Cockburn

joe biden

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…

national review

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…

joe biden joementum

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.…

washington mueller’s

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…