Entries by mistermix

The Khans Respond

Ghazala: Donald Trump has asked why I did not speak at the Democratic convention. He said he would like to hear from me. Here is my answer to Donald Trump: Because without saying a thing, all the world, all America, felt my pain. I am a Gold Star mother. Whoever saw me felt me in […]

Gone, Baby, Gone

The DWS shit-show was getting pretty pathetic: Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was repeatedly interrupted and booed Monday as she sought to speak to Florida’s convention delegation. The Florida lawmaker, who will resign after the Democratic National Convention this week after leaked emails showed top members of the DNC working to boost […]

Ailes is Out

It’s hard out there for a pimp: Rupert Murdoch, chairman of Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox, cut short a vacation on the French Riviera with his wife Jerry Hall to return to New York and finalise the departure of his long-term ally. He will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox […]

Amateur Hour

It’s a little more than 4 months before the election, and Trump’s campaign is learning how to send email: Since members of the British Parliament have complained about receiving several fundraising emails from Donald Trump, politicians in several other foreign countries have revealed that they’ve also been flooded with email requests for donations from Trump. […]

Bad Interdisciplinary Journal Articles

For some reason I woke up imagining the worst articles that could come from an effort to mix the Internet with a mediocre English department.  Here are a couple: Because I could not stop for Snapchat – Imagining Dickinson in the Social Media Milieu #YourBlueEyedBoy – Cummings as Meme Do you have any?  Open thread.

Two Ledes

I’m about half past give-a-shit on Bernie v. Hillary, because as the X-ray clearly shows, this thing was broken long ago.  Anything Bernie says now is not going to amount to much.  If you want some evidence, look no further than the lede of a Guardian story titled Bernie Sanders: I will work with Hillary Clinton to […]