politicians

Reviews of the politicians kissing babies and running governments around the world; applaud and criticize the decisions they make and their implications.

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Dylan Gonzalez13 hours ago
Dear Theresa, Do You Want to Go Nuclear?
Let's get a few things straight, right off the bat. I am from the US (specifically, New Jersey, organically raised to dislike our soon-to-be former governor and raised on Taylor ham). I already deal w...
Michael Eric Ross14 hours ago
Svengali Has Left the Building. Watch Out.
It was January 2017, just days after Donald Trump was inaugurated in the White House, and newly-minted White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon was talking to The Hollywood Reporter, plotting th...
Sam Fogleman3 days ago
Paul LePage Can't Stop Insulting People
Earlier this week, Maine Governor Paul LePage, a man who is no stranger to scandalous statements on all sorts of issues, took an opportunity during a speech to call classroom teachers “a dime a dozen....
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Is It a Threat? Is It a Joke? Scaramucci Says He'll Bring a "Professionally Monogrammed Front Stabbing Knife" for Stephen Colbert
Anthony Scaramucci, aka "The Mooch", aka the White House Communications Director with the shortest lived tenure, seems like he might be going off the rails. In an August 10 tweet, Scaramucci posted, "...
Influx of Asylum Seekers In Canada Prompts Military Support
"To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith," Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tweeted January 28, 2017, and it appears that refugees in the...
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Jacob A. Rivas13 days ago
Dear Donald
Dear Donald, I've written to you before, but it's unlikely to have reached you. After all, I'm just one citizen and I didn't even vote; I sort of don't believe in it. It's hard to write to you, or abo...
'The Mooch' Is Out—But Why Was He In?
Queen jokes aside, why was Anthony Scaramucci even brought in as communications director? Was he even vetted at all? For starters, consider that Scaramucci was a man who took great pride in being know...
Cato Conroy22 days ago
How Do Democracies Become Dictatorships?
It's often been said that those who do not fight for freedom should expect to stop having it. In many points throughout history, democracies stopped being democratic — and started being the grounds th...
'The Mooch' Launches Vulgar Tirade On 'New Yorker' Reporter
Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, apparently has quite the mouth on him. Although "The Mooch" seemed quite serene and conciliatory in his first appearance at the communi...
Republican Senators Open Fire on Trump on Hot Mic
It's finally happened. One Republican senator has ripped President Trump for an apparent lack of knowledge, while a Democratic senator, in an effort to show support, seemed to question Trump's mental ...
Michael Blaira month ago
The Scottish Sporran Legion and Other Myths
In the usual way these ideas happen, this was a random SNP tweet to which I replied. Apparently, if Scotland becomes independent, all non believers will be hunted down and thrown over the border to En...
Why John McCain's Brain Cancer is Not a Tragedy
There's a sketch from The Jeselnik Offensive that saw the comedian's entire family put in danger, and it was only aired once. The controversy stemmed from Jeselnik celebrating the death of a New Zeala...
Katy Jacksona month ago
Dear Theresa,
Like many Brits, I have questions for you, basic questions that would warrant basic answers such as “yes” and “no”. I don’t think those words have passed your lips since you became Prime Minister, hav...
Katy Jacksona month ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg: The Ordinary Man
There has been a lot of stir of late around Jacob Rees-Mogg. For those of you who don't know, he is the Conservative MP for North East Somerset. Why has there been a big stir around him? Well, there s...
Lizzy Arrowa month ago
Dear Theresa
You may have heard of me or you may not have, but I don't have any qualifications of any sort of politics. I do have to say that I know for certain you need to quit whilst you're ahead, because at the...
Michael Blaira month ago
Dear Theresa...
Dear Theresa....... When you were given the leadership of the Conservative party and automatically became Prime Minister, I hoped you would make some serious changes in the way your party governed the...
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Donald Morrisa month ago
America at War
Have you noticed that all of the wars that America has been dragged into by our power hungry and heartless leaders seem to go on and on for decades? We never hear of any talks or negotiations or any d...