Biden presidency is a dumpster fire. How many warning signs do you need?

Perhaps nothing illustrates Joe Biden’s presidency better than a photo his team posted to celebrate his 81st birthday on Monday. Biden is shown gripping the sides of the table, while a mass of candles (presumably 81 of them) rages on the cake in front of him. It’s symbolic of how he’s clinging to the hope … Read more

Argentines vote in election that could lead Trump-admiring populist to the presidency

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Voters in Argentina head to the polls Sunday in a presidential runoff election that will determine whether South America’s second-largest economy will take a rightward shift. Populist Javier Milei, an upstart candidate who got his start as a television talking head, has frequently been compared to former U.S. President Donald Trump. … Read more

Populist Javier Milei is rallying for the Argentine presidency with chainsaws and Comic-Con costumes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Batman and the Joker, a man decked out in a full-body lion costume, and another whose head and arms have been replaced by chainsaws. This isn’t Carnival or Comic-Con, but rather the outlandish campaign rally for Argentine presidential candidate Javier Milei. In just a few short years, the right-wing populist Milei … Read more

Mexico’s Sheinbaum holds commanding lead in presidency race

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Former Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum has a commanding lead over her nearest rival in the contest to win Mexico’s presidential election next year, opinion polls showed on Monday. A Sept. 30-Oct. 5 survey of 800 voters by polling firm Parametria showed Sheinbaum, candidate of the ruling leftist National Regeneration Movement … Read more

Fuller picture emerges of the 13 federal executions at the end of Trump’s presidency

CHICAGO (AP) — A day before the federal government executed a Texas man for the killing of an Iowa couple when he was 18, celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz pleaded with then-President Donald Trump — a former client — to call the execution off. During a Dec. 9, 2020, call to the White House, Dershowitz told … Read more