Trumplandia: May 11 — 18, 2019

Battle Royale Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42% — down from 42.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — down from 49% last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you may have heard […]

The Un-Funnies

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

And Then The Persian Gulf Went Boom

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, the former Boeing technocrat Donald Trump selected to run the Defense Department, is desperately pounding the Pentagon’s war drums to the dismay of the generals and admirals at the Puzzle Palace who have to send Americans into harm’s way. It is reasonable to assume that Trump is directly behind […]

The inglorious Fourth

The Fourth of July, the anniversary of the United States declaring its independence from England, is a festive day in Washington. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to the nation’s capital for a spectacular fireworks display and a free concert featuring the National Symphony Orchestra and other high-profile performers. Since 1947, the festivities have been broadcast […]

Trumplandia: Things Left in the Attic

Special Edition Quinnipiac University Poll — May 7, 2019 Did the President Commit a Crime? Voters who think Trump committed crimes before entering office: 64% Voters who think Trump committed crimes while president: 45% Welcome to Trumplandia’s special edition: “Things left in the Attic!” Although our normal visit to the enchanted land of the Donald […]