The Republican National Convention happened last week and if you were like me, you skipped the whole thing. If so, here’s some quick links to bring you up to date and make you feel glad that you didn’t waste any time watching this modern day horror show that was void of any real substance and solutions. And then check out what’s coming up here on MBIP next week!
FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's Republican Convention Speech, Annotated
Donald Trimp’s speech is annotated and fact-checked by NPR. The only thing they missed is in the last line which Trump delivered in true blow-hard fashion: “God bless you, and goodnight. I love you.” If you’ve followed Donald Trump at all in the last decade and he’s hard to escape, it’s clear that the last line should’ve been: “I love ME!”
The funniest GIFs and memes to come from the RNC
Twitter put together some highlights of gifs, memes and Tweets referring to the RNC.
The Trump Convention Is an Orgy of Memes
Mother Jones summed up the first evening’s speakers with this one sentence that can kind of sum up The Donald’s entire political career: "They said virtually nothing of substance."
Scenes From the Republican National Convention
Here’s some photos from the convention via The Atlantic website.
The best cartoons ridiculing the GOP convention — and Melania Trump’s plagiarism
The Washington Post compiled a collection of some of their favorite political cartoons from the RNC.
Everyone Creeped Out By Donald Trump Touching His Daughter
There was one very touching moment at the RNC, sadly that was between Donald and his daughter. All of a sudden his hands don’t seem so small, do they, Ivanka?
Tomorrow we have a special Saturday Night edition, it’s a meatless, Saturday night meal! Ben Lowery suggested we try some vegetarian options around town, so once a month for the next year we’re going to explore a meatless Saturday Night meal, tune in tomorrow to see the start of this new series! Tuesday we’re on to our ninth week of The Year In The Life of a Sandwich food tour and that’s Brooke pictured above at the Fox Pub holding this week’s sandwich! Wednesday we’ll be featuring a Shop Hop at Peoria’s newest consignment shop: Feels Like Home Consignment Shop. Thursday we finally continue our Eating Main Street series with a fairly new restaurant on Main Street that claims to have the best fried chicken in town, well we’ll see about that! And, as always, I’m not sure what I’m going to put up here on Friday, but I’ll figure that out! Have a funny Sunday and we’ll see you all tomorrow!