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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 25, 2020. 22 comments

President Trump Is Shit At Keeping His Lies Straight

President Trump Is Shit At Keeping His Lies Straight
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

What a surprise, President Trump has been caught in another lie.

Anyway, on Friday ABC News reported that they obtained audio revealing President Trump telling his associates that he wanted then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, fired. And guess who was there! Giuliani’s...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 24, 2020. 17 comments

Disney's Life with Derek Stars Have Always Known How Horny and Borderline Incestuous That Show Was

Disney's Life with Derek Stars Have Always Known How Horny and Borderline Incestuous That Show Was

Several things operate in a cycle of ebb and flow: waves, fashion trends, and the realization that from 2005 to 2009, Disney Channel aired a Canadian television series featuring teenage step-siblings with copious amounts of unresolved sexual tension.

Every now and then, someone on Twitter goes, “Hey, remember that weirdly horny Disney Channel show about the stepsiblings who obviously wanted...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 23, 2020. 20 comments

The Girls Are Fighting... Again

The Girls Are Fighting... Again
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Congresswoman and presidential hopeful, Tulsi Gabbard, is sick of Hillary Clinton’s shit, so she’s suing her. On Wednesday, Gabbard filed a lawsuit against Clinton for defamation, in response to Clinton’s suggestion

back in October that Gabbard is a “Russian asset.” Politico

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 22, 2020. 12 comments

Who's the Milk Man? An Impeachment Trial Open Thread

Who's the Milk Man? An Impeachment Trial Open Thread

In true Trumpian fashion, the president’s impeachment trial is already off to a chaotic start. On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell originally proposed a set of trial rules calling for compressed arguments and a speedy trial, a move that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says, “puts many obstacles in the path of getting witnesses and documents even later.” According...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 22, 2020. 15 comments

Hillary Clinton Is Not Helping

Hillary Clinton Is Not Helping

Hillary Clinton is kicking off 2020 with a self-titled Hulu docuseries premiering at Sundance, a new Hollywood Reporter cover story, and the reignition of her seemingly one-sided feud with Bernie Sanders.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Tuesday, Clinton got a chance to briefly discuss the grueling and exhilarating process of opening up to a documentary film crew before...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 18, 2020. 17 comments

The Trump Administration Is Giving Michelle Obama Pettiness For Her Birthday

The Trump Administration Is Giving Michelle Obama Pettiness For Her Birthday
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Happy birthday, Michelle Obama! The Trump administration has a gift for you: fewer fruits and vegetables and a lot more pizza, burgers, and fries in school lunches.

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced new standards for the Food and Nutrition Service, the agency...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 18, 2020. 12 comments

Lara Trump Is an Honorary Black Now

Lara Trump Is an Honorary Black Now

If one good thing has come out of the embarrassing mutual thirst between black conservatives desperate for political clout and Trump operatives

eager to take advantage of them, it’s that you get moments like this: a very white Lara Trump rocking a “Black Voices For Trump” hat filter on Instagram.Instagram/@LaraLeaTrump

As jarring as this was to see this photo on Lara Trump’s Instagram story...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 17, 2020. 15 comments

His Waist Is SNATCHED

His Waist Is SNATCHED

The Kardashians’ impact is evident.

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law, is on the cover of Time’s January 27 issue, looking

haunted as ever in a navy blue suit and maroon tie. But look past his waxen skin , deadened gaze, and shameless complicity to the Trump administration’s crypto-fascist agenda, you’ll find an incredibly snatched waist.

It’s unclear if spending...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 16, 2020. 21 comments

Lev Parnas Is the Only Snitch We Recognize

Lev Parnas Is the Only Snitch We Recognize

Lev Parnas, the Rudy Giuliani associate who allegedly attempted to pressure the Ukranian government into digging up dirt about Former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, says that President Trump was in on the scheme from the jump.

In a baffling move, Parnas decided to tell all during a Rachel Maddow interview that aired on MSNBC Wednesday night. He said that Trump’s concerns...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 16, 2020. 21 comments

Lev Parnas' Lawyer Is Probably Shitting Himself Right Now

Lev Parnas' Lawyer Is Probably Shitting Himself Right Now
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Lev Parnas, the Rudy Giuliani associate who allegedly aided digging up dirt on President Trump’s political enemies, is set to appear on Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show on Wednesday night, a move that would make any sensible lawyer want to piss themselves. And that’s just the beginning of...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 16, 2020. 6 comments

Why the ERA Is Not a White Woman's Battle

Why the ERA Is Not a White Woman's Battle

It all came down to Virginia.

