Happy Monday, and welcome to Week 113 of this garbage. No, not this show. The Presidential Apprentice!
How was your St. Patrick’s Day? I got a green donut out of it, but that’s about it.
I don’t think they let the Dotard out for golf this weekend, so he melted down on Twitter, instead. Which was perfect timing, since the world was in mourning over the Christchurch shootings. But not Angry Trump! Grr!
You can’t even get a decent “thoughts and prayers” out of this country, anymore. What an embarrassment.
Well, nothing to do about it but to keep cataloguing the crimes, in the hopes that the people who say they’re “not quite there, yet” are fully sincere. So here we are, back for another round.
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For now, how about one on the house? Here’s what we did last time out, on our previous LIVE show:x Embedded Content
Well, today was the umpteenth time we’ve done the show under the cloud of a mass shooting. And although the shooting wasn’t here at home, yes, it’s still a “we” situation. More than that, we actually bear some responsibility for it. It didn’t help matters that Trump had just finished threatening civil war if he doesn’t get his way on everything, forever and ever. As fans of the show know, everything is always connected. And it wasn’t hard to connect events to the news that Connecticut’s highest court has ruled that a suit by the families of the Sandy Hook shooting against the makers of the “Bushmaster” AR-15 can go forward. Adam Serwer, once again, finds himself on point. You want connections? Let’s talk, once again, and as complicated as it can be, about Rep. Ilhan Omar. No, seriously. There’s a new twist to this story, and maybe only KITM (though in all fairness we have to credit Politico) can make it about procedure! (Although I think it’s fair to say we have a way of making the story our own, for having covered the scourge of motions to recommit for… [checks notes]… a decade.)Need more info on how to listen? Find it below the fold.