all but one poll released since the jungle primary. Fortunately the margin has been slight for Ossoff, suggesting Handel can close well. She needs to do so. Realistically because Donald Trump and Nathsn Deal are fairly popular in the district, sn Ossoff win will be a referendum on Handel rather than them.

    Nonetheless, Dems will be able to spin it as a rejection of Trump and use it as a rallying cry for candidates going into 2018 even though Handel herself, being an uninspiring candidate, will be principally at fault.

  71. jason says:

    Rand dropped out early?

    Yeah he could extended the 0-151 record his father established in primaries and caucuses….a danged shame…

  72. jason says:

    Handel got 42% of the R vote, pretty impressive in a crowded GOO field, none of wes’ fake math changes that.

    She is by far the best and strongest of the GOP candidate win or lose. Or maybe wes thinks the candidate that got 20 % is the best considering he is whining about 42%.

  73. jason says:

    Handel is so uninspiring she crushed a strong GOP field. Nobody was even close.

    I love this place.

  74. Wes says:

    This is rich. In Jason’s universe, the actual percentage Handel received of the vote–19.8%–is fake math.

    You simply have to love HHR when a former Mead Treadwell is, in a flailing effort to boost a less-than stellar candidate, pretending a primary that never occurred took place and accusing a person using actual results of employing “fake math” to make his point.

    I sometimes wonder if Jason isn’t a parody screen name created by a member of Monty Python to elicit chuvkles with his ridiculous analysis from HHR.

  75. Robbie says:

    Chicon says:
    May 15, 2017 at 3:43 pm
    64 – don’t tell Robbie. He thinks the Dems want him to stop tweeting for altruistic reasons…..

    – No. I didn’t say that. I just made the point that because Democrats don’t like something doesn’t make it automatically good for Republicans.

    I suspect Democrats love that Trump tweets things that only make his problems worse. For instance, I bet Democrats are tickled to death Trump suggested he may have taped Comey. Now, Democrats can raise the Nixon issue again and pester poor Spicer as to whether there really are tapes.

  76. Wes says:

    She had appeared on the ballot in every precinct of this district five times before this year and yet managed to beat a divided field of guys with significantly less name ID and smaller bases of support with a whopping 19.8% of the vote.

    She’s a regular Kristi Noem–maybe on Bizarro World.

  77. Wes says:

    The word “fanboy” should appear after “Treadwell” in 75.

  78. Wes says:

    Of course let’s pretend, as Jason does, the fictional GOP primary where Handel got 42% of the vote actually occurred.

    This what that would mean:

    She’d be going to a runoff against the second-place finisher.

    Thus, even in Jason’s mythological primary, Handel isn’t an impressive candidate.

  79. Robbie says:

    I don’t know whether Handel will win or not anymore, but I can say this. If she does lose, the freak out we’ll see will dwarf the feeding frenzy we saw last week over Comey’s firing.

    I’m not about to make any predictions about whether the House will flip or not in 2018, but it’s clear Democrats have the momentum on their side. At some point, Republicans and Trump are going to have to do something to turn the tide.

  80. Wes says:

    I can see why Jason was a Mead Treadwell fanboy:

    Jason would have a hard time recognizing a great candidate if one fell out of the sky onto his face and started performing the prisyadka.

  81. Robbie says:

    Anyone checked out Louise Mensch’s Twitter feed lately? She’s gone bonkers. I bring her up because her November 7, 2016 story seemed to be used by many to support Trump’s claim of wiretapping. What’s she’s suggesting now should cast doubt on everything she’s ever said.

  82. Wes says:

    For the record, Robbie, while I want Handel to win, I’m not going to overstate her skills as a candidate. She’s average at best. That was good enough to win in 2006. It was inadequate for the job in 2010 and nowhere close to sufficient in 2014.

    It remains to be seen if Handel will prove good enough to win this time.

    I certainly hope so, but I’m not going to pretend she’s greater than she really is.

  83. Robbie says:

    Just because I can, I want to renew my idea that Trump should name Robert Gates or David Petraeus as his chief of staff. Unless a respected and highly qualified figure is brought in and given carte blanche, I’m not sure any Trump reboot will work the way he hopes.

    Other names might be just as worthy, but we do know Trump respects military men and those he views as equals. Gates’ resume and Pertraeus’ resume would sure fit the bill.

    Gates is probably the best pick. He went on CBS yesterday and praised trump’s desire to disrupt government agencies and bureaucracies.

  84. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    May 15, 2017 at 4:25 pm
    For the record, Robbie, while I want Handel to win, I’m not going to overstate her skills as a candidate. She’s average at best. That was good enough to win in 2006. It was inadequate for the job in 2010 and nowhere close to sufficient in 2014.
    It remains to be seen if Handel will prove good enough to win this time.
    I certainly hope so, but I’m not going to pretend she’s greater than she really is.

    – No need to explain your view to me. I fully understand what your opinion is and I also agree she is an underwhelming candidate. That may be just good enough to cross the finish line, or it may not be.

  85. Tina says:

    Wes, read that. Her ignoring or avoiding debates is not a good strategery.

    She just coukd be an awful candidate.

  86. Tina says:

    Ed Meese, trump travel ban is legal.

    Best ag in many years.

    The 9th circus court heard the appeal, 3 drats.

  87. Wes says:

    Jason is a man alone in declaring Handel to be a great candidate.

    She’s certainly not of Christine O’Donnell caliber, but no one other than Jason even dreams Handel is a stellar would-be pol.

  88. NYCmike says:

    I hope this GA-06 election would come and go so Wes and jason can shut up about it!

  89. Robbie says:

    According to the Washington Post, Trump revealed highly classified information about ISIS to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador. The White House asked the Post not to print the classified data Trump told to the Russians and the Post complied.

    Ugh.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/2017/05/15/530c172a-3960-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?tid=a_breakingnews&utm_term=.bb9ab56cad62

  90. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    That would be terrible – how did the WAPO find out about this leak? The Russians told them? Which admin officials asked the WAPO to NOT publish this information?

  91. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/blog/liveblogevent/mondays-hot-mic-6/entry-207999/

    -Then there is this tidbit about the DC press, and the rest of the country.

  92. Wes says:

    Forgive me, Mikey. Here’s a peace offering:

    http://www.bustyleague.com/pinupfiles/satinee-capona/11.jpg

  93. jason says:

    I said way before the primary that Handel was the strongest candidate the GOP could field and she absolutely crushed her GOP opposition. I think that is why wes is whining about her. I think at the time he supported one of the also rans, the best of which got 20% of the GOP vote.

