February 09, 2016 Archive February 2016

Dowd, Steinem take the bait: Sexist "catfight" narrative around the Clinton campaign takes hold in latest case of nasty gender politics

Paul Krugman: Marco Rubio's hilarious repetition is the result of the "Foxification" of the Republican Party

Beyonce's "Formation" video celebrates black beauty and activism and issues a rally cry against police brutality with these 5 powerful images

The Coen Brothers' failure of imagination: What the "Hail, Caesar!" creators really "don't understand" about making diverse movies

The real threat to Wall Street is not Bernie Sanders —  it's Donald Trump

Greyhound Lines resolves alleged ADA violations

An open letter to older women voting for Hillary, from a younger woman voting for Bernie

Yet another chump for Trump: The "make rape legal" guy says Trump "comes the closest to what I think is true"

"Rubio deserved what he got": New Hampshire's gotcha moments, media spats and why the GOP "is built on mendacity"

David Daleiden's sleaze factory: His latest court defeat exposes how slimy the Center for Medical Progress is

Designer concealed gun purses are sadly very on trend this season

Rudy Giuliani rips Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime as an "outrageous ... attack on police officers"

Donald Trump endorses beheading, robotic Marco Rubio self-implodes, and the GOP insanity only gets wilder

I went to Marco Rubio's super-sad Super Bowl party so you didn't have to: A tale of six-layer dip and disappearing momentum

Fearmongers, listen up: Here are 4 things we now know about the impact of marijuana legalization

Novelists Sara Gruen and Sarah McCoy in conversation: "I study history through a kind of 'Alice in Wonderland' looking-glass"

The lightweight candidate: Rubio's NH town hall left no doubt he's in it for himself and the plutocrats who fund his campaign

Don't mourn "The Good Wife": A great show should be allowed to go out with its head held high

Could Jeb-mentum be real?: The GOP's "low-energy" candidate veers left — and New Hampshire loves it

O.J.'s yes men and the celebrity echo chamber problem: "People come to believe that their version of the truth is correct"

Police: Off-duty Memphis officer shoots intruder at home

4 ways the atheist movement is failing (and how it can improve)

Paul Krugman has it backwards: Hillary supporters are the ones in a fantasy world

They'll never give her a fair shake: Hillary coverage marred by rank sexism

Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death

Robert Reich: Democrats can't give in to defeatism

It's a special club and you're not in it: Being in the same social class as the Wall Street bank you're borrowing from pays off -- just ask Timothy Geithner

GOP candidates just love to fear-monger about President Obama "gutting" military — his latest move proves them wrong, again

Sorry, America: I created Donald Trump's political career

NYC public schools closed to honor the Lunar New Year for the first time ever

Jeb Bush is "totally getting his ass handed to him": Samantha Bee show mocks former GOP front-runner in New Hampshire

Wow, Seth Meyers just unleashed a devastating routine on Ben Carson and New Hampshire debate

This is the only way to rein in the environmental recklessness of powerhouses like Exxon Mobil and BP

"They just don't have any other option": Why crappy wages are ruining the American dream — and costing taxpayers

Hillary Clinton's artful smear: Her Goldman Sachs speaker fees matter, even if she doesn't understand why

In New Hampshire, rallies and protests speak volumes about what's motivating Democrats and Republicans in race for White House

Big drama in New Hampshire: Bernie blowout could spark Hillary campaign shakeup; Trump poised for 1st victory and Rubio's future looking fragile

Everyone pity Donald Trump Jr. now: "In this country, I'm the son of a billionaire — I can't even have an opinion anymore"

Donald Trump relishes opportunity to say something "you're never allowed to say" by repeating it

Frat-boys are waterboarded "every day on college campuses," so it's good enough for terrorists, Eric Trump insists

Rudy Giuliani has nothing on Beyonce: Larry Wilmore panel explains the Super Bowl halftime show, mocks Coldplay

Trevor Noah made a vulgar Marco Rubio and Chris Christie joke you won't believe

“He’s possessed by a demon!”: Retching hecklers attempt to perform an exorcism on Ted Cruz

Hillary Clinton can't run away from her Goldman Sachs problem: Report suggests her paid speeches were decidedly pro-Wall Street

Lena Dunham's "TMI" power: Opening up about her own body smashes stigmas around women's health

"21st-century McCarthyism": NY bills would make a blacklist of those boycotting Israel over human rights violations

Bill O'Reilly repeatedly booed on Stephen Colbert show: Fox News host shows off his Bernie Sanders impression, bashes CNN and MSNBC

Ted Cruz's Victorian ideals: Cruz using draft issue to signal he's the most anti-woman candidate in the race

Can Marco Rubio be saved? Conservative media tries to clean up his massive blunder, but he's been exposed as robotic establishment stooge

Samantha Bee's "Full Frontal" nails it: Your new must-see late-night show takes down the GOP, Hillary and Bernie, and her "woman-ness" in hilarious debut

Hillary Clinton's progressive problem: The real policy differences between her and Bernie Sanders can actually be quantified

Psychoanalyzing Marco Rubio: After painful gaffes, speculation spreads that his problem isn't stupidity — it's anxiety

Now he says he'll miss Obama, but here are 7 of David Brooks' worst critiques of the President

The eternal Macklemore dilemma: Can his good intentions balance out terrible songs?

Ted Nugent's anti-Semitic Facebook post comes as no surprise: 10 (other) times he went completely off the rails

We wish David Brooks would just say it: While praising Obama, he doesn't put blame for decline in civility where it belongs — on his beloved GOP

Donald Trump's new world order: Why his out-of-control New Hampshire push could make or break the GOP primary