Posts tagged "rnc"

People Twerking It At The RNC (NSFW)

I interrupt your regularly scheduled consideration of serious political issues to bring you this video of Republicans twerking it to "My Neck, My Back (Lick It)" by rapper Khia. I must warn you the audio is very NSFW, but the dance moves make it all worth it. I don't know about you, but I'm refreshed…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2012

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 human being who, yeah, hasn't had much sleep in the last few days -- what the hell was that? Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republica…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2012

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 world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech." Here's what the critics are…
By: Newser / August 30, 2012

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I'm pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to ignore the lump of depression that rises and settles in my throat every time the crowd cheers for something that stands in stark contrast to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

Horrible Racism Of The Day: Black Camerawoman Mocked By RNC Attendees

Well, this is awful. A black camerawoman working for CNN was pelted with nuts by two white RNC attendees and told "this is how we feed the animals" while covering the Republican National Convention on Tuesday. Two convention-goers were ejected following the incident, which was first reported by Talking Points Memo. CNN…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2012

Republican National Committee’s Health Insurance Plan Covered Abortion

The Republican National Committee's health plan with the insurance company Cigna has covered abortion since 1991, according to an investigation by the online news site Politico. Cigna's health coverage plan allows employers to opt out of coverage for specific items, but the RNC, which employs members of the Republican Party, did not opt out…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 13, 2009

Piper Palin For Secretary Of Hairstyle Security!

The reviews are mixed when it comes to Sarah Palin's big speech last night at the Republican National Convention, but one thing that isn't up for debate is how damn FUNNY and adorable it was when little Piper Palin gave her little brother Trig a little spit grooming on camera.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2008