With his brazen attempt to manipulate an American presidential election, in tandem with the Russian oligarchy and the American right, Julian Assange has drifted a long way from the progressive and transparent spirit in which Wikileaks first introduced itself to the world.
Donald Trump mentioned the one indisputable fact you’re never, ever supposed to point out as a Republican: George W. Bush was president on 9/11. The only way he could go any further would be to actually throw a shoe at a Bush.
Juanita Broaddrick recently posted on Twitter her claim that “Hillary tried to silence me” about her alleged rape by Bill Clinton in 1978. But as with all of her sensational charges, it is hard to know what to believe about that accusation because she has also said — and perhaps sworn — precisely the opposite.
White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to call on Anthony Weiner to resign when interviewed abroad Air Force One today, instead calling the issue a “distraction” and deferring to Congressional leaders to handle it. [AP] New York State Senate inches closer to passing marriage equality bill, with three Dems who opposed it in 2009 switching […]