It’s not everyday that legendary singer-songwriters dedicate a piece of music to rotten tanner-saturated gourds, but the 2016 presidential election has ushered us to a new frontier. Carly Simon has donated—and ever so slightly tweaked—her 1972 hit “You’re So Vain” to serve as an anti-Trump anthem.
We’re in an election season where “political outsider” is the highest possible compliment, an indicator that you have nothing to do with those unethical slimeballs down in Washington. But those slimeballs down in Washington like “political outsiders” too, which is why they throw so much money at getting them elected.
On Sunday, March 27, Bernie Sanders spoke about campaign finance on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, referring to George Clooney’s upcoming fundraiser for Hillary Clinton as “obscene.” Guests at the April 15 event will pay as much as $353,400 for two seats at the event.
A new anti-Trump ad is just things that candidate has said about women, read aloud by women. “A person who is very flat-chested is very hard to be a ten,” a brunette actress with glasses says thoughtfully.
This is an interesting choice: Right to Rise, the mammoth pro-Jeb Bush super PAC, released an ad focusing on all the stuff he vetoed as Governor of Florida. It’s has the effect of making him look like a bit of a douche. Just a touch.
The Washington Post is reporting that Hillary Clinton told a group of big deal campaign donors that if she’s elected president, she’ll only approve Supreme Court nominees who would overturn Citizens United. Despite her new tough talk, Clinton, like every other candidate, will waft towards election day on a tide of…