My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

Try again: Two former Obama staffers swing and miss at French election analysis

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Former Obama adviser David Axelrod has come up with the reasons he thinks Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen in the French election. Put simply: Obama endorsed Macron, and Trumpseemed to expresssupport forLe Pen. [email protected] endorsed @EmmanuelMacron. @POTUS leaned in for Putin-backed Le Pen. After Macron's landslide today, will Trump reach out? — David Axelrod […]

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President to reveal executive orders on guns in ‘short order’

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the man behind “grassroots” gun-control nonprofits Everytown for Gun Safety andMoms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, visited the White House today, and if you guessed the visit had something to do with gun control, you’re correct. What’s this now about “an executive order tightening access to […]

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Ha! Blogger Caleb Howe fixes OFA minimum wage tweet [Photoshop] [correction added]

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http://twitter.com/#!/mchastain81/status/408676313872875520 @BarackObama, the Twitter account operated by Organizing for Action, recently tweeted this bit of dream-world ridiculousness: http://twitter.com/#!/BarackObama/status/408337097859162112 Blogger Caleb Howe and the “Underpants Gnome” got to work and fixed it: http://twitter.com/#!/CalebHowe/status/408676175209193472 Much more realistic now! Editor’s note: The title and text of this post have been corrected to indicate that the original tweet came […]

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‘If only we’d let him be clear’! Politico offers insight into Obama’s ‘Bush hangover’

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http://twitter.com/#!/MichaelBlum3/status/478651409873637376 Poor, poor President Obama. He just can’t catch a break! http://twitter.com/#!/JohnEkdahl/status/478649880718483456 From Politico: The rising chaos in Iraq — and the blame game over who’s responsible — are the latest reminders that halfway through his own second term, he’s still often more consumed by dealing with the legacy of President George W. Bush than […]

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‘Think you mean ‘impetus’: WH deletes, corrects failed attempt to quote President Blameshifter

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The White House Twitter feed slightly misquoted President Obama, who was speaking in Louisiana this morning: “Impotence for a better politics”? Missed it by THAT much. Eventually a correction was made: The bottom line of what Obama was getting at remains unchanged: That’s the general theme of this presidency.

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What Ted Cruz just said to Laura Ingraham about GOP ‘leadership’ will make you fist pump!

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So, some people are loving how Senator Ted Cruz just nutshelled the problem with Republican “leadership.” The senator was a guest on Laura Ingraham’s radio show today. And then this happened: Bam. Double bam! Yep. The craven need not apply. Can you hear us now, GOP? This is the power of new media: We can […]

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Nightmare fuel: President tells OFA, ‘I’m not going anywhere’

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President Barack Obamathis afternoon addressed the Fall Summit of Organizing for Action, the retooled Obama for America campaign machine that’s been squatting on the Twitter handle @barackobama for the duration of his administration, leaving the leader of the free world stuck using @POTUS. The president might have been in a serious mood, but he did […]

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‘What law did they break?’ Bette Midler is asked why Obama defiers in Senate are ‘criminals’

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Before we get to The Divine Miss Constitutionalist, put on the oven mitts for this HuffPo hot take: Aside from the fact that a senator in his or her 6th year isn’t a “lame duck,” Bette Midler didn’t like the part where Republicans have vowed to block any Obama SCOTUS nominee: Well in that case: […]

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These 10 Presidents Prove That Aging Happens A Lot Faster In The White House

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It should come as no surprise that stress ages people. Politicians know that all too well. Every four years, liberals and conservatives alike flock to their polling places to cast their votes for the next president. Truth be told, no matter who wins this time around, the person who enters the […]

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Move over, Pajama Boy: Eva the Cat Girl finds Obamacare ‘golden ticket’

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http://twitter.com/#!/BarackObama/status/432988192220794880 Eva’s platinum plan under Obamacare costs just $45 a month? What’s the catch? http://twitter.com/#!/GavinSchalliol/status/432989820764168193 http://twitter.com/#!/kerpen/status/433032027970228224 No, Eva’s the woman, not the cat, and she “aged off” her parents’ plan when she turned 26. Now what’s this nonsense about finding a “golden ticket”? Where’d she find that? http://twitter.com/#!/liars_never_win/status/433008487384489984 http://twitter.com/#!/ThirtyMinuteAbs/status/432990719997784064 http://twitter.com/#!/pcstewart1020/status/432988944268288001 http://twitter.com/#!/polizoi785/status/432988611928002560 http://twitter.com/#!/MWZachmeyer/status/433020274305277953 Time for the […]

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