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Time Travelers

Dear Time Travelers: Welcome To 2017

I first noticed this influx of visitors from the past — men, mostly — shortly after the election. Filling my email inbox. Trolling my Twitter and Facebook feeds. Offering one unsolicited directive after another about how women should be conducting themselves. Lately, I’m wondering whether time travel isn’t contagious. Spreads like a syndrome maybe.

February 10, 2017
Trump, Sexual Assault

Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Sues Trump Over Sexual Assault Denial

The lawsuit filed by Summer Zervos is focused on a stream of denials Trump aimed at her and other women accusers last October, just weeks before the Nov. 8 presidential election, when Zervos and others came forward to accuse the then-candidate of making unwanted sexual advances.

January 18, 2017
Pence, Trump, Fake News

How Mainstream Headlines Have Been Normalizing Donald Trump

By continually refusing to use headlines to call out Trump’s ties to extremists, incessant lying, and his atrocious behavior, media are normalizing his actions. There have been pleas from many in media to stop normalizing Trump. Headlines would be a good place to start.

November 29, 2016
Trump, Ryan health care

The GOP Two-Step: Republican Trump Critics Fall In Line

Like clowns in a jack-in-the-box, they kept popping out to decry The Donald’s latest attack on the people he hates. Then they meekly folded back into the box, reiterating that, well, they would still endorse him.

November 23, 2016
Women Trump protests

Telltale Signs Of A Misogynist In The Era Of Trump

You cannot grow up in a system so thoroughly ingrained with sexism—like so many other isms in our culture—without taking a bit in. That’s true for women, too. (See also: the election.) So, let’s look at how misogyny skews our thoughts.

November 14, 2016
Sean Hannity

5 Fresh Right-Wing Outrages: Trump Surrogates Reach Hysterical New Heights

Ted Cruz threatens the Constitution, Sean Hannity goes crazy over emails, and Trump surrogates reach hysterical new heights justifying sexual assault.

October 30, 2016
Trump, Russian Hacking

New Video Surfaces Of Trump Sexually Humiliating, Forcibly Kissing 2004 Miss Universe

Suddenly, before an audience of thousands, Trump pulled Hawkins close for a mouth kiss. She put her arm up in between them, and his kiss landed on her cheek. “Can I sit down now?” she asked. “Yes, go,” he replied.

October 30, 2016
Trump, Dictator, Media

The Trump Files: How His Huge Election Con Went Down

Trump has done a masterful job of selling an image contradicted by the public record including court and regulatory documents, his books and speeches, and more.

October 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton - martyr of the year

A President Of Our Own

But it’s time. That simple sweet feeling is written on the wind — don’t you feel it, too? Zeitgeist is a wonderful German word for the spirit of history. Time for the flower of her generation, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to return to the White House in her own right.

October 28, 2016

#EndorseThis: Colbert Schools Gingrich On Sexual Assault And “Whoopy Making”

Stephen Colbert realized that Newt Gingrich may not understand the difference between “whoopy-making” and felonious assault.

October 27, 2016
Donald Trump stands in the Trump family box with his daughter Ivanka awaiting the arrival onstage of his son Eric at the conclusion of former rival candidate Senator Ted Cruz's address, during the third night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Is Donald Trump’s Toxic Campaign Ruining Ivanka Trump’s Brand?

On the heels of news that future hotels won’t bear the family surname, which has been thoroughly tarnished by Donald Trump’s toxic presidential campaign, there’s another bad sign for the Trump brand. Shoppers are boycotting Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessories label in protest of its namesake’s continued support of her father’s misogynist rhetoric.

October 27, 2016
Pro-trump group, campaign finance

The Other Video Donald Trump Doesn’t Want Voters To See

“Look at what happened during the Clinton years,” Trump continued. “I mean we had no war, the economy was doing great, everybody was happy, a lot of people hated him because they’re jealous as hell… but Bill Clinton was a great president.”

October 27, 2016
Donald Trump stands in the Trump family box with his daughter Ivanka awaiting the arrival onstage of his son Eric at the conclusion of former rival candidate Senator Ted Cruz's address, during the third night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Is Donald Trump’s Toxic Campaign Ruining Ivanka Trump’s Brand?

On the heels of news that future hotels won’t bear the family surname, which has been thoroughly tarnished by Donald Trump’s toxic presidential campaign, there’s another bad sign for the Trump brand. Shoppers are boycotting Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessories label in protest of its namesake’s continued support of her father’s misogynist rhetoric.

October 26, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

5 Right-Wing Outrages This Week

Here are some of the low points of the week from Donald Trump and the rest of the country’s right flank. Attacking Michelle Obama, now that’s low.

October 23, 2016
Trump tweets, Yemen

Maybe Donald Trump Should Run For ‘Whiner-In-Chief’

“Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me?” — The Coasters from “Charlie Brown” Donald Trump has a victim mentality. If the term sounds familiar, it’s because it has long been the preferred conservative riposte when black people complain of being strangled by housing discrimination, economic injustice or police brutality. The likes of Bill O’Reilly and Rush […]

October 23, 2016
Trump, GOP, Republican, Envoy

Donald Trump Threatens To Sue Accusers After Election

During a policy speech, Trump promised to sue the women who have come forward in the last two weeks to accuse him of sexual assault, calling them liars.

October 22, 2016
New Shocking Unaired "Access Hollywood" Trump bus footage

#EndorseThis: Shocking Unaired Footage From Trump’s ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape

Terrible Terry has a choice couplet for Donald Trump: “Everybody knows when you go for the grope, Terry gonna say nope! That ain’t new, son!!”

October 21, 2016
Stand up for women, Washington March

It’s Time To Stand Up For Women

Sexual aggression — the behaviors, the attitudes, the excuses that support them — has to stop. America is deciding now if it has the courage to fight back.

October 20, 2016
Chris Wallace moderates third and final debate

Debate: Will Fox News’ Chris Wallace Let Trump Off Easy?

Given the constraints Wallace has placed on himself — and his network’s history of conservative misinformation — here’s what to expect at final the debate.

October 19, 2016
Donald Trump supporters at a rally in Nevada

Stop Trying To Understand Trump Supporters

For months now, I’ve been trying to understand our fellow Americans who support Trump, the champion of racism, xenophobia and misogyny. I’m done trying to understand them.

October 19, 2016
Cartoon: Melania Is Mad

Cartoon: Melania Is Mad

October 19, 2016
Melania Trump sits down with CNN television host Anderson Cooper

Melania Trump Calls Taped Comments By Donald Trump ‘Boy Talk’

Melania Trump rose to her husband’s defense, describing lewd comments as “boy talk” and claiming Trump was “egged on” by Billy Bush.

October 17, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump greets his daughter Ivanka as he arrives to speak during the final session at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Not Every Guy Is A Piece Of Scum

Donald Trump can try to rationalize his actions, but nonchalantly boasting about sexual assault? Trump is no man. He’s just a really poor excuse for one.

October 15, 2016
Michelle Obama speaks out against Trump's comments

Michelle Obama Delivers Emotional Rebuke Of ‘Intolerable’ Trump

“This is not normal” said the First Lady in New Hampshire. “This is not politics as usual. This is disgraceful. This is intolerable.”

October 14, 2016
Fox News contributor Monica Crowley spins for Donald Trump on sexual assault charges.

#EndorseThis: Watch As Former Nixon Aide Spins Wildly For Trump

Even in the wake of fresh testimony from multiple women about his alleged sexual assaults and voyeurism, Monica Crowley sees a silver lining for the billionaire bully in these disturbing stories.

October 13, 2016