GOP are bigoted slimeballs

I have never been a fan of the Republican Party, and it has little to do with their politics. Ever since I began developing my own political opinions during the onset of the wars with Afghanistan and Iraq, I had a nagging feeling that much of the way the GOP played was dirty. Filthy, even. The shameless emotional ploys, such as the fear of terror attacks being used to justify the encroachment on civil liberties, or the “family values” that translated into shaming patients from …

Comedians must hold peers accountable for sexual misconduct

It’s been a couple of weeks since the New York Times published an explosive article that detailed five accounts of sexual misconduct against renowned comedian Louis C.K. Despite the horrific tales, other male comedians such as Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost, Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers have taken small jabs when it’s come to criticizing their fellow comedic friends. When Colbert brought up Louis C.K. in his opening monologue, he did so with a delicate and rehearsed explanation—it was less of a criticism and …