Douchebag Decree

Douchebag Decree: Pete Hoekstra's Racist Political Ad

This morning I woke up to the news that the Census Bureau counts dad staying home with the kids as “child care arrangement” (not so much, moms who do the same thing!), and a certain, Gawker-... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Jan Brewer

“Finger wagging” doesn’t really sum up the tense moment on the tarmac: Brewer is using her white privilege to mask her anger, in an attempt to assert power over Obama. The little power play at the Phoenix Airport speaks to the age-old stereotype of black men being seen as a threat to white... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Stephen "Republicans and Democrats Sitting Together is Like Date Rape" Moore

In the frenzy of cable news chatter that followed Tuesday’s State of the Union address, one pundit stood out in the crowd, a beacon on a douchebag hill. The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore out-... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Tucson Public School Officials Ban Ethnic Studies Program and Shelve Books

Straight from the “people still do this?” department, the Governing Board of the Tucson Unified School District responded to pressure from creepy Arizona Tea Party officials by dismantling the district’s Mexican-American Studies program, and... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Sarah "Human Barbie" Burge, Mother and Plastic Surgery Voucher-Giver

What do you get the seven-year-old girl who has everything? Well, if you’re Sarah Burge, self-proclaimed “Human Barbie,” and the girl in question is your... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: If I Were a Douchebag Forbes Writer Edition

If you don’t want to give Marks the pageviews, Dominion has a nice highlight reel from his article here. Instead of rehashing the (many) negative aspects of what Marks had... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: H&M's "Totally Virtual" Models

H&M is taking fashion douchebaggery to the next level this week by using computer-generated models in its holiday lingerie campaign. As if the photo shopping, airbrushing,... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Rick's Topless Basketball Association (and Spud Webb)

Sports fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief last week when news broke that the NBA lockout will end on December 25. Yay basketball (go Blazers)! If the lockout were to have to continued, though, some douche-y spectators would’ve been satisfied anyway, thanks to... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno, and the PSU Administration That Covered It Up

Trigger warning: This post contains descriptions of rape, molestation, and abuse. As you probably know, some epic douchiness transpired recently in State College Pa., where Jerry Sandusky exerted his power as an assistant coach at a semi-religious institution (Penn State Football) to... Read more »