100 Days of Foul Stench, Unnecessary Cruelty and Pointless Pieces Of Paper


We know it feels like a decade. But it's only the 100-day mark of the harrrowing reign of our resident bully, braggart, buffoon, narcissist and "racist scrotum dipped in Cheeto dust." When not ineptly stumbling from crisis to catastrophe, he's stayed busy flamboyantly signing "Executive Orders," aka often meaningless "pieces of paper asking people who work for him whether they have any ideas how to make America great again." Sample: To create an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to “identify barriers to the Secretary’s authority to put the well-being of our veterans first.” Meanwhile, he blames his failures on the Constitution and its time-honored checks and balances, which are "bad for the country." We kinda know that feeling.

For succor and solidarity on those too frequent days when We...Just...Can't, we offer cogent, animated analysis by Robert Reich on Trump's 100 days of "unnecessary cruelty," and quotes from a variety of critics on his "grotesque family," "special-interest pond scum," efforts to destroy the planet and middle class, and other reasons Trump is teeny-hands-down "one of the most dangerous human beings on the planet." The ever-eloquent God Star father Khizr Khan pretty much nails it: "Every action and word of Trump has (a) foul stench of political expediency and self-aggrandizing, a total lack of moral compass and leadership.” For a small, suitably surreal break, watch the Dumpster ramble as he plays the accordion. You're welcome.

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