election 2016

Donald Trump’s doctor doesn’t really care if “something happens to him,” and we totally get it

“That’s why we have a vice president and a speaker of the House and a whole line of people. They can just keep dying.”

Kylie Cheung | December 26, 2016 - 10:04 am

Chrome extension assumes high task of fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweets

One job we’re happy to see handed over to the robots.

Kylie Cheung | December 19, 2016 - 12:40 pm

What is Trump’s D.C. hotel lawsuit? The president-elect will testify weeks before inauguration

He’ll be taking a few different oaths in January.

Kylie Cheung | December 14, 2016 - 3:50 pm

Why this Paper magazine tweet about female Trump supporters is taking so much heat

It’s important to distinguish that only women of one particular race predominantly voted for Trump.

Kylie Cheung | December 7, 2016 - 8:36 am

To ‘Atlanta’ and beyond: Every word of this Zazie Beetz interview is worth reading

“This is something I feel about Atlanta that I like a lot — you’re just seeing people of color existing and the conversation isn’t always about “I’m black, I’m

Bené Viera | December 2, 2016 - 3:34 pm

AP stylebook update discourages use of “alt-right” as media starts calling it more accurate names

The guidelines note the term is meant to make overt bigotry appear “more acceptable to a broader audience.”

Kylie Cheung | December 1, 2016 - 3:01 pm

Delta Airlines bans Trump supporter for life for calling women “Hillary bitches”

Sure, this is hardly enough to restore the sense of justice the election inevitably robbed us of, but at the very least, Delta is doing something.

Kylie Cheung | November 30, 2016 - 9:15 am

Keith Ellison reminds Democrats the working class isn’t all white, so ditching identity politics won’t work

The party doesn’t need to remove social consciousness from its platform — it needs to substantially strengthen its message on the intersectional benefits of its economic policies for all of the…

Kylie Cheung | November 28, 2016 - 8:04 am

There’s a way presidents handle their businesses — and then there’s what Trump’s doing

Conflicts of interest are already justifiably raising all kinds of questions that many Republicans, including Trump himself, don’t seem too interested in answering.

Kylie Cheung | November 23, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Mark Zuckerberg outlines plan to address fake news, but that was only part of the problem

Creating blindness to the pervasiveness of other ideas was arguably social media’s biggest pitfall this election season.

Kylie Cheung | November 22, 2016 - 10:12 am

China’s vice foreign minister had to explain to Trump they didn’t invent climate change

This is now the world we live in, folks.

Kylie Cheung | November 17, 2016 - 6:53 pm

Why the fuck do we have the electoral college anyway? Let’s discuss this shit show

It’s not like all the historic and systemic problems with the electoral college never existed prior to this, but recent events have made this dialogue exponentially more important.

Kylie Cheung | November 16, 2016 - 2:22 pm
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