You Won’t Believe Who Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital is Supporting for President

Bain Capital, the private equity firm that Mitt Romney founded, is throwing a big election fundraiser in February. You will not believe who it is for.

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Will 2016 Mark the Death of Two-Party Politics?

Yay! After much searching, I finally stumbled on a reason for rejoicing in the 2016 election—it might mark the death of two-party politics. Most of us thought we would never see this day. We thought upending the two-party system would take a charismatic third-party candidate with cross-over appeal to sweep the middle voters off their […]

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Are Americans Too Stupid for Democracy to Work?

A new study out of Cornell University indicates that Americans are too stupid for democracy to work: The research, led by David Dunning, a psychologist at Cornell University, shows that incompetent people are inherently unable to judge the competence of other people, or the quality of those people’s ideas. For example, if people lack expertise […]

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McDonald’s, the Grand Trump Denial, and Our Impending National Humiliation

McDonald’s is the butt of a lot of jokes. Especially ones that involve tacky, horrible, ugly things that people still buy anyway. Comedian Jim Gaffigan has a whole routine on his embarrassing love for McDonald’s: I reference McDonald’s a lot ’cause I go to McDonalds. I love the silence that follows that statement—like I just […]

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Hillary Clinton Re-Enlisting Her Terribly Fake Southern Accent

Apparently, Hillary Clinton didn’t get quite enough derision for faking a southern accent in the lead up to the 2008 Presidential Election. She’s at it again, and boy is it bad: Hillary Clinton has started faking a Southern drawl to speak to Southerners, just as she did during her last presidential run eight years ago. […]

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