Elliott Broidy, American Ballet

Elliott Broidy attended the 2014 American Ballet Theatre benefit “Stars Under the Stars: An Evening in Los Angeles,” September 16, 2014. Photo credit: © Billy Bennight/ZUMA Wire

How Elliott Broidy Turned the Trump Swamp Into a Cesspool

Did a major fundraiser perform a secret service for Donald Trump, one that not even Michael Cohen will talk about?


Trump protestors, US Capitol

Protesters clash with the US Capitol Police while storming the Capitol after President Trump’s speech in Washington, DC, today, January 6, 2021. Photo credit: © Brian Branch Price/ZUMA Wire

When the Commander in Chief Encourages Insurrection

When “Make America Great Again” means storming the Capitol to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power.


Pro-Trump Supporters Affix Flags onto the Artillery Group Statue at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

Pro-Trump supporters stand on, drape, and affix flags on the Artillery Group Statue at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial while they overrun the US Capitol grounds in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021. Photo credit: Tyler Merbler / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Trump’s Storm Troopers: First Blood

Was the sacking of the Capitol a one-off, or a deadly portent of things to come?


Senate Republican leaders

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is flanked by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), left, and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), as he takes questions during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2020. Photo credit: © Tom Brenner – Pool Via Cnp/CNP via ZUMA Wire

Donald Trump Is Not the Only One on Trial

The impeachment is as much a test for the Republican Party as it is for Donald Trump.


Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConnell, Josh Hawley, Osama bin Laden

See no insurrection; hear no insurrection; speak no insurrection. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

Al-Qaeda Would Have Loved a Champion Like the GOP

On January 6, domestic terrorists had former President Donald Trump’s back. Now, the Republican Party is returning the favor.


Michael Flynn, Myanmar, Qanon

Former Guy’s guy undermines democracy. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

Democracy Is Dead! Long Live Democracy!

How will Trump’s insurrection end — or will it?


Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, William Tell

“This is much harder than avoiding taxes.” Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

Pity the Poor Billionaire

The heroic sacrifices billionaires make for their country cannot be measured in dollars, but they   benefit all Americans. May the laws be ever in their favor.


Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, art, sale

Hunter Biden’s White House Art Show. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

Hunter Biden’s ‘Art’ Doesn’t Paint a Pretty Picture

If a picture says more than a thousand words, then Hunter Biden’s paintings tell a troubling tale of greed and yet another president who puts family above country. 


Katie Porter, Whiteboard, Rosie the Riveter

What could 435 Katie Porters accomplish? Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

The Congressional Competence Conundrum

One party seems to celebrate incompetence, the other prioritizes age over ability. It’s a recipe for disaster in Congress. The experiences of two representatives — Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Katie Porter (D-CA) — exemplify their parties’ flaws in vastly disparate ways. 


Donald Trump, Colin Powell

Donald Trump thinks all obituaries should contain a reference to him. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

Donald Trump: The Art of the Press Release

If you thought Donald Trump’s statement on the death of Colin Powell was bad, just wait until you hear the shocking story behind it.


Paul Gosar, Liz Cheney, Congress

Paul Gosar is a serious politician, seriously troubled. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

McCarthy to GOP: Keep Your Fantasies of Killing AOC to Yourselves

An exclusive look at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) message to his party members. 


President, Ivanka Trump, 2032

President Ivanka Trump on Inauguration Day: “We repurposed the real estate to honor our Jan. 6th heroes.” Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

‘And the Winner Is Trump’ — A Look at the 2032 Election

There is a lot of hand-wringing about the state of US democracy. This won’t be an issue for much longer if Donald Trump gets his way.