A pair of politically active groups are giving up their quest to have Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren enter the 2016 presidential fray. Massachusetts Senator and liberal icon Elizabeth Warren has has long said she isn't running for president. Now, after months of ignoring her protestations, Sen. Warren's strongest backers are finally taking no for an answer. "Today we announce the suspension of our campaign to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. There's no sugar-coating it: We didn't achieve our central goal. But there's a bigger story that gives us tremendous hope: as one headline put it, "Elizabeth Warren may not be running, but she's in the 2016 race anyway." read more
Hillary Clinton plans to officially launch her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in New York City midday June 13. Clinton is scheduled to speak at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, named after the famous themes the former president laid out in his 1941 State of the Union address: that everyone around the world ought to be able to enjoy the freedom of speech, the freedom of worship, the freedom from want and the freedom from fear. "Throughout her career, Hillary Clinton has been inspired by FDR's belief that America is stronger when we summon the work and talents of all Americans and has long admired Eleanor Roosevelt as a role model," a campaign spokesperson said. read more
A bunch of reporters have recently discovered a shocking truth: Hillary Clinton is liberal! (I heard a rumor that Columbo has been helping with the investigation.)
We've gotten this raft of "Clinton is liberal" exposés as Clinton has revved up her 2016 campaign, speaking out in support of gay marriage, a pathway to citizenship for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, and criminal justice reform. read more
Can we all stop pretending that there's any real suspense in this presidential race?
By BILL SCHER
May 31, 2015
As the children's book says: Voters, it's time to "Go the F*k to sleep." You can turn off Fox, MSNBC, and CNN; you can close Twitter; you can sign off your crazy uncle's Facebook feed. read more
I f***ing hate Thenns
→ MAY 31, 2015 Warning: Full spoilers for the episode follow...
Not THAT'S more like it. What an exceptionally savage and exciting final fifteen minutes. "Hardhome" actually sort of broke the "Episode 9 is the most exciting, impactful episode of the season" rule here. I'm assuming, of course. Next week could still deliver big.
More excellent not from the books renderings. read more