Archive for November 6th, 2018

November 6th, 2018 - 11:54 pm § in Politics

GOP voting hitman Kobach loses in Kansas

Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state handpicked by Trump to implement his aggressive vote suppression tactics nationwide, was defeated by a Democrat in his effort to become Kansas governor last night after ousting the state’s incumbent Republican governor in the August primary. Kobach wa[...]

November 6th, 2018 - 8:05 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump ran a racist campaign, and GOP voters supported it

Two years ago, America failed a moral test when it elected Donald Trump to its highest office, and Republican voters failed that test again yesterday by embracing instead of rejecting his racist midterm campaign tactics. Many of us hoped the midterms would deliver a decisive repudiation of this ince[...]

November 6th, 2018 - 6:27 pm § in Politics

Kentucky bigot Kim Davis defeated

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who defied a Supreme Court decision by refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, has decisively lost her re-election bid. Davis, originally a Democrat who switched to the Republican Party, was defeated 54% – 46% by her Democratic challenger, Elwood Caud[...]

November 6th, 2018 - 12:25 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump’s all set for election day.

Overconfident as ever, Trump settles in to wait for the election returns. Meanwhile, while not highly scientific, our own informal exit polling suggests how things might go for him at the polls: “For President Donald Trump’s campaign staff in Washington, dating is almost guaranteed to[...]