Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night
Last night's primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old ...read more
Crackpot Nina Turner Compares FBI Raid on Michael Cohen to Treatment of Martin Luther King
Nina Turner, the former Ohio State Senator and head of the SuperPAC Our Revolution, has managed to offend almost every reasonable center-left Democrat in the last two years. One of the only prominent African-American women to endorse Bernie Sanders in the primary, she refused to ...read more
The Morning Banter: The Emmys, Class Warfare, and Walter White Privilege
Another Monday is here and it's back to the wheel with you, gerbils. Here are a few things you can read this morning to hopefully deaden the pain. 1. Gold Rush Here's a wrap-up of the big winners and losers at last night's Emmys, as Matt Zoller Seitz live-blogged the whole ...read more
Meet Fox News's Latest Liberal Tomato Can
"Tomato Can" (Sports Idiom): A fighter with poor or diminished skills (at least when compared with the opponent they are placed against) who may be considered an easy opponent to defeat, or a "guaranteed win." Fights with "tomato cans" can be arranged to inflate the win total ...read more
Politics is Weird and Creepy. Here's Why.
By Bob Cesca: Shepard Smith was mostly right about politics. It's weird and creepy and doesn't have much of an attachment to reality. I totally get it. It's difficult to observe the day-to-day events from Washington without eventually becoming disillusioned by the apparent ...read more
How and Why Did Rick Santorum Make it to April?
By Bob Cesca: The big news of the last 24 hours isn't that Rick Santorum finally dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination, allowing Mitt Romney to focus his money and protocol droid attention on the general election. The truly big newsis the fact that Rick Santorum ...read more