After nearly four decades of tumult and setbacks, the long-dormant Equal Rights Amendment may finally be added to the United States Constitution, an event that hinged on politicians in Virginia. The Virginia House of Delegates voted to ratify the ERA on Wednesday; making Virginia the 38th and final state needed to seal the deal. While the vote will likely kick off...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 15, 2020. 22 comments

Tom, What Did You Hear?

Tom, What Did You Hear?

Tuesday night’s

CNN Democratic Debate in Des Moines, Iowa has been largely deemed as a dull affair, where presidential hopefuls were more interested in keeping things mild ahead of the Iowa caucuses as opposed to letting sparks fly. Even the moment that was poised for drama —addressing allegations that Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren that a woman cannot win the presidency , which...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 13, 2020. 5 comments

There Is No Real Beef Here

There Is No Real Beef Here

The amicable relationship between presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren turned frosty over the weekend after Politico ran a headline claiming the Sanders campaign “slam[med] Warren as candidate of the elite.” The Sanders campaign allegedly released a campaign document to volunteers that suggests telling Warren supporters that Warren’s popularity among “highly-educated”...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 11, 2020. 14 comments

Trump Administration Still Distressingly Vague About Soleimani's Supposed 'Imminent Attack'

Trump Administration Still Distressingly Vague About Soleimani's Supposed 'Imminent Attack'
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

The Trump administration continues to be evasive about those so-called “imminent attacks” that they allege Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani was planning. As those attacks play a huge role in the justification of the United States’ assassination of Soleimani, it would be...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 11, 2020. 11 comments

That Viral Sleeping Beauty Proposal Video Is Adorable, You Humorless Cretins

That Viral Sleeping Beauty Proposal Video Is Adorable, You Humorless Cretins

As Jezebel’s resident earnest bitch, I’ve brought it upon myself to cape for the man whose wildly creative Sleeping Beauty proposal has gone viral. Filmmaker Lee Loechler proposed to his longtime girlfriend Sthuthi David at a movie theater viewing of Sleeping Beauty, but Loechler and an animator spent six months throwing in a twist ending to the Disney classic.

From the New York Post:

Loechler...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 11, 2020. 13 comments

Pack Up the Crystals: Marianne Williamson Suspends Her Presidential Campaign

Pack Up the Crystals: Marianne Williamson Suspends Her Presidential Campaign

Spiritual guide and self-help author Marianne Williamson officially ended her presidential run on Friday, citing feeble support leading into the caucus and primary season.

“I stayed in the race to take advantage of every possible opportunity to share our message,” Williamson wrote in a message to her supporters. “With caucuses and primaries now about to begin, however, we will not be able to...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 10, 2020. 24 comments

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Wants Trump to Bomb His Way Through the Middle East Without Pesky Interference of Congress

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Wants Trump to Bomb His Way Through the Middle East Without Pesky Interference of Congress
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Conservatives love to wax poetic about the glory of the Constitution, but what they love even more is to ignore the parts they don’t like and call it patriotism. Case in point: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former Trump press secretary and current Fox News talking head who, on Thursday,...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 10, 2020. 21 comments

The Only Person Who Still Loves Low-Rise Jeans Is Olivia Wilde

The Only Person Who Still Loves Low-Rise Jeans Is Olivia Wilde

Low-rise jeans plagued many a

millennial teen with visible buttcrack, shredded pant hems, and the fruitless quest for “Slave 4 U” abs in the 2000s , but actor and director Olivia Wilde still can’t get enough of them! My American Eagle shopping bag from 2005 can relate.

In an InStyle interview with Beanie Feldstein—the star of Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart—Wilde opened up about her...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 04, 2020. 21 comments

President Trump Is Kicking Off the New Year With a Big Ol' Troop Surge

President Trump Is Kicking Off the New Year With a Big Ol' Troop Surge
Barf Bag Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Aughts nostalgia is already back in style, and nothing says “I love the 2000s” quite like a troop surge, baby. According to Defense Department officials, approximately 3,300 additional troops from the 82nd Airborne Brigade are on “alert status” and will be deployed to the Middle...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Jan 03, 2020. 18 comments

The 2 Veterans Running for President Still Haven't Released Official Statements on Iran [UPDATED]

The 2 Veterans Running for President Still Haven't Released Official Statements on Iran [UPDATED]

The United States assassinated Qassem Soleimani, a famed Iranian military commander and leader of Iran’s Quds force, via drone strike in Baghdad Friday morning local time. The act immediately stoked chaos and confusion among Americans: World War III was trending on Twitter, a calamity made deeper by Karl Rove and Ari Fleischer offering their expert insight on Fox News like 2003 redux. But...

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