2016 Election

Stephen Colbert Goes Off On Donald Trump: He’s Just Gonna Wipe His Fat Ass On The Constitution [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps:  Stephen Colbert gave his take on the last Presidential debate during an extended live monologue on The Late Show on Wednesday. He rebuked Donald Trump for refusing to say whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. “Democracy’s gonna end with a cliffhanger,” Colbert joked. “I guess we’re all gonna have to wait until November ...

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Mike Pence On Trump’s Rejection Of Democracy: If The Vote Is Fair, I’m Confident That We’ll Accept It [VIDEO]

Today reports: After Donald Trump suggested he might not accept the results of next month’s election if he loses, his running mate tried to give assurances that the campaign would concede if they felt the outcome is “fair.” “We’re going to continue to call on people all across this country to respectfully participate in the electoral process to ensure that ...

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Hillary Wins Breitbart Debate Poll

At this writing Hillary Clinton remains in the lead in Breitbart‘s debate poll, much to the anguish of the site’s readers, most of whom are screaming “rigged!” There’s little doubt that Breitbart was targeted by trolls using the same tactics and bots that Trump supporters have used to freep previous polls on mainstream media sites. Meanwhile Hillary actually did win ...

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Politico: Was Trump TV Launched Last Night?

Via Politico: After Wednesday night’s third and final presidential debate, on cable and network television, Trump surrogates rushed to spin Trump’s assertion that he would not accept the results of the November election, and some cable television post-debate panels descended into screaming matches. But on Donald Trump’s Facebook page, which had already livestreamed a pre-debate show, followed by the debate ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Will Accept The Results Of The Election Because He’ll WIN The Election [VIDEO]

When CNN’s Dana Bash asked Kellyanne Conway about Trump having just contradicted everything she’s been saying all week, she literally responded, “I’m not disappointed in a thing. Donald Trump will accept the results of the election because he’s going to WIN the election.” Conway then blathered about Al Gore for a minute before walking off mid-interview. Watch below. Trump campaign ...

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Donald Trump Refuses To Say If He’ll Accept The Results Of The Election: I Will Keep You In Suspense [VIDEO]

This will be the headline around the world in the morning. Via the Washington Post: Donald Trump declined to say during Wednesday night’s debate whether he would accept the results of the presidential election if he lost. “I will tell you at the time,” Trump told the moderator, Fox News’ Chris Wallace, after Wallace asked whether Trump would follow the ...

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LIVE VIDEO II: The Final Presidential Debate

This is the second open thread for the final president debate and the last of our 47 debate posts for 2016. Embedded below are the official live-streams from PBS, NBC, and Twitter as well as a bootleg feed of CNN’s coverage. If you’re not already hammered, join us. And join us if you are, too. Tonight: the final US presidential ...

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LIVE VIDEO: The Final Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate begins in Las Vegas at 9PM Eastern with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace moderating. Immigration is expected to be one of the main issues discussed tonight and we can expect Wikileaks and Trump’s sexual assault accusers to get lots of airtime. Embedded below are the official live-streams from PBS, NBC, and Twitter as well ...

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Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti: Ivanka Once Told Me She’d Never Seen A “Mulatto Cock” But She’d Like To

Move over pussygate, here comes cockgate. Buzzfeed reports: Ivanka Trump once told a gathering of friends and acquaintances she had never seen “a mulatto cock,” BuzzFeed chief executive Jonah Peretti alleged Wednesday. “Surprised Ivanka would be shocked by lewd language,” Peretti tweeted. I met her once & she casually said: ‘I’ve never seen a mulatto cock, but I’d like to.” ...

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LONDON: Comedian Trolls Julian Assange [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: After the Ecuador Embassy in London cut off Julian Assange‘s access to the Internet, one man took it upon himself to keep the Wikileaks founder up to speed. Comedian Bobby Mair showed up outside the embassy Wednesday armed with a bullhorn and adorned with a sign announcing himself as “Julian Assange’s Personal Internet Service.” “What I’ve done is ...

