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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Businesses Cut NRA Ties As Pressure Campaign Mounts
The organization is experiencing a rare moment of actual public reckoning.
A Selection of Things Booed at CPAC
Including John McCain and naturalization ceremonies for new U.S. citizens.
Trump: If North Korea Doesn’t Obey Me, I Might Punish the Whole World
“If the sanctions don’t work, we’ll have to go to Phase 2. Phase 2 may be a very rough thing. May be very, very unfortunate for the world.”
Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Lying to the FBI
Paul Manafort’s longtime ally has promised to cooperate with Robert Mueller’s investigation.
CPAC Audience Lets Trump Know It Cares More About Guns Than Tax Cuts
In a strange but revealing direct poll of his adoring audience, Trump finds confirmation that the culture war matters most.
Trump Calls Americans Who Came Here Through Visa Lottery ‘Horrendous’
The president has repeatedly claimed that he stands with “all” American citizens. At CPAC, he (once again) revealed that to be a lie.
U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem Is Happening Almost Immediately
When a real embassy facility is built in Jerusalem, it could be paid for in part by donations from conservative donors — including Sheldon Adelson.
Trump Predicts ‘Crooked’ Media Will Endorse His Reelection
It actually makes sense, if you think about it.
The Anti-Trump Movement Has Already Made Profound Progressive Change
Progressives have revolutionized criminal justice in Philadelphia, and are on the cusp of passing a long list of vital reforms in Washington state.
Donald Trump Is the Most Pure Conservative President Ever
Trump exists not because conservatism lost, but because it won.
Immigration Agency Removes ‘Nation of Immigrants’ From Mission Statement
The agency will also stop referring to immigrants as “customers.”
Andrew Sullivan: How Do We Cope With Trump?
The antidote to our toxic political and cultural climate: Look to figures who found themselves in similar circumstances yet kept their heads.
The American Gun Glut Is a Problem for the Entire World
Illegal trafficking, military aid, and small arms exports make U.S. guns available to buyers around the world — including terrorists and drug cartels.
Trump’s Minor Gun Actions Are Probably All Congress Will Allow
The White House is rolling out tweaks to existing laws, but Republicans in Congress appear resistant to even the mildest gun-control measures.
Yesterday at 9:32 p.m.
Robert Mueller Puts the Squeeze on Paul Manafort and Rick Gates Yet Again
A new indictment accuses them of carrying out an elaborate scheme to defraud both private financial institutions and the United States.
Yesterday at 6:33 p.m.
MO Governor Indicted for Allegedly Taking Nude Blackmail Photo of Illicit Lover
Eric Greitens is in legal trouble for how he dealt with his former lover. But he’s also in danger of being impeached by his fellow Republicans.
Yesterday at 6:22 p.m.
Armed Officer at Stoneman Douglas Didn’t Enter School During Shooting
“He never went in,” Sheriff Scott Israel said.
Yesterday at 6:17 p.m.
Nearly 500 Days After the Election, CPAC Erupts in ‘Lock Her Up’ Chant
At CPAC, Hillary Clinton is still on everyone’s mind.
Yesterday at 4:37 p.m.
Berniecrats Endorse Kucinich, Bernie Keeps His Distance
If Sanders’s supporters go one way and he goes another in a key 2018 race, what does that say about 2020?
Yesterday at 4:16 p.m.
The Death of a Skyscraper
What does it mean for New York if a Wall Street bank knocks down a historic building to harvest some tax incentives?