The director’s rebuttal to Dylan Farrow’s allegations that he molested her depicts his ex, Mia Farrow, as a deceitful, manipulative, hate-mongering witch who brainwashed his child. A close examination of his own statements paints a different picture.
Last year I got a ton of crap for having an opinion. Now it’s everyone else’s turn.
As carbon pollution continues to drive global climate change and wreak havoc on our environment, the Obama Administration recently proposed limits on carbon pollution from new power plants. Here are 9 reasons why I care about climate change and why I support President Obama’s plan to address it.
A mass shooting is a performance. Repeating the name of the shooter makes him a star.
You Can Play Project co-founder Patrick Burke writes that out LGBT and “publicly pro-gay” people should not boycott the Sochi Olympic games despite Russia’s anti-LGBT environment and laws. “Show the world that there are elite LGBT athletes who are not afraid to be themselves, on and off the playing field,” he writes in this BuzzFeed op-ed.
Shamefully, Congress failed to act before the July 1st deadline to prevent your student loan interest rates from doubling. This is an issue on which we should all agree. I call on Congress to pass legislation that will retroactively prevent this de facto tax increase on young people already struggling under mountains of debt. At a time when Americans owe more than $1.2 trillion in student loans debt, the last thing we should do is make college more expensive for students and their families. Here are 11 reasons why Congress needs to act on student loan interest rates.
Besides Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall, most Democrats abandoned their civil liberty positions during the age of Obama. With a new leak investigation looming, the Democrat leadership are now being forced to confront all the secrets they’ve tried to hide.
The latest Tea Party–inspired project isn’t even finished, but it already looks pretty bad. RedState editor Ben Howe on his movement’s struggle to produce quality art and entertainment. [Updated]
Last week, Ben Howe was pilloried by some in the conservative blogosphere for writing for BuzzFeed. Now he offers a tribute to the right’s vibrant online community.
Shameful to mothers, shameful to children, shameful to the City of New York.
A workplace shooting turned into a firefight that left nine civilians injured, many reportedly by police bullets.The “active shooter scenario.”
Bill O’Reilly’s forebears knew a thing or two about turning to the government when the free market wasn’t cutting it.
A new FEC rule means you can give money with a text. A new challenge to email — and a boost for Obama.
Facebook is the space that matters. And a widely-cited Pew Research Center study looked at the wrong metric.
Google is not a social network, and other elementary errors.
Forget the future. Obama and Romney haven’t even figured out how to talk about their own records.
High-profile surrogates are, as usual, totally out of control. Bad memories from the Clinton war room.
Welcome to the political class’s quadrennial freakout.
In 2008 — when I worked against Obama, then for him — even David Gergen saw the race card everywhere. Now birther jokes are fair game.
Kind of like the time I tried to talk Billy Crystal out of a Jewish joke. Celebrities are impossible to control.