September 3, 2012
Fox News really knows how to transition to a commercial break.
A very smart play. Governor Romney would be wise to jump on this bandwagon.
From the inbox.
Edited out: "We want the president to succeed."
“Charlotte wouldn’t have been our choice as a city." Lee Saunders beats the hell out of a chair.
The Democratic Conventions ends the day before jobs numbers for August will be released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a scenario that is high risk-high reward for President Obama. In 2004, then State Senator Obama dismissed a better than expected jobs report for the Bush Administration. Obama said the good jobs report showing more jobs than previous years was a sign of "a structural problem in this country."
The MSNBC host told his colleague Andrea Mitchell, "That's the goal. You're laughing because you know it's all true. You don't have to say it. I am."
“They don’t know when the factory closes, they don’t know how fast they run," top female Democrat says.
An ingenious and energy efficient way to cross a river.
Could the DNC be Chelsea Clinton's coming out party? Rumors swirl.
...for better or for worse. I, for one, can't wait to see what these ladies show up in this year.
Maryland Rep. Van Hollen, the party's top budgeteer, gets a prime time speaking slot to hammer Ryan's budget plan. Democrats want to keep Ryan boxed into the House.
Politics (and political conventions) make strange bedfellows.
Or, I should say, "Devil worshipers." Lucille Ball doesn't deserve this.
Not that you needed any more proof that go-go dancers in bikinis and giant mecha-women make for the ultimate dining experience.
This hilarious video, picked up on an online streaming service, shows NBC interns sitting in for a run through while awkwardly discussing Batman. "I am Chuck Todd" has a great chance to be THE catchphrase at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week.
“He’ll always be mayor. He’s Mayor for Life,” one convention goer exclaims of DC's former mayor. “The Republicans offer no hope, no direction that’s particularly helpful to us, particularly African Americans,” says Barry.
Putting the "burn" back in Burning Man.
In this video, cut from a 1962 Romney for Governor informercial, Lenore Romney talks about why her husband would be a good Governor of Michigan. Interestingly, Lenore Romney sounds very similar to how Ann Romney described Mitt Romney in her convention speech last week — though Lenore also describes George as "a refugee from Mexico. He was on relief - welfare relief - for the first years of his life."
All other major addresses have been vetted.
The former presidential candidate and civil rights leader alleges voter suppression to the Black Caucus. Gaspard calls the RNC a "clown show."
With his wife, Gena, urges Evangelical Christians to get to the polls or else America faces "the triumph of evil" and "1,000 years of darkness."
The chair talks back.
Surrogates and handlers, even for Lifetime! And the biggest surrogate of all: "Obama can't say what Bill Clinton can."