Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn allegedly refused to condemn the IRA when pressed multiple times during a television interview. This sent various media into a frothing overdrive, delighted Conservatives, and apparently set off the whataboutery alarm at DUP headquarters, who immediately and predictably declared Corbyn “beyond the political pale”. Show More Summary
Jeremy Corbyn refused to condemn the IRA in an interview with Sky News on Sunday. When asked by journalist Sophy Ridge if he would "unequivocally" condemn the Irish Republican Army, he instead denounced only their violent actions, replying:...Show More Summary
In a interview with the Associated Press that was published over the weekend, President Donald Trump refused to condemn WikiLeaks and repeatedly contradicted himself. Speaking to Trump from the Oval Office, AP asked the president toShow More Summary
In a interview with the Associated Press that was published over the weekend, President Donald Trump refused to condemn WikiLeaks and repeatedly contradicted himself. Speaking to Trump from the Oval Office, AP asked the president to reflect on his first 100 days in office. On foreign policy, Trump...
During his press conference on Thursday, President Donald Trump was asked by a Jewish reporter to address the rise in incidents of anti-Semitism seen around the country so far this year. Instead of answering the question directly, however, the president simply talked about how he himself was the...
The real significance has nothing to do with Russia.
Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday told British lawmakers that US President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban was "divisive and wrong", five days after she initially refused to condemn the move. "On the policy that President...Show More Summary
LONDON — Speaking in Ankara, Turkey, on Saturday, British Prime Minister Theresa May refused to condemn Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, arguing that "the United States is responsible for the United States' policy on refugees." But...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s apparent refusal to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump’s sweeping refugee and immigration restrictions has incited frustration and disappointment throughout the United Kingdom. May made a two-day...Show More Summary
While visiting Turkey, British PM Theresa May refused to condemn the ban. But that changed after she returned to London.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday refused to condemn an order by US President Donald Trump suspending refugee arrivals, saying Washington was responsible for its own refugee policy. "The United States is responsible for the United States' policy on refugees. Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s friendliness with Russia—and his refusal to condemn its interference in the 2016 election in unequivocal terms—has become the single most important issue of the transition period. Earlier this week, CNN and BuzzFeed published...Show More Summary
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) refused to condemn Russia’s apparent meddling in the U.S. presidential election, instead suggesting the cyber attacks on Democratic organizations and officials may have actually been useful, The Week reports. Said Franks: “If Russia succeeded in giving [...]
Republican leaders like Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Reince Priebus may not have gone as far as Donald Trump did when he used a press conference to call on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton. But they were complicit in the effects ofShow More Summary
At the core of Trumpism is group of white, snot-nosed, pencil-necked losers who see in Trump the restoration of an unchallenged white privilege that was born from black slavery, nurtured by a white racist legal system, and fine-tuned in a uniquely-American brand of rapacious capitalist plutocracy. Show More Summary
By Rick Jensen Why does President Obama refuse to condemn violent protesters? On CBS’s “60 Minutes,” Leslie Stahl asked President-elect Trump to address the violence. “When we interviewed him on Friday afternoon Mr. Trump said he had not heard about … Continue reading ?
President Barack Obama has excelled in some areas since he took office in January 2009. He has mad skills in narcissism, and when it comes to playing the poor victim who can’t get any work done because of the mean Republicans, it’s hard to find somebody better. Show More Summary
Sigh And while none of this absolutely makes Donald Trump a racist, or even an enabler of racists and that ideology, they still seem unusually drawn to him. His refusal to condemn them, outright, is that sticking point that draws people back with suspicion. Show More Summary
Yesterday we shared an op-ed on the "The Unbearable Smugness Of The American Media" which highlighted the media's unwillingness to accept or even try to understand the will of the American electorate. Rather than accept the fact that...Show More Summary