Andrew Sullivan Wishes White Christian Men Were In Charge Again
Andrew Sullivan is a Never Trumper. He despises Trump and before that, he had begun criticizing the downward spiral he saw the conservative movement entering that led to Trump. But despite this, Andrew Sullivan is, first and foremost, a white conservative male and so he often ...read more
Chris Hayes: Trump Wants to be a Puppet President
Vox's Ezra Klein recently interviewed MSNBC's Chris Hayes and Hayes makes a compelling case that Donald Trump has zero interest in being leader of the United States. Instead, he's much happier leaving all the tough decisions to his staff so he can focus on watching cable news ...read more
Watch Ezra Klein Explain Just How Cartoonishly Evil Trumpcare Is
Ever since Paul Ryan unveiled his monstrous healthcare bill, dubbed "Trumpcare", people have been struggling to explain just how insanely bad it is. Paul Krugman called it "a dog's breakfast" and that was pretty close to expressing the loathing any rational person would have ...read more
Ezra Klein: "CBO Report The Most Singularly Devastating Documents I’ve Seen in American Politics"
Ezra Klein reacts to the Congressional Budget Office’s official analysis of the GOP’s American Health Care Act (or "Trumpcare"). The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the GOP’s American Health Care Act is one of the most singularly devastating documents I’ve seen in ...read more
Tea Party Hypocrites Suddenly Ready To Embrace Massive Government Spending Under Trump
Ezra Klein makes a very generous observation about Republican ideology: "We are about to learn whether Republicans are more addicted to power or to ideas." The idea in question? Keeping deficit spending under control. Right after the election, the Tea Party Caucus made some ...read more
'Vox' Tries To Spin Obama's Vaccination Comments, But Here's the Full Context
The political firestorm that President Obama touched off with his Super Bowl Sunday bout of sanity on vaccinating children against measles quickly came back to roost. After Chris Christie waded in from across the pond, and Rand Paul also put his foot in it, a variety of ...read more
Perfect: White House Press Secretary Confuses Ezra Klein's Vox With Fox News
As we've noted here, it's sometimes been difficult to tell the difference between what the Vox says and what Fox News says, and at Wednesday's White House daily briefing, Press Secretary Josh Earnest drew laughs from reporters when he confused the two outlets. When The Hill ...read more
'Liberal Media' Joins Republicans In Teeing Off On Obama's Golfing
Everyone expected conservatives to slam President Obama for playing golf after his impassioned denunciation of ISIS on Wednesday (or for playing golf ever), but even supposedly liberal media outlets like The New York Timesand Ezra Klein's face-hole are getting in on the act. The ...read more
Ezra Klein: Obama Afraid To Rip America Apart With Ferguson Speech
Ezra Klein's formerly useful explainer site Vox.com now appears to be chiefly devoted to explaining how President Obama ruins everything. Last week, Obama was "breaking politics," and this week, he's narrowly avoiding dividing the nation by toning down his remarks on the killing ...read more
Liberal MSNBC Host Says Obama Broke "American Politics Even Further"
Fresh off his weeks-long stint flacking for Paul Ryan's poverty plan, Vox publisher and All In fill-in host Ezra Klein further dabbled in Beltway view-from-nowhere dumbshittery Wednesday night when he declared, to MSNBC viewers, that President Obama broke politics. He promised ...read more
Why Are Smart Guys Nate Silver and Ezra Klein Acting Like the GOP's Useful Idiots?
Nate Silver and Ezra Klein, two of the left's smartest smart guys, are saying usefully dumb shit these days. Their down-the-middle "credibility" grab is understandable, but why is the rest of the Left so afraid to call them out? Both of these Guardians of the Wonk Universe ...read more
Liberal Media Helps Smear Hillary Clinton Over 1975 Rape Trial
For several weeks now, the right-wing media has been flogging something it calls "The Hillary Tapes," a recording in which Hillary Clinton discusses her work as a defense lawyer for an accused rapist. Since then, though, the story has made the species jump to the mainstream ...read more
Obama vs Romney Jobs Plan
Ezra Klein compares and contrasts the key points in Obama and Romney's jobs plan: In his news conference, Romney emphasized four ideas in his plan: expanding domestic energy production, working out trade agreements with Latin America, cracking down on China and cutting the ...read more
Why are Grad Students Ditching Wall St for Small Business and Social Entrepreneurialism?
By Ben Cohen: One of the main motivators for doing exceptionally well at school is the prospect of a high paying job afterwards. In the modern economy, salaries are highest in the financial sector, and given America's gigantic student debt problem, it makes sense that the best ...read more