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Let’s All Remember That VP Mike Pence is Terrible and No, Would Not Be “Better” Than Trump

In a world where politics are increasingly polarized, it makes sense that we'd pay more attention to the loudmouths and blowhards than we do to those who are more reserved and quiet in their delivery. However, it is precisely those people to whom we should be paying the most attention, because they are the most likely to further a hateful, hurtful agenda right under our noses.

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Sorry, Jimmy Fallon, You Don’t Get to Take It Easy on Trump Because You “Don’t Really Even Care That Much About Politics”

Asked why he hasn't gone after Trump like so many other late-night hosts have, Jimmy Fallon said, "It's just not what I do...I don’t really even care that much about politics." But unfortunately for him, he's obligated to care about politics.

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Just So We’re Clear, Trump Is Deliberately Sabotaging the American Healthcare System Out of Petty Spite

Trump recently announced another yet attempt at undermining the Obamacare exchanges. He will cancel the "cost-sharing payments," worth around $7 billion, which the government had been paying directly to insurance companies.

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Another Day, Another Reminder from Trump: He Still Hates The Freedom of the Press

In yet another disturbing Twitter tantrum, Trump confirmed his hatred of the free and impartial press by suggesting he should "challenge the[] License" of NBC News for their reporting on him.

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Stop Attacking Hillary Clinton Over Harvey Weinstein—Republicans Are the Ones Who Don’t Trust Women

Clinton’s response follows days of aggressively snide comments from the right, who have rallied behind Donald Trump, Jr. — suddenly a proponent of the “liberal,” “fake news” Times now that it’s published a report that can be used against Democrats — to call out the “hypocrisy” of any and every left-leaning celebrity who’s ever made a comment on politics if they have yet to formally challenge Weinstein to a duel.

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Jemele Hill is On The Right Side of History

Stand With Her

Yesterday it was announced that ESPN would be suspending anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks in response to her tweets that called Trump a white supremacist and for calling out Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys.

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Donald Trump Jr. Is Concern-Trolling Hollywood Over Harvey Weinstein

Following the outing of Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual harassment and assault, Donald Trump Jr. wants us all to know that he cares more than anyone, the absolute most, and he's gonna rub his caring in all those smug Hollywood elitist liberal faces.

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In a Racist, Sexist World That Allows for Harvey Weinstein or Milo Yiannopoulos, Don’t Fear. Fight.

"Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering."

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Anti-Abortion GOP Rep., Exposed for Pressuring Mistress to Have Abortion, Retires

Wrapping up a tale dripping with all the irony of a literary masterpiece, GOP Rep. Tim Murphy of the House Pro-life caucus announced his retirement on Wednesday after a report that he pressured his mistress to have an abortion was published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The report included a couple of text messages between Murphy and Shannon Edwards, the Pittsburgh-based forensic psychologist with whom Murphy admitted earlier this year to having an affair.

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Donald Trump’s Bad Week Just Keeps Getting Worse

It's Friday in 2017, so Donald Trump is wrapping up a bad week. This week was particularly notable for several reasons, though, as Seth Meyers noted last night on Late Night—and it just keeps getting worse.

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Jeff Sessions Wants to Gut Transgender Worker Protections Without Anyone Thinking He Wants That

Trump administration Attorney General/Man Who Permanently Killed Our Appetite for Keebler Products Jeff Sessions has made yet another decision on how the law should be interpreted, and he wants to make it very clear that this isn't because he's a bigot who transparently hides behind "letter of the law" excuses.

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Trump Still Living Out Old Tweets With Reports That Tillerson Called Him a Moron

I guess when Donald Trump has spent years having diarrhea of the tiny fingertips all over Twitter, it's not too surprising that his old tweets about politics have been relevant to his new position, but their accuracy is still sometimes startling. Today, news broke that Secretary of State/previous Roxxon—SORRY, Exxon—CEO Rex Tillerson had privately called Trump a moron, which he held a press conference to not deny.

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Someone Dressed as the Monopoly Man Trolls Equifax CEO’s Congressional Hearing Because Bloodsucking Tycoons Have to Stick Together

The internet has a new hero today, and it's the mystery person who attended now-former Equifax CEO Richard Smith's Congressional hearing dressed as the Monopoly Man, monocle and all. We don't know you, but we thank you for the gift you have given us.

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And Now, the Latest in Terrible Sexism From the Trump Administration

"The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"

Funny that the statement from Trump’s White House should bring what “America’s children deserve” into the fold considering how just last week, Congress threw 9 million American children under the bus by allowing the Children’s Health Insurance Program to expire, but that’s really only the tip of the iceberg in terms of all that’s awful and fucked up about the bill.

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Speaking Out Against Gun Violence Right Now Isn’t “Too Political.” For Most, It’s All We Have

No one is using death to advance their politics. We are trying to use politics to prevent deaths.

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Late Night Hosts: “Now Is Not the Time” Means “Never” on Gun Control

The last two days have been terrible due to the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night, which resulted in nearly 60 deaths and over 500 people injured. Those who don't see it as a rallying cry for real legislative attempts to prevent this from happening have already started saying it's too soon after the tragedy to talk about such a thing, which is nonsense for several reasons, including that the U.S. averages one mass shooting per day, with a "major" one about every two months.

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Monday Cute: Young Hillary Clinton Fan Meets Her Idol While Rocking a Glorious Mini Pantsuit

There is a lot of not-great stuff happening in the news right now, many of which we'll report on, as usual. However, it's at times like these that we remember how important it is to remain hopeful, and there's no better reminder of that than watching children express their hopes and dreams. Especially when their hopes and dreams include female presidents and pant suits.

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Thousands Marched for Abortion Rights In Ireland, Urging the Government to Repeal the Eighth Amendment

Thousands of Irish people rallied at the March for Choice to demand abortion rights and a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

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It Was Only A Matter of Time Before Trump’s Response to Puerto Rico Got Racist

Trump essentially just called Puerto Ricans lazy and entitled for wanting adequate post-hurricane relief, tweeting that they "want everything to be done for them" and "are not able to get their workers to help."

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Free Speech So Important, the DOJ Is Demanding Info on Members of an Anti-Trump Facebook Group

As we all know, issues of free speech are of the utmost importance to the current U.S. government. Which is why the Department of Justice is trying to force Facebook to disclose information about thousands of people who "liked" an Anti-Trump page. Because you're allowed to freely share your beliefs...as long as they're in support of your President. Or white supremacy.

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