Politics

David Brooks Accuses Ted Cruz of Metaphorically Murdering Jesus

By January 12, 2016
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David Brooks’ new buzzed-about New York Times op-ed is enough to make even the most hardened Ted Cruz-hater say “Hey, ease up, man. Too mean!”

WATCH: An Oregon Miltia Idiot Throws a Tantrum Because People Are Sending Bags of Dicks

By January 12, 2016
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If you needed proof that the nationwide mockery is really getting to these clowns, here it is.

Conservative Commentator Eviscerates Ted Cruz’s ‘Un-Christian’ Behavior

By January 12, 2016
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Brooks’s column will be shared widely in liberal circles because it will resonate intellectually and reinforce long held beliefs about the lunacy of Republicans like Ted Cruz. But his painfully accurate analysis will fall on deaf ears where it is most needed. Why? Because Intellectualism and Republicanism are now completely incompatible.

Obama Schools Matt Lauer Over Truly Ridiculous Question About Donald Trump

By January 12, 2016
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While we’re at it, let’s get Jesus to answer for the popularity of the Pontius Pilate campaign.

As Jeb Bush’s Campaign Goes Down in Flames, So Does His Party’s Future

By January 11, 2016
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As we watch Jeb Bush disintegrate as a political entity, we watch his party suffer the same fate — a fitting end to two decrepit dynasties that have survived well passed their sell by date.

Bernie Sanders is Being Stupid About Gun Control

By January 10, 2016
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Through either pure stupidity or a mix of stupidity and stubbornness, Bernie Sanders is letting Hillary Clinton make a mountain out of a gun control molehill.

Here’s How The Republican Party Has Used Planned Parenthood For Political Gain

By January 10, 2016
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Arguably, Planned Parenthood has become the defining political issue in the age of Obama. The organization has been subjected to the Republican Party’s concerted efforts to devalue its work, mission and benefits to the nation.

Remember When Bill Cosby and Donald Trump Had Beef in 2011?

By January 08, 2016
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Donald Trump remained at his own consistent low this week when he released an Instagram video attacking Hillary Clinton and linking her to Bill Cosby, but what you might not have known is that this is a bit of a two-fer for The Donald. The campaign ad-style Instagram video featuring a rogues gallery slideshow of… Read More

Ben Carson’s Worst Campaign Moment Ever

By January 08, 2016
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Ben Carson may be fading from the Republican presidential field, but he’s still going strong at saying weird, dumb shit.

Quote of the Day: ‘We Can’t Outlaw Murder’

By January 08, 2016
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Taya Kyle began by praise-trolling the President for his message of hope, but pivoted to wondering why, instead of proposing measures to prevent gun violence, he doesn’t instead offer hope by telling people how much the murder rate has gone down.

This, apparently, despite murder being perfectly legal:

With Racist Comment, Maine’s Governor Cements Legacy Of Ignorance

By January 08, 2016
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Maine’s revolting chief executive manages to stoop to a new low.

Paul Ryan Busts Paul Ryan For Saying There’s No Gun Show Loophole

By January 07, 2016
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As if the “gun show loophole” is even a thing, amirite?

Trumping the Shark: Ted Cruz Lamely Hits Back at Trump Birther Attack

By January 06, 2016
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Ted Cruz tweeted a “clever” response to Donald Trump’s birther barrage, but tucked his tail when asked about it.

Surprise, Surprise, Sarah Palin Has Something Dumb to Say About Obama Weeping

By January 06, 2016
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Well that was quick. After Obama bravely confronted the insane gun culture in America and showed raw emotion over the thousands of lives lost to gun violence in America, Sarah Palin has waded into the debate Hockey Mom style with the finesse of a drunken ballerina.

Gun Absolutists Have a Problem With What Obama Did Today? Tough Sh*t.

By January 05, 2016
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President Obama did the right thing today. Period.

So Now, It Turns Out Ben Carson Apprehended a Carjacker

By January 05, 2016
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Hope he was wearing a big belt buckle.

The World Economy is Fragile Because it Benefits The Mega Wealthy

By January 04, 2016
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This is how the game works: the rich win if their gambling pays off, and the rich win again when it doesn’t.

Style Guide Win: Jake Tapper Calls Oregon Bundy Mob an ‘Armed Anti-Government Gang’

By January 04, 2016
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Slow clap for Jake Tapper, who bucked the neutrality fetishists who keep referring to these guys as “protesters” or “militia members,” and called them what they really are: In case you’re interested, here’s what Ben Carson had to say about the gang:

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