Why Is CNN Making These Gentle, Lovely, Entirely Free Campaign Ads for the GOP Candidates?

CNN, for reasons known only to them and their makers, is hosting a series of “town halls” this week with the remaining three GOP candidates and their families. The Trump edition aired last night: it featured gentle questions from Anderson Cooper and a loving, adulatory audience. It was fucking gross. This whole…

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John Kasich Really Is a Tremendous Dick, According to Everyone Who Knows Him 

Ohio Governor John Kasich, a man who is still more or less running for president, has made what little headway he’s attained by insisting that he’s a really nice guy, the only adult in the room, the best man for the job, etc. As a New York Times story today points out, that niceness is belied by anyone who’s ever met…

GOP Candidates' Demand Letter to TV Networks: No 'Frivolousness' or 'Lightening' Rounds in Debates

The GOP presidential candidates, as we know, are very mad about being asked questions during the CNBC debate, and would like to keep such a thing from ever happening again. Washington Post reporters Robert Costa and Dave Weigel got hold of the letter they sent to every network hosting a debate. It’s amazing.

Nearly 200,000 People Care Enough To Listen To Donald Trump Talk At Michele Bachmann On The Phone

The man with the hair we're supposed to ignore and the woman with the eyes we can't ignore have teamed up to have a phone conversation that we wish we could ignore. Donand Trump joined Michele Bachmann on a phone call to promote the Minnesota Congresswoman's Presidential campaign on Monday, and, as you might expect,…