Loving the Shit Out of America: Everything Good About CPAC

When Jezebel decided to send two people to CPAC, I'm sure people familiar with this site's typical political line thought we'd spend the whole time shitting on it. Before we arrived, we feared we were about to walk into what is essentially a conference for angry Fox Nation comments. But the reality is actually... kind… » 2/27/15 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

John Oliver Has Figured Out How Politicians Can Get the Woman Vote

Somehow it's (thankfully) escaped our notice that Britain's Labour party has painted a bus pink and is driving it around to talk to women "around the kitchen table" about politics. Oh dear. Well, UK native John Oliver took on this "Barbie bus" on Last Week Tonight Sunday, mocking up his own version of how this attempt… » 2/23/15 10:10am Monday 10:10am

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I 'Wasn't 100% Sober' During State of the Union

Supreme Court Justice and flawless living goddess Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted that she may have been napping a little during President Obama's State of the Union address, but it wasn't because she was bored. It's because prior to the speech she'd been drinking a "very fine California wine." » 2/13/15 9:50am 2/13/15 9:50am

Madeleine Albright Loved Her Waffle Date With Leslie Knope

In its final season, Parks & Recreation is really going for it—taking its humor and political heart as far as they both can stretch. Last night's double-header was one for the ages: in the first episode, "Mrs. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington," Leslie and April travel to DC to get some support for Leslie's… » 2/11/15 3:06pm 2/11/15 3:06pm

Jeb Bush Hire Resigns After Racist and Sexist Comments Are Revealed

Earlier this week, multiple outlets reported on the past antics of one Ethan Czahor, new Chief Technology Officer for a Super Pac for Jeb Bush, a candidate for president who badly needs a Chief Technology Officer. Czahor, the founder of Hipster.com, has resigned from that post already, after tweets he sent out about… » 2/11/15 10:50am 2/11/15 10:50am

Oregon Strippers to Lobby Legislature for Better Working Conditions 

A group of Oregon strippers are planning to lobby the state legislature to implement better health and safety requirements for strip clubs, including better security and a requirement to display a poster about entertainers' rights. It's the first time a group of dancers have used the legislative system to push for… » 2/02/15 7:40pm 2/02/15 7:40pm

Mike Huckabee Totally Has 'Friends Who Are Gay'

Mike Huckabee was on television this morning and went full Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor appeared on CNN's State of the Union this morning where he had a lot to say! Well, mostly he just talked about how gay people are totally ruining America. First he said that being gay was a lifestyle choice, just like… » 2/01/15 2:30pm 2/01/15 2:30pm

50 Things Cooler Than Mitt Romney Running for President [Update]

According to The Daily Beast, Mitt 'Mittsdemeanor' Romney, Esquire, former Governor of Massachusetts and since perpetual Presidential also-ran, is announcing today that he's running for President in 2016. I guess when you're a millionaire with a car elevator, you can treat running for President the way urban… » 1/30/15 10:50am 1/30/15 10:50am