House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about a new path for the GOP, which turned out to be a lot like the GOP's old path, except "softer." Now, instead of screaming "HELL NO" at the Obama agenda, Eric Cantor will quietly whisper, "nooooo."
Nevertheless, it was an impressive address considering that at least half of Cantor's brainpower is consumed by maintaining that buttery accent.
Tags: Eric Cantor, House of Representatives, Republicans
Last night, the Senate overwhelmingly voted to consider reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Overwhelmingly, but not unanimously. Eight Senators–all dudes–voted against reauthorization, having forgotten that the people most likely to suffer from domestic abuse or sexual violence also vote. Why, according to "numbers," they even make up a majority of the American electorate.
Who are these dudes?
Tags: Crime, Men and Women, Republicans, Senate, Women's Rights
Now that Scott Brown (R-MA) has bqwacked out of a quick return to the U.S. Senate, rumors are swirling that Tagg Romney may be the answer to the Massachusetts GOP's prayers–unless those prayers involve actually winning a Senate seat, in which case Tagg is probably not the answer, even though he may be a perfect candidate in other regards:
Tags: Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Republicans, Scott Brown, Senate, Tagg Romney