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Smug, Elitist Senator Attacks Middle-Class Journalist As a Smug Elitist Smug, Elitist Senator Attacks Middle-Class Journalist As a Smug Elitist

Smug, Elitist Senator Attacks Middle-Class Journalist As a Smug Elitist

By 3 weeks ago

Josh Hawley, elitist demagogue. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images Before U.S. senator Josh Hawley took exception to something he wrote and called him a “smug, rich liberal elitist” who expressed “open contempt for the people of the heartland and all we love,” I knew nothing about my friend Greg Sargent’s socioeconomic background. We converse pretty often […]

In Testimony, Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Outlines Trump’s Quid Pro Quo In Testimony, Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Outlines Trump’s Quid Pro Quo

In Testimony, Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Outlines Trump’s Quid Pro Quo

By 3 weeks ago

Not pulling any punches. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images In dramatic testimony Tuesday morning, William Taylor, the American envoy to Ukraine, provided the most complete picture yet of how centrally the Trump administration’s Ukraine policy revolved around a quid pro quo: military aid and a White House visit in exchange for an investigation into […]

Mitt Romney Is Pierre Delecto: A Brief Guide to Political Pseudonyms Mitt Romney Is Pierre Delecto: A Brief Guide to Political Pseudonyms

Mitt Romney Is Pierre Delecto: A Brief Guide to Political Pseudonyms

By 3 weeks ago

“Pierre Delecto,” né Mitt Romney. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Within hours of The Atlantic revealing that Mitt Romney maintains an anonymous Twitter account to keep tabs on the news (and his grandchildren), the account was uncovered. Credit for identifying @qaws9876, or Pierre Delecto, as the Utah senator’s secret Twitter handle goes to Slate’s Ashley Feinberg, […]

What Emmett Till’s Bulletproof Memorial Says About Us What Emmett Till’s Bulletproof Memorial Says About Us

What Emmett Till’s Bulletproof Memorial Says About Us

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Mississippi Murder Trial of Emmett Till. A scene in Sumner, Mississippi, during the trial of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam for the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till. Photo: Ed Clark/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images Few lynchings are etched as indelibly onto the American psyche as that of Emmett Till. While visiting relatives […]

Why Congress Might Impeach Trump and Actually Remove Him From Office Why Congress Might Impeach Trump and Actually Remove Him From Office

Why Congress Might Impeach Trump and Actually Remove Him From Office

By 3 weeks ago

Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images If you have seen the 1995 movie Casino, the fate of Joe Pesci’s character gives a fairly good sense of how Donald Trump might eventually be impeached and removed from office. If you haven’t seen Casino, Pesci’s character, Nicky Santoro, is basically the same as his GoodFellas character: a mobster so […]

Sanders Returns to Trail, Hosts Ocasio-Cortez at Queens Rally Sanders Returns to Trail, Hosts Ocasio-Cortez at Queens Rally

Sanders Returns to Trail, Hosts Ocasio-Cortez at Queens Rally

By 3 weeks ago

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wave to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on October 19, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is hosting a major rally in Queensbridge Park in Long Island City on […]

Author Tom Mueller on the ‘Minefield’ Facing the Trump-Ukraine Whistle-blower Author Tom Mueller on the ‘Minefield’ Facing the Trump-Ukraine Whistle-blower

Author Tom Mueller on the ‘Minefield’ Facing the Trump-Ukraine Whistle-blower

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President Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25. Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Since a U.S. intelligence official filed a complaint documenting concerns that President Trump was pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, Americans have heard a lot about the process of whistle-blowing — […]

Conservatives Stop Ignoring Trump Profiting From Office, Defend It As a Positive Good Conservatives Stop Ignoring Trump Profiting From Office, Defend It As a Positive Good

Conservatives Stop Ignoring Trump Profiting From Office, Defend It As a Positive Good

By 4 weeks ago

Photo: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images President Trump’s supporters have responded to his ongoing fire-hose stream of moral and criminal offenses in three basic ways: pretending it doesn’t exist, whataboutism, and outright support. Until now, Trump’s habit of using his office for personal profit has generally inspired response No. 1, pretending it doesn’t exist. But now the […]

Bernie’s Back. And It’s Make-or-Break Time for His Campaign. Bernie’s Back. And It’s Make-or-Break Time for His Campaign.

Bernie’s Back. And It’s Make-or-Break Time for His Campaign.

By 4 weeks ago

The senator and presidential candidate has made his return to the trail, buoyed by an endorsement by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. What happens next? Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images Bernie Sanders spent lots of time talking on the phone during his two weeks off the campaign trail post–heart attack earlier this month. There were the uneventful […]

Bop Shop: Songs From Katy Perry, Kim Petras, Sam Hunt, And More Bop Shop: Songs From Katy Perry, Kim Petras, Sam Hunt, And More

Bop Shop: Songs From Katy Perry, Kim Petras, Sam Hunt, And More

By 4 weeks ago

(Jeff Schear/Getty Images for CBS RADIO)/Paul Morigi/Getty Images)/Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage) The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly […]

Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic Agenda Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic Agenda

Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic Agenda

By 4 weeks ago

Stasis you can believe in? Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images Joe Biden has a dire warning for voters who’ve been seduced by single-payer advocates’ sweet nothings: In Bernie Sanders’s socialist dystopia, the typical American worker would see a small percentage of her income deducted from each paycheck, so as to finance her health-insurance coverage. The Biden […]

Missy Elliott Has A House Made Of Hair In Mind-Blowing ‘DripDemeanor’ Video Missy Elliott Has A House Made Of Hair In Mind-Blowing ‘DripDemeanor’ Video

Missy Elliott Has A House Made Of Hair In Mind-Blowing ‘DripDemeanor’ Video

By 4 weeks ago

At this point, what words can be used to describe the MTV Video Vanguard Award-winning Missy Elliott and her music? Creative, imaginative, and legendary are too easy and much too normal. She’s constantly pushing the envelope with each song and video, always coming from left field no matter where she starts. She opens a portal […]

Chicago Teachers Strike for a Better City Chicago Teachers Strike for a Better City

Chicago Teachers Strike for a Better City

By 4 weeks ago

Photo: Kamil Krazaczynski/AFP via Getty Images When children with disabilities go to Chicago’s public schools, people like Jonathan Williams help them get through their days. Williams is a full-time special-education classroom assistant, or SECA, working mostly with medically fragile students. “I get them to the restroom if they can’t utilize the restrooms themselves. I would […]

The Candidate Who Raised Only $5 and Other Third-Quarter Fundraising Facts The Candidate Who Raised Only $5 and Other Third-Quarter Fundraising Facts

The Candidate Who Raised Only $5 and Other Third-Quarter Fundraising Facts

By 4 weeks ago

When it comes to fundraising, Biden is well behind his two fellow front-runners. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images Tuesday, October 15, marked the deadline for presidential candidates to submit third-quarter fundraising reports to the Federal Election Commission. Some got out ahead of the deadline by releasing their fundraising hauls early. Others, such as Wayne Messam, the […]

Today Is Boss’s Day, But Don’t Go Buy Flowers or Anything Today Is Boss’s Day, But Don’t Go Buy Flowers or Anything

Today Is Boss’s Day, But Don’t Go Buy Flowers or Anything

By 4 weeks ago

Don’t do it. Photo: UrbanStems Today is October 16, which means it’s Boss’s Day. It is also National Feral Cat Day, but nobody is likely to expect you to buy a flower arrangement for a feral cat. What about your boss though? I got two emails this week from UrbanStems, an online florist, proposing items […]

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