  94. Trump says:

    Another fake news from the retarded Jeb cocsucker.

  95. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    90. The Washington Post story is based on unnamed sources, none of whom appeared to have been present at the meetings. It is a typical Washington Post hit piece based on rumor. Bilge reporting.

  96. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    May 15, 2017 at 5:26 pm
    Robbie,
    That would be terrible – how did the WAPO find out about this leak? The Russians told them? Which admin officials asked the WAPO to NOT publish this information?

    – Lt. General McMaster apparently was the one who asked the Post not publish the information.

    I’d also surmise McMaster was in the meeting and realized what had happened. There was no way it was just Trump and the Russians in the room by themselves.

    McMaster was clear that Trump did not discuss “sources and methods”.

  97. Robbie says:

    SanDiegoCitizen says:
    May 15, 2017 at 5:31 pm
    90. The Washington Post story is based on unnamed sources, none of whom appeared to have been present at the meetings. It is a typical Washington Post hit piece based on rumor. Bilge reporting.

    – If it was a hit piece, why didn’t McMaster say it was and why did he encourage the Post not to print the info Trump mentioned?

  98. Trump says:

    Unnamed sources are the best sources, according to the retard.

  99. Cash Cow TM says:

    For those keeping a chart…

    Walt moved 3 wheelbarrow loads of dirt from the new telephone pole and spread them on the berry patch, moved a bunch of heavy stuff with the wheelbarrow, spread 4 bags of mulch, mowed, did other assorted jobs.

    He would have done more, but he got his hair cut the morning and his strength is sapped.

  100. Robbie says:

    Allahpundit? @allahpundit 1m
    1 minute ago

    More
    Don’t see how McMaster’s denial about sources or methods is inconsistent with WaPo. WaPo says key revelation was a location.

  101. Trump says:

    Unnamed sources let you make stuff up. What’s not to like?

  102. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    97. You typically “surmise” a lot. It is your right, but it is still only a guess.

  103. Walt says:

    We are watering all the newly seeded patches of grass again.

    The water bill this month ought to be horrendous.

  104. Wes says:

    Actually, Jason, if winning the primary made a candidate the strongest candidate a party could field automatically, then Christine O’Donnell would have mopped the floor with Chris Coons.

    You can ignore ehat I’m saying all you like and fantasize sbout some clandestine sinister motive I have in my analysis of Handel’s candidacy, but I’m sctually telling you why I’m not popping champagne corks over her de facto nomination:

    She is an average candidate who thus far is locked in a tight race with an out-of-step, unemployed carpetbagger she should be stomping.

    That Handel despite some significant advantages in the jungle primary finished a distant second snd has failed to close the deal should tell you she’s not a top-tier candidate.

  105. Trump says:

    The retard believes a lot of nonsense.

  106. Robbie says:

    SanDiegoCitizen says:
    May 15, 2017 at 5:35 pm
    97. You typically “surmise” a lot. It is your right, but it is still only a guess.

    – And you immediately surmised it was fake. It’s your right, but it is still only a guess.

  107. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    100. “Walt moved 3 wheelbarrow loads of dirt from the new telephone pole and spread them on the berry patch…”

    That’s nothing, Robbie just moved a whole lot more dirt by E-mail.

  108. Robbie says:

    SanDiegoCitizen says:
    May 15, 2017 at 5:38 pm
    100. “Walt moved 3 wheelbarrow loads of dirt from the new telephone pole and spread them on the berry patch…”
    That’s nothing, Robbie just moved a whole lot more dirt by E-mail.

    – Yep. It’s my fault.

  109. Phil says:

    Allahpundit is the biggest Trump hater anywhere. There isn’t a day the guy doesn’t go out of his way to print or spin against Trump over at Hot Air. He’s ruining that site and readers over there are getting fed up if the comments sections are any indication. The guy needs to go to work for Daily Kos.

  110. Trump says:

    The comey saga has fizzled, so the retard is on to something else.

  111. Wes says:

    Jason’s still obsessing over this fictional GOP primary Handel won. He really needs to read Georgia special election law and realize what actually happened in GA-6 last month.

  112. Tina says:

    Garbage in and garbage out,

    Unnamed source

    Lol

    Rachael madcow, never trumpeter of the day, rosie odummbell?

  113. Tina says:

    After 5,5. Onths, trump finally has full cabinet.

    Ridiculous.

  114. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Whatever they think of Trump, the majority of Americans appear to believe the press is also bias, although it appears to break down by partisan lines.

    “A Wall Street Journal / NBC News survey found that 51 percent of Americans thought the press was too critical of the new president, and 53 percent agreed that “news media and other elites” were exaggerating the administration’s problems because they are threatened by the changes in Washington.

    By comparison, 41 percent said the media has been mostly fair and objective, and 45 percent disagreed with the assessment the media was exaggerating the situation in Washington.

    Finally 6 percent of Americans said the media hasn’t been tough on Trump enough. The poll surveyed Americans from Feb. 18-22.”

  115. Tina says:

    You can tell the wp article is pos

    The president and the foreign minister reviewed common threats from terrorist organizations to include threats to aviation,” said H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, who participated in the meeting. “At no time were any intelligence sources or methods discussed and no military operations were disclosed that were not already known publicly.””

  116. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Have several close friends who were ardent Sanders supports and loath Trump. We got together yesterday, and I heard about the Mob & Russian Mafia involvement, and prostitutes and illegal business deals being funded, all sorts of nasty behavior. Made Trump appear to be Don Corleone.

    They don’t have a high opinion of Hillary either.

  117. Tina says:

    Trey Gowdy drops from comtention as possible fbi replacement.

    He too himself out.

  118. Tina says:

    It was during that meeting, officials said, that Trump went off script and began describing details of an Islamic State terrorist threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft

    For almost anyone in government, discussing such matters with an adversary would be illegal. As president, Trump has broad authority to declassify government secrets, making it unlikely that his disclosures broke the law.

    Lol, wp is confused.

  119. Tina says:

    Lets see what mika joe scarfarce say tomorrow.

