US Politics

joe biden

Joe Biden’s DNC speech

August 21, 2020 12:33 am

‘I have always believed you can define America in one word: possibilities’

michael bloomberg

That dreary Bloomberg speech cost him $18 million

August 20, 2020 10:29 pm

How many undecideds will be persuaded by the abrasive tone of a miserly New York billionaire?


Cuckoo Q: are the QAnon crowd as crazy as they seem?

August 20, 2020 1:54 pm

Where we go one, we go off the deep end

michelle obama podcast

The Michelle Obama Podcast is wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague

August 20, 2020 12:28 pm

Michelle and Barack‘s admiration for each other feels real and clear — or at least brilliantly faked

steve bannon

Does Steve Bannon’s arrest hurt the Trump reelection effort?

August 20, 2020 11:37 am

Trump seems intent on setting a Guinness Book of World Records for employing confidence men

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Who do Democrats want to be?

August 20, 2020 8:51 am

The Democrats are defined not by what they stand for, but what they stand against


‘Republicans’ at the DNC

August 20, 2020 5:24 am

These people loudly hated Trump four years ago, so who cares if they still hate him now?

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All pageantry, no progress: Wednesday night at the DNC

August 20, 2020 12:37 am

Once again, progressives are snubbed

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For the Democrats’ sake, I hope the DNC viewership is low

August 19, 2020 11:41 pm

Organizing a virtual event is a challenge, not to say an exercise in surrealistic self-expression

mike pompeo

Pompeo is right on Iran sanctions

August 19, 2020 7:06 pm

The Secretary of State discusses Iran, Israel and Isis

meghan markle

Meghan Markle, voting rights activist

August 19, 2020 5:27 pm

The Duchess of Sussex has some views about democracy!

old men gerontocracy

A country for old men

August 19, 2020 3:01 pm

How can we escape the American gerontocracy?

stock market

The stock market isn’t the success story Trump thinks it is

August 19, 2020 12:02 pm

A surging Nasdaq and Dow doesn’t indicate a healthy economy


The Democrats have learned nothing in four years

August 19, 2020 1:31 am

Democrats assassinate JFK’s memory

bill clinton

Bill Clinton: from boomer to Zoomer

August 18, 2020 11:21 pm

Tuesday’s DNC proceedings had the feel of a breakout from a retirement home bingo session


Here’s who else Trump should pardon

August 18, 2020 2:56 pm

Why stop at Susan B. Anthony?

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Four moments from the cutting room floor of Monday’s DNC coverage

August 18, 2020 1:39 pm

Amy Klobuchar has a new joke!

andrew cuomo

In many ways, Andrew Cuomo is just a metaphor

August 18, 2020 8:01 am

In his DNC address, the New York governor was more interested in what sounds right than what is right

michelle obama

Michelle Obama goes low on the first night of the virtual DNC

August 18, 2020 12:06 am

The former First Lady claimed she ‘hates’ politics but her speech proved she’s good at it


Going postal: the USPS conspiracy theory is the new Russiagate

August 17, 2020 6:46 pm

The spread of misinformation only matters when the media doesnt get to join in

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Joe Biden’s Weak Ass Policies

August 17, 2020 5:15 pm

The former VP wants Cardi B’s fans...but none of her ideas


Will Biden get away with his bad record on race?

August 17, 2020 5:00 pm

Perhaps voters just don’t buy that someone who served as vice president to the first black president could be racist


James Carville’s advice to Joe Biden

August 17, 2020 3:45 pm

It’s the voters, stupid


Steve Bannon’s army of lookalikes

August 17, 2020 1:31 pm

‘Steve Bannon kinda looks like Amy Schumer after applying both the old and male filters’

silicon valley

Milwaukee is a victory for Silicon Valley’s shadow state

August 17, 2020 1:23 pm

Silicon Valley, like Wall Street, might talk left, but it makes sure to donate to both parties