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Anthony Weiner, Cory Booker & the Desire to Reveal

Marshall Curry | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Marshall Curry

When the directors of this film were forced to pick between their allegiance to the man who had given them incredible access or to the audience who expected an honest complex film, they picked the audience.

What Mitt the Movie Tells Us About the Republican Party

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The leap between being surprised on Election Night in 2012 and believing climate change is a hoax is not that big. In both cases, eschewing scientific approaches leads to fundamental misunderstandings of reality.

Dick Cheney: The No-Apologies Rap

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.18.2013 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

Here is our exclusive and nonexistent interview with Mr. Secured-Undisclosed Location himself (written, of course, in rhyming, Dick-ensian verse). Our one question to Cheney: "Why can't you just say you're sorry?"

Look at the Facts: Romney's Record on Auto Industry Doesn't Match Rhetoric

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

The president succeeded in keeping plants open and saving jobs; Mitt Romney closed factory after factory and now he wants you to believe that the two are equivalent.

The 'Buck Stops Here' Bag: The New 'It' Bag

Abe Gurko | Posted 10.18.2011 | Comedy
Abe Gurko

Politicians are like an "IT" bag, and each season, there is a new "must-have." This Presidential season is going to be the Chanel of wind bags. You fi...

The 5 Best Political Films for a Dose of Sanity

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

I tend to use films as a vehicle for escapism. That's quintessentially American: As the Baltimore Sun reports, in five of the past seven recessions, box office sales have jumped.