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Late last night and this morning, I was working on a piece about why I didn’t vote for Hillary. (Jason has a great piece on why he voted for Bernie. You should read it.) So I got my post done and then I found this new editorial by Shaun King, If voting for Hillary Clinton means voting against my core beliefs, I’m not sure I can do it.
Okay, maybe a bit of an exaggeration. Remember with Kasich was consider the normal one? Kasich recently said, “How did I get elected [to the legislature]? I didn’t have anybody for me. We just got an army of people, who, and many women, who left their kitchens to go out and go door to door […]
Max Frankel, a former editorial page editor, wrote a wonderful piece about Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the New York Times publisher who recently passed away. The article talks how Sulzberger “never ordered an article to be printed or deleted from the news columns of his paper.” One of the most interesting tidbits in the article was […]
Fox News out did itself yesterday and not in a good way.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans watched a man shoot himself in the head live on television on Friday as Fox News broadcast the final moments of a car chase in Arizona.
The cable news channel was playing live footage of the pursuit when the suspect leapt out of his car and began running away down a dirt track.
As producers and viewers watched, the man staggered away from his vehicle, ran a short distance into the grass and then produced a gun.
Shephard Smith, Fox News’s afternoon anchor, was providing a running commentary as the suspect lurched away from the vehicle and viewers could hear his producers gasping in horror as the man shot himself.
Mr Smith shouted “get off it, get off it” as it became clear the man intended to kill himself but the station did not cut away in time and broadcast the suspect crumpling to the ground.
With the Republican base already shrinking, you know as the United States starts turning different shades of brown, there is more bad news for the GOP.
For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the country’s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990.
State Representative John Atkins (Asshat-Millsboro), never one to shy away from controversy, is at it again. This time his stupidity endangered the life of his son. In what can only be described as black-out of responsibility, Atkins took his son on a four-hour tour of a prison where they spent most of their time in the inmate booking and receiving area.
Mitt Romney has had another self-inflicted, tough week/ So as Romney’s campaign begins it’s Goodbye Tour, we’re looking for titles for the upcoming HBO movie about the plummeting 2012 Romney Campaign. We will take the best titles from the comments and vote on them next week.