Quotes Make Lies “OK”

According to White House “press secretary,” Sean Spicer, quotes indicate that Trump didn’t specifically mean wiretapping when he was lying about Obama’s administration ordering a wiretap on Trump Tower.

Jeremy Diamond:

Namely, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump wasn’t referring to wiretapping when he tweeted about wiretapping.

“I think there’s no question that the Obama administration, that there were actions about surveillance and other activities that occurred in the 2016 election,” Spicer said. “The President used the word wiretaps in quotes to mean, broadly, surveillance and other activities.”

Wiretapping is a narrowly defined surveillance activity that involves tapping into “a telephone or telegram wire in order to get information,” according to Merriam-Webster dictionary.

Daily Kos Embraces and Extends Public Gullibility.

Yesterday while meandering around Fisherman’s Wharf in SF I saw a demonstration of folks attempting to trick local liberals into agreeing with Republicans and Libertarians on the subject of taxes.

As amusing as this (obvious) hidden agenda rally was — mainly due to their correct measure of the people’s gullibility — they missed out on one thing. They could really have screwed with people more by staying at home and starting a twitter account.

The Daily Kos has taken it upon themselves to bait Republicans into thinking that Democrats are going to spend $4 Million on Obama Bobbleheads and another $2 Million on shamwows.

Really?

Yes.

How?

With a twitter account.

The response to this once they realized they’d been duped was initially good, only in the comments does it get hilariously stupid (after the break) (all bold emphasis is mine):

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A Politico’s Look Inside Obama’s bank CEOs meeting

Politico has posted a look inside Obama’s meeting with the CEOs of various banks. My opinion is that they sound like they’re still a bunch of shortsighted libertarian lunatics with no interest in even pretending to appeal to the greater good. But, hey, we all have opinions, and I think you should read this article and have one.