Dangerous liaisons: Fox News teams up with Russian agents to undermine democracy

With the revelation this week that Fox News helped Russian intelligence agents spread the vulgar conspiracy theory about Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich’s murder in 2016, we have entered a dark and dangerous place. We're at the point where a major American cable news channel teamed up with forces from a foreign adversary in order…

D.C. restaurateur says he hides Betsy DeVos from people walking by his window

Trump administration officials are rightly pariahs, and that’s certainly true in D.C. and environs as much as anywhere else. We remember how Sarah Huckabee Slanders got 86’d from the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, and that time Kirstjen “Baby Cages” Nielsen got hounded out of a Mexican restaurant in D.C. And I applaud this kind of thing….

Steve Bannon event canceled due to sex robots

Because it’s 2018, and nearly every breaking news story makes me want to pour boiling Lestoil into my eyes. From — oh, why not? — the Montana Kaimin: Steve Bannon will no longer be speaking at [the University of Montana], the latest and third event to be canceled following the announcement he would be a…

On this day in Trumptopia. August 19th, 2016 & 2017. (With a video)

Here we are again. Let’s hop on into the not-so-wayback machine, and take a quick look at the political stories and events we were obsessing over, and parsing importance as we went about our daily lives on that day. August 19th, 2016 In the throes of a massive campaign shakeup, including replacing Paul Manafort with…

On This Day In Trumptopia. August 18th, 2016 & 2017.

Welcome to what I hope will become a daily feature. This carnival we call the Trump Presidency is like an out of control merry-go-round, shit being thrown off in every direction at 100 mph. By the time the 6:00 news rolls around, you've completely forgotten the “breaking news” of 8:39 am. And it seems that…