December 16, 2015 Archive December 2015

How John McWhorter found himself defending Scalia on affirmative action: "Frankly, I think even a stopped clock is right twice a day"

"Talking Shop with Bernie Sanders": Watch Killer Mike's full 6-part interview

Robber calls Indian-American store clerk ISIS "terrorist" and shoots him in the face, reports say

Racism in the fashion world: Alexander McQueen discrimination lawsuit reveals on-going problems

Republicans, where the hell is your outrage?! Despite horrific rally video, GOP leaders won't stand up against hate and behavior of Donald Trump's supporters

Dear Generation X: Don't believe the Marco Rubio hype

The GOP debate subplot that everyone should be paying attention to

Donald Trump supporter wants to burn a black man alive: "Light the motherf**ker on fire”

Will Ferrell's most hysterical impersonations of all time

6 classic movies in which cocaine is the driving force

Auschwitz as an industrial workplace: Devastating Holocaust drama "Son of Saul" finds a new story in the Nazi death camp

Donald Trump, FDR and Princeton's Woodrow Wilson problem: Here's how we stop defending historical racism and move forward

“TVs biggest strength is time”: Alan Sepinwall on Walter White’s final victory, Don Draper’s Coke ad, and why writing a hall-of-fame ending is so hard

Lindsey Graham: Donald Trump would have ISIL dancing in the streets — they just don't believe in dancing

Former NY Governor George Pataki: Donald Trump is the "Know Nothing" candidate of the 21st Century

Rick Santorum: "We have entered World War III," he said, as if that was a good thing

Lindsay Graham hollers that he misses George W. Bush

Reince Priebus sets the 2016 goal for the RNC: Competence

Ted Cruz has a folksy tale about horse thieves and Muslims in India

Jeb's jab lands: Bush gets under Donald Trump's skin at debate by slamming his posturing on ISIS

"Fiorina goes full vagina": Final GOP debate of the year sets off a conservative civil war on Twitter

GOP debate scorecard: The big winner wasn't anyone on the stage, it was Democrats

The joke's on us: Donald Trump reminds everyone his candidacy is a farce in fifth debate, while others hold their ground

Bernie just might pull this off: What the latest poll numbers really mean

Robert Reich: The American middle class is in a state of revolt

Yogurt could be the key to happiness: The surprising link between your gut and your mental health

The truth about Serena & American Pharaoh: Here's the real reason why the comparison is so insulting

The GOP debate fear cauldron: According to the Republican candidates, you're going to die

Trevor Noah nails the GOP debate before it even happens

"F*ck this is just depressing": Patton Oswalt's 16 best tweets as the Republicans dissolve into madness and fear

Larry Wilmore shuts down Bill Cosby: "That's right, mother f**ker, I haven't forgotten about you"

Evangelical college suspends tenured professor for saying Christians & Muslims "worship the same God," echoing pope

Donald Trump's hilarious admission: I don't really know how the Internet works

"It is an open secret long shared by prosecutors, defense lawyers, and judges that perjury is widespread among law enforcement officers": Why judges so rarely second-guess police testimony

Donald Trump is a total wuss — and it's time the Democrats say it

The bizarre, rage-filled spectacle of another GOP debate: Why Republican militarism has never been so incoherent

The GOP debate's weirdest twist: That one moment where it was almost possible to like Rand Paul

"Daily Show" focus group of Trump voters finds support for a “national registry of Jews” but no clarity on why The Donald's so popular

Wow, look at the scaredy cats: Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and the incredibly frightened Republicans

CNN falls asleep on the job: The GOP's blood-soaked war rhetoric & unrepentant Islamophobia went unchallenged (again)

Spare us the “affluenza” defense this time: Ethan Couch faces real prison time for violating parole

FBI on San Bernardino massacre: Alleged shooters did NOT post support for jihad on social media

Guess what the GOP's favorite three-word phrase was at last night's debate

Sean Hannity battles Rand Paul over Trump's call to kill the children of terrorists: "I'm not so sure if I agree with all the Geneva Conventions"

GOP sexism on fire: The renewed War on Terror allows Republicans to let their inner misogynist caveman come screaming out

We've reached peak spoiler panic — obsessed with knowing everything and nothing about "Star Wars: the Force Awakens" all at once

"I Miss George W. Bush!": Watch must-see moments from last night's GOP debates in 120 seconds

GOP Senate Intelligence chairman now investigating if Ted Cruz revealed classified info during CNN debate

Cruz and Rubio's deceptive immigration brawl: Neither's clean, but sneaky Ted Cruz gets upper hand with some twisted tactics

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens": You know all the spoilers in J.J. Abrams' obsessive reboot -- because you've seen this movie before

“They are going out of their way to f*ck me”: Tarantino slams Disney over "Star Wars" and "Hateful Eight" clash

Shocker, Rand Paul's actually good for something! Love him or hate him, he shows how incoherent and ridiculous the Republicans are