The final humiliation of Rudy Giuliani

26 January 2021 10:49 pm

Poor Rudy Giuliani. Kellyanne Conway has her daughter accusing her of abuse on TikTok, yet somehow Rudy may be the…

Television isn’t gay enough, says New York Times

16 January 2021 8:46 pm

It’s headline news at the New York Times: television is getting less gay! America’s paper of record may be uninterested…

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We are living in a NeverTrump fantasy universe

7 January 2021 6:50 pm

Last July, Cockburn had this to say: ‘Commentators daydream of the moment Trump is dragged out, like Saddam Hussein from…


Snopes versus Abraham Lincoln

21 December 2020 10:46 pm

One of the most dreadful developments of the Donald Trump era has been the rise of the fact-check mafia. Every…

They think they’re better than you

3 December 2020 8:37 am

Nancy Pelosi’s salon visit. Bill de Blasio’s gym session. Gavin Newsom’s French Laundry soirée. Cockburn can’t even keep up with…

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The Trump presidency’s funniest moments

1 December 2020 4:46 am

Is it too early to wax nostalgic about the hilarity of the Trump years? Could Trump somehow — somehow —…

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The kids are not on the right

25 November 2020 9:15 am

There are still questions hanging over the 2020 election. Not the ones Rudy Giuliani and his team are posing about…

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The amazing blandness of Joe Biden’s foreign policy team

24 November 2020 10:28 am

What does a Joe Biden presidency mean? We all know the answer. It means that tired but nice-sounding clichés about…


You can’t cancel Christmas, stupid

17 November 2020 9:03 pm

You may have seen this interesting exchange on CNN between ‘America’s top infectious diseases expert’ Dr Anthony Fauci and CNN…


How will the Trump presidency end?

9 November 2020 8:00 am

Donald Trump will not go quietly into the good night. In fact, he seems determined to leave the office with…

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Everyone suddenly believes Vladimir Putin

28 October 2020 4:04 am

For four years, Vladimir Putin’s meddling in Our Democracy™ has been the all-consuming political obsession of the entire Washington/New York…

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…


‘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…