CLICKBAIT: This take on both David Brooks and “identity politics” is everything!

From Timothy Burke, Professor of History at Swarthmore College, comes a magnificent rebuttal to David Brooks’ latest pile of festering sanctimonious hooey in the New York Times. Swarthmore thoroughly pastes Brooks for his tedious habits of hypocrisy and useless moralizing, but he also takes down the “identity politics” canard peddled by guys like Mark Lilla […]

Colin Jost and the problem with bloodless opposition to “identity politics”

On the Weekend Update portion of the November 19 SNL broadcast Colin Jost made a joke a lot of viewers of the show found offensive. What the fuck is this @SNLUpdate pic.twitter.com/Q3PTZghM5g — Sam Escobar 👻 (@myhairisblue) November 21, 2016 The dating app Tinder announced a new feature this week with gives users 37 different […]

I turned them off. You should too.

@MaeveReston Really? I don't remember seeing those tax returns. Maybe I missed them as CNN broadcast his rallies from start to stop. — The Klute (@the_klute) November 9, 2016 Maeve Reston works for CNN. Note her sneering contempt for you and never forget it. Protests have erupted in big cities all over the country in […]

White Arizonans will show us who they are this election

Only redeeming feature of Trump's candidacy is that it shows you who people are, for good or for ill. This is great. https://t.co/YQQNqFQ3Ue — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) November 7, 2016 Fucking trolls took the blog down again a few weeks ago so I was unable to post until now. Which turned out to be okay […]

Had it happened on Al Gore’s watch.

Presidential! Imagine it, Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001. Two planes crash into the World Trade Center. Another crashes into the Pentagon. Still another crashes into a field in Pennsylvania. Imagine if Al Gore had been President that day. Do you believe Gore would enjoy a 90% approval rating on September 24, 2001? I don’t. I […]

Moment of truth time for Arizona

Former AZ Governor Jan Brewer, quoted in The Hill: Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) this week called Hillary Clinton a “lying killer” and insisted her state wouldn’t vote for the Democrat in November’s presidential election. “The people want a fighter. They’re tired of the lying killer, uh, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clintons of the […]

The problem is Republicans, not our political system

When you vote for a Republican, up or down ballot, this is the kind of utter crap you're risking. https://t.co/MnucCt2BCi — HawaiiDelilah (@HawaiiDelilah) August 9, 2016 Word. The above tweet is about as good an explanation as it gets for why I don’t vote for any Republicans. And Trump surrogates are not the only people […]