The Morning Briefing: Seditious Manhattan Jury Shows What a ‘Threat to Democracy’ Looks Like

Top O’ the Briefing

Happy Friday, dear Kruiser Morning Briefing friends. Shrumreth took great pride in being Treasurer Emeritus of the Greater Orlando Wayland and Madame Devotion Society. 

Advertisement

So…what do you guys want to talk about today?

Being kind of Zen about politics has been my thing for several years now. Kevin Downey Jr. told me that it freaks him out when I get angry about the news. When the verdict came in on Thursday afternoon it was exactly what I thought it would be, yet I still got a little wound up. 

It’s not that I never get angry, it’s that I work on not letting things linger and fester. I get it out of my system. Blowing off steam here is a big part of that. My emotional response to the Manhattan madness was to buy ammo, go for a long walk on hot day, then donate some money to Trump. 

It mostly worked, but I think we all know that this one is going to gnaw at all of us for a while.

This is from something Kevin wrote right after the news hit: 

I knew the fix was in for Trump when the White House revealed Biden would pull up his Depends adult diapers and give a talk after the verdict was released.

I also knew the guilty verdict would, like every other accusation they’ve thrown against Trump, make him stronger. To quote my Motor City hometown hero Bob Seger, “Every time they were sure they had you caught, you were quicker than they thought. You just turned your head and walked.”

Regular readers here know that I’ve felt like that all along. I said a few times yesterday that this verdict is “Trump’s radioactive spider bite.” The corrupt, anti-American jurors have just given him superpowers and may very well end up choking on their Constitution-shredding ways. 

Early reactions would seem to indicate that, anyway. The donation page on Trump’s campaign website crashed from all of the traffic, which Matt wrote about here. By the time I donated, it was back up but still so bogged down it was like being on AOL dial-up in 1997.

Advertisement

I stayed glued to Twitter/X for a while and saw a lot of people who were either done with Trump or had never voted for him say that the trial changed their minds. Originally, I had intended to write a whole column about that, but then decided that a tweet and a mention here would suffice:

While this all could — and should — work out in Trump’s favor, it is still a disturbing watershed moment in American history. Paula summed it up well

Remember the Left’s biggest complaint about Trump in the early days of his presidency? They wept and gnashed their teeth whenever he acted outside the box, claiming he violated presidential norms. “This is not normal!” they lamented over and over again. 

Now we know it was all projection. None of this is normal, and we cannot accept it as the new normal. 

That’s the key: we cannot allow some unhinged, lawless commies who are plagued by daddy issues to define “normal” for the United States of America. In my classic book “Don’t Let the Hippies Shower” I said that progressivism is the toddler mindset manifested in adulthood. When toddlers don’t get their way, they throw a tantrum. 

The pathetic toddlers on the American Left didn’t get their way in 2016 and have been throwing the longest diaper-filling, snot-bubbling tantrum on record ever since. 

The Democrats have been trying to scare people into voting for them by saying that Trump is “a threat to Democracy.” There’s no point in trying to explain that the United States isn’t a democracy, because they’re not interested in facts. 

Advertisement

However, we’ll stick with their catchphrase for a moment. The Democrats have shown us precisely who is the real threat to democracy. My RedState colleague Bob Hoge wrote about RFK Jr.’s response to the verdict, which was spot-on: “You can’t save democracy by destroying it first.” 

My colleagues and I are all focused and energized now. The Townhall Mothership is making lemonade out of lemons by offering an amazing SIXTY PERCENT discount through the end of today for new VIP subscribers when you use the promo code WITCHHUNT. That brings the price of VIP Gold under 3 bucks a month. With that you get access to all of the Townhall Media premium content from the likes of me, VodkaPundit, Kurt Schlichter, Cam Edwards, Larry O’Connor, and Ed Morrissey. If you subscribe this morning, you can join me and my good friend and co-host Stephen Green for our VIP Gold live chat, “Five O’Clock Somewhere.” Mr. Morrissey will be joining us and I think I know what the topic of discussion will be. 

Our VIP content is a great blend of serious political writing, cultural critiques, and just plain goofiness. It’s also where we can write about things that Google docks our pay for, like climate change, trans madness, and election fraud. 

Three bucks a month to join the party, my friends. We’re keeping the price Bidenomics friendly. 

We’re grateful for all of you in these ridiculous times. 

Have a fantastic weekend. I’m wrapping up a five-day fast and will be face-down in some chili. 

Click the button below to get the Morning Briefing emailed to you every weekday. Have your coffee with me, people. It’s free and it supports conservative media!  

Advertisement

The Mailbag of Magnificence contributions can be sent to [email protected].

