Posts tagged "presidential candidates"

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

Completely Superficial: Judging The Presidential Candidates’ Style

I'm not going to sit here and tell you who to vote for, or attempt to suss out an official Frisky-approved political platform. But what I can tell you? Who wore it best. Sure, most politicians don't wear the most cutting edge looks, but that doesn't mean that we can't assess their outfits and judge…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 9, 2011

Obama And McCain Are Dolls

Get your hot little hands on these new presidential candidate paper dolls, and you'll be the envy of all your registered-voter friends. You know how most paper dolls start off in their undies? We're wondering whether McCain and Obama are depicted wearing boxers or briefs in their doll version. Each book costs $7.99 and feature…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 6, 2008

John McCain And Nancy Reagan Drifted Apart After The Presidential Candidate’s Divorce

When Nancy Reagan endorsed presidential candidate John McCain back in March, all she said was, "Ronnie [Ronald Reagan] and I always waited until everything was decided, and then we endorsed. Well, obviously this is the nominee of the party." And that was it. Today, the LA Times writes that this mild endorsement might…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 11, 2008

Obama’s iPod

Your musical tastes say a lot about you, blah, blah, blah, so it's kind of a big deal that in the current issue of Rolling Stone, Barack Obama divulges some of what's on his iTunes. Obama says he has "pretty eclectic tastes," and his playlist includes the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Earth, Wind & Fire,…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2008

Presidential Candidates’ Spouses Participate In Cookie Bake-Off

Every year, Family Circle magazine has a cookie-off among the potential first spouses' recipes, and the vote often goes the same way as general election. In 2004, Teresa Heinz Kerry's pumpkin spice cookies lost to Laura Bush's oatmeal chocolate chunk cookies; in 2000, Laura's Texas Governor's Mansion Cowboy cookies beat Tipper Gore's ginger snaps; and…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 16, 2008

Women Writing More Checks For Presidential Candidates

This election is special, and not just because a woman and a black man are serious contenders. Us girls are donating more than we have in past elections! So far, women have given nearly half of the $100 million that Hillary Clinton has raised from individuals who have given large-dollar contributions, according to the Center…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 7, 2008