Politics

How ICE Gets the Music for Its Super Bowl Propaganda

With a pair of press conferences and a one-minute video posted on YouTube this week, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, aka ICE, kicked off its…
Tosten Burks / February 3, 2019

Roger Stone Allegedly Threatened to Kidnap Witness’s Therapy Dog

Longtime outside Trump adviser and notorious dirty trickster Roger Stone was apprehended by FBI officers on Friday morning, as captured by CNN. The predawn raid followed an…
Maggie Serota / January 25, 2019

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson Each Swear the Other Is the Dumbass

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was presented with an enviable opportunity to publicly drag his former boss, President Trump, during a sit-down with CBS…
Maggie Serota / December 7, 2018

Look Who’s Coaching Girls’ Basketball Again

In what's clearly the feel-good story of the holiday season, Deadspin reports that newly anointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh returned to coaching girls' basketball over Thanksgiving…
Maggie Serota / November 28, 2018

Donald Trump’s Ability to Remember the Famous Elvis Phrase Has Left the Building

While handing out Medals of Freedom at the White House on Friday (November 16), President Trump took a moment to veer off-script and recount a personal anecdote…
Maggie Serota / November 16, 2018

Joanna Newsom’s Second Cousin, Twice Removed Elected Governor of California

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, won a decisive victory over the Trump-supported Republican John Cox yesterday to become the state's next governor. Newsom…
Andy Cush / November 7, 2018

The “iPlane One” Kanye Showed Trump Is Someone Else’s Design Thesis

Kanye West visited the Oval Office yesterday, where he regaled Donald Trump with praise, talked a lot about his MAGA hat and a little bit…
Andy Cush / October 12, 2018

What Taylor Swift’s Political Post Didn’t Say Is as Interesting As What It Did

Earlier this week, Taylor Swift broke her tradition of remaining publicly apolitical and endorsed two Democratic candidates running for office in November's midterms: Phil Bredesen for Senate…
Maggie Serota / October 10, 2018

Texas GOP: Check Out These Pics of Beto O’Rourke Looking Hot and Cool

Amid a tightening Texas Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and his challenger, Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke, the Texas GOP is trying to salvage Cruz's lead by tweeting…
Maggie Serota / August 29, 2018

Pearl Jam’s Dead Donald Trump Poster Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

It's a beautiful day, and Pearl Jam's social media comment sections are up in arms because the band's latest concert poster features an illustration of the White…
Anna Gaca / August 15, 2018

The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is Now Subject to Its Own Conspiracy Theories

This morning, BuzzFeed News published an article with the headline "It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters." Its subject is…
Andy Cush / August 6, 2018

Sean Spicer’s Book Tour Is Going Exactly as Well as You Expect

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is early in a publicity marathon for his new book The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President, a memoir of…
Maggie Serota / July 26, 2018

It’s Working

The patriotic Americans who have spent the last few weeks making life miserable for people like Stephen Miller and Kirstjen Nielsen can take some comfort in…
Andy Cush / July 9, 2018

Anti-Abortion Movie Roe v. Wade Not Up to Kevin Sorbo and Stephen Baldwin’s Standards

On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a report about a secretive production of a anti-abortion movie in New Orleans helmed by Nick Loeb, the guy most famous for…
Maggie Serota / July 6, 2018

Trump Staffers Complain They Can’t Get Laid in D.C.

Single Trump staffers are having a hell of time trying to find dates, according to Politico. More than 30 "millennial staffers" spoke to the magazine about being…
Maggie Serota / June 22, 2018
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