This is not the election for youthful idealism, in which we get to choose from the forces of light against the forces of darkness. This is an election for cynical, hardened adults.
Monthly Archive: July 2016
After a little break, Zach, Jordan, and Matthias are back with our terrible opinions just in time to talk about the GOP Convention. Zach thinks Tim Kaine is a great VP pick. Matthias thinks that,...
I think there is one thing to celebrate in 2016: For the first time, little girls can know that when they grow up, they can run for president, too.
Trump is an empty suit. Voting for this man is either a move of total desperation or complete denial.
Fishing, Lawn-Mowing, Watching Dumpster Fires: What’s Your Reason for Not Being at Trump’s Convention?
Yes, the GOP is nominating Donald J. Trump for president, and yes, this is real life.
When language changes, we often lose something.
The announcement that The Toast was shutting down as an active site was lamented by an online community that loved its feminism, its humor and its unique view on the world—a community that apparently included one Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former secretary of state and senator who is now poised to be the first female presidential nominee of a major party.
This is an issue where almost everyone fundamentally agrees that we can’t have police using massive application of force against these tiny infractions. But the various solutions to this problem fall along political fault lines that we don’t dare cross.
The disdain for “thoughts and prayers” is a recent objection, and a particularly distressing one. It says, “You’re not grieving the right way. Stop being sad and be angry. You’re not angry enough. I’m better than you because I am angrier.”