Trumplandia: August 1 — 8, 2020

Trump Versus the World Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.4% — up from 41.2% last week Rasmussen Poll: 48% — down from 50% last week Reuters/Ipsos Poll 8/6/20 — For president: 48% for Biden, 38% for Trump Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep […]

Trumplandia: July 25 — Aug. 1, 2020

Aaah, Shut Up Already Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 41.2% — up from 40.2% last week Rasmussen Poll: 50% — up 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 […]

The Un-Funnies: July 31, 2020

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 […]

Into the abyss of unacceptability

Sometimes you get advice you know is good but just can’t follow because you’re a special kind of asshole. That would describe me, and it’s the reason why I can’t just look the other way when I see stupid people doing evil, stupid things. No doubt my life would be easier if I loved my […]

Everything Trump touches dies — 2020

File this one under, everything Trump touches dies! The concept was first advanced by Republican strategist and Daily Beast contributor Rick Wilson, who wrote a book by the same title in 2018. Wilson, a “Never Trumper” who never changed direction, held that the former Democratic donor and reality television star Donald Trump was a disease […]

Trumplandia: July 18 — 25, 2020

Let the Masquerade Begin Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 40.2% — same as last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — up from 45% last week ABC News/Washington Post Poll, 7/19/20: For president — 55% for Biden, 40% for Trump Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we […]

The Un-Funnies: July 23, 2020

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 […]

Trumplandia: July 11 — 18, 2020

Liar, Liar Pants on Fire Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 40.2% — up from 40.1% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — same as last week Quinnipiac Poll 7/16/20 — Trump’s Handling of COVID — 62% Disapproval Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the […]

As the outrages pile up, the Empire State strikes back

Oval Office Occupant Donald Trump is a lying, cheating, thieving, racist, traitorous, vile, backstabbing, miserable son of a bitch. And those are his good traits. His insidious war on highly respected (by other than Trump and his worshippers) Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is another of his “shoot the messenger” tantrums. […]