George Will Leaving the GOP Is the Clearest Sign Yet That the Party of Reagan Is No More
George Will isn't just a Republican, he's pretty much the Republican. He's practically the conservative archetype: a pompous pencil-neck with a Leave It To Beaver-era haircut and bow tie who traffics almost entirely in regressive faux-intellectualism trimmed with just a hint of ...read more
If Trump is Ousted at the Convention, Alex Jones Will Have To Do *What* To George Will?
If you're wondering what might happen if the Republican Party attempts to strip the nomination from Donald Trump, conspiracy weeble Alex Jones and former Trump adviser Roger Stone have an idea. And it's not what you think. Stone appeared again on Jones' radio show the other day, ...read more
George Will: #BringBackOurGirls Hashtag Campaign is a Powerless 'Exercise in Self-Esteem'
I always chuckle a little when I hear people tell me that George Will is one of the smart, reasonable conservatives. While, yes, there are indeed many smart, reasonable conservatives, George Will isn't one of them. He can occasionally say something that sounds promising, but ...read more
George Will: Obama is Winning Because Whites Don't Want to Fire a Black Guy
By Bob Cesca: For the first time in a year or two, I read a George Will column yesterday. Whenever the topic of "very serious" conservatives comes up in conversation, the same three names are always tossed around: David Brooks, David Frum and, naturally, George Will. In spite ...read more
The Death of the Republican Party?
By Bob Cesca: Holy hell, if we were only that lucky. Rush Limbaugh and his legion imitators in right-wing talk radio have lapsed into a collective freakout regarding the upshot of the dueling conventions and the polling numbers that point to the likely re-election of the ...read more
Why the Bain Capital Story is So Important
By Bob Cesca: Taking a look at the Mitt Romney Bain Capital fiasco from the air, it's really illustrating a major flaw in both the American mindset -- not to mention our corporatocracy. In the relationship between the corporate world, the financial sector and the rest of us, ...read more