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Joe Biden’s court-packing alternatives 

23 October 2020 5:01 pm

After months of dodging questions from the press and his opponent, Joe Biden has finally announced his position on packing…

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Rudy Giuliani’s twin bombshells

22 October 2020 9:22 am

In the last 24 hours Rudy Giuliani, 76 (and a man), managed to give birth to twins. Two healthy, weighty,…

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Chris Pratt is a role model for other celebrities

22 October 2020 8:33 am

Two weeks from The Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes and nearly four years into the Trump Era, you could…

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Why ‘town halls’ are a sham

17 October 2020 9:00 pm

Of all the frauds and indignities that are foisted on the American people every presidential election cycle, the ‘town hall’…

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Trump’s enemies badly want him to survive coronavirus

3 October 2020 8:45 am

President Trump is being helicoptered to Walter Reed Hospital following his coronavirus diagnosis. The media are following the story closely…

Which drugs should Biden take? 

29 September 2020 6:04 pm

With the first presidential debate now just hours away, President Trump continues to insist that Joe Biden take a drug…

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Why is the media downplaying the Hunter Biden story?

25 September 2020 1:25 am

Remember the Ukraine impeachment drama? No? Cockburn can hardly blame you. But believe it or not, less than nine months…

Woke capital is winning the left

9 September 2020 10:35 am

Cockburn attempted to celebrate Labor Day by doing no work whatsoever, and he would have succeeded if his friends hadn’t…

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The media’s wavering burden of proof

2 September 2020 1:40 pm

President Trump spoke mildly in defense of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse on Tuesday, saying that the 17-year-old seemed to be…

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Honest Abe? Lincoln Project hit with plagiarism allegations

26 August 2020 6:46 am

The Lincoln Project may soon have to change its name to the ‘Don’t-Link-Back Project’. The anti-Trump political action committee has…

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Who really wants to delegitimize the election result?

22 August 2020 7:25 pm

On Thursday afternoon, prior to the final night of the Democratic convention, four New York Times opinion columnists gathered to…

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‘Republicans’ at the DNC

20 August 2020 7:24 pm

The Democratic Zoomvention is nearly complete. Cutting away all the pageantry typical of a party convention has done a great…

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Four moments from the cutting room floor of Monday’s DNC coverage

19 August 2020 3:39 am

Rather than the initially planned four-day knees-up in Wisconsin, the 2020 Democratic National Convention began with a two-hour virtual broadcast…

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Joe Biden’s Weak Ass Policies

18 August 2020 7:15 am

Finally, Joe Biden has submitted himself to the test of a rigorous interview. Unfortunately it wasn’t conducted by Axios’s boomerang-slinger…

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Steve Bannon’s army of lookalikes

18 August 2020 3:31 am

Stephen K. Bannon positioned himself as the godfather of a new American political movement. Now he’s cultivated the aesthetic of…

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Tom Wolf, king of distraction

15 August 2020 4:40 am

Cockburn’s old compadre, Trump campaign legal adviser Jenna Ellis, stirred up the internet mob again this week when she dared…

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Don’t hold your breath for an Ilhan Omar upset

11 August 2020 3:47 am

Ilhan Omar haters have whipped themselves into a hopeful frenzy thinking the first Somali American woman to serve in Congress…

New York vs NRA — and the silencing of dissent

9 August 2020 8:50 pm

On Thursday morning, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association. According to James,…

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Meet Gen Z GOP, a group of confused liberals

9 August 2020 4:06 am

Meet the hip new Republican youth group: ‘Gen Z GOP’. Media outlets welcomed the group with open arms. NeverTrumper Bill…

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Top Democrats contemplate civil war if Biden loses

6 August 2020 9:09 pm

The chattering caste of Washington DC has spent much of the summer obsessed with the idea that Donald Trump will…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…