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The last Republican president will always be haunted by his actions

<i>Editor's note: This is the 42nd entry in the writer's project to read one book about each of the U.S. Presidents in the year prior to Election Day</i> …

Books

11 Most Blatantly Evil Presidents in Scifi Movies, TV, and Comics

Today is the day we’ve been anticipating/dreading for over a year. You’ve probably already voted by now and are nervously awaiting what the next four …

Here come the GOP excuses

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer<p>If, as appears increasingly likely, Hillary Clinton wins tomorrow, the Republicans most responsible for the calamity will stand ready to spout a load of excuses they’ve been accumulating since the Republican National Convention, when it became reasonably apparent …

Government

Press: GOP owes apology to America

God is good. Finally! This execrable 2016 presidential election crawls to a close today. And there’s no doubt what should happen next.<p>Tonight, we …

Donald Trump

The GOP’s Dysfunction Is Our Dysfunction Now

The next president will enter office with a potentially pivotal Supreme Court seat vacant. It’s an issue that may pale next to such …

Hillary Clinton

Nurse Reminds Elderly Man She’s Just Down The Hall If He Starts To Die

DES PLAINES, IL—Assuring him that she’d be at his side in a jiffy, local nurse Wendy Kaufman reminded an elderly resident at the Briarwood Assisted …

Parasite Eve Had More In Common With Final Fantasy Than Horror Games

Square wasn’t pulling punches when they developed their very first M-rated survival horror game, <i>Parasite Eve</i>. In the opening scene, the main …

Why 'Logan' Is The End Of A Superhero Era

The trailer for <i>Logan</i> came out a few days ago, and while most <i>X-Men</i> movies compete over the trophy for "Most Chunks Of Metal Tossed," this one seems to …

11 Weird Things That Happen When You Orgasm

Sure, orgasms feel great, but how much do you know about their effects on your body and mind? The weird things that happen when you orgasm may …

If You’re Thinking of Voting for Donald Trump, Read This First

Keith Olbermann understands your frustrations, but wants you to know something before you pull that lever.<p>On November 8th we will stage the most important presidential election since the Civil War.<p>Two weeks from that election and one candidate has spent the last several days insisting there is …

Why Super Mario Bros. 3 Is Still A Masterpiece

Talking about <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> in 2016 risks devolving into a numbers game. It sold over eighteen million copies worldwide, another million on its …

Retrogaming

Donald Trump Is No Freak Accident, and Paul Ryan Is No Solution

It won't end well if Republicans get away with this.<p>Because I inadvertently left the television on all Thursday night, I awoke to find Squint and the Meat Puppet regaling the empty chairs in my den on Friday morning. Nick Confessore of <i>The New York Times</i> was trying to explain to the two celebrity …

Watch Donald Trump throw a mini temper tantrum after the debate

The final presidential debate might not have gone so smoothy for Donald Trump on Wednesday night.<p>Trump has a bad habit of letting his emotions go …

Donald Trump

Desperate denial: Paul Ryan, oblivious to meaning of Donald Trump and Trumpism, fiddles while the GOP burns

<b>Paul Ryan (Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>Rallying college Republicans, Ryan acted as if the election were about policy and never mentioned the GOP nominee<p>Gary Legum<p>October 17, 2016 10:14am (UTC)<p>Is there a more diminished figure in the post-Trump Republican Party than Paul Ryan?<p>The superstar policy wonk who was …

Hillary Clinton

Actual German headline: “Ist Donald Trump ein Sexmonster?"

This is an actual headline about the US election, published in the German tabloid Bild on Friday. It translates to: “Is Donald Trump a sex monster?”<p>The word “sexmonster” sounds pretty hilarious, and in some contexts it can be. According to one native speaker consulted for this story, calling your …

John Oliver tears into vulgar Donald Trump tape: 'F--- Billy Bush'

"I told you that if you looked above the clouds, you would see rock bottom," Oliver said of his appraisal of Trump's behavior last week. "But if you look up there now, just way, way up there. All the way up high, you will see right up in the distance where we were this time last week. Since then, …

Billy Bush

14 WTF Moments From Off-the-Rails Second Presidential Debate

The first time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debated, two weeks ago, 84 million people tuned in, making it the most watched presidential debate in …

The Internet Is Roasting Donald Trump Like Never Before In History

Welp, it's been a hell of a day for Donald Trump (and that's <i>really</i> saying something) - after all of the outrageous statements and gaffes, he finally …

Imagining The Post-Trump GOP: The Trainwreck Of 2020

So gently did Mike Pence throw Donald Trump under the bus on Tuesday night that the treadmarks on Trump's forehead barely showed. But Pence's bus was moving at warp speed when it mowed down Ted Cruz.<p>Observers may be forgiven for thinking that this debate was about 2016. Pence, after all, is Trump's …

How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump

The Donald fancied himself a player in the ’90s, but the shock jock knew just how to play him. Now that’s back to haunt the candidate.<p>To anyone who’s listened to “The Howard Stern Show” since it hit the national airwaves in 1986, Stern’s name still conjures the snicker of adolescent dirty talk, and …

We Caught a Glimpse of the Republican Party's Future Last Night

And it looks, unfortunately, like Mike Pence.<p>FARMVILLE, VIRGINIA—Back in the 1990s, in the great state of Indiana, a local talk radio host got into the business of writing essays about the important issues of our time. For example, he was brave enough to stand alone against the tidal surge of …

Every Time Mike Pence Lied About Trump at the VP Debate

Mike Pence brought the Jedi mind trick he’s been practicing on the campaign trail to the vice presidential debate Tuesday evening. He consistently …

The Latest: Pence delivers blistering attack on Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (All times EDT):<p>9:15 p.m.<p>Mike Pence is finishing his first day campaigning after the …

Roger Waters Rips Donald Trump at Mexico City Concert

Ahead of Roger Waters‘ October shows at the all-star Desert Trip, the Pink Floyd rocker staged a pair of warm-up gigs at Mexico City’s Foro Sol where …

The unbearable idiocy of Congress

By Daniel W. Drezner<p>, PostEverything Spoiler Alerts<p>One of Spoiler Alerts’ running themes in recent years has been the ways in which the executive branch has learned to bypass Congress on foreign policy, and how that has vested a disturbing amount of power into the office of the president. This has …

Trump Slunk Under the Lowest of Low Bars at the Debate

If it had been anyone other than Donald Trump, it might have inspired something like pity.<p>The first presidential debate of 2016 was nearly totally …

Donald Trump Was Beaten by His Own Ego in the First Debate

Donald Trump somehow failed to clear the oh-so-low bar the media had set for him going into Monday night’s sprawling and at times almost surreal …