Post Tagged with: "2016 presidential campaign"

Ben Carson Defends the Right to Bear Stupid Words about Guns, Jews and Nazis

Ben Carson Defends the Right to Bear Stupid Words about Guns, Jews and Nazis

Skewed News — Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon running second in the Republican race for the presidency behind Donald Trump, says so many weirdly stupid things that one must draw two conclusions: The gaffe is dead. Voters have become so cynical and/or stupid that it is no longer possible any one thing a candidate says to torpedo his or her chances […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics, Well,That Happened
Hillary Was Against TPP Trade Agreement Before She Was (Just Now) Against It

Hillary Was Against TPP Trade Agreement Before She Was (Just Now) Against It

Skewed News — “Looking forward, it seems far better to co-opt the spirit of Bernie’s message than to attack him,” David Axelrod, Obama’s old political strategist, counseled Hillary Clinton recently. “Better to be a champion for fairness and opportunity, and tackle the issue of how to raise wages in a country where they have effectively flatlined for decades, than to […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Economy, Politics
A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The Reaper has the ability to carry both precision-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Exclusive: Bernie Sanders Would Continue Drone Killings

Skewed News —  If elected president, Bernie Sanders would use drones to assassinate people overseas, albeit on a reduced scale. The issue of targeted assassinations came up during my interview with the presidential contender, whose surging poll numbers pose an increasing threat to Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. “I think I would limit [President Obama’s […]

by · October 3, 2015 · 1 comment · Politics, War
Advice for Donald Trump: Keep Being Your Own Mean Insane Funny Self

Advice for Donald Trump: Keep Being Your Own Mean Insane Funny Self

Skewed News — “I don’t worry about anything,” Donald Trump told a reporter en route to the second Republican debate. If only that were true. Americans don’t analyze political platform planks. They don’t study position papers. Voters in the world’s most influential democracy pick candidates for high office the same way they sort through the choices consumers face: based on […]

by · September 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
Carly Fiorina’s Surge Was Engineered by the Media

Carly Fiorina’s Surge Was Engineered by the Media

Skewed News — Carly Fiorina, leading some surveys in the Republican presidential race and a clear second in the polls, owes her improved fortunes less to her competent debate performance (never mind her brazen lies) than media manipulation.             Jump into the Way Back When Machine to late August. Remember how the pundit class kept shouting that she deserved a […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Media, Politics
In a Noble, Laudable Move That Benefits Everyone Everywhere, Scott Walker Drops Out of Race

In a Noble, Laudable Move That Benefits Everyone Everywhere, Scott Walker Drops Out of Race

Skewed News —  In a noble move marked by patriotism and self-sacrifice in service to the American people, Scott Walker is dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign. Walker, the right-wing Republican who drew national attention by targeting unions representing state workers and surviving a recall campaign mounted by outraged supporters of labor, appears to have undergone a radical political […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
Carly Fiorina’s Sleazy, Revealing Lie About Her Dead “Daughter”

Carly Fiorina’s Sleazy, Revealing Lie About Her Dead “Daughter”

Skewed News — David Brooks, the New York Times columnist and Ur of conventional wisdom in corporate media, says Carly Fiorina came out of Wednesday’s gruelingly long Republican presidential debate as “the most impressive candidate,” though “her spotty record at Hewlett-Packard” makes her a better prospect for vice president. The standout moment in Fiorina’s performance was the revelation that she’d […]

by · September 19, 2015 · 16 comments · Editorial, Politics
David Brooks Says You Should Vote for Joe Biden Because His Son Died

David Brooks Says You Should Vote for Joe Biden Because His Son Died

Skewed News — One month ago, influential New York Times opinion columnist David Brooks said Vice President Joe Biden shouldn’t run for president. After watching Biden talk to Stephen Colbert about the recent death of his son Beau, however, he thinks America should give him a shot at his own personal set of launch codes. The way Biden talked about […]

by · September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorial, Politics
Why are Donald Trump's poll numbers constantly increasing? Because he has streamlined the electoral process.

The Trump Factor

Why are Donald Trump’s poll numbers constantly increasing? Because he has streamlined the electoral process.

by · September 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Cartoons, Politics
The U.S. Presidential Election 2016: A Bunch of Clowns Stuffed into a Volkswagen

The U.S. Presidential Election 2016: A Bunch of Clowns Stuffed into a Volkswagen

The only way to get out of this social crisis is to cut the Gordian knot of capitalism, chuck it all and build a new economy on a new basis: one for the masses, by the masses, led by the working class, in our interests.

by · July 30, 2015 · 3 comments · Editorial, Politics