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Past articles by Janet:

Paul Krugman Reveals Who Really Broke Our Politics and Why

The destruction of every political norm started well before Donald Trump. → Read More

5 Right-Wing Outrages This Week: Trump Surrogates Reach Hysterical New Heights

Newt Gingrich and Betsy McCaughey are badly in need of a seminar on understanding sexual assault. → Read More

The Frightening Implications of the Acquittals in the Oregon Standoff

The verdict may embolden other right-wing, anti-government militias, experts say. Just in time for election day. → Read More

Paul Krugman Warns That Trumpism Is Here to Stay With or Without the Orange One

Trumpism is the Republican brand, now matter how hard they try to disavow Trump himself. → Read More

5 Right-Wing Outrages This Week: Trump's Insane First 100 Days

We learned something about the flavor of the Kool-Aid in the Trump household this week. → Read More

Sarah Palin Posts Nonsensical Rant in Support of Trump's 'Rigged Election' Claims

Palin has lots of exclamation points !!!! and CAPITAL LETTERS in her Facebook post about the DEBATE! → Read More

The 4 Weirdest Moments in Melania Trump's Interview With Anderson Cooper

It seems her husband is not the only subscriber to conspiracy theories. → Read More

Paul Krugman: Why the Future Lies in the Hands of Suburban Women

A mere victory for Clinton may not be nearly enough. → Read More

The Trump Trainwreck Barrels on as More Top Republicans Bail

Condoleezza Rice says step down; McCain finally bails; an ex-Apprentice producer says there is worse to come. → Read More

5 Looniest Right-Wing Moments This Week: The Crazier Trump Gets, the Crazier His Cloned Pals Giuliani and Hannity Become

In the Trump bubble, not much oxygen gets in. → Read More

The 10 Most Bizarro Moments of the Debate—and Just After

Trump even managed to advance a new paranoid conspiracy theory. → Read More

Paul Krugman Divulges the Part of This Campaign That Isn't Being Covered—And It's a Whopper

Ummm, hello? → Read More

Poor Families Evicted From Silicon Valley Apartments so Building Can Rebrand for Facebook Workers

The effort is a heartless piece of rebranding. → Read More

5 Most Toxic Right-Wing Moments This Week: Trump Is America's Worst Troll

Next week, Trump will acknowledge the existence of gravity! And we will be there to cover it! → Read More

5 Outrageous Right-Wing Moments This Week: Gohmert Gets Brain Stuck in a Blender

Speakers at the Values Voter Summit showed they know exactly what Jesus would do. → Read More

Paul Krugman Reveals the Disturbing Consequences of the Media's Inability to Call Out Trump's Lies

Wednesday night's forum might portend doom. → Read More

Charles Blow Takes the Gloves Off With Trump—And It's Glorious

New York Times columnist Charles Blow is not having any of Trump's recent blatant pandering to black voters. None. Zilch. Calling Trump's so-called black outreach, "the effort of a bigot to disguise his bigotry," Blow eviscerated Trump's craven dishonesty in telling black congregations he was not the bigot the media portrays him as. "No sir, stop right there," Blow wrote in Monday's column. "We… → Read More

Paul Krugman Dismantles the Dangerously Lopsided Coverage of Trump and Clinton

Is the 2016 race a reboot of the Bush v. Gore election? → Read More

5 Insane Right-Wing Moments This Week: Michele Bachmann's Apocalypse Now

Trump has legitimized all sorts of loonies. → Read More

Paul Krugman Exposes What's Behind the Cruel Politics Killing Pregnant Women in Texas

Trump did not invent mean-spirited policies. → Read More