Dumb Study Says Unarmed Black People Less Likely To Be Shot By Police

The Washington Post’s slide into the ludicrous continues with its laughable write-up of a new study out of Washington State that boldly suggests that unarmed black people are much safer from police shootings than white people. Indeed, the paper trumpets the study with the headline: “This study found race matters in…


Trump Fans Seem to Get Particularly Mad at Jewish and Women Reporters, I Wonder Why That Is

Reporter Julia Ioffe recently wrote a deeply reported profile of Melania Trump for GQ, one that revealed the existence of her secret half-brother and also her dad’s strong similarities to the Donald. Now Ioffe’s getting deluged with sexist, anti-Semitic abuse. It’s almost like there’s a pattern here?

Advisors to Trump and Cruz Previously Worked for a Bloodthirsty Guatemalan Multimillionaire Who Promised to Broadcast Executions

Today, Tim Clark and Ron Nehring run Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s California presidential campaigns, respectively. But four years ago, the Guardian reports, the two men spent six weeks in Guatemala as paid advisors to Manuel Baldízon, a multimillionaire rightwing populist who promised to broadcast executions on…