Highlights From Yet Another Week Of Afflictor

This week, when dotard and moron Donald Trump was finished throwing paper towels at hurricane survivors, he looked at his shocking poll numbers.

Wow, I’m in a deeper hole than Alan Thicke! I need to think fast.

I know! I’ll find two other assholes to hang around with to make myself look not as uniquely shitty.

Yes, you’re both invited.

The White House has sent a private plane for us, Biebs.


• We’re in the midst of building a surveillance state that can be used for nefarious means by a paper-towel-tossing, son-of-a-bitch-calling, refugee-bashing, pussy-grabbing, private-plane-riding, self-dealing, race-baiting Presidential Administration.

Donald Trump is a moron, and Rex Tillerson isn’t much better.

• Facebook is the McDonald’s of communication—cheap, easy and bad for you.

• The Internet’s troll army using Google to wage an Information War.

• The new podcast series Cults examines Marshall Applewhite and Heaven’s Gate.

Arthur Janov, creator of Primal Scream Therapy, just passed away.

• AI pioneer Terry Winograd thinks AI is “facilitating huge problems for our society.”

• A brief note from 1911 about late-life Harriet Tubman.

• A brief note from 1863 about Mrs. Lincoln’s “Southern sympathies.”

• This week’s Afflictor keyphrase searches: Ray Bradbury, CTE, Robert E. Lee statue.