Tag Archive | "Mitt Romney"

High Anxiety on the Election Front

Monday, November 5, 2012

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Predictions are always a dangerous thing, especially in an election that has been as contentious as the one between President Obama and Mitt Romney. While there is a feeling in the air that we are in a “perfect storm” set-up …

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Hurricane Sandy: Which Presidential Candidate Will She Help?

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy could not have had better timing for a country that has just about reached its limit on campaign fatigue. Not that I’m glad that the Frankenstorm with the friendly-sounding name has wreaked havoc on the entire Northeast and …

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Can Romney Be President if He’s Afraid of Pop Culture?

Monday, October 29, 2012

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Ever since Bill Clinton famously donned some cool shades and riffed on his saxophone during his presidential campaign, the power of candidates using non-traditional campaign outlets has been clear. Want to woo young voters? Slow jam with Jimmy Fallon. Want …

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Binders Full of Women: The Pinterest Page

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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“Binders full of women.” That’s what Mitt Romney says he asked for (though now we know that’s not really true) when he shockingly, all of a sudden in 2003 had an epiphany that, GOSH! There are actually women who want …

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Binders Full of Women: More Than a Meme

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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The blogosphere loves a good meme. Who doesn’t like a little Ryan “Hey Girl” Gosling (especially that feminist Ryan Gosling!) or some bad-ass Texts from Hillary. They’re good fun with a grain a truth — women’s collective …

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Binders Full of Women: Romney and His Feminist Awakening

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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I wasn’t surprised that President Obama was ready to take on Mitt Romney in the second of their three presidential debates. And I wasn’t surprised at the variety of topics — Libya, student loans, oil and coal, birth control and …

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Debate Number Two: 15 Reasons It’s More Than the Economy, Stupid

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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As we count down the hours to presidential debate number two, we know that the town hall style questions have been pre-approved and pre-scripted by the respective campaigns.  Odds are, we’re not going to learn much new about either candidate …

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Romney Thinks Big Bird is a Moocher

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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Image via Muppet Wiki Mitt Romney threw Big Bird under the bus in the first presidential debate, as he vowed to cut funds from PBS and the big yellow guy in favor of other federal programs. While some uber-conservatives might …

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Presidential Debates: Here They Come!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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It’s presidential debate time! The moments we’ve all been waiting for in the 2012 campaign! OK, so maybe you haven’t been on the edge of your seat about the stand-at-the-podium, semi-scripted events that are a presidential campaign rite of passage.  …

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Ann Romney’s Political Mom “Stop It!” Moment

Friday, September 21, 2012

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  “Stop it! Stop it, RIGHT NOW!” What parent hasn’t had that moment of “I’m at the end of my rope” frustration with a tired or petulant child? You know you shouldn’t yell.  You know you’re supposed to remember all …

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Mitt Romney’s Marie Antoinette Moment

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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Ann can’t help Mitt Romney anymore. She tried to paint a portrait of a kinder and gentler Mitt at the Republican National Convention. Just a boy who wanted to date a girl. Just a dad devoted to his kids. …

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Ann Romney Wears the Political Pants

Friday, September 14, 2012

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  On the cover of TIME Magazine’s online convention daily coverage, Ann Romney was pictured in a lovely plum-colored blouse and a pair of jeans. Or, should I say, she’s wearing the pants. How apt. I’m convinced that Ann Romney

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