Friends and family often ask me why I enjoy politics as much as I do. “It’s important,” I tell them, “and it’s a privilege,” which it is. But sometimes it’s also so silly that its entertainment value far exceeds films, television, or any other outlet.
Take, for instance, Thinx label Icon Undies’ somewhat uninformed and but legit hilarious attempt at self-promotion by latching onto the upcoming confirmation fight over Brett Kavanaugh. They sent care packages to the women in the US Senate in order to help sustain them through a filibuster. Er … who wants to tell them?
Yesterday The Nation published a piece titled “The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Effect” which reads like a summary of recent history written
The best use of your reading time at the end of an uncharacteristically slow Trump-era news day is this WaPo profile of the most fascinat
He may have lost his right to view classified material but he’s gained something far more lucrative: Petty martyrdom at Trump’s hands. I’
Last week Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida claimed that Russians were already involved in hacking into the Florida election system. Nelson cla
He’s all talk. I think?
There’s no explicit threat here to fire Mueller if he doesn’t meet Giuliani’s September 1 deadline. Nor is
“Make This Garbage Country Great For The First Time” has a nice, populist ring to it.
Every time I say that Chris is the “smart” Cu
I’ve written a bunch about Antifa and how pathetic that group is but it has to be said that Jason Kessler, the racist who organized the U
Give Chelsea Clinton credit for getting at the heart of the utilitarian argument for abortion. Most abortion activists put it in terms of
He makes a good point.
How can we trust a man with classified information who’s prone to erratic conduct and frenzied commentary?
As we’ve discussed several times here at Hot Air, San Francisco has a serious problem with homeless people using the sidewalk as a toilet
A noteworthy moment for an administration that famously refuses to apologize for its claims. Yesterday afternoon, Sarah Huckabee Sanders
There’s no way Corey really believes Mike Bloomberg is the Democrats’ best bet, is there? Either he’s trolling or he has some sort of con
Monday evening coordinated attacks small groups of young men dressed in black torched between 80 and 100 cars. The fact that the attacks
Is there a blue wave coming in November? One certainly showed up in Minnesota last night, despite competitive primaries on both sides of
Not just any House Democrat either. It’s Eric Swalwell, a guy with an Avenatti-esque ubiquity on cable news as he gears up for a possible
I wasn’t aware that the NY Times published a sort of woke advice column called The Sweet Spot, though it makes perfect sense that they wo
In recent weeks, China’s effort to impose ethnic cleansing on Uighurs in its northwest region has come to light, with perhaps millions re
Let me quote from an NBC story about Avenatti’s recent trip to Iowa to address Democratic activists there. Tell me if this sounds familia
Magician Penn Jillette gave an interview to Vulture today about his career in magic and how he sees his own field changing for the better
You know how you’ve been hearing all this cockamamie talk about the Democratic Party worried about losing so many elections that it’s tur
Even for 2018, this headline is pretty 2018:
CNN chyron right now: "WH: 'CANNOT GUARANTEE' TAPE WON'T REVEAL TRUMP USING N-WORD"
A grand jury report looking at sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania says documents reveal there were more than 300 abu
Bad news for American governments and good news for Americans. Their health will improve and governments’ tax revenues will drop.
I think Seth Mandel speaks for all of us.
If Omarosa really does bring him down she has to say "you're fired" to his face or it doe
Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Fa
Airports have criticised proposals that could stop them serving alcohol to holidaymakers in the early morning.
President Trump fired back at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday, saying the Democrat was having a total meltdown after he declared a
Despite attempts by their leadership to tamp down pre-midterm impeachment talk, the Democrats are clearly anxious to remove President Trump
It’s tempting to chalk up Pope Francis’s recent announcement—that the catechism has been revised to decree the death penalty as always “ina
They appeared on different late-night shows Tuesday, but their message was essentially the same:
He should have been fired and prosecuted four years ago when he was caught spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee and lying to Congr
Contrary to recent claims, Richard Spencer is not a “Wilsonian Progressive.” How could he be? Woodrow Wilson pushed for foreign war in the n
It takes courage to exercise your right to protest injustice, especially when you’re 11! Keep up the good work Mariana. https://t.co/vnGh
Investigative reporter Sara Carter exclusively obtained new Bruce Ohr text messages from a Congressional source showing dossier author Chris
A woman who just became the Democratic nominee for Michigan’s 4th district and is running uncontested in November, just promised to vote to
Omar Abdulsattar Ameen accused of terror killings in Iraq in 2014, entered US as refugee
Remember that 2016 conversation about retail inflation, Q2 wage growth, durable goods spending and non-durable goods expenditures… Well, in
The newest Democratic candidate for Governor in Vermont, who won the nomination last night, apparently doesn’t even know what Socialism is,
Psst, um media? This is an improper revocation of a security clearance to get back at someone. Will you be covering this anytime soon?
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he’ll try again in the coming weeks to legislatively curb President Trump’s ability to impose tariffs.
On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton praised 11-year-old Mariana Taylor for fighting for her right to protest the pledge of allegiance. “Keep up th
The liberal mainstream media likes to paint President Trump as a racist every time he criticizes ANY person of color. Now we know why. Presi
Closing arguments ended Wednesday in the federal court trial of Paul Manafort on 18 bank and tax fraud charges.
You guys know that I think Trump does deserve some criticism when it comes to how he’s handled the National Anthem protests in the NFL. On t
CNN was caught pushing fake news in order to make the news look much worse that Trump revoked John Brennan’s secret clearance. They reported
The White House on Wednesday revoked former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance, after he became a harsh critic of President Dona
I've been waiting all day for this article. In his online appeal for money after being fired this week, disgraced former FBI agent Peter Str
Fried waffles, cheese and corn dogs all available on a stick, you name it and the Iowa State Fair has “it,” for the hundreds and thousands w
The war on women continues.
Via Fox News:
Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison scored a victory Tuesday night in the Minnesota prima