Well, it’s been a good run. The people of Earth developed agriculture, composed symphonies, traveled into space, and invented a high-tech porn-distribution device that could also be used to watch cat videos, but now it’s all over. The zombie apocalypse — the one we’ve all feared for the past couple of years or so, whenever
Walking Dead premiered — has finally begun.
It’s subtle. If you look out your window right now, you won’t see a herd of decomposed, blood-soaked zombies lumbering down the middle of the street. Not yet. But the evidence is there, if you’re willing to piece it all
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Trump’s Doctor Took Only 5 Minutes to Write Candidate’s Medical Report
The rushed doctor, inspired by the candidate’s rhetoric, had declared that Trump would be the healthiest president in U.S. history.
Yesterday at 5:20 p.m.
Or, Actually, Maybe the Trump Campaign Is Doing Everything Right
Donald Trump has had a terrible week. Or so we thought before seeing this new Reuters poll.
Yesterday at 2:49 p.m.
CEO of Price-Gouging Drug Company Could Have Picked a Better Binder to Pose With
Yesterday at 2:28 p.m.
Trump Attacks Clinton From the Left on Crime, Because Nothing Matters
The “law and order” candidate attacks Clinton for her husband’s tough-on-crime policies, because there is no truth in this world but certain death.
Yesterday at 1:50 p.m.
Media False Equivalence Is Trump’s Best Friend in the Debate Over Racism
Clinton offered a detailed indictment. Trump replied with an insult. How’s that a draw?
Yesterday at 12:40 p.m.
Conservatives Seem to Grasp They’ve Lost the Public Debate on Gay Rights
That’s why we’re not hearing much about “religious liberty” in 2016.
Yesterday at 12:25 p.m.
Democrats Are Taking Full Advantage of Our ‘Broken Campaign-Finance System’
The DNC is taking in millions from maxed-out donors by exploiting a loophole in campaign-finance law.
Yesterday at 11:45 a.m.
This Magnificent Barcelona Cathedral Has Been Under Construction for 134 Years
That’s a lot of construction.
Yesterday at 10:47 a.m.
Trump: Only Desperate Liars Call Their Opponent Racist. Also Hillary Is Racist.
Trump brings his party’s racial contradictions to a head.
Yesterday at 9:56 a.m.
Report: Trump Campaign Chief Fraudulently Registered to Vote in Florida
Steve Bannon registered to vote using the address of an abandoned house.
Yesterday at 9:29 a.m.
Why the University of Chicago’s Anti–‘Safe Space’ Letter Is Important
Did it go a little overboard? Yes. Did it highlight a legitimate issue? Also yes.
Yesterday at 6:02 a.m.
Fresh Intelligence: Today Is an Exciting Day for the ‘Alt-Right’
Our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.
Yesterday at 5:07 a.m.
Trump Denies ‘Softening’ on Immigration, Though That’s Literally What He Said
Now he’s against legalization again.
Yesterday at 1:46 a.m.
Creates World’s Largest Marine Preserve in Hawaii
The president is on something of a conservation kick.
Yesterday at 1:05 a.m.
Trump Campaign Manager Stephen Bannon Charged With Domestic Violence in 1996
His ex-wife said he pressured her not to show up in court so the case would be dropped.
8/25/2016 at 11:50 p.m.
U.S. Court Finds Russian Lawmaker’s Son Guilty of Hacking, Identity Theft
Prosecutors say he is “one of the most prolific credit card
traffickers in history.”
8/25/2016 at 5:36 p.m.
Clinton’s ‘Alt-Right’ Attack on Trump Is a Calculated Risk
By describing Trump as the candidate of a racist “fringe element,” she can energize her base. But she’s making a gamble.
8/25/2016 at 5:34 p.m.
Clinton Assures GOP Voters That They Are Better Than Their Racist Nominee
Clinton aimed her speech about Donald Trump and the ‘alt-right’ squarely at the moderate Republicans who are embarrassed by him.
8/25/2016 at 4:49 p.m.
No, Welfare’s Not an Appealing Alternative to Work
Twenty years after federal welfare reform, cash assistance is becoming rare in many states, and provides little help to those who get it.
8/25/2016 at 1:05 p.m.
If Hillary Wins, Democrats Will Have Posted a Record Presidential Winning Streak
Taking the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections.