Posts tagged "mitt romney"

Clint Eastwood Talks To Empty Chair In Bizarro Speech At The Republican National Convention

I ask this not as a liberal, not as a woman, not as a person who thought “Gran Torino” was a piece of shit; I ask this as just a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2012 - 8:00 am

Ann Romney Is Offered A Plum Role On “Modern Family”

“Thrilled Ann Romney says [Modern Family] is her favorite show. We’ll offer her the role of officiant at Mitch & Cam’s wedding. As soon as it’s legal.”
–“Modern Family” creator…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 29, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Things To Know About The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it’s all just a dog-and-pony show and not really…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Ron Paul Supporter Hawking

Surf over to, and you’ll pretty quickly realize that it’s not a Romney campaign site. It features a link to Romney’s tax returns, a link to a list of…

Newser | August 16, 2012 - 3:50 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

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

President Obama Talks Gay Marriage, “50 Shades Of Grey” On “The View”

President Obama appeared on “The View” today, and damn, the talk was serious as if he appeared on “Meet The Press.” But there were very serious matters to discuss: last…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Mitt Romney’s “Gay Guy Impression” When Offered A Pink Tie Caught On Camera

Attention To Politicians: when cameras are rolling or even just present, it is not the best time for you to do a lispy impression of a gay guy’s voice when…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mitt Romney Spokesman Furiously Deleting Sexist Tweets

A new spokesman hired by Mitt Romney has furiously deleted tweets in which he made sexist comments about Callista Gingrich, Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama. Richard Grenell…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Ann Romney & Women “Marrying Up”

Another day, another bombastically link-baity piece on the Internet to get everyone’s feathers ruffled!

Today’s linkbait comes courtesy of The New York Daily News op-ed page, in which…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Ann Romney Says Family Dog “Loved” Traveling On Top Of The Car

Whoa boy, DogCarGate just won’t end, and now it’s Mitt Romney’s wife Ann who’s speaking out and defending the family’s practice of traveling with their dog Seamus on top of

Julie Gerstein | April 17, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women Swing State Voters Back Obama Over Romney

More women voters in swing states support Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, according to a poll by USA Today/Gallup. Obama leads with women 51 percent to Romney’s 42 percent,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Mitt Romney Promises To “Get Rid Of” Planned Parenthood

Mitt Romney must think low-income women don’t really need breast exams. And those Pap smears that could detect cervical cancer? So frivolous! Surely that’s the only thing the GOP frontrunner…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 12:40 pm

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

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

Jon Rips Mitt Romney’s Tax Rate

Jon Stewart ripped into Mitt Romney’s tax return last night, and Elizabeth Warren showed up later to hammer home the point. “How can you justify making more in one day than the…

Newser | January 26, 2012 - 1:50 pm