Tag: Hillary Clinton

Enemy of the State: The Right’s Plan to Destroy Ayanna Pressley

From the moment she won, they declared war. Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley’s victory over Rep. Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’s Seventh Congressional District on September 4 was a moment of celebration for those who believe that new and passionately progressive voices are needed in the Democratic choir. It was also a… Read more »

Basket Cases

In his first year on the Court [Clarence Thomas] scarcely ever left the Supreme Court Building on foot, and that was fortunate, in one way, because it meant that he probably never saw the boldly lettered [graffiti] on a Capitol Hill sidewalk across the street. It said, “Anita Told the Truth.” —“The Burden of Clarence… Read more »

A Super Decision by the DNC?

Perhaps you can call it a political revolution. Democratic Party officials voted Saturday to strip superdelegates of much of their power in the presidential nominating process, infuriating many traditionalists while handing a victory to the party’s left flank. The measure’s overwhelming approval – met by cheers in a hotel ballroom here – concluded a tense… Read more »

O-MG: A New Low for NBC

Omarosa Manigault-Newman once said Trump’s critics would have to bow down to him one day. Shame on NBC for bowing down to her today.