D.R. Tucker

A Nightmare in New Hampshire

They might as well have been shouting “You will not replace us!” State authorities in New Hampshire are investigating a possible hate crime after a family reported that their 8-year-old boy was pushed by teenagers off a picnic table with a rope around his neck, injuring him. The boy, who is biracial, was treated in… Read more »

Jersey Bore: Who Wants to Watch Chris Christie on Cable TV?

Is this a practical joke, or a real idea? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s possible career as a sports broadcaster may not have panned out, but he might still have a shot at a television gig. Christie has had conversations with both MSNBC and CNN about possible contributor deals after his term ends, according to… Read more »

Hurricane Rush’s Downpour of Lies

I’d say the old man has lost it, but he never had it in the first place: Rush Limbaugh didn’t say the magic words, but on Tuesday he basically accused the media of creating fake news about Hurricane Irma, which is threatening Florida after hitting Barbuda and Antigua. The storm’s 185-mile-per-hour winds tied the record… Read more »

The Press Won’t Report It, But We Know It’s True: If You Voted for Trump, You Hate the Dreamers Too

Remember the Felipe Garza-Donna Ashlock story from about 30 years ago? It was a heartwarming, and heartbreaking, tale: a Latino teenager in Patterson, California fell for a white classmate who happened to have a heart condition. In January 1986, Garza died suddenly after a blood vessel burst in his brain–and his heart was transplanted into… Read more »