Meghan McCain Thinks the Internet Can Be Especially Mean to Women

Avowed socially liberal Republican Meghan McCain wrote Sunday on the Daily Beast about how conservative bloggers across this poorly-lit back alley we call the internet turned on her like a pack of jackals in the wake of her appearance on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show PoliticsNation. She explained that, baseless as the… » 5/28/12 11:45am 5/28/12 11:45am

Sarah Palin's Got the Scoop on Barack Obama's Secret Slavery-Era…

Sarah Palin, in another attempt to break the bullshit land speed record, unleashed a particularly unhinged-sounding anti-Barack Obama rant on Sean Hannity's show yesterday. The former Alaska governor claimed, among other things, that the President was unvetted when he ran for office, that he's a radical, and that he… » 3/09/12 12:50pm 3/09/12 12:50pm

Fake Pimp James O'Keefe's Dream Exposé, Exposed

Fake pimp and would-be sex boater James O'Keefe is profiled in the upcoming New York Times magazine. And one anecdote, in which O'Keefe and friends cook up a plan to expose the government's evil plan to prevent black people from marrying each other, is indicative of everything that's wrong with him. (Apart from, you… » 7/27/11 4:00pm 7/27/11 4:00pm

Anthony Weiner's Tearful, Interminable Sexting Confession

Anthony Weiner just spent nearly an hour in a press conference taking questions about his sexting habits. He said that was him in the gray underwear photo, he did mean to tweet it to Gennette Cordova, there have been six other women, and he won't resign. » 6/06/11 5:06pm 6/06/11 5:06pm

More Weiner Photos Are Trickling Out (Updated)

Andrew Breitbart, whose previous "journalistic" exploits include a doctored Shirley Sherrod video and collaborations with fake pimp/sex-boater James O'Keefe says he has new juice on Congressman Anthony Weiner. Spoiler: Weiner keeps his clothes on. Update: Nevermind. Shirtless pics released. » 6/06/11 12:42pm 6/06/11 12:42pm

Right Wing Struggles To Find New Ways To Be Offensive About Michelle…

Racism? Check. Sexism? Check? Inexplicable message besides that? Why, yes! Though reading the comments on Big Government was self-inflicted punishment, we agree with the guy who marveled at the fact that it took two people to produce this garbage. » 2/14/11 6:10pm 2/14/11 6:10pm

Shirley Sherrod Sues Andrew Breitbart's Lying Ass

Breitbart's website Big Government went on a crusade against the former USDA official using heavily doctored video and distortions; she was fired and then, when cleared, offered her job back. Breitbart's response to the lawsuit has been to preemptively claim himself a First Amendment martyr. » 2/14/11 10:53am 2/14/11 10:53am

The Real Plan For James O'Keefe's Sex Boat

A week after a CNN reporter blew the whistle on his "sex boat and Viagra" scam, pseudo-pimp James O'Keefe is pushing back, saying, "Nothing in the document was implemented" and that Planned Parenthood and ACORN are the real villains here. » 10/05/10 12:14pm 10/05/10 12:14pm

Shirley Sherrod Will Pass On That Job Offer, Thanks

Fired USDA official Shirley Sherrod has turned down Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's offer of another job. However, she doesn't rule out helping the department in the future. » 8/24/10 4:38pm 8/24/10 4:38pm

Sherrod To Sue Fearmongering Blogger Who Got Her Fired

Ex-USDA official Shirley Sherrod has said she will sue Andrew Breitbart, the conservative blogger whose creative cutting of one of her speeches caused her to lose her job. But can she win? » 7/30/10 9:30am 7/30/10 9:30am

Right-Wing Fearmongers Get A Black Official Fired

USDA official Shirley Sherrod was fired after a video surfaced that made some fear she was racist against white people. Now it seems she was framed — and that the conversation about racism in this country has become seriously sick. » 7/21/10 9:40am 7/21/10 9:40am