Sitemap - 2024 - So What

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 8 scary facts about Joe Biden ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

The 37 must-see lines from Donald Trump's Bloomberg interview

The Morning: Republicans kiss the ring

CHRIS CRUCIAL: What a Trump electoral landslide looks like

The 26 must-see lines from Joe Biden's NBC interview

The Morning: The old GOP is dead

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 8 reasons why Trump picked J.D. Vance

A GOP convention sale!

*Everything* is coming up Trump

The Morning: Joe Biden is suddenly everywhere

What the Trump assassination attempt means for 2024

An assassination attempt on Donald Trump

8 big thoughts on the 2024 race

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Democrats 'hold your breath' bet ๐Ÿคž

Friday Mailbag!

The Morning: The single most important moment of the Biden presser

CHRIS CRUCIAL: The beginning of the end for Biden? ๐Ÿค”

Questions?

6 things you NEED to hear if you've been laid off

A conversation with Steve Schmidt

The Morning: The Biden press conference could get ugly

Chris Crucial: The *real* reason George Clooney matters

The 52 wildest lines from Donald Trump's Florida speech

The Morning: Joe Biden takes a page from the Trump playbook

CHRIS CRUCIAL: How Democrats became what they hated most

The 26 must-see lines from Donald Trump's interview with Sean Hannity

So I went to church...

The Morning: Joe Biden's strategy is working

CHRIS CRUCIAL: It's not 'The Media vs Joe Biden' ๐Ÿ˜ 

The 26 must-see lines from Joe Biden's "Morning Joe" interview

The Morning: Joe Biden's dare

The 22 must-see lines from Joe Biden's ABC interview

Democrats are starting to act *a lot* like Republicans

Why the ABC interview was a worst-case scenario for Democrats

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Donald Trump and Project 2025

Friday mailbag!

The Morning: Joe Biden keeps digging

Questions?

The Morning: 2 paragraphs that should worry Democrats

CHRIS CRUCIAL: How does Biden fix this?

Some straight talk on covering Joe Biden

The Morning: So why, exactly, was Joe Biden so bad in the debate?

CHRIS CRUCIAL: The vultures are circling

Are Democrats *actually* serious about Trumpโ€™s threat to democracy?

The Morning: Biden's debate performance wasn't a one-off

'A massive transfer of power to the presidency'

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Why it's not *just* a debate

The Morning: The Kamala Harris question

An unsolicited text from a panicked Democrat

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 7 big thoughts on the Biden crisis

Friday Mailbag: Debate debacle edition

Democrats should be absolutely *furious* with the Biden White House

The Morning: What do Democrats do NOW?

Joe Biden's utterly disastrous debate performance

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Debate night in America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

The Morning: The x-factor in the debate

My BIG debate night plan

CHRIS CRUCIAL: How to piss off Donald Trump

The Morning: The 'Squad' loses

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Fact checkers vs Donald Trump ๐Ÿค“

The Morning: Our gun violence epidemic

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Where's Melania?

The 25 zaniest lines from Donald Trump's interview with Sean Spicer

The Morning: A HUGE week in politics

People I Like: Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Friday Politics Quiz!

Friday Mailbag!

The Morning: Biden finds his anti-Trump message

CHRIS CRUCIAL: RFK Jr. is right (about the debate)

Questions?

Is politics bad for your mental health?

The Morning: Louisiana's '10 Commandments' law

CHRIS CRUCIAL: I already know how the debate will turn out ๐Ÿ”ฎ

The 50 most surreal lines from Donald Trump's Wisconsin speech

The Morning: No debate for RFK Jr.!

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Biden's 'Democracy' argument isn't working ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Busting a HUGE debate myth about Donald Trump

The Morning: Inside the 'Double Haters'

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Joe Biden's black voter problem

The 46 most unhinged lines from Donald Trump's Turning Point speech

The Morning: Joe Biden's goes there on Trump

Father's Day isn't always easy

People I Like: Mark Leibovich

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Trivia time!

Friday Mailbag!

The Morning: Ignore Donald Trump's VP speculation

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Joe Biden's secret weapon ๐Ÿคซ

Why I am done with being a 'former CNN reporter'

Questions?

The Morning: A Donald Trump 'pep rally'

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Is the 2024 playing field getting bigger?

How lobbyists took over Washington

The Morning: An Ohio special election stunner

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 5 key takeaways on Hunter Biden's 'guilty' verdict

The Morning: How Biden gets to 270

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 2024 is *all* about Trump

The 47 most ridiculous lines from Donald Trump's Las Vegas speech

The Morning: It's not just Donald Trump

CNN sent me a box. I found something really important in it.

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Summer Fridays ๐Ÿ–๏ธ

Friday mailbag!

The Morning: 'People who are rich and have hot wives'

CHRIS CRUCIAL: The *utter* normality of Joe Biden ๐Ÿ˜

Questions?

