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Mitt Romney

  • Film

    November 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    President Obama Wants You To Retweet His Tweet

    And it's a good one. It says: "RT if you stand with same-sex couples around the country fighting for the right to marry who they love."

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    My Year In Review: Romney, Tan Mom, and Angelina's Leg

    In my extremely entertaining and informative annual wrapup, I break 2012 down for you, starting with the groundswell of libertarianism which helped Obama get re-endorsed despite the still faltering economy. I explain how we can partly thank the fact that Mitt Romney didn't provide a solid alternati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The 12 Months of Crazy: Rightbloggers' Greatest Hits of 2012

    It's been a hell of a year for conservatives, so naturally it's been a flaming, bloody hell of a year for our subjects the rightbloggers. If this is the sort of thing that gladdens your heart, then sit by the fire and let us brighten your holiday season by reviewing, month by month, the rightblogg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Here's the Official Post-Election Petition Asking Obama to Let New York Secede from the Country

    Up until election night, there was a legitimate, widespread fear that President Obama was going to lose the 2012 election. Liberals were pissed; many even spoke about moving to Canada, or Australia, or Britain, or any place that wasn't the United States but where people still spoke English. Then c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    The Racist Tweet War Against Obama Comes To New York

    It's no doubt that a few people were devastated when Romney lost the election. And by 'few people,' we mean everyone on this site. Oh, and this young kid, too. The 48 percent of the country that wanted Romney in (or, more so, wanted Obama out of) the White House was defeated by the ty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Polls have Started Closing. Here are the States that Matter.

    At 7 p.m., six Eastern states closed their polls: Virginia, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Vermont. Now comes the fun. With most states already locked up for either President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney there are generally thought to be nine major battleground states: Nevada, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    A Few Lessons We Learned From The 2012 Election Season

    Election Day is upon us, people. We cannot even begin to count the minutes, hours, days and months since this whole boondaggle started to consume the media's attention but it's safe to say that it's been way too long. And, once it's over, we can return to normalcy, which is a prolonged period of tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Gov. Christie Stupidly Gets Flak For Praising Obama's Response to Sandy

    Yesterday, we reported on the media's tendency to politicize this catastrophe into an electoral issue and how that is a terrible symptom of infinite media. And we continue to see this play out as the Eastern seaboard cleans itself up from some of the worst inflicted damage in recent history. The nex ... More >>

  • News

    October 31, 2012

    Country Club Sopranos

    American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won't notice.

  • Voice Choices

    October 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Don't Get On An Obama Email Feed!

    It's not that I don't want to hear all the great news about his superior views. It's just that I don't want to be bombarded with them all the livelong day. Between two sources ("Obama For America Press" and Barackobama.com), I seem to get most of my email these days. They are relentless--and when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Fact-Checking The Debate: Who's The Bigger Liar?

    Both candidates got in some, let's say, misrepresentations, but judging by the clarifications made in this diary-like account, Romney seems to be the bigger liar. And pundits are saying that Obama had a lot more fire in him tonight than in the first debate, where he came off like a nice Uncle who w ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Why The Ryan/Biden Debate Will Be Inherently More Entertaining

    America is still letting out an exhausted sigh from the debate two nights ago in Denver. At this point, who knows who won and who actually cares? The best/worst part of it all, as my colleague James King pointed out, is that Donald Trump was mentioned two times in 90 minutes; that's two times more t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    7-Eleven Predicts President Obama Will Defeat Mitt Romney

    It may be utterly unscientific, but it hasn't been wrong yet. 7-Eleven's "7-Election Presidential Coffee Cup Poll" invites customers to vote by selecting specially marked coffee cups. Blue cups are for President Barack Obama and red ones are for former Governor Mitt Romney.

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2012

    Rightbloggers Make ObamaPhone Lady Their New Welfare Queen

    After the panic over Mitt Romney's characterization of 47% of his fellow citizens as moochers, rightbloggers flailed for a way to make the maker-and-taker philosophy of the modern conservative movement sound less repulsive to normal people. What they seem to be clustering on now is the idea that, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Charlie Rangel, Legendary Tax Cheat, Lectures Mitt Romney On Paying Taxes

    Say what you will about Mitt Romney's dopey comments that 47-percent of Americans are basically free-loading schlubs, but the last person -- literally, the absolute last person -- who should ever chime in on the issue is legendary tax cheat/New York Congressman Charlie Rangel.But guess who chimed in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Obama Mentioned Gays Three Times Last Night!

