President Obama's Press Conference Had Lady Journos and 'James Flacco'

"Josh has given me the who's been naughty and who's been nice list and we're going to use it to take some questions," President Obama said at the beginning of his end-of-the year press conference, referencing Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary. That press conference was notable for several reasons, depending on… » 12/19/14 3:30pm Friday 3:30pm

Marco Rubio Reacts to Cuba News By Picking a Fight With the Pope

Today President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba will be reestablishing diplomatic relations and easing economic and travel restrictions that date back to the Cold War. The announcement comes after over a year of secret talks between the two countries that even included help from Cool Pope Francis.… » 12/17/14 5:00pm Wednesday 5:00pm

Darrell Issa's Dick Joke Only Good Thing Congress Has Done This Year

Today, our lame duck Congress is whittling away its time until the end of its term by interrogating an Obamacare architect who said (correctly) on tape that many Americans are stupid. While #JonathanGruber might be the new #Benghazi, at least one good thing came of it: a solid dick joke from House Oversight Chair… » 12/09/14 12:30pm 12/09/14 12:30pm

​Turkish President: A Woman's Role in Society Is to Be a Mom

Just a few months ago, the Turkish government landed in some hot water after a deputy minister made an outrageous statement about Women's Place in Society, claiming that women shouldn't laugh in public. Now, in the world's worst competition, Turkey's president has really outdone his minister, claiming that men and… » 11/24/14 1:10pm 11/24/14 1:10pm

Bleeding Heart Dream Woman Elizabeth Warren Voted to Senate Leadership

Ever since she first rose to national prominence, all of my most tree huggingly liberal friends and family members have been positively giddy about the idea of a Democratic Party helmed by people who think and act like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a sharp and staunch advocate for the middle class. Well, as… » 11/13/14 6:30pm 11/13/14 6:30pm

What Are We Going to Do About Incumbents We Hate? Not a Goddamn Thing

Poll after humorously pathetic poll this year has suggested that Congress is about as popular as a temporary but debilitating illness (it sucks, but it's fun to wake up in a hospital room full of flowers!). So why don't Americans just do the sensible thing and vote out incumbents? Because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, that's why. » 11/10/14 5:30pm 11/10/14 5:30pm

​Bullshit Politico Piece Suggests Valerie Jarrett Become A Librarian

As many of us are well aware, Valerie Jarrett is one of President Barack Obama's senior advisors and most trusted confidantes. She's Assistant to the President for Engagement and Intergovernment Affairs, chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls and Co-Chair of the White House Task Force to Protect Students… » 11/09/14 2:51pm 11/09/14 2:51pm

Sad Post-Election Rachel Maddow Finds Happiness in Butt

If you are an American who hates the wage gap, cares about women being allowed to make medical decisions about their own bodies and doesn't want their state to be led by a man who believes that Duck Dynasty is God's way of speaking to us, the 2014 midterm elections probably could have gone better for you. » 11/06/14 5:45pm 11/06/14 5:45pm