  120. Tina says:

    8 fvi candidates interviewed:

    —Cornyn
    —McCabe
    —A. Fisher
    —M. Garcia
    —F. Townsend
    —H. Hudson
    —Adam Lee
    —Mike Rogers

  121. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    In a generous act of bipartisanship. I made a suggestion to my Democratic friends who their next candidate should be. Suggested someone younger, who had congressional experience, is social media savvy, and was known to keep sensitive government data and E-mails confidential (apparently unlike Trump). That person is Anthony Weiner. He could campaign for president with the catchy campaign slogan: “I am more than just a perv.”

  122. Wes says:

    Unfortunately for the latter’s electoral ambitions, SDC, Breitbart beat Weiner in 2011.

  123. lisab says:

    Democrats don’t like Putin either
    ——————–

    well not since wikileaks

    but they did give him 20% of our uranium deposits

    so they must have liked him a little

  124. Tina says:

    Hillary had ties to russia throuh the foundation.

    Also, podesta had ties.

  125. Tina says:

    Jebots. Hillary is back.

    Moving forward

    Lol

  126. Robbie says:

    When NYCMike sees this, it’s going to be lit!

    BOB CORKER: “The White House has got to do something soon to bring itself under control and in order. It’s got to happen.”

  127. Trump says:

    Corker?

    How’s that Iran deal that corker birthed coming along?

  128. Phil says:

    Corker is right to a certain extent. That said, I have no use for Corker. Democrats play to win at all costs. Corker is an example of a Republican who is more interested in looking good to his elitist Washington buds at Georgetown dinner parties than winning anything. Chuckie Continues to Laugh his ass off.

  129. Tina says:

    Corker is useless.

    The iran deal was a prime example.

  130. Tina says:

    Tillerson knocks down wp fake news story.

    Seems like who ever is keaking, needs to go. Assuming, its even somebody inside the wh, like mouth rinse, spicedrop, or somebody else.

  131. Tina says:

    Wp retracts

    Ha! The WP just added this ending line to their online story:

    “As president, Trump has broad authority to declassify government secrets, making it unlikely that his disclosures broke the law.”

  132. Tina says:

    Ha! The WP just added this ending line to their online story:

    “As president, Trump has broad authority to declassify government secrets, making it unlikely that his disclosures broke the law.”
    Laura ingraham

  133. Tina says:

    Whoops

    WH source with direct knowledge just told me @washingtonpost didn’t talk to ANY U.S. official at mtg w/ Lavrov. “It’s Fake News”

    This is from ingrahams teitter feed.

    Jebot got punked.

  134. Tina says:

    Mcmaster soeaking in matter niw.

  135. Phil says:

    Of course they didn’t talk to anyone at the meeting.

    What a hatchet job. F Corker.

  136. Tina says:

    Laptop bomb issue was widely known in the public too.

    Fake news.

  137. Tina says:

    Now three statements denying the story including Tillerson, McMaster and Dina Powell.

  138. Wes says:

    I hope Corker and Haslam engage in their expected office switch next year, Phil.

  139. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    Nothing “lit” over here.

    I simply waited for more news to come out, after asking my initial questions regarding your first comment about story.

    I’ll wait another day or two to make sure, then I’ll point it out to you and say “Yup, Robbie got rolled again!”.

  140. NYCmike says:

    “I hope Corker and Haslam engage in their expected office switch next year, Phil.”

    -I do not.

    Tennessee is a state that has enough Republicans to elect a real solid conservative. Haslam may be ok, but he should have to deal with someone like Blackburn in a primary, and let the best person win.

    NONE of these B.S. backroom deals, especially involving Corker, we already had one too many with his name on it!

  141. Wes says:

    Unlike many on here, I ignore the various scandals associated with the Trump Administration because they rarely rise to the level of genuine legal or ethical faux pas.

    I didn’t vote for Trump, and I’m as yet uncommitted for 2020.

  142. NYCmike says:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/15/us/politics/voter-id-laws-supreme-court-north-carolina.html?_r=0

    -When I read cr*p like this, it makes me want to puke:

    “The court found that all five restrictions “disproportionately affected African-Americans.” The law’s voter identification provision, for instance, “retained only those types of photo ID disproportionately held by whites and excluded those disproportionately held by African-Americans.””

    How exactly does getting a photo ID become a racial issue? Michael Jordan can’t get a photo ID?

    Or does the lack of an ID have more to do with stupidity, illegality, and laziness?

  143. Wes says:

    Haslam has been a great Governor, Mike. I’m not surprised you want him primaried.

    By the way, I said I want Haslam and Corker to switch so Corker will exit the Senate. Without such a deal, Corker is Senator until he retires or dies. He’s unbeatable in Tennessee.

  144. NYCmike says:

    “Unlike many on here, I ignore the various scandals”

    -Unlike Robbie, I choose to wait a few days/weeks to try to get the whole story, before I start “worrying” and posting “Phil Mattingly” Twitter feeds.

    Did anyone find out who this Mattingly character is yet, and why anyone should care about him?

  145. Phil says:

    Wes, you are on the money. I definitely want Corker out of the senate as well. If a switch is the only way to get it done then so be it.

  146. Wes says:

    145 comes from the same guy who refuses to criticize Deadender Aaron Day for ensuring Maggie Hassan–a reflexively liberal Democrat opposed to voter ID–would defeat Kelly Ayotte, a fine Senator.

  147. NYCmike says:

    Wes,

    Haslam was a great governor….GREAT……then he won’t mind standing for election.

    Same goes for Corker…if he is so popular..why the fear to face the voters?

    I don’t like the idea about a pre-arranged switch. Let the voters decide…..or are you like a Paul-bot in that you don’t want voters to have a say in the matter?

  148. Tina says:

    Why wait 2 days, story fell apart on its ow within minutes.

    Wp,keeps editing the story and then retracts it.

  149. NYCmike says:

    Wes,

    Ever since you proposed to the Mom of your new baby, you are losing it.

    Pull your head OUT of your ass, sit down, and take a breath of clean air.

  150. Tina says:

    Cbs makes wp retract story

    JUST IN: National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says “At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed” http://cbsn.ws/1PfaNT5

  151. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    May 15, 2017 at 6:48 pm
    Whoops
    WH source with direct knowledge just told me @washingtonpost didn’t talk to ANY U.S. official at mtg w/ Lavrov. “It’s Fake News”
    This is from ingrahams teitter feed.
    Jebot got punked.

    – Except the story quoted McMaster who was in the room.

