Speaking to U.S. Coast Guard graduates today, president Donald Trump said that no politician in history had been treated worse than him
"Look at the way I have been treated lately, especially by the media," he said. "No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly. You can't let them get you down, you can't let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams."
Trump's White House is besieged by bipartisan questions about his alleged request to former FBI Director James Comey to halt an investigation into his former top national security aide.
He's really asking for it, isn't he?
Crises so far this week
Monday: Trump blurting classified info to Russian diplomats in meeting
Tuesay: Trump told FBI Director to make investigation disappear
Wednesday: Putin says he might release transcripts of Monday's chat.
Trump told public lies or falsehoods every single day of his first 40 days in office, and he hasn’t stopped yet.
Bravo, CNN artist Bill Hennessy. CNN equated the briefing to a Supreme Court argument — an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned. Hennessy has been a Washington-based courtroom sketch artist for decades. He has covered a wide range of cases, including the Clinton impeachment proceedings, terror suspect trials, and Guantanamo Bay detainee hearings. He […]
Last night at the UK’s Glastonbury Festival, Johnny Depp asked this rhetorical question of the crowd: “When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?” I believe that the answer is April 14, 1865, when actor John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln. The White House’s response to Depp’s comment? “Sad.” According to an official […]
Although flagship smartphones are unlikely to adopt heavy-duty outer casing anytime soon, you can always prepare your device for the outdoors with a beefy case and and an external battery like this Nomad Tile Trackable PowerPack, available in the Boing Boing Store for $119.95.The Nomad Tile can fully recharge an iPhone 7 over three times […]
Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]