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Who really wants to delegitimize the election result?

22 August 2020 7:25 pm

On Thursday afternoon, prior to the final night of the Democratic convention, four New York Times opinion columnists gathered to…


‘Republicans’ at the DNC

20 August 2020 7:24 pm

The Democratic Zoomvention is nearly complete. Cutting away all the pageantry typical of a party convention has done a great…

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Four moments from the cutting room floor of Monday’s DNC coverage

19 August 2020 3:39 am

Rather than the initially planned four-day knees-up in Wisconsin, the 2020 Democratic National Convention began with a two-hour virtual broadcast…

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Joe Biden’s Weak Ass Policies

18 August 2020 7:15 am

Finally, Joe Biden has submitted himself to the test of a rigorous interview. Unfortunately it wasn’t conducted by Axios’s boomerang-slinger…


Steve Bannon’s army of lookalikes

18 August 2020 3:31 am

Stephen K. Bannon positioned himself as the godfather of a new American political movement. Now he’s cultivated the aesthetic of…

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Tom Wolf, king of distraction

15 August 2020 4:40 am

Cockburn’s old compadre, Trump campaign legal adviser Jenna Ellis, stirred up the internet mob again this week when she dared…

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Don’t hold your breath for an Ilhan Omar upset

11 August 2020 3:47 am

Ilhan Omar haters have whipped themselves into a hopeful frenzy thinking the first Somali American woman to serve in Congress…

New York vs NRA — and the silencing of dissent

9 August 2020 8:50 pm

On Thursday morning, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association. According to James,…

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Meet Gen Z GOP, a group of confused liberals

9 August 2020 4:06 am

Meet the hip new Republican youth group: ‘Gen Z GOP’. Media outlets welcomed the group with open arms. NeverTrumper Bill…

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Top Democrats contemplate civil war if Biden loses

6 August 2020 9:09 pm

The chattering caste of Washington DC has spent much of the summer obsessed with the idea that Donald Trump will…


Trump campaign misses the mark with latest Biden attack

6 August 2020 7:19 am

Former vice president Joe Biden handed the Trump campaign an interview gaffe for the ages on Wednesday. When asked if…


This is what $1,200 looks like in campaign merch

28 July 2020 4:29 am

Is your stimulus check on its way? New reports suggest the Republican-run Senate planning to include another $1,200 check in…

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If a video is viral, who cares if it’s fake?

24 July 2020 12:05 am

After two months, the ‘mostly peaceful’ label for the riots gripping American cities is wearing a touch thin. That’s not…


Who’s right — Tucker Carlson or Sean Hannity?

23 July 2020 3:18 am

Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity have, by some distance, the most successful cable news shows in the country. In June,…

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LA Times thirsts after ‘Naked Athena’

21 July 2020 10:58 pm

‘She emerged as an apparition from clouds of tear gas’, writes Richard Read; ‘[a] woman wearing nothing but a black…


In Los Angeles, school’s out…forever?

16 July 2020 9:15 am

Americans have mixed feelings about opening schools this fall. Some — like the Trump administration’s Department of Education — want…


Meghan Markle puts on her big girl pants

15 July 2020 7:18 am

Meghan Markle was the keynote speaker for the virtual Girl Up Leadership Summit on Tuesday. In her first major speaking…

Running against AOC

15 July 2020 1:52 am

‘Orange Man Bad’ is a fairly predominant ideological maxim of today’s American left. Many Republicans are invoking its right-wing counterpart…

President Trump grants clemency to Roger Stone

11 July 2020 6:18 pm

Well, he finally did it. After months of anticipation, President Donald Trump has signed ‘an Executive Grant of Clemency commuting…

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When Ann Coulter met Jeffrey Epstein…

9 July 2020 6:35 am

In an interview last week with Breitbart News Tonight, Ann Coulter revealed a curious episode from her past in which…

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Biden’s half-baked celebrity world

7 July 2020 4:18 am

Remember how all those celebrity endorsements worked out for Hillary Clinton in 2016? In the end, it seems, even a…

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Is Bannon back?

30 June 2020 5:44 am

Has the Trump campaign finally grown desperate enough to bring back Steve Bannon? The double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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The Pride of Joy Reid

26 June 2020 7:21 am

Why isn’t MSNBC proud? The progressive cable network have been scratching their heads over who should fill the 7 p.m.…

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Meet Adrienne Elrod, Biden’s new bodyguard

25 June 2020 4:25 am

Meet Adrienne Elrod, Joe Biden’s director of surrogate strategy and operations. She was hired in June and previously served as…

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NASCAR gets its own Jussie Smollett

25 June 2020 2:39 am

NASCAR fans breathed a collective sigh of relief two weeks ago when the sport singlehandedly stopped racism dead in its…