Cockburn

Kyle Rittenhouse takes on his QAnon lawyers

24 November 2021 5:19 pm

Much of Tucker Carlson’s exclusive interview with Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager found not guilty in a high-profile homicide trial last…

All hail President Kamala!

22 November 2021 4:22 pm

A new poll was released this week showing 50 percent of Americans don’t think President Biden is in good health.…

Kamala Harris, unprotected

16 November 2021 4:12 pm

Are you a sexist and a racist? For her supporters, that’s the only possible explanation for why Vice President Kamala…

Cheers to drunk politicians

14 November 2021 12:30 pm

Cockburn has always been suspicious of politicians who don’t drink. The track record there isn’t very good: Hitler, Biden, Trump,…

The non-scandal of Glenn Youngkin’s ‘Oriental’ prom night

14 November 2021 12:03 pm

Welcome to the grubby world of politics, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin. A breathless report on the Democrat blog Blue Virginia on…

No sex, please, we’re national conservatives

8 November 2021 1:03 pm

Orlando, Florida   Cockburn just got back from the second annual National Conservatism Conference in Orlando, Florida. The ballroom of…

Maryland gubernatorial candidates push child vax mandates

5 November 2021 1:43 pm

There were plenty of lessons for Democrats to learn from the shock victory of Republican Glenn Youngkin in Tuesday night’s…

I’m with Durr: trucker who spent $153 on campaign could be new NJ Senate president

4 November 2021 2:29 pm

Think of a newcomer who delivered a shock upset against an establishment insider and triggered a political earthquake. No, not…

The worst boogier inside the Beltway

29 October 2021 12:39 pm

Cockburn’s rug-cutting days are behind him. An unfortunate misunderstanding with the wife of an Ecuadorian chargé d’affairs during a Georgetown…

Biden’s fright night in Virginia

27 October 2021 2:07 pm

Cockburn lost a game of darts with Amber Athey at the weekend, so he got the distinct pleasure of trekking…

Don’t worry: colleges are still insufferably woke post-COVID

21 October 2021 4:14 pm

Given the recent spate of “fuck Joe Biden” chants at college football games, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a…

Biological man scores historic first for women

20 October 2021 4:19 pm

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that Rachel Levine, the assistant secretary of health, will be sworn in as a four-star…

Let’s Go Brandon takes the charts by storm

20 October 2021 1:41 pm

It won’t surprise you to learn that Cockburn does not, generally speaking, listen to hip-hop. But he has been forced to…

British oddsmakers: Trump favorite to win in 2024

16 October 2021 11:44 am

They say betting markets are more reliable indicators of election outcomes than the pundits and even the polls. But the…

The Washingtonian’s dreary, woke ‘best of’ list

10 October 2021 2:21 am

Cockburn was waiting to get his beard trimmed at the barber recently and found himself flicking through the latest issue…

One of Washington’s best bars returns

6 October 2021 2:12 pm

Cockburn has rarely met a pub he didn’t like, though plenty of pubs haven’t taken a liking to Cockburn. Fortunately,…

Who’s afraid of the Florever Purge?

3 October 2021 8:35 am

October is upon us, which means it’s horror movie season. And a new release promises ‘a dark dystopian story’ that depicts ‘terrifyingly evil’ behavior.…

OkCupid’s pro-choice badge is corporate vice-signaling

27 September 2021 7:52 am

Cockburn was intrigued to learn that OkCupid, the dating app service, now offers a ‘pro-choice’ badge for its users’ profiles.…

Are any of the Hunter Biden emails fake?

25 September 2021 3:52 pm

Oh, those Hunter Biden emails? At least some of them are real, according to a new book. Politico staffers casually smuggled…

Harry and Meghan, maskless in Manhattan

24 September 2021 3:07 pm

Aspiring hermits Prince Harry and Meghan Markle retreated to the notably reclusive borough of Manhattan today to visit the One…

Apocalypse, please: Climate Night looms

23 September 2021 1:13 pm

Does humanity deserve a prolonged existence on Earth? Cockburn begs the question after learning that tonight is Climate Night on…

Trudeau in blackface row (again)

21 September 2021 6:38 am

Justin Trudeau’s snap election has just gone from bad to worse. The incumbent Canadian prime minister decided last month to…

California recall candidate Larry Elder gets egged

10 September 2021 12:23 pm

Absent from most headlines on Wednesday was the egging of California recall candidate Larry Elder during a trip to the…

Can China save us from Prince Harry?

5 September 2021 9:17 am

Cockburn is a traditional sort. He is favorably disposed toward anything that has existed for a long time, even things…

The grim rise of antivax death porn

1 September 2021 3:53 pm

America is a porned-out society. Half of young men and a fifth of young women admit to viewing porn in…