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Angry, incorrect Trump supporters think Obama was president during Hurricane Katrina

Everyone needs a villain. Everyone needs a narrative. This has always been the case, but in our so-called “post-truth” era it’s become that much easier to create a vision of American history that aligns with all of one’s particular beliefs and biases. Take, for example, the tendency among Trump supports to define…

Whoopsie, Congress is about to send disaster funds toward Trump's wall

You know how it is: You’re a Republican congressperson, tasked by your petty orange overlord with scrounging up $2 billion as a “down payment” on his magical, transparent, immigration-solving wall. But just when you thought you’d found the perfect spot to siphon off some precious WallBucks—i.e., the Federal Emergency…

Trump addresses supporters atop fire truck in Corpus Christi: "What a crowd, what a turnout"

Donald and Melania Trump took off for Texas this morning in order to visit areas affected by the devastating flooding that has followed Hurricane Harvey, a trip The New York Times said gave Trump a chance to “reclaim [the] power to unify” a deeply divided country that seems to get more divided every time Trump opens…

Trump responds to oncoming hurricane by signing transgender soldier ban and pardoning "Sheriff Joe"

Natural disasters can be a defining moment for a president’s legacy, whether that’s in the form of “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job,” or President Morgan Freeman comforting a nation as a Deep Impact begins. So as Hurricane Harvey picks up speed off of the Texas coast tonight, we’re happy to note that Donald Trump…

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