Everyone (except FOX News agrees): Republicans lost the Senate and presidency this year because they aren’t paying attention to the demographic and opinion changes in the U.S. But will their base let them make this change?
Here’s what he can do with his time now that he has to find a way to bide it.
Tonight Obama won, Tammy Baldwin won, Todd Akin lost, some states legalized marijuana and voted for marriage equality in four states!
Greetings Queers, and Happy Election Day! Welcome to our Feelings Thread / Election Day Party Live Blog. Are you excited? I’m excited.
Election-related reads! Topics include The Ballot Cops, Obama circa 1993, Joan Didion on John Kerry, “the politics of personality destruction,” Red States/Blue States , the history of voting and so much more!
In a perfect example of how this campaign is becoming an elementary-school-style cry for attention, Americans’ evenings were recently rudely interrupted when they were texted anti-gay and anti-Obama messages.
This shit never gets old – stupidity ranging from Ohio to Iowa and from Katrina to Sandy.
Yes, voting is probably the single most important thing you can do on Election Day in the United States (November 6th!) But it’s not the only important thing you can do on Election Day.
“I’m drillin and I’m killin while I’m munching on my chick-fil a/ i ain’t no gay and don’t believe that shit is real / whose bitch can be whose bitch if not a baby-making meal.”
Carolyn’s Team Pick: “The one percent? It’ll no longer be the very rich. It’ll be the very fast.”
The hypothetical future is looking dim.
A gay person said this: “as [Romney's] record as Governor of Massachusetts suggests, will not waste his precious time in office with legislative attacks on LGBT Americans.”
In large part, though, more than individual issues, this debate showcased how each candidate would approach the fact that America is only one citizen of the globe, and has to interact with many other nations and governments.
“So while the “binders full of women” were in fact real, and not an imaginary item to be mocked, they weren’t exactly something Mitt can take credit for.”
ABC News spent a lot of time telling you what all the cool kids were tweeting about. We live tweeted the debate and sounded marginally cooler. Join us for a fun adventure in “none of us could gchat so we decided to do this instead.”
Ali’s Team Pick: Bad Lip Reading did a hilarious re-dubbing of the first presidential debate. Please, BLR, do more! We want more!
“I’m going to live my whole life and die right here in front of my laptop while Romney talks.”
Barney Frank is the latest and greatest oral historian for the Mitt Gets Worse project.