I’ve Got To Have An Exorcism

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

John Kerry, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, about his experience playing Mitt in Obama’s debate sessions: It’s been an interesting exercise. I’ve decided next Tuesday I’ve got to have an exorcism of Romney out of my being. Ouch. I assume a few hot showers didn’t work.

Clinton Explains Mitt’s Math

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Video | No Comments

This has to just freak out the Rommey campaign. Former President Clinton outlining, in detail, how Mitt Romney’s $5 trillion tax cut will mean that middle class families with children will get an average tax increase of $2,000 to pay for $250,000 in tax cuts for multi-millionaires and billionaires.

Ryan Is As Conservative As Bachmann

Posted by on Aug 11, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

To put in context the extreme nature of Paul Ryan’s ideology, Nate Silver at the New York Times went and looked at the DW Nominate rankings. Guess who Ryan is most like? Yep, Michele Bachmann: Various statistical measures of Mr. Ryan peg him as being quite conservative. Based on his Congressional voting record, for instance, the statistical system DW-Nominate […]

Posted by on Aug 11, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

When somebody you know inevitably talks about how super serious Paul Ryan is, thanks to being such a deficit warrior, please refer them to this handy chart put together by the folks at Up with Chris Hayes.

Cartoon: Romney’s Tax Returns

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Comics, Humor | No Comments

Tom the Dancing Bug, by @RubenBolling,

Romney On Israel’s Health Care System

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

According to The New York Times, Romney spoke favorably about the fact that health care makes up a much smaller amount of Israel’s gross domestic product compared to the United States: Do you realize what health care spending is as a percentage of the G.D.P. in Israel? Eight percent,” he said. “You spend eight percent of G.D.P. […]

I Think Mitt Romney Might Actually Be A Wimp

Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

If you listen to Mitt Romney and his campaign they will tell you that Mitt has the courage, backbone, strength, and leadership to lead both domestically and internationally. Barack Obama not so much. Since this is one of  his campaign’s primary narratives you can be assured they won’t be happy with the upcoming cover of […]

Brutal Obama Campaign Ad

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Advertising, Video | No Comments

I am a political wonk of a pretty high order. I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of campaign ads. This is about as hardcore and brutal as it gets. Funny thing is Republicans are usually much, much better at producing campaign ads like this. Looks like Obama has taken off the gloves. Update: Via Talking […]

Things That Are Wrong With America: Volume #1,247

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in 2012 Campaign | No Comments

Via David Firestone at the New York Times: Republicans aren’t just in favor of lowering taxes; now they’re applauding wildly complex efforts by the wealthiest Americans to avoid paying billions in taxes by shipping capital to other countries. “It’s really American to avoid paying taxes, legally,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, on Tuesday. He […]