Politics, Moderate



Is Sanders best man for the job?

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

While Sen. Bernie Sanders is now the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, there's still ample confusion over which of the remaining candidates stands the best chance of beating President Donald Trump in November.

To help straighten things out, I've assembled my own expert panel of political pundits, much like the very important ...Read more

Limbaugh thinks nation not ready for happily married man

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh, who daily demonstrates what would happen if a landfill learned to vent its decomposition gases into a microphone, has smartly weighed in on Democratic presidential ...Read more

If Democrats don't band together, Trump wins in November

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

OK, I need the following people to come here: liberals, Democrats, progressives, liberal-leaning centrists, alleged independents, guy at the coffee shop who doesn't believe in "political labels," and anyone else who hasn't taken membership in the Cult of Trump.

Have a seat and give a listen: Donald Trump is probably going to be re-elected in ...Read more

A special look at Trump's State of the Union speech

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Utilizing my globally respected powers of precognition, I've obtained an advance copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, which he'll deliver Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress.

Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives but is likely to be acquitted by the Senate on Wednesday. As expected, his State of...Read more

Kobe's is a death that shakes us

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Kobe Bryant's death shook us.

It's what happens when people larger than life -- complete with their flaws and their failings -- die suddenly.

Too young. Too unexpected.

Too much.

The news of a ...Read more

To Rush Limbaugh people with autism are 'not well.' He's wrong -- and vile

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

It is wise, if you value basic human decency, to ignore Rush Limbaugh.

The ever-outraged right-wing talk radio host has gurgled angrily for decades now, like an aggrieved and sulfurous geyser. His cruelty gives his fans a rush of adrenaline they presumably can't find elsewhere.

For people like me, Limbaugh is white noise in the whitest sense ...Read more

Christmas is almost here. You're not panicking enough

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Look at the date. It's already the first week of December.

Thanksgiving ended approximately yesterday, and Christmas will be here in 12 seconds.

How did this happen? I don't know, but it likely has something to do with the Thanksgiving Industrial Complex paying off calendar manufacturers to push Thanksgiving as ...Read more


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