Giuliani Clutches Pearls Over Beyonce Performance

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This report comes to you from the Clueless and Cranky Old White Guys Department: Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani got his panties all bunched up over Beyonce's halftime performance, which symbolically was a tribute to the Black Panthers, who were founded 50 years ago like the Super Bowl. It's an outrageous insult to police officers! … [Read more...]


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Ted Cruz Gets an Exorcism!

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Okay, this is absolutely hilarious. A couple guys in Texas interrupted one of Ted Cruz' campaign speeches to attempt to perform an exorcism on him because he's possessed by demons. What makes it all the funnier is that it's people like Cruz who believe in such utter nonsense in the first place. … [Read more...]


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Political Scientists Ask: Can Sanders Win the General Election?

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Vox asked a handful of prominent political scientists whether Bernie Sanders would have a serious chance to win the general election if he were to beat Hillary Clinton in the primaries. The consensus was a fairly resounding no, though the level of certainty varied by individual. Some of their arguments: … [Read more...]


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Donald Trump Doesn’t Know What ‘Declassifying’ Means

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Ted Cruz said he would bring back waterboarding in some circumstances during the latest Republican presidential debate and Donald Trump said he'd bring back tactics even worse than that. In an interview with Jake Tapper, who reminded him that waterboarding is explicitly illegal, Trump offered this bizarre response: … [Read more...]


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Jones: Sanders Supporters Like Followers of Hitler

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Alex Jones went on another of his trademark deranged rants, this time about Bernie Sanders and his supporters, claiming that he's the second coming of Adolf Hitler and his supporters are like those Germans who supported him. Because that's a totally reasonable thing to say, don't you think? … [Read more...]


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Copeland: Cruz ‘Called and Anointed to Be the Next President’

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Televangelist con man Kenneth Copeland welcomed Rafael Cruz to his den of iniquity church recently and declared that he is convinced that Ted Cruz has been "called and anointed to be the next president of the United States." Because we should always listen to con men when they claim to speak for God. … [Read more...]


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Rafael Cruz Goes On Rick Wiles Show

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Proving once again that there is no one so extreme that Republican politicians won't associate with them, Ted Cruz' top surrogate, his father Rafael, went on Rick Wiles' TruNews radio show last week. Because nothing boosts your credibility like associating with a completely deranged wingnut like Rick Wiles. … [Read more...]


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Trump’s Terrible Answer on Eminent Domain

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Jeb Bush and Donald Trump got into it over eminent domain, which Trump has used to steal property for his hotels and other developments over the years. Trump's defense of eminent domain was absolutely ridiculous and his defense of his particular use of it was a whopper of a lie. Ilya Somin, a legal scholar who specializes in eminent domain, nails him for it. Trump said: … [Read more...]


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Rubio Defends No Rape Exception for Abortion Ban

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Marco Rubio went on a Sunday morning talk show and defended his position that a woman should not be allowed to get an abortion even if she's raped. He'd tell her how sad he is for her tragic situation, but she's just an incubator now and must be forced to give birth to her rapist's child and then maybe even split custody with the rapist. … [Read more...]


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Trump is Booed, Lies About the Audience

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For the first time in the campaign, Jeb Bush actually got the better of Donald Trump during the New Hampshire Republican presidential debate on the subject of eminent domain. Trump tried to bully him and use ad hominems, of course, and the audience booed him. And then Trump flat out lied about the audience. … [Read more...]


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Cruz: Waterboarding Isn’t Torture

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During the last Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz was asked directly whether waterboarding was torture or not. He answered that it clearly was not "under the definition of torture" and "under the law." He could not possibly be any more wrong about that, so much so that one can only conclude that he is lying. … [Read more...]


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The Clinton Campaign is Push Polling

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In an odd coincidence, Nolan Dalla, a guy I know from the world of poker (not know personally, but know his decades of writing about poker), was push-polled by the Clinton campaign. A push poll, for those who may not know, is a fake "poll" that is really intended to spread negative information about one's opponent. Part of the transcript: … [Read more...]


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