The Cruelty of the Trump Administration

I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the ineptitude of this administration. But they are as cruel as they are stupid:

And those three stories are just from last night alone. The fuck is wrong with these people?

White House official mocked ‘dying’ McCain at internal meeting

All a bunch of class acts in the White House right now.

A White House official mocked Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis at an internal meeting on Thursday, a day after the Arizona Republican announced his opposition to President Trump’s nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel.

Special assistant Kelly Sadler made the derisive comments during a closed-door White House meeting of about two-dozen communications staffers on Thursday morning.

“It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway,” Sadler said, according to a source familiar with the remarks at the meeting.

The White House did not deny the account of Sadler’s remarks, which came amid a discussion of Haspel’s nomination and McCain’s opposition to it.

A Reunion with Chimpanzees after 18 Years

I’m a sucker for these documentaries. The entire video is here:

After 18 years, chimpanzees Doll and Swing still recognize their old friend, Linda Koebner. From the award-winning film WISDOM OF THE WILD, this excerpt captures the emotional reunion between two former laboratory chimpanzees and the woman who helped them transition to a life without bars. Produced, written, directed and narrated by Allison Argo for PBS’ Nature Series.