Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sheldon Adelson’s Super PAC Hits Hillary Over Debate Comments: What About Iran And Benghazi? [VIDEO]

All of Teabagistan is pissed that Benghazi never came up last night, so of course Sheldon Adelson rushes out this ad. The Hill reports: A new ad from a Republican super PAC uses Hillary Clinton’s remarks in the first presidential debate to hit her record as secretary of State. “Hillary Clinton brags about her experience,” the spot’s narrator says, referencing ...

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Madonna Hits Trump For Renewed Attack On Rosie O’Donnell: Mess With My Girl And You Mess With Me

USA Today reports: After all this time, Madonna is still a Peach. A Rockford Peach, that is. The singer took to Twitter to stick up for her friend, Rosie O’Donnell, after Donald Trump brought her up during the live presidential debate. “Rosie O’Donnell, I said very tough things to her,” Trump said, “and I think everybody would agree that she ...

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Stephen Colbert: Trump Seemed Like He Was On Coke, He Was Like Scarface But With More Face [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: The first meme of Monday night’s presidential debate was Donald Trump’s constant sniffling, and it didn’t take long for Stephen Colbert to mock the GOP nominee for his runny nose. During his monologue on Monday’s live edition of The Late Show, Colbert called out Trump’s sniffles, joking that Trump “sounded like he was fighting off a cold ...

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Will & Grace Cast Reunites For Election Short [VIDEO]

Nearly one million views overnight. CNN reports:  The cast of “Will & Grace” has reunited to get voters to the polls in a way only they could. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally all appear in the video posted Monday, which is presented as a “new scene” from their hit NBC show. It takes place in present ...

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Trump Doubles-Down On Miss Universe Insults: She Gained Massive Weight, Was The Absolute Worst

Watch below. NPR reports: At the end of Monday night’s presidential debate, Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of taunting one of his former Miss Universe contestants about her weight. Clinton said the Republican nominee’s criticisms of Alicia Machado, a Venezuelan who won the Miss Universe contest in 1996, was “one of the worst things he said” about women. “He called ...

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TRAILER: The Crown

People recaps: Royal fans, clear your schedules for Nov. 4. Why? That’s the date Netflix’s new historically-inspired, royally-inclined show, The Crown drops online. Though the next five weeks might be agonizing to wait through, PEOPLE can exclusively reveal a taste of the show in its first official trailer. The series follows Queen Elizabeth II’s – played by Claire Foy – ...

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Feds Sue Homocon Peter Thiel’s Startup For Hiring Discrimination: White Applicants Allegedly Given Priority

Vice News reports: Working at Palantir sounds pretty sweet. According to jobs site Glassdoor, the secretive data analysis startup pays software engineers six-figure salaries, and interns can get $7,500 a month plus corporate housing in places like Palo Alto or New York. But according to the Department of Labor, white applicants have a dramatically unfair advantage in landing those gigs. ...

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Huffington Post: The Orange Don Got Crushed

The Huffington Post nails it: Donald Trump, within striking distance of the presidency, stepped on stage here Monday and did what Hillary Clinton hoped he would. He behaved like Donald Trump. The Clinton campaign’s greatest fear throughout the general election has been that some other Trump would emerge ― a more measured, reasonable and mature man, one who might look ...

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Seth Meyers On Trump’s Debate Flop [VIDEO]

Matt Wilstein writes at the Daily Beast: Seth Meyers wasn’t the first late-night host to weigh in on the first presidential debate Monday night, but he was the most emphatic. As the host said at the beginning of his “closer look,” all that “spin” about Donald Trump not preparing for the debate turned out to be true. In the end, ...

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Giuliani: Moderator Lester Holt Was So Unfair, If I Were Trump I Wouldn’t Do Any More Debates: [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: One of Donald Trump’s closest advisers has said he would pull out of the next debate if he were running for president. “If I were Donald Trump I wouldn’t participate in another debate unless I was promised that a journalist would act like a journalist and not an incorrect, ignorant fact checker,” Rudy Giuliani said after Monday’s ...

