Come Saturday Morning: Not So Smart ALECs Leaving Minnesota Legislature

By: Saturday November 10, 2012 6:45 am

Among the many losers last Tuesday: Karl Rove and the Minnesota branch of ALEC.


Late Night: Candidates Get Jiggy

By: Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:00 pm

The debates are tomorrow! (I’ll be at the opera, seeing Don Giovanni with the sublime milliner Satanica Batcakes sharing the balcony box with me. But I’m TiVoing them). Expect lots of goofy videos post-debates, but here are a few culled from the intertubes showing the huge affect elections have on pop culture including, of course, celebrity reminders to get out the vote.

Watch Joe Scarborough React to a Hapless Romney Rally Vid, Romneybot 5.0 Release Imminent

By: Wednesday September 26, 2012 5:00 pm

I’ve watched this video at least five times and it’s so hilarious that I’m almost in tears every time. On NBC News’ Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough reacts to a clip of Mitt Romney trying to rally the crowd to stop chanting “Ryan, Ryan” to say “Romney/Ryan.” Scarborough covers his face, and says “Sweet Jesus.”

Shorter Haley Barbour: At Least Our Immigrants Are Christians

By: Friday June 15, 2012 6:01 pm

Even when they try to talk sense, Republicans just can’t help mixing in some nonsense along with it.  Maybe it’s a spoon-full-of-sugar kind of thing. “We need to do better among Hispanic voters,” [Haley Barbour] told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. “In my state, where fewer than 3 percent of [...]

Eating Worms

By: Sunday February 19, 2012 8:35 am

Republicans aren’t much at governing, but boy howdy do they like to be hated, and to eat worms.

Florida GOP Debate Liveblogging

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 4:55 pm

If it’s a day of the week, it must be time for another Republican primary! Tonight they’re in Florida, home of the big winner-take-all primary next Tuesday, and it looks like it’s going to come down to a battle between the Swiss bank account guy and the upstart, outsider foe of the GOP old guard… [...]

Santorum Froths in New Hampshire: Gay Marriage Boner

By: Friday January 6, 2012 7:25 pm

So Rick Santorum has dug himself in deeper! And also blew it as he was speaking before a crowd of college Republicans in Concord.

Today’s was one of series of rapid-fire, soon-to-be-patented “Santorum boners,” which have slipped from the candidate’s lips.

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