Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

It was the 47 percent’s fault


Mitt Romney, in a conference call to donors, blamed the usual suspects for his loss to Barack Obama: …Obama, Romney argued, had been “very generous” to blacks, Hispanics and young voters. He cited as motivating factors to young voters the … Continue reading

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We hate you, big government. Love you, too.


An old friend just moved to an amorphous suburb of Philly, way out there in Whiteland, and was dismayed but not surprised to see Romney-for-president signs on the lawns of many of his new neighbors. “Who do these guys think … Continue reading

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Fake story about Romney rings true


Satirist Andy Borowitz in New Yorker, on what “pro-life” really means to Mittens: Hitting the campaign trail one day after the arrival of Superstorm Sandy, Republican nominee Mitt Romney tweaked his position on abortion today, saying he now supports it … Continue reading

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Banking on ‘low-information’ voters


Has any presidential candidate in history lied more frequently and with as much squeaky-clean earnestness as Mitt Romney? Mainstream reporters would ask this question if they weren’t trained to equate telling the truth with being biased. They don’t ask, or … Continue reading

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Operation Caymans: Seeking Mitt’s buried treasure


A couple of Yes Men agents visit an island paradise to find out exactly where Mitt Romney and other corporate pirates buried their treasure to avoid paying taxes: Support the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act.

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Binders full of lies


The topic of Paul Krugman’s Friday column was Mitt Romney’s failure to propose a credible jobs plan to bring down the unemployment rate. The upshot of it was that Romney is far less serious about creating jobs than Barack Obama, … Continue reading

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Bound to be a hit


Mitt Romney was describing his efforts to recruit women cabinet members while he was governor of Massachusetts — utter bullshit, of course — when he used the bizarre phrase “binders full of women.” I imagined some kinky Mormon rite taking … Continue reading

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