Posts tagged "election 2012"

On Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen & Women In The 2012 Election

Election year silliness is in full swing. Two days ago, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen appeared on "Anderson Cooper 360" to discuss the Republicans' problems with women and Mitt Romney's use of his wife, Ann Romney, on the campaign trail to talk about economic issues affecting women.  "Guess what?" Rosen said. "His wife has actually never…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2012

RuPaul Meets Ron Paul — On Twitter

I love a joke that's taken way too far, and that's why I'm totally over the drag queen moon for the Twitter account @Ron Paul's Drag Race, a mash up of libertarian Republican candidate Ron Paul and "Ru Paul's Drag Race" host RuPaul. Sashay, Chante! [Twitter]…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2012

Rick Santorum, A Portrait In Porn

Look closely, my children. Closer. Even closer. This portrait of Rick Santorum is no ordinary portrait of Rick Santorum. For it is made of hundreds of pictures of gay porn. That's right, it's Rick Santorum fashioned from the fleshy penises and washboard abs of gay porn stars. Oh, how Santorum would shriek in horror if…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 22, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Says Birth Control “Just Costs A Few Dollars,” Is Not Something “You Need Insurance For”

Oh, Rick Santorum, just shut up already! He told conservatives at the CPAC  conference today that insurers shouldn't cover the cost of birth control because it "costs just a few dollars. Is that what insurance is for?" He continued, adding "Things that are not really things you need insurance for, and still forcing on something…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 10, 2012

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 Morgan and, in a departure from his usual "no abortion under any circumstances" position, said he would support abortion if the woman had been raped…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2012

5 Real And Imagined Ridiculous Campaign Promises

Look at the graphic above. Believe it or not, one of the ridiculous campaign promises above was actually uttered by a presidential candidate. Yes, Newt Gingrich actually claims that, if elected, he'll get a moon colony going by the end of his second term. That's right America: You could be barbecuing on the moon by…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Julie Gerstein / January 27, 2012
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