7 Levels of Shade John Boehner Threw at Obama During The SOTU
According to Urban Dictionary:
Throw Shade: “To talk trash about a friend or acquaintance, to publicly denounce or disrespect.”
Here is how well Boehner threw shade this week:
1. When Boehner sad clapped:
2. When he made this face:
3. The historic ...
GOP Freshman Women Brought Their Shoe Game to the State of the Union
Freshman Senator Joni Ernst gave the GOP response to the President’s State of the Union last night. What you may have seen is this:
What you did not see is the A+ shoe game Ernst was rocking:
Check out ...
Here Is the Hilarious Biden 2016 Moment We All Missed This Week
Joe Biden had a range of predictably hilarious and creepy moments during his swearing-in of new and reelected senators this week.
However, one exchange during freshman senator Ben Sasse’s swearing-in takes the cake — and provides a juicy 2016 preview moment.
5 Times We Made Fun of a North Korean Dictator And Got Away with It
It’s been a bad week for freedom.
First, a tinpot, dwarf dictator presiding over a medieval, starving prison nation successfully blackmailed our entertainment industry. Second, a Castro brother could well be visiting the White House soon.
But there was ...
The 7 Most Awkward Moments in the Jonathan Gruber Hearing
On Tuesday, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber went before the House Oversight Committee to answer for controversial comments he made about the crafting and passing of the Affordable Care Act. Gruber was savaged during the four-hour hearing by ...
The 17 Most American Things You Can Buy At Walmart
This week, my colleague Kevin Williamson wrote about the celebrity hypocrisy of protesting Walmart. The gist: The rich celebs boycotting the store are “too enlightened to let their poor neighbors pay low prices.”
But the real question remains: What are ...
White House Uses GOP Congressman to Help Sell Net Neutrality, but There's Just One Problem . .
Net neutrality is a complicated debate involving regulation of the Internet and its service providers. The president weighed in on the controversial topic this week with a full-throated push for net-neutrality rules, to be enacted by the Federal Communications Commission.
It's 3 A.M. in Iowa, Do You Know Where Your Senate Candidate Is?
Fort Dodge, Iowa — It’s 1 a.m., freezing cold, spitting rain, and pitch black outside a deserted convenience store in the rural, north-central part of the state. This is a place where no sane person would ever choose to hold ...
Manchester, N.H. — After finishing his final debate in the viciously competitive New Hampshire Senate race Thursday, Scott Brown walked into a Manchester pub, jumped behind the bar, grabbed a beer, and started pouring thirsty patrons shots of Fireball.
The Cheering for Obama's 'I Have No More Campaigns to Run' Comment Started in the First Lady's Box
The most talked about moment at last night’s State of the Union was Obama’s seemingly off-script remark about winning both of his presidential campaigns. In the set-up for the zinger, Obama said, “I have no more campaigns to ...
Is There a Hidden Image in the New Charlie Hebdo Cover?
Can you see it?
Let Brad Thor help you.
Just me, or does new #CharlieHebdo cvr look like upside-down phallic symbol (nose/eyes) inside another (face/turban)? pic.twitter.com/0HZLAcLVld
— Brad Thor (@BradThor) January 13, 2015
What the First Day of Being a Senator Is Like
Ben Sasse was sworn in as Nebraska’s newest senator Tuesday. The ceremonial event is the culmination of weeks of moving, preparation, and planning that followed his landslide victory last November.
To your average C-SPAN viewer, the day looked like ...
11 Other Things You Can Use a Cromnibus For
This week, GOP House leadership passed a controversial $1.1 trillion spending bill infamously known as the “cromnibus.” The bill, supported by the Obama administration, is 1,600 pages long. So how big is that really? Like in real life?
This is what a ...
Five Cringe-Inducing Hillary Music Videos Ranked by Horribleness
This month, the political universe was gifted with the release of a pro–Hillary Clinton country western song that, according to Mother Jones, will “make your ears bleed.” The release set the political-reporting world’s pantsuits on fire this week ...
Christie to Incoming GOP Freshmen: Show You Can Govern
Chris Christie got a rock-star reception on Monday — not from voters, but from soon-to-be GOP lawmakers. The New Jersey governor was on Capitol hill to deliver a pep-talk to newly elected Republican congressmen at a closed-door lunch on Capitol Hill. ...
Senator Soldier: A Day After Winning, Joni Ernst Is Back In Fatigues
Des Moines — A day after winning one of the most contested Senate seats in the country, Joni Ernst reported for duty at her National Guard base. Ernst, a lieutenant colonel, started two days of training with the 185th Combat Sustainment ...
Joni Ernst Confronts Her Protesters: 'I've Seen Worse, But It Was in Iraq'
Ames, Iowa — The final evening of this state’s white-hot Senate race was not without drama.
GOP Senate hopeful Joni Ernst was speaking at the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house at Iowa State University, a stop on her final 24-hour ...