Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thanks to Donald Trump the RNC is seeing a flood of staffers leaving the organization.

So go already. Who needs you?
Courtesy of Politico: 

The Republican National Committee has seen a spate of departures in recent months related to its embrace of Donald Trump, whom some former staffers felt uncomfortable supporting. 

In recent months, deputy press secretary James Hewitt, spokesman Fred Brown, director of Hispanic media Ruth Guerra, and research analysts Lars Trautman and Colin Spence have all left the RNC with Trump as one of the reasons for their resignations, according to sources familiar with their decisions. At least three other staff members have also left the RNC with opposition to Trump as a contributing factor, according to multiple sources. 

In total, at least 11 staffers have left the RNC since March, although not all of the departures were related to Trump. 

In interviews, others cited familiar reasons for their resistance to the nominee – that they couldn’t work to help elect a man they thought was not qualified to be president; that Trump’s insensitive statements turned them against him; that he wasn’t conservative enough. Some also said they worried about the stain that working to elect Trump could have on their resume. 

So the remaining RNC staffers with any integrity are now heading for the door, just more great news for the Republican party. 

Remember those rumors early on that Doanld Trump was a Democratic plant chosen to help destroy the Republican party?

Yeah, well if I were a Republican I might be seriously reconsidering that conspiracy theory.


  1. Anonymous8:33 AM

    Those so called "staffers" are really just a bunch of low energy losers. Believe me. Many people are saying that the RNC is much better off with out them. There may be more low energy losers that will also need to go. It's something we're going to look into. Believe me.

    1. Anonymous9:02 AM

      Soon Trump's staff will be so depleted that his immediate family will take the cabinet positions. Donald Trump, 'up your isis'.

    2. Many people are saying? Is this trump?

    3. Anonymous10:07 AM

      You might have missed the ;), Meghan

    4. I suppose I did. Considering some of the bewildering foolishness I hear from trump supporters, it's sometimes hard to tell. They all sound like trolls.

  2. Anonymous8:36 AM

    "Trump has taken the mantle of Palin and carried it further than perhaps anyone else in American politics""“This is one of many areas where Trump is a dangerous anomaly.”"
    (what is that Black and Blue mark on Gully's head? the mark of T?)

  3. Anonymous8:39 AM


    Missed in all the other news...

    Trump insults Filipinos- second-largest Asian-American community

    Filipino lawmaker calls for Trump to be banned from the Philippines

    Philippine President Duterte challenges Trump to a fistfight.

    1. Anonymous9:20 AM

      "inviting Trump to Manila so that the two could engage in a boxing match, ‘man to man.’"Addressing Trump directly, Duterte said, “If you are too scared to come to Manila, I can come meet you in Las Vegas, at the Trump Towers or at the MGM Grand Arena.” Ultimate beatdown drumpf!

    2. Anonymous10:20 AM

      I wouldn't be so quick to defend Duterte. He is also a homophobic dictator that has outright stated he wants to kill drug dealers without due process (which means you could be accused but not guilty) and already has killed.

      That said, I don't blame him for banning Trump.

    3. Anonymous1:33 PM

      Gosh and I thought he had already insulted all the ethic groups.

      When is he going to start insulting the Olympic athletics?

  4. Anonymous8:47 AM

    That image of Donnie looks like he's constipated and trying to pass a hard stool.

    1. To me, he looks like a satisfied infant with a poop volcano burbling up over the back of his diaper.

    2. Anon 8:47 am: I agree. Trump's "Presidential" face looks like a man who is so full of shit, that it hurts. Wait, he IS full of shit.

    3. Anonymous10:13 AM

      That's his "give me a break" face.

      He never does specify which limb.

    4. Anonymous2:05 PM

      I thought the same thing! Trying to poop!

  5. Anonymous8:50 AM

    Trumpf quote:“Look, all I do is tell the truth. I’m a truth-teller,” he said. “All I do is tell the truth, and if at the end of 90 days I fall in short because I’m somewhat politically correct [sic] even though I’m supposed to be the smart one and even though I’m supposed to have a lot of good ideas, it’s okay.” WTF? I'm supposed..WTF?

    1. Anonymous10:41 AM

      I think we've reached the point where a 72-hour psych hold is in order.

      He's just babbling incoherently now.

    2. Anonymous11:03 AM

      Scarah isn't saying Donald Trump yet. How long has she been silent about her man?

      Trump would like this. (I doubt he bothers with the Olympic Facebook Sports Journalism or anything else she does)

  6. So the cancer is metastasizing. Not surprised really.

  7. Anonymous9:08 AM

    Hilarious tweet I saw this morn: 1. So, what's with this gap in your resume? 2. I was in jail. 1. You sure you weren't working for the Trump campaign? 2. Swear to god, I was in jail. - sjp

    1. Anonymous6:14 PM

      One has to wonder how creative they are going to get.

      1. I was in jail, no reallly.

      2. I was hiking the Appalachian trail.

      3. I was climbing Everest.

      4. I was taking a gap year.

      5. I was doing Mr. Mom while my wife worked.

  8. Caroll Thompson9:47 AM

    Right after Trump cinched the nomination, it was reported that the RNC would be running Trump's campaign. This is the first time I can recall the candidate not running his own campaign.

    Trump cannot be bothered with little details like actually running a campaign. So this exodus from the RNC hits Trump much harder than it would other candidates.

    1. Anonymous10:37 AM

      No offense, Carroll, but that article is dated May 27th and the information sourced is from the Washington Examiner (not a reliable source of information).

      Obviously, Trump has not followed the advice of the RNC. Let's hope it continues!

    2. Anonymous11:00 AM

      He doesn't know how to run a campaign and doesn't have the staff or the money to do so. Not to mention he is totally clueless as how to run one. So he's just doing the same stuff he did during the primaries.

      The only thing the RNC can really do is cut off his money and deny him staffing. That's what they're doing. And that's why he'll lose.

      And he'll never understand why.

    3. Anonymous11:32 AM

      I read that Carly Fiorina is tryng to get Rancid Pieface's job as head of the RNC. I wonder why $carah did not think of applying?

    4. Anonymous1:36 PM

      His campaign strategy consists of choosing a city, throwing a dart at list of insults and saying what ever comes into his pea brain.

    5. Anonymous6:18 PM

      He has no clue what the RNC does to run his campaign so won't miss them when they're gone. Except that he won't be constantly getting all those calls complaining about something or other and threatening him to stop whatever and do this instead.

      I'm sure Trump will actually welcome the RNC pulling out of his campaign.

      Poor clueless twit.

  9. Anonymous10:11 AM

    Trump is neither a Republican nor a Democrat.

    He's a Trumpican.

    He also doesn't have the brains to be a plant. He has the brains OF a plant. He could never come up with some sort of devious plan to destroy the GOP.

    He is exactly what you see. A shallow, spoiled bully, vindictive, man-baby liar. There is no depth to the man. There is no reflection or sense of self.

    He is a sociopathic narcissist. He's a vile bloviating shell.

    He is a bottomless lagoon of fetid, rancid fecal matter.

    1. Anonymous10:56 AM

      Then Donald Trump is Sarah Palin's dream candidate.

    2. Anonymous11:05 AM

      You need to apologize to plants everywhere.

    3. Anonymous11:33 AM

      No stength of character. No intelligence. No self awareness. No - well - NOTHING of any substance.

    4. Anonymous1:00 PM

      @10:56 They dream the same too, Oh Sara must be good to suck little drumpf's dick and take it up the a$$, dirty girl and dirty don the con.

    5. Anonymous6:20 PM

      11:05 -

      My apologies to your ficus. It was nothing personal.

  10. Anonymous10:19 AM

    No way is Trump a Democratic Party plant. He's trying to destroy both parties and our democracy.

    1. Anonymous6:24 PM

      He wants to be Chancellor of Amerika. Dress all of the Secret Service in brown with boots. Use the CIA to disappear people in the middle of the night.

  11. Anonymous10:43 AM


    Traitor Hater
    Pundit Bob Beckel called for the assassination of Julian Assange in 2010, but not as a Hillary Clinton campaign strategist.

