NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Needs to Stop Pretending He Gives a Shit About Rape Victims

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre made a speech at CPAC today in which he excoriated liberals for suggesting that arming women might not be the be-all and end-all of rape prevention. "The one thing a violent rapist deserves," LaPierre said, smirking,"is to face is a good woman with a gun!" (HUGE APPLAUSE.)… »3/15/13 5:20pm3/15/13 5:20pm

Memo To Senator McCain: My Health Is Not An Extreme Position

John, I know we don't talk much. Part of that is my fault — after I flirted with you back in 2000, I'll admit I was a little embarrassed at myself. But you didn't help when you literally embraced W »10/16/08 12:40pm10/16/08 12:40pm and metaphorically embraced The Surge, let alone when you started who we used to hate . But all the journalists kept…

With "Friends" Like Jesse Jackson, Does Obama Need John McCain?

Jesse Jackson used to be considered a great man and a great civil rights leader. He was considered MLK's protégé, he was the first African-American candidate to run a credible campaign for the Democratic nomination, he helped free hostages, he fought for social justice... And yet, somehow, with the United States… »10/15/08 6:00pm10/15/08 6:00pm