Posts tagged "2012 election"

Republican Tom Smith Compares Rape To Sex Out Of Wedlock

Alright, Republicans, you can go home now. Tom Smith of Pennsylvania wins for the most absurdly offensive thing that could be said about rape and ladies who be havin’…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2012 - 6:00 pm

NH Sheriff Candidate Would Use “Deadly Force” To Stop Abortions (Because That Makes Sense)

“I would make abortion illegal after 12 weeks.”

“Yeah? Well, I would make it illegal even in cases of rape and incest.”

“Well, I would use…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Paul Ryan Backpedals On His Politically Inconvenient Views Regarding “Forcible Rape”

Poor anti-abortion Republicans. It must be so hard having the general public pay attention to your extremist views. Case in point: Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is against…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Republican Party Platform Drafting Anti-Abortion Amendment

As the Republican Party pieces together its official platform to present at the Republican National Convention, a draft has been seen by CNN. It allegedly includes “a human life…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Kirk Cameron Defends Rep. Todd Akin On “The Today Show,” Obviously

I am not even the teensiest bit surprised that Kirk Cameron, star of “Growing Pains” and well-known anti-choice/anti-gay marriage crusader, came to the defense of Rep. Todd Akin when he…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 21, 2012 - 11:20 am

Rep. Todd Akin Asks For “Forgiveness,” Finally Admits Pregnancy Can Result From Rape

Well, I guess I can finally put away my hand mirror. My wrist was starting cramp up and I think I threw out my back. See, I’ve spent the last…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 21, 2012 - 8:00 am

Republicans Asking Rep. Todd Akin To Drop Out Of Race

Republicans are calling on poorly informed Rep. Todd Akin to drop out of his Senatorial race in Missouri.  Like, begging him: Seriously, please, dude. You are making us look terrible.

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Representative Todd Akin Says “Legitimate Rape Victims” Don’t Get Pregnant

Exhale. Just give me a moment, would you? I’m trying to relax, get centered, you know? I’ve got a hand mirror and I’m ready to spend some quality time with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 19, 2012 - 7:30 pm

Political Reporter Marin Cogan On How Mitt Romney’s A Mansplainer

Have you ever dated a mansplainer? You know, one of those dudes who feels the need to tell you exactly how the world works by spouting off incredibly obvious information.

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2012 - 8:00 am

Did Romney’s Campaign Steal Its Logo From Robinson BMX?

Well, it sort of appears so. Wonder who tipped the Romney/Ryan team to the idea — I’m guessing it was one of Romney’s five hot sons……

Julie Gerstein | August 15, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Janna Little Ryan: 7 Things To Know About Paul Ryan’s Wife

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s choice of a running mate, is not the only new, youthful face that has stepped into the spotlight in the last week. Janna Ryan,…

Daley Quinn | August 15, 2012 - 8:00 am

CNN’s Candy Crowley Will Be First Female Presidential Debate Moderator In 20 Years

Good news! The Presidential Debate Commission announced today that Candy Crowley of CNN will be the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in 20 years. Crowley is CNN’s chief…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Hey Girl, Follow Paul Ryan Gosling On Twitter!

Hey girl, take a quick second and follow Paul Ryan Gosling, the Twitter account for the better, smoother, sexier Paul Ryan. Above, a selection of some of our favorite tweets.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 13, 2012 - 11:20 am

Gay Rights, Planned Parenthood On Agenda At Democratic National Convention

Next month the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Democratic delegates will nominate President Barack Obama for their candidate. Such events are not just about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Female Reporters Are Jealous Of Ann Romney Because They Want A Pony, Too!

“You’re just jealous!”

It’s not just a playground taunt for 5th grade girls anymore. It’s also Fox News contributer Liz Trotta’s eye-roll-inducing comment on why female reporters —…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Mitt Romney Clinches The All-Important Jenna Jameson Endorsement

“I’m very looking forward to a Republican being back in office. When you’re rich, you want a Republican in office.”
– Not everyone in Hollywood is in the tank for…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Caption This: Mitt Romney Speaks To The NAACP

Earlier today, Mitt Romney spoke at an NAACP conference — that’s the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization  — and, well, it did not…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Giant Birth Control Pill Package Trailing Romney’s Campaign

A giant pack of birth control called Pillamina can now be found flowing, er, following behind Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and recently showed up at events in Ohio and New…

Daley Quinn | June 21, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Republican Rep.’s Spokesman: “Hurl Some Acid” On Female Democratic Senators

The campaign spokesperson for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY), a guy named Jay Townsend, wrote a Facebook message about senators who support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act but paid…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Anna Wintour Shills For Barack Obama

It’s perhaps no surprise that the fashion world would come out in support of a more liberal presidential candidate. But what is shocking is that the normally quite demure Vogue

Julie Gerstein | June 1, 2012 - 11:20 am
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