Republicans’ resident white supremacist is at it again

President Donald Trump isn’t the only prominent Republican to embrace white supremacy. On Tuesday, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) retweeted prominent white nationalist and Holocaust denier Lana Lokteff, and added his own commentary comparing socialists to Nazis: “Nazi” is injected into Leftist talking points because the…

Russian social media bots fueling anti-vaccine movement, study finds

Russia isn’t just trying to influence and disrupt U.S. elections. The online anti-vaccination movement has been fueled in part by the same Russian trolls responsible for stoking the fires of other divisive political issues, according to a new study released Thursday by George Washington University. Accounts…

Trump’s homeland security boss is woefully ignorant of basic facts about Russian interference

President Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, still isn’t convinced that Russia interfered in the 2016 election on behalf of her boss. During an interview at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday, Nielsen — one of the top officials overseeing the country’s election security — indicated she…

These facts don’t care about Ben Shapiro’s feelings

Ben Shapiro wants you to believe he isn’t like the rest of the right. The “conservative intellectual” is young, loves to debate, and — unlike the professional trolls who embrace everything President Donald Trump does to own the libs — eager for you to think he adheres to…

How Kavanaugh will use religion to turn back the clock

It’s a polite fiction that religion isn’t a factor in the American legal system. But religion plays an outsize role, both in judicial decisions and in the decisions of presidents in nominating a judge. President Donald Trump’s latest pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Brett…