Posts tagged "john mccain"

The Bristol Palin/Meghan McCain Catfight Goes Another Round

Bristol Palin isn't done making catty observations about Meghan McCain. First, in her memoir, Not Afraid Of Life, she wrote Meghan was always complaining. Some of that is only fair, I suppose, after Meghan's swipes at Sarah Palin in her own book. However, last night Bristol stopped by Fox News to bare her claws once…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2011

A Completely Uncomfortable Engagement — Between A Politician And A High School Girl

This week in totally disturbing nuptials news, a staffer on John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign met his bride-to-be while on a tour stop on behalf of the Republican candidate. The only problem? Oh, she was 17, and he was visiting her high school. There are so many gross gems from the romance of 29-year-old Christopher…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 20, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Cindy McCain Says Our Government Treats Gays Like “Second Class Citizens”

Cindy McCain joined this NOH8 campaign video alongside Slash, Dr. Drew, Kat Von D, and other celebs to speak out against bullying of gay youths. Most importantly, Cindy McCain says bullies are only taking their cues from the government! Yes, Cindy McCain actually said, "Our government treats the LGBT community like second-class citizens." What the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2010

Lady Gaga Urges Little Monsters To Help Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Yes, pop stars can be political. In this video from Lady Gaga, she calls on John McCain and the rest of the Senate to repeal the 1993 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which prohibits openly gay people from serving in the military. The law gets put to a vote tomorrow, and Gaga is urging her…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 20, 2010

Quotable: John McCain And Snooki Sitting In A Tree

"I kind of think she might be too good looking to go to jail." — John McCain on Snooki's recent legal woes. Snooki recently called McCain "really cute." Ew. [via New York Daily News]…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 12, 2010

Quotable: John McCain Tells Snooki He Wouldn’t Have Taxed Tanning Beds

"U r right, I would never tax your tanning bed! Pres Obama's tax/spend policy is quite The Situation. but I do rec wearing sunscreen."—John McCain tweeting to Snooki, who complained multiple times during the MTV Movie Awards pre-show that Barack Obama had approved a tax on tanning beds. Who knew McCain A) watched "Jersey Shore"…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 10, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Stumps For McCain This Weekend

Today and tomorrow, Sarah Palin will hit the campaign trail in Arizona with her former running mate, Sen. John McCain, who is up for reelection. [CNN] This May, Palin will also give the keynote address at an anti-abortion fundraiser in Washington, D.C. She'll be speaking to donors to the Susan B. Anthony List. [Politico] Yesterday,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 26, 2010

Today’s Lady News: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Gets Closer Scrutiny

Defense Secretary Robert Gates appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee today suggesting a plan to roll back the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gay soldiers. Gates has proposed a Pentagon lawyer and a four-star Army general to conduct a year-long study into how the military could lift the ban most easily. However,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 2, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Cindy McCain Supports Gay Marriage … No, Seriously, She Does

Cindy McCain came out in favor of same-sex marriage for the NOH8 campaign, following in her daughter Meghan's footsteps. [BuzzFeed] In more McCain-y news, Sarah Palin will campaign for McCain in March when he runs for re-election in Arizona. Am I the only one who is shocked they still support each other? I guess where…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2010

Sarah Palin Rocks A Visor With John McCain’s Name Blacked Out

Sarah Palin has obviously never heard this expression: "Don't bite the hand that feeds you." While vacationing in Hawaii with her family, she made three mistakes. First, she wore a visor, which is practically the biggest fashion faux pas ever. Second, the visor had John McCain's name on it, and everyone knows that dude lost…

By: Nikki Dowling / December 17, 2009

John McCain Wants President Obama To Pardon Boxer Jack Johnson

Back in the early 1900s, boxer Jack Johnson was charged with violating the Mann Act, which forbid "transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes." This act was intended to put an end to prostitution and an amended version is actually still in place. In 1913, Jackson was the first to be prosecuted under the…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 16, 2009

Vanity Fair Says McCain Aides Disliked Sarah Palin As Much As (Some Of Us) Did

Vanity Fair doesn't tell us anything that Palin-watchers (er, Palin-stomachers) didn't already know. called the McCain/Palin ticket "a marriage of convenience"—and a "fiasco."…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2009

The Many Feuds Of David Letterman

As you know, David Letterman’s been getting a lot of flack for opening up his trap about Sarah Palin and her family. He won’t shut up about it. She won’t shut up about it. And obviously we can’t shut up about it. So after the jump, I’d like to take you on a trip dow…

By: Justine Fields / June 13, 2009

Twitter Tirades: First Tweets!

Twitter is enjoying lots of virgin experiences lately. Twittering jurors caused a mistrial, members of Congress twitted away during Obama's state of the union address, and last week we saw the first tweet from space. Here are a few more getting their Twitter-cherry popped.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2009

John McCain Disses Sarah Palin On “The Tonight Show”

John McCain went on "The Tonight Show" last night and spoke about the future of the Republican party and who's leading the GOP. He mentioned several governors, and, apparently, he doesn't consider former running mate Sarah Palin to be one of the "young, dynamic governors" in their party, because he intentionally didn't mention her. Diss!

By: Annika Harris / April 14, 2009

Who Should Meghan McCain Date?

Poor Meghan McCain. It's hard dating when you're the daughter of a former Presidential candidate. Especially when he lost. But I'm not just emoting here -- Meghan has expressed these sentiments in a new blog post over at The Daily Beast. In her column, "Looking For Mr. Far Right," she writes that dating for her…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 2, 2009

Breaking News! Is Cindy McCain Cheating On Her Maverick?!

The National Enquirer, which famously broke the John Edwards cheating scandal, claims that Cindy McCain has been cheating on John McCain. The magazine says that Cindy has been canoodling with a "washed-up 80s rock star" -- the picture they've produced as evidence looks pretty darn grainy to us, but the woman in the photo doe…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 12, 2008

Best of The Frisky: Election 2008

We're pretty sure that you're looking at your clock right now, impatiently waiting for the polls to close and the vote tallies to start coming in. But you still have a few more hours to kill, so why not fill that time by taking a look back at everything that happened leading up to today?

By: Catherine Strawn / November 4, 2008

Music: An Election Day Mixtape

Campaign songs have caused more of a ruckus in this presidential race than teenage pregnancy and extra-marital affairs combined. It all started with a John scandal, when John McCain stole “Our Country” by John Cougar Mellencamp from John Edwards after he got axed in the primaries. Then, Mellencamp told McCain to stop using the track,…

By: Simcha / November 4, 2008

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For November 1st-2nd 2008

This weekend "Biography" highlights the four key players in the presidential election, just in time for Election Day, this Tuesday November 4th. And if you're as enthralled with the resurgence of vampire culture as we are, check out the BIO channel on Saturday for "Secret Life of Vampires" at 5 pm. The program will be…

By: Annika Harris / November 1, 2008
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