Cockburn

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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…

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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…

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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…

jennifer levine

Misgendering is the real COVID crisis

16 May 2020 1:19 am

If it’s true that coronavirus is less likely to kill people with high levels of testosterone, Dr Rachel Levine —…

Elon Musk

Elon Musk slays California’s anti-business beast

15 May 2020 6:49 am

After a lengthy battle with public health officials in Alameda County, California, Elon Musk has emerged victorious. Tesla — the…

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Joe Biden’s broken record

12 May 2020 7:40 am

‘Get your words straight, Jack!’ As Joe Biden campaigns for the Oval Office, the 77-year-old frequently recounts his five decades…

Kayleigh McEnany

Kayleigh McEnany’s media jujitsu

10 May 2020 3:42 am

Kayleigh McEnany, President Trump’s new White House press secretary, has breathed new life into the briefing room and already proven…

TikTok

We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

1 May 2020 11:36 pm

With his usual haunts closed thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown, Cockburn has been clamoring for a new source of entertainment.…

Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton

Will Hillary be Biden’s VP?

29 April 2020 6:21 am

Far be it from Cockburn to compare a former secretary of state to a venereal disease, but perhaps Fox News…

Chris Cuomo

Chris Cuomo’s coronavirus circus

27 April 2020 8:55 am

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has perfected COVID-19 performance art. While other attention seekers declare proudly that they’re ‘pretty sure’ they…

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National Review: for Trump in 2020?

22 April 2020 6:05 am

Does President Trump have a new favorite magazine? At yesterday’s Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Trump took a bit of time…

new york times WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Why is the New York Times shilling for the World Health Organization?

17 April 2020 7:06 pm

Donald Trump announced this week he intends to halt funding for the World Health Organization over the group’s suspicious relationship…

voter suppression

It’s voter suppression time, again — this time it’s pandemic!

17 April 2020 1:54 am

Is Trump a reckless idiot who didn’t take the coronavirus seriously and thus endangered hundreds of thousands of lives? Or…

Tom Brady

New York Post and Washington Examiner fall for Tom Brady Twitter hoax

9 April 2020 10:09 am

Cockburn doesn’t pay all much attention to football, but he was surprised to read on Wednesday that former New England…

US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping

Why is Trump being nice to China again?

7 April 2020 9:13 am

China hawks watched with hope when Trump ascended to the presidency in 2016. He spoke on the campaign trail of…

policy

Karlie Kloss’s dad’s Facebook posts are now US government policy

14 March 2020 11:54 am

Cockburn was admittedly a bit skeptical yesterday when he heard that Jared Kushner was seeking out advice for a federal…

warren

The amazing gracelessness of Elizabeth Warren

9 March 2020 3:00 am

The stars were out in force on Saturday Night Live last night — Daniel Craig, the Weeknd and, er, Elizabeth…

coronavirus

Coronavirus is Bernie Sanders’s running mate

7 March 2020 4:11 am

Donald Trump claimed his response to the coronavirus could ‘help, not hurt’ him in the 2020 election, but Cockburn suspects…

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The 2020 Democrats you’re likely to see at the debates

29 May 2019 11:23 pm

Televised debates are one of the great mysteries of electoral politics. One major gaffe can sink a candidate, they say.…

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Robert Mueller’s day off

23 March 2019 9:14 am

After aeons trapped in a Beckettian nightmare, Robert Mueller’s report is finally on the Attorney General’s desk. Intriguingly, he waited…