Cockburn

The knives come out for Robert Mueller

September 22, 2020 3:57 am

For two years, Robert Mueller was the closest thing to a living saint the left could imagine. The FBI veteran…

dying wish

What to do with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ‘dying wish’?

September 21, 2020 2:21 pm

The vacant seat belongs to the American people, not Ginsburg

rbg mourning

The Cockburn prize for most cringeworthy RBG tweet goes to…

September 19, 2020 2:57 pm

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night caused an instant outpouring of...well, mourning isn’t exactly the right word

gay

Donald Trump, America’s first gay president

September 18, 2020 11:26 am

He’s not a dictator. He’s a vamping drag queen, spitting venom and doing his best impersonation of a sub-tropical caudillo

green

The Democrats suppress the Green vote

September 18, 2020 4:35 am

Letting people back a Green candidate may, in fact, be even more dangerous than requiring an ID card to vote

congressmen

Curiously pro-IRA congressmen intervene in Brexit

September 16, 2020 5:22 am

Two appear to have been overt IRA sympathizers and one was a close friend of IRA leader Martin McGuinness

satire

Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph’s funeral for satire

September 15, 2020 1:30 pm

Can you parody someone for whose campaign you raised $6 million?

uchicago

UChicago declares that English is racist

September 15, 2020 2:45 am

Only ‘Black studies’ applicants will be accepted

david hume

David Hume and George Bernard Shaw…your time has come

September 14, 2020 5:26 pm

Great British thinkers are no longer ok

consultants

Beware the consultants! 

September 11, 2020 3:27 am

They are barnacles on the American establishment

Woke capital is winning the left

September 8, 2020 8:35 pm

Will Wall Street’s gamble pay off?

Sources: Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg weeps in his office ‘all the time’

September 4, 2020 9:53 pm

Goldberg reported Friday that Trump derided fallen soldiers during a 2018 trip to France

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron is a Karen

September 3, 2020 12:18 pm

The French president berated a journalist who dared to try to cover his complicated maneuvers in Lebanon

washington monument name

Welcome to the District of BLMbia

September 3, 2020 11:07 am

Time’s up for the nation’s capital

without evidence

What does ‘without evidence’ mean?

September 1, 2020 11:40 pm

A particularly disingenuous new media stock phrase

looting

Cockburn looted the looting book

September 1, 2020 11:50 am

Why subscribe to racist ideas like ‘you should pay for things that you want’?

herman cain

Herman Cain, eternal COVID skeptic

August 31, 2020 4:16 pm

The late Republican presidential candidate’s Twitter account describes COVID as ‘not as deadly as the mainstream media first made it out to be’

rnc

Down and out at the RNC in DC

August 28, 2020 9:29 am

The Trump Hotel became a media-free GOP safe space

masha kalinina miss moscow

Did Donald Trump have a ‘brief relationship’ with a former Miss Moscow?

August 26, 2020 12:37 pm

Her ‘charms were not overshadowed even by Claudia Schiffer and Tina Turner’

jerry falwell jr liberty

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of horniness

August 25, 2020 5:20 pm

The downfall of Jerry Falwell Jr

rick wilson lincoln project

Honest Abe? Lincoln Project hit with plagiarism allegations

August 25, 2020 4:46 pm

If your meme isn’t nailed down, they’ll steal it

kellyanne conway

Keeping Up with the Conways

August 24, 2020 2:37 pm

Do America’s most politically diverse family want less attention, or more?

corbyn

When Corbyn met Meghan

August 23, 2020 10:30 am

The socialist and the duchess hit it off

bari weiss election

Who really wants to delegitimize the election result?

August 22, 2020 5:25 am

The New York Times wants to save democracy by undermining it

chirlane mccray

The court of Chirlane McCray

August 21, 2020 4:21 pm

As government grows ever larger and more powerful, local leaders are styling themselves more and more like petty royals