  152. Wes says:

    Mike, have you ever praised any Republican other than a Deadender?

    I recall you even tried to tell me Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock didn’t make a misogynist statement that cost him the election till I did the grammatical breakdown of his statement and proved he did indeed make such a statement.

  153. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    May 15, 2017 at 7:07 pm
    Robbie,
    Nothing “lit” over here.
    I simply waited for more news to come out, after asking my initial questions regarding your first comment about story.
    I’ll wait another day or two to make sure, then I’ll point it out to you and say “Yup, Robbie got rolled again!”.

    – I was just noting how much you don’t like Corker. Didn’t really care what he said.

  154. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    May 15, 2017 at 7:17 pm
    “Unlike many on here, I ignore the various scandals”
    -Unlike Robbie, I choose to wait a few days/weeks to try to get the whole story, before I start “worrying” and posting “Phil Mattingly” Twitter feeds.
    Did anyone find out who this Mattingly character is yet, and why anyone should care about him?

    – No. You are a Trump enabler. I have yet to see you criticize any of Trump’s self inflicted wounds.

  155. Tina says:

    Breaking: Washington Post had no sources who were in the Trump meeting with the Russians. No sources with any direct knowledge.

    Lol.

  156. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    May 15, 2017 at 7:23 pm
    Mike, have you ever praised any Republican other than a Deadender?
    I recall you even tried to tell me Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock didn’t make a misogynist statement that cost him the election till I did the grammatical breakdown of his statement and proved he did indeed make such a statement.

    – Mike was for Chris McDaniel and several of the other bonkers brigade Tea Party gang.

  157. Wes says:

    Mike, you are incredibly uneducated about politics:

    The Governor of Tennessee can serve ONLY two consecutive terms. Haslam won in 2010 and 2014. He’s ineligible for reelection in 2018.

    Also, he’s as invincible as Corker, meaning no serious primary challenge would arise if he and Corker switched jobs.

  158. Robbie says:

    Wes

    Once you go COD, there’s not going back.

  159. Phil says:

    I remember a thread a few years back when Corker sat back and let Obama backdoor the Iranian deal. I was heckled repeatedly by some on here for daring to criticize Corker’s passive resistence to Obama and his deal in the Senate. The main heckler? Our good buddy Author.

    That to me says plenty.

    Corker is useless…but Author thought he was fab.

  160. Robbie says:

    The problem with Corker on the state of the Trump White House is he’s probably the canary in the coal mine as to how other Republican Senators feel.

    As I said the other day, Trump needs to bring in a highly respected person LIKE Bob Gates to run his White House. The last week has been a disaster for Trump.

  161. Phil says:

    Actually, I mean to say Corker is useless TO OUR SIDE. He is actually very useful to Chuckie – a complete useful idiot to Senate Democrats and the lefty media. Constantly provides the left with all kinds of cover.

  162. Robbie says:

    T. Becket Adams?
    @BecketAdams

    I wouldn’t hang my hat on these McMaster statements. These are not outright denials. They’re VERY carefully worded.

  163. Wes says:

    I can’t really disagree with 163.

  164. Tina says:

    Lol, jenot.

  165. Phil says:

    So Robbie, if you do get rid of Trump, are you going to start on Pence next?

  166. Wes says:

    Personally I’ve been a long-time fan of Pence. I think he would make a better President than Trump.

    I believe Pence was an invaluable asset to the ticket who helped Trump win several critical Midwestern states.

  167. Trump says:

    Corker has been nothing more than a tool for Obama. And now schumer.

    There is nothing canary in the coal mine about corker and the GOP senators.

    All of these useless fu cks think they should have been president. They still cannot figure out how trump, of all people, beat out the ” best and the brightest”.

  168. Trump says:

    And who the f u c k is t becket Adams?

  169. Trump says:

    Sorry, nobody outside of Indiana (for example, in Ohio) knew who pence was. It is asinine to think that Ohio voters ignored kasich’s lack of support for trump and instead embraced an unknown’s support.

    It’s just the nature of state politics. 95% of Ohioans don’t even know who the governors of Indiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan or any other state are.

  170. Wes says:

    Did Trump really beat the “best and brightest” the GOP had to offer?

    Does anyone serious think JEB! BUSH was the best and brightest the GOP could muster?

  171. Trump says:

    Yes he did. The GOP served up 17 of their best. Who else would you put up, who would be better than the collective 17 losers?

  172. Wes says:

    I’m sure Mike Pence after 2012 was an unknown in the Midwest, Trump–just as I’m sure Democrats won the Senate last year.

    Oh, wait.

    You predicted that as a lock.

    Current Senate makeup:

    R52

    D46

    I2

  173. Trump says:

    Why would pence be a household name on Ohio after 2012?

  174. Trump says:

    In Ohio..

  175. Trump says:

    17 of the best, if not the brightest.

    Which 18th loser would have been better than the 17th?

  176. Wes says:

    Great point, Trump. A rarity for you.

    Trump beat SEVENTEEN other candidates rather than a single opponent consolidating those not committed to Trump.

    He won. Congratulations. I didn’t support him–ever–but I don’t want him to fail as GWB and Obama did.

    I wish him well as President. If I feel he deserves it, I will have no qualms voting for him in 2020.

  177. Wes says:

    Look at a map of the US and tell me where Indiana is in relation to Ohio, Trump. That should tell you i Ohioans knew anything about him

  178. Tina says:

    Bush was the dumbest one.

  179. Trump says:

    Couldn’t care less who you voted for, or would vote for in the future,

    Trump beat them as they came.

    If he had one consolidated candidate from the beginning, he would have beaten that loser too. As the jokers fell away one by one, trump got more of the fallers’ votes than any of the stragglers. Only in theory do all voters of a withdrawn candidate go to only one of the remaining ones. Never in practical life.

  180. Tina says:

    McMasters says the on-the-record statements from him, his deputy Dina Powell & Tillerson, “should outweigh those of anonymous sources.”

    Not in jebot world.

  181. Trump says:

    I live in Ohio. Hardly anyone knows who the governors of Indiana, Michigan or Pennsylvania are.

  182. Wes says:

    You can tell me your insight into Harry Turtledove- and S.M. Stirling-style alternate history if you like, Trump. The reality is that Trump outlasted a divided field. He deserves accolades for that, but as with Karen Handel, I will not praise Donald Trump beyond what I feel he deserves.

