Category Archives: 2012 Election

You know when I said I wasn’t going to blog about politics anymore?

Yeah…I’m rescinding that. I watched Scott Prouty’s interview with Ed Schultz today.  For those of you not in the loop, he’s the guy responsible for the Mitt Romney “47%” video that tipped the election back in our direction. There is … Continue reading

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President Obama: Here we go again.

Yeah.  Good speech. And yes, at this point, saying Obama can give a good speech is like saying Jessica Alba has a nice tush.  The default response to either statement is “So…?” Yes, he defended Medicare and Social Security.  But … Continue reading

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Off the fiscal cliff. (And into the fire?)

Okay, the bill passed. Via MSNBC. Updated at 2:30 a.m. ET: An agreement to stave off the harshest and most immediate consequences of the fiscal cliff won approval in the House late Tuesday. President Barack Obama said he would sign the … Continue reading

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2012: Limping towards the exit.

I’m not going to lie to you. I have been lax about posting this last week and a half. Some of it has been has been getting a handle on the new Final Cut Pro X software. (Seriously, the manual … Continue reading

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SKETCH: Karl Rove, Dick Morris and the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Via New York Magazine: According to multiple Fox sources, Ailes has issued a new directive to his staff: He wants the faces associated with the election off the air — for now. For Karl Rove and Dick Morris — a … Continue reading

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Sheldon Adelson: And Sarah Silverman sending the speedo photos was just salt in the wound.

Via HuffPo: The public shame of Sheldon Aldelson continues… WASHINGTON — Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson vowed to spend as much as $100 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help the GOP take control of Congress. According to two GOP … Continue reading

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The Twilight of Grover Norquist.

Via “The Raw Story”… Anti-tax evangelist Grover Norquist, one of Washington’s most influential figures, is facing an apparent erosion of his power as leading Republicans begin opting out of pledges to his cause. Norquist has amassed considerable clout over the … Continue reading

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Karl Rove vs. the nerds.

From Natasha Lennard at Salon.com. On Election Night, viewers watched in shock as Karl Rove refused to accept the call, confirmed by Fox News analysts, that Ohio had gone to Obama. A release claiming to be from hacker collective Anonymous alleges there … Continue reading

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Some notes on Barack Obama, the Election of 2012 and battered hope.

-The day before the election, my gut started to hurt like a motherfucker. This surprised me because I knew I was stressing this thing but I didn’t think that I had internalized it that much. But then my joints started … Continue reading

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Very quick post election update.

Now working on a big ass post election piece but it’s taking longer to cook then I thought. (A sudden bout of stomach flu hasn’t helped either.) But I should have it soon. Short version.  I’m happy with Tuesday’s results … Continue reading

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