The Week In Stupid -- Cognitive Disconnect Edition

341a69a5And to think it's only Tuesday. 

Elizabeth Warren wants to turn the federal government into a generic drugmaker -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a novel idea for lowering drug costs: Let the federal government manufacture cheaper generic versions of brand-name prescription treatments.

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: Wyoming having same number of senators as California is a 'structural problem' -- CNN hosts Fareed Zakaria and Don Lemon expressed their frustration with the electoral map and the structure of Congress, calling the Constitutional concept of equal representation in the U.S. Senate a "structural problem."

Alec Baldwin: Trump Is ‘Punishment’ for America’s ‘Slaughter of Native Americans, Slavery, Japanese Internment’ -- Actor and faux-President Donald Trump Alec Baldwin called the president a "curse" for the "sins" of America Sunday, saying that it is time to "exorcize" him from society.

Missouri man must watch ‘Bambi’ monthly as part of poaching punishment, judge rules -- A Missouri hunter involved in the illegal killing of “several hundred deer” over the years must watch the Disney classic “Bambi” once a month while he remains behind bars, a judge reportedly ruled.

Actual Witches Say They're Offended By Trump Using the Term 'Witch-hunt' -- Actual, real-life witches are apparently offended over Donald Trump’s regular use of the term “witch-hunt” to describe the Russia probe, saying the term is “hurtful.”

Disgusting Mika Brzezinski Slimes Pompeo as ‘Wannabe Dictator’s Butt Boy’ -- The unhinged hosts of Morning Joe on Wednesday took it to a new level, sliming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as unpatriotic and a “wannabe dictator’s butt boy.” The vulgar language was so bad that MSNBC tried to cut Mika Brzezinski’s audio, just missing her disgusting attack. Referencing Pompeo’s appearance on Fox and Friends in which he was grilled about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,

CNN's Joan Walsh Attacks Melania Trump --- She 'Continues to Whine' Unlike Michelle Obama -- CNN contributor Joan Walsh attacked Melania Trump on air Wednesday, saying that the first lady “continues to whine,” and claimed that she was getting favorable treatment compared to her predecessor Michelle Obama. 

Schools Ordered to Teach Eight-Year-Olds That ‘Boys Can Have Periods Too' -- Schools in Brighton have been ordered to teach children as young as eight that people “of all genders” can have periods, as well as to install sanitary waste disposal units in every toilet room.

Washington State Stocks Men’s Bathrooms With Free Menstrual Products -- "students are coming forward and advocating for change"

Steyer: Deregulation Is Killing People -- Billionaire political activist Tom Steyer claimed during a town hall that corporations purposefully aimed their pollution directly at poorer communities because they lack the resources to fight back Thursday night. "So in fact when we think about everything we've done in terms of working for clean water, like SB 623, or when we talk about trying to get rid of diesel exhaust engine...

Swalwell: 'It's Looking More and More' Like Trump 'Presides Over a Criminal Presidency'  -- On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that it increasingly seems that President Trump “was a part of a criminal campaign, a criminal transition, and now presides over a criminal presidency.” Swalwell said, “It’s looking more and more, Wolf, that Donald Trump was a part of a criminal campaign, a criminal transition, and now presides over a criminal presidency." 

Behar of ‘The View’ Suggests ‘Jail’ for Hatch for Not Speaking Out Again Trump -- ABC News’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar declared on Thursday that retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) “maybe” should be sent to prison for not speaking out against President Donald Trump. “I don’t know if you saw this clip of Orrin Hatch, the esteemed, so-called senator from Utah,” Behar said. “I used to like him because he was very friendly with Teddy Kennedy,” she added, referring to the late Mas

Oprah International? Politician pushes name-change for Nashville airport -- Frequent flyers passing through Nashville’s busiest air hub may soon know it as Oprah G. Winfrey Nashville International Airport.