Tag: wapo

Trump Aides Quit Trying To Control Him. Wonkagenda For Thurs., Nov. 30, 2017

GOP tries try ram tax cuts (for rich) down our throats, Roy Moore doesn't think women should vote, and Trump's aides are giving up. Your morning news brief.

Roy Moore Raising Money From ALLEGEDLY Molesting Kids. Wonkagenda For Fri., Nov. 10, 2017

Roy Moore is a gross pervert and people are actually defending him, the Senate shows its tax cuts (for the super rich), and old Reaganites are full of sads. Your morning news brief.

Trump Tax ‘Plan’: You’ll Be Sick To Death. Wonkagenda For Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017

Trump tax plan is here, Kushnerville strikes back, and Democrats LURV Puerto Rico. Your morning news brief.

London Having Fucking TERRIBLE Year. Wonkagenda For Mon., June 19, 2017

Trump's lawyer thinks you should ignore his tweets, John Ossoff's race is getting dirty, and Megyn Kelly is MEAN to Alex Jones. Your morning news brief!

Obama Secretly Taking Leaks Everywhere! Wonkagenda For Tues., Feb. 28, 2017

Paul Manafort stepped in something in Ukraine, Obama's pulling ALL the strings, and Tom Perez and Keith Ellison are best buds. Your morning news brief!
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2016 Was One Heck Of A Year For The Journamalisms!

2016 was a surprisingly good year for some surprisingly good journalism.

Wonkagenda: Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Jen Rubin Wants You To Get Married. Yes All Of You. Even You!

The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin wrote an extremely lazy column about how "Marriage = Happiness," throwing a bunch of blockquotes together and calling it a day. Nice work if you can get it! For a column from the frequently bewildering...

Ezra Klein Didn’t Get Ten Million Dollars From Washington Post, Taking His Wonkblog And Going Home

Exciting media news! Okay fine, “media news!” Ezra Klein, America’s foremost wunderkind of writing words about charts, is leaving the Washington Post. According to The POLITICO, wunderkind Klein wanted the Post to help him start a new blog-type venture...

60 Minutes’ Benghazi Dude Kind Of Lied About Benghazi Throughout Benghazi Story; Thanks Obama!

You may recall that 60 Minutes had an explosive True Facts About Benghazi story from a whole week ago? Yeah, us neither. But there was this one guy on the show, a security contractor for a British company, who...

Cory Booker Refuses To Douse Hopes That Everyone Can Sleep With Him Maybe

OMG you guys, did you hear that Cory Booker might be gay? Well, actually, what he said was that he wasn't necessarily ruling out the possibility that he may or may not be gay, or straight, or something! In...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Thinks It Would Be Fun To Run A ‘News-Paper’

Well, THAT kind of came out of nowhere; there was some stuff on Twitter about all WaPo staff being summoned to the auditorium, and then suddenly we get the announcement that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos went and bought the...

Farm Bill Fail: House GOP Leadership Sucks At Their Job

So the House of Representatives has been compared to a bunch of spoiled whiny babies plenty of times, because Tea Party. And there have been a zillion stories written in newspapers, the web logs (“blogs”), and in the lamestream...

Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Vote, Much to the Dismay of Conservatives Everywhere

Unless you have been living under a rock over the last few years, you know that the GOP has a not-so-new idea to try to win elections: prevent those who would vote against them from being able to vote,...

Rep Elijah Cummings Smacks Down Darrell Issa, Badass Style

Time for a new series here on Wonket! In what is the sister of Nice Time and the antithesis of Legislative Shitmuffin, we proudly introduce Legislative Badasses. These folks are fighting foolishness, generating goodness, and counteracting conservatives. Our inaugural...

Lyingest Liar Obama Said ‘Terror’ Not ‘Terrorism’ So He Is A Liar And Also IMPEACH!

It is one thing for theater producer and all-around asshat Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Of Course) to get all Bill Clintony, as he did on Monday, and insist that "act of terror" is not "terrorism" so argle bargle something something...