Anti-Vaccine Activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Says Trump Asked Him to Chair Commission on Vaccine Safety

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an activist who’s pushed the debunked theory that vaccines cause autism for a very long time, says Donald Trump has asked him to chair a commission on vaccine safety. This isn’t like asking the fox to guard the henhouse; it’s more like asking someone to redesign the henhouse after they’ve told…

Advertisement

Like Their Boss, Most of Donald Trump's Cabinet Picks Still Haven't Disclosed Conflicts of Interest 

Apricot hobgoblin Donald Trump is preparing to take office in just 11 days, and so are the people he’s hired to fill his Cabinet. Somehow, most of them haven’t found the time to complete an intensive ethics review that would reveal their conflicts of interest, financial and otherwise. Trump’s picks are a collection of…

Trump Will Grant Your Christmas Wish, If Your Christmas Wish Is For a Horrifying Nuclear Arms Race

Here at Jezebel, we recently received a loving but stern memo from our editors about our overuse of the word “hell” as a metaphor for what this country and this year feel like. So instead, I will say that Donald Trump’s bold proclamation Friday that he’s ready and excited for an “arms race” makes me feel like I’m on a…

Advertisement

The Future of the United States' Public Lands Depends on Donald Trump's Desire to Make His Two Adult Sons Happy

It’s looking like Donald Trump is going to offer Ryan Zinke, the Montana congressman in his first term in the House of Representatives, a position in his cabinet, as Secretary of the Interior. An ex-Navy SEAL, Zinke has campaigned for the president-elect since May, and visited Trump Tower last Monday. He is, at first…