Iraq Chaos, Chapter Infinity

By |April 30th, 2016|

Iraq Chaos, Chapter Infinity photo via Twitter, @GregJaffe Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been holding demonstrations and sit-ins for months to demand an overhaul of Iraq's corrupt and ineffective political system, but Saturday was the first time they broke into the Green Zone, home to most government ministries and foreign embassies. [...]

Trump’s World View Hits Elites Over the Head with Reagan

By |April 28th, 2016|

Trump's world view. screen capture via Trump Instagram But Trump is also trying to broaden his electoral support, and some analysts said that the views of elites matter less than the populist sound bites about U.S. military and economic strength repeated on cable television Wednesday afternoon and evening. [Politico] THE REPUBLICAN neoconservative bandleader, [...]

Ted Cruz and the GOP’s Latest Token Chick *Updated*

By |April 28th, 2016|

My interview with '08 Carly, Another GOP Token Chick IF YOU want to send a message to voters that you're still on track and confident after getting your ass kicked yet again by Donald Trump, you can't move forward with picking a vice presidential running mate without making everyone think you've lost your [...]

Trump Presumptive, Clinton Dominates

By |April 27th, 2016|

photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America After months of trying to sideline an unexpectedly deft and well-financed liberal opponent, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday won a series of primaries that freed her to present herself as the de facto victor of the Democratic nominating fight, and gave her the impetus to shift [...]

Manafort Drama Continues — ‘Narrow” Path for Sanders

By |April 26th, 2016|

Trump headed for big victories, as Clinton looks to closing out Sanders' options. Trump became upset late last week when he learned from media reports that Manafort privately told Republican leaders that the billionaire reality TV star was “projecting an image” for voters and would begin toning down his rhetoric, according to the [...]

Kelly Ripa’s Pitch Perfect Return

By |April 26th, 2016|

Kelly Ripa's pitch perfect return. screen capture via Brian Stelter of CNN "Our long national nightmare is over." - Kelly Ripa [returning to "Live with Kelly and Michael"] WHO CARES? Amirite? "[Kelly Ripa] was told at the same time as the rest of the world was learning via press release, and she was [...]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Powerful Melisandre Reveal *SPOILER ALERT*

By |April 26th, 2016|

HBO's Game of Thrones opens the new season with Melisandre reveal. gif via Vanity Fair EVERYONE seemed to be suckered into thinking something big was going to happen with the character John Snow. The big reveal from the first episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones was even better than the [...]

Messy End Emerges: Cruz & Kasich Bromance, & Lewinsky Cited

By |April 25th, 2016|

Messy End: Kasich & Cruz bromance, and citing of Monica Lewinsky. screen capture via Trump Instagram “Wow,” [Donald Trump] wrote on Twitter late Sunday night, “just announced that Lyin’ Ted and Kasich are going to collude in order to keep me from getting the Republican nomination. DESPERATION!” [New York Times] OMG! Did you [...]

Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” Putting A Ring On It Is the Easy Part

By |April 25th, 2016|

#LEMONADE In most of the new songs, Beyoncé has been taken for granted or pushed aside. It’s a situation that, she finds, is both “a wicked way to treat the girl that loves you” and also flabbergasting given that she is, after all, Beyoncé. Beyoncé!: “The baddest woman in the game,” as she [...]

Biden Touts Bernie, Clinton Super PAC Attacks Commenters

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Biden touts Bernie while Clinton Super PAC attacks commenters. Citing “lessons learned from online engagement with ‘Bernie Bros,’” a pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC is pledging to spend $1 million to “push back against” users on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Instagram. [The Daily Beast] THERE IS no one who dispenses candor like Vice President [...]