White House remains fuzzy on the details of Trump's million-dollar Harvey donation

Suggesting that his administration neither knows exactly where the $1 million hurricane relief donation Donald Trump promised this week is coming from, or where it’s going to, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was unable to answer a key question about the donation today: Whether it would originate in…

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…

Lil B is offering free verses to artists affected by Harvey

It’s been a while since Twitter genius, Chance The Rapper associate, and amateur arachnologist Lil B produced any new music, but maybe he just hadn’t encountered a cause important enough to get him back into the studio. Today, the rapper—known as “TheBasedGod” to his online followers—was apparently inspired by the…

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…

Fox News dipshit thinks viral shark photo is downright  “biblical”

Fox News, bastion of clear thought and journalistic integrity, has been duped by that viral image of a shark swimming along a flooded highway in Houston. And, like your least favorite aunt forwarding email chains full of misattributed quotes in a rainbow of text colors, host Jesse Watters is taking the disinformation…

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…