Why These Presidential Debates Have Been So Awful
The candidates are on the same stage, but occupying entirely different universes.
Donald Trump's paranoid ravings about how he's doomed to lose the election thanks to cheating come out of a rich tradition of Americans complaining about results they don't like.
Hillary Clinton wanted to face Donald Trump, she dreams of "open trade and open borders" across the Americas, and some advisers were thinking about a "Catholic spring."
"When the clown fails, the wonderful paradox is it's not about the agony of failure, it's about the joy in revealing one's own personal specific kind of failure. No one fails in the same way."
A bizarre debate performance, a feud with a former beauty queen, an unearthed appearance in a Playboy video, allegations of business done with Iran and Cuba, a reported billion-dollar loss, and lots and lots of denials.
James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?
In the wake of terrorist attacks, Donald Trump's instinct is to come out swinging with a barrage of bluster and misinformation.
The Republican nominee is accused of having used his personal foundation to pay off a politician, finance a lawsuit against his enemies, and buy a giant painting of himself.
In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.
Started by a discredited book and a bunch of angry YouTubers, rumors that Hillary Clinton is secretly suffering seizures are now being spread by Fox News and Donald Trump himself.
First of all, why do you think jumping is impressive to women?
The Republican candidate apparently wants to be called "Mr. Brexit." But there are a lot of differences between the anti-EU referendum and the angry orange candidate.
A dad thought he had scored some free brownies, but he ended up "crawling around on the floor, randomly using profanities, and calling the family cat 'a bitch.'"
The HBO crime drama has been very good at showing how slippery the notions of guilt or innocence can be.
Donald Trump is a difficult presidential candidate for the media to cover because, at bottom, he has no idea what he's talking about and doesn't care.