  183. Trump says:

    Nobody cares about your praise. Or criticism. Get over yourself.

  184. Wes says:

    Sure, Trump. You also said first Strickland would beat Portman and then Trump would get more votes than Portman.

    Your insight into your own home state is sorely lacking.

  185. Trump says:

    Who to believe?

    McMaster or the Jeb cocsucker retard?

  186. Trump says:

    i am not the one puffing my chest about who I voted for, or who I would support in the future.

    You are just not that important to anyone.

  187. Wes says:

    A guy who made a cottage industry of horrendous analysis last year is telling me to get over myself.

    Can you say ironic?

    Good.

    I knew you could.

  188. Trump says:

    As I said, you are not that important.

    I am sure trump is not heartbroken that you did not vote for him.

  189. Robbie says:

    Phil says:
    May 15, 2017 at 7:34 pm
    So Robbie, if you do get rid of Trump, are you going to start on Pence next?

    1. I’m not trying to get rid of Trump.
    2. I hope Trump gets his act together before it drags the entire party down.
    3. Trump is not going to quit.
    4. I generally like Mike Pence.

  190. Tina says:

    Just a heads up. There’s hoax being spread through social media that the #WaPo is a news website.

    Lol, tell that ti fake news sucker

  191. Wes says:

    I never said I was, Trump.

    You apparently don’t understand this blog at all.

    At HHR, we air our views and thoughts. We don’t particularly care if anonymous posters hiding behind the names of celebrities-turned-President who can’t even call their own states’ trends right agree or disagree except as their puerile insights amuse us.

  192. Wes says:

    Did I ever say Trump is heartbroken I didn’t vote for him, Trump?

    Can you find the quote where I made such a statement?

  193. Trump says:

    You seem to speak a lot for others. What are you, the ring master?

  194. Trump says:

    As I said, nobody cares about your proclamations about your votes.

    Meaningless virtue signaling.

    My view and thought.

  195. Wes says:

    I’m my own person, Trump. What others think or say is theirs alone.

  196. Wes says:

    Congratulations, Trump.

    Now please find the quote where I said others care about what I’m posting on here.

    You are a past master at airing erroneous conclusions.

  197. Tina says:

    The story noted “a former senior US official close to the current administration”

    The only true part is former us official. In other words, a jebot pkant aka obamabit.

  198. Trump says:

    Hey, I didn’t vote for him. Look at my magnificence!!!

  199. Trump says:

    My view and thoughts.

  200. Tina says:

    McMaster: “I was in the room, it didn’t happen.”

    Mcmasters slams wo.

  201. Trump says:

    A former senior US official.

    That seals it. What more do you want?

  202. Wes says:

    Where did I say “look at my magnificence,” Trump? I don’t recall ever making that statement. Find it for me since you attributed it to me.

  203. Trump says:

    And “close to the current administration”.

    Well, that is it.

  204. Trump says:

    Get over yourself. Nobody gives a damn.

    Except maybe the fake lawyer.

  205. Wes says:

    By the way, the “I didn’t vote for him” quote was in context a statement intended to say while I didn’t support Trump last year, I’m not someone wedded to defending him at every turn but rather someone willing to vote for him in 2020 if I feel his presidency merits my support.

  206. Wes says:

    I have nothing to get over. I just asked you to find a quote you claimed I had made.

  207. Wes says:

    Voters are, by the way, people Trump will need in his 2020 reelection bid. I know you don’t want to hear that, but it’s true.

  208. Trump says:

    Same pedantic idiot as always.

    Did I quote you?

  209. Trump says:

    Trump won without your kind. So, he can do it again.

    Get over yourself.

  210. Wes says:

    My kind?

    What exactly is my kind, Trump, but voters who have voted GOP consistently for decades?

    If you seriiously believe Donald Trump can win next time without “my kind,” then you’re an utter buffoon.

    That was widely known already though.

  211. Wes says:

    Trump won without me last year. He would never have won without “my kind.”

  212. Trump says:

    Morons like you who claim not to vote for presidencies.

    How many presidential ballots have you left blank, out of last 5?

    Trump winning without non voters.

    Imagine that.

  213. Trump says:

    Save your vote for whatever, next time.

  214. Trump says:

    As I said, trump won without you, will win without you.

    As he showed to the other prick, MD.

  215. Mrs. Walt says:

    I am getting blasted on FB for daring to say I think it is creepy for a father to post a lingerie photo of his daughter.

    http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/real-time/Michael-Cohen-donald-trump-daughter-lingerie.html

    I guess if somebody associated with Trump does it, it is ok.

  216. Tina says:

    No its a bit creepy or over the top imo.

    I do not think he should have do e it. He does not seem to be podesta 2.0.

  217. Wes says:

    Great analysis, Trump.

    Now explain to us how many more “raw votes” Trump got than Portman last year?

  218. Walt says:

    I do not think the posts from “Mrs. Walt” are really from Walt’s Mrs. Walt.

  219. Tina says:

    Fake news from rottie and fake post?

  220. Walt says:

    Tina,

    My Facebook page I went to once today was all in Japanese.

    It took me a while to get it back to “American”.

    I was in a panic and thought the new evil world wide virus had struck–but apparently I had inadvertently hit a button earlier to make it all Japanese.

  221. Cash Cow TM says:

    Hey,

    Who wants some milk?

  222. Tina says:

    The russians could have hacked you walt. Did you repoer it to goober and mcamnestE.

  223. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    May 15, 2017 at 9:23 pm
    Fake news from rottie and fake post?

    – Never change, Tinfoil. Never change.

    Th White House asked the Washington Post to withhold the name of the city mentioned by Trump.

    If the story that Trump leaked highly classified data was fake, why did the White House ask the Post not to mention such a key piece of data?

  224. Charles says:

    Get rid of Trump now. It’s time for President Mike Pence to regain some normalcy. He should select Gov Walker as his VP. Yes, the time is now. President Pence, VP Walker – we will then have a chance to save the Republic.

  225. Tina says:

    Nope not true, fake tottie.

  226. Bitterlaw says:

    Mrs. Walt is too good to really post here.

  227. Tina says:

    The article says ttump revealed classified information, so says a former official.

    You did not read or comprehend the article..

  228. Bitterlaw says:

    We do not have a ring master. MD used to stir the drink, though.

  229. Tina says:

    This is likely the fake news before the leakers are arrested

  230. Tina says:

    Drinks, limoncello or opus?