The 39 wildest lines from Donald Trump's interview with Sean Hannity

The Morning: Trump flip-flops on mail-in ballots ๐Ÿฉด๐Ÿฉด

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Trump's revenge plan ๐Ÿ˜ก

A feel-good story about journalism

The Morning: The WSJ's big Biden story

CHRIS CRUCIAL: RIP, Ben White

The 27 must-see lines from Joe Biden's Time magazine interview

The Morning: The future of media

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Donald Trump doesn't give a ๐Ÿ’ฉ about the GOP

The 30 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox and Friends' interview

The Morning: Hunter Biden on trial

The 40 wildest lines from Donald Trump's post-conviction press conference

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Who's the dumbest president ever?

Friday mailbag!

The Morning: Ignore the polls!

CHRIS CRUCIAL: GUILTY!!!!!!

The 29 must-see lines from Joe Biden's Philadelphia speech

Questions?

The Morning: Explaining 'Double Haters'

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Samuel Alito's shambolic defense ๐Ÿ˜ž

The Morning: Project 2025

Why I don't sell Hopium

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Sick of the election? You're not alone! ๐Ÿค’

The 41 wildest lines from Donald Trump's speech at the Libertarian party convention

The Morning: Democrats in disarray

Friday Mailbag!

The Morning: How Biden and Trump are getting ready for the debate

CHRIS CRUCIAL: A *very* good data point for Joe Biden ๐Ÿค“

PLEASE stop saying Donald Trump has dementia

Questions?

The Morning: Nikki Haley isn't the hero the Never Trumpers were waiting for

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Want to see something crazy? ๐Ÿคช

The Morning: The *one* thing people remember about the Trump years

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Joe Biden is in deep ๐Ÿ’ฉ

The Morning: Why money matters less than you think in the 2024 race ๐Ÿ’ธ

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Donald Trump wimps out

The 51 most nuts lines from Donald Trump's NRA speech

The Morning: Republicans keep accusing Joe Biden of using drugs

Remembering a great man

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Can Donald Trump win Minnesota?

Friday mailbag!

The Morning: Samuel Alito steps in it

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Tell me how it's not a cult of personality again?

Questions?

The Morning: Donald Trump doesn't care about policy

CHRIS CRUCIAL: 9 thoughts on the Biden-Trump debates

The 30 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's appearance on the 'Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show'

The Morning Read: Debates!

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Joe Biden doesn't care about your damn polls! ๐Ÿ˜ 

The Morning Read: RFK Jr. as x-factor

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Joe Biden's narrowing electoral map

The 52 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's New Jersey speech

This man has nailed 90% of presidential elections. He thinks Joe Biden will win.

CHRIS CRUCIAL: This headline should scare *every* Republican ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Friday Mailbag!

CHRIS CRUCIAL: The great voter fraud myth ๐Ÿคฏ

Questions?

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Here's what to think of the Nikki Haley dead-enders ๐Ÿค”

Ranking Trump's top 6 VP picks

CHRIS CRUCIAL: Does Donald Trump *want* to go to jail? ๐Ÿ‘ฎ

My mission statement ๐Ÿš€

Chris Crucial: Tim Scott can't answer the simplest question about 2024

Chris Crucial: How to destroy your political career, in 1 easy book

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: Don't say you weren't warned ๐Ÿšจ

Questions?

Chris Crucial: Joe Biden channels Cersei Lannister

Chris Crucial: Worst. Election. Ever. ๐Ÿคข

The 60 craziest lines from Donald Trump's Time interview

Chris Crucial: Donald Trump is winning the ostrich vote

The 20 best lines from Joe Biden's White House Correspondents Dinner speech

The most important White House Correspondents Dinner ever

Chris Crucial: Kristi Noem just murdered her VP chances ๐Ÿ”ซ

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: Debunking Donald Trump's New York fantasy ๐Ÿ˜‚

Questions?

Chris Crucial: A rant on Chris Christie ๐Ÿ˜ก

The myth of straight-line success

Chris Crucial: Happy Disinfectant Day! ๐Ÿ’€

The 17 most incredible lines from Donald Trump's post-trial statement Monday

Chris Crucial: Joe Biden's electoral map problem

Do less?

The shrinkage of Donald Trump

Chris Crucial: 5 key takeaways from the Trump trial, week 1

Friday mailbag! (The Tortured Poets Department edition)

Chris Crucial: You are not serious people ๐Ÿคก

Questions?

Chris Crucial: I have an announcement!

Donald Trump: Style icon?

Chris Crucial: Sleepy Don ๐Ÿ˜ด

GOP circular firing squad loads its guns again

Donald Trump and the 'mean tweets' canard

Chris Crucial: The public embarrassment of Donald Trump

A chart on Donald Trump that will stun you

Chris Sununu is the absolute worst

How Lori Lightfoot lost Chicago

The 33 wildest lines from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago press conference

Chris Crucial: The Trump Truth Social grift, exposed

Friday mailbag!

