Posts tagged "dnc"

Jared Leto Debuts Emo Lincoln Beard At The DNC

So, Jared Leto posted this photo of himself with an American flag and a "big patriotic beard" at the Democratic National Convention on his Facebook page, and it's bringing me such a potent mix of confusion and delight that I had to share it with you. God bless America, indeed. [Facebook]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 7, 2012

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 subsequently called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh -- spoke at the Democratic National Convention last night, focusing on the ways in which a Romney administratio…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 6, 2012

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 night of the Democratic National Convention, I felt like I deserved a degree in political science, a cigarette, and a cold shower. Damn. Watch it all…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 6, 2012

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 my eye. Upon closer inspection -- I couldn't sleep, okay? -- the polish appears to be a blue-ish grey color, possibly in tribute to the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2012

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 am far-left-leaning lady, and while I'm no fan of the two-party system, I'm obviously more inclined to agree with the Democratic Party's platform. I'm a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2012

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 all: "You got this, babe." Michelle Obama absolutely knocked it out of the park and her husband looks proud indeed. More on the DNC first thing…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2012

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 Golden Girl, to the Democratic National Convention this week, reports ABC. White, who endorsed Obama in May, turned 90 this year, and the president recorded a birthday…
By: Newser / September 4, 2012

Michelle Obama’s DNC Style FOUND!

Not that style and politics should mix, and we certainly don't think a candidate or a candidate's spouse should be criticized for lacking style, but Catherine and I have both been bowled over by Michelle Obama's nose for fashion over the course of the campaign. And never more so as when we both came into…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2008