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Romney Didn’t Really Win Michigan

According to ABC News, Mitt Romney did not necessarily “win” the state of Michigan. Based on performance in congressional districts, Santorum and Romney actually tied with 15 out of 30 delegates being awarded to both. Not so fast. When it … Continue reading

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Leap Year

I can’t stop laughing at this. Artist – Adam Zyglis The polls close in Michigan at 8pm and 9PM EST, and in Arizona at 9pm EST. You can follow county-by-county results here.

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Opposed to Winning

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, a new poll out today reveals something which Democrats, Republicans, and Independents can all agree on — that Rush Limbaugh is the worst person in the entertainment-news industry, followed by Bill O’ and … Continue reading

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The Trees, and the Tales, Are Tall in Michigan

Mitt Romney loves tall trees, among other things. Apparently he also loves tall tales about his childhood that didn’t actually happen. DETROIT—When Mitt Romney regaled a Michigan audience this week with childhood memories of a landmark moment in Detroit history, … Continue reading

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Doof Quote(s) of the Day

If Mitt Romney’s objective is to convince voters that he is not a cyborg, he isn’t doing himself any favors. “Not as closely as some of the most ardent fans. But I have some great friends that are NASCAR team … Continue reading

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The Old Standards

Artist – John Darkow In other news, the death toll from Quran-burning protests now stands at 30. KABUL, Afghanistan — Demonstrators hurled grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan, and a gun battle left two Afghans dead and seven … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum is a Dangerous Demagogue

Rick Santorum is dangerous. There’s no other way to put it. He’s now saying things that could literally lead to the deaths of more service members serving in Afghanistan right now. Speaking in Marquette, Michigan, Sunday, Rick Santorum addressed an … Continue reading

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None of the Above

Artist – Rick McKee In other news, Pennsylvania is picking up where Virginia left off in the War on Women. Right now, a similar but even worse bill is poised to strike Pennsylvania women courtesy of the Pennsylvania House of … Continue reading

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Presidency Prevention

Artist – John Cole In other news, a new poll conducted by the University of Texas shows Rick Santorum ahead of Mitt Romney by nearly 30 percent in the Lone Star state. It’s a whole ‘nother country.

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This is What’s Wrong with the GOP

From PPP’s latest poll of Michigan primary voters. Santorum’s advantage over Romney seems to be a reflection of voters being more comfortable with where he is ideologically. 48% of voters think Santorum has more similar beliefs to them, compared to … Continue reading

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Spot The Job Creator

Artist – Kirk Anderson In other news, after a week of shenanigans in Maine, Mitt Romney has been declared the winner of the Republican caucus. Again. Ron Paul gained 83 votes and cut Romney’s margin of victory to 156 total … Continue reading

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Never-Ending Derp in Maine

By now it’s been thoroughly established that the Maine Republican caucus, and the caucus environment in general, is a clusterfuck, but this particular bit of information is far too ridiculous to ignore. “We have worked diligently to contact town chairmen … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day

This is why the gap between President Obama and Mitt Romney is beginning to widen. Independents have swung dramatically away from the Right and toward the Left as the Republican primary drags on. The question comes to mind — If … Continue reading

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Romney Didn’t Win Maine. Yet.

While Mitt Romney was originally declared the victor in the Maine Republican caucus, that ruling has now been reversed after state party officials decided to count precincts whose vote was delayed due to bad weather. The New York Times reports … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Bad Optics

From the Derpartment of “you can’t make this shit up.” Mitt Romney had no public events on his schedule yesterday which left the traveling press flummoxed. But like a good press corps scorned, they found out where Romney was hiding. … Continue reading

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Fighting Back

I just love the Godzilla imagery. Artist – RJ Matson In other news, the pro-Romney super PAC Restore our Future is launching a major ad-buy across the country to prepare for Super Tuesday. Expect a lot of smear ads against … Continue reading

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Incoherence in Maine

An update on the Maine Republican caucus which the Ron Paul campaign is challenging the results of. It turns out the problem is more widespread than simply one county not having their votes counted because their vote was delayed. Pressure … Continue reading

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Did Romney Win Maine or Didn’t He?

Could Ron Paul have been the true victor in Maine? That is the contention of the Ron Paul campaign who claims the outcome was altered by one county postponing their caucus due to bad weather. Mitt Romney’s squeaker victory in … Continue reading

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Shocking Voter Turnout, Or A Lack Thereof

A quick note about the Maine Republican caucus. Maine is home to just over 250,000 registered Republicans, and approximately 5,500 turned out yesterday to vote for Romney, Paul, Santorum or Gingrich. That’s roughly 2 percent voter turnout. Mitt Romney narrowly … Continue reading

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Buy More Arrows

Artist – Darly Cagle In other news, results from today’s Maine caucus will be available beginning at 6:30 pm EST. You can follow the results here if you care to.

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