Republican Congressman Defends Trump's Attack on Sen. Lisa Murkowski: 'Snatch a Knot in Their Ass' 

In an interview with MSNBC, Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA) defended Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning Twitter attacks on Senator Lisa Murkowski saying that, “Somebody needs to go over to the Senate and snatch a knot in their ass.” (For those of you who are not fluent in the lingo of the deep south, to “snatch a…

Like His Politics, Trump's Marriage Preaches an Inegalitarian and Hypocritical Prosperity Gospel

“In July of 2002, two years before Donald Trump became engaged to the Slovenian model Melania Knauss, he visited her native country for three hours,” writes Lauren Collins at the New Yorker, as the lede of an essay on the parallels between the Trump brand of marriage and the Trump brand of politics—which puts Collins’…

Jane Sanders Visits Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Infamous Tent City Jail, Calls It 'Inhumane' 

Jane O’Meara Sanders—social worker, academic, wife of Bernie—took a trip yesterday to see the infamous “tent city” jail where Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has somehow been allowed to house inmates since 1993. Arpaio says he gave her a tour; Sanders says the sheriff “showed up unexpectedly” while she was there…

Warrant Issued for Ethan Couch, Teen Who Suffered From 'Affluenza,' for Violating His Probation 

Ethan Couch, the Texas teen who supposedly suffered from a severe “affluenza,” has violated his probation. In case you’ve forgotten about the curious case of Couch, a teen who single-handedly united the internet in rage, he was given ten years of juvenile probation after killing four people in a drunk driving…

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