  231. Tina says:

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/09/28/world/middleeast/iraq-agrees-to-share-intelligence-on-isis-with-russia-syria-and-iran.html

    Bte, for the jebot illiterate, there is an accord between the us and russia on isis and sharinf imtelligence

  232. NYCmike says:

    “Also, he’s as invincible as Corker, meaning no serious primary challenge would arise if he and Corker switched jobs.”

    -Ok, there was several just seriously ridiculous statements made by Wes and/or Robbie, so I will just concentrate on this one: This is the exact reason why I am correct, and both Wes and Robbie are wrong, about any switcheroo being contemplated by Corker and Haslam.

    IF both of them are so “invincible”, let them run a real campaign for the office they seek. Let’s see if their jaw can take a Blackburn right uppercut.

    Otherwise, Haslam being term-limited can fade back into the private sector, and Corker can continue being a Republican Senator from Tennessee who can be relied on by the NY TImes to be a person who will speak out, before all of the facts are in, against his own party.

  233. Phil says:

    My guess is that the left with the help of the Republican elites will take Trump out sooner or later. They are determined and Trump isn’t doing himself any favors over the first four months. He needs wins and instead it is one self imposed screwup after another. Mostly minor stuff but like today his enemies will amplify everything.

    Pence will be a fine President, however so I won’t lose any sleep over it.

  234. NYCmike says:

    “– No. You are a Trump enabler. I have yet to see you criticize any of Trump’s self inflicted wounds.”

    -I have not criticized, nor have I excused, ANY of Trump’s actions.

    I do NOT know if they are “wounds”, as it is much too early to tell. As I have said countless times in the past 3 months, let’s talk in May 2018 and I’ll judge the state of Trump and the Republicans at that time.

  235. Charles says:

    It’s time – President Pence. Trump must go.

  236. NYCmike says:

    Trump is a vastly different individual, at a vastly different time in our history. The normal state of politics, as evidenced by the last 18-24 months, has drastically changed.

  237. NYCmike says:

    Thanks, Charles. You are always an uplifting soul!

  238. NYCmike says:

    Cheers!

  239. lisab says:

    samantha cohen looks fabulous in that picture, better than edie sedgwick did.

    it is weird that the dems who thought bill clinton was perfectly fine in his behavior are upset that a guy’s daughter is showing some bare arm and back

    i mean come on

    http://img.usmagazine.com/480-width/chelsea-clinton-bikini-inline.jpg

  240. Tina says:

    John Cardillo @johncardillo
    Actually Jake, he IS. You just chose to omit his absolute denial.

    “I was in the room. It didn’t happen.” – McMaster
    Jake Tapper @jaketapper
    Replying to @jaketapper
    7/ McMaster is NOT denying the general premise that POTUS disclosed classified information from a secret operation (or SAP)

    Lol

  241. Tina says:

    Fake flapper, 3 officials have denied it, incl. mcmasters. I know you wanted to be hillarys press secretary, but no need to lie.

    3 vs 1 former gubment official, not in the room.

  242. Charles says:

    “Thanks, Charles. You are always an uplifting soul!”

    You’re welcome. The thought of President Pence is definitely uplifting!

  243. Trump says:

    “The left with the help of Republican elites will take Trump out sooner or later…”

    Another delusional twat from the ignorant boob.

    Haven’t they been trying for the last two years?

  244. Bitterlaw says:

    The point is that fathers should not post sexy photos of their own daughters. It would be wrong if Kate Upton’s dad posted lingerie shots of her.

  245. Trump says:

    Voters have a say in these things, in case you missed the last 2 years.

  246. Tina says:

    It is creepy and in this day and age not a wise or a safe thing to do.

  247. Phil says:

    Ignorant?

    LOL

    Hey, Einstein, how about another lecture on Trump’s lack of firing options with regards to Comey due to that ten year term. Let us have that one again.

    Go on, spew forth some more of your boundless knowledge. All us “boobs” and “morons” you keep endlessly babbling about are all on the edge of our seat.

  248. Paul says:

    As a liberal, I prefer a fatally wounded Trump going into 2018 over having him removed. Pence scares me.

  249. lisab says:

    The point is that fathers should not post sexy photos of their own daughters.
    ———————————–
    it is not particularly sexy

    she looks great though

  250. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina – You never know how something is perceived. I am never alone in the dugout with a player even though everybody can see into it.

    Last year, I gave out the team jerseys. One girl, a high school Junior, took off her shirt and stood in her sports bra picking out the number she wanted. I said, “I’m out” and waited until she walked out with a jersey on. Girls just don’t see it as a big deal but I do.

  251. Charles says:

    #253 And there is your argument for why we need President Pence RIGHT NOW!

  252. Tina says:

    You are doing the right thing, bl. 10/15 years ago, i woukd have said you are nuts. you are a practicing attorney with a family and reputation to protect.

  253. Tina says:

    Breaking News

    NEW: Seth Rich’s family hired former @DCPoliceDept detective & tells @fox5dc tonight: there IS evidence Rich WAS “emailing” w/ @wikileaks

    As prdicted, the source of the leaks.

  254. Tina says:

    Just to be clear, the source of the hillary podesta leaks.

    All internally done. No muh russians.

  255. Tina says:

    Muh russian is fake.

    Seth was the leaker and he paid for it with his life.

  256. lisab says:

    “I am never alone in the dugout with a player”

    i agree with that, but it is not like her father was taking the pictures. they were modeling shots by a professional photographer of a woman who is fully covered except for back and arms

  257. Phil says:

    You have to, bitter. Taught school for 33 years and you just can’t be too careful. I even had a policy that if I had students in after school to take a test I’d stand in the doorway with the door open – never alone with any of them where I couldn’t be seen. Sad, but that is where we are today. BTW, you wouldn’t believe the number of educators I came across in my line of work that crossed the line with students of the opposite sex. It was nuts.

  258. Tina says:

    Bill Mitchell @mitchellvii
    #FakeNews, #FakePolls, Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake…

    Ok, abit over the top, but four fakes would have been enough.

  259. Tina says:

    I am no fan of wikileaks, but its owner appears to have told the truth in light of seth richs familys state,emts tonight to fox dc.

  260. Tina says:

    Whoops, mika joe scarfarce wromg again

    http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kevin-baker/2017/05/15/msnbc-panelists-demonstrate-their-world-class-research-ability

    Howards deans firm

    Used by her thigh ess in 2016.

