“If East Germany can do it, we can do it!” — Joe Miller
Yes, Republican candidate for Senate Joe Miller actually spoke those words yesterday, asking his audience in Alaska why America can’t build its own Berlin Wall.
There are two aspects to Joe Miller’s admiration of East Germany and its very special border fence […]
“I don’t think it’s proper to watch a couple of grown men grind against each other,” said the landlord for two gay bars.
Parody of Christine O’Donnell’s I’m You campaign advertisement, in which Christine O’Donnell isn’t a witch. She’s a space alien. […]
“As your governor, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me on the front page, saying ‘Governor LePage tells Obama to go to hell.” — Paul LePage, September 2010
“Bullshit!” — Paul LePage, before storming out of a news conference, September 2010
“I’m about ready to punch A. J. Higgins!” — Paul LePage, September […]
Earl Sholley’s campaign of scapegoating against Muslims and atheists should serve as a reminder that when the freedom of religion of one cultural minority is threatened, the religious freedom of all minorities is made vulnerable. […]
In his latest display of mental gymnastics, Republican candidate for Governor of New York State Carl Paladino has just completed either a disastrously unsuccessful triple lutz or a spot-on bellyflop:
As Governor I will use the power of eminent domain to stop this mosque and make the site a war memorial instead of a monument […]
Looking at data on federally-organized political action committees and Section 527 groups that identify themselves as part of the “Tea Party” movement, we’ve discovered that such openly-disclosed grassroots groups have levels of activity too low to account for the highly visible “Tea Party” activity seen splayed across the national media. Indeed, most of them are […]
Back in 2006, the Unity08 corporation formed to select its own candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. Unity08’s pitch: why not have a bipartisan team of one Republican and one Democrat working together in the White House? Given that the office of the President is imbued with power while the office […]
Two weeks ago, the moderator of a Republican gubernatorial debate asked candidate Paul LePage a simple and straightforward question: “Do you believe in creationism, and do you think it should be taught in Maine public schools?” Paul LePage’s complete answer:
I would say intelligence, uh, the more education you have the more knowledge you have […]
Or, Republican Whip: Someone Shot at Me Too, but I Don’t Talk About That Or, Eric Cantor: How Dare Democrats use Fear of Attacks as a Political Tactic? Stealers! Or, Republican Leadership Outraged at Sleazy Democratic Tactic of Receiving Death Threats
Sometimes it’s just so hard to choose a headline.
How would you sum up […]
Yesterday, Truman identified a particularly yummy bit of babble by Representative Steve King of Iowa in which he asserts that America is a Christian nation because we speak English and derive our cherished values from the ancient Greeks. Roll that thought around your brain a little bit. It’s just so savory.
As with all yummy, […]