    ● CLAIM:
    Hillary Clinton strategist Bob Beckel called for the assassination of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

    ● WHAT'S TRUE:
    Political pundit Bob Beckel called for the assassination of Julian Assange in December 2010.

    Beckel does not appear to be a Clinton strategist, and his comments were not made recently in response to the July 2016 DNC leaks.

  12. Anonymous10:45 AM

    "Remember those rumors early on that Doanld Trump was a Democratic plant chosen to help destroy the Republican party?"

    LOL. Sadly, that makes perfect sense. Let's take some billionaire of the Dem persuasion. He knows Trump is going broke, so he offers (and Trump accepts) $xx million to ensure a Dem win (president and down ballot). Rather than spending that money on conventional campaign expenses, which might total way more and not yield the effect of wrecking the GOP.

    Brilliant, if true. Makes sense to me. It sure is working, whether funded by a Dem or not. But it has always seemed v v likely that Trump is desperate for money and expected his shenanigans to get it for him, so he does not have to go broke in plain sight. So embarrassing.

    1. Anonymous6:49 PM

      While that would make a great made for tv movie, Trump just isn't mentally capable of this.

      If you examine Trump's life what you see is what you get. He is shallow and simple. This campaign behavior is consistent with his personality.

      He isn't a clever Democratic mole working to destroy the GOP from within. He's simply a sociopathic narcissist. An egocentric bully that decided he needs to be president to feed his media whore fix.

  13. Sooo the survival instinct has finally kicked in for the Trump minions. I can see how having "Trump Campaign 2016" on one's resume is pretty much a career killing bit of info. Just sayin'

  14. Anonymous10:57 AM

    The queen of comedy, Sarah is fixing things for Donald in her way.

  15. Anonymous11:00 AM

    G -

    Can't remember where I saw it - maybe Politico - over 70 Repubs are putting together a letter to send to the RNC asking them to cut off funding to Trump and instead funnel that money to local elections.

    Pat Padrnos

    1. Anonymous12:11 PM

      Send money to Florida Congressman

  16. Anonymous11:24 AM

    The ultimate blind side. The Golden Trojan Trump. Brilliant. If that clown comes out someday before nov and says. It was all a big fat lie to elect Hillary....ha ha ha...I may give him a pass. But wow getting to know the don has been awful. He and his associations stink.

    1. Anonymous12:04 PM

      Can't be, 11:24. Because he is so totally attacking Hillary, even setting her up for murder, that, if he really wanted to help her, it would not make sense at all. If that was his goal, then we can truthfully say: With friends like that (tRump), who (Hillary) needs an enemy!

  17. Anonymous11:55 AM

    Don The Red Con is like the spoiled rotten kid on the block that says :"If I can't have the ball, I will simply take it and go home, so you can't have it either."
    IOW: if he can't win (which, by now, he probably has realized), then, by golly, America will not be able to win either, and he will destroy it as much as possible, so no-one will be able enjoy their win/his loss.
    IMO, he is now on a complete demolition derby by making the most outrageous claims he can find to destroy a) the GOP, b) Hillary, c) the Democratic party, and d) the country at large.

  18. This was on Yahoo--

    It's a test developed to find sadists.

    Trump would score high.

  19. Anonymous12:40 PM

    Dear Ivanka:
    I’m writing to you because your dad is not well.

    1. Anonymous7:09 PM

      Yeah, that's not gonna happen.

      Ivanka is her daddy's favorite and she knows what a tightrope she walks. If she crosses him the least little bit, should could be out in the cold, cut off. Like Marla and Tiffany. Worse even.

      Sorry but Ivanka would never do this.

      Plus I'm sure she's seen the changes not for the better and recognized what was happening with her dad a lot earlier than anyone else. And still she did nothing.

      Daddy's little girl, after all.

  20. Anonymous12:51 PM

    "In 2010, SarahPAC, the political action committee created by the former Alaska governor to help elect conservative candidates across the U.S., ran an ominous graphic online that depicted crosshairs over the districts of House Democrats who had supported President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and listed the names of the lawmakers.

