â€œWeâ€™re Still Hereâ€
Donald Trump marked the first year of his presidency with a government shutdown, but across the globe, others marked it with the Womenâ€™s March of 2018.
Last year, turnout for the Womenâ€™s March exceeded the oft-disputed attendance of Trumpâ€™s inauguration as men and women joined in solidarity against the new presidentâ€™s would-be policies and division. This year, the events honor that anniversary and also look ahead to the 2018 midtermsâ€”hoping to energize Americans to make a difference at the polls.
Take a look at some photos and video, which quickly hit Twitter, below:
We’re not going anywhere.
In 2018, we’re bringing our #PowerToThePolls.
â€” Women’s March (@womensmarch) January 20, 2018
The one year anniversary of Trumpâ€™s inauguration is a shutdownâ€”being here at the womenâ€™s march is a more hopeful anniversary. pic.twitter.com/IdZBXtbDOx
â€” Tim Kaine (@timkaine) January 20, 2018
Womenâ€™s March at Mar-A-Lago. pic.twitter.com/dEx13v81M7
â€” Duncan RenaldoâœŠï¸ðŸ˜â˜•ï¸ (@coffeeownsme) January 20, 2018
Todayâ€™s the day! Everyone please join the Womenâ€™s March in your city! Hundreds of cities holding protests today 2 mark the day Trump took power last yr. This is the yr we take it back! Send me video/pix of the March in your town at [email protected] See u in the streets! pic.twitter.com/R5t03OyuGW
â€” Michael Moore (@MMFlint) January 20, 2018
LIVE NOW: Thousands take to the streets of New York City for the second annual Women’s March. https://t.co/Q2rk4mCaI7
â€” ABC News (@ABC) January 20, 2018
And here was the 1/2/3 subway platform at Times Square, packed with people getting to the Upper West Side for this afternoonâ€™s Womenâ€™s March: pic.twitter.com/oa2960HWhi
â€” Cora Lewis (@cora) January 20, 2018
LIVE NOW: Thousands attend the second annual Women’s March, now underway in Washington, DC. https://t.co/SvyCkSlSvd
â€” ABC News (@ABC) January 20, 2018
â€” Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) January 20, 2018
Today, @HRC members and supporters are coming together again to celebrate a year of resistance with the @womensmarch and to mobilize voters for the critical 2018 elections to bring our #PowerToThePolls. #WomensMarch2018 pic.twitter.com/fgPCSG4rvn
â€” HumanRightsCampaign (@HRC) January 20, 2018
The Womenâ€™s March on Philadelphia is going strong. pic.twitter.com/wKIDzTG0d9
â€” SeriouslyUS? (@USseriously) January 20, 2018
A tearful â€œDreamerâ€ talks about DACA and the possibility of being deported at the 2018 Cleveland Womenâ€™s March pic.twitter.com/Z7JDDe6cAL
â€” clevelanddotcom (@clevelanddotcom) January 20, 2018
Womenâ€™s March in Charlotte. Thousands here! pic.twitter.com/wFH8F7rTWT
â€” Sen. Jeff Jackson (@JeffJacksonNC) January 20, 2018
Womenâ€™s March Santa Ana https://t.co/8YvSUic0N8
â€” Sally Hite (@sallynotsara) January 20, 2018
â€” KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) January 20, 2018
Stop the hate. Ottawa Women’s march. pic.twitter.com/EBKCWU7DTZ
â€” Michelle Arruda (@micarruda) January 20, 2018
Happening Now: The Womenâ€™s March is back in Chicago.
â€” Audrina Bigos (@AudrinaBigos) January 20, 2018
â€” Katherine Sullivan (@HETI_Institute) January 20, 2018
A protester who dubs herself “Woke Grandma” tells CNN’s @MarquardtA that she’s “marching for true equality, justice and kindness” at Women’s March in NYC https://t.co/eE6VZgho0n https://t.co/xLsz7RHKUH
â€” CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) January 20, 2018
Thousands march in Chattanooga.
The South SHALL rise again, but THIS time it will be FOR civil rights, FOR equality, FOR human rights, FOR womenâ€™s rights, FOR Dreamers, and AGAINST everything that Trump/GOP stand for.#WomensMarch2018 #BlueTsunami2018 pic.twitter.com/K8kypcVQhB
â€” NoNoNazis (@CeeLeeMusic) January 20, 2018
Women’s march in Little Rock Arkansas https://t.co/KRtRxBlDFu
â€” Andrea SalsberryðŸ¾ (@alkirtley) January 20, 2018
â€” Holly Masturzo (@drz0) January 20, 2018
â€” Caroline Patrickis (@Cpatrickis) January 20, 2018
Full field of voters gathering at Raleigh’s Women’s March to engage in issues facing North Carolina pic.twitter.com/GO18UMsyDT
â€” Vote Raleigh (@VoteRaleigh) January 20, 2018
â€” Planned Parenthood (@PPAWI) January 20, 2018
â€” Gary FrostGermanotta (@frostygary) January 20, 2018
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Trump-Loving ‘True Victim of the Pandemic’ Nikki Haley Slammed for Complaining Her Birthday Popcorn Order Was Late
Nikki Haley is once again being widely mocked for a tweet. A few weeks ago it was this tweet, which basically was a very effective ad for Joe Biden:
If Biden wins in November, it’s clear that Warren will significantly shape his approach — on domestic policy in particular — whether or not her name’s on the ticket.https://t.co/odrqI0eIAJ
— Nikki Haley (@NikkiHaley) July 17, 2020
Now, it’s something far less political – or is it?
Monday morning President Donald Trump’s former U.S. Ambassador to the UN complained about… late birthday popcorn.