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Le Tigre – I’m With Her [VIDEO]

Spin Magazine reports: The Hillary Clinton campaign is now also notable for the reunion of Le Tigre. Because nothing is more punk than political endorsement, the trio has returned with “I’m With Her,” a pro-Clinton dance number that’s also their first new single in a decade. The four-minute jam features lyrics like, “She’s with us / We won’t stop” and ...

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MIAMI-DADE: Hillary +30 In Florida’s Biggest County

Definitely the most encouraging Florida poll so far. The Miami Herald reports: Hillary Clinton needs Florida’s largest county to deliver big for her come Election Day — and Miami-Dade seems poised to do so. Clinton wallops Trump by 30 percentage points, according to a new WLRN-Univision 23 poll released Tuesday that shows her ahead by 58-28 percent. That margin is ...

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Conway: We Invited Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother To The Debate Because We Support Inclusiveness [VIDEO]

And definitely NOT to promote birtherism. Via Politico: Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said the Manhattan billionaire invited President Barack Obama’s half-brother, a Trump supporter, to the third presidential debate because the Trump campaign is “very inclusive.” “He wanted to come and we’re happy to give him a ticket,” Conway said of Malik Obama on MSNBC Wednesday hours before ...

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SHOCKER: Hillary +5 In New Arizona Poll

CNN reports: A new poll shows Democrat Hillary Clinton with a lead in the traditional Republican stronghold of Arizona, yet another sign of Donald Trump’s shrinking path to the nomination. The survey, released jointly by the Arizona Republic, Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy and Cronkite News, showed Clinton with the support of 43% of the state’s likely ...

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GREEN PARTY: Jill Stein Is Furious With John Oliver’s “Hypocritical” Attack On Her Student Debt Plan

Via press release from the Green Party: We were pleasantly surprised when John Oliver’s research team reached out to us regarding several statements that have been frequently taken out of context to ask if we felt they were missing any context, which we promptly provided. It was beyond disappointing to see that our responses were completely ignored. The same tired, ...

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REPORT: Per Request Of Clinton Campaign, Bill And Melania Will Not Cross Paths At Tonight’s Final Debate

The New York Times reports: The Clinton side is not taking any chances at the final presidential debate, on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, and has apparently gained approval of a different protocol for the entry of the candidates’ spouses and families into the debate hall. The new arrangement calls for the candidates’ spouses to enter the hall closer to ...

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GOP Strategist Steve Schmidt Sees Potential Landslide: Hillary Is Trending Over 400 Electoral Votes [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Republican strategist Steve Schmidt sees a landslide victory for Hillary Clinton and possible Democratic majorities in both the U.S. Senate and House. Schmidt told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday morning that Clinton was currently “trending over 400” electoral votes, based on recent polling, and he said Republicans are freaking out over the real possibility of losing their ...

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Hillary +9 In New Bloomberg National Poll

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump would need to stage a historic comeback to win the White House in 20 days as key slices of the electorate drift away from his candidacy, according to the latest Bloomberg Politics national poll. Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Trump by 9 percentage points in the survey of likely voters, taken after a leaked video prompted a ...

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CZECH REPUBLIC: Russian Hacker Wanted For US Attacks Arrested In Joint Operation With FBI

Wikileaks connection? Reuters reports: Czech police have detained a Russian man wanted in connection with hacking attacks on targets in the United States, the police said, without giving further details. The arrest was carried out in cooperation with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Czech police said on their website on Tuesday evening. Interpol had issued a so-called Red Notice ...

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Marco Rubio On Wikileaks: I Refuse To Discuss This Attempt By Foreigners To Interfere With The Election

A little payback for “Little Marco.” ABC News reports: Sen. Marco Rubio tells ABC News Republicans are making a mistake by jumping on allegedly hacked emails released by Wikileaks to criticize Hillary Clinton. In fact, he says he won’t talk about the hacked emails at all. “As our intelligence agencies have said, these leaks are an effort by a foreign ...

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