Trump rickrolls cable news into airing 25-minute infomercial for his campaign and hotels

Trump’s promised breakthrough statement about birtherism turned out to be 23 minutes of veterans praising Trump, endorsements for his hotels, and two minutes of Trump saying Obama was born in the United States.

Libby Nelson, Vox: “If Hillary Clinton is late to an event, cable networks don’t uncritically air 30 minutes of her supporters talking about how great she is; they cut away, and they return to airing the event when there’s something happening that’s actually of national interest.”

I booked my hotel room for Cisco Live…

I booked my hotel room for Cisco Live. The hotel is a little expensive, but it’s also inconveniently located, got bad reviews, and the photos on TripAdvisor are uninspiring. So there’s a tradeoff there.