'Nation' reporter slaps Newt Gingrich silly over history of slavery

First of all, Daily Kos’ Denise Oliver Velez has a great rundown of The New York Times’ 1619 Project right here. So go read that after your eyes are done adjusting from the supernova explosion in Newt Gingrich’s shorts, courtesy of The Nation’s sports editor (oh, yeah, The Nation covers sports for some reason), Dave…

Neo-Nazi group's new robocalls sound a lot like GOP talking points

I realize that, at this rate, the Venn diagram for Republicans/Neo-Nazis will be a perfect geometric circle by 2020, so apologies in advance for the (inevitable) triteness of the headline. It used to be that Republicans just dog-whistled all day and looked down their noses at their thuggish second cousins in the white supremacist movement….

Gingrich: Fox News must punish me for comparing FBI to Gestapo and Stalin

By now, most Americans know not to take former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at his word. The Fox News regular and failed GOP presidential candidate, after all, is on his third religion and his third wife. (Callista Bisek, currently Mrs. Gingrich No. 3 and U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, was previously known as Newt’s “frequent breakfast companion”…