Someone With a Congressional IP Address is Trolling Wikipedia, and They Just Got Banned

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Someone With a Congressional IP Address is Trolling Wikipedia, and They Just Got Banned
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Wikipedia has flagged a spamming user who happens to have an IP address assigned to the U.S. Congress. Whether this is a very bored congressional page or a devious staffer is anybody's guess - but Wikipedia is having none of it.

Via Geeks Are Sexy:

Recent edits include adding claims that both the assassination of John F Kennedy and a supposed conspiracy to fake the Moon landings were the responsibility of Cuba, while Donald Rumsfeld's profile was updated to refer to him as "an alien lizard who eats Mexican babies."

An Arizona Political Hopeful Mistook a Van Full of YMCA Kids for Sad Migrant Workers, so That Should End Well

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An Arizona Political Hopeful Mistook a Van Full of YMCA Kids for Sad Migrant Workers, so That Should End Well
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That tweet has since been deleted and Kwasman apologized profusely to reporters for his error... but not before everything was caught awkwardly on camera. Check out the video coverage courtesy of the Huffington Post:


Political Mud-Slinging is the Norm These Days, but This Challenger is Claiming That the Incumbent is a Political Body Double

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Political Mud-Slinging is the Norm These Days, but This Challenger is Claiming That the Incumbent is a Political Body Double
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Timothy Murray of Oklahoma is claiming that Representative Frank Lucas was in fact hanged in the Ukraine in 2011, and thus the winning votes went to a "double" and should be dismissed. This is reportedly Murray's second attempt at running for office, though this time he did so as a registered Republican. Apparently his scheme was to dismiss Lucas's votes and gain them himself by being aligned with the same party. Politics: Crazy at any speed. Politics: Not even once. Check out the full story here:

The 2014 Idaho GOP Governors Primary Debate Will Make Your Faith in Politicians Plummet (If That's Even Still Possible)

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The entire debate is 57:32 long, but trust us, it's worth it. There's a candidate saying something WTF-worthy almost every minute.