A Conversation With Johari Osayi Idusuyi, the Hero Who Read Through a Trump Rally

The identity of the woman who perfectly expressed a sane person’s reaction to being at a Donald Trump rally by whipping out a book and refusing to put it down has been revealed. Twenty-three year-old Johari Osayi Idusuyi is the woman behind the head flip heard ‘round the nation. »11/12/15 11:10am11/12/15 11:10am


I Can't Believe We Still Have an Entire Goddamn Year Until Election Day

The first ballots in this election will be cast in only a few short months, Fox Business News waxed quixotic during last night’s GOP presidential debate coverage. The thought comforted me for about a second. Then I remembered that while the February 1 Iowa caucuses draw swiftly nigh, we still have a goddamn year… »11/11/15 1:10pm11/11/15 1:10pm

Black Lives Matter Activists Protest Hillary Clinton at Rally

On Friday, Hillary Clinton appeared at the historically black college Clark Atlanta University to discuss proposals for criminal justice reform when she was interrupted by protests from the Black Lives Matter movement. “Yes, black lives do matter,” Clinton replied, but the group continued to chant and sing over the… »10/31/15 4:00pm10/31/15 4:00pm

These Topical Political Halloween Costumes Will Make You the Commander in Chief of Every Party

Political costumes are a great way to show all your friends how much smarter you are than them. But thanks to the patriarchy, they can also be boring—a suit with a red or blue tie? I mean, no thank you! When I go out for Halloween, I like to do it full out. Follow these simple guides for costumes that say “My greatest… »10/28/15 4:01pm10/28/15 4:01pm

Major Florida Newspaper: Marco, If You Hate the Senate So Much, Please Just Quit

The Sun-Sentinel’s editorial board published a scathing assessment of Florida Senator and GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio, who has demonstrated a certain lack of commitment to his current post, writing: “If you hate your job, senator, follow the honorable lead of House Speaker John Boehner and resign it.” »10/28/15 10:44am10/28/15 10:44am

So What's Everyone Wearing to Rand Paul's Halloween Party? 

Okay, it’s so annoying how there are like five different Halloween parties I have to go to, and I have to come up for a different costume for all of them, and one of them is all the way over in freaking Iowa but I feel like only a few people are going to show up and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will… »10/23/15 5:40pm10/23/15 5:40pm

Back to the Future Writer Pursuing Legal Action Against Carly Fiorina PAC for Campaign Video

Carly for America, a PAC raising money for Republican presidential candidate and cartoonish lady villain Carly Fiorina, has evidently decided it would be totally okie-dokey to publish a pro-Fiorina reimagining of Back to the Future without permission from the film’s creators. »10/22/15 1:10pm10/22/15 1:10pm

Jeb Bush Isn't Afraid to Speak the Truth: Supergirl Is 'Pretty Hot'

Fatigued presidential candidate Jeb Bush was being interviewed at the LIBRE Forum at the College of Southern Nevada on Wednesday evening when he was asked who his favorite superhero was. Apparently, he is into Supergirl, the protagonist in the CBS series for tweens who aren’t afraid to lean in. »10/21/15 11:20pm10/21/15 11:20pm

Only 10 Big-Money Donors Gave to Lincoln Chafee's Presidential Campaign :( [Updated]

Lincoln Chafee, a gentle, smiling bird you’d rather not be killing for dinner but you have to, that’s nature, has raised just over $15,000 for his Democratic presidential campaign. Of that sum, $4,100 came from his own wallet, while $8,300 was collected from a selection of major donors as numerous as toes on your… »10/21/15 3:34pm10/21/15 3:34pm

Guitar-Toting Dad Martin O'Malley Probably Should Not Have Sung Bad Blood On TV

Tuesday morning, presidential candidate and Ken doll Martin O’Malley appeared on The View to promote his new album, Live From 1600 Penn. On the show, O’Malley explained that since Katy Perry was planning on stopping by an Iowa rally for one of his unnamed competitors this weekend, he felt it was necessary to respond… »10/20/15 1:45pm10/20/15 1:45pm

NBC Was Just Kidding About Severing Ties With Trump, Welcomes Their Good Boy Back 

Donald Trump has made a name for himself building ugly buildings and saying vile words. His persona is basic, crude, and unappealing, and perhaps because his is such a brightly burning trash fire, he has earned the right to speak without the threat of punishment—his ratings are so high that media outlets actually… »10/19/15 3:31pm10/19/15 3:31pm