Trump Is Still Trump

A Republic, if you can keep it.”

* A sizable chunk of the American electorate that is informed beyond self-validating social media and no longer in need of a white grievance, charlatan cult leader, plus a truly country-first Congress: Absent that, there is no vaccine for Trumpism.

* It’s a good thing that pitching $2000 checks isn’t a form of socialism advocacy.

* Par for the leadership course: Golfing while a nation struggles with vaccination logistics.

* Narcissistic-exit hit: The result of the GOP-controlled Senate overriding (81-13) Trump’s veto of the defense policy bill.

* “Far exaggerated.” That’s how Donald Trump still characterizes—as of Sunday—the number of U.S. coronavirus deaths, now officially exceeding 350,000.

* “There is no way I lost Georgia. There’s no way. We won by hundreds of thousands of votes. … The people of Georgia know that this was a scam.” That was a recent White House rant by the de facto former president.

* Not unlike the president he is sycophantically loyal to, Texas GOPster Congressman Louie Gohmert doesn’t do nuance. So no surprise to his Newsmax response to unsuccessful legal redress over a lost election. After a federal judge threw out a lawsuit he was pushing, he said he had gone to court “so that you didn’t have riots and violence in the streets.” Sounds like a wink-and-nod to the Proud Boys.

* New Alabama Republican Senator—and former Auburn football coach—Tommy Tuberville: “Our government wasn’t set up for one group to have all three branches of government—you know, the House, the Senate and the Executive.” Judge, you know, for yourself, Alabama.

* The narcissist-in-chief has often claimed to be a “very stable genius.” It still begs the question of why Trump ordered Michael Cohen to write to Trump’s high schools, colleges and the College Board, threatening them with legal action if they ever released his academic records.

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