Posts tagged "2012 election"

Everything You Need To Know To Vote, Dummy

Guys, the 2012 presidential election is nigh! And with less than two months to go before the next president is elected, y’all need to get your voting ducks in a…

Julie Gerstein | September 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Hustler’s Larry Flint Is Out For Mitt Romney’s Blood

Okay, maybe not his blood — but definitely his tax returns. The porn broker took out full page ads in The Washington Post and USA Today, soliciting information on Republican…

Julie Gerstein | September 10, 2012 - 12:40 pm

ICYMI: President Obama’s 2012 Democratic National Convention Speech

You might have missed President Obama’s speech last night at the Democratic National Convention if you were watching the VMAs (and throwing things at the television when Rihanna and Chris

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2012 - 11:20 am

Sandra Fluke At The DNC: “It Easily Could Have Been Any One Of You”

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student who became a household name earlier this year when she spoke in front of Congress about access to affordable birth control — and was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 6, 2012 - 11:20 am

Bill Clinton Still Knows How To Knock Up A Room

I swear to Bubba, after Bill Clinton’s epic 50-or-so minute speech — the majority of which was off-prompter and went about 30 minutes longer than scheduled — at the second…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 6, 2012 - 7:00 am

Gay Marriage Scaremongering Is The Most Hilarious Campaign Ad Of The 2012 Election

I thought the very intense lady who claims she “survived” an abortion, despite the fact that logic makes no sense, was the most guffaw-inducing campaign ad of the 2012 election.

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Get The Look: Michelle Obama’s Awesome Blueish-Grey Nail Polish

And on a completely shallow note, Michelle Obama looked amazing in a Tracy Reese dress at last night’s Democratic National Convention — but it was her nail polish that caught…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

5 Significant Speeches From The First Night Of The Democratic National Convention

Did you watch the televised coverage of the first night of the Democratic National Convention? I did! Now, full disclosure, though I’m sure you guys already know this — I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 5, 2012 - 7:00 am

President Obama And The Girls Watch Michelle Obama Nail Convention Speech

The look on President Obama’s face as he and his daughters watch First Lady Michelle Obama deliver her speech (which she wrote!) at the Democratic National Convention tonight says it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2012 - 11:46 pm

Dems Want Betty White To Counter Clint Eastwood

Democratic activists are trying to draft a convention speaker even older than surprise Republican speaker Clint Eastwood. A social media campaign has been launched to bring Betty White, the last surviving…

Newser | September 4, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Is Nicki Minaj A Republican And Voting For Mitt Romney?

Nicki Minaj is supposedly a Republican voting for Mitt Romney (just for financial reasons, though). In a new Lil Wayne mixtape, Nicki raps “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney…

Jessica Wakeman | September 4, 2012 - 10:20 am

Gabby Douglas Was Told To Get A Nose Job

Gold medal Olympian Gabby Douglas claims in an upcoming Vanity Fair article that a staff member at her former gym in Virginia Beach once told her to get a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Facepalm Republican Tom Smith Assumes Women Are Talking About Shoes

Well I’ll be a monkey’s uncle! Tom Smith, the Senate candidate from Pennsylvania who last week compared pregnancy from rape to having a baby out of wedlock, has verbal diarrhea again.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Clint Eastwood Talks To Empty Chair In Bizarro Speech At The Republican National Convention

I ask this not as a liberal, not as a woman, not as a person who thought “Gran Torino” was a piece of shit; I ask this as just a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2012 - 8:00 am

Everything Barack Obama Said During Yesterday’s Reddit AMA

Ever heard of Reddit? If not, it just probably means you have a life beyond the Internet. But if you work on the Internet (like us!), or have no other…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Paul Ryan’s RNC Speech Flunks Fact Check

Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the…

Newser | August 30, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Conservative Group Enlists Crazy-Eyes Lady For “Abortion Survival” Video

The conservative women’s group Susan B. Anthony List has debuted this not-intentionally-funny anti-Obama advertisement, which will air in Missouri, about the president’s support of reproductive rights. Did you know Barack…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2012 - 8:30 am

Horrible Racism Of The Day: Black Camerawoman Mocked By RNC Attendees

Well, this is awful. A black camerawoman working for CNN was pelted with nuts by two white RNC attendees and told “this is how we feed the animals” while covering…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

5 Things To Know About The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it’s all just a dog-and-pony show and not really…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm