Tag Archives: Christine O’Donnell

Funny or Die weighs in on Hoekstra’s race-baiting ad

Pete, I think the distinction may be lost on you, but, for the record, this means that the people of America are laughing at you, and not with you. Maybe next time you run for office, you should go with a political consultant who isn’t best known for having advised Christine O’Donnell to release an […]

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The republican assault on reality

The Republicans are up in arms over the fact that Obama is taking a ten day vacation with his family. One of my favorite quotes on the matter comes from former Presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has courageously resurfaced after making such an ass of himself earlier this summer, when he said that he believed […]

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Claiming the Palin mandate

As we discussed yesterday, the election, while certainly bad for the Democrats, doesn’t really indicate what could be considered a Republican mandate. But that fact doesn’t seem to stop politicians and pundits from making the claim. And it certainly doesn’t stop demagogues from taking credit. And that’s what we’re seeing right now. Yesterday, in the […]

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Republican Blowout, But No Conservative Mandate

The best take on yesterday’s election that I’ve found thus far came from the folks at Think Progress. Here’s what they had to say: Riding a wave of discontent, Republicans overtook the House of Representatives by great numbers, but foundered in the U.S. Senate, where the media spotlight on Tea Party candidates like Sharron Angle […]

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One last post about Christine O’Donnell

I wasn’t going to post anything here about Christine O’Donnell’s recent debate, during which she seemed to laugh at her opponent for suggesting that the separation of church and state is guaranteed in the Constitution. As the exact phrase “separation of church and state” isn’t actually in the Constitution, I thought that I’d cut her […]

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