Todd Beeton

About Todd Beeton

Todd Beeton is Senior Content Editor for The Social Edge. Before that, he served as Digital Director for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's campaign, directing her social media content and strategy over four election cycles. During the 2008 election, Todd blogged about the presidential election as a front page blogger and editor for, a national progressive political site.

Articles by Todd Beeton

Fox News Just Asked Why So Few Americans Are ‘Extremely Proud’ Of The U.S., And Twitter Was Brutally Honest

In the days leading up to the 4th of July holiday, Gallup released its annual poll asking Americans how proud they are of their country, and found our national pride has hit an all-time low. The poll found that only 45% feel “Extremely Proud” of the United States, the lowest level polled since Gallup first started … Continued

WATCH: Megan Rapinoe Says ‘I’m Not Going to the F***ing White House’

As the National Women’s Soccer Team advances to the quarterfinals against France, the team’s star midfielder and co-captain, Megan Rapinoe, was asked about the prospect of going to the White House in the event that they take home another championship. And her response was…honest. In the video posted by Eight by Eight Magazine on Tuesday, … Continued

READ: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz Agree to Co-Sponsor a Bill to Ban Former Lawmakers From Becoming Paid Lobbyists

On Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) had a Twitter interaction that is giving people hope that perhaps bipartisan cooperation in Washington is not dead. It all started with this tweet by AOC railing against the practice of former members of Congress turning around and becoming paid lobbyists: “I don’t think … Continued

READ: Rep. Justin Amash Tweets ‘President Trump Has Engaged in Impeachable Conduct’

On Saturday, Representative Justin Amash, Republican member of Congress representing the 3rd district of Michigan, surprised many by posting a series of blistering tweets accusing President Donald Trump of engaging in “impeachable conduct.” He began laying out his conclusions having read the redacted Mueller report, concluding primarily that: Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented Mueller’s … Continued

READ: Mitt Romney Says the Mueller Report Found ‘Insufficient Evidence to Charge the President With Having…Obstructed Justice’

On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr released his redacted version of the Mueller Report, all 448 pages of it. By Friday, many members of Congress had read the report and released statements on it, including Senator Mitt Romney. He tweeted out a three-paragraph statement on the report, in which he lamented that he is: “…sickened … Continued

WATCH: Donny Deutsch Reads Off List of ‘Traits of a Sociopath’, Describes DonaldTrump Perfectly

It was reported on Thursday that Donald Trump had tried to push through a plan to dump detained migrants onto the streets of sanctuary cities, such as San Francisco, apparently to retaliate against what he calls “the radical left.” Then on Friday, not only did Trump confirm the report, but conceded that he was still … Continued

READ: In Opening Statement, Michael Cohen Says Donald Trump ‘Is a Racist. He Is a Conman. He Is a Cheat’

Late Tuesday night, the opening statement of the testimony Michael Cohen will give in front of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday morning was published online. And it is simply a savage takedown of the President. In it, Cohen makes clear his regret for having been loyal to Trump, saying: I am ashamed because I know … Continued

READ: Donald Trump Tweets ‘HOLD THE DATE! We Will Be Having One of the Biggest Gatherings in the History of Washington, D.C., on July 4th’

On Sunday morning, Donald Trump, seemingly out of nowhere, tweeted a sort of “Save the Date” for a big celebration in D.C. On July 4th. And you’ll never guess what it’s going to celebrate: “A Salute to America” Ya don’t say. HOLD THE DATE! We will be having one of the biggest gatherings in the … Continued

READ: Donald Trump Tweets ‘When the Term Executive Time Is Used, I Am Generally Working, Not Relaxing…I Probably Work More Hours Than Almost Any Past President’

Last weekend, Axios had a blockbuster exposé of Donald Trump’s leaked schedules from Nov. 7, 2018 to Feb. 1, 2019, which revealed that most of Donald Trump’s time was spent in “Executive Time” which Axios described as: Trump, an early riser, usually spends the first 5 hours of the day in Executive Time. Each day’s schedule … Continued



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