    President Obama's speech was strong and confident, not only in the digs at Romney (who's still convinced Russia is our number one enemy, zanily enough), but in its nods to LGBT people, who are usually invisible when it comes to vote-for-me orations. Obama noted that gays aren't responsible for our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Paul Ryan's Workout Routine Is More Important Than Syria

    Since Mitt Romney tapped Paul Ryan's Workout Routine as his running mate Aug. 11, details have emerged that the vice presidential candidate has a grueling workout routine. "Fresh from a workout at a hotel gym in Iowa" and wearing "exercise shorts and a University of Wisconsin baseball cap pulled d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Don't Worry, Black America -- Joe Biden Meant Romney Wants To Put Y'all Back In "Shackles," Not "Chains"

    There's good news on the campaign front: Vice President Joe Biden has clarified comments he made yesterday about how Mitt Romney wants to "put y'all back in chains," and has completely (read: not at all) smoothed over any racial insensitivities that may have been suggested in his derp-y comments -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Give A Shit About What Hollywood Thinks About Paul Ryan...Or Anything

    As you know, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate in his quest for the White House. Per usual, Hollywood has chimed in about his selection -- and for some reason people care.Regardless of how you feel about Ryan, Romney, abortion, gay marri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2012

    Romney's VIP Pick Is A Zero When It Comes To Gay Rights

    Not surprisingly, Paul Ryan--the Wisconsin nightmare chosen by Mitt Romney as his wannabe Vice President--is not the type who'll have a float in a Gay pride parade. Paul Schindler's piece in Gay City News details the congressman's awful track record when it comes to LGBT rights.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Sean Fieler

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Super PAC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Robert Rosenkranz

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Super PAC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg on Aurora Shooting: What Are Obama, Romney Going To Do About Guns?

    As developments emerge about an Aurora, Colo. shooting that left at least 12 dead and 50 injured, Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- long a staunch advocate of gun control -- has slammed both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for failing to adequately address firearms issues. On the "The John Gambling Show with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Could You Live With Ann Romney As First Lady?

    I know Mitt's a total joke, but how about the wife? Would she make the experience of a Republican White House any easier to swallow? Well, here are some wiki-facts about her--some inspiring, some not--to help you decide: The Mormon missionary rules allowed her only two brief visits with Mitt and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    BREAKING: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney Say Vague Things To Please Voters

    This just in: a new report from the Associated Press indicates that career politicians might make vague campaign promises to please voters -- but might not have specific solutions for the county's ills. The AP's groundbreaking investigation -- released today -- indicates that this trend is being fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Air-Tight Security Around New Batman Film

    Normally, reviews and mentions of a movie are embargoed by the film studio until a few days before the opening, but in the case of The Dark Night Rises, participating press have been warned by Warner Brothers to not tweet, review, or mention the film in any way until opening day (July 20)! There is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2012

    A Day in the Tweeting Life of Rupert Murdoch

    When it rains, it pours.The CEO of NewsCorp is a recent inductee to the Twitter community, joining this past December and, for someone who owns a sliver of the world, still only has 250,000 followers or so. But such perfect timing: just as the Parliamentary inquiry into Murdoch's business was heatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Obama's Ratings Have Slipped! Here's How We Can Help

    Ever since the jobs report came in with staggeringly unfunny statistics, President Obama's approval rating has gone down like a hooker, making him a little too close to Republican competitor Mitt Romney in the polls for the comfort of any sane American. So here's what we have to do, folks:

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    John Bartlett's New Gay Doggie-Style T-Shirts

    For the gay doggie lover in you. Says the release: "Next week, in Honor of Gay Pride, John Bartlett will unveil a limited edition capsule collection of his signature tees entitled 'Gay, Proud and Compassionate'--created specifically to honor the occasion.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    New Yorkers Don't Like Occupy Wall Street or The Tea Party: Poll

    It's a pollapalooza! Shortly after a Quinnipiac University Polling Institute came out identifying New Yorkers' hatred of indoor smoking and love of bike shares, yet more info has come out detailing voters' tastes.

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2012

    Rightbloggers: Obama's Gay Marriage Move Means He's Trying to Win, Or Lose, Or Destroy America, Or Something

    As everyone has heard by now, Pride Week came a little early to the White House as President Obama said, "I think same sex couples should be able to get married." He didn't push any legislation, and he said legalization should be left up to the states. But he is a U.S. President who has endorsed gay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Gay Republican Group: Obama Was...Right?

