The Bernie Sanders Surge Is Over? Not Quite

There has been a bit of chatter surrounding a post from this morning on FiveThirtyEight titled “The Bernie Sanders Surge Appears To Be Over.” Combined with the strange interruption over the weekend by a couple of agitators claiming to be with #BlackLivesMatter, some people have pointed to this as proof that this is the end […]

Martin O’Malley, Not Hillary Clinton, May Be The Best Choice In 2016

Last week I was talking with a friend about the dysfunctional nature of national politics.  My friend, a conservative, admitted that President Obama has done a good job with the economy. After picking my jaw up off of the ground, we discussed how we are less than thrilled with the idea of another Clinton in […]

Ted Cruz Running For President Is A Good Thing For Democrats

There’s something to be said for being the first passenger to hop in the Republican 2016 clown car. That plucky and delusional soul will be, for an indefinite period, the only officially announced candidate – and firmly in the media spotlight. For the 2016 race, that was none other than Senator Red Scare Ted Cruz (R-TX). […]

Right-Wing Media’s Latest Absurd Conspiracy: President Obama Will Run Again In 2016

I sometimes wonder what it must be like to be a conspiracy nut. Imagine living in a world where everything is an evil plot by the government, aliens and Jews who are constantly plotting to make your life hell because you’re “awake” and by Walmart Jesus, you aren’t gonna be taken alive when Obama’s UN […]

The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week

This is the thirteenth installment in our weekly fact-check series “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week.” For last week’s installment, see here. For those of you who are seeing this for the first time, the idea behind the countdown is to spotlight the dumbest, most absurd, or downright horrible conservative memes that are […]

Hobby Lobby May Have Their Own Presidential Candidate In 2016

I’m going to go ahead and fire up the speculation machine, since almost everyone else in the political blogosphere has been doing that since the day after the 2012 election. Truth be told, there’s not a ton of speculation to be done here; Bobby Jindal has been making his intentions quite obvious by spending so much […]

The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week

This is the fifth installment in our weekly fact-check series “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week.” For last week’s article, see here. The other remaining articles are linked at the bottom of this page. For those of you who are seeing this for the first time, the idea behind the countdown is to spotlight the […]

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Fox News Host Elisabeth Hasselbeck Inserts Benghazi Into NFL Scandal, Because Of Course

Just as soon as we thought we were done with Benghazi, Fox News decides to pull it back out for the sake of ratings and the fall election. Yup, you heard that right, Benghazi is back and Fox is all over it once again. Nobody in the mainstream media has done more to parade the […]

Senator Bernie Sanders: “I Am Thinking About Running For President” (Video)

Senator Bernie Sanders made his first ever appearance on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd yesterday and announced that he was thinking about running for president in 2016. I’m not sure about everyone else here, but other than Elizabeth Warren who has repeatedly told supporters that she wasn’t interested, I haven’t seen any candidates on […]

Is Bernie Sanders Preparing To Run In 2016?

Many Democrats, independents, and progressives (myself included) have been hoping Bernie Sanders would consider making a run for the White House in 2016, whether as an independent candidate or as a Democrat. After much hope and speculation, it does look like he’s finally beginning to test the waters. According to the Burlington Free Press, Bernie […]