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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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Politics takes center stage at uptown’s Labor Day Parade

by: Gina Esposito, Paul Boyd Updated: Sep 4, 2017 – 4:26 PM CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Politics took center stage at this year’s Labor Day Parade in uptown. Monday’s parade comes a week after President Donald Trump began pushing his tax reform plan. [RELATED: Trump heads for Missouri as he hits the …

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Trump Takes Swipe At Fellow Republicans : NPR

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with CNN commentator John Phillips, and author and Univision anchor Leon Krauze about President Trump’s speech to veterans in Reno, Nev., his subsequent rally in Phoenix, and his interaction with Republican senators. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Now to discuss the week in politics, we have two analysts …

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This Week In Politics: President Trump Takes Aim At GOP Leadership – NPR

This Week In Politics: President Trump Takes Aim At GOP LeadershipNPRTrump has bad-mouthed Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan and Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake. How long will the backbiting between the White House and Capitol Hill continue? Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email … Article Provided By

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Hope Hicks takes interim White House communications role amid search for Scaramucci replacement

Hope Hicks, a trusted confidante and adviser to President Trump, will serve as interim White House communications director. (The Washington Post) Hope Hicks, President Trump’s trusted confidante and adviser, is taking on expanded communications responsibilities while the White House searches for a new communications director to replace Anthony Scaramucci, who …

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Recode Daily: The internet and the White House respond to Charlottesville; Netflix takes on Disney, again

While the White House scrambled to put a good face on President Trump’s equivocal and inadequate response to this weekend’s violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Va., some Twitter users began publicly revealing the identities of the white supremacist “Unite the Right” protesters. The internet has already raised more than …

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Inflatable Trump Chicken Takes Roost Near White House

President Donald Trump may have been out of town, but one plucky protester was keeping an eye on the White House. A giant inflatable chicken bearing the unmistakable hairstyle of the commander in chief transfixed tourists and television cameras in the nation’s capital Wednesday afternoon. A giant inflatable chicken next …

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Politics of health care fight takes its toll on Nevada’s Heller

By some measures, the politics of the health care fight have affected no politician more than Sen. Dean Heller (R), the only Republican senator up for re-election next year in a state Hillary Clinton won. As regular readers know, Heller adopted a bold posture in late June, rejecting his party’s …

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Pauly Shore takes the White House communications parody torch from Melissa McCarthy

We may have lost Melissa McCarthy’s indelible Sean Spicer, but we’ve gained Pauly Shore’s Stephen Miller. A new Funny or Die video has veteran comic Shore reimagining Trump advisor Miller’s highly publicized immigration argument with CNN reporter Jim Acosta. Beyond the dispute about the Statue of Liberty’s meaning, we learn …

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Republican Shadow Campaign for 2020 Takes Shape as Trump Doubts Grow

But in interviews with more than 75 Republicans at every level of the party, elected officials, donors and strategists expressed widespread uncertainty about whether Mr. Trump would be on the ballot in 2020 and little doubt that others in the party are engaged in barely veiled contingency planning. “They see …

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