Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the latest political figure to be ambushed by angry protestors in a public setting, this time over his support for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. In a video shared by the Twitter account Smash Racism DC, it appears Cruz was dining with his wife Heidi Cruz when several protestors approached their table. One protestor got uncomfortably close to his face. “Excuse me,” Cruz calmly told the man standing within inches in front of him. One female protestor is heard telling the Texas senator, “Beto is way hotter than you.” That is obviously Continue reading "WATCH: Ted Cruz Confronted By Anti-Kavanaugh Protestors at Restaurant Chanting ‘We Believe Survivors!’"
BREAKING. Activists just chased @TedCruz out of a fancy Washington DC restaurant, chanting “We Believe Survivors!”Cruz has been friends with creep Kavanaugh for 20 years. Now Cruz is on judiciary committee hearing his testimony. Fascists not welcome! #CancelKavanugh pic.twitter.com/7mx6Tc32za — Smash Racism DC (@SmashRacismDC) September 25, 2018
anyone watch that and think MacCallum tossed softballs? I do not. very tough. MacCallum has been clear in her criticism of Sen. Hirono’s presumption of innocence flap and that showed, but otherwise I think Kavanaugh did not do himself many favors by sitting through that— J.D. Durkin (@jiveDurkey) September 24, 2018
Martha MacCallum is pressing Kavanaugh more than I would Continue reading "Fox News’ Martha MacCallum Receives Praise For Kavanaugh Interview: Pressing Him ‘More Than I Would Have Guessed’"
The Mueller probe must be allowed to continue without interference or interruption. https://t.co/Hc80MuUocr— Ruben Gallego (@RepRubenGallego) September 24, 2018
Well, at least it’s Friday. — Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) September 24, 2018
well, Rod, I ***expected*** to get to the office and at least have time to drink my coffee before everything went insane — Dylan Continue reading "Twitter Blows Up Over Report Rosenstein Has Verbally Resigned"
“The overall magnitude of the misinformation problem may have declined.” It’s fun to hate on Facebook, but credit where credit’s due: The platform’s attempts to get fake news and misinformation out of people’s feeds seem to be working, according to a new working paper from NYU’s Hunt Allcott and Stanford’s Matthew Gentzkow and Chuan Yu. Looking at the spread of stories from 570 fake news sites (the list, here, includes sites that publish 100 percent fake news and sites that publish some pure fake news along with other highly partisan/misleading stories), and using BuzzSumo to track monthly interactions (shares/comments/reactions/likes/tweets), they find that “the overall magnitude of the misinformation problem may have declined, at