This Week in Trumplandia


Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

Not that it will save us or anything, but the movement to impeach 45 is stronger than ever.

In case you needed a reminder, politicians and TV personalities—the Republican ones, in particular—don’t care about facts or logic. They will defend 45 no matter what.

Jimmy Fallon is just now realizing his interview with 45 was a big mistake. He tries to apologize but ends up just making excuses about how he was trying to be funny.

National Security Council officials include 45’s name in as many paragraphs as possible because “he keeps reading if he’s mentioned.”

This Internet gold:

This song and cartoon show kids how lies and facts work in 45’s America:


Logo art by Max Winter.

Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →