Cockburn

campaign

Trump campaign misses the mark with latest Biden attack

6 August 2020 7:19 am

Former vice president Joe Biden handed the Trump campaign an interview gaffe for the ages on Wednesday. When asked if…

merch

This is what $1,200 looks like in campaign merch

28 July 2020 4:29 am

Is your stimulus check on its way? New reports suggest the Republican-run Senate planning to include another $1,200 check in…

fake news

If a video is viral, who cares if it’s fake?

24 July 2020 12:05 am

After two months, the ‘mostly peaceful’ label for the riots gripping American cities is wearing a touch thin. That’s not…

hannity

Who’s right — Tucker Carlson or Sean Hannity?

23 July 2020 3:18 am

Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity have, by some distance, the most successful cable news shows in the country. In June,…

A naked protester sits in front of police

LA Times thirsts after ‘Naked Athena’

21 July 2020 10:58 pm

‘She emerged as an apparition from clouds of tear gas’, writes Richard Read; ‘[a] woman wearing nothing but a black…

school

In Los Angeles, school’s out…forever?

16 July 2020 9:15 am

Americans have mixed feelings about opening schools this fall. Some — like the Trump administration’s Department of Education — want…

patriotism

Meghan Markle puts on her big girl pants

15 July 2020 7:18 am

Meghan Markle was the keynote speaker for the virtual Girl Up Leadership Summit on Tuesday. In her first major speaking…

Running against AOC

15 July 2020 1:52 am

‘Orange Man Bad’ is a fairly predominant ideological maxim of today’s American left. Many Republicans are invoking its right-wing counterpart…

President Trump grants clemency to Roger Stone

11 July 2020 6:18 pm

Well, he finally did it. After months of anticipation, President Donald Trump has signed ‘an Executive Grant of Clemency commuting…

Ann Coulter

When Ann Coulter met Jeffrey Epstein…

9 July 2020 6:35 am

In an interview last week with Breitbart News Tonight, Ann Coulter revealed a curious episode from her past in which…

Debra Messing

Biden’s half-baked celebrity world

7 July 2020 4:18 am

Remember how all those celebrity endorsements worked out for Hillary Clinton in 2016? In the end, it seems, even a…

Steve Bannon

Is Bannon back?

30 June 2020 5:44 am

Has the Trump campaign finally grown desperate enough to bring back Steve Bannon? The double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic…

joy reid homophobia

The Pride of Joy Reid

26 June 2020 7:21 am

Why isn’t MSNBC proud? The progressive cable network have been scratching their heads over who should fill the 7 p.m.…

Adrienne Elrod (right)

Meet Adrienne Elrod, Biden’s new bodyguard

25 June 2020 4:25 am

Meet Adrienne Elrod, Joe Biden’s director of surrogate strategy and operations. She was hired in June and previously served as…

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

NASCAR gets its own Jussie Smollett

25 June 2020 2:39 am

NASCAR fans breathed a collective sigh of relief two weeks ago when the sport singlehandedly stopped racism dead in its…

second wave

The full story of the ‘second wave’

19 June 2020 4:35 am

Has the second wave of COVID-19 arrived? Or is it time to fully reopen the country? It depends where you…

joe biden strom thurmond

Remember when Joe Biden gave a eulogy for Strom Thurmond?

9 June 2020 8:59 pm

Biden did not attend the private funeral and burial of George Floyd today. Instead, Biden recorded a video to be…

black

Which black lives matter?

4 June 2020 8:54 am

There is practically universal agreement that George Floyd was unjustly killed by police officer Derek Chauvin and that his life…

Twitter Flags Two Of President's Trump Tweets

Twitter’s fact-check reignites calls for big tech regulation

3 June 2020 11:38 pm

Twitter began ‘fact-checking’ President Trump’s tweets for the first time last week, raising questions about the role that social media…

disinfectant

Did any Americans actually inject disinfectant after Trump suggested it?

29 May 2020 8:17 am

There’s been no shortage of outrage from the press during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the more notable meltdowns came…

right view

The Real White House Housewives

27 May 2020 4:27 am

Donald Trump views The View as if it were a spouse over the age of 60: with disdain. ‘Explain how…

Hunter and Joe Biden

Here comes Ukraine again

22 May 2020 8:02 pm

The news about Joe Biden from Ukraine has gone strangely unnoticed in most American media. Cockburn imagines that’s because everyone…

President Trump and Speaker Pelosi

Pelosi goes full Trump

20 May 2020 8:10 am

Speaker Nancy Pelosi skipped the sugarcoating and punched the President in the gut on Monday. Trump had announced to the…

gavin newsom california

California spreads the wealth…to illegal immigrants

20 May 2020 5:51 am

California is mastering government of the people, by the people, for…illegal aliens? Starting this week, illegal immigrants living in California…

Kayleigh McEnany is winning the 2020 election

16 May 2020 11:46 pm

Well, isn’t she lovely? Kayleigh McEnany, Trump’s new press secretary, is already winning the hearts and minds of locked-down males…