I’m convinced you can Google “Joe Biden [random noun]” and have at least a 50-50 shot of finding a humorous mix of news and satire: anecdotes, gems from The Onion, memes, and perhaps the occasional quote. In honor of IHOP’s National Pancake Day this Tuesday, March 3, 2015, I present to you An Abbreviated History of Joe Biden and Pancakes.
Once wiped out on a freshly waxed floor right in front of Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.).
Chris is the Editor at Red Alert Politics. Formerly Managing Editor, he has worked as a legislative and communications aide to three members of Congress. He also has written for the editorial board of The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., and for the web arm of SLAM Magazine.
He began his college education as a mechanical engineering major with the misunderstanding that his years of expert Lego-building qualified him to fashion a real-life U.S.S. Enterprise. (Whoops.) He went on to study economics and history at Butler University -- the one of adorable bulldog mascot fame -- and journalism at Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism.
Articles From Chris
Gov. Chris Christie wants his party to spend its time promoting the middle class, not defending the wealthy.
Imagining an Amazon customer service call with Jay Carney on the line.
There seems to be a lot of talk about political “branding” lately. Allow Elizabeth Warren to take a crack at it.
The world isn’t letting North Korea get away with its new spiked warhead.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is hot about the way some residents are using the snow-covered ground.
The man who brought the anchor desk to a comedy set formally announced Tuesday night that he will sign off in the coming months.
The Obama administration is withholding hundreds of documents related to the IRS targeting scandal from a Washington, D.C.-based newspaper, and multiple aspects of the story are total head-scratchers.
He’s clearly empowered to toy with the tax structure to offset what he sees as negative changes to the corporate economy over time.
The gist of a New York Times story published Friday about President Obama’s community college proposal is that he didn’t consult anyone about it.
It’s hard to find a story of “when opposites attract” in politics these days, but here you go. Gallup has ranked Massachusetts and Maryland the most Democratic states in the country, based on statistics that take into account political party ID and the leanings of state residents in 2014. Both states have a Democratic edge […]
Today, the deficit has backed off. Tomorrow, it’s going to wind up and deck millennials in the face.
There’s an elephant in the room about this deficit and debt stuff alright — it’s just not a Republican.
Will Ferrell has come full circle from being a fictional basketball superstar to being a fictional belligerent basketball fan.
Prospective 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gave an absolute dud of an introduction to her speech in Winnipeg Wednesday afternoon.
In January 2015, the United States’ gross exports will be the sum of about $200 billion and 60 minutes of presidential bloviating.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was reelected to a third term Friday, becoming the office’s longest tenured occupant in modern history.
Ted Cruz is trending for the third straight day. The reason involves a subcommittee you’ve never heard of.
Sen. Ted Cruz has been appointed to chair a Senate Commerce subcommittee that oversees government science agencies. This has been trending news for days now.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has again provided a flimsy response to an inquiry about her plans to run for the White House in 2016. In an interview with Fortune, Warren gave this answer to the pretty straightforward question of “Are you going to run for President?” Stop prevaricating, senator. Such a terse reply, issued without […]
Marco Rubio earned partial approbation from His Politicomedic Holiness Jon Stewart Tuesday night in a tiresome interview during which the entertainer-not-journalist distorted Rubio’s policy positions for an audience of indoctrinated people who could not possibly care less about what the Florida senator has to say.
The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has unveiled the cover of its first edition since a terrorist attack on its Paris offices.