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August 11, 2012
breakingnews:

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate
Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Of course they would leapfrog the official announcement with the app. Of course.

breakingnews:

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.

Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Of course they would leapfrog the official announcement with the app. Of course.

7:49 // 1 year ago
August 8, 2012
theatlantic:

Pandora Asks Listeners to Share Their E-mails With Romney 

[Crystal] Harris took a screenshot of the request and tweeted it with a one-word comment: #fail.


Does someone listening to Garth Brooks automatically fall under the Republican column? Questions, questions …

theatlantic:

Pandora Asks Listeners to Share Their E-mails With Romney 

[Crystal] Harris took a screenshot of the request and tweeted it with a one-word comment: #fail.

Does someone listening to Garth Brooks automatically fall under the Republican column? Questions, questions …

(via joshsternberg)

12:41 // 1 year ago
August 2, 2012
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July 26, 2012
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July 23, 2012
Pretty sure this New York State Senate candidate is the first candidate to use an LMFAO song on their campaign page. Mindy Meyer, a Republican and the first Orthodox Jewish woman to run for a State Senate seat in New York, wants you to know one thing: “I can tell you one thing, I have no experience in corruption.” She has lots of experience in graphic design involving the color pink, however. (ht Gawker)

Pretty sure this New York State Senate candidate is the first candidate to use an LMFAO song on their campaign page. Mindy Meyer, a Republican and the first Orthodox Jewish woman to run for a State Senate seat in New York, wants you to know one thing: “I can tell you one thing, I have no experience in corruption.” She has lots of experience in graphic design involving the color pink, however. (ht Gawker)

18:46 // 1 year ago
May 29, 2012
21:16 // 1 year ago
April 29, 2012
In which the WaPo’s opinion section isn’t afraid of pinning the blame for Congress’ ongoing gridlock. Note that this article, by Brookings’ Thomas E. Mann and the American Enterprise Institute Norman J. Ornstein, has 5,000+ comments.

In which the WaPo’s opinion section isn’t afraid of pinning the blame for Congress’ ongoing gridlock. Note that this article, by Brookings’ Thomas E. Mann and the American Enterprise Institute Norman J. Ornstein, has 5,000+ comments.

8:32 // 1 year ago
April 5, 2012
No surprise there: It’s been a disaster for their party and may well be producing a candidate that will be the most unpopular nominee in presidential campaign history.
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina • Offering a harsh take on Mitt Romney’s recent primary wins and the GOP primaries in general, which he notes many Republican operatives have been using as a sign the other candidates need to get out of the race. As for Obama, Messina says, that “means we’ve all got to refocus the way we’ve been thinking about this race right now” and work harder to re-elect Obama.
10:41 // 2 years ago
April 2, 2012

A sampling of some of Gage Skidmore’s photos, hand-picked by the photog. In case you missed it, earlier today we did a quick profile on the teenage photographer, who has kept Flickr awash in Creative Commons photos of GOP politicians — especially Ron and Rand Paul. Which one’s your favorite?

20:36 // 2 years ago
February 26, 2012
8:57 // 2 years ago