With the presidential debate just a couple of weeks away, Lauer's performance serves as a teachable moment for the moderators as they prepare for the mammoth event. First, though, let's examine why Lauer was so roundly criticized.
Fake hair versus email shiftiness, a giant wall versus open arms to illegal immigrants. I'm usually cynical towards politics (everyone in the business is a crook), but even more so because of the candidates I'm forced to vote for.
Let me be clear, I'm no fan of Cruz. My political beliefs and values couldn't be further from his. Yet, I fully support his bold move on the convention stage. It takes guts to hold fast to your convictions in the face of intense opposition.
The United States military is not a genderless institution and will likely never become one. The existence of a "band of brothers" culture is indisputable. And yet thousands of women, including Deshauna Barber, serve in our armed forces regardless of this fact.
It is very likely that Republican Senate candidates running in blue states will actively work to distance themselves from Donald Trump, either by stating that they won't vote for Donald Trump or denouncing some of his more extreme statements.
Trump is the ultimate side-show: larger-than-life, colorful, unlike anything ever seen before, and a just little bit scary
According to Deepak Chopra, Donald Trump is both his own problem and solution. The guru weighs in on politics.
Donald Trump is sucking up every molecule of Oxygen this side of Jupiter in the GOP primary by speaking his mind. Love him or hate him, he is unabashedly saying what he thinks.
Party crashing--or gate-crashing, as it is sometimes called--is an art form that I stumbled upon as a teen. I taught myself how to finagle into any event, anywhere, anytime.
As we recognize that American sports and culture do not represent a "post-racial society" after all, it's important to look back at the '60s, the era where there was perhaps the greatest change in the relationship between African-Americans and White America.
Swarthmore has an endowment of $1.635 billion, some of which is invested in support of the fossil fuel industry, and yet historically the college has been a strong supporter of social justice. The climate change -- fossil fuel connection does not appear to be on its radar screen.
Gerardot's also not afraid to fight for the causes he supports and has some strong words for Indiana's current representation
I find it increasingly difficult to believe that certain states in the alleged "United States" would mindfully attempt to
People complain about a socialistic government that takes on medical benefits for its citizens, but what is our congress doing to offer up solutions? There are so many examples of hard-working Americans that have been kicked to the curb when it comes to medical assistance -- all because of insurance companies.
Politics is always a festive target for comedians and performers, but leave it to a gaggle of famous drag queens to impregnate 2012's election fodder with some of the best if not fertile material around.