This Embarrassingly Racist 4th Of July: The Dance Around The Census Question Elicits An Excellent Rachel Maddow Moment

Maddow’s mad. I watch her show enough to notice when she’s feeling extra-deeply about a thing. She has the skilled thespian’s ability to control her emotions while seeming like she’s not able to control them (or the reverse). It’s part of why she’s really good at television. Today she was mad-not-mad about a court ruling…

X-Men’s DARK PHOENIX Comes Out This Week, So We Should Probably Impeach Trump ASAP, Right?

The DARK PHOENIX film premieres this week, representing the second cinematic version of, arguably, the most important story arc in the history of the X-Comics. But in the real world, Donny Trump, astonishingly, is still our President. (Fair warning, this post is purposefully premised on a non sequitur, but there’ll also be pretty art from…

Senators Hirono and Harris Represent At The Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing

At the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, Senators Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Kamala Harris of California (the two women of color on the Judiciary Committee, both Democrats) offered memorable moments in the astonishing spectacle concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett “I Like Beer” Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who asserts that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted…