The Breitbart bubble world of paranoid conspiracy theories got a boost tonight when Trump named the alt-right sites leader as...oh hell, here's the tweets:
Holy crap. How long does Trump have yet as president? Didn't Steve Bannon just call the press the opposition party and to shut up...
Trump's unconstitutional Muslim immigration ban brought out the protesters and ACLU lawyers...
The American Civil Liberties Union announced Saturday evening that a federal court in New York had issued an emergency stay on President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The court’s decision, which will affect people who have been detained in airports, came after the ACLU and other activist groups filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of two Iraqis who were held at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as a result of the order.WKOW's Greg Neumann's odd Saturday night fill-in manning the news desk turned into gold with the unfolding immigration protests and court actions. Neumann ran with it...
“I hope Trump enjoys losing. He’s going to lose so much we’re going to get sick and tired of his losing,” ACLU national political director Faiz Shakir told Yahoo News shortly after the decision was announced.
My conservative friend in Milwaukee messaged me "a couple of people are inconvenienced today, so what...protecting this country is an ugly business sometimes."
Here's an immigration attorney's observations tonight about that ugly inconvenience. It's heartbreaking:
I thought this was a great history of Trump's Muslim immigration ban...plus Trump's statement about the chaos:
Trump: "We're totally prepared. It's working out very nicely. You see it at the airports, you see it all over, it's working out very nicely."
Greg Neumann also featured a great story by reporter David Johnson about a local UW doctor who is personally affected by all of this, delaying his plans to visit his family in Syria:
Dr. Abdul Halabi: "The way I see the latest events, in the last six months, we are not too far away from witnessing the birth of dictatorship."
And from Twitter: