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Facepalm Republican Tom Smith Assumes Women Are Talking About Shoes

Well I’ll be a monkey’s uncle! Tom Smith, the Senate candidate from Pennsylvania who last week compared pregnancy from rape to having a baby out of wedlock, has verbal diarrhea again.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Legitimate Rape: “Like Birth Control, Except As Imagined By Crazy People”

This parody video brilliantly eviscerates Todd Akin, Paul Ryan, and their 171 fellow politicians who sought to redefine the legal definition of rape and mocks Akin’s assertion that women can’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Paul Ryan’s RNC Speech Flunks Fact Check

Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the…

Newser | August 30, 2012 - 12:50 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

Paul Ryan Backpedals On His Politically Inconvenient Views Regarding “Forcible Rape”

Poor anti-abortion Republicans. It must be so hard having the general public pay attention to your extremist views. Case in point: Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is against…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

It’s The Shirtless Paul Ryan Photo You’ve Been Waiting For!

In Very Serious Political News,  TMZ finally found the shirtless Paul Ryan photo the Internet has been dying to see. As soon as I heard about Paul Ryan’s insane…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Ron Paul Supporter Hawking RomneyRyan.com

Surf over to RomneyRyan.com, 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

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down The Paul Ryan Gosling Meme

I must admit that I got a little squee-ish when I saw Rachel Maddow devote a couple of minutes at the top of her show last night to the Hey…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 15, 2012 - 12:40 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

Ayn Rand Wouldn’t Love Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan adores Atlas Shrugged author Ayn Rand, calling her “the reason I got involved in public service.” But the feeling wouldn’t be mutual, writes Conor Friedersdorf in the Atlantic.

Newser | August 13, 2012 - 2:10 pm