So for years and years and years, every time a musician or a group whined about politicians using their music at an event, we'd point out that they have no legal basis to complain. Assuming either the venue or the campaign (or both) had the proper blanket licenses from ASCAP/BMI/SESAC no other permission was needed. Show More Summary
The rapper was also asked if black lives mattered to Donald Trump.
We nominate Baracksubs’ new video of President Obama dubbed to rap YG’s “FTD (Fuck Donald Trump)” to be played on the floor of the DNC tonight.Watch below. Continue reading
Hillary Clinton's famously called on Donald Trump to delete his account, but when Kelly Clarkson schools a guy on Twitter, they actually go and do it. Clarkson scorched a dude over pointing out an important fact from Michelle Obama's speech so hard, he up and left the site. Show More Summary
“We are going to have an immigration system that works, but one that works for the American people,” Donald Trump told the Republican National Convention last week. “Decades of record immigration have produced lower wages and higher unemployment for our citizens.” But the candidate is wrong in two respects. Show More Summary
Face the Nation featured an excerpt of the 60 Minutes interview with Hillary Clinton and Sen. Kaine, as well as a taped interview with President Obama. Meet the Press featured an interview with Donald Trump.
Paul Manafort, the adviser hired by Donald Trump to add stability and institutional know-how to Trump's often scattershot presidential campaign, has long and deep reported ties to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. PolitiFact, as part of an exchange of journalists sponsored by the U.S. Show More Summary
“Put them back in the f–king fields where they belong!” This past Saturday, a video emerged on YouTube of a racist Donald Trump fan shouting out racist comments at a black woman who apparently had taken the last seat on the L train in Brooklyn, according to NY Daily News. In the video, you can see and […]
Here's a fascinating comparison of the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections via Stuart Stevens. I'm not sure what the source is—someone's PowerPoint presentation, perhaps—but I assume the data was transcribed correctly. Here it is: This is based on one poll, and it's pre-convention. Show More Summary
‘Take a moment to think about the Supreme Court justices that Donald Trump would nominate,’ the Democratic Socialist said.
Just one week after Donald Trump was formally nominated for president, a group of Hollywood heavyweights have banded together to defeat him. Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, Mark Ruffalo, Kerry Washington and over 100 other celebrities released a signed initiative Tuesday pledging to unite against the hate that Trump promotes. Show More Summary
Republicans must think Donald Trump Jr. is a viable candidate in next year’s mayoral election because the Trump name is so popular in New York City. Sure. The numbers from the recent... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hmm, it appears Donald Trump isn't the only one to demand entrance music! According to spies at Page Six, Mariah Carey has upped her divadom to the next level by allegedly requesting entrance music at fancy restaurants. It's just the latest claim to substantiate the long running Mariah is a MAJOR diva narrative! Related: Celebs Biggest Diva [...]
Like other great media analysts, Donald J. Trump had thoughts on the first night of the Democratic Convention. They were silly thoughts.
Identity politics loomed large on the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
Remember Donald Trump's tween group of singing cheerleaders, the "USA Freedom Kids"? According to the Washington Post, the creator of the group, Jeff Popick, is suing Donald Trump's campaign for breaking his promise to pay them. Their performance at the Trump Rally in Pensacola, FL in January went viral. Show More Summary
The staff of a Virginia hotel where Donald Trump hosted an event Monday has pushed back against criticism by the candidate, who at one point suggested he may not to pay the venue for its space because of lackluster air conditioning. Eager Trump supporters braved 100-degree heat for hours as they waited to enter the hotel […]
As the 2016 Presidential election continues to unravel, many Americans are struggling to accept candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and voicing a desire to flee the country and move to Canada. Reddit user haljackey shared a photograph...Show More Summary
Almost no one in the press even acknowledged that regardless of how you feel about Donald Trump, the spectacle was crazy. Having masochistically watched the GOP convention last week, here are just a few media takeaways: I think the media may have missed the biggest story of the convention — and they missed it because they were at the center of it. Show More Summary
When it comes to the needs and wants of female voters, the best Donald Trump can do is shrug. At a campaign rally in North Carolina on Monday, the most openly misogynist presidential candidate in modern history explained the yawning gender gap among his supporters by saying “I don’t know what is going on with the women here.”