Mike's Blog Round Up
January 31, 2018

As we write this, Forbes Magazine fetishist comrade Trump has yet to give The State of the 'Uniom' Address, but that said, I was not planning on watching it anyway. I hope the overnight ratings give boffo box office to something/anything else; say is it Shark Week?

First Draft has something to say about Free Speech and Steve Bannon.

Egberto Willies says the recent negotiations to keep the government open was like having no president at all.

Zander Versus The Stupid says that we are already in a Constitutional crisis.

Bonus Track: Addicting Info finds the moment where the #MeToo movement should say, "N'uh-uh."

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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