It has become an article of faith in the last few days, especially on the left, that FBI Director James Comey's involvement in the presidential election sets a bad precedent. This totally misreads the entire situation.
It is taken as an article faith between both conservatives and the media that at any given time, something – and they are never precise on this – but something is wrong with how the Clintons conduct themselves. The right relies on this notion to further their political fortunes while the media relies on it … Continue reading "How Republicans Weaponized Our Government, Enabling Conspiracy Theorists And Worse"
In the last few years, sites that aggregate a number of polls and average them together to forecast election results have become very popular. Sites like FiveThirtyEight And RealClearPolitics claim that by putting raw polling data in a mathematical equation, they can give a better picture about where races are heading. But these services are …
One of the less informed election takes I’ve heard over the last year are the constant comparisons between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Superman’s chief rival, Lex Luthor. Beyond them both being over-50 white males with healthy egos, as a long-time comic book reader I don’t see much that the two men have in
The tie game between the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals at Wembley Stadium in London is being described by some as a problem because its the third NFL game this year to end in a tie. They're wrong.
When I saw this piece from Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith claiming that the mainstream media had been “vindicated” in their insistence that their coverage of Donald Trump had been tough and thorough, I thought at first it had to be some sort of parody from The Onion. But it is real, and sadly I predict … Continue reading "The Biggest Fairy Tale: Mainstream Media Claims Vindication On Trump Coverage"
The beach is definitely not worth the walk to it. The surroundings are beautiful, and if you're into a nature trail, that's a plus. But if you're mostly there for the beach, it will be a disappointment.