Politics

What Is There Even to Say About This Utterly Nuts Official White House Video?

This afternoon, Donald Trump tweeted—from his personal, not @POTUS, account—a video that celebrates the homecoming of Aya Hijazi, an American who had been imprisoned in…
Jordan Sargent / April 21, 2017

America Learned a Lot About Alex Jones Today

Alex Jones is a pretty private guy. His conspiracy theory media empire InfoWars is housed in a private compound in an undisclosed location outside of…
Andy Cush / April 18, 2017

Fox and Friends Soundtracked Footage of the MOAB Dropping in Afghanistan With a Toby Keith War Anthem

Almost a year ago to the day, Maureen Dowd published a column headlined "Donald the Dove, Hillary the Hawk" in the New York Times, becoming the most…
Andy Cush / April 14, 2017

Inspired by Bernie Sanders, Phish’s Drummer Is Running for Local Office in His Maine Hometown

John Fishman, the man who gives Vermont's most beloved jam band its name and its amorphous backbeat, is getting into local politics. The Associated Press and the…
Andy Cush / April 13, 2017

Federal Police Reform Will Go On as Planned in Baltimore Despite Trump Administration’s Attempt to Stop It

While his boss fires missiles at Syria and his colleagues in the Donald Trump administration call each other cucks, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has…
Andy Cush / April 7, 2017

Report: White House Civil War Now Involves Trump’s Top Advisors Calling Each Other “Cuck”

Life can be pretty bleak under President Donald Trump, and you have to take your good news where you can get it. Increasingly, that means…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2017

Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions’ First Shot in Their War on Police Reform Was a Misfire

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled their intent to fight the federal police reforms of the last several years, ordering…
Andy Cush / April 5, 2017

Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions Have Begun Their War on Police Reform

Under Barack Obama's presidency, supporters of police reform and the Black Lives Matter movement could at least take comfort in the knowledge that the federal…
Andy Cush / April 4, 2017

George W. Bush Had a Correct Opinion About Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Yes, George W. Bush sent America into war in Iraq based on the false pretense that Saddam Hussein was stockpiling weapons of mass destruction. Yes, he…
Andy Cush / March 30, 2017

The Internet’s Anonymous Nazis Have Realized They Played Themselves Now That Trump Plans to Kill Internet Privacy

Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that will kill the Federal Communications Commission's rules preventing internet service providers from selling users' browsing data to advertisers and…
Andy Cush / March 29, 2017

A Documentary About Infamous Trump Advisor Roger Stone Is Coming to Netflix, and It Looks Fantastic

Thanks to his alliance with Donald Trump, the political operative Roger Stone has made himself known to even casual followers of politics over the last…
Andy Cush / March 29, 2017

A New Bill to Force Transparency From Trump’s White House Has a Very Funny Name

Guess what the acronym for the "Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act" spells. Today, a group of Democratic U.S. senators introduced…
Andy Cush / March 24, 2017

The FBI’s Russia Inquiry Is Reportedly Looking Into Infowars and Breitbart

Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey confirmed in a congressional hearing that the Bureau is investigating alleged Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Now,…
Andy Cush / March 21, 2017

Here’s What We Actually Learned in FBI Director James Comey’s Hearing About Trump and Russia

Today, FBI director James Comey and NSA director Admiral Michael Rogers appeared before the House Intelligence Committee in a hearing regarding Russia and President Donald Trump's…
Andy Cush / March 20, 2017

Donald Trump Is Not Having Any Fun Meeting With Foreign Leaders This Week

Now that Donald Trump has won the presidential election, he must perform the duties of the president. That means less time for his old hobbies--like…
Andy Cush / March 17, 2017
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