Politics

Steve August 7, 2020

Far-right talk show host Josh Bernstein depends on major tech companies to support his broadcasts, which frequently contain violent rhetoric and conspiracy theories that may violate some of those tech platforms’ own stated policies. “The Josh Bernstein Show” is currently supported financially by a handful of business advertisers and paying fans on Patreon, a membership platform for […]

Steve August 7, 2020

While the coronavirus crisis has significantly disrupted nearly every aspect of American life, it has also shone a spotlight on institutions that were woefully unprepared for public health emergencies. This lack of preparedness has proven to be especially true of the U.S. judicial system. Courts have faced significant challenges operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not […]

Steve August 7, 2020

Listen to the above short clip carefully. Tweety McTreason mis-reads the name of the country Thailand as “Thigh-Land” and then corrects himself. He says Thailand as “tie-land” the second time. But OMG Trump can never be “wrong” about anything, so right wing brain trust and convicted felon Dinesh D’Souza rushes to Donald’s aid with a […]

Steve August 7, 2020

[Above, Tweety McTreason calls out “my African-American” on the campaign trail, June 2016] This week, Joe Biden answered a question about attitudes toward immigration. The question he was asked was specifically about attitudes towards Cuba. Really. “Unlike the African American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly diverse […]

Steve August 7, 2020

An anti-violence cookout is held to celebrate the life of 11-year-old Davon McNeal, who was fatally shot by a stray bullet on July 4, 2020, and persuade the community to put down their firearms. Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images “Police are effective at reducing violence, but they aren’t the only ones […]

Steve August 7, 2020

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Thursday claimed that followers of Black Lives Matter “hate white people.” Giuliani made the remarks after Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade asked him about President Tweety McTreason’s obsession over mail-in ballots. “Whoever wins, this country is going in two dramatically different directions,” Giuliani opined. “We’re either going […]

Steve August 7, 2020

Joe Biden has responded forcefully to Tweety McTreason’s attack on his religious faith. The former Vice President said the President was willing to stoop to any low to win power. Biden issued a statement late on Thursday after Trump claimed he would “hurt God” if he were elected. “Like so many people, my faith has […]

Steve August 7, 2020

President Tweety McTreason’s penchant for crying “hoax” gets the treatment in a new ad from the progressive PAC MeidasTouch. The spot released Friday starts by defining “hoax” as “something intended to deceive or defraud.” It cuts to footage of Trump dismissing the climate crisis, the Russia investigation and the coronavirus pandemic as such. But “the hoax […]

Steve August 7, 2020

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Last week, Tweety McTreason sparked a firestorm by calling for the postponement of the November election as the country prepares to vote amid the coronavirus pandemic. And although the president cannot actually delay the vote — Congress determines the federal election date — this […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Reality Winner’s mom is blasting the fact that felons who worked for President Tweety McTreason are free while her daughter is still behind bars and caught COVID-19. Winner, 29, was sentenced in 2018 to five years in federal prison for leaking a classified National Security Agency document to the media that exposed Russian interference in the 2016 […]