Post Tagged with: "2016 presidential campaign"

Donald Trump Can Win the White House. And He’s Crazy.

Donald Trump Can Win the White House. And He’s Crazy.

Skewed News — It’s time to face the truth: Donald Trump could be our next president. It’s also time to recognize that he is dangerous. First, the likelihood of him being elected. For many months the professional pundit class (the same guys who told us U.S. troops would be greeted as liberators) has assured us that the Trump surge couldn’t […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 1 comment · Editorial, Politics, Well,That Happened
Hey Democrats: It’s OK to be Apathetic. Hillary Has Already Won

Hey Democrats: It’s OK to be Apathetic. Hillary Has Already Won

Skewed News —  It’s over. Hillary has won the Democratic nomination for president. Before a single Iowa caucusgoer or New Hampshire voter or any American voter all weighed in, she has it all wrapped up. It doesn’t matter how many Democrats “feel the Bern” — despite the tens of thousands of young people filling sports arenas all over the country […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 7 comments · Editorial, Politics
Hillary Clinton Came Off as Presidential, Unrepentant and Cheap at Last Night’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Hillary Clinton Came Off as Presidential, Unrepentant and Cheap at Last Night’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Skewed News — Yesterday I tweeted that last night’s Democratic debate — inexplicably held on a Saturday when few Americans could be expected to watch it — would be a “do or die” moment for Bernie Sanders. Bernie did. But he couldn’t have done it without a major assist by former Maryland Martin O’Malley, aka That Other Guy. Bernie, who […]

by · November 15, 2015 · 2 comments · Economy, Media, Politics, War
What Is Socialism? Neither Grim Hellhole nor Rainbow Utopia

What Is Socialism? Neither Grim Hellhole nor Rainbow Utopia

Skewed News — There are many contending claims of what socialism is. Let’s take a whirlwind tour: There’s the Cold War propaganda version that paints it as gray block housing, billowing smokestacks and soot-smeared faces, ragged (gray) clothes, and an autocrat wielding a sharp-toothed Secret Police that comes for anyone who complains and shoots them in a basement. And it’s […]

by · November 10, 2015 · 3 comments · Cartoons, Economy, Editorial, Politics
Jeb Bush says he'd murder Hitler as a baby.

Jeb Bush, Nazi Killer

Jeb Bush says he’d murder Hitler as a baby. For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.

by · November 9, 2015 · 1 comment · Cartoons, Politics, Well,That Happened
Inspired by Ben Carson, It’s Hitler in Hell

Inspired by Ben Carson, It’s Hitler in Hell

Dr. Ben Carson’s even, calm, tone has convinced his supporters that he’s a reasonable person, but his politics are anything but.   For Skewed News, I’m Ted Rall.

by · November 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Cartoons, Media, Politics
Keep Calm And Vote for the Idiot Brain Surgeon: Behind the Inexplicable Appeal of Ben Carson

Keep Calm And Vote for the Idiot Brain Surgeon: Behind the Inexplicable Appeal of Ben Carson

Skewed News — As a leftist, it makes me feel exceedingly uncomfortable to call the only major black presidential candidate stupid. It’s especially strange to be so certain that he’s a dumbass, given that he’s a brain surgeon. But there it is. It’s true, and it needs to be said. Ben Carson is stupid. For the media, it’s the gaffes. […]

by · October 26, 2015 · 3 comments · Editorial, Politics
Corrupted by Obama, Joe Biden Drops Out Before Running

Corrupted by Obama, Joe Biden Drops Out Before Running

Skewed News — Biden isn’t running. Good. Not that he couldn’t have made a good president. The vice president certainly would have been better than Obama, on every front: more legislative experience, a big vision for policy, a natural, undeniable warmth, a love of people you just don’t see in Obama (nicknamed Spock by New York Times columnist-snarkmaster Maureen Dowd). […]

by · October 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Politics
Democratic Debate Postmortem: Hillary Attacks, Bernie Surprised

Democratic Debate Postmortem: Hillary Attacks, Bernie Surprised

Skewed News — She came to destroy Bernie. Hillary Clinton’s polls have been sliding for months — ground she has lost mostly to the Vermont Senator’s populist attacks on “the billionaire class” he points out has scooped up most of the income resulting from productivity gains over the last 40 years. At last night’s first Democratic presidential debate, it quickly […]

by · October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
What to Watch for in Tonight’s First Democratic Presidential Debate

What to Watch for in Tonight’s First Democratic Presidential Debate

Skewed News — What happens in Vegas tonight will certainly not stay in Vegas — the first face-to-face meeting of Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley will set the tone for the rest of the campaign, and possibly change politics for years to come. Here’s what you need to know, and look for. It’s Hillary’s to […]

by · October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Media, Politics