Your blogger

My photo
When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS,CNN and Andy Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Public Coruption Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability Healthy Communities

Monday, September 12, 2016

MAHER JOKES ABOUT CHEETO ASSASSINATION

Bill Maher took a swipe at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday night at his show in Washington, DC.

During his set at DAR Constitution Hall, Politico reported, the Real Time host said, “I’m nervous. And I saw the headline today — race tightening. Trump ahead in Ohio and Florida. If this race is even the week before the election, somebody is going to have to go out there…”

He paused for effect, then said, “Why do you think they let Hinckley out?”

John Hinckley, Jr. shot and wounded Pres. Ronald Regan in 1981. Last week, he was released from St. Elizabeth psychiatric hospital where he was sentenced after being found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Maher’s remarks will no doubt outrage Trump followers who are still resentful that the media seized upon the GOP candidate’s reference to “Second Amendment people”resolving the issue of a Pres. Hillary Clinton and her judicial nominees.

It should be noted, however, that Bill Maher isn’t running for president, whereas — in spite of how it may look sometimes — Donald Trump is.





NFTOS
STAFF WRITER