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Tag: Gop


Posted on May 29, 2016 ENLARGE


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Trump Searches for a Vice President

Posted on May 28, 2016 ENLARGE

All the Presumptive Nominee’s Men

For a guy who yells about Washington and Wall Street money in politics, Donald Trump sure has a lot on insiders on his team.

Posted on May 27, 2016 READ MORE

Place Your Bets

Posted on May 26, 2016 ENLARGE

Coddling Extremists

Posted on May 25, 2016 ENLARGE

Great Trump

Posted on May 25, 2016 ENLARGE

President Obama Must Act on Marijuana Reform

Expanding legal access to cannabis would help veterans with PTSD and many other vulnerable populations. Because the next president may not do it, it’s a change that should be made now.

Posted on May 24, 2016 READ MORE

Samantha Bee on the Fabrication of the Christian Craze Over Abortion Years After Roe v. Wade (Video)

“Many people think the new religious right arose as a response to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision,” the “Full Frontal” host says. “But that’s not true.”

Posted on May 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Don’t Judge

Posted on May 22, 2016 ENLARGE

Trump Women

Posted on May 22, 2016 ENLARGE

Trump and Kim Jong Un

Posted on May 20, 2016 ENLARGE

New Members

Posted on May 19, 2016 ENLARGE

Trevor Noah: Megyn Kelly’s Interview With Donald Trump Was Really Just ‘Couples Therapy’ (Video)

“[The] interview didn’t seem to be about journalism or the Republican party or even the election,” says the befuddled “Daily Show” host.

Posted on May 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Reluctant GOP

Posted on May 18, 2016 ENLARGE

Samantha Bee Proves Even Super PAC Donors Are Sick of This Messed-Up Campaign Finance System (Video)

In a comical interview with a real-life Republican Super PAC donor, the “Full Frontal” host highlights how dysfunctional our democracy has become.

Posted on May 18, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

The mystery of whether Trump masqueraded as his own spokesman while owner of the New Jersey Generals endures.

Posted on May 18, 2016 READ MORE

Hillary Clinton Claims Kentucky Victory; Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Take Oregon

With 99 percent of the Bluegrass State’s Democratic primary vote counted, The Associated Press still hasn’t named a victor. Sanders and Trump were the clear winners in Oregon.

Posted on May 17, 2016 READ MORE

British PM David Cameron’s Tiff With Donald Trump Over Muslims: The Hypocrisy Factor (Video)

When Donald Trump announced his monstrous and yet daffy plan to exclude Muslims from the United States, British Prime Minister David Cameron called him out. The plan, he said, is “divisive, stupid and wrong.”

Posted on May 17, 2016 READ MORE

More Mexican Immigrants Are Returning to Mexico Than Coming to the U.S.

Shut up about your dumb wall already.

Posted on May 17, 2016 READ MORE

The Dangerous Insecurity of Donald Trump

The presumptive Republican nominee has built a career on bluster, branding and relentless self-promotion. These are useful traits for a vainglorious mogul. For a president of the United States, they could be catastrophic.

Posted on May 16, 2016 READ MORE

Obama Didn’t Birth Trump’s Movement

Republican leaders don’t want to take responsibility for the choices made by their own voters or their complicity in tolerating and even encouraging the extremism Trump represents.

Posted on May 16, 2016 READ MORE

Square Peg

Posted on May 16, 2016 ENLARGE

Why Donald Trump Can Lie and No One Seems to Care

The GOP presidential candidate gets away with outrageous, contradictory statements because the mainstream media and the public let him.

Posted on May 15, 2016 READ MORE

The Megaphone

Posted on May 15, 2016 ENLARGE    

Noam Chomsky: The Majority of Today’s Elected Democrats Are Moderate Republicans (Videos)

According to the renowned linguist and activist, America is a two-party state, “but there’s only one faction.”

Posted on May 15, 2016 READ MORE

Hand Size

Posted on May 15, 2016 ENLARGE

The GOP’s Veil of Unity

Having presumably sewn up the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump has entered the “three-card Monte” phase of his campaign, in which he shuffles his positions so quickly that the gullible patsy loses track.

Posted on May 13, 2016 READ MORE

The GOP’s Maddening Trump Conundrum

“No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today,” wrote George Gilder and Bruce Chapman in 1964.

Posted on May 12, 2016 READ MORE

Samantha Bee Gets Michelle Branch to Sing Most Fitting, Hilarious Goodbye Song to Ted Cruz (Video)

“Goodbye, you creepy soup-hoarding ghoul,” the singer chanted on Monday’s episode of “Full Frontal.” “I want to punch you and ignore you at the same time.”

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE

Sadiq Khan and Donald Trump: Why KKK Donald’s Values Are Unacceptable

The charismatic young mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling out Donald Trump for his bigotry toward Muslims.

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE

Trump Refutes Trump

How do you nail a blob of mercury to the wall? That’s a problem the Democratic nominee will have to solve in running against Donald Trump, most of whose positions on major issues are, shall we say, elusive.

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE

Reagan Revolution

Posted on May 9, 2016 ENLARGE


Posted on May 9, 2016 ENLARGE

The Wall

Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE

Hope and Change

Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE

Party of Trump

Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE

The GOP Isn’t Just Taking Aim at Reproductive Rights — It’s After Women’s Very Economic Survival

While the phrase has faded in this election year go-round, the war on women has not.

Posted on May 8, 2016 READ MORE

Christie for Veep?

Posted on May 7, 2016 ENLARGE

Trump Outreach

Posted on May 7, 2016 ENLARGE

Donald Trump’s Triumph Forces GOP Party Leaders to Make a Decision

So far, most Republican luminaries are choosing collaboration over resistance — although many have declined comment and seem to still be pondering what to do with the party’s presumptive nominee for president.

Posted on May 6, 2016 READ MORE

Trump and Ryan

Posted on May 6, 2016 ENLARGE

Scenes From a Protest: When Activists Joined Forces at Trump’s Orange County Stump Speech (Photos)

Throngs of protesters from various groups and backgrounds—feminists, anarchists, Mexican activists and peace advocates among them—turned up to make their presence known and face off with Donald Trump supporters at the Orange County Fairgrounds.

Posted on May 6, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Trumpet Blower

Posted on May 6, 2016 ENLARGE    

Republicans and Democrats Must Work Together to Not Mainstream Donald Trump

The writer Leon Wieseltier suggested a slogan that embodies the appropriate response to Trump’s ascent to the top of the GOP class: “Preserve the shock.”

Posted on May 5, 2016 READ MORE

Some Republicans Are—Gasp!—Planning to Vote for Hillary Clinton

They argue that the Democratic front-runner is a better choice for president than Donald Trump.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE

Elizabeth Warren: I’ll ‘Fight My Heart Out’ to Ensure Donald Trump ‘Never Reaches the White House’

Arguing that the real estate mogul would be a dangerous choice to lead the U.S., the Massachusetts senator is making her plea to voters and lawmakers across the political spectrum.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE

So Much for #StopTrump: John Kasich to Follow Ted Cruz out of Presidential Race

By all indications, Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination sewn up.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE

Throw Ted

Posted on May 4, 2016 ENLARGE

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