Hello and welcome to our very last post of 2012. Thanks for reading, commenting, following us on Twitter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Tumblr. What better way to review the year that's almost past than with an exclusive interview?
Indecision: Hi, 2012. Thanks for talking with us.
2012: [stares, dazedly]
Indecision: It's okay. You've been through a lot.
2012: I'm so tired. I'm just so tired.
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I know you're all dying to find out if Rick Perry will be running for president again in 2016. (Spoiler alert: He is.) Unfortunately, Obama has not yet entered his second term, nor has a new, exciting and even more "populist" redux of the Tea Party arisen to be reported breathlessly by Fox News. So it's a little early for potential candidates to make announcements of intent. It's considered somewhat gauche.
However, it's not too early for potential candidates to make announcements about announcements of intent…
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that he will "make an announcement about my future political plans" in July, according to a report by the Rio Grande Guardian…
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Before reading any further, I'd like you to take a moment to consider the unprecedented competition for this honor from the Washington Post's The Fix in the 2012 election cycle. In almost any other year, a sentient burlap sack like Tim Pawlenty would have been a favorite to be considered the "worst candidate." This time, he's not even a finalist. We had genuinely insane candidates, embarrassingly misinformed candidates and proudly bigoted candidates. Christ, man, we actually had Donald Trump in the mix for a little while!
So, I hope Rick Perry is aware of his phenomenal achievement…
Tags: Primaries, Republicans, Rick Perry
Mitt Romney on the 2012 Republican primaries…
"We had twenty Republican debates, that was absolutely nuts, it opened us up to gaffes and to material that could be used against us in the general, and we were fighting these debates for a year, and the incumbent president just sat back and laughed."
Well, to be fair, everybody was laughing.
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* From The Onion, Huffington Post news sees all.
* Paul Ryan's Song of Himself, by Andy Borowitz.
* Did you see more bad lip reading with Romney?
* The Long Walk's latest installment, from McSweeney's.
* David Letterman has a talk with Mitt Romney's good friend Tracy Morgan.
* Oh sweet mystery of Paul Ryan's clothing choices, at last we've found you!
* Why Obama and Romney are both wrong about cars and dogs and energy.
* The Jimmy Kimmel show re-enacts Romney's outsourcing of Sesame Street.
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