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

READ: Hillary Clinton Tweets ‘Witness Intimidation Is a Crime, No Matter Who Does It. Full Stop’

Friday morning, during the second day of public impeachment hearings, Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch — whom Donald Trump recalled after a concerted smear campaign by Rudy Giuliani and his associates — testified in front of the Intelligence Committee. About an hour into Yovanovitch’s testimony, during which she expressed her feeling “threatened” by Donald … Continued

WATCH: Sen. Lindsey Graham Says Donald Trump Comparing Impeachment to a ‘Lynching’ Was ‘Pretty Well Accurate…This Is a Lynching in Every Sense’

Early Tuesday morning, Donald Trump let loose a typically unhinged tweet comparing the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to a ‘lynching.’ So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights. All Republicans must … Continued

WATCH: Marco Rubio on Donald Trump’s Request That China Invesitgate the Bidens: ‘I Don’t Know That That Was a Real Request’

On Thursday, Donald Trump spoke to press about his “perfect” call with the President of Ukraine and added another country to his repertoire of nations he is trying to get to investigate Joe Biden: “And by the way, likewise China should start an investigation into the Bidens.” Pres. Trump urges China to investigate his political … Continued

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: 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



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