Good News, Pat Roberts is Retiring! Bad News, Kris Kobach or Ajit Pai Could Replace Him!

The list of Kansas Republicans interested in succeeding Roberts in 2020 features the predicable rogues gallery of terrible politicians—Mike Pompeo, Kris Kobach, Derek Schmidt, Roger Marshall, and Kevin Yoder. If those men aren’t bad enough for you, Matt Schlapp (chairman of the American Conservative Union) and Ajit Motherfucking Pai (chairman of the Federal Communications Commission) have also been mentioned as potential replacements. Gag.

Farewell Barry, and Thank You.

New York, NY — The other night before going to bed I watched the Netflix original “Barry.” The film was a slice-of-life moment during Barack Obama’s years at Columbia undergrad in New York City. Last night, I was barnstorming NYC going from protests to anti-inauguration networking events and fundraisers and meeting many people I have never…

Sarah Palin, PTSD, and the Survivor-As-Hero Myth

This past Tuesday, half-term governor Sarah Palin endorsed fellow reality TV star and demagogue Donald Trump for president of the United States of America. That same day, her son Track, an Iraq war veteran, was arrested for drunkenly assaulting his girlfriend with an AR-15 and attempting to prevent her from reporting it to the police….