Douchebag Decree: Lou Dobbs

This week’s Douchebag Decree goes to a man who used his post at CNN as a platform to rage against “illegal aliens” to the American public. If that wasn’t douche-y enough for you, it has now come out that this same man has been employing undocumented workers for years to tend to his... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: James O'Keefe

Yesterday CNN broke the story that O'Keefe had tried to punk them just like he punk'd all those evil advocates for the poor, only this time he failed miserably. O'Keefe told CNN reporter Abbie Boudreau that he wanted to meet with her... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Johns Hopkins University News-Letter

Once, twice, three times a douchebag for Johns Hopkins... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The out-of-bounds coverage of Ines Sainz

You know what time it is, right? It’s time to have a decree for the douchebags. As you might have heard, Mexican sports reporter Ines Sainz was harassed with cat-calls and “suggestive comments” this past week... Read more »

Push(back) at the Intersections: 'I Just Don't Like That Many Female Characters'

As I read discussions about pop culture and see responses to female characters, I see a lot of hate for female characters, but not a lot of basis for that hate. Take Tara on True Blood. People say she’s ‘whiny’ and ‘boring.’ These aren’t really criticisms that add in a... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Michael Arrington, Technological Determinist

OK, so we can all agree that there is a lack of women in positions of power in the tech industry, right? Right. Well, according to Douche du Jour Michael Arrington, it’s our own damn fault. In his piece for TechCrunch (charmingly titled... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Dr. Laura thinks you're being "hypersensitive"

  In more than three decades as an author, radio host, and moral proselytizer Laura Schlessinger has been called out more than once. In 1998, the woman lambasted the irrationality of her fellow vagina-Americans in the bestselling book Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives was confronted... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Douchebag Roundup

So many douchebags, so little time. This week, there were a number of worthy contenders, so let’s take a look at them, shall we? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Dallas Police Chief David Brown

In the past year, rapes in the city of Dallas have increased 25.3%. Seriously. Such a huge increase of reported rapes would be shocking anywhere, but in a city where crime of all sorts is down 6.3... Read more »

Political InQueery: Politainment

There is the subject of politics and then there is entertainment. And never the twain shall meet, right? Wrong. So unbelievably wrong. In news of the “please don’t record this,” it leaked today that TLC—that’s The Learning Channel, for those who are television newbies—is doing some... Read more »