Everything Isn’t Awful

PJ Media

Me. Sure, Pal: WaPo Says AI Is the Real Election Interference Culprit to Worry About This Year

VodkaPundit. Israeli Airstrike Kills Two Bazillion Starving Children (Or Maybe Zero)

Manhattan Jury Finds Former President Guilty in Bookkeeping Case

Trump: ‘Our Country’s Gone to Hell’

VodkaPundit, Part Deux. She’s a Beauty: SpaceX Starship Dress Rehearsal for Next Week’s Test Flight

Nothing About This Is Normal

Joe Biden Says the Quiet Part Out Loud About Why He Picked Kamala Harris

VodkaPundit, Part Trois. Here Comes the Re-Recession?

‘FIXED’—Judge Gave the NYC Jury a 55-Page Road Map to Find Trump Guilty

Probs. Fear Not, Patriots, Trump Just Won the Election

Biden’s DOL Can’t Even Use the Correct Terminology for the Ones It Claims to Help

College World Series-Bound Baseball Team Receives Tremendous Support as Its School Shuts Down

A Prayer for the Unprecedented Trial

Biden Accused of Raiding SPR to Win Votes

LAWFARE BACKFIRE: Trump’s Donation Page Crashes

Our Country Will Never Be the Same After the Shameful Trump Verdict

California State Rep Rips Fellow Dems as Pedo Protectors

Chinese National Charged With Stealing an Eye-Popping $5.9 Billion in COVID Relief Funds

Townhall Mothership

Top Senate Republicans, Including Some Potential VP Picks, Weigh In on Trump’s ‘Guilty’ Verdict

Alvin Bragg Claims He Was Doing ‘His Job,’ Praises the Jurors After Finding Trump Guilty In Sham Trial

Advertisement

Jonathan Turley Has a Lot to Say About the Trump Verdict

The president’s diaper is full. Team Biden Reacts to the Trump Verdict

OK but no. Philly Docs Want to Offer ‘Judgment-Free’ Conversation on Guns

Cam&Co. SCOTUS Sides 9-0 With NRA in First Amendment Case

33 Arrested in Gun Trafficking Ring Operating Inside Food Truck

Nice place. Seattle’s Police Chief is Demoted Over Lawsuits

Couple of Big Wind Developers Are Running Out of Gas

I DIDN’T WANT TO GET DIVORCED! Shock News: Marriage Is Good For Your Health

Asa Hutchinson’s Republican Mask Slips to Show the Leftist Underneath After Trump Verdict

RFK Jr.’s Reaction to Trump Conviction? ‘You Can’t Save Democracy by Destroying It First’

Our Upside Down Flag Moment Is Upon Us

NBC News Analyst Begs Blacks and Hispanics to Do What They Did in 2020 and Vote Democratic

Team Biden Upset That CNN and MSNBC Didn’t Cover Joe Biden’s Massive Rally

‘Tim McGraw Is About to Find Out What #Budlighted Means’ – McGraw Shills for Planet Fitness

VIP

Become part of the PJ Media VIP party by subscribing here. Use promo code KRUISERMB to receive a WHOPPING 50% discount. Trust me, we’re having fun over here.

Episcopal Church Rolls Out ‘Pride Shield’ Just in Time for June

Poisonous Communism: Marxists Are Stealing Our Kids

The Congressional Bill to Kill the U.N. That You’ve Never Heard Of

Biden Invites Armageddon by Giving Ukraine Authorization to Use U.S. Weapons to Hit Russia

The Congressional Bill to Kill the U.N. That You’ve Never Heard Of

The Desperate Biden Campaign Is Running Out of Time

Advertisement

The ‘Housing Crisis’ No One Is Talking About

Progressive Canadian MP: Climate Change™ ‘Makes Me Wildly Emotional’

What Happens Now?

Around the Interwebz

Chris Hemsworth In Talks To Star In Paramount’s ‘Transformers/G.I. Joe’ Crossover Movie

Mystery malware destroys 600,000 routers from a single ISP during 72-hour span

GREAT GAME. ‘Finish Him!’: When ‘Mortal Kombat’ Caused a Moral Panic

Bee Me

The Kruiser Kabana

Kabana Gallery

Kabana Comedy/Tunes

Articles You May Like

Paul Ryan Calling Trump ‘Unfit for Office’ Not Good Enough for Joe Scarborough!
‘Lucky or Unlucky’? Networks Tout Trump’s Hearing With Parole Officer
‘Screams Before Silence’ gives voice to October 7 survivors
Teens charged with felony vandalism for leaving ‘black scuff marks’ on LGBTQ crosswalk; scooter company declares no-go zone
Jill Biden Costs Taxpayers $345K to Fly to Hunter’s Trial

Leave a Comment - No Links Allowed:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *