Category Archives: Epic Fail

Outreach: Women Asking for Equal Pay Just Want to Sue

If we say that women should receive an equal amount of pay for an equal amount of work, that will simply open up the legal floodgates. At least that’s what Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign tells us. I’m Lt. Governor … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bottom of the Barrel: Ed Gillespie (R) Campaigns for the Washington Racial Slurs

Why won’t Ed Gillespie’s Democratic opponent fight to protect a racial slur? That is the question posed in this new campaign ad from the Gillespie campaign attacking his opponent Senator Mark Warner (D). Because if Warner won’t stand up for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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To Be Clear: Perdue’s Company Was Sued by “Less Than 2,000″ Women

When George Republican senate candidate David Perdue was asked about a lawsuit filed by managers against Dollar General (Perdue’s former company), he made it clear that the company was sued by “less than 2,000″ women. Here’s how Perdue responded: “If … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown is Not a Scientist and He Has No Need for Scientists

While Senator Jeane Shaheen says we should “listen to the experts” on Ebola, her opponent Scott Brown insists that we don’t need no stinkin’ experts. Brown said part of the problem is that Obama has been providing inconsistent answers on … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown Forgets He’s Not a State Senator From MA

Former Senator Scott Brown recently donated to his own campaign and the state of Massachusetts was listed as his employer. via Local ABC Affiliate WMUR [In] Brown’s latest campaign finance report, Brown is listed as donating $244 to his campaign … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Governor Rick Scott Doesn’t Know How Minimum Wage Works or Doesn’t Care, or Both

Does Florida Governor Rick Scott support having a minimum wage? “Sure” he says, but he has on idea how it does or should work. In a gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was asked whether he supports … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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RNC Co-Chair: Wisconsin Voters Are Dumb

If Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker loses his bid for reelection, the only possible explanation is that Wisconsin voters are big dummies, according to the co-chair of the Republican National Committee. Sharon Day, the co-chair, told the audience, “It’s not going … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

How do you spot a campaign tracker (someone watching for gaffes) if they don’t wear name tags? According to the staff of California Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, you should be on the look out for young black people who … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott is an Embarrassment

In case you missed it, this has be seen to be believed. Florida Governor Rick Scott refused to take the stage at the gubernatorial debate last night because Charlie Crist had a small fan under his podium. The real awkwardness … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

New Hampshire state Rep. Steve Vaillancourt (R) skips the pleasantries and gets right to the heart of the matter: ugly women need not apply. This gets progressively worse. I seem to recall hearing that a new survey is out revealing … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Lower than Low

In recent months thousands of employees of the fast food industry have taken to the streets to call for higher wages (my hat’s off to them) and some have even pondered forming or joining a union. Punishing employees for talking … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown is Pretty Sure No One Cares About Birth Control, Equal Pay

Today in Outreach, Scott Brown is focused on things that people care about: not birth control and not equal pay for women. When Fox News host Gretchen Carlson asked Scott Brown to respond Senator Jeanne Shaheen who said Brown “doesn’t … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Murray Energy CEO Bob Murray Wastes Employee Money, Fires Them When He Can’t

Four weeks ago a former employee of Murray Energy filed a lawsuit against CEO Bob Murray because he fired her after she refused to make political donations as instructed by him. “Not only did Mr. Murray name candidates and specify … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Say Yes to the Rick Scott Dress

This bridal-themed video ad produced by the College Republican National Committee isn’t quite as cringe-worthy as the conservative dating profile was, but it’s close. The bar is exceptionally high. Apparently women should say ‘yes’ to voting for Governor Gollum because … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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House GOP Lawsuit Too Embarrassing for Law Firm

I missed this bit of news over the weekend and I regret that I did because it’s a very amusing bit of news. The lawyer hired by House Republicans to handle their lawsuit against President Obama for his use of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown is Very Confused

President Obama and Jeanne Shaheen have it all wrong according to Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown. Brown tells us the administration has targeted ISIS in the wrong location. Radical Islamic terrorists are threatening to cause the collapse of our country. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Team Rand: He Didn’t Say That Thing He Said Which We Won’t Name

In case you didn’t notice, there have been quite a few stories lately, from columns to blog posts, popping up all over the web demonstrating that Rand Paul has completely flipped on previous positions. And, in some cases, he has … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Do You Stand With Rand? Does Rand Stand With Rand?

It was only months ago when Rand Paul took to the floor of the Senate and engaged in a 13-hour long filibuster of a judicial nominee to protest the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen and American drone policy in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Not Intended to be a Factual Statement

During an interview with Breitbart, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said that the first executive order he would issue as president — Ha! — would be to “repeal all previous executive orders.” Why? Because, according to him, you should have to … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Words Continue to Have No Meaning

Today in Fox News chyrons brought to you by Media Matters. During a segment of America’s Newsroom focused on “American ambivalence” and the president’s lack of action, Fox News inadvertently disclosed that the president has, in fact, taken action. It … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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