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American Horror Story: Cult takes drunken aim at the ‘politics of fear’

“We love fear more than we love our children,” perennial weird boy (and problematic on-screen crush) Evan Peters insists in the first episode of American Horror Story’s seventh installment. As always, his eyes are bulging out of his head. For this year’s aesthetic, as a mysterious “4chan guy” named Kai …

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Review: ‘American Horror Story: Cult’ exploits politics

As a consequence, the opening chapters of the program’s seventh edition feel as if they’re exploiting the current climate as much as commenting upon it. And while the characteristically acerbic writing includes witty barbs and observations — from those sporting MAGA hats to latte-sipping liberals — the finer points are …

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TV tonight: ‘American Horror Story: Cult’ dabbles in politics

TV picks for Tuesday, Sept. 5 WATCH THIS: “Bachelor in Paradise” (8 p.m., ABC): A new female arrival doubles her odds by liking both sexes; Also, hopeful heartbreakers return to Paradise with their sights set unapologetically on other women’s men; a double-dater bails out to spend more time with the woman …

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‘Eyes Wide Shut’ actress: I came out as a conservative in Hollywood. Here’s the incredible story of what happened next

About a year ago I made one of the more risky decisions of my life – one that I knew could hurt my career as an actress. I decided to come out of the conservative closet and admit to my peers that I was a conservative in Hollywood. Yes, hard …

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How big is the Charlottesville story? Even ESPN’s politics-averse ‘Mike & Mike’ are talking about it.

Virginia State Police wore body armor and used riot shields in Charlottesville on Saturday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” led off Monday’s show with commentary on the violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend and even appeared to criticize President Trump’s muted response. In remarks on Saturday, …

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Trump retweets Fox News story containing classified info

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The global politics of the biggest story in soccer

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Humor us today with a discussion of football — or soccer, as my editors at The Washington Post oblige …

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How Close Was the White House to Fox’s Fake Seth Rich Story?

Ed Butowsky, the businessman and Fox commentator at the center of the suit. Photo: LM Otero/ASSOCIATED PRESS “You know, I don’t like the way you said that,” Ed Butowsky told me Tuesday afternoon, his voice raising. “I’m happy you’re recording this,” he added, warning me that he was recording it, …

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The White House forcefully denied involvement in Fox News’s Seth Rich story. That’s significant, if not conclusive.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Aug. 1 said the White House was not involved in a discredited Fox News story about former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, who was killed last year. (Reuters) Incoming White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday unequivocally denied that President Trump or …

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Fox News contributor alleges White House signed off on story linking Seth Rich to WikiLeaks and Russia

A new lawsuit from a Fox News contributor alleges the upper echelons of the White House, including President Trump, had a hand in overseeing the now-retracted Fox News report about the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. The lawsuit, filed by Fox News contributor and private investigator Rod …

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