Three GOP Candidates Go Ahead and Pardon Their Own Turkeys Just for Practice 

In a move that some might read as “bad luck,” or “jinxing it,” Republican presidential candidates Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson attempted the absolute most important task of any United States president: pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey. None were particularly good at it, which is fine, because none of… »Wednesday 10:41am11/25/15 10:41am

Donald Trump Won't Rule Out an Independent Campaign, Even After Pledging Not To Run

Donald Trump’s waterfall of regurgitated chatter continued on Sunday, with quips about Muslim databases, 9/11, and bringing back water-boarding. And over all of it, he also suggested that he would run for president as independent if he doesn’t get the Republican nod. »11/22/15 12:05pm11/22/15 12:05pm

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

Oh! My Brain! Join Us Tonight For a Very Debatey Liveblog

Tonight, at the very rude time of 9 pm EST, Fox Business Network will take a break from its regular schedule of airing problems that appeal to 83-year-old gold hoarders and will instead air a debate between eight people who all think they’re auditioning to be a Fox Business News pundit. It’s the 783rd Republican… »11/10/15 3:40pm11/10/15 3:40pm

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

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

Ben Carson Has Now Compared Abortion to Slavery

During an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson compared abortion to slavery. After saying he was opposed to a person’s right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, Carson added, “During slavery, a lot of the slave owners thought that they had the right to do whatever they… »10/25/15 4:15pm10/25/15 4:15pm

Woman Donald Trump Would Date If She Wasn't His Daughter Says He'd Be 'Amazing for Women'  

In an interview with CNN, Ivanka Trump said her father would be “amazing” and “incredible for women in this country” after defending the presidential candidate’s controversial comments in regards to Megyn Kelly and Carly Fiorina. During the first GOP debate, Trump said Kelly had “blood coming out of her wherever” and… »10/14/15 10:10pm10/14/15 10:10pm

All of the Ways Last Night's GOP Debate Was Dangerously Wrong About Science


For every elected official who carefully educates themselves on the facts and research prior to making an informed decision, there are a dozen more who have no problem shooting their mouths off on talking points they do not understand. As we learned last night in the second Republican presidential primary debate, many… »9/17/15 2:30pm9/17/15 2:30pm