Right Wing Media is Touting Trump's Flight From Saudi Arabia to Israel as a Major Accomplishment. Seriously.
Donald Trump has occupied the White House for around 120 days, and even though he claims otherwise, his list of achievements as president could fit on a cocktail napkin. After taking office it wasn't long before Trump was claiming credit for all sorts of things that he really ...read more
Dangerous Idiot Allen West Thinks He Was a Victim of Sharia Law at Wal-Mart
As a political media outlet, we're really basking in the warm exhaust of the 2016 Republican Clown Car right now. The truth is that as the car fills up, it provides so much cheap content for folks like us. If I wanted to, I could sit back, lace my fingers behind my head and just ...read more
Republicans on Sgt. Bergdahl: Then & Now
Funny how this works: one minute they're demanding that President Obama free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by "all means available," and as soon as he does, they call for his impeachment. Let's take a trip down recent-memory-lane, shall we? Sarah Palin Then: "Todd and I are praying for ...read more
Fox News' Megyn Kelly Very Upset About Secretly Taping Racists, But Black People? Not So Much
At Tuesday's press conference to announce the lifetime ban of L.A. Clippers owner-turned-First Amendment hero Don Sterling, Fox News reporter Jovian Lien pushed back at the punishment, and on Tuesday night's The Kelly File, that clip was predictably used to fuel a segment on ...read more
The Morning Banter: Cruz and Single Moms in Diners, Baby Kanye's Rant, and Straight Outta Suburbia
It's Friday, which means you'll be looking for something to do to pass the time while you're waiting to bail out of work and start your weekend. Here's a little reading material: 1. Dumb Waiter A lot of really silly things were said during Ted Cruz's 20-hour "moronathon" on ...read more
Why Can't the Internet Just Be for Porn?
Last week on the podcast I regularly do with Bob Cesca, I mentioned, only half-jokingly, that there are times I wish the internet would just go away. Obviously, there's no denying that the internet as a global public forum, marketplace for the exchange of ideas, and tool for ...read more
Quote of the Day: The Republicans are not Dead Yet
Gawker's mysteriously anonymous 'Mobutu Sese Seko' reminds jubilant Democrats and the liberal media not to proclaim the GOP dead just yet: There's a time for champagne, though, and that's election night. After that, reality sticks its head in the tent, and there's no bigger or ...read more
Allen West Will Not Go Quietly
By Chez Pazienza: Our long national nightmare is over: Republican Representative Allen West of Florida lost his re-election bid. With 100% of the applicable precincts reporting in -- keep that in mind: 100% -- West's Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy has come out on top by ...read more