A topless protester got dangerously close to Donald Trump’s motorcade in Paris

AP/Business Insider A topless protester got within metres of US President Donald Trump’s car on Sunday. Trump is in Paris to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I. The protester stormed his motorcade on the Champs Elysees before being detained by police. Radical women’s rights group Femen claimed credit for the […]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns from DOJ on Trump’s request

US President Donald Trump has requested – and received – the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Department of Justice will be led by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker until a permanent replacement is nominated. “We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!” Trump said on Twitter Wednesday […]

The media rejected Trump’s ‘racist,’ misleading ad in an unprecedented way

Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s closing message to voters before the midterm elections has offended so many that the three major cable news networks and the world’s largest social media site have all refused to carry it. As part of his scorched-Earth strategy in the final days before Tuesday’s momentous midterm elections, Trump’s 2020 […]

Please, STOP the music: Rihanna wants her music banished from Trump’s ‘tragic’ rallies

Pop megastar Rihanna doesn’t want President Trump using her music to pump up the crowd at his rallies anymore, becoming the latest in a series of pop stars to try deny the president their music. Before Trump took to the stage in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Sunday, Rihanna’s ‘Please Don’t Stop the Music’ pumped out over […]

HBO calls Trump’s Game of Thrones-tinged tweet a “misappropriation” of trademark

Enlarge / HBO is none too pleased about President Trump’s Friday tweet. (credit: HBO) Friday morning, President Trump used Twitter to issue a rare kind of foreign-policy announcement: a slogan lifted from a pop-culture meme, repurposed to vaguely suggest future political action. And it drew criticism from one significant party: HBO, who cited its “trademark” […]

‘Sanctions are coming’: Trump’s Game of Thrones Iran threat unleashes internet wildfire

US President Donald Trump’s decision to use a Game of Thrones themed picture to threaten Iran with sanctions has set off social media like a band of wildlings attacking a freefolk village. On Friday Trump tweeted an image of himself purposefully striding forward along with the words “Sanctions are coming. November 5” written in the […]

Democrats are wrong to think Latinos will vote for them en masse just because of Trump’s immigration policies

David McNew/Getty Images According to analysis by media outlets, Democrats have “a Latino problem,” showing that Latino turnout may be low this November. Even if Latinos vote in large numbers, the so-called “Latino vote” might be deceiving.  As it turns out, there are a lot of factors — eligibility, geography, incorrect assumptions about preferance, and […]