How Batman best explains Matt Drudge

Chris Crucial: 2024 is the 'anxiety election'

The 15 most critical lines from Donald Trump's abortion statement

You never forget your first

Questions?

Chris Crucial: This Biden critique is coming from inside the (White) House!!!! ๐Ÿ‘ป

Kevin McCarthy really, really hates Matt Gaetz

Donald Trump as the Pied Piper

Chris Crucial: Are Republicans *trying* to lose this election?

My toxic trait (and how I am working on it)!

Joe Biden did cocaine at the State of the Union????

Chris Crucial: RFK Jr.'s campaign just said the quiet part out loud

Why you can't miss what Donald Tump said this weekend

Chris Crucial: Is something wrong with Lauren Boebert?

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: No Labels flops

The 41 nuttiest lines from Donald Trump's interview with Hugh Hewitt

Donald Trump's VP picks, ranked

Questions?

Chris Crucial: The Senate map takes a turn for the worse for Democrats โฌ‡๏ธ

The 42 wildest lines from Donald Trump's Wisconsin speech

Beware of Trump wishcasting!

Chris Crucial: Donald J. Trump International Airport

Be grateful. Every day.

The 29 strangest lines from RFK Jr.'s CNN interview

Chris Crucial: Truth Social is a *terrible* investment ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Donald Trump's insane Easter rant

Ch-Ch-Changes!

Chris Crucial: The Republican money class is slinking back to Donald Trump ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ธ

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: Why the Trump Bible thing bugs me so much

How Joe Lieberman could have changed political history

Questions?

Chris Crucial: A *very* worrisome headline for Donald Trump

The *really* hard (and important) question the Ronna McDaniel debacle raises for the media

Chris Crucial: Is the Joe Biden comeback on?

A love letter to my favorite TV network

The 30 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's press conference

Chris Crucial: Donald Trump is going to trial

Why you can't just forgive Ronna Romney McDaniel

The greatest trick Donald Trump ever pulled

How I learned to love reading fiction (again)

Chris Crucial: The irresistible nonsense of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: How many swing states are there *really*?

A BIG announcement

Inside Congress' top-secret nuclear shelter

Questions?

Chris Crucial: Poor Donald Trump

A Ken-sized hole

The 40 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's Sunday Fox News interview

Chris Crucial: Mike Pence is 'no' on Trump 2024

Friday Mailbag!!!!

Why we are miserable at work

Chris Crucial: Donald Trump's clear electoral college edge

Questions?

The insane logic of 'No Labels'

Chris Crucial: Why I am very skeptical of Ron DeSantis 2028 ๐Ÿ‘€

What if the State of the Union changed nothing?

Did Georgia just send a MAJOR warning sign to Trump?

Chris Crucial: Vice President Aaron Rodgers???

What Joe Biden gets totally *wrong* about polling

The war over Robert Hur

Chris Crucial: Biden goes on an age offensive

Broken things are the strongest

The 35 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's CNBC interview

Chris Crucial: The growing list of "never Trump" GOP Senators

Your questions, answered

Joe Biden absolutely nailed it

Chris Crucial: The Liz Cheney question

Donald Trump just did something *very* smart

Questions?

Chris Crucial: Can Donald Trump break the most sacred rule in politics?

Mitch McConnell just did the most predictable thing ever

What Nikki Haley proved (and where she goes from here)

Chris Crucial: This is the end (of the beginning)

Finding joy, in the unlikeliest of places

The 50 craziest lines from Donald Trump's Virginia speech

Joe Biden's new strategy: Savage Trump

Chris Crucial: Nikki Haley (No Labels)?

URGENT: SCOTUS rules for Trump on the 14th Amendment

7 numbers from the new New York Times poll that should really worry Joe Biden

What Mitch McConnell means

Chris Crucial: The single most important 2024 chart

The 29 wildest lines from Donald Trump's interview with Sean Hannity

Your questions, answered

Chris Crucial: A dark horse emerges in the VP race

The death of decency

Questions?

Chris Crucial: No sane person would want Mitch McConnell's job

Nikki Haley just exposed a *key* falsehood about Donald Trump

What does Michigan mean?

Chris Crucial: Biden (finally) finds a good answer on age questions ๐Ÿ‘ด

Debunking a Republican fantasy about Joe Biden

Does journalism have a future?

Chris Crucial: Mitch McConnell prepares to bend the knee

The 20 craziest lines from Donald Trump's South Carolina victory speech

THANK YOU SCIENCE!!!

Donald Trump is weaker than he looks

Chris Crucial: Donald Trump killed the primaries โš”๏ธโš”๏ธโš”๏ธ

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: What if Biden's age isn't a killer issue?

