Category Archives: Current Events

Playing the Donald Trump Game

I noticed a phenomenon during this election. Vulnerable, marginalized people supporting Donald Trump—or at least claiming publicly to support Donald Trump. Continue reading

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What Are the Odds of Donald Trump Serving All Four Years of His Term?

Calculating the odds of political survival of the unfittest. Continue reading

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Trump’s Cabinet Picks are Contestants on New Season of The Apprentice

Reality TV has merged with realpolitik. Continue reading

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Can We Pay Donald Trump to Step Down?

Would Donald Trump accept the largest golden parachute of all time to step down? Continue reading

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President Rapist: Women Under Trump

Never has a photograph of two women having tea been so terrifying. Continue reading

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Help Us, Barack Obama. You’re Our Only Hope.

In which President Obama has the “I’ve had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane” moment we’ve been waiting for for eight years, and gives the speech we all want to hear. Continue reading

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A Series of Tweets from #LiberalElites

We say they’re racists, they call us liberal elites. Craig Baldo examines, in a series of tweets. Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Donald Trump: An Action Plan

THE ASCENSION of Donald Trump to the presidency could have devastating effects: on the economy, on civil rights, on the environment, on foreign relations, on—and this is not hyperbole, given his blase attitude towards nuclear missiles—life as we know it. We … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows the Fight is Fixed, Everybody Knows the Vote was Rigged

“THE ELECTION IS RIGGED,” Donald Trump kept saying, in the last days of his campaign, when every poll on earth showed him losing to Hillary Clinton by a comfortable margin. The President-Elect [sic] has elevating lying to an art form, … Continue reading

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DIE CAPITALISMOS DIE

“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe”                                                         … Continue reading

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From Russia with Trump

The Trump/Putin relationship is not a bromance, but a national security issue. Continue reading

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An Interview with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

“Immigration is opportunity,” says the Mayor of Tucson, Arizona. Continue reading

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