    The ad — which was heavily criticized for its violent imagery — included a crosshairs over the district of then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).

    And on Jan. 8, 2011, Giffords, as well as 18 others, was shot by a mentally ill Arizona man outside a Tucson grocery store, where she was holding a small constituent meeting.

    Six people died in the tragic shooting, and Giffords, who was critically injured after being shot in the head, only survived after hours of emergency surgery, months of intensive medical care and years of excruciating of rehabilitation.
    Palin, whose PAC had maintained the graphic was figurative in the months after the shooting, did not respond to multiple requests for comment by the Daily News Wednesday, amid the renewed interest in such violently provocative — and potentially inciting — political rhetoric."

  21. Anonymous1:30 PM

    Little Donnie seems to think if he loses the election, he will go back to his life of luxury.

    I am hoping that he becomes “a man without a country” after this disgusting hate fest he calls a campaign, becomes an outcast destine to spend the rest of his life fighting lawsuits and all his business go down the sewer.

    Trump: If I Can’t Win by Calling Obama the Founder of ISIS, Then I Don’t Want to Win

    ....Trump was then asked how he thought such rhetoric would play in battleground states.
    “Whatever it is, it is,” Trump said. “I’m a truth teller. All I do is tell the truth. And if at the end of 90 days, I’ve fallen short … it’s OK. I go back to a very good way of life.”

    Trump reiterated this sentiment later in the interview, when he was asked how he planned to catch up with Clinton in the polls.

    “I just keep doing the same thing I’m doing right now,” Trump said. “And at the end, it’s either going to work or I’m going to have a very, very nice long vacation.”.....

    1. Anonymous2:10 PM

      He will, he'll go back to his life as usual, minus a few million bucks he spent to campaign. His life won't change and he will have another feather in his cap.

      Don't you think that NBC won't re-vamp the Apprentice because it will garner even more viewers after his run at POTUS.

      He'll have offers flooding in for reality shows, he'll do fine, but history will not treat him kindly in the political sphere.

      He's worth much more money to the networks after the election is over even than he is now by running.

      That's 21st Century America baby, love it or leave it. We've gone down that rabbit hole and we ain't going back...

    2. Anonymous7:18 PM

      Oh, but his life is going to change.

      He is going to be shunned by people that might have sucked up to him before.

      He's going to have to pay cash up front instead of payment at the end of the contract, because we all know how that works. His word will not be his bond.

      He'll be sued and sued and sued.

      He will not only be a social pariah, receiving few invites, but will be a business pariah (thanks Macy's) unable to keep his over-leveraged empire afloat and a media pariah (Sorry, but the Apprentice will either be canceled or go on without Trump, thanks NBC).

      His life is going to be very different.

      He can call it a vacation or retirement.

      In fact it will be shunning in the true Amish sense of the word.

      He'll be as popular in Hollywood as Mel Gibson. Less probably as he has no talent.

  22. Anonymous4:36 PM

    Too much Trump is not good for one's health. Even as drama conditioned as we are in this day and age. When it comes with all this toxicness, then it's too much to bear. And it's only been a year. Imagine four more years, a total of five years of crazy. The Republicans are behind all this chaos. They are trying their damndest to rile up anti-Hillary sentiment on a daily basis. And they have plenty of minions to keep it coming. The next 80 some odd days should be hell. Not looking forward to how desperate Donnie and the Republicans get. Ugh.

    1. Anonymous7:26 PM

      And therein lies their error.

      In their attempts to rile up anti-Hillary sentiment, too often it is directed back at Trump with whatever outrageous thing he says.

      Sure, he implied Hillary should be assassinated but then followed it with accusing Obama of founding Isis. He moved the target off Hillary and on to Obama. Sure he tried to include Hillary but that wasn't very successful. He's done this over and over.

      If it weren't for the money and the campaign, he would be a crazy who would be taken to the nearest mental facility for a 72 hour hold for observation. And he'd fail.

  23. Anonymous4:58 PM

    Did Donald Trump's son abandon his daddy's campaign? Did he go back to Russia to try to market the Trump name? Has anybody seen him?


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