Charles P. Pierce

Charles P. Pierce

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In my adolescence, there was Emma Peel and then there was everybody else. RIP, Dame Diana.

Chuck Todd: “Hillary Clinton was a magnet for this stuff. She couldn’t get away from it. Trump is the magnet now." I give up.

Remember when, if you said you were voting for HRC because of the Court, you were accused of submitting to “blackmail”? Yeah, that was cool.

The idea that a week of discomfort for Brett Kavanaugh was enough to get Lindsey Graham to abandon whatever withered principles he has left two years later is one of the funniest things I ever heard.

The president has announced his intention to stage a coup.


Let us be clear. The hiring of Steve Bannon as a WH policy adviser is exactly the same as hiring David Duke. Please don't normalize this.

Dear Headline Writers: Mnuchin is not “declining a request.” He’s breaking the law.

A major American city is being softly Pinochet’ed in broad daylight.

Here's where we remember that the CDC is forbidden BY LAW from studying gun violence as a public health problem.

If you’re keeping score at home, it’s too dangerous to hold the convention in Jacksonville but safe to open schools.

I will say this again — if Sanders is the nominee in the fall, and you don’t vote for him, the second Trump term is on you, not him and not his supporters and not the Democratic Party.

I think we all should take a step back and ponder the fact that the president* of the United States just admitted in a court finding that he’d looted a charity.

Wait a minute. The Secret Service asked the mayor of Tulsa to put a curfew in place for the next two nights. The mayor complies. And the president* demands the city call it off? 1) The mayor should’ve told the president* to stuff it. 2) He wants a riot. He’s begging for one.

In January, German scientists developed the first test for COVID-19 and the World Health Organization offered the test to countries around the world and 60 countries accepted. We were not one of them.

A reminder that, when JFK made the commitment to go to the moon, the top tax rate was 91 percent. When Apollo 11 landed, it was 77 percent. Now we “can’t afford” to pay for anything.