If Seymour Hersh Didn't Report on Nixon's Alleged Spousal Abuse, What Else Don't We Know?

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour “Sy” Hersh has a new memoir out, Reporter, that details his role in some of the biggest stories in recent American history, including the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and abuses at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. In Reporter, however, Hersh also acknowledges a major story…

Trump Shows Sympathy for Alleged Domestic Abuser Rob Porter, Says It's 'a Very Tough Time for Him' 

How many ways can the president show that he hates women? An infinite number of ways, it seems. Today, in his first remarks since former aide Rob Porter resigned amid multiple reports of domestic abuse, Trump called Porter’s resignation “very sad.” He did not reference Porter’s alleged victims, but did indicate that…

Is Kirsten Gillibrand Too Blonde and Woman-y to Be a Viable Candidate? 

Well, it’s here: an op-ed, published by The Daily Beast, politely wondering whether Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is “too transparently opportunistic to be a viable candidate” in 2020 “after the rejection of another New York politician criticized for basing her positions on supposedly canny calculations rather than on…

A Quick Jaunt Through the Many Sexual Misconduct Allegations Swarming State Legislatures 

If you haven’t noticed, an extraordinary thing has been happening since the New York Times first reported allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against Harvey Weinstein. This story has not just managed to stay alive amid our relentless political news cycle—it has actually grown, sweeping across Hollywood into…

The President Is Making Damn Sure We Don't Forget He Is Repulsed By and Terrified of Women 

To celebrate his tremendous healthcare win and the successful rollout of “Energy Week,” the President of the United States tweeted a long-winded insult at Mika Brzezinski that was ugly even by his heroically low standards, claiming that the MSNBC host tried to hang out with him while “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”