Stephen Colbert has the perfect roast for why Trump picked ‘Game of Thrones’ for propaganda

February 3, 2019

Stephen Colbert has returned from a short break, while the U.S. government has not. So, to catch up, the Late Show host spent ten glorious minutes on Monday night absolutely roasting the president’s now 17-day shutdown of the government, in which Donald Trump has demanded $5.7 billion to build his border wall. Colbert gleefully slammed Trump’s claims that former presidents told him the wall should have already been built (they…


110 things that happened in American politics in 2018

December 18, 2018

Washington( CNN) There been a great deal of things that happened this year in American politics, some of which you may have already wholly forgotten about. Here are 110 of them 😛 TAGEND 8. The Washington Post reports Trump craves members of the military procession. 9. Kim Jong Un actually holds members of the military procession, the working day before the Winter Olympics. 10. Adam Rippon v. Mike Pence .~…


How America got old, glitchy electronic voting machines

November 7, 2018

Democracy is worth the long line, we swear ! Image: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images It’s been 18 years and several thousand lifetimes since the raced Bush-Gore general elections of 2000. Yet “hanging chads” are still haunting us — but not in accordance with the rules you might think. Since countries began introducing electronic voting machines and other engineering in the voting process, digitizing various aspects of voting has been a…


Nikki Haley just pulled a George Costanza

October 12, 2018

Washington( CNN) Remember that episode of “Seinfeld” where George Costanza realizes that once he tells a successful joke, he should immediately declare win and leave the premises? The project succeeds beyond his wildest dreams as his boss detects himself ever wanting more George — to the point that he burns everyone on development projects because he conceives George can handle it all himself. Haley will have spent, roughly, two years…


Trump escalates old fights this week, starts new ones

August 10, 2018

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey( CNN) At the end of a few weeks in which President Donald Trump appeared more ready than ever to pick fights with his adversaries — both real and perceived — it was perhaps fitting to have the UFC’s welterweight champ pass through the Oval Office.