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Donald Trump Told a Breastfeeding Female Lawyer She Was 'Disgusting'

The New York Times has a story today about Donald Trump’s behavior during depositions in the many lawsuits he’s party to. You’ll be shocked to learn that he lies, bloviates, exaggerates, and generally behaves like a cranky orange toddler in need of a time-out. In one particularly bizarre incident, a female lawyer… » 7/29/15 11:00am Wednesday 11:00am

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 1:45pm 7/22/15 1:45pm

EACH Woman Act Would Lift Federal Bans on Abortion Coverage

Today in exciting initiatives that have virtually no chance of survival in our endlessly disappointing political climate, there’s the EACH Woman Act. The bill, introduced Wednesday by female members of Congress and backed by dozens of pro-choice and human rights organizations, would mean that every woman who receives… » 7/08/15 7:45pm 7/08/15 7:45pm

Scott Walker, Noted Tool, Is Trying to Axe Wisconsin's Living Wage Law

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker sacrificed a leisurely Fourth of July weekend of grill-outs and fireworks in order to sneak a variety of harmful provisions into his state’s budget. Buried in the omnibus budget bill: a law that limits the information released to the public during police shootings, as well as a… » 7/07/15 6:10pm 7/07/15 6:10pm

Mexico Universally Sick of Donald Trump's Shit

Donald Trump continues to be afflicted with a peculiar ailment, wherein rivers of diarrhea run directly from his brain, out of his mouth, and into his typing fingers, sending tweet after tweet about “illegal immigrants” from Mexico and how awful they are. In response, the Mexican people, once determined to politely… » 7/06/15 2:10pm 7/06/15 2:10pm

Romney Hosts Chris Christie and Marco Rubio at Deeply Weird Sleepover

In a scene torn straight from your most unsettling sexual nightmares, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney hosted New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Florida Senator Marco Rubio at his house for a sleepover. “It was fun,” Rubio told reporters the next day, while we all shuddered, suddenly chilled to the bone… » 7/06/15 10:10am 7/06/15 10:10am

Lindsey Graham: GOP Should Change Its Position on Gay Marriage 

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham said this morning that he believes that the Republican Party should change its official position on gay marriage. The current GOP platform affirms the party’s support for a Constitutional amendment that defines marriage “as the union of one man and one woman.” But Graham is a… » 6/28/15 12:00pm 6/28/15 12:00pm

Jorge Ramos Asks to Interview Donald Trump, Trump Responds Trumpishly

Four-time bankruptcy filer and seething hernia mass Donald Trump said that all Mexicans crossing the border into the United States are rapists and criminals, so Univision wisely chose to sever their ties with the Trump Organization. On Thursday, Jorge Ramos of Univision politely requested an interview with Trump, who… » 6/26/15 3:10pm 6/26/15 3:10pm

Surprise! The Supreme Court Just Saved the Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court has smacked down a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act, one that could have caused millions of Americans to lose health insurance coverage. In a 6-3 decision, they ruled against the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, who argued that the federal government couldn’t provide subsidies for health… » 6/25/15 10:50am 6/25/15 10:50am

Mark Ruffalo Would Like Hillary Clinton to Be More Like Bernie Sanders 

In the lead-up to the presidential primaries, Senator and crotchety-old-man-who-should-be-president-but-won’t Bernie Sanders is making a surprisingly strong showing in some very early polls against Hillary Clinton. But in the very likely—you know, certain—event that Clinton is the Democratic nominee, actor Mark… » 6/17/15 5:45pm 6/17/15 5:45pm

Sen. Lindsey Graham: If President, I'll Have a 'Rotating First Lady'

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the unmarried (heyyyy!!) Republican presidential candidate from South Carolina was recently asked who would act as his first lady if, by some miracle, Graham found himself elected to the country’s highest office. He responded with a number of options, but none of them were good. » 6/09/15 7:50pm 6/09/15 7:50pm