Posts tagged "2012 election"

The Most Ill-Conceived Pro-Rick Santorum Ad Ever

Okay, you’ve heard about how Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s name has also been associated with “the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal…

Julie Gerstein | February 15, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Rick Santorum Frets Your Ladylike “Emotions” Are Bad For Military Combat

“I want to create every opportunity for women to be able to serve this country … but I do have concerns about women in front-line combat. I think that could be…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2012 - 1:20 pm

President Barack Obama Now Has A Playlist On Spotify

In between running the country and ramping up re-election his campaign, President Barack Obama made a Spotify playlist. Well, okay, his campaign team did, with some of the Prez’s favorites.

Julie Gerstein | February 9, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Mitt Romney Calls Morning After Pills “Abortive Pills”

Fact checking time! Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail in Colorado last night and referred to emergency contraception/the morning-after pill as “abortive pills.” This could be because he or his…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Ron Paul Says Abortion Is OK If It’s An “Honest Rape”

Oh, the bounty that is What Old White Men Think You Should Be Allowed To Do With Your Uterus! This weekend, Republican presidential wannabe Ron Paul sat down with Piers…

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

AZ Governor Jan Brewer Shoves A Finger In The President’s Face, People Flip Out

Maybe I shouldn’t get so worked up about things that I read on other people’s Facebook feeds. But I couldn’t help but feel a lump in my stomach this morning…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Suggests Pregnant Rape Victims “Make The Best Out Of A Bad Situation”

Rick Santorum visited Piers Morgan on Friday night and got to talking about abortion and everything he wants to do with your uterus. His cruel comments about how women…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Newt Gingrich Throws A Hissyfit Over GOP Debate Question About “Open Marriage”

Last night’s Republican debate got off to an uncomfortable start last night when Newt Gingrich was asked the first question of the night about his ex-wife Marianne Gingrich and whether…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2012 - 12:40 pm

This Happened: President Obama Sings Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”

Putting aside your feelings on his “success” as a President, I think we can all agree that Barack Obama has a pretty mean falsetto. Sing it, sir!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 20, 2012 - 9:40 am

Yes, Newt Gingrich Is Really Icky — But Let’s Not Demonize Open Relationships

Marianne Gingrich, ex-wife of Republican presidential wannabe Newt Gingrich, will appear on “Nightline” tonight and dish the dirt on their marriage, which ended after Marianne was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Newt Gingrich Plays “Gotcha!” With An Old Lady

We can’t pretend to know what’s happening here in this photo taken at a Newt Gingrich campaign stop in South Carolina. But … we can imagine. He’s playing “Got your…

Julie Gerstein | January 19, 2012 - 12:20 pm

8 Hot Reasons To Care About The Republican Presidential Candidates

Buckle up, because we’ve got another 10 months of intense campaigning, debating and intense political infighting before the 2012 election season is out. To make the journey slightly more pleasant,…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Male Reporters Dominate Campaign Trail Coverage

Reporters on the campaign trail are skewing heavily male, according to an examination by the Columbia Journalism Review. According to NYU journalism professor Meryl Gordon, politics reporters at newspapers,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Makes Sexist Blowjob Joke Campaigning For Mitt Romney

When I heard yesterday that New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie made a blowjob joke while campaigning for Mitt Romney, I thought it just sounded, at worst, crude. (And embarrassing for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Sadly, RuPaul Isn’t Running For President

In recent weeks, your love of all things draggy and sparkly may have momentarily given you a brain fart — seeing all those mentions of Ron Paul everywhere certainly did…

Julie Gerstein | January 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

Newt Gingrich Doesn’t Support Legal Abortion In The Case Of Rape Or Incest

Just because Michele Bachmann dropped out of the 2012 presidential race doesn’t mean we’re in the clear — there are still plenty of candidates who would love nothing more than…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Michele Bachmann Drops Out Of The GOP Race

Rep. Michele Bachmann dropped out of the GOP presidential race this morning, after placing nearly last place in yesterday’s Iowa caucus. Bachmann will return to focusing her energies in Congress,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Pro-Lifers Spank Ron Paul For Not “Rescuing” Aborted Fetus From Trash Can

I don’t even know why we’re talking about Republican Ron Paul, because he is never going to be president. (Unless Kelly Clarkson gets her way.) But I do find it…

Jessica Wakeman | December 31, 2011 - 10:00 am

Rick Perry Flip-Flops On Abortion Twice In One Week

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has always been against a woman’s right to choose. As Texas governor, he has supported bills to restrict access to abortion and made public statements…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 11:20 am

Newt Gingriches Promises He Won’t Cheat On His Third Wife

Politicians and peanut butter go together like infidelity and chocolate. Wait. Hmm. Oh, you know what I mean. Anyway, wannabe GOP presidential nominee Newt Gingrich is now supporting a pledge…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2011 - 3:40 pm
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