Insanity Wrap #140: CNN Goes Full George Costanza to Protect AOC from Her Own Lies

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Insanity Wrap needs to know: Is it really not a lie if you believe it?

Answer: Sorry, no — but nobody tell that to Don Lemon or Chris Cuomo; they’d never believe it.


Before we get to the sordid details, a quick preview of today’s Wrap.

  • New York Dems stonewall nursing home deaths investigation
  • Carjackings up 283% in Chicago — unexpectedly!
  • Jen Psaki lies (an ongoing series) about CDC guidance

And so much more.

Shall we begin?

This Is Not a Sane World, Exhibit #1,000,006

‘Threat Doesn’t Have to Be Real for You to Believe It’ Don Lemon & Chris Cuomo Defend AOC

Feelings, nothing more than… feelings:

Cuomo said, “They’re going after one of the Democrats because the Democrats are going after one of theirs. Mr. Noise Pollution over there at state TV and the others they want to frame the Democrats for January 6th. They’ve been leaking it out all these different ways that there’s an untold story, that this was a setup. It’s all BS, and it’s their toxicity. You heard Katie Porter say AOC was freaked out. Let me tell you, I lived a situation like that, and it doesn’t have to be real, the threat, for you to believe it’s imminent and real.”

Insanity Wrap has a couple of questions, but — lucky you, gentle reader! — we also have a couple of answers.

What’s it called when you continue to believe something happened long after it’s been made known to you that it didn’t happen?


What’s it called when you whip up a mob to do your political bidding based upon nothing but your insane beliefs?


Watching what AOC is allowed by the press to get away with, and given her near sociopathic willingness to do or say literally anything to obtain power, and her unapologetic shamelessness even when she’s caught out, it is Insanity Wrap’s considered opinion that she is the most dangerous young politician on the national scene.


If Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is crazy, she’s crazy like a fox holding a bundle of sticks.

The Craziest Person in the World (Today)

Today’s craziest person in the world is the one who didn’t see this coming.

For what it’s worth, that means there is no craziest person in the world today, because even the Democrats hopping on board the #DefundThePolice crazy wagon could see it coming.

They just don’t give a damn.

You don’t need Insanity Wrap to tell you that Democrats would rather see you carjacked than risk losing one iota of power.

Follow the Science

Insanity Wrap Has Unconditional Faith in Science

White House Undermines CDC on School Reopenings

Walensky said at a Wednesday CDC meeting that vaccinating teachers “is not a prerequisite” for returning to in-person instruction, citing a growing volume of scientific data. In response to a question about Walensky’s statements, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the doctor did not make her statement on behalf of the CDC.

“Dr. Walensky spoke to this in her personal capacity,” Psaki said at the press conference. “Obviously she’s the head of the CDC, but we’re going to wait for final guidance to come out.”


Psaki is, if you’ll allow Insanity Wrap to be blunt about it, a lying cretin who would rather please the All-Powerful and Non-Educating Teachers Unions than get your kids back in school — where they and the teachers would be in no more danger than they are at home.

Also, Walensky was speaking in her official capacity as head of the CDC.

The Biden administration always follows the science — provided it leads where they already wanted to go.

Previously On Insanity Wrap: Dear Biden Voters, You’ve Been Seriously Had

Your Daily Dose of Mostly Peaceful Protest

Insanity Wrap isn’t a huge fan of the death penalty, but “play stupid games, win stupid prizes” fits in nicely with our sometimes rough sense of justice.

If there’s any prize stupider than getting a riot thrown in your honor after getting yourself justifiably shot by police, then we’d really rather not know what it is.

And Now For a Brief Moment of Sanity

Palm Beach town attorney says Trump should be able to live at Mar-a-Lago

Donald Trump will probably be allowed to live in the building he owns.


If this is what passes for sanity in the Second Year of Our Troubles, then Insanity Wrap will just have to learn to appreciate it.

Well Played, Sir, Well Played

Moving right along…

Here’s Another Damn Thing We’re Supposed to Be Concerned About

New York State Senate Democrats Block Subpoena for Nursing Home Fatality Data

Whatever fresh corruption Blue State Democrats get up to, Insanity Wrap has grown almost to the point of not caring.

But then there’s this:

New York State Senate Democrats blocked a subpoena for nursing home fatality data on Monday, mere days after New York Attorney General Letitia James released a damning report indicating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) administration had “undercounted” the number of coronavirus-related fatalities in nursing homes “by as much as 50 percent.”

Sen. Thomas O’Mara, the top Republican serving on the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, made the motion on Monday during a virtual meeting. The Republican lawmaker said he wanted to “make sure we get to the bottom” of the irregularities in reporting the data on coronavirus-related fatalities in nursing homes.

Allow Insanity Wrap to take a brief moment to remind you of what happened last year, in the early days of the pandemic.

Against all sense, Gov. Andrew “Granny Killer” Cuomo ordered nursing homes to take in COVID-19 patients. In other words, he insisted by executive fiat that the infected be placed side-by-side with the most vulnerable.


When nursing homes pleaded with Cuomo that he reconsider, Cuomo doubled down.

The result was a Cuomo-ordered massacre, the true scale of which New York is still trying to understand.

Well, except for New York Democrats.

They’d rather sweep all those corpses under the rug.

Insanity Wrap doesn’t believe there are enough rugs in all of Persia to hide all of Cuomo’s dead bodies.

One More Thing…


Remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.

That’s a Wrap for today.

Come back tomorrow for another Insanity Wrap…

…assuming we make it that long.

Previously On Insanity Wrap: Traumatized Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sparks Criminal Investigation


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