Chael Sonnen: Roy Moore Shouldn’t Have to Concede Right Away … Hillary Didn’t!!

Chael Sonnen is defending Roy Moore’s refusal to throw the white flag in the Alabama Senate race … saying there’s no reason to concede if he still thinks there’s a chance he can win. TMZ Sports spoke with the MMA star about Moore continuing to…


Hillary Clinton Slammed After “Ignorant” Tweets Following Las Vegas Shooting

Criticizing Hillary Clinton has been a regular pastime for a large swathe of America for the past two or three decades, and that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon.

Not even following the horrific Mandalay Bay massacre in Las Vegas that killed 58 and injured more than 500.

Critics claim that Hillary’s tweet following the massacre was overly political and displayed “ignorance” of firearms. Did it?

Those who were still up on Sunday night and those waking up to terrible news on Monday morning expressed their reactions to the absolute horror of the shooting in Las Vegas.

Everyone on Twitter, from big-name celebrities to friends to coworkers to that one guest star you thirst-followed three years ago, was speaking out.

Those who couldn’t find the words themselves retweeted those who could.

Hillary Clinton, the 2016 candidate preferred by the majority of American voters and regarded by many as America’s monarch-in-exile, tweeted appropriately.

“Las Vegas, we are grieving with you — the victims, those who lost loved ones, the responders, & all affected by this cold-blooded massacre.”

We all saw the horrifying videos and heard the unmistakable sounds of gunfire. Hillary did, too, and followed up her tweet with this:

“The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots. Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get.”

We’ll talk about that bill, don’t you worry.

“Our grief isn’t enough. We can and must put politics aside, stand up to the NRA, and work together to try to stop this from happening again.”

Obviously, this was the cue to everyone who’s ever read a Cracked article to try to make themselves sound like an expert on firearms.

Hillary was referring to H.R.367, the almost absurdly named Hearing Protection Act of 2017.

Despite it’s name, it’s not a proposed law about noise pollution or public nuisances or hearing aids.

It’s an NRA-backed bill that would make it easier to get silencers for guns by removing restrictions on silencers so that they are regulated just like regular ol’ guns.

As you may have guessed, Hillary’s critics mocked her by pointing out that silencers don’t actually make guns silent; they just muffle the noise somewhat.

An NRA spokeswoman tweeted:

“Suppressors only reduce by a few decibels, still same decibel level as a jack hammer.”

A radio host tweeted:

“Appallingly stupid, and entirely irrelevant, Mrs Clinton She knows nothing about firearms, and even worse, she doesn’t care.”

Though Hillary’s tweet doesn’t immediately convey whether or not she’s aware that silencers do not make guns literally silent, let’s remember two things:

One, Hillary Clinton is an almost frighteningly intelligent person. That’s based on basically every interaction that she’s ever had.

Two, if gunshots are quieter, even just a little bit, that means that fewer people will be aware of them.

Have you ever been to a concert? There are absolutely concerts at which “a few decibels” could make the difference between a gunshot being audible and it going unnoticed save to those who get shot.

Countless public voices have called out for the US to actually, for once, do something to prevent future mass shootings.

Ariana Grande called for gun control, and she is obviously no stranger to terrorist attacks at concerts.

Politicians who rely upon NRA endorsements and funding continue to turn a blind eye to common-sense solutions that have been proven to work in other countries — most notably in Australia.

There are those who characterize the NRA as the greatest ally of domestic terrorists. At this point, that is getting harder and harder to dispute.

But it’s much easier for the pro-gun lobby to criticize people calling for common sense gun regulations than it is for them to explain why, exactly, massacres in which hundreds and hundreds of people are hospitalized are becoming a staple of American existence.


Donald Trump Retweets Clip of Him Hitting Hillary Clinton With Golf Ball

Hey, remember the 2016 election? Sure you do.

Even if you were somehow able to forget that you’ve lived every day since November 8 in some sort of Orwellian hellscape where up is down, black is white, and hamburgers eat people, the principal players still bear the psychic scars of their electoral combat, and they will not let you forget it for a single second.

