We cut the crust off the Internet sandwich so you don't have to.
SUCKING UP SUCKS
Donald Trump carried seven of 11 states on Super Tuesday, and while the #NeverTrump movement remained strong, many Republicans have started coming to terms with -- or even endorsing -- a Trump nomination.
Rick Wilson, a GOP strategist (and Paradox podcast guest), reminded Republican politicians of the tremendous cost they face of making a deal with the Donald:
The Daily Beast: Endorsing Trump, GOP Office-Holder? Go Fetch Your Shinebox
I'VE MADE A HUGE MISTAKE
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fetched his shinebox eagerly after dropping his own presidential bid, and Trump rewarded him by treating him like garbage in public. Democracy is fun!
Late Tuesday, after Trump's victories came into focus, Christie joined Trump onstage for a pep rally which, given Christie's devastated visage, was downright disturbing:
The Washington Post: Chris Christie’s wordless screaming
LEO GETS HIS OSCAR - OR DOES HE?
Leonardo DiCaprio was finally awarded a "Best Actor" Oscar, winning for "The Revenant" after not winning for films as varied and challenging as "The Aviator," "Blood Diamond," "Titanic," "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "The Departed," gosh, Leo's been in a lot of really good movies.
Anyhow, he won!
But theflippist's take on the moment Leo reaches for his trophy will make you feel sad for him all over again.
A few more bites:
“[T]hey’re the kind of people who, if you accidentally brushed against their shopping cart in the supermarket, their response is to burn down your house.” - The ethos of the pro-Trump, troll-spurring, idiot-infested slagheap Breitbart, via The Daily Beast
"What worries me is precisely that my kids’ social environment is so uniform in its opposition to Trump." - Rosalynde Welch on the deep, developing chasm between American classes, which Trump's candidacy has brought into sharp relief, via Patheos
"#MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain." - John Oliver pulls out the anti-Trump stops and digs as far as the ancestral Drumpf name, via YouTube