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Spokesman For Grandbaby Romney Leaves Door Open For 2036

Speaking with Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace, Mitt Romney went way out of his way today to dignify something stupid said on basic cable news with his most concerned face since the attacks on his old baby, Benghazi Romney. Trying really … Continue reading
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Posted in Benghazi, Quote, Robots, Science, The Media, War On Women | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Proof That Mitt Romney is a Robot

“You’re right, no human being would stack books this way.” -Peter Venkman, PH.D. (via @ethanklapper) Continue reading
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Ryan: The Way to Raise Revenue is Through Osmosis

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has already stated that he will not support new revenue, but now he’s saying that even discussing the issue of taxes during the coming budget conference may produce an impasse. RYAN: “Taking more from … Continue reading
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Posted in Congress, Economy, Taxes | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

DeMint: Conservatism Didn’t Fail, Romney Did

When you consider the words of Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint, it’s easier to understand why Republicans are now demanding that we implement their 2012 platform in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. DeMint thinks the election results don’t accurately … Continue reading
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Posted in Election 2012, Election 2014, Ethics | Tagged , | 16 Comments

I’ll Just Leave This Here

Romney cites “a growing gap between the wealthy and those who are not” as a post-election concern. — Kasie Hunt (@kasie) August 7, 2013 Oh. It’s a concern now? “My job is not to worry about those people.” -Mitt Romney … Continue reading
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Posted in Elections, Quote | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Quote of the Morning

“Get married. Have a quiver full of kids if you can.” Mitt Romney in his commencement address to the graduating women of Southern Virginia University Binders full of women doing what they’re supposed to do: having quivers full of kids. Continue reading
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That’s Not a Knife

Artist – Joe Heller In other news, the story behind the bartender who filmed Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” remarks is interesting. Apparently he brought his camera to take a photo alongside Romney but was so soured by Romney’s words he … Continue reading
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The Milquetoast That Is Jeb Bush

After years of waiting in the wings and pretending to be a voice of moderation who should not be associated with the machinations of the Tea Party, Jeb Bush has revealed that he is positively Romney-esque in his willingness to … Continue reading
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Mission to Mars

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, U.S. stocks closed today at their second highest level ever and the highest point since 2007. A new all time record high could come any day. If Wall Street doesn’t care about sequestration, … Continue reading
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They Can’t Let Go of the Southern Strategy

Romney yesterday: ROMNEY: We did very well with the majority population, but not with minority populations, and that was a failing, that was a real mistake. CHRIS WALLACE: Why do you think that was? ROMNEY: Well, I think the Obamacare … Continue reading
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Posted in Election 2012 | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Romney, Like Many Republicans, Trusted His Heart Over Reality

My Monday column begins like so: Satirizing and embodying the dominant attitude of both right-wing media and the Republican Party, Stephen Colbert described the premise of his show by saying, “Anyone can read the news to you. I promise to … Continue reading
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It’s Killing Mitt Romney

In his interview with Fox News this Sunday, the unexceptional Mitt Romney opened up about all manner of issues we’re facing today, but also reminded people of his passion for leading the 47% who want to take what he has, … Continue reading
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Posted in Congress, Jobs, Rebranding, Republican Party, Stupid Party, The Economy, Wingnuts | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Tennessee Bill Would Force Schools to ‘Out’ Gay Teens

My Thursday column begins like so: One of the more successful things about Mitt Romney’s doomed 2012 campaign was his ability to portray himself as an aw-shucks clean-cut good guy; a Mormon who never drinks or smokes or uses profanity, … Continue reading

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Republicans Clearly Don’t Have Any New Ideas

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant thinks Mitt Romney’s losing talking point on healthcare is an evergreen winner: There is no one who doesn’t have health care in America. No one. Now, they may end up going to the emergency room. There … Continue reading

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How Far We’ve Come

This wasn’t very long ago. Every single Republican primary candidate raised their hand when asked if they would turn down a deal that included 10 dollars in cuts for every 1 dollar in new revenue. During the presidential debates, Mitt … Continue reading

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“The Worst Candidate in History”

Tea Party Nation finally tells us what they really think — that Mitt Romney was the “worst candidate in history.” Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips on Thursday disputed that President Obama claimed a mandate in November’s election, arguing that … Continue reading

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Fiscal Responsiblity

This is one part hilarious and one part depressing. According to Buzzfeed, the media is now fighting what’s left of the Romney campaign because the campaign has reportedly grossly over-billed organizations for the campaign’s own mismanagement. For example, on Oct. … Continue reading

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GOP Strategist Admits to Republican Voter Suppression

Confirming what we already knew, here’s Republican consultant Scott Tranter (warning — link contains auto-play video): “A lot of us are campaign officials — or campaign professionals — and we want to do everything we can to help our side. … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason Why Romney Lost

Romney’s chief campaign strategist Stuart Stevens is still acting like an idiot. Here he blames Hurricane Sandy for losing the election: “After the storm, I never had a good feeling. Not that the storm impacted things so much, per se, … Continue reading

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Winning More Latinos Wouldn’t Have Helped Romney

One of Romney’s former top staffers said the campaign shouldn’t have been as tough on immigration so as to pick up more Latino voters. It wouldn’t have helped. So far, Obama leads the popular vote by 3.6 points, 50.9 percent … Continue reading

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