IV/ Electile Dysfunction

Russian interference. Piss-tape kompromat. Montenegrin fake news factories. Shadowy billionaires on both sides of the political divide trying to ignite a culture war. There’s been one hell of an elaborate backstory contrived to explain the shock result of the 2016 US election, but a look through the lens of the National Enquirer suggests that some of it may have been a little more straightforward.

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The Bookie Of Revelations

As political opinion polling has been extremely hit and miss in recent years, the cognoscenti have been turning their eyes to what the betting exchange say. Then along came Brexit and the bookmakers failed there too. But is there anything the lessons of Brexit bookmaking can teach us about this election?

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Primary Urges

Politics, in general, is a deeply unsexy business. Yet it seems our appetite for porn parodies is so great that people are even willing to script, shoot and sell political filth of all stripes. With the presidential primaries now in full thrust, who’s pulling ahead in the smut stakes?

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The Palin Diaries

When we first heard that Sarah Palin and her family had been involved in a 20 person brawl at a party in Alaska, we thought her internet-only TV channel was maybe moving into the pay-per-view market. So we signed up for a subscription to see what the hell was going on.

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