Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News

Drudge Retort

User Info


Subscribe to hope4hope's blog Subscribe


Special Features

Monday, May 02, 2016

While Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric on China grows more incendiary, a column in China Daily may shed some light on how China's government views Trump's rise in the GOP race. "What is at stake?" asks China Daily columnist Mike Bastin. "Is it Trump's often nonsensical and barmy rhetorical rants? Or, is it yet again the phony, money-centric system of democracy that defines the United States? The answer is the latter." The column describes Trump as a symbol of the inequality in America. "The presidential race, and Trump's presence in particular, also highlights the gross unfairness of wealth distribution across the U.S. ... Trump relies on one thing and one thing only: financial fortune (most of which was inherited from his late father). Not that Trump is the only one. All the presidential front-runners rely on huge amounts of money without which any hopes of power would be a pipe dream." read more

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Speaking at a San Francisco political forum Friday, John Kasich was asked whether people are born gay and replied, "Do I think that people are, you know, born gay? Probably." When asked about the GOP platform not supporting marriage equality, Kasich said, "The Republican Party is my vehicle, not my master." He also acknowledge recently celebrating the marriage of two gay people: "I believe in traditional marriage ... I just went to a gay wedding. My wife and I went to the wedding. It was great, it was fine."


I was just interested in what spin the Chinese government was putting on Trump and ran across this article. I'm not trying to present it as anything more than propaganda. Here's a guy who took the time to write a long rebuttal to the China Daily column because he was outraged about a Westerner writing the opinion article.
This video shows Mike Bastin talking about APEC in 2014 while in the UK.

Patti Davis, Reagan's daughter, wrote an open letter to Will Ferrell: "I saw the news bulletin -- as did everyone -- that you intend to portray my father in the throes of Alzheimer's for a comedy that you are also producing. Perhaps you have managed to retain some ignorance about Alzheimer's and other versions of dementia. Perhaps if you knew more, you would not find the subject humorous."

Drudge Retort

Home | Breaking News | Comments | User Blogs | Stats | Back Page | RSS Feed | RSS Spec | DMCA Compliance | Privacy | Copyright 2016 World Readable