    After President Obama came out for same-sex marriage yesterday, it didn't take the Log Cabin Republicans, the nation's oldest and most prominent group of gay Republicans, long to pile on him. They called the timing "offensive " and "callous." But in a press release issued today titled "Campaigning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Unemployment Is (Barely) Down

    And now for even more reasons to be skeptical about the alleged economic recovery: Unemployment is down, but a smaller share of Americans are in the labor force and many have just given up on trying to find work. The newest Bureau of Labor Statistics data came out this morning, and the April jobs n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Eyeroll: Barack Obama and Mitt Romney Clash Over Coolness

    In keeping with the great American tradition of blowing smoke up voters' asses, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do not appear like they're going to level with us anytime soon -- though our country sorely needs it, as Slate's John Dickerson pointed out. But what they lack in candor they might try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Rick Santorum Finally Throws In The Towel; Romney Has GOP Nomination In The Bag

    When (or if) Rick Santorum comes to New York next week, he'll do so as a former presidential candidate -- the former Pennsylvania senator announced this afternoon that he's suspending his campaign...finally."We made a decision over the weekend that, while this presidential race for us, is over for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Will Barack Obama Still Win the Youth Vote?

    In 2008, Barack Obama's presidential victory was bolstered by a buoyant youth vote, which enthusiastically took to social media to tout his promises of hope and change. Young voters' preference for Democrats isn't entirely new -- in fact, they have leaned left in the last three election cycles, sug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2012

    U.S. Soldier Shoots Afghan Civilians; Two Children Found Dead In Bronx, Brooklyn; Japan Mourns At One Year Anniversary Of Quake, Tsunami

    A U.S. soldier killed 16 Afghan civilians in their homes when he walked off base. Following the attack he turned himself in. The reports of the number of casualties have been varied. In addition to the at least 16 dead, five were wounded. The victims include girls aged 6 or younger. "We don't know w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    New York's Presidential Primaries Might Not Be Completely Worthless

    Because the 10-state Super Tuesday showdown was a bit of a bust in terms of definitively deciding Barack Obama's opponent, New York might actually have a say in picking the Republican presidential candidate. Who knew? The Empire State's contest takes place April 24. Usually, by that time, one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Sex Mad: Why the Rightblogger Obsession With Ladyparts Never Ends

    With all the recent women's health controversies -- Komen/Planned Parenthood, contraception in Catholic hospitals, and Virginia's plan to wand women who want abortions -- and their potential to steer women's votes away from Republicans, you'd think conservatives would prefer to get back to talking a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Georgia Jilted by Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum; CNN Cancels Debate

    Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are just too busy for Georgia and pulled out of a final debate before the Super Tuesday Primaries, so CNN canceled the Republican showdown scheduled for March 1, Slate notes. Romney and Santorum, who are pretty much neck-and-neck in polls, basically decided to blow of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Republicans Might Think that Rick Santorum Is 'Mr. Right,' Challenging Mitt Romney's Lead

    ​Rick Santorum, whose last name has come to popularly mean "the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex," has emerged as top contender in the Republican field -- beating rival Mitt Romney in a national poll. The Los Angeles Times reports that Santorum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Dogs (and UWS Activists) Against Romney Protest Outside Westminister Dog Show

    ​A "Dogs Against Romney" protest brought out more reporters sniffing for a story than pups this afternoon. The animal advocacy group aims to call attention to an infamous incident in which Mitt Romney strapped the family dog in a crate to the roof of the car for a 12-hour drive in the late 1980s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    Mitt Romney Wins Nevada Caucuses; Giants To Play In The Super Bowl Today; Russia And China Put Stop To U.N. Syria Resolution

    Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses Saturday night. As of 9:20 a.m. with 71 percent reporting, Romney had 47.6 percent of the vote. Newt Gingrich trailed him with 22.7 percent. "This is not the first time you gave me your vote of confidence, and this time I'm going to take it to the White House," Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Gingrich 'Wounds' Romney; Latinos Demand Solutions from Obama

    Newt Gingrich badly wounded Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primaries. Now, Romney has to revive his campaign in Florida -- or risk losing the Republican ticket, the Spanish-language daily reports. The three distinct winners in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina prove Republicans' uncertaint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Chris Christie: It Would Be 'Presumptuous' to Rule Out Vice-Presidential Bid

    ​Frequently bombastic New Jersey governor Chris Christie said on Fox News today that it would be "presumptuous" of him to say no to running on Mitt Romney's ticket for vice president if the opportunity was offered to him. Christie endorsed Romney last month. Early in the interview, Politico re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    What Would You Tell A Child To Make The World Seem Nicer?

    ​Remember that Oscar winning foreign film Life Is Beautiful, in which Roberto Benigni tells his son that the holocaust is a big carnival game, to make it go down a wittle easier? So what would you tell a child today to make them feel better about certain glaring realities in the world?

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    TABLOIDED: The Gambinos Bust and the (Rear) End of the Week

    The "big" story today is the massive mob bust carried out in the city and in Sicily yesterday. Tabloids and mobsters have long been the not-so-strange bedfellows of yellow journalism. Brutal crime and secrecy are to reporters what catnip is to little Fluffy—just too good to resist. One of the larg ... More >>

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