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What To Do If Your Candidate Loses

This week, one of the biggest changes to happen in eight years will occur—the United States will elect a new president. And depending on who wins, there’s a big chance your horse will come up short.

Some of you will be truly sore and deflated that your candidate lost, and threaten to move to another country or file complaints of voter fraud, but those threats are so 2000. If your candidate loses, it’s time for a new set of coping mechanisms to deal with the outcome. Here’s a list of 10 ways to cope with a president you didn’t vote for. Keep reading »

Follow Live Election Results On The Frisky

Today, I got up at five o’clock this morning to vote. At the polling place, I waited in line for two and a half hours. The line snaked down a hall, around a corner, back up the hall, and then all the way around again along the wall. Some people were voting for Obama, and some people were voting for McCain — but, in a way, it didn’t really matter. No matter who you’re voting for, or who wins, this is quite possibly the most important presidential election in US history. And it’s pretty awesome that we get to be a part of making history by voting. So, if the Frisky is your home away from home online, and we hope it is, as it is ours, you can be a part of Election Day on The Frisky, courtesy of CNN.com, with a special widget created just for Frisky readers. Continuously updated with breaking news and election returns as they happen, the Frisky’s electoral widget is located on the right-hand side of every page, so you can watch this historical election unfold before your eyes in real time. [CNN.com] Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Brothel Business, A Risque Running Outfit, And A Bachelorette Breakup

  • Even brothels are seeing a decrease in business due to the economic recession. [LA Times]
  • A 27-year-old man from Great Britain ran the New York Marathon on Sunday wearing a Borat-style neon green bathing suit. We bet he had some serious rubbing thanks to the thong banana hammock. [Gothamist]
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    Quick Pic: Who Are We Voting For Again?

    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his wife Michelle cast their votes this morning in Chicago, Illinois. Of course, it’s a secret ballot, so we have no idea who they’d like to be president. Keep reading »

    The Seven Sexiest Presidents On Screen

    Today is Election Day, and I’d hate to taint the actual political merits of the hottest candidate by calling him out on his looks, charisma, and killer dance moves. Instead, let’s drool over the actors Hollywood has made rulers. Here are seven of the sexiest Presidents ever captured on screen, after the jump … Keep reading »

    Quickies!: It’s Britney’s Circus, Bitch

  • Britney Spears’ Circus cover has been released. I will never tire of that “It’s Britney, bitch” joke. [Popbytes]
  • There are so many ways to get yourself off, so why limit yourself to one kind of self-pleasure and massage? [Your Tango]
  • Scroll through this checklist to make sure you’re in prime voting form for tomorrow. [Shine]
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    Prostitution, Gay Marriage, & Reproductive Freedom On The Ballot

    While picking the next President is on everyone’s mind, what’s going on in bedrooms is on the ballot too! Many states across the country have sex-related bills all vying for votes, as Elizabeth from “Sex in the Public Square” pointed out. So, here’s what’s going down in the voting booth, after the jump…

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    What’s So Sexy About Sarah Palin?

    We’ve been trying to figure out why people (um, men) find Sarah Palin sexy, but not the other women involved in the presidential campaign. Michelle Obama, Cindy McCain and Jill Biden are all very attractive, stylish women but haven’t been branded with the “sexy-label” like Palin. We think all this business about Palin being sexy is her own doing. Keep reading »

    Who Are The Women Against Sarah Palin?

    “Ms. Palin frightens me both for my country and for my grandchildren.” — Jane B., 73

    In late August, Lyra Kilston, 31, and Quinn Latimer, 30, two not-very-political editors for Modern Painters magazine, found themselves suddenly immersed in the Presidential campaign. Enraged over the selection of Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential nominee, they sent an e-mail to 40 friends.

    “We are not against Sarah Palin as a woman, a mother, or, for that matter, a parent of a pregnant teenager, but solely as a rash, incompetent, and all together devastating choice for Vice President,” the New Yorkers wrote. “She was chosen by John McCain specifically because he believes that American women will vote for any female candidate regardless of their qualifications. He is wrong.” Keep reading »

    Vote Tomorrow, Get Free Stuff And Discounts!

    Tomorrow is election day, and you’re voting, right? You better be. Not only will you get to have a hand in deciding who is going to rule our country for the next four years, but a bunch of companies are giving voters free stuff and discounts, too! After you’ve cast your vote, drink a cup of coffee, get a new sex toy, and pick up a new outfit. Aren’t you proud to be an American? Keep reading »

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