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Glenn Beck praises racist anti-Obama rodeo clown as ‘a brave artist’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Wednesday said that a rodeo clown was a “brave artist” after he had been criticized for turning the Missouri State Fair into a “Klan rally” by putting on a mask of President Barack Obama. Earlier this week, fairgoers said that a rodeo clown had…

First openly-gay WWE superstar comes out: ‘I’m happy with who I am’

WWE professional wrestler Darren Young announced this week that he was gay. In an interview with TMZ at the baggage claim area of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Young was asked if a gay wrestler could be successful in the WWE. “Absolutely. Look at me,” Young replied. “You know,…

Russian TV anchor gets fired after coming out as gay on the air

A Russian TV personality came out on the air as a gay man and was fired within hours. According to Salon.com, however, 37-year-old Anton Krasovsky knew that his actions would have repercussions and was prepared for them. During a broadcast, Krasovsky looked straight into the camera and declared, “I’m gay,…

Steve King won’t deny ‘thinly-veiled bias’ against Latinos during CNN grilling

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) was given multiple chances on Thursday and repeatedly refused to deny that he had a “thinly-veiled bias against Latinos.” In an interview on CNN’s New Day, host Kate Bolduan asked King why leaders of his party were distancing themselves from him after he said that many…

Kilmeade painfully confuses the Constitution with the Declaration of Independence

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Thursday set out to slam a Democratic congressman for his remarks about the U.S. Constitution, but ended up confusing the document with the Declaration of Independence. In a Wednesday blog posting, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) noted that Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) had…

Gay playwright calls out Chris Hayes for dismissing LGBT boycott of Russian Olympics

Tony award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein slammed MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Wednesday over the way “All In with Chris Hayes” dismissed proposed boycotts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia over the country’s draconian anti-LGBT laws that ban “gay propaganda.” Fierstein said that to award Russia the…

African-American Republican confronts Priebus: Party treats blacks ‘like we don’t exist’

A Republican African-American woman on Wednesday told RNC chairman Reince Priebus and former presidential candidate Newt Gingrich that the party treated blacks “like we don’t exist.” Following a long discussion between Gingrich and Priebus at the 2013 Republican National Committee Summer Meeting about how the party was going to be…

Christian TV host tries to exorcise ‘demonic spirit’ from Obama

Disgraced former Navy chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt veered into domestic policy commentary on his online show on Wednesday, arguing against the National Security Authority’s (NSA) domestic spying program while trying to pray a demon out of President Barack Obama. “We pray against the domestic enemies of the Constitution,” Klingenschmitt said, his…

Beck ‘historian’ David Barton: Global warming has been over for 16 years

A so-called “historian,” who conservative radio host Glenn Beck has hired to teach at his online university, recently announced that global warming had not occurred for the last 16 years. During a discussion with Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education, self-proclaimed “expert in historical and constitutional issues” David Barton…

Huckabee asks Nugent to turn his hunting dog ‘loose on some Democrats’

Fox News host Mike Huckabee and Ted Nugent on Tuesday hatched a plan to take the conservative rocker’s “world’s greatest hunting dog” and “him loose on some Democrats” so they could get the “varmints” out of office. Huckabee began his Tuesday interview with Nugent by asking about “Gonzo, the wonder…

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