D.R. Tucker

Jimmy Fallon’s Surrender to Donald Trump

His words couldn’t be any more pathetic. You could see the beads of flop sweat on Jimmy Fallon’s face on Sunday Today, as he tried to defend his reluctance to subject Donald Trump to intense ridicule on The Tonight Show: He doesn’t like talking about politics? He prefers to talk about pop culture? Dude, Trump… Read more »

The Clarence Thomas Museum Controversy

Sometimes you just can’t withhold judgment. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture unveiled its latest exhibit, one featuring Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a figure whose absence from the museum when it opened a year ago raised eyebrows among conservatives. According to the Washington Times, Thomas appears as part of an… Read more »

Trump Uncorks, Says Bob’s A Dork

I guess Donald Trump had to find something else to complain about because Alec Baldwin wasn’t in the SNL cold open last night: Sen. Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday called the White House “an adult day care center” after President Trump attacked him in a morning Twitter tirade…. Read more »

Al Gore’s Decade of Dignity

No one deserved it more. This Thursday marks the tenth anniversary of Al Gore and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their trailblazing work in attempting to prevent the planet from being set ablaze due to carbon pollution. The Gore/IPCC win drove climate deniers nuts–a very… Read more »

They’re Not ‘Mass Shootings.’ They’re Republican Shootings.

They have no shame. They will never have any shame. The Republican Party–that foul entity that surrendered its dignity to the NRA and the arms industry decades ago–is, for all intents and purposes, an unindicted co-conspirator in the deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas one week ago tonight. The GOP’s steadfast refusal to consider… Read more »