Trump Administration Hires Former DeVry Dean to Run Unit Inspired by DeVry's Bad Behavior

Let’s imagine you’re the Trump administration’s secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. Sure, people don’t like you. They really don’t like you. But you’ve got an opportunity to hire an official who will stand up for working class Americans and crack down on for-profit schools that exploit their students. What would you…

Our Sweet, Stupid Boy Sean Spicer Is Hiding Among the Bushes in the Sky Now

The White House’s sweet prince is now hiding “among the bushes” in the sky. After months of rumors, The New York Times reported Friday afternoon that Sean Spicer has officially resigned as White House press secretary. According to Times senior correspondent Glenn Thrush, Spicer “vehemently” objected to Trump…

Palmer Luckey Is Apparently a Prepper Who Now Wants to Build a Virtual Border Wall for Trump

Remember Palmer Luckey? You know, the disgraced Oculus founder and cosplay enthusiast who left Facebook in the midst of a $2 billion lawsuit? Well, it looks like Luckey is ready to wreak more havoc upon the world, this time in the form of a virtual border wall that he might sell to the Trump administration. You’ll…

Here's How Easy It Is to Get Trump Officials to Click on a Fake Link in Email

Even technology experts can be insecure on the internet, as last week’s “Google Docs” phishing attack demonstrated. An array of Gmail users, including BuzzFeed tech reporter Joe Bernstein, readily handed over access to their email to a bogus app. Politicians should be especially wary of suspicious emails given recent…

America Is Surging Ahead of the Climate Goals Trump's EPA Pick Is Suing to Kill

In 2016, a coalition of 28 states sued the Environmental Protection Agency alleging that a new federal plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions called the “Clean Power Plan” was illegal, unfairly penalized coal-dependent states, and would cause massive layoffs in the energy sector. But according to a new report…

Which One of These Climate Change Tweets Will the Trump Administration Delete First?

On Tuesday, the executive branch’s apparent campaign to silence reality reached a disturbing new low when (objectively true) tweets by Badlands National Park referencing climate change were mysteriously deleted. It’s unclear whether this was done directly at the White House’s behest, but restrictive gag orders by the…