Trump Is Succeeding Because of How Badly White Americans Want Their Supremacy Back 

“How is this happening,” we think, watching Trump go from joke to threat, with the momentum of a natural disaster, as he lies and blusters and calls for bans and deportations and holds rallies that are like ‘90s wrestling matches except much, much worse. Jamelle Bouie at Slate makes a strong, clear argument that the…

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Panelist Says SXSW Ignored Security Suggestions, SXSW Apologetically Announces Summit 

Last week, South by Southwest abruptly cancelled two panels planned for March: one discussing how to counter online harassment, and another about “ethics in journalism” stocked with Gamergate supporters. Today, one of the organizers of the online harassment panel says SXSW ignored her security suggestions, right up…

Carly Fiorina, Still Lying About Planned Parenthood Videos, Is Head of a Group that Donated to Abortion Charity

Carly Fiorina continues to insist that a non-existent video shot at Planned Parenthood definitely exists, one that shows “a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking, while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.” In the meantime, BuzzFeed News discovered that a…

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