Garbageville Week 13: Taxes Are Missing, And So Is An Aircraft Carrier

Follow us down into the abyss, dear friends. Watch your heads.

Republicans’ Biggest Problem Is Other Republicans

And the split is putting the party's victories in jeopardy

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Communists, corn dogs, and total immersion in the most exhausting presidential election in modern history

Hillary To Millennials: Help Me Help You

Trying to make #Hillennials a thing.

This Isn’t The Dystopia You’re Looking For: A Warning For Those Who ‘Burn It Down’

Frustration with the American political system has reached new heights in 2016, whether measured by the popularity of "outsider" candidates or the number of voters who remain undecided this far into the election. And while this frustration itself is nothing new, what's different in 2016 is the presence of voters who have turned that frustration into a kind of gleeful rage -- it's not that they think the system is broken and want it fixed, it's that they think the system isn't broken enough. We discuss the byproducts of such a philosophy.

How Many Bernies Does It Take To Change Government?

Regardless of what happens with Our Revolution, some Sanders supporters are determined to try and replicate his run.

Winners And Losers: DNC Opening Salvo Edition

Michelle Obama spoke. Some other stuff happened as well.

Don't Pivot Away From Race Talk, Hillary Clinton

It's helped her get this far. Against Trump, she'll have to be even louder

The Real Winners And Losers: California Dreamin' Edition

Old and busted: Primaries. New hotness: The general election.

Situation Room: What Should Bernie Sanders Do Next?

MTV staffers debate how the candidate can best leverage all the energy he's generated.

The End Of The Beginning For The Bernie Sanders Movement

The fight doesn't end in November — that's when it truly starts.

How To Make Exciting TV Coverage Of Candidates Not Named Donald Trump

We should add that this is a very serious guide

If Republicans Were Serious About Stopping Trump, They Would End Voter Suppression

It’s difficult to take holdouts like John Kasich seriously when they block people from the ballot.

God and Country

36 hours with the dying embers of the Constitution Party

The Real Winners And Losers: Mostly Losers Edition

Only 173 more days...

The Undemocrat

To maintain the appearance of a vital campaign, Bernie Sanders ends up making some dangerous arguments

Shakespeare’s Latest Tragedy: The 2016 Election

Celebrating the Bard by letting Donald Trump try to emulate his work.

Situation Room: DEMDOOM 2020??

Is the Democratic Party doomed to the kind of splintering we're witnessing in the GOP? Maybe!

What Happens When You Stuff A Bunch Of Candidates Into One City For A Month?

The presidential primary says goodbye to New York.

Hot The Election

Polls down / glo up / that's the way we like to —

The Surrealist Democratic Debate Scorecard

No sleep till Brooklyn — and then still no sleep because there was a lot of yelling

What Should Bernie Do Now?

Inspire less. Explain more.

Discourse Fatigue And The Unanswerable Gesture

How American politics turned into a dream.

I Don’t Care Whether Bernie Sanders Is A Democrat

The real questions about his candidacy revolve around effectiveness, not party identification