It’s Thursday Threatcon, your intelligence briefing on right wing activity. Below are the best reports, investigations, exposées, and debunkery of the wingnutosphere this week. Due to the Democratic presidential debate this week, our Threatcon Color Code is BLUE SHIFT

New York Times infographic shows how much talking time each candidate took
New York Times infographic shows how much talking time each candidate took

  • muselet

    • Lots of people whose opinion on such things I trust say laudatory things about Anderson Cooper. Given that stupid question about Bernie and Jane Sanders’s “honeymoon” in Yaroslavl, I wonder about those people’s judgment.

    Even if Planned Parenthood were to stop offering pregnancy terminations, it would still be the focus of campaigns by anti-abortion activists, [president of SpeakLife, Inc, Sarah] Quale said. “I don’t think if you extracted abortion from Planned Parenthood that it would suddenly become this good, altruistic organization in the minds of people, no. I don’t think it would.” Pro-lifers are really all about controlling others’ sex lives, whether they want to admit it or not.

    • Liberty Counsel clearly doesn’t care about its big-name client, Kim Davis. If it did, its legal advice to her would be less catastrophically bad.

    • I heard about Wayne Simmons yesterday. I haven’t stopped chuckling.

    –alopecia

    • I’m going to exact so much mileage out of Wayne Simmons.