When asked to directly disavow white supremacists on Tuesday night at the first presidential debate, President Donald Trump—yet again—did not do so. Instead, his dodging provoked a flurry of online celebration by far-right extremists who saw it as implicit approval and pledged their allegiance to him.
Everyone who watched that debate deserves $1,000 a month. - Andrew Yang
The World Is A Safer Place Without
- Trump Refuses to Tell Supporters to Stay Calm During Election, Instead Demands They Swarm Polls and 'Watch Very Carefully'
- Google searches for ‘move to Canada’ spike after presidential debate
- Kentucky AG seeks one week delay in release of Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings
Fox to Address Coronavirus Crisis with Three-Part Series on Hunter Biden. - Andy Borowitz
Trump Sends Signal For Uncivil War
The far-right group the Proud Boys celebrated Tuesday night after President Trump refused to denounce white supremacy and mentioned them during the first presidential debate.
When asked by debate moderator Chris Wallace if he'd denounce the violence from white supremacist groups, Trump replied: "Proud Boys, stand back and stand by. But I'll tell you what, somebody's got to do something about antifa and the left."
"Stand back and stand by" isn't "stand down," it's "lock and load." - Melissa
- Former RNC chair and Montana governor spurns his party to endorse Joe Biden
- Republicans fret over Trump's self-inflicted blows at first debate
- Trump aides struggle to defend Proud Boys remarks at debate
- Fox's Kilmeade: Trump 'ruined the biggest layup' in debate history 'by not condemning white supremacists'
- Trump denounces mail-in voting and again casts doubt on the election outcome
- Manchin: Trump's West Virginia ballot fraud claim 'just plain wrong'
- Notre Dame president apologizes for not wearing mask at Trump event
- Interior Secretary will lead BLM after judge ousts Pendley from public lands role
- Judge begins contempt proceedings for Wilbur Ross over allegedly defying census order
Seeing a lot of “next debate, cut his mic and camera,” earning the American President status normally reserved for talk-radio f-bombers and ballpark streakers. - Bill Weir, CNN
I Don't Trust Religious Extremists Because They Believe The Bible Overrules The US Constitution
President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court did not commit to recusing herself from cases related to the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, according to her written responses to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.
He wouldn’t know suburbs unless he took a wrong turn. - Joe Biden, 9/29/20 debate
Trump’s #1 goal tonight was to make Biden appear senile. Trump just said, and I quote, “I was a private businesspeople.” - Andy Borowitz
Rock The Voter News
- Top House Democrat: Parties 'much closer' to a COVID deal 'than we've ever been'
- Ocasio-Cortez calls Trump a 'white supremacist' after debate
- Undecided voters call Trump 'bully' and Biden 'better than expected' after debate
Biden looking directly into the camera to say how proud he is of his son in recovery is the kind of clip that might seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things — but for anyone who loves one of the 20 million Americans with substance use disorders, wow oh wow what a moment. - Amanda Litman
|CNN's John King called Hunter Biden a swamp creature this morning.|
He's never called Ivanka, Don Jr., Eric or Jared a swamp creature.
Shame on you, John King. You're deplorable.
How am I more nervous now than I was in 2016. - Sarah Cooper
Nixon looked a little sweaty at one debate and our parents talked about that for decades. - Steadman tweet
- US private sector businesses added 749K workers in September: ADP
- Pending home sales hit record in August
- Shell set to cut up to 9,000 jobs in low-carbon overhaul
- House panel says drugmakers inflated prices to boost profits and reap bonuses
The only positive result of that debate is that you are now allowed to say “shitshow” on CNN. - Andy Borowitz
So How's Trump's $300 Million "Celebrity Filled" Ad Campaign Going?
They made a list of more than 30 celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Billy Joel to appear in their ad campaign to "inspire hope" about coronavirus, but they ended up with only Dennis Quaid, CeCe Winans and Hasidic singer Shulem Lemmer.
The health department’s $300 million-plus, taxpayer-funded vehicle to boost confidence in President Donald Trump’s response to the pandemic is sputtering.
I can’t say this any more clearly: Our democracy is in terrible danger — more danger than it has been since the Civil War, more danger than after Pearl Harbor, more danger than during the Cuban missile crisis and more danger than during Watergate. - Bette Midler