Late yesterday, two video clips containing impolitic comments by racist provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos – one about sex with young boys, another in which he cracks wise about a sexual encounter he allegedly had with a Catholic priest as a child – surfaced. Here’s one of them: Here is a longer cut where Milo Yiannopoulos says [...]
President Donald Trump touts "incredible progress" in his first month in office. But the frenetic period that opened with an inaugural address about "American carnage" and ended with a raucous campaign rally has brought a spotty record that falls short of his promises. Show More Summary
It took the current crop of Republicans to realize the destructive intent Newt Gingrich had for American government. Back in 1996, when he was speaker of the House, Gingrich got the Congressional Review Act passed. This law gives Congress the chance to undo any regulation finalized in the last 60 legislative days. Show More Summary
Last night Ari Melber interviewed Erica Baguma, a Canadian Social Anthropology student who founded the Twitter account @Trump_Regrets, which retweets Trump voters who now realize the mistake they made: @realDonaldTrump enough! I voted...Show More Summary
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos appeared to speak tolerantly of pedophilia in video clips shared ahead of his speaking engagement at next week's Conservative Political Action Conference. He flippantly said young boys "discover who...Show More Summary
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Today's edition of quick hits.
The Conservative Political Action Conference, aka "CPAC", has been steadily re-inventing itself as the platform for America's worst people for some time now, so it wasn't too much of a surprise when they selected Breitbart's own alt-right troll and white nationalist apologist, Milo Yiannopoulos, as keynote speaker. Show More Summary
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When it comes to combining hypocrisy, dishonesty, and viewing Obama through a fresh lens, Donald Trump's golfing flap resonates for a reason.
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David French, National Review: It's not worth spending much time talking about Donald Trump's press conference yesterday. He was the same guy we've watched since he came down that escalator on June 16, 2015. Heck, he was the same guy...Show More Summary
Somebody needs to build a wall in Texas. Around idiot paranoid gun-humpers.
Donald Trump made a point of demonstrating a belligerent dismissal of the “One China” policy that the United States has maintained since 1979. One of his early calls to foreign leaders was to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, and in December Trump made it explicit. U.S. Show More Summary