Fact-Checking in a Fact-Free World

Debunking urban legends and Internet rumors is harder than it used to be.

Rush Limbaugh is Still Dead

The reflections on the departed right-wing talk host continue.

Manchin Opposes Tanden for OMB

The Senate’s last conservative Democrat is taking President Biden’s call for unity seriously.

Rush Limbaugh, 1951-2021

The talk radio megastar has died, aged 70.

Witnesses are Coming (UPDATE: Never Mind)

And illustrations of the fact that this isn’t a regular trial.

Lou Dobbs Canceled

Fox Business has abruptly sidelined its most popular host.

Fox News Purging ‘Real Journalists’

Losing viewers to fringe networks, the Fair and Balanced team is joining them.

Fantasies of a Post-Trump Republican Party

The GOP will almost certainly survive. But in what form?

Liz Cheney’s Statement on Impeachment

The #3 Republican in the House will vote to impeach.

The Terrorist In The Mirror

There’s a word for people who use outrageous violence to terrorize.

Ousting Trump Early Incredibly Unlikely

The President of the United States is a national security threat. Can we get rid of him now?

The Nasty Politicization of COVID

Our cultural divide over the pandemic is turning us into worse people.

Representative Mitchell Disaffiliates with the GOP

One member of the Grand Old Party has had it.

The Next Attempt to Subvert

January 6th, when the electoral votes are counted.

Violence after DC ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Peaceful protests were once again followed by nighttime clashes.

Newsmax Gaining on Fox

The information bubble is getting smaller.

Reforming the EC is not the Same as Overturning it

Wherein I respond to a ridiculous comparison.

Trump is Who We Thought He Was

That which worked for petty business disputes was never going to work on this big of a stage.

Reaping the Whirlwind

That thing that happens when you sow the wind with conspiracy theories.

More Nonsense About the Election

A shadowy flight into the realm of evidence that does not exist.

Trump’s Legal Team Imploding

We won’t have Sidney Powell to kick around any more.

More Kook Than Coup

A shameful farce continues to unfold.

Former Right-Wing Media Star Turns Against Right-Wing Media

So, it turns out that Fox News wasn’t really all that fair or balanced.

Trump Accidentally Concedes

Because he’s an idiot.

Comparative Congratulations

Most leaders ring up Joe.

There Is No Fraud

The President’s claims have no merit.

Not as Bad as We Feared

Revisiting predictions about what would happen if what has happened happened.

GOP Fracturing Over Trump

While many are congratulating President-Elect Biden, too many are still following a loser.

Joe Biden the 46th President of the United States

All the major outlets are finally acknowledging the obvious.

Biden Ahead in Georgia

Hopefully, we can finally declare a President-Elect today.

‘They’re Trying to Rig an Election’

The lies aren’t working anymore.

Where the Presidential Race Stands

Why it’s all over but the crying.

The Two Sides of Fox News

Last night amplifies a long pattern.

Trump Win Claim Not Working

The usual suspects are not playing along.

Blue Wave Crashes

It’ll be days before we know the final 2020 results but a resounding repudiation is unlikely.

The Great Disappointment

President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami

Trump Likely to Claim Victory

The expectations game will be especially tricky this year.

UPS ate my Propaganda

The ongoing pathetic attempt to create a scandal around Hunter Biden.

The Shadow of 2000

The two parties learned different lessons from the last contested election.

Peek Hack

Up is down. Down is up.

Susan Collins’ Meaningless ‘No’ on Barrett

A desperate re-election gambit that has no impact on the outcome.

Final 2020 Debate Less Awful Than Worst Debate Ever

Less Trumpy Trump still Trump.

The Endless Corruption of the Trump Presidency

Same endless song, different verse.

Biden’s Lead is Historic

He has the largest lead of any challenger since modern polling began in 1936.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Trump Ad Quotes Fauci Out of Context

No, our topic infectious disease expert did not endorse President Trump.

Trump Piling Irresponsibility on Irresponsibility

The world’s worst COVID manager is now the world’s worst COVID patient.

Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Debate

A national nightmare that may not have changed many minds.

President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Trump On ‘Peaceful Transition’

Whether the delusions of a madman or a deliberate scheme to poison the waters, there’s cause for concern.

Do the Polls Matter?

President Trump is historically unpopular and has consistently trailed Joe Biden. He could still win.