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    Mitt Vs. Mitt

    For an attack ad, it’s actually pretty funny. The Democratic National Committee is running this in 6 battleground states, suggesting they don’t think the Newt bubble is going to prevent Romney from getting the nomination. Ew. “Newt bubble.”

    Gavon Laessig 2 years ago 41 responses

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    10 Mind-Blowingly Offensive Quotes From Ron Paul Newsletters

    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul used to publish a libertarian newsletter in the ’80s and ’90s. They were not, shall we say, sane. From those newsletters, here are some racist/homophobic/anti-semitic musings on everything from AIDS to Hate Whitey Day (aka Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Paul says he didn’t write any of the following quotes, but they all appeared under his name. Yiiiiiikes.

    Gavon Laessig 2 years ago 296 responses

  • The Greatest Hits From Michele Bachmann’s Marriage Vow

    Excerpts from the document signed by Michele Bachmann that’s drawing allegations of racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-Islamic sentiment and general cuckoo bananas whackadoodie. It’s a pledge from a conservative advocacy group out of Iowa called The Family Leader—affiliated with Focus on the Family—asking Republican presidential candidates to denounce single parents, women in combat and anything with even the faintest whiff of gay. Oh, and it seems to be wistful for the days of slavery. If none of that frightens you, it also essentially calls for a ban of all pornography. Michele Bachmann was the first of the GOP field to apply her Hancock. Here are some select passages from The Marriage Vow, along with photos of its earliest and most enthusiastic signatory. View List ›

    Gavon Laessig 3 years ago 274 responses