The 5 people who could be Trump's VP

Questions?

Chris Crucial: Jim Jordan's case collapses

The 43 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's Fox town hall

Chris Crucial: Nikki Haley misdiagnoses Trump

Today is my birthday!

The dirty little secret of why Joe Biden is running again

Guess who the worst president ever is?

Could Donald Trump go bankrupt?

Chris Crucial: Manchin OUT!

BREAKING: Engoron drops the hammer

Your questions, answered

Chris Crucial: The GOP's slow-motion implosion ๐Ÿงจ๐Ÿงจ๐Ÿงจ

How I learned to love talking to people

Questions?

Chris Crucial: A *third* of Republicans believe this insane conspiracy

VIDEO: Would Joe Biden drop out?

5 takeaways from the NY special election

Chris Crucial: A depressing chart about democracy

The Bear Election

Chris Crucial: Super Bowl edition!

The 45 most outlandish lines from Donald Trump's South Carolina speech

The massive risk Joe Biden has to take to beat Donald Trump

How a fictional town in Quebec saved me

Chris Crucial: The Senate playing field comes into focus

Friday mailbag!

Chris Crucial: SCOTUS and the 14th Amendment

BREAKING: Special Counsel hands Donald Trump a MASSIVE gift ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ

FACT: Donald Trump turns on EVERYONE

Mailbag!

Chris Crucial: GOP's Terrible Week

A Nikki Haley disaster

Insider: What Media Missed on Trump

NOW: Donald Trump is not immune

Support โ€“ Questions & Answers

LAUNCH "Chris Crucial": Today's Critical Stories

The 36 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's Fox News interview

Friday mailbag

FLIP: Biden's Quick Comeback

BREAKING: What Biden *really* thinks of Trump

NEW: GOP Senator Admits Plan

Mailbag!

DANGER - GOP Impeachment Game

PREVIEW: Trump's Awful Week Ahead

What a CPAP machine taught me about life

What George Will doesn't understand about the modern GOP is a lot

The 52 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's Las Vegas speech

Taylor Swift's super secret plan to re-elect Joe Biden

Should Joe Biden get in the gutter with Donald Trump?

Donald Trump's favorite map is deeply misleading

VIDEO: What the $83.3 million defamation penalty means for Donald Trump

Who will be Donald Trump's vice president?

Friday mailbag!

What is Nikki Haley's *real* endgame?

Donald Trump is (still) running a very good campaign

Mailbag (Better late than never edition!)

How Nikki Haley can *still* impact the presidential race

The 29 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's New Hampshire victory speech

Winners and losers from the New Hampshire primary

VIDEO: Make your New Hampshire prediction!

You got laid off!

The Michelle Obama rumor that just won't die

The ridiculous spin of Nikki Haley

The 56 wildest lines from Donald Trump's New Hampshire speech

Elise Stefanik *really* wants to be Donald Trump's vice president

Just HOW bad was Ron DeSantis' campaign?

VIDEO: Ron DeSantis drops out. Now what?

Journalism is in the midst of a *massive* crisis

Nikki Haley finally goes there on Donald Trump's mental fitness

Ron DeSantis wrongly diagnoses why his campaign failed

Friday mailbag!

What I'm listening to

Why don't I write about Joe Biden more?

What is going on with Donald Trump's hand?

What the Asa Hutchinson incident reveals (and why it's important)

Can politics be fun?

The 40 wackiest lines from Donald Trump's controversial Iowa victory speech

The cowardice of Nikki Haley

Mailbag!

Stop pretending that Iowa wasn't a massive victory for Donald Trump

The utter ridiculousness of Vivek Ramaswamy

Winners and losers from the Iowa caucuses

Marco Rubio just endorsed Donald Trump. WTF?

VIDEO: The THREE Iowa caucus storylines to watch!

Donald Trump turns on everyone, eventually

Ron DeSantis just told the whole truth about Donald Trump and Fox News

3 reasons why Mike Lee's Trump endorsement makes no sense

Friday mailbag!

What I'm listening to

The 43 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's Fox News town hall

VIDEO: My take on the Haley-DeSantis debate

Chris Christie is out. Now what?

A quick update on the next 12 hours

Why Chris Christie needs to get out NOW

Aaron Rodgers is the absolute worst

Mailbag!

Donald Trump's absolute worst trait

What the hell is going on with Lloyd Austin?

Do you *really* want to know how I am?

The 28 most important lines from Joe Biden's Valley Forge speech

2024 isn't going to end well

What if Donald Trump loses?

Friday mailbag!

What I'm listening to

So you're saying it isn't a cult?

Why I do this

Why I don't hate CNN

What the idea that Donald Trump is *just* an asshole misses

Another pathetic display by a Republican "leader"

Mailbag!

Why I admire John Fetterman

So, where are we now?