    Lol

  261. Bitterlaw says:

    Phil – Good policy. I had a friend who slept with a girl on his daughter’s high school softball team. They thought they were smart waiting until she turned 18. Exchanging nu de photos when she was 17 cost him his job as a teacher and his marriage.

  262. Wes says:

    Hey, Mikey, let’s make a five-figure bet:

    If Haslam and Corker decide to switch offices, Blackburn will decide to stsy in the House rather than run a hopeless primary against them.

    Something tells me as in war, you’ll be too much of a coward to follow your words with actions.

  263. Wes says:

    Honestly, Mikey, I don’t see why Blackburn gives you such a hard on anyway. She’s a pretty generic Tennessee Congressman (as she prefers to be addressed) with nothing spectacular about her saying she’d be some kind of stellar opponent for either Corker or Haslam.

    I see nothing wrong with her, but she doesn’t seem particularly overwhelming as a potential candidate beyond her House district.

  264. Trump says:

    Wapo Cincinnati – July 14, 2016

    “Picking Pence is an opportunity lost for Trump to pick up a running mate who can help him win a battleground state. Pence carries little name recognition outside of Indiana….”

  265. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    “My guess is that the left with the help of the Republican elites will take Trump out sooner or later.”

    HOW?? The Republican elites realize they were kept in power by Trump voters. If they turn on Trump they will be tossed like garbage.

    The Republicans won in 2016 because of a massive turn-out by voters who supported Trump, in states like Pennsylvania, Michigan, Florida and Wisconsin which had not voted Republican in a long-time.

    Compare the states Romney won with Trump; I strongly supported Rubio, but do not think he would have won. The normal Republican turn-out in the Midwest would have sunk him.

  266. Tina says:

    Richard Engel @RichardEngel

    Us intel official tells me trump told russians about laptop airline threat. Told it wasnt anything they didnt already know. @washingtonpost

    True, and widely reported in many newspapers. So, ot classied. Good job, Engel.

  267. Trump says:

    271:

    Don’t ask such inconvenient questions, it hurts his mind.

    Living in la la land is what gets him through the day.

    Poor sap can’t figure out that the republican elites are one of the reasons we have Trump.

    Still clinging to the Rubio chimera. Which was shattered in 30 seconds of contact with Christie. Rubio has no expanded appeal in the Midwest beyond standard generic republican.

  268. Waingro says:

    Trump shooting himself in the foot once again on Twitter today. He effectively just discredited McMasters et. al. in two tweets what they did in defending/mitigating for him yesterday.

  269. Trump says:

    Trump is lying. They talked about grandchildren and yours classes.

  270. Trump says:

    Yoga

  271. Trump says:

    Trump should put all classified information on a private server at Trump Tower.

  272. Robbie says:

    It looks like Trump confirmed the Washington Post story in two tweets this morning. I guess the story wasn’t fake news. In the process, he kneecapped Lt. General McMaster.

    What’s so amazing and so shocking about these first four months is every crisis Trump has endured has been self inflicted. And in an effort to manage these crises, he’ made matters worse by going on Twitter.

    This nonsense has got to stop.

  273. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    May 16, 2017 at 6:47 am
    Richard Engel @RichardEngel
    Us intel official tells me trump told russians about laptop airline threat. Told it wasnt anything they didnt already know. @washingtonpost
    True, and widely reported in many newspapers. So, ot classied. Good job, Engel.

    – Trump told the Russians the city from which the information came. The White House asked the Washington Post not to mention the city name in the story. Clearly, it was highly valuable information.

    And just to show what a mess this is, a call with the King of Jordon has been added to Trump’s schedule today. Most surmise it was Jordanian intelligence that had penetrated ISIS and provided this information.

    This is not a fake news story. Trump goofed up.

  274. Trump says:

    F off, moron.

    Stop peddling fake news.

    No sources, but you keep peddling cra p.

  275. Trump should resign says:

    Trump should resign and let Mike Pence become president. Trump doesn’t have the maturity or competence to be president.

  276. Trump says:

    Only losers agree with you.

  277. NYCmike says:

    Wes,

    If you are for backroom deals by incumbent politicians, just say so. I never said they would not do it. I said I don’t like that they may do it.

    And NO, I would not put a 5-figure, or a $.05 bet, on believing Corker and Haslam would do the right thing.

    As for Blackburn, she is just about the only other TN politician I know (other than Alexander), and I did not care enough to look up anyone else. The point is made with any name that you know – the backroom deals are NO GOOD.

    Republicans should not act like Paulbots.

  278. Chicon says:

    So, the dead DNC staffer was the source for Wikileaks Clinton emails. And he ends up shot dead on a DC street.

    Let’s see if Robbie can focus on the Dems for a minute and come up with righteous anger directed at them.

  279. Chicon says:

    Follow up to 284. This means that the main event suggesting interference by Russia into the electoral process was not done by Russia. And that there’s no collusion by Trump campaign. Important story.

  280. Trump should resign says:

    Is Trump mentally challenged? Why is he sending tweets that undermine McMaster? His approval rating is in freefall. Check out the Rasmussen Report.

  281. NYCmike says:

    Ok, so we have Trump screwing up with intel, AND we have a dead DNC staffer along with his contact at Wikileaks, who died in October.

    Trump should be lead story, but the DNC staffer should become the news.

  282. NYCmike says:

    http://nypost.com/2017/05/12/legendary-pride-and-prejudice-estate-is-for-sale/

    -I found the venue for the next HHR Prom Night!

    Maybe MD will buy it for us!?!

  283. NYCmike says:

    http://rare.us/rare-politics/rare-liberty/war-on-drugs-rare-liberty/rand-paul-slams-jeff-sessions-new-drug-sentencing-policy-as-an-injustice-to-minority-communities/

    -Interesting debate.

    I am conflicted, because I think the harsh laws in NY State helped NYC rebound in the 1990’s, but the sentences, when compared to those for violent crimes, can definitely be seen as unfair.

  284. NYCmike says:

    And it is not just Rand Paul, just in case anyone would take the easy route and slam “Paulbots”.

