2016 Election

Cruz Slams Carson On Muslim President

Ted Cruz would like to institute his own version of Christian Sharia, so it’s not surprising that he would denounce Ben Carson for saying that a president shouldn’t intertwine his religious views with his public life. Via the Huffington Post: It’s not every day that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) publicly breaks with one of his fellow Republican rivals for the ...

Read More »

Ben Carson: Muslims Unfit To Be President

Ben Carson, who brings up Jesus every other minute, says we should never have a Muslim president because “their religion is very much a part of your public life.” Gosh, that’s not hypocritical. The Hill reports: Carson ignited a media firestorm in a Sunday morning interview with Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press,” in which he said he “would not ...

Read More »

Fiorina Surges In New CNN Poll [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Carly Fiorina shot into second place in the Republican presidential field on the heels of another strong debate performance, and Donald Trump has lost some support, a new national CNN/ORC poll shows. The survey, conducted in the three days after 23 million people tuned in to Wednesday night’s GOP debate on CNN, shows that Trump is still the ...

Read More »

Trump To Fundies: I’m One Of You [VIDEO]

Waving his family bible, yesterday Donald Trump took the stage to tell attendees at an Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition event that he is definitely one of them.  The crowd ate it up, despite the growing distrust of Trump’s frequently proclaimed deep faith by some prominent evangelicals.  Trump followed up his entrance with a rambling rant about the continuing controversy ...

Read More »

Fiorina Leads Trump In New Poll

The far-right Town Hall reports: Donald Trump will certainly want to take a closer ‘look at that face’ now that Carly Fiorina has surpassed him in a new New Hampshire poll. In a Voter Gravity survey conducted the day after Wednesday night’s second presidential GOP debate, Fiorina comes out on top: In Voter Gravity’s latest presidential flash poll through touchtone ...

Read More »

Trump Responds To Obama-Muslim Flap

Yesterday Donald Trump flaked on the Heritage Foundation’s GOP candidate symposium in South Carolina, where he would likely have earned applause for not challenging a supporter who earned national headlines by declaring that Obama is a Muslim foreigner. This morning Trump defended himself on Twitter by claiming that HE is the victim. Because of course.

Read More »

Bernie Sanders: Call Me A Progressive [VIDEO]

During Bernie Sanders’ appearance on the Late Show, last night Stephen Colbert said, “You are a liberal and you are a socialist, and people call you a liberal and a socialist. Why will you not accept those two terms as the insults they are meant to be?” Sanders: “I prefer the term ‘progressive’.”

Read More »

Crazy Lady Talks Trump On CNN [VIDEO]

CNN’s interview with Women For Trump co-founder Paula Johnson took a ride on the crazy train this afternoon in what Mediaite calls “television magic.”  They write: Neither host Ashleigh Banfield nor Johnson’s fellow guest Dean Obeidallah were able to contain the magnificence that was this former alderman and state representative’s tenacious personality. The subject was Donald Trump‘s Thursday night rally, ...

Read More »

Trump Snubs Heritage Foundation Event

All of the GOP presidential field will be bowing and scraping before the talibangelicals of the Heritage Foundation today. All of them EXCEPT Donald Trump, who just canceled his appearance for “business reasons.” As I’ve reported multiple times in recent weeks, fundamentalists are becoming much more open in their opposition to Trump, who repeatedly lobs platitudes about the bible being ...

Read More »

Taiwanese Animators Take On GOP Debate

Clip recap: CNN hosted the second Republican party presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Library on Wednesday night. While the first GOP debate on FOX had Donald Trump coming out on top, this second round of debates was pretty unspectacular. It was clear from the start, CNN loves Trump. Carly ‘the interrupter’ Fiorina dodged CNN’s first question while Trump dodged ...

Read More »

Donald Trump Promises To “Look Into” Claims That President Obama Is A Foreign-Born Muslim [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday declined to address a claim by a supporter at a campaign rally that President Obama is a Muslim who was born abroad. Speaking at campaign rally in New Hampshire, Trump fielded questions from the crowd, and the first person he called on stood and declared: “We have a problem in ...

Read More »

Matt Baume On Kim Davis At GOP Debates [VIDEO]

“Naturally, Kim Davis came up at the second GOP debate, but the candidates’ sound bites were fumbling, contradictory, and just outright gibberish. Here’s what a few of the presidential hopefuls had to say about LGBTs, and how they got it wrong.”

Read More »

#NotNancyReagan

So that happened shortly before the debate began. After a tweetstorm of mocking, Wolf Blitzer said, “By the way, we want to apologize to our viewers. We thought we saw Nancy Reagan here in the hall. We are now told that was not Nancy Reagan. We’re going to find out what exactly happened, but that’s an apology from all of ...

Read More »

Fake Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

NBC recaps last night’s skit: Hillary Clinton stopped by NBC’s “Tonight Show” on Wednesday where she was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon twice — once as Donald Trump, and once as himself. In what has become a trademark, Fallon donned the Donald’s signature hairdo and “called” Clinton at home to discuss women, immigration and Bernie Sanders. Fake Trump opened with, “I ...

Read More »

Drudge Poll: Trump Won The Debate

Most on the right and the left seem to believe that Carly Fiorina won last night’s main debate, but not the respondents to Matt Drudge’s poll, who unsurprisingly chose Trump over Fiorina by a more than 2-1 margin. Fiorina only made the main debate stage due to a controversial late rule change made by CNN.

Read More »

Huckabee Vs Bush On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

It was no surprise that Mike Huckabee got last night’s Kim Davis question during the main GOP debate. But really, giving that question to the looniest anti-gay nutjob on the stage (close runner-up: Ted Cruz) is the best thing we could have hoped for.

Read More »

Maybe Someone Should Make A List

Even Ann Coulter’s supporters dropped their jaws last night when she unleashed these tweets.

Read More »

OPEN THREAD: GOP Debate Main Event

There was quite a lot of Kim Davis and Obergefell talk at the kids table debate and we can expect the same during the Donald Trump Show. Watch along with us and give us your best gay bitchitude. You can watch the debate on CNN’s live stream if you’re one of those cable-cutter people.

Read More »

OPEN THREAD: GOP Kids Table Debate

The undercard GOP debate begins on CNN at 6PM ET. Watch along with us and join the traditional JMG homo-snark fest. Unlike Fox News did last time, CNN is live-streaming the debate on its website and no cable provider login is required.

Read More »

Christian Network Asks Trump About His Favorite Bible Verse So He Just Makes One Up [VIDEO]

The Christian network CBN today published a video interview with Donald Trump in which the narrator mentions Trump’s now-infamous refusal to cite any verse from his alleged favorite book. Then there’s a cut to Trump saying this: “There’s so many things that you can learn from it. Proverbs, the chapter ‘never bend to envy.’ I’ve had that thing all of ...

Read More »