Every president lies, but some of the lies matter more than others. Some lies are more damaging than others.
Just to pick one example out of many: When Trump said he had the biggest inauguration crowd in the history of the world, that was a silly lie. Everybody knew it was caca del toro, including Trump. He told the lie to assuage his wounded ego, which is the only reason he does anything. The fact-checkers were ecstatic that they got to prove him wrong. An easy layup.
It was a dumb thing to lie about, but it also didn’t really matter. Nobody’s life depended on whether or not the president was telling the truth.
This lie matters:
“There was no vaccine available.”
This is, of course, a lie. The vaccine was available before Biden took office.
And it’s not exactly ancient history. On December 21, 2020, just 508 days ago, Biden got vaccinated on camera:
“I’m taking this to demonstrate that people should be prepared when it’s available to take the vaccine. There’s nothing to worry about.”
And Biden also said:
“I think the [Trump] administration deserves some credit, getting this off the ground with Operation Warp Speed.”
Biden told the truth for once, so of course now he has to take it back.
Now, if this dishonest White House had said the vaccine wasn’t widely available, that would be arguable. I didn’t get mine until April 2021. But saying there was no vaccine available at all is a damn lie and they know it.
It’s such a huge lie that even their own stenographers are balking at it:
The White House @WhiteHouseWhen President Biden took office, millions were unemployed and there was no vaccine available. In the last 15 months, the economy has created 8.3M jobs and the unemployment rate stands at 3.6% — the fastest decline in unemployment to start a President's term ever recorded.
Maybe those geniuses in the White House figure everybody will focus on their lie about the vaccine and ignore their lie about the economy.
Joe Biden is dumber than a dumpster full of dog dicks and about as useful as a CNN+ subscription, but that doesn’t make him a good person. He’s not some innocent naif who doesn’t realize what he’s doing is wrong. He’s a liar, a crook, and the worst president of my lifetime. (Yes, even worse than that guy.)
I sure am glad I didn’t vote for him or tell anybody else to vote for him. Never Trump doesn’t mean Never Think.
The Democrats want the Supreme Court to be too scared to overturn Roe v. Wade. They’re not even being subtle about it:
Why wouldn’t you want to ensure the physical safety of the Supreme Court? Because you agree with the people threatening them.
That’s why this draft decision was leaked. They want to use public pressure to stop these justices from performing their Constitutional duty.
And yet these assholes will still insist it must’ve been leaked by Thomas or Alito. Yeah, I’m sure those guys just love being in fear for their lives from an angry leftist mob.
Democrats hate America and want to destroy it. The press won’t call them on it, so we need to do that job for them.
Who is this idiot, and why are my taxes paying her salary?
It’s one thing when private citizens use their right to free speech to claim you don’t have the right to free speech. But this ditz has the U.S. government behind her. What the hell is going on in this White House?
Note to fans of So-Bad-It’s-Good cinema: New York Ninja is playing on Turner Classic Movies tomorrow at 2 AM.
I’ve wanted to see this since those hack frauds at Red Letter Media reviewed it a few months back. It’s a low-budget ‘80s action flick that wasn’t released at the time because the production company went bankrupt, and the unedited footage sat in some warehouse for almost 40 years. Then a couple of years ago, a home video distributor called Vinegar Syndrome got hold of the footage, which had no audio or script or storyboards to indicate what the hell was going on. So VS hired somebody to write a script based on what they could piece together from the available footage, hired actors to dub the voices, and now it’s a movie.
Not only is the dialogue new, but so is the Eightieslicious soundtrack. You can listen to it right now on Spotify. I wrote today’s newsletter while listening to it, and it really works. I’m super-pumped!
It’s a great behind-the-scenes story, and the movie looks like a lot of stupid, goofy fun. Sometimes life’s okay.
Speaking of the ‘80s: Fred Ward, R.I.P. Damn.
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins is also where the adventure ends. But it’s a great movie and it’s too bad it bombed:
You could not get away with that today. A white actor with fake epicanthic folds doing a “So solly” voice? Problematic! Which is dumb, because Chiun is the best character in the movie. But now you can’t hire a gay Broadway actor to play an Asian martial arts master. The Golden Age of Racism is over. No more jokes. No more fun.
No more Fred Ward.
It’s Friday the 13th, and you know what that means: Nothing! It’s just another day. Anything bad that happens today would’ve happened even if it were the 12th or the 14th or any other date. Sorry. 🤷♂️
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