Tag Archives: 2012 elections

Empire State Lights To Announce Winner

CNN has an agreement with the owners of the Empire State Building in which the iconic landmark will switch its colors to all red or all blue the moment the cable network calls the winner.

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Will Brian Brownshirt Cry Again Today?

Graphic by Scott Wooledge.

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It’s Going To Be A Long Day

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Romney: Today Is America’s Moment

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Obama Gets Teary At Final Rally

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Election Day Open Thread

Tell us how things went at the polls.

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Sarah Palin: Vote As Jesus Would

Posted by the Iowa hate group, Family Leader.

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Morning View

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OHIO: Family Of GOP Anti-Gay Senate Candidate Takes Out Ad Against Him

The family of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, who is running for the Senate against Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown, has placed a newspaper ad denouncing Mandel for his anti-gay positions. An excerpt from their ad: Your cousins, Ellen Ratner and Cholene Espinoza, are among the many wonderful couples whose rights you do not recognize. They were married almost eight years ago ...

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Michelle Obama: Get Out And Vote

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Wingnut Headline Of The Day

Now seen on World Net Daily and Daily Caller.

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Jay-Z – 99 Problems But Mitt Ain’t One

From today’s Obama rally. Wingnuts are already screaming.

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TONIGHT: The Romney Mega Prayer

According to a just-launched website, President Obama is definitely going to win tomorrow. Unless, that is, a large group of very determined Christians squints and clenches down and prays superhard that he doesn’t. After all, such praying has worked before! When the Muslim Ottoman Empire threatened Europe with a massive invasion, the Pope called for all of Europe to pray. ...

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Cuomo Slams Rabbi Who Claims Sandy Was God’s Revenge For Gay Marriage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has denounced Rabbi Noson Leiter, who made news earlier this week with his claim that Hurricane Sandy was God’s retribution upon the state for legalizing same-sex marriage. “The comments made by Rabbi Noson Leiter that sought to link the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy to our state’s embrace of marriage equality are as offensive as ...

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Romney Ist Unser Feind

My election analysis article for Germany’s MÄNNER Magazine, which is sort of a more beefcake-y version of the Advocate, has been posted. The online version lacks paragraph breaks and is therefore somewhat reader-unfriendly. (I took several years of German in high school and college, but submitted the piece in English and it was translated on their end.) Here’s the first ...

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The 2012 Campaign In Two Minutes

9-9-9! Oops! And all the greatest misses…

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

His final pre-election report….

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IRELAND: Bookmaker Pays Out Early On “Guaranteed Win” By Obama

The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, who has a reputation for controversy, today published a half-page newspaper ad announcing that gamblers who bet on Barack Obama would get their winnings today.  The above message in the Irish Times is raising a lot of eyebrows, but is certainly less scandalous than when Paddy Power offered odds on whether Obama would be assassinated ...

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Reasons To Support Equal Marriage

A great new clip from Full Frontal Freedom.

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Tea Party Targets Trans Voters

Above is the charming image Tea Party organizers are using as part of their “poll watchers” training. Teabaggers are told to try and spot trans voters who may be trying to vote under their new names.  The National Center for Transgender Equality has a voting guide to deal with just such assholery.  (Via Zack Ford @ Think Progress)

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