The Best of New York Times Columnist Ross Douthat’s Incorrect Predictions That Trump Would Lose the GOP Nomination

The demise of Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s primary campaigns almost certainly assure, in the absence of some intervening event or act of God, that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President. More importantly, they present the opportunity to recall which political commentators insisted that Trump could…

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The Justice Department Just Told North Carolina Their Anti-Gay Bill Violates the Civil Rights Act

In March, North Carolina passed House Bill 2, better known as the “Bathroom Bill.” In addition to requiring everyone in the state to identify as the biological sex on their birth certificate when using a public restroom, the bill effectively overturned “every local LGBT anti-discrimination measure in the state.”…

Last Night God Rained Down on Beyoncé—But Was It For Supporting LGBT People or Playing North Carolina?

Beyoncé’s Formation Tour stop last night was plagued with rain and lightning, which at one point caused the show to halt and the venue to be temporarily evacuated (Beyoncé eventually made her way back onstage to conclude her set). This is notable because the show took place in none other than the Carter-Finley Stadium…

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Can You Guess Which of These Very Short Events Lasted Longer Than Carly Fiorina’s VP Run?

Carly Fiorina was a candidate for Vice President for six days—a period of time in which she managed to sing a creepy song, fall off of a stage, and fail just one more time in her ongoing quest to attain political office. It was a long 144 hours—just a few hours shy of how long James Franco’s arm got stuck in that rock…