Tagged: 2016 election

The Homeless Conservative

By MATT SHAPIRO Last week, I flew from Seattle to Washington, D.C., to teach a workshop on data visualization. I have done this a few times, back in 2015 in what now seems like...

PolitiFact’s Own Truth Rating? Biased

By MATT SHAPIRO When it comes to fact-checking, no organization is better known than PolitiFact. The online fact-checking project operated by the Tampa Bay Times is synonymous with the concept of the fact-check as...

Please, Nominate This Man

Credit: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons By J.D. ECARMA and MATT SHAPIRO Back in what seems like a much more innocent time (2004), National Review published a tongue-in-cheek cover story on Howard Dean asking...

Stop Pretending Hillary Isn’t Terrible

I’m willing to buy this, but only if he curses out Hillary for being such a terrible person By MATT SHAPIRO I’ve always been a bit of a contrarian so I’m pretty used to...

Is Hillary’s Health Fair Game?

I honestly don’t want to get into the details about Hillary Clinton’s health because it is none of my business. And it’s none of your business.

2016 RedState Gathering: Let’s (Not) Talk Politics

The 2016 RedState Gathering was a time for conservatives to come together and remember what unites them in such a divisive year. We took the opportunity to ask some conservative friends to forget about politics for a minute to answer two very important questions: What are you drinking and what are you reading? 

I Will Never Vote For Trump

I think we’re all hitting this point. We’re all looking at the failures, the pain, the injustice around us and we are all asking “what is government good for”? 

To Beat Trump, Stop Defending Hillary

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.