Beautiful Ted

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

(Cartoonist - Nick Anderson)

In other news, CNN reports that special prosecutor Robert Mueller has obtained communications from Roger Stone in which he said he deserves credit for coordinating the release of Democratic emails with WikiLeaks. Whoops!

Meanwhile, a new Pew Research survey found that 44 percent of Facebook users between the ages 18 to 29 have deleted it from their phones in the last year.

I was going to say Facebook will eventually just be a collection of racists sharing memes and fake news, but it's pretty much that already.

Finally, the London-based SkyNews first reported this morning that investigators found pieces of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi's body buried in the garden of the Saudi ambassador's house in Istanbul.

This is all coming from Turkish sources, which may be dubious, but they haven't been wrong in a meaningful way so far. Some of the details have varied, but the overall account of events has been fairly consistent for two weeks now.

  • Aynwrong

    Please tell me that coordinating the release of stolen emails is a fucking crime!!!

    “He’s not lying Ted anymore…”

    There’s a reason Driftglass calls Republican voters “reprogrammable meat bags.”

    • gescove

      “Reprogrammable meat bags”. Best laugh in a long time. Thank you 🙂

    • Badgerite

      I’m watching a NOVA segment on PBS about the opiod crisis in America. If trump wants to know who’s “doing the killing” that would be him and Paul Ryan. There is a terrible healthcare crisis in this country and by attacking the ACA and repealing it or even watering it down it means that people who want and need help with addiction cannot afford it. It means that people who need and want help don’t get it until a medical emergency develops that is often fatal and costs enormous amounts of money in the healthcare system to deal with. It means babies are born addicted to opiods. Desperate mothers and children seeking refuge and safety in the US are not the cause of this crisis. The gop is. trump is. Paul Ryan is. Mitch McConnell is. Ron Johnson is. Healthcare is not a “privilege”. It is a right by necessity if you want a healthy society. Those idiots parading around in Charlottesville chanting “Jew won’t replace us” should look at the people who are really threatening their survival.
      And that would be the gop.