Friday, October 9, 2015
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on "Face the Nation" with John Dickerson, in Washington

Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’

My instincts told me that if we just gave the Hillary email story another poke or two, the whole house of cards would collapse.

October 4, 2015

Chaffetz: My Graph Wasn’t Misleading!

Chaffetz: “I can understand where people would say that arrows went different directions, but the numbers are accurate.”

October 1, 2015

Endorse This: Rand Paul Vs. A ‘Clown’

Rand Paul is blasting Donald Trump for causing politics to sink so low — and wondering how anyone could think this “clown” is fit to be president.

September 28, 2015

Immigrant Advocates Ask CNN To Help Tone Down Republicans’ Rhetoric

The letter from immigration activists cite a recent attack on a Latino man in Boston in which the suspect may have cited Trump as an inspiration.

September 15, 2015
Jake Tapper

With Donald Trump On The GOP Card, CNN Expects To Reap Ratings, Dollars

CNN anticipates its largest audience ever when Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and nine other contenders meet Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.

September 15, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate  Trump addresses a Tea Party rally against the Iran nuclear deal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Trump Insults Fiorina’s Face — And Carson’s Skills As A Doctor

Donald Trump is at it again, and he’s taking on two opponents at once.

September 10, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina responds to a question at a forum for lower polling candidates held before the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

This Debate Goes To 11! Carly Fiorina Gets Extra Spot At Next CNN Debate

Call it the “Spinal Tap” debate — because it’s going up to 11 candidates, and you might need to get an actual spinal tap after watching it.

September 1, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures after arriving for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York

Donald Trump Keeps Boosting TV News Ratings

Donald Trump’s surprisingly durable campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination continues to be ratings rocket fuel for TV news.

August 21, 2015

Rand Paul Dings Trump: ‘A Temporary Loss Of Sanity’

Well, now Rand Paul has really stepped in some trouble: He has just denigrated Donald Trump — which means that a return round of brutal (and comedic) insults from The Donald can’t be far behind.

July 30, 2015

Endorse This: The Birther Of A Nation

One of Donald Trump’s political allies is now helping to remind everyone just how crazy the paranoid right wing is. Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, appeared on CNN to reiterate that he is the “chief law enforcement officer” — and he’s still investigating President Obama’s birth certificate.

July 24, 2015

Endorse This: Fact Checking Donald Trump — Yes, Really

Not only is Trump wrong, but the actual facts are even better for immigrants than most people could’ve imagined.

July 3, 2015

Endorse This: Donald Trump’s Traditional Divorces

We do have to agree with Trump on one thing, though: We don’t blame his first two wives for divorcing him, either.

June 29, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Has Only One Real Opponent

If indeed Hillary Clinton’s Democratic rivals have no realistic chance, then who is her biggest opponent? Turns out it’s… well, us.

June 3, 2015
Photo: Elephants performing at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri, November 8, 2008. (via Wikimedia Commons)

Survivor: The Republican Debates Edition

Some people say that Fox News already has too much influence over the Republican Party. Well, now the network is literally in a position to winnow down the very crowded presidential field.

May 27, 2015

Endorse This: Peter King vs. ‘A Guy With A Big Mouth’

If Sen. Ted Cruz were to actually win the Republican nomination, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) might have to do something drastic.

March 24, 2015

Endorse This: Ben Carson On Gays — And Prisons

Ben Carson has a message that’ll give new meaning to ‘Scared Straight.’

March 4, 2015

Endorse This: The Story Of ‘Yes We Can’

The famous Obama campaign slogan, “Yes We Can,” almost didn’t happen.

February 24, 2015

Endorse This: Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert For Speaker!

For us, Louie Gohmert will always be the man who warned about an insidious plot to have babies born in America, then get raised abroad and come back here as terrorists 20 to 30 years later.

January 5, 2015
Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Allegation: It’s Oral Rape, Not Oral Sex

What Don Lemon doesn’t get about the Bill Cosby rape allegations.

November 20, 2014

America’s Most Trusted News Source Not So Trustworthy

When it comes to political discourse, too many Americans prefer to be lied to.

November 3, 2014

CNN Broadcasts Alleged Audio Of Black U.S. Teen’s Shooting

Washington (AFP) — A previously undisclosed sound recording captured the shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer, CNN reported Tuesday, as it broadcast what it said appeared to be audio from the gunfire that killed the unarmed black teen. The FBI, contacted Tuesday by AFP, refused to comment on the authenticity of the […]

August 26, 2014
Photo: ario via Flickr

The 5 Worst Media Reactions To Michael Brown And Ferguson

The killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have inspired some genuinely inspirational journalism. But, like any major news story — especially those centered around race and class — it’s also inspired some mind-numbingly stupid coverage. Here are five of the dumbest pieces of commentary to emerge from Ferguson (so far):

August 19, 2014

Joan Rivers Riles Young Hollywood, But She’s Got Youth On Her Side

By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times The moment Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview earlier this month, she thought she might be losing her mind. “I was worried,” she said, “because the first sign of Alzheimer’s is that you get crankier. I swear to you.” But at 9 a.m. during a recent July […]

July 22, 2014

CNN Reassigns Reporter Who Referred To Harassing Israelis As ‘Scum’

By Ryan Parker and Javier Panzar, Los Angeles Times A CNN journalist on the Israel-Gaza border who created controversy Thursday when she tweeted that Israelis who could be heard cheering while a presumed rocket was landing in Gaza were “scum” has been reassigned. Diana Magnay has been moved to Moscow, a CNN spokeswoman told the […]

July 18, 2014
Malaysia flight 370 mural

Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Not In Search Area, Officials Say

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — The case of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became ever more mysterious Thursday as Australia claimed that the missing airliner is not in the more than 300-square-mile patch of ocean where authorities have been searching since early April. The admission came after a U.S. Navy official disclosed that […]

May 29, 2014
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