Politics

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, speaks during the Fortune 500 Global Forum in Guangzhou, Guandong Province, China in December.Image: ALEKSANDAR PLAVEVSKI/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Brian Koerber2018-01-13 21:36:28 UTC The drama surrounding Apple’s old iPhone batteries isn’t over yet.  Four U.S. House Republicans sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on…

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In the debut episode of Netflix’s new series My Next Guest Needs no Introduction with David Letterman, Letterman sat down with the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama for a nearly hour-long interview, and Obama shared some poignant stories. Along with discussing his post-presidency vacation in the British…

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Reuters, Aug. 2017 Stephen K. Bannon is departing his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company is said to be announcing on Tuesday. His departure was forced by financial backer Rebekah Mercer, who was displeased with the quotes attributed to Bannon in Michael Wolff’s controversial new book. In…

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The fantastical president.Image: Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-12-31 21:24:53 UTC President Donald Trump is often accused of living in his own personal fantasy world where white supremacists are “very fine people” and New Jersey muslims celebrated the 9/11 attack. So it is perhaps fitting that his New Year’s Eve…

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Tom Morello, of Rage Against the Machine, performs on stage with Prophets of Rage in November.Image: WireImage/Getty Images By Mark Kaufman2017-12-07 19:47:21 UTC Net neutrality’s day of reckoning is fast approaching, and musicians of all persuasions – pop, rock, rap – are making noise about Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit…

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Bob Marshall, the anti-trans bigot who just lost his delegate seat to transgender delegate-elect Danica Roem, wrote an angry letter to the Washington Post, misgendering his successor. WaPo corrected his insults, which did not sit well with him. Wash Post TypoThe Washington Post published my letter yesterday (11/17/17, p. A-20)…

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Republican Representative Steve King, of “We can’t restore our civilization with someone else’s babies” racist fame, went hunting peasants with Donald Trump Jr. “Steve King’s annual Bud Day Peasant Hunt. “If Donald Trump Jr. defends 2nd Amendment as well as he shoots, we have nothing to worry about.” Peasants, consider…

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[embedded content] Hey, it’s October and here we are, still talking about President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Hillary Clinton was on The Graham Norton Show on Friday to promote the release of her book What Happened when the two got talking about Trump’s inauguration in January, which she attended alongside other…

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