September 17, 2015 Archive September 2015

The raging disgrace of another GOP debate: Why our long national nightmare is just beginning

The GOP undercard debate begins with whimpering about some bangs: First five questions all about Donald Trump

Lives of shame and secrecy: How gay veterans outed while serving are fighting back

The Cold War is back -- and it never went away: Bobby Fischer's tragedy and the conflict that ate America's soul

"Shut up and sing" syndrome: Why do fans hate it when pop stars get political?

The GOP clown show comes to California: A candidate-by-candidate rundown of what's at stake in tonight's debate

GOP undercard debate: Lindsey Graham slams Rick Santorum for suggesting Hispanics aren't American

GOP undercard debate: George Pataki mocks Santorum and Jindal for lacking basic understanding of American government

GOP undercard debate: Bobby Jindal claims jailing Kim Davis worse than arresting 14-year-old Muslim teen who brought clock to school

GOP debate: Donald Trump responds to question about nuclear codes with unprovoked attack on Rand Paul and "his looks"

GOP debate: Mike Huckabee accidentally compares Kim Davis to Ft. Hood shooter, Gitmo detainees

GOP debate: Carly Fiorina nails Donald Trump for juvenile remarks about her appearance

GOP debate: Jeb Bush awkwardly cops to smoking pot after Rand Paul bashes "hypocritical rich kids"

GOP debate: Donald Trump and Ben Carson embrace vaccine trutherism — despite admitting there's "extremely well-documented proof" of no autism link

Twitter roasts CNN's interminable GOP debate: "Mike Huckabee is just texting Duggars at this point"

Ann Coulter's ugly GOP debate rant: "How many f---ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States?"

The never-ending idiocy of the 2nd GOP debate: Trump blustered, Jeb flubbed & Fiorina did just enough

Al Gore all over again: The absurd "authenticity" smear threatening to upend Hillary's campaign

"You've gotta get in on the love train": Cornel West stumps for Bernie Sanders

Robert Reich: Defunding Planned Parenthood is an assault on American families

Stop telling Joe to run: Biden is a person first and a politician second

We do what we damn well please: The demented American exceptionalism behind the neo-con foreign policy con

Bill Kristol is (almost) always wrong: How the pundit catastrophically undermined his excellent Donald Trump argument

Bobby Jindal's breathtaking descent: How he went from bright GOP hope to hysterical town crier

Donald Trump didn't kill criminal justice reform -- the legacy of white supremacy did

Watch Trump's most extreme grimaces, smirks and scowls from last night's debate

Emotional Larry Wilmore attacks Irving police over arrest of clock-building fellow "nerd" Ahmed Mohamed

"I felt like I was a terrorist, I felt like all the names I was called": 14-year old Ahmed Mohamed opens up about his arrest for building a clock

Hillary Clinton trolls Donald Trump something fierce on "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"

"Dear Fat People" vlogger Nicole Arbour fails, spectacularly, to defend herself and her video on "The View"

Donald Trump's dangerous ignorance on vaccines and autism: Anti-vaxxers won, science lost at last night's GOP debate

Surprise! The majority of personal attacks in last night's GOP debates were made by or about Donald Trump

Rick Santorum spars with Chris Matthews over the history of Supreme Court defiance

The GOP debate's most shocking moment: A meaningful conversation about the War on Drugs

The GOP farce plods along: Why last night's interminable debate was an affront to the party's patron saint

Matt Damon is sorry if you're offended: How the righteous non-apology of Socrates became the tool of weasely PR

Jeb Bush's noxious myth: Dubya didn't "keep us safe" -- he made the world infinitely more dangerous

Amy Schumer: "It’s not an exciting time for women in Hollywood”

Jeb Bush's unexpected moment of humanity: Immigrants are people, too!

"Vince McMahon would’ve loved it": What Donald Trump gets right about last night's surreal GOP debate

Deliver us from these buffoons: The hits, misses, and WTF moments in the second GOP debate

Much like the rest of us, T.I. has cut ties with Iggy Azalea

Fox News' Brian Kilmeade: "I'm tired of the Pope — he should stay home" because America's "the wrong country" for him

"Jeopardy!" contestant tricks Alex Trebek into naming his SNL parody's nemesis "Turd Ferguson"

Margaret Thatcher? Ivanka Trump? Ben Carson's mom? Silly answers to the $10 question are the latest in GOP candidates not taking women seriously

Stop calling it a "debate": CNN's GOP circus was a postmodern spectacle

The GOP debate was a chaotic disaster: Why CNN's most watched program ever was also completely ridiculous

Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling play "would you rather” with Donald Trump and Bill Cosby: "With Bill Cosby you could sleep through it"