Ben Dreyfuss

Engagement Editor

Ben Dreyfuss is the engagement editor at Mother Jones. He's done some other stuff, too. You can email him at But you don't have to. But you can. But you really don't have to. 

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Donald Trump Says He Wouldn't Call Ted Cruz a "Pussy" If He Were President Because His Uncle Taught at MIT

| Tue Feb. 9, 2016 3:05 PM EST

Donald Trump says he wouldn't call Ted Cruz a pussy if he were president because "when it comes to great steaks, I've just raised the stakes."

Just kidding!

He actually told Lester Holt that he wouldn't call Cruz "a pussy" as president because "I went to one of the best schools. I was a good student. I have an uncle who was one of the top professors at MIT. It's a good gene pool right there." So that doesn't make that much more sense than the steak thing.


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This Defense Of Marco Rubio Is So Stupid That I Can't Stop Laughing

| Mon Feb. 8, 2016 11:02 PM EST


Marco Rubio keeps humorously repeating the same sound bites over and over again. It's hilarious.

It is not nearly as hilarious, however, as this tweet which falls nominally in the leave Marco alone camp.

Have a great night.

The New Jason Bourne Trailer Just Premiered During the Super Bowl. Here It Is.

| Sun Feb. 7, 2016 7:35 PM EST

The new Jason Bourne movie stars Matt Damon again. Will Hunting took a break from the series a few years ago and the last one starred Jeremy Renner, but he's back now because money can be exchanged for goods and services. This one looks pretty good! It comes out this summer.

How to Throw Shade

| Mon Jan. 25, 2016 12:23 PM EST

President Obama sat down with Politico's Glenn Thrush for an interview about the 2016 election. He was effusive in his praise for Hillary Clinton. Here is what he said about Bernie Sanders:

But when I asked him if Sanders reminded him of himself in 2008, he quickly shot me down: “I don’t think that's true.”


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