This one tweet seems to sum up the opinions of many:
Local woman stumps for man who destroys the postal service, then gets angry when her popcorn shipped via postal service doesn’t arrive on time. https://t.co/CK1RC1QBNK
— Bryan 🇺🇸 #PoliceThePolice (@swimmerbr78) August 10, 2020
Many mocked Haley for being tone deaf to Trump’s destruction of the U.S. Postal Service.
Republicans: Trump is bringing much needed reform to the Postal Service! Who cares if letters are a little delayed?
Also Republicans: where the fuck is my popcorn? https://t.co/nS0GudKsZN
— Pé (@4everNeverTrump) August 10, 2020
It looks like that company uses USPS for some of its deliveries. Hmmm … might wanna take it up with whoever’s running the postal service these days. https://t.co/DAMyEXUT0W
— Kaili Joy Gray (@KailiJoy) August 10, 2020
Did you try to send this order via USPS? Because Nikki, there are some things you should probably read up on … https://t.co/cttrnP9qb9
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 10, 2020
Were these deliveries made through the USPS, because if so, you may want to sit down. https://t.co/O6KdNqHdid
— Gary Legum (@GaryLegum) August 10, 2020
160,000 people are dead and your guy sabotaged the postal service, Nikki. https://t.co/NsCfuZatAT
— Conor Rogers 🏳️🌈 (@conorjrogers) August 10, 2020
Many reminded the former Republican governor of South Carolina that we’re in the middle of a pandemic.
— Betsy Boyz (@Betsy_Boyz) August 10, 2020
Yes let’s hurt a business for no reason during a pandemic where over 160k people have died. Great priorities here. https://t.co/LM53ARLPiH
— Emily C. Singer (@CahnEmily) August 10, 2020
Businesses are struggling, people are dying, everybody’s life has been turned upside down, but let’s all stop to say a prayer for @NikkiHaley after her screwed up popcorn order. https://t.co/GQCee92NIk
— Jeff Schultz (@JeffSchultzATL) August 10, 2020
What a piece of work.
People are still waiting for their unemployment checks and stimulus payments, about to be evicted, but please do go on about… popcorn. https://t.co/AeO6P1VrFq
— Sara Jane (@SaraJaneMaki) August 10, 2020
Many mocked her for her horrible record or priorities:
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) August 10, 2020
Nikkki is turning into a mini trump right before our eyes by using her platform to destroy a smallish business cuz she’s mad. ⤵️ https://t.co/yJjEcUM7dU
— Foul Mouthed Mom 😷 (@IamNurseTrish) August 10, 2020
The true victim of the pandemic logs on. https://t.co/rHSz4z4FwY
— Pirates Batting Consultant (@Expittriate) August 10, 2020
Many mocked her for her support of President Donald Trump:
I was disappointed when you wholeheartedly backed an aspiring authoritarian. #disappointednephew
— Shmuli Savage (@SavageShmuel) August 10, 2020
16 million American kids are worried about their next meal. Oh, and your dipshit president is destroying the Post Office. https://t.co/8b6vbW2nsZ
— AARP Provocateur (@Granny4change) August 10, 2020
And some, well, just mocked her for being cheap:
— ceeks (@70Ceeks) August 10, 2020
Lol imagine your multimillionaire aunt who was former governor and an ambassador to the UN gifting you some fucking retail chain popcorn for your birthday#disappointednephew
— COVID-19 Thirst Responder (@KyeNotFound) August 10, 2020
Fox & Friends Furious ‘Gym Owners Are Dying,’ Because ‘Politicians’
“Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade expressed anger Monday morning over gyms that are not allowed to re-open, or have to restrict the number of people allowed inside during the coronavirus pandemic. The number of COVID-19 cases in the country has doubled in just a few weeks to over 5 million.
“They’re dying. These gym owners are dying,” Kilmeade told his Fox News viewers, with not even a shred of understanding that in reality, 165,000 Americans have literally died from the virus.
“They have small margins anyway and they can’t do anything because these politicians won’t let ’em,” Kilmeade, clearly angry, snarled.
Kilmeade’s guest, “Body by Jake” creator Jake Steinfeld, told viewers, “Don’t quit,” and “be dilligent.”
But as soon as he started to give tips on how to stay healthy at home, which he said is “so important,” Kilmeade tried to cut him off.
“Gotcha,” Kilmeade said.
Brian Kilmeade: "They're dying. These gym owners are dying." pic.twitter.com/ZOytj5Pzze
— Bobby Lewis (@revrrlewis) August 10, 2020
Trump Calls Mt. Rushmore Story ‘Fake News’ — but Then Says It ‘Sounds Like a Good Idea’
President Donald Trump attacked CNN and the New York Times for their story that the White House reached out to the governor of South Dakota about Trump being added to Mt. Rushmore. He claimed it was “fake news” but then proceeded to mischaracterize what the report actually said.
“This is Fake News by the failing @nytimes & bad ratings @CNN. Never suggested it although, based on all of the many things accomplished during the first 3 1/2 years, perhaps more than any other Presidency, sounds like a good idea to me!”
The report doesn’t say that he or the White House suggested the idea, it reported that the South Dakota governor created a mock-up of Mt. Rushmore with Trump’s face on it.
Still, Trump pivoted to suggest it’s “a good idea,” and posted a White House photo from July 3, of his face aligned with the others on the mountain.
This is Fake News by the failing @nytimes & bad ratings @CNN. Never suggested it although, based on all of the many things accomplished during the first 3 1/2 years, perhaps more than any other Presidency, sounds like a good idea to me! https://t.co/EHrA9yUsAw
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2020
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2020
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