Analyzing the short list of Hillary Clinton's potential vice presidential selections.

Who Will Hillary Pick for VP?

June 17, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

With her victories in New Jersey and California earlier this month, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

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The most unique part of Bernie Sanders' presidential candidate wasn't his positions, but the way his campaign reflected and informed our internet lives.

Bernie Sanders, The Internet’s First Presidential Candidate

June 16, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

In many ways, Bernie Sanders’ 2016 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination was a surprisingly straightforward primary campaign — he ran as an outsider candidate to the farther end of the ideological spectrum than his centrist opponent, energized and increased the voice of a previously underrepresented/disillusioned demographic group, and even lost the good old fashioned way, failing (as Nate Silver catalogued exhaustively) to win as many votes as his opponent.

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It is straight up galling to see suggestions in the media that Bernie’s supporters won’t back Hillary once she is officially the Democratic nominee.

The idea that Bernie supporters won’t back Hillary is insulting

June 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Let me start by saying that I proudly voted for Hillary Clinton in my state’s primary, and I’ve actively supported her throughout the campaign.

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Imagining Alexander Hamilton's historic meeting with 'Hamilton' creator lin Manuel Miranda

If Alexander Hamilton watched ‘Hamilton’ with Lin Manuel Miranda

June 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

In the wake of the rising popularity of the Broadway play Hamilton, we wondered what it would be like if Alexander Hamilton was revived and able to see the play with Hamilton creator Lin Manuel Miranda. We assume the conversation would go something like this:

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Hillary doesn't need to be everything for everybody. She just needs to be the best.

Don’t Fuck This Up, Hillary

May 05, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

I’ve been fairly open in my support for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. I think she’s the most qualified candidate.

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If Donald Trump was actually a world-famous billionaire, wouldn’t he have been using the secret billionaire’s club to hide his money?

Hot Takes In Your Area: The Panama Papers Prove Donald Trump Is A Terrible Businessman

April 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The news this week that the world’s elite used a shady network of financial institutions to hide their money offshore came as a surprise to literally no one, except apparently the Icelandic pixie-people who emerged from their magical woodlands to oust a prime minister and giggle.

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Head on down to North Carolina, Macklemore and make your voice heard! Bring Ryan Lewis too -- and hell, text Kendrick to see if he’s free. The people need you, now more than ever.

Hot Takes In Your Area: Macklemore, North Carolina Needs You

March 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

People, North Carolina has lost its damn mind. Earlier this week, in less time than it takes to watch Batman vs. Superman five consecutive times, the state introduced, researched, studied, debated, passed and signed a bill making it illegal for trans people to go to the bathroom. That’s right, if you’re trans in North Carolina, you just have to hold it forever.

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The National Podcast, Episode 7: Hillary, Hamilton, and Hoverboards

March 18, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

The National Podcast is back to discuss all thing politics, culture, and Boss with special guest Brendan Flynn! You can subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher, and/or stream it on SoundCloud as well.

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What Zayn Malik's sexy smash hit can teach us about defeating the existential threat of ISIS

How Zayn’s “Pillowtalk” gave us a strategy to defeat ISIS

March 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Zayn Malik’s sexy smash “Pillowtalk” is already one of the biggest hits of 2016. But what you may not know is that the single not only is a commercial success and dirty redirection of the singer’s style, but also lays out a cogent blueprint for defeating one of the international community’s most dangerous and existential threats:

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It's just too little too late for Old News Hillary. She may have the “delegate math” (

Hot Takes In Your Area: Bernie’s Got It In The Bag

March 10, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

NOTE: Hot Takes In Your Area should be considered satire at all points unless you agree with it in which case it’s totally serious.

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