    “Criminal justice reform has become a bipartisan issue in recent years, with conservative Republicans like Sens. Paul and Mike Lee of Utah pushing to discard mandatory minimum sentencing because it has damaged the lives of many non-violent offenders because the federal guidelines impose penalties that outsize the crime committed. Lee was first inspired to take up the issue after encountering the case of Salt Lake City native Weldon Angelos — a hip-hop producer who was sentenced 55 years in prison for a first offense marijuana charge because a gun was also present at the scene of the crime.

    “I had seen harsh sentences, but this was taking it to a whole new level,” Lee told Deseret News last week. Lee wrote President Obama a letter pleading Angelos’ case, and noted, “A sentence for selling marijuana that is five times longer than a child rapist’s is not only unjust — it is inexplicable.””

  285. PresidentPaul! says:

    “It’s time – President Pence. Trump must go.”

    Just be glad that Marco,kasich or Jeb is not in charge.

  286. PresidentPaul! says:

    How is Maxine Waters 104k salary paying for a 4 million dollar mortgage (one of her houses)

    http://thehill.com/homenews/house/113309-house-ethics-committee-charges-waters-on-three-counts

  287. PresidentPaul! says:

    France now run by pedophiles after Le Pen loss.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_5w0rxXkAIpije.jpg:large

  288. Wes says:

    In other, more succinct words, in 283, Mikey admits to being too cowardly to put any money on his fantasy that Marsha Blackburn will primary either Haslam or Corker next year.

    Who else is not shocked by this?

  289. Waingro says:

    Trump should have just kept his mouth shut and stayed off Twitter. But he just can’t help himself.

    His intelligence team had already done a great job yesterday, mitigating/erasing any damage from the Wapo story and taking it to the media. Should have left it alone.

  290. PresidentPaul! says:

    Trump should stay on twitter and get rid of the press corpse instead.

    The Sound of Social Justice (Simon & Garfunkel parody)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Knuwl2ZQXE

  291. Trump should resign says:

    Will Trump last for four years? President Pence would do an excellent job and would be in a strong position in 2020.

  292. Waingro says:

    #298, the 25th Amendment is always there….

  293. NYCmike says:

    CCC

  294. Diamond Jim says:

    CCC

  295. PresidentPaul! says:

    I see the #NeverTrumpers are still plotting to contest the convention and put Pence in charge now that the last scheme failed.

  296. NYCmike says:

    Wes,
    Thanks for confirming that I am “too cowardly” to make a bet that I never said I would make.

    What time do you meet up for your local ComicCon Anonymous meeting? Your fantasies are in overdrive today.

    Also, what do you have against voters choosing who they get to represent them?

  297. NYCmike says:

    D J losin’ it!

    Step aside, Zirconia Sam!

  298. NYCmike says:

    “#298, the 25th Amendment is always there….”

    -Seriously?

  299. Waingro says:

    #305, just saying! I am by no means suggesting that such a thing is even remotely viable right now or that I even personally want to see it happen.

  300. Trump should resign says:

    Trump needs to understand that he’s president not a reality tv star. President Pence would do an excellent job.

  301. messy says:

    284-5 Russian disinformation/conspiracy theory.

  302. messy says:

    297, Pepy he fascist frog. So you’re promoting genuine fascism, now?

  303. messy says:

    307. Vice President Pence was a lousy governor and a horrible congressman. Why do you think he would be a good president with that record?

  304. PresidentPaul! says:

    309
    What the news won’t tell you about Kekistan.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IrGq_yyMeg

  305. Chicon says:

    Wes – what does betting money have to do with the conviction in one’s beliefs? Does refusing to bet mean you don’t really mean what you say? If so, really stupid, imo. MD used to use that same tactic – “if you’re not willing to bet me, you’re a coward”.

  306. Waingro says:

    Trashy PPP poll being dumped today with a D+9 and 41(!)% sample has congressional ballot for 2018 at D+11.

    http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2017/PPP_Release_National_51617.pdf

  307. Waingro says:

    #313, that should say 41% Dem sample.

  308. janz says:

    Just when you think it can’t get worse, it does. It’s beyond a Dems wildest dreams that they should be able to engender so much obstructive power, so so many seeds of distrust mixed with chaos, and then openly display the complete joy of their disruption – without any apparent public sanctions – during a time when the R’s are supposedly in the driver’s seat of government!

  309. janz says:

    This latest Intel fiasco will most likely drown the Seth Rich’s turn of events out, as the major news organizations chew on how to get Trump, rather than pivoting their gaze on something that could prove to be far more onerous.

  310. Trump should resign says:

    Why didn’t the Republicans hold hearings before passing the healthcare bill? They are so incompent. People need to be reminded how awful Obamacare is.

  311. NYCmike says:

    “People need to be reminded how awful Obamacare is.”

    -This would be part of an overall communications strategy, a setting of the narrative, a “telling of a story”.

    That is ridiculed here at HHR, and obviously, in the halls of the US Congress, as well.

    All you need to know is that no Republican incumbent deserves to be primaried, unless his name is Ted Cruz.

  312. NYCmike says:

    As for the Trump leak, would it be good if they taped the conversation? We could see if Trump did reveal classified information or not.

  313. Bitterlaw says:

    Hillary is not President. Hillary is not President. Hillary is not President……

    I just keep repeating it because Trump just makes it so difficult every day to support anything he does.

  314. Robbie says:

    Last night’s hotness at HHR- The story’s a lie. It’s fake news.

    Today’s hotness at HHR – What about WikiLeaks and Hillary’s emails.

  315. Bitterlaw says:

    NT

  316. Robbie says:

    It’s time for everyone to embrace the suck. Things are likely to only get worse. Why? For starters, Trump isn’t going to change. Who we saw in the primary is who we saw in the general is who we now see as POTUS. There is no pivot. There are only pirouettes. And as much as I’d like to think a better, more experienced staff might help, it won’t because Trump isn’t going to change.

    Every problem Trump has faced as POTUS has been a self inflicted wound. Regrettably, he’s shown little or no impulse control and his behavior, especially on Twitter, has appeared erratic at times. And making matters worse, he seems unwilling to listen to any criticism or accept any blame for the disastrous start to his presidency.

    This is going to be a long, soul crushing four years filled with drama, drama, and more drama. He’s not going to resign, the cabinet is not going to invoke the 25th amendment, and Republicans in Congress aren’t going to throw Trump overboard. Why? The gonzos in conservative talk radio are going to stick with Trump no matter what so there’s ZERO incentive for elected officials to risk going out on a limb.

  317. BRENT says:

    handel wins by 4% imo