Tag Archive | "Republicans"

“Poopy Heads” Decide Elections: Sore Losers 2012 Style

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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There are always hurt feelings after big elections.  People on both sides are invested in their views and candidates, especially in our world of 24/7 media that whips us all into a frenzy so that we can hardly see straight …

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“Cult of Mom” Politics

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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  Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz each have two things in common. They were featured speakers at the Democratic National Convention and they’re moms. I’m not bringing up their motherhood status because I think it’s important. They …

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Ann Romney and the GOP: Courting the Mom Vote

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Ann Romney was after the mom vote big time at the Republican Convention last night. Moms hold the country together. Moms sigh a lot. Moms worry a lot. She was a mom who worried a lot. But she trusted Mitt …

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Delegate Moms: Where’s the Child Care?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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  As increasing numbers of women who have young children become involved in the political process, the issue of child care gets more attention. That’s good as far as it goes. But with the GOP Convention going on in Tampa …

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Going to Charlotte!

Monday, August 27, 2012

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  Guess who’s going to the Democratic National Convention? Yup! I’m super-excited that I’m going to be headed to Charlotte to experience my second presidential convention and my first one with the Democrats. (I covered a Republican Convention back in …

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Paul Ryan for Vice President: Where’s the Sarah Palin Treatment?

Monday, August 13, 2012

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What do new GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan and former GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin have in common? They’re both the parents of young, school-aged children. Ryan’s children — ages seven, eight and nine — are in that childhood sweet …

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Will Mitt Romney “Go Rogue” with His VP Pick?

Friday, August 10, 2012

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Mitt Romney doesn’t have it in him to “go rogue” when it comes to his vice presidential selection. In a way, I wish he did — it sure would make the rest of the campaign season more interesting. But no …

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Republicans Fear Election Zombies

Monday, July 16, 2012

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  Republicans see dead people. Well, they see dead people, and possibly zombies, when it comes to the visions of voter fraud that dance in their heads.  The GOP likes to conjure up images of the dearly departed to convince …

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Republicans! Get in My Vagina!

Monday, May 7, 2012

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You know, I thought Funny or Die was a comedy site, but it turns out they are going to a major political player this election year. Ashley Judd taking on Rick Santorum. Bringing President Bartlet back to us. And …

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Condoleezza Rice in 2012?

Monday, April 23, 2012

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Mitt Romney needs a lot of things to happen and a lot of stars to align for him to become the President of the United States.  But of all the items on that ever-growing list, there’s an intangible, yet important, …

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Ann Romney as GOP’s Secret Weapon: Should She be the Republican Candidate?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Mitt Romney can unofficially turn his attention to campaigning against President Barack Obama. But he’s been having problems connecting with voters, especially women. Can Mitt turn that around? And if so, how? …

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Romney Mommy Issues?

Monday, April 9, 2012

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  It’s no secret that GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney has some issues. He’s the front-runner in a field of less-than-perfect Republican candidates, and he’s got a little bit too much of the Al Gore thing going in his campaign. …

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