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Carly Fiorina Bursts Into Song During Cruz Announcement

During the interminable Ted Cruz "announcement" of his choice of Carly Fiorina for his mythical VP, Fiorina bizarrely burst into song, while discussing the joys of being on the bus with Ted Cruz's daughters. Alrighty then. Just watch, and marvel.

Great Political Oratory: Donald Trump Edition

Given that it seems fairly inevitable that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President, it seems like a good time to see how his soaring oratory compares with other great politicians in our history. John F. Kennedy and Franklin Delano Roosevelt play a part in this video. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz's Oh-So-Bizarre (And Long) Campaign Announcement

After what felt like forever because even a minute of listening to Ted Cruz talk feels like an hour, he finally announced what all of us knew. Should Ted Cruz be the nominee for President (which he will not be), he will nominate Carly...Show More Summary

"Deal Me In": Hillary Clinton Plays The Gender Card

Let's be clear: Hillary and I are all for playing the gender card. Hell, men have been doing it since the dawn of mankind. (See what I did there?) The top job in this country has been held by that other gender since George Washington...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Using Big Word All Of A Sudden

So Donald Trump has a new favorite word, "collude," which he is using to accuse Ted Cruz and John Kasich of something for which Trump says, "in the business world you go to jail." Donald's understanding of "collusion" as far as business is concerned, is right. Show More Summary

Shep Smith Mocks Ted Cruz' Pick Of Carly Fiorina For VP As A 'Dead End'

Fox News' Shep Smith outlined Trump's sweep yesterday and explained how he won the battle for the narrative, so to speak in media coverage. Smith said, "After the big wins last night, Trump owned the narrative until Ted Cruz steppedShow More Summary

Ted Cruz To Announce Fiorina As His 'Running Mate' In Desperate Bid For Attention

After Tuesday's drubbing, Ted Cruz is desperately seeking attention, and maybe some traction in California as a side benefit. So today, in what is possibly the most-leaked story of 2016, Cruz will announce that he plans to name Carly...Show More Summary

CNN Analyst: Trump's Middle East Policy: 'Staggering And Confusing'

Donald Trump gave a 45 minute foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, earlier today. Even though Trump has attacked politicians for using teleprompters, saying this only four days ago, "Isn't it nice that I'mShow More Summary

Donald Trump Trolls Bernie Sanders With MSNBC's Joe Scarborough

My use of the word trolling is a little loose here, since Trump is also actually trying to ratfck the Vermont Senator and his supporters as well. Donald Trump last night praised Bernie Sanders and urged him to run as a third party candidate...Show More Summary

Jeffrey Lord Uses A Black Cab Driver To Prove Trump's Minority Appeal

If you watch CNN or any cable news this season, you are likely to be disgusted by some of the truly horrific punditry they cart out to stump for various incompetent GOP candidates. No one evokes as much disgust as CNN's Jeffrey Lord, surrogate for Trump. Show More Summary

Donald Trump's New Pal From Italy Sure Loves Mussolini

The Daily Beast's Barbie Latza Nadeau reports that Donald Trump has a new friend: Matteo Salvini, Italy’s most openly racist politician and leader of the far-right Northern League party, loves Donald Trump. And The Donald apparentlyShow More Summary

John McCain Fundraiser Busted With Meth Lab In Her Home

This kind of story can't help much with McCain's re-election, can it. Source: AZCentral A woman listed as the RSVP contact for U.S. Sen. John McCain's re-election fundraisers was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of drug charges after Maricopa...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Blames Hillary Clinton For Income Inequality

Watch what happened when a Hillary Clinton supporter had a chance to ask Ted Cruz a question at Fox News’ town hall Sunday night. A woman named Sarah, from Hershey, Pennsylvania, was loudly and repeatedly booed when she came to the microphone...Show More Summary

So Much For The New And Improved 'Presidential' Trump

The push to create a new and improved Donald Trump is kaput. Paul Manafort's idea to make him act like a civilized human being and be "presidential" is over. That didn't last long at all, now did it? Donald Trump is bristling at efforts...Show More Summary

Return Of What The Hell?

Way back on August 1st of last year, Alfredo over at the Dairy Queen and I told you about how Ted Cruz’s SuperPAC gave Carly Fiorina’s SuperPAC half a million dollars. We both wondered why he would do that. The best we could figure is...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Right Wing Watch: Harriet Tubman NRDC: 175 Countries Sign the Paris Agreement and Many Announce They Will Formally Join This Year Mock, Paper, Scissors: The Death of the Media, VandeHei Edition Real Economics: George Monbiot on Neoliberalism Round up by Swimgirl.(tweeter @miamiswimmer) Send tips to mbru AT

Bernie Sanders' Statement: 'I Look Forward To Issue-oriented Campaigns In Contests To Come'

After the results of tonight's primaries were released, Bernie Sanders issued a statement from West Virginia, where he is campaigning. “I congratulate Secretary Clinton on her victories tonight, and I look forward to issue-oriented campaigns...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Embraces Bernie Sanders In Post-Primary Speech

Hillary Clinton reached out to Bernie Sanders in her Philadelphia speech tonight in an effort to begin to bridge the gap between their two campaigns. "And I applaud Senator Sanders for challenging us to get unaccountable money out of...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Clock DVA

In 1981, Clock DVA's 2nd album, Thirst, knocked Adam and the Ant's Dirk Wears White Sox out of the #1 spot on the UK Indie charts. The latter sounds quaint and lighthearted fun now. The former is still foreboding and insubmissive. A few months later the original incarnation of the band would break into pieces. What are you listening to tonight?

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