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Lone Superdelegate Voting For Martin O’Malley Feels Like Total Fucking Idiot

PHILADELPHIA—Sheepishly raising his hand to nominate the man who suspended his presidential campaign back in February, unpledged delegate Bob Shiefke told reporters Tuesday he felt like a “total fucking idiot” for being the only person at the Democratic National Convention voting for former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley.

Michelle Obama: ‘Well, There Are 8 Years Of My Life I’ll Never Get Back’

PHILADELPHIA—Her face fixed in an expression of apathetic detachment as she took the stage Monday night to raucous cheers and applause, First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly began her address to the Democratic National Convention by exhaling audibly and remarking that she would never get the past eight years of her life back.

Revelations From The DNC Email Leak

Last week, WikiLeaks posted 20,000 email exchanges among DNC officials, the content of which led to DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s resignation on the eve of the convention. Here are some of the key revelations from the leak

CNN Producer On Hunt For Saddest-Looking Fuck With Convention Button Collection

PHILADELPHIA—Weaving his way through the crowd of patriotically dressed attendees excitedly milling around on the floor of the Democratic National Convention, CNN segment producer Jeff Raskin reportedly went on the hunt Monday for the most pitiful-looking fuck willing to speak on camera about their political button collection.
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Affirmative Action Under Fire

President Bush recently urged the Supreme Court to strike down the University of Michigan's affirmative-action program as unconstitutional. What do you think?
  • "Affirmative action unfairly keeps more qualified applicants out of college. Kind of like having a rich, politically connected daddy."

    Tom Edwards Systems Analyst
  • "Christ. NBC's A Different World wasn't enough, now they want to go to 'real' college, too?"

    Frank Krantz Architect
  • "I once met someone who says she lost a job because of affirmative action, and I've never met anyone who's benefitted, so I'm opposed."

    Marci Hoffler Homemaker
  • "Why do those people act like we owe them something? Oh, right."

    Marla Simmons Student
  • "I applaud Bush's hardline stand on this issue, as once a nigra get his head full-a learnin', he start up a-thinkin', an' then there ain't no keepin' him down no-how."

    Rich Skoldek Plumber
  • "This is an extremely complex, emotionally charged issue, but one thing is clear: Condoleezza Rice's name is funny."

    Dennis Dugan Cab Driver

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