This Anti-Gay Rant From Colorado Pastor Kevin Swanson Is Sort of Incredible, Actually

Kevin Swanson, the Drudge Report headline who morphed into a Colorado pastor, is a homophobe in the truest sense of the word. He’s actually afraid of gay people! Like, this guy is afraid of gay people in the same way many gay people are afraid of the inevitable cancellation of RuPaul’s Drag Race. »11/09/15 12:20pm11/09/15 12:20pm


Spitting and Sweating, Anti-Gay Pastor Kevin Swanson Welcomes Huckabee and Jindal to Weird, Weird Conference

Friday and Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, anti-gay pastor Kevin Swanson is holding what he’s termed the National Religious Liberties Conference. Half a day in, it’s already been a bizarre event, with Swanson ranting about gays, abortion, and the rise of “vampirism and cannibalism” in America. Also, presidential… »11/06/15 7:00pm11/06/15 7:00pm

GOP Candidates Demand Debates Where They're Not Asked All Those Mean Questions

In the wake of a CNBC debate where the moderators very rudely asked questions of the GOP presidential candidates, those candidates are yelling at the Republican National Committee en masse, demanding more control over the next debate and fewer “gotcha” questions. Also, presumably more questions about just how each… »11/02/15 10:14am11/02/15 10:14am

Bobby Jindal Cut Planned Parenthood Funding, Blames Them for Teen Pregnancy and STIs

In a radio interview Wednesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal blamed the state’s high rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections on Planned Parenthood, saying they’re evidence that PP is “awful at what they do.” Under Jindal, Louisiana cut millions from the family planning budget. Jindal also signed… »9/10/15 6:40pm9/10/15 6:40pm

First Republican Presidential Forum Was Dull and Bizarre, Naturally

Are you ready for it? Are you ready for the next 461 days of being campaigned at by a pack of desperate losers, flop-sweating in their suits, overtaking your TV, your radio, your mailbox, leaning in too close at your local diner or county fair, corndogs clenched awkwardly in their fists, showing all their teeth in a… »8/04/15 11:45am8/04/15 11:45am

How to Tell the Difference Between All the Dudes Running for President

Now that 7,000 American men and several drunk farm animals have officially declared their candidacies for President, keeping track of them has never been more confusing or difficult. Luckily, we’ve put together a “cheat sheet” with “quick trivia” to help the political layperson discuss with confidence the nuances of… »7/22/15 1:45pm7/22/15 1:45pm

Bobby Jindal to Issue Executive Order Allowing LGBT+ Discrimination

Bobby Jindal, hater of executive orders passed by anyone else, has decided that the only way that he and the rest of the Louisiana government are going to get through the gay scourge that insists on equal treatment and human decency is by passing an executive order allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBT+… »5/20/15 12:30pm5/20/15 12:30pm

'Marlise's Law' Would Give Pregnant People End-of-Life Decision Rights

It's been a little more than a year since the family of Marlise Munoz was allowed to take her off life support. The Azle, Texas woman was kept artificially alive against her family's wishes for two months while clinically brain-dead because she was pregnant. Now her family is supporting a new bill that would give… »3/12/15 4:30pm3/12/15 4:30pm

Jindal 'Not For Discrimination' But Supports Ban On Same-Sex Marriage 

What if the US Supreme Court rules that gay marriage must be legal in all states? Well, Sunday morning Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went on ABC's "This Week" and told host George Stephanopoulos that if that should that happen he supports a constitutional amendment that would let state legislatures outlaw same-sex… »1/25/15 3:45pm1/25/15 3:45pm

Awful Law Would Force Brain Dead Pregnant Women to Incubate Fetuses

A new law waiting to be signed into law by Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal would require that pregnant and brain dead women be kept on life support, regardless of the stated wishes of her family. If the pro-life crowd is trying to disprove accusations that they only care about women to the extent that they are… »6/13/14 3:50pm6/13/14 3:50pm

Bobby Jindal Thinks Birth Control Should Be Sold OTC So Women Won't Hate Republicans Anymore

Uh, what? Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal declaring his support for over-the-counter birth control. Was he blackmailed by an evil feminist militia? (They're just everywhere these days. It's an epidemic.) Did he get someone pregnant? Did he rationally consider how widespread… »12/14/12 2:20pm12/14/12 2:20pm

Bobby Jindal Confident Women Will Vote GOP if Republicans Just Stop Saying What They Actually Believe

Can you guess Louisiana Governor and unfortunate Kenneth the Page doppelgänger Bobby Jindal's great advice for the GOP as it attempts to retool itself to become more palatable to female voters? Change stuff around so that the party isn't one big, embarrassing celebration of religious wackiness? Stop making fairy… »11/19/12 5:45pm11/19/12 5:45pm

Republican Horrified to Discover that Christianity Is Not the Only Religion

It's an honest mistake, assuming that the Constitution only protects your own personal megachurch faith. But one Louisiana Republican is learning the hard way that religious school vouchers can be used to fund education at all sorts of religious schools, even Muslim ones. And while she's totally in favor of taxpayer… »7/06/12 11:00am7/06/12 11:00am

Crafty Republicans Want Mitt Romney to Pick Condi Rice as His Running Mate

All the Vice Presidential nominee speculation has caused presumed GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney to nearly short circuit with information overload. Which potential running mate will complement him, fill out the ticket, and give voters something to be excited about? Marco Rubio? Rick Santorum? Some other,… »4/19/12 11:40am4/19/12 11:40am