At the end of a recent episode of The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, fellow MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell posed a seemingly absurd question to Maddow:
“Would we have machine-gun bacon in this campaign were it not for Donald Trump?”
Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to officially announce he would run for President in the 2016 race, kicking off his candidacy in front of a crowd of students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Readers interested in Cruz’s run can visit his official campaign website at tedcruz.org — not tedcruz.com, dot org. That’s because someone else owns Tedcruz.com, and has been using it to voice support for President Barack Obama. More
Boston punk rockers the Dropkick Murphys have seen their song “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” become a staple of Boston sporting events, then rise to national prominence when it was featured in The Departed. But the band took issue when their Boston anthem was used at a political event by Wisconsin Governor (and likely 2016 republican presidential candidate) Scott Walker, and they took to Twitter to express their extreme displeasure. More
In May, the Washington Post put forth that “opposition to gay marriage has faded as a viable position for GOP officials,” adding “there really is no need to opine on the issue if you are a candidate for federal office.” More