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Trump: They Gave Me A Defective Microphone [VIDEO]

Nobody, of course, heard any microphone problem. The Hill reports: Donald Trump raised the possibility he was purposely given a defective microphone during Monday night’s presidential debate. When asked about moderator Lester Holt’s performance, Trump said he did “fine.” But then the candidate said debate organizers “gave me a defective mic.” “Did you notice that?” he asked a reporter. “My ...

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LIVE VIDEO II: First Presidential Debate

Since Disqus sometimes seems to have issues when the comments count gets into the thousands, here’s a second thread with live-streams for the debate embedded below. Join us if you’re not already hammered. But also join us if you totally are. As everybody predicted, so far Donald Trump has melted down multiple times when faced with his many, many lies. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate begins at 9PM at Hofstra University on Long Island, where, as you can see, they’ve managed to misspell Hillary’s name on the tickets. Embedded below are several live-streams of the coverage, which has been underway all day. Fix yourself a jumbo cocktail and join us. Our special coverage of the presidential #debates will be streamed LIVE ...

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FLORIDA: “Abolitionists” Launch 2018 Ballot Initiative Calling For Executing Women Who Have Abortions

And their doctors, too. From the press release issued today by Christian Newswire: The political committee Abolish Abortion Florida (AAFL) has launched a ballot initiative to amend the state’s constitution to punish abortion as capital murder. Under the proposed amendment, anyone who performs or procures an abortion would be charged with first degree, pre-meditated murder. “Abortion” would include any abortifacient ...

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Harry Reid Calls Out “Racist” Trump On Senate Floor

Politico reports: Donald Trump is a racist, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said on the Senate floor Monday afternoon, and the media has been negligent by refusing to label him as such. “Virtually every time Donald Trump says or does something discriminatory — and that’s often — the media relies upon a catalog of buzzwords to describe his actions,” Reid ...

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A Double Dose Of Assholery From Rep. Steve King

Teabagger US House Rep. Steve King, whose relentless loonery (see below) is just a half-step behind Louis Gohmert, began the day by mocking the health of Hillary Clinton, just as White Jesus would want. Also getting attention today is King wishing luck to Frauke Petry, the chairwoman for Germany’s far-right and virulently anti-LGBT Alternative für Deutschland party, which currently holds ...

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Houston Cops: Mass Shooter Wore Nazi Uniform

Houston’s NBC affiliate reports: The gunman who carried out Monday morning’s shooting that wounded nine people was wearing what appeared to be Nazi paraphernalia, two law enforcement sources told Channel 2 Investigates’ Robert Arnold. The shooting was reported just after 6 a.m. near a shopping center on the northwest corner of Weslayan and Bissonnet streets. Interim Houston Police Chief Martha ...

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TRAILER: King Cobra

Vulture recaps: Like a nightclub touted by Saturday Night Live’s Stefon, the new film King Cobra offers up a plethora of wild, unexpected delights. This Justin Kelly–directed movie has everything, including James Franco and Christian Slater as rival gay-porn moguls warring over the employment of Brent Corrigan (Garrett Clayton), the industry’s most promising new bottom. It also boasts Pretty Little ...

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Duggar Family: God’s Love Has Totally Redeemed Josh From All That Incest, Molestation, Porn, and Adultery

According to a Facebook message posted this afternoon by the Duggar Family, Josh Duggar is once again living the traditional one-man one-woman marriage that God Intended™ now that White Jesus has forgiven him for all those non-Jesus-y transgressions that cost him his gig as a hate group leader and cost the family millions of dollars of reality show dough. Whether ...

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Trump Buys “Crooked Hillary” Snapchat Filter

The Hill reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign has deployed a filter on Snapchat blasting Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead of their Monday night debate. The filter, which surrounds the user’s image with fireworks graphics, adds text reading “Debate Day” and “Donald J. Trump vs. Crooked Hillary,” along with Trump’s “Make America Great Again” tagline. The Independent Journal Review, a ...

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