Trump Needs Another Civics Lesson

Donald Trump met with GOP members of Congress today. There were some moments:

Another Republican in the meeting Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) told TPM that Trump was asked pointedly if he would defend Article I of the Constitution.

“Not only will I stand up for Article One,” Trump enthusiastically stated,
according to Sanford. “I’ll stand up for Article Two, Article 12, you name it of the Constitution.”

Sanford said Trump’s lack of knowledge about how many articles exist, gave him “a little pause.” (The Constitution has seven articles and 27 amendments.)

Maybe Trump could hire two Corinthians to teach him basic civics.

Whoever Tweets for Hillary Knows How to Deliver a Burn!

The Donald tried to deflect criticism of his Star of David tweet with this gem:

 

Which brought out this response from the former Secretary of State

 

And now, the obvious punchline.

Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History in New York have named a new species of leech after Amy Tan, bestselling author of such novels as The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter’s Daughter.

That’s the story. It’s a tiny blood-sucking leech from Australia. So why isn’t it named after Rupert Murdoch? 

Physicists in the Mail Room

I was coming back from lunch when a mail clerk came by with a package. A friend called out to him, and this is how the actual conversation went…

“Hey, Bill. What do you have in the box?”

“I think it’s a cat.”

“Is it alive or dead?”

“I don’t know.”

So, apparently, Schrodinger works in our mail room…