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In the runup to the 2014 midterms, the GOP has finally decided it is time to get their policy wonkiness on and roll out some super-well-thought-out bills that will totally fix things for workers everywhere, and you will all be so totally rich and relaxed if you just vote Republican this November. What will your […]

Are you ready for some déjà vu? The Obama Administration is looking to implement a policy that will lead to healthier Americans. And once again, the GOP is frothing and foaming and throwing a temper-tantrum because they fucking HATE healthy (post-embryotic) Americans! And the kicker: they might just shut down the government, take their toys, […]

Let’s just not tell Mitch McConnell where he went wrong here, OK? It would be more fun that way. You see, he’s pledging that when he becomes Senate Majority Leader next year, he’s going to repeal Obamacare SO HARD. (Hey, let’s not remind him that there’s no way he could hope to override the inevitable […]

Now that his initial wave of ranty anger over the Veterans Administration clusterfuck has passed, Jon Stewart brings us a brief review of our great nation’s proud history of saying nice things about veterans, promising they deserve all the support a grateful nation can provide, and royally screwing them over because actually paying for that […]

In the closest thing to a “Super Tuesday” in this off-year election, a whole bunch of Tea Party candidates did worse than expected against “mainstream” Republicans who had better funding and who all sound like teabaggers now anyway. The biggest win of the night was less of a surprise now than it might have been […]

You’d think that maybe Republicans might have learned something from what happened when Ted Cruz asked Facebook readers to say they hate Obamacare. Which is to say, he got trolled hard by people who love not dying in the streets. Today, Mitch McConnell’s Facebook page is asking folks how they think he should wield a […]

Kentucky Senate candidate Matt Bevin just can’t seem to stop talking about the fundamental American right to make a sport out of watching animals tear each other to pieces, because god knows he needs to try to find some way of spinning that speech he gave at a pro-cockfighting rally last weekend. First he tried […]

Look, don’t go getting any funny ideas about Mitch McConnell’s teabagging primary opponent Matt Bevin being a supporter of cockfighting just because he gave a speech to a pro-cockfighting rally. All he saw on his schedule last Saturday morning was that he was speaking to a “States rights rally,” although maybe all the feathers and […]

Mitch McConnell’s Senate campaign released a weird new video this week, a wordless two minutes of ol’ Yertle with everyday Kentuckians. But the folks at The Daily Show discovered that the three opening shots — with the old reptile turning his head and smiling like some stygian swamp beast — make for some pretty awesome […]

Once upon a time, Republicans looooooooved the Tea Party. No, it’s true. The Tea Party was this great “independent” uprising of really Republican Republicans who were SO mad that they’d been Taxed Enough Already (translation: super pissed there was a black guy squatting in the White House), and Republicans would ride the wave of tinfoil-hatted […]

We all know that every problem in America can be blamed on the liberals, with our absolute belief that man-on-dog-on-snowman sex should be taught as Biblically sanctioned in second grade classrooms. Let’s just face facts — we liberals love us some LGBTQs, and we have no bigger champion in our fold than Senate Minority Leader […]

Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) has proposed a tax reform plan that, on its face, is not an insult to math and human decency. Therefore he gets a simple (R-Mich.) next to his name here instead of the usual (R-dickflicker) thing we do because he is acting like a grown-up legislator statesman instead of a cruel […]

We have quite a range of incoherent shouting for you in today’s visit to the ol’ comment queue, so let’s jump right in and unleash the ugly vile little snark mob, shall we? Let us begin with “bmmg39,” who had a bone to pick with all of us for our stupid-headed failure to recognize that […]

When we first heard of this Matt Bevin guy who’s running against Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky Republican primary, the only thing we knew about him was that he was a millionaire, a tea partier, and the sort of person who calls Mitch Goddamn McConnell a big-government liberal. Well, now we have a deeper understanding […]

Cockfighting is a “sport” in which angry, often drugged male chickens, or “cocks,” try to kill each other in “rings” (called “cock rings”) using their beaks, spurs, and sometimes razor blades or other weapons that their owners (called “real shitheel motherfuckers”) attach to their weird, lizardlike bodies. Some people enjoy cockfighting, because it’s part of […]