14 hours ago | Politics
Election season in America is like football season in Texas — you live and die with your team and any win’s a good one. So you expect partisans to support their candidate even when they don’t agree with what he’s done — which is why many rightblog...
8 days ago | Politics
As sexual misconduct accusations rolled in against Donald Trump last week, the Republican candidate for President of the United States busied himself with ravings alternately paranoid (“Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging electi...
15 days ago | Politics
History’s being made, folks. Into the list of quotable quotes from American Presidential campaigns — “If nominated I will not accept, if elected I will not serve,” “Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion,” etc. — last week the Washington Post added “grab th...
22 days ago | Politics
Well, that was a crap week for Donald Trump — a poor debate performance; his bizarre obsession with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and her as-yet-unfound “sex tape”; his suggestion that Hillary Clinton was cheating on Bill; and, finally, the ...
29 days ago | Politics
It's time for the First Presidential Debate of 2016, and all the talk is about facts and what place if any they have in this arcane ritual. CNN announced "the weekend America's newspapers called Donald Trump a liar;" the Clinton campaign called fo...
1 month ago | Politics
On Friday, at the end of a press event, Donald Trump briefly alluded to the “birther” claim he’d been pushing for five years: that President Obama was, despite all evidence, born in Kenya, and thus ineligible for the Presidency. “Hillary Clinton a...