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 Plans to Help More Republicans Lose in 2018
The historically unpopular president wants to do a lot more endorsements and rallies to help GOP midterm candidates.
Reports: The Pentagon Spent Millions on UFO Research
For about five years, the government wanted to believe.
Roy Moore Won’t Accept Reality, Fundraises for ‘Election Integrity Fund’
Math be damned, the defeated candidate is pushing voter fraud.
CDC Tells Staff to Avoid Seven Words, Including ‘Evidence-Based’
Reminiscent of both Big Brother and George Carlin.
Are We Going to War With Iran?
Because it looks like we’re getting ready to go to war with Iran.
Yesterday at 7:21 p.m.
Here’s What’s in the Final Draft of the GOP Tax Bill
Some of the worst provisions in previous bills have been scrapped. Most remain.
Yesterday at 6:16 p.m.
Former Intern Accuses Wyoming’s Secretary of State of Sexual Assault
Ed Murray, who denies the charge, is considered a front-runner for governor in Wyoming. That may soon change.
Yesterday at 6:02 p.m.
The Rock May Run for President When He Can Get Around to It
In what is increasingly not just a joke, Dwayne Johnson says he’s mulling a presidential campaign, but not until he has time, probably in 2024.
Yesterday at 5:55 p.m.
Paul Manafort’s House Arrest Lifted, But He Can’t Leave Florida or Stay Out Late
The former Trump campaign manager will wear a GPS monitor as he awaits trial.
Yesterday at 4:41 p.m.
Trump’s Labor Board Delivers Big Blow to Fast-Food Workers
The president’s appointees just made it easier for McDonald’s to underpay its workers and violate their labor rights. Populism!
Yesterday at 3:15 p.m.
New York Politics Chat: Is Trump the Worst President of All Time?
Five members of
New York’s politics team try to figure what Trump has to do to take the (figurative) crown.
Yesterday at 2:54 p.m.
Kansas Democrat Is First Female Political Casualty of the ‘Reckoning’
An old company settlement with a man alleging sexual harassment brought down the promising congressional candidacy of Andrea Ramsey.
Yesterday at 2:52 p.m.
Trump Lauds Cops, Rips Immigrants and Media in Speech to FBI
Despite his criticism of the Bureau, Trump received a warm welcome.
Yesterday at 12:08 p.m.
The Amendment Allowing Churches to Get Political Is Gone From the GOP Tax Bill
It was spiked by the Senate parliamentarian.
Yesterday at 11:52 a.m.
Alabama’s Christian Right Has Been Doubly Disgraced in 2017
In Roy Moore and former governor Bentley, the state’s conservative Evangelicals have backed two bad apples from the same basket.
Yesterday at 11:10 a.m.
Trump Might Fire His Top Diplomat for Always Pushing Diplomacy
Rex Tillerson keeps publicly calling for talks with North Korea, free of any preconditions. Trump’s generals would prefer war.
Yesterday at 10:32 a.m.
Amazingly Unqualified Trump Judicial Nominee Flayed by Republican Senator
The administration’s war on competence, captured on video.
Yesterday at 9:41 a.m.
Man Who Rammed Crowd at Charlottesville Rally Charged With First-Degree Murder
James Fields could be going to prison for the rest of his life.
Yesterday at 9:20 a.m.
Inequality Is Rising Across the Globe — and Skyrocketing in the U.S.
A new report shows that inequality is a political choice — and American policy makers have chosen to accelerate its growth.
Yesterday at 8:31 a.m.
Andrew Sullivan: The Assault on Mueller
We’ve learned a new and sickening thing this month: GOP tribalism demands that the special counsel be aggressively smeared.