QAnon started on an obscure internet forum. Now its supporters are running for Congress.
David RobertsRepublicans are nominating unhinged conspiracy theorists to run for Congress. There is no parallel on the left. The parties are not mirror images. One has descended into anti-democratic reactionary mania.
WEST FINLEY, Pennsylvania — In his first visit to a coal mine since becoming the 15th secretary of energy, Dan Brouillette said the innovations he witnessed at the Consol Energy Pennsylvania mining complex along the Washington County and Greene...
David RobertsEnergy Secretary Dan Brouillette, increasingly desperate to save coal, now says it's going to fade from the electricity sector but thrive as ... a raw material for decking? What a farce.
Government should treat the need to reopen schools as an emergency.
David RobertsThis is so important. And infuriating. Solving these problems requires money. The federal government has all the money it needs, but Senate Republicans won't allow it to go out. So schools are starving and parents are suffering.
Directed by Jason Reitman. With Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman. Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
David RobertsWatching Juno with the kids; hadn't seen since it came out in 2007. This movie is extreeeeeemely quirky. Not even for a moment does it let you forget how quirky it is. Just the most 2000s-twee-indie thing ever.
House Speaker Paul Ryan dealt his own party's presidential nominee a withering blow Monday, telling fellow Republicans he will no longer defend Donald Trump and will instead use the next 29 days to focus on preserving his party's hold on Congress.
“They probably won’t have” the Jacksonville convention. The Joni Ernst campaign is angry at Trump’s horrible numbers. Meadows and Kushner are at loggerheads over Parscale. And if things don’t turn around by Labor Day, GOP defections may begin.
David Roberts"A Republican strategist close to Mitch McConnell told me that Republicans have Labor Day penciled in as the deadline for Trump to have turned things around. After that, he’s on his own."
David RobertsMight as well read this story again, just for funsies.
MOSCOW (AP) — A majority of voters approved changes to Russia’s constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, but the weeklong plebiscite that ended Wednesday...
David RobertsEveryone: why does Trump worship Putin the way he does?
AP: "Russian voters approved changes to the constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to potentially hold power until 2036..."
David RobertsMore than 100 newspapers called on Bill Clinton to resign after he lied about sex with an intern. We recently learned that Russia put a bounty on the heads of US soldiers & Trump knew & did absolutely nothing about it. Calls for resignation so far: 0.