In case you decided to take up residence in a Unabomber shack in the woods around the time a presidential candidate started talking about his dong during a televised debate and you’re just now re-entering society, allow us to bring you up to speed:

Donald Trump is now our president, despite running a campaign marred by multiple genital-related scandals.

Despite the fact that he won, Trump clearly still awakes with the election at the forefront of his mind every morning, presumably staring dead-eyed at the ceiling fan over his bed, a la Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now.

Hillary Clinton is also still obsessed with the most bonkers presidential election in American history, but she’s decided to seek catharsis by writing a book in which she blames everyone else for her loss.

Ya know, like an adult! (Hey, petty adults who are more concerned with settling old scores than with the future of the country are still adults.)

The Donald, on the other hand … well, he’s decided to handle things quite differently.

Take six seconds of your day to watch the clip above in order to remind yourself that we’re currently living in the Upside Down (RIP, Barb).

It’s from a Twitter account with the stunningly apt handle @fuctupmind, and it was retweeted by the President of the United States.

Yes, 71-year-old Donald Trump was so tickled by the thought of him pelting a former first lady, senator, and secretary of state with a golf ball that he felt compelled to share @fuctupmind’s handiwork with the world.

It’s easy to get bored when you’re in your bathrobe by 6 pm every evening, but surely a man with a pretty important gig can find better ways of keeping himself busy.

Obviously, there were millions of stunned reactions on social media, but the consensus is perhaps best encapsulated by this tweet from former director of US Office of Government Ethics Walter Schaub:

“The President of the United States just retweeted a video vignette that imagines him assaulting his political rival. The man is unfit,” Schaub wrote.

It’s the truth, folks.

No matter where your beliefs fall on the political spectrum, it’s time to admit that Donald Trump is unfit.

And we’re not talking about the fact that he an ass that could rival Kim Kardashian’s.


Martin Shkreli Imprisoned Following Hillary Clinton Threat

If you’ve ever wondered if there’s any truth to those quotes about karma that your pettiest friend is always posting on Facebook, then look no further than the sad case of Martin Shkreli.

As you may recall, Shkreli first made a name for himself as a world class jack rag by hiking up the cost of a life-saving medication by more than 5,000 percent during his time as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals.

Apparently a fan of being universally despised, Shkreli proceeded to embark on a career of professional douchery.

He feuded with the Wu Tang Clan after buying the exclusive rights to the group’s latest album and refusing to share any of it publicly.

He then trolled the entire hip hop community by stealing unreleased tracks from artists and releasing them online without permission.

If you’re thinking those two acts seem to run counter to one another, you have to bear in mind that at all times, Shkreli is motivated by nothing but the desire to piss off as many people as possible.

We won’t bore with you the full list of the Pharma Bro’s indiscretions (though getting kicked off of Twitter for harassing a Teen Vogue reporter is a doozy that bears repeating), but suffice it to say, the guy is the worst, and he’s finally paying the price for his life of dickishness.

Last month, Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud, and his crimes could land him behind bars for up to twenty years.

Martin is white and wealthy, so he was able to post bond, and the original plan was that he would await his sentencing at home.

But that would’ve required Shkreli to refrain from publicly engaging in behavior that’s been roundly condemned by society for a few weeks, so naturally, he effed it up.

For reasons that are clear only to him, Shkreli offered his Facebook followers $ 5,000 to grab a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair during her current book tour.

Turns out, our legal system frowns on issuing public threats and paying for acts of assault, so yesterday, the judge in his case issued an order for Shkreli’s pasty ass to be thrown in jail.

“The fact that he continues to remain unaware of the inappropriateness of his actions or words demonstrates to me that he may be creating ongoing risk to the community,” said U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto, in revoking Shkreli’s bond.

“This is a solicitation of assault. That is not protected by the First Amendment.”

Shkreli was taken into custody immediately after his hearing, and this morning, he was issued an inmate number at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.

But we’re sure he isn’t worried.

After all, the guy who spent the past two years terrorizing the poor and publicly taunting hip hop fans should have no problem making friends inside a Brooklyn prison.