Yesterday, two of our obsessions, gun control and real-life, non-silent, non-procedural filibusters collided as Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT, Newly Minted Hero) held the senate floor for 14+ hours to demand a vote on two of the most minor and widely supported gun control measures on the planet.
We encourage anybody in a state voting tomorrow to show up to the polls and vote for whoever you damn well please even if you've been told nothing matters anybody and your time would be better spent staring a 24 hour news coverage and eating ice cream. Don't allow your vote to not matter by not casting it.
Dispatches from way out in Sandersland: Hillary Clinton's been rolling like a political behemoth and inevitable winner for years, but she’s having trouble convincing young voters to buy into that narrative. For the sake of larger party unity, we've compiled this list of our best, possibly condescending but absolutely imperative advice to Clinton's camp. Millennials will become the largest voting bloc in America in the next few cycles - any party or candidate that wants to be elected or relevant in the future needs to start earning their loyalty ASAP, and Clinton will need these energetic young voters to join her camp if she does in fact become the nominee.