Tag Archives: 2012 Elections

But Mitt Had Binders Full of Women!

BuzzFeed: Was Mitt Romney Right About Everything? Ten months after Mitt Romney shuffled off the national stage in defeat — consigned, many predicted, to a fate of instant irrelevance and permanent obscurity — Republicans are suddenly celebrating the presidential also-ran … Continue reading

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Mental Masturbation

It’s only been a week and I’m already getting burned out on election postmortems. Every warm body with a keyboard and a internet connection is telling us what happened and more importantly what it all means. Here is what last … Continue reading

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Hunker Down Time

hun·ker intransitive verb ˈhəŋ-kər hun·kered hun·ker·ing Definition of HUNKER 1: crouch, squat —usually used with down 2: to settle in or dig in for a sustained period —used with down I was wrong. I freely admit it and make no … Continue reading

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The Romney Tsunami

Mitt Romney has tapped into what Nixon called the Silent Majority. There are millions of people out there that are non-political. They don’t talk about politics. They don’t go to protests or donate to candidates and they damn sure don’t … Continue reading

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Prejudice, Sterotypes and Bigotry

Warner Todd Huston at Breitbart: L.A. Times Hears Racist Dog Whistles from Romney Voters Sandy Banks of the L.A. Times has figured out why anyone would vote against Barack Obama. Why, they are all racists, of course. Oh, you don’t … Continue reading

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Zero Hour – “E” Day!

Hot Air: Romney’s crowds are building—28,000 in Morrisville, Pa., last night; 30,000 in West Chester, Ohio, Friday It isn’t only a triumph of advance planning: People came, they got through security and waited for hours in the cold. His rallies … Continue reading

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Closing Speeches

Here are Mitt Romney’s and Barack Obama’s closing speeches of the 2012 campaign. See you in the morning.

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One More Day – A Message From Hillbuzz

Kevin DuJan: I would like to take a moment to ask you to please be charitable in the days ahead…but especially on Tuesday…while dealing with Obama cultists and all those on the Left when Barack Obama loses his reelection bid. … Continue reading

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Are You A BGV?

Stephen Green (aka “Vodkapundit”): The polls also have a hard time making numbers out of “broken glass voters.” These are folks who (like me) voted for Bob Barr four years ago, or held their nose and grudgingly voted for McCain, … Continue reading

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Grassroots vs. Astroturf

Kevin Drum: Obama’s Ground Game Advantage May Not Be As Big As It Looks There’s been a disconnect in the ground games of the major parties for some time. Democrats tend to rely on paid, professional operations, while Republicans rely … Continue reading

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We have not yet begun to fight!

Reality bites Jonathan Chait: Romney Says He’s Winning — It’s a Bluff Romney is carefully attempting to project an atmosphere of momentum, in the hopes of winning positive media coverage and, thus, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. Over the last week, … Continue reading

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Where Obots Come From

And they say science majors are for the smart kids: Surprise! ‘Undecided’ debate questioner at Tuesday’s debate declares for Obama In a shocking development, the 20-year-old exercise science major who led off Tuesday’s presidential debate seeking reassurance from the candidates … Continue reading

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Preference Cascade Underway?

Katrina Trinko: Romney Seven Points Ahead in Gallup Poll In today’s Gallup, Mitt Romney has a significant lead over President Obama among likely voters: seven points. Romney is at 52 percent to Obama’s 45 percent. So what’s going on? I … Continue reading

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Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

Pathetic. The Nation: Re-Elect the President Progressive opinions on Barack Obama’s first term are as conflicted as his record. These differences are a sign of a diverse and spirited left, and we welcome continued debate in our pages about the … Continue reading

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How Reagan Won – 14 Words

There are many parallels between this year’s election and the election of 1980. A bad economy, an unpopular Democratic incumbent and serious talk about a war with Iran are just three similarities between the two elections. Jimmy Carter based his … Continue reading

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I ain’t telling you how to vote but if you vote for Obama you’re gonna burn in hell!

No, seriously: Bishop: Democrats Endorse ‘Intrinsic Evils’ and Supporters put their ‘Soul in Serious Jeopardy’ The Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, is warning that the Democratic Party has endorsed “intrinsic evils” and consequently, voters who back Democratic candidates have … Continue reading

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Mentirosos

All this was inspired by the principle–which is quite true within itself–that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata … Continue reading

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“These are not bumps in the road, these are human lives”

Tell the panty-wetters that Mitt just got real: Romney seizes on ‘bumps in the road’ Mitt Romney is jumping on President Obama’s description of recent events in the Middle East as “bumps in the road” to democracy — only the … Continue reading

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I am sick and fucking tired of this goddamn boo-hoo WATB concern trolling defeatist bullshit!

John W. Smart: Romney, unlike McCain, once gave of the distinct odor of a man who intended to win. He still does here and there. But his campaign has moved into the dangerous and often lethal “just wait till the … Continue reading

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No wonder the media is freaking out

Let the panty-wetting begin: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 48% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns 45% of the vote. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and five … Continue reading

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