Todd Akin’s Three Nightmares

By: Monday October 15, 2012 2:45 pm

Todd Akin has three nightmares. First, Claire McCaskill has a devastating trio of ads featuring women who have been raped, including a conservative who says she’s never voted for Claire before, but she will now. Second, conservative men who are turned off by Akin’s views on women are starting to be heard.

Akin isn’t taking this sitting down. He’s launched a four-city tour to push back against this called “Missouri Women Stand With Todd Akin,” but it has a rather large problem from the standpoint of optics. None of the women that Akin’s campaign listed as headliners for the tour are from Missouri. Ooops.

And then there’s that third nightmare-inducing commercial, with all the naked women.

Don’t believe me? Click on through . . .

The Joplin Marathon

By: Saturday May 28, 2011 9:00 am

It started last Sunday, when the winds finally stopped and people began to crawl out of their basements and stumble out of their homes and businesses. Or, in far too many cases, what was left of their homes and businesses.

“It” is the Joplin Marathon, and it’s being run by dozens of disaster relief organizations who will be hard at work in southwest Missouri, long after the media has packed up their cameras and moved on.

For many in the US, sports on the Memorial Day weekend means the Indy 500, but for folks in southwest Missouri, the Joplin Marathon is the only race that matters right now.

Late Night: Obama Gets Twisted?

By: Tuesday May 24, 2011 8:00 pm

Wow, was the orchestra supposed to be a soundtrack for Obama’s toast, or are they playing him off like an overextended Oscar speech?

Cantor to Joplin: Drop Dead

By: Tuesday May 24, 2011 1:10 pm

Eric Cantor is trending on Twitter right now, and it’s for a comment he made about the tornado that killed at least 116 people in Joplin, Missouri. Cantor, merely following established conservative ideology, made the statement that no emergency relief for Joplin would pass the House without corresponding cuts elsewhere.

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