Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Cornel West Wants Paul Ryan To Be President

It has come to the attention of the hardworking staff that today is Refuse Fascism Day! Who knew? Well, not to get technical about it, anyone who read Wednesday’s New York Times, which featured this full-page ad.     That … Continue reading

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From Candidates (and Wives), a $teady $tream of Emails

Say, the hardworking staff has been getting a lot of solicitations for money lately, especially from GOP presidential candidates and their better halves. Take this one, for instance, from “Heidi” with the subject line “good afternoon” – an email we’d … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Biden/Ryan Debate

This ‘n’ that from last night’s laughably dubbed historic vice presidential debate: 9:15 The hardwatching staff arrives late, having taken our nightly post-prandial promenade with the Missus. Immediately notice two things: 1) Joe Biden is mugging for the camera like … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Globe Biden Its Time?)

The Herald takes it to Joe Biden today. The Globe takes it easy. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Romney And Ryan Historic Losers?

From Politico’s Morning Score: NOTABLE: It looks increasingly likely that Romney and Ryan will be the first ticket since 1972 to lose both their home states: http://goo.gl/IuG3O. Said Huffington Post piece: Romney-Ryan Ticket Could Be First To Lose Home States Since 1972 As new … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, Fashion Victim

Forget GOP vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan (R-Cheesehead) as Budget Victim. New York magazine’s The Cut (via The Missus) has tagged him as Fashion Victim: Everyone Agrees: Paul Ryan’s Style Is Awkward Now that Americans have had a couple days … Continue reading

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WSJ Says GOP All Wee-Wee’d Up

The Wall Street Journal editorial page, which routinely serves up more red meat than an Iowa slaughterhouse, featured this in Wednesday’s edition: The Bedwetter Caucus That didn’t take long. Much as we predicted last week, the Republican Party’s Bedwetter Caucus … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Elizabeth Warren Edition)

From Buzzfeed: Elizabeth Warren Runs As The Left’s Answer To Paul Ryan Geez, she looks like she’s being sworn in for anger management classes. Really, guys – you had no other photos?  

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Conservatives (Young) Gunning For John Tierney

Embattled Massachusetts Rep. John Tierney (D-Eight-to-Five He Loses) is in the crosshairs of the YG Network, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization affiliated with the self-styled Young Guns – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) … Continue reading

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State o’ the News Media (Paul Ryan Twitter Edition)

There’s no more silly season in contemporary U.S. politics. It’s all silly. From Buzzfeed: Romney Veep Doesn’t Follow Him On Twitter Rep. Paul Ryan only follows the national debt. [UPDATE: His campaign account follows Romney.] And three more months to go? Aaccckk!   … Continue reading

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