February 04, 2016 Archive February 2016

Not another weak celebrity apology: This hollow public ritual desperately needs an overhaul

What loss in Iowa?! Ted Cruz "stole it!": Donald Trump has already fixed his "loser" problem by living in denial

"Changing your politics is usually traumatic": Why Republican converts like Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump are so influential — and complicated

Colbert sticks it to Trump: "These are your New York values -- Oh, you came in second? Go f*ck yourself!"

Cruz responds to Trump's Iowa recount demands, blames media for Carson kerfuffle: "Reality just hit the reality star"

Coldplay haters, stand down: Here's Chris Martin singing David Bowie's "Heroes" in James Corden's car

A backstage pass to Trump-apalooza: Inside the bizarre, dizzying, xenophobic spectacle

Cecil the Lion died in vain: Demand from rich hunters still driving exotic big game business

First recreational marijuana drive-thru to open in Oregon on April 20

Piers Morgan, decency expert, can't stop shaming Susan Sarandon's cleavage: "What's tacky is deliberately flaunting your breasts on TV for publicity"

Marco Rubio can't save the Republican Party: Why people are giving him way too much credit after Iowa

College students were asked simple questions about politics and history and their answers are a dramatic wake up call about the state of our education system

Will Exxon pay for years of polluting and climate denialism?

Why we're still fascinated with the O.J. Simpson trial: "The basic centrality of race in America hasn’t changed"

No, white people, you still can't say the N-word: That word belongs to black people and our culture now — not yours

Let's stop talking to our kids: I know communication between parents and children is important, but can we also learn to occasionally shut up?

"Hail, Caesar!": The Coens' hilarious yarn of '50s Hollywood goes far beyond farce

Bernie Sanders slams Hillary Clinton on Twitter for being two-faced: "You cannot be a moderate and a progressive"

American capitalism has failed us: We're overworked, underemployed and more powerless than ever before

Economics of an epidemic: These are the 4 states most dependent on the gun industry

Everyone gets to call Donald Trump a loser! Seth Meyers unloads on the GOP front-runner, post-Iowa

Marco Rubio's lousy healthcare plan: None of the top 3 GOP candidates has a viable Obamacare "replacement"

There is no GOP establishment lane! There is a proto-fascist, a Christian theocrat, and an Ayn Rand neoliberal

This is exactly what we needed: Impressive town hall spotlights why Dems must get Hillary and Bernie in front of voters as much as possible

"An angry black man scares the heck out of many people": Michael Eric Dyson explains the right's racism and Obama hatred to Stephen Colbert

"There's one thing you can rely on: Ted Cruz being a d*ck": Trevor Noah slams Ted Cruz for sleazy Iowa race

Jimmy Kimmel shovels dirt on Jeb Bush and Rand Paul's political careers

This is how Bernie or Hillary wins: The speech that would seal the nomination

The bottom line: What really poisoned the water in Flint

Bernie Sanders, the shape of things to come: Why his popularity is no fluke — and his way is the future

"Absolute zero on the f**ks-given scale": Larry Wilmore applauds Obama's mosque visit, mocking the "secret Muslim" myth won't die

Marco Rubio complains that President Obama is "always pitting people against each other" after his first-ever visit to a mosque

Jeb Bush's breathtaking campaign implosion: How a GOP front-runner became the "please clap" candidate

Stephen Colbert delivers a swift kick to Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee and the other newly departed

Naomi Klein: "There are no non-radical options left before us"

Rubio's foul response to Obama's mosque speech: Straining to find "division" in a call for unity

Bernie's making Wall Street shiver: Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein lashes out against Sanders, warning a "dangerous moment" could be ahead

"Maybe he feels comfortable there": Donald Trump gets it in on the unhinged right-wing reaction to Obama's mosque visit

Misfire by Sanders campaign: Bernie's wrong to try to own the word "progressive" in criticism of Hillary

Donald Trump has even lost Jimmy Fallon

“Gambling away our future”: Activist groups warn of disaster as nations sign pro-corporate TPP deal in lavish casino

Ganging up on Ted Cruz: Donald Trump and Ben Carson target the Texas senator over his Iowa "dirty tricks"

Atticus Finch redeemed: New survey shows we can't help but remember our heroes the way we knew them first

Let the ironic male tears fall: The "make rape legal" guys cancel meetups because they don't feel safe

Susan Sarandon shuts down Piers Morgan: Her response to his cleavage-shaming is perfect