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Jim Newell covers politics and media for Salon.
Scott Walker and Jeb Bush Try Trumpism: Unsurprisingly, They Just Look Like Dopes
Posted on: Aug 25, 2015, Source: Salon
Remember when these two were the clear frontrunners? Because right now they're clueless.
Donald Trump Is Tearing Conservative Media Apart—And It's Delightful to Watch
Posted on: Aug 19, 2015, Source: Salon
The Donald's candidacy has sparked a right-wing civil war.
Pope Francis Makes Tea Party Heads Explode—Why Louie Gohmert and Steve King Have It in for the Pontiff
Posted on: May 18, 2015, Source: Salon
GOP members are worried about what Pope Francis will say in his speech to Congress, and it's great.
2016 Gets Even Dumber: The New York Times Worries that Jeb Bush's Weight Loss Will Doom Him
Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: Salon
The paper of record asks the burning question of whether a thin man can win over fat America.
Gabby Giffords Really Doesn't Care that Gun Nuts Call Her 'Mean' for Fighting to Spare Others from Being Shot in the Head
Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: Salon
Giffords is done playing nice.
How GOP-Dominated Kansas Is on the Verge of Unthinkable Upsets
Posted on: Sep 8, 2014, Source: Salon
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts could lose to independent candidate Greg Orman, while the unpopular GOP Gov. Sam Brownback might be unseated by a Democrat.
Rick Perry May Have Executed an Innocent Man, But Dopey Press Loves His New Glasses
Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: Salon
Evidence is mounting that the Texas gov covered up a grave injustice, but isn't he dreamy?
The Right’s New Enemy No. 1: How the Chamber of Commerce Became Toxic
Posted on: Jul 27, 2014, Source: Salon
Here's how any association with Tom Donohue's pro-business lobby became poisonous.
Why the Wingnuts Are Waging War Against Michelle Obama's School Lunch Program
Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: Salon
The more the first lady fights to save nutrition in schools, the more the lunatics rant.
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