Here are a bunch of crazy things that got said in the GOP debates yesterday

Despite feeling like I would much rather have been regrouting the bathroom tile or mulching my yard or something, I really did try to watch both of the Republican debates yesterday. I guess I could try to write some kind of analytical thing about what was said, but as that would risk imparting a level… Continue reading Here are a bunch of crazy things that got said in the GOP debates yesterday

Are any of the kids’ table candidates going to tell Fox to cram it?

Because one of the core tenets of American democracy is that it must make everybody’s lives as miserable as possible at all times, the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign will take place next week, roughly (according to scientists I’ve spoken with) 42 years before the actual election is scheduled to take place. Fox… Continue reading Are any of the kids’ table candidates going to tell Fox to cram it?

Is Rick Perry back on painkillers?

Remember how Mike Allen and Evan Thomas told us that Rick Perry looked like a blithering idiot in the 2012 GOP primary debates because he was tripping on painkillers for his bad back the whole time? Well, uh, is he back on the pills? Perry said that he was “stunned” and claimed that the president,… Continue reading Is Rick Perry back on painkillers?

Looks like you guys have come to the right place then

“Running for the presidency’s not an IQ test” — 2016 Republican hopeful Rick Perry “Whew,” thinks fellow 2016 Republican hopeful Scott Walker: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a special holiday message for his Jewish friends. In an undated letter “unearthed by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now” and first reported by the Capital Times, Walker… Continue reading Looks like you guys have come to the right place then