Posts Tagged ‘presidential race’
Why Santorum’s latest gaffe is probably on purpose

Why Santorum’s latest gaffe is probably on purpose

You may have recently read about Rick Santorum’s latest newsworthy quote. Because it’s a doozie. In said Santo-gaffe, the former Senator from Pennsylvania told Austin-TX-based pro-life organization Students for Life that anti-abortion protesters were making it hard “for students who come to Austin to shower at a Young Men’s Christian Association, YMCA,...

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Obama, Casey Hold Large Leads in Pennsylvania

Obama, Casey Hold Large Leads in Pennsylvania

Last night’s Democratic loss in Wisconsin was a huge blow for liberals and public sector unions (and probably those still in denial about the impact of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision), but finding a parallel to Pennsylvania might be a little tough. Because in most statewide elections here, the Demcorat seems to be crushing it—for now. According...

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Newt Gingrich Drops Out of Presidential Race

Newt Gingrich Drops Out of Presidential Race

"So you're this 'Idea Man' I've been hearing so much about? Let's see how far those 'ideas' get you here...in space!" Newt Gingrich, the architect of the 1994 Republican Revolution and so-called “Idea Man” of the Republican Party (best idea: “Obama is horrible”) suspended his campaign for president of the United States...

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DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Drops Out After Porn Industry Pressure

DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Drops Out After Porn Industry Pressure

I'll get your children where you can't protect them: Their dreams! Sweet headline, right? It’s like reading something at a Fox News-owned website. Technically true but utterly false! [For the record, as we blogged yesterday, the porn industry decided to take on Rick Santorum’s statements that he’d attempt to ban hardcore pornography with a mass-masturbation...

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DAILY GRINDER: Santorum has Poor Showing in ‘Dead Ground’ New Hampshire

Last night, Rick Santorum again tried and failed. He came in 5th place in the New Hampshire primary, swallowing just 10 percent of the vote. We liveblogged the thing. But long story short, everything they said might happen in New Hampshire, happened. Mitt Romney won, then came Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman, Gingrich and Santorum. Most voters in New Hampshire were interested...

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DAILY GRINDER: GOP Proposes Eliminating Northeast Philly District

Rep. Denny O’Brien better hope he gets that seat on City Council he’s up for. According to a redistricting plan proposed yesterday by the state GOP, which is being called a “raw, politically partisan exercise,” O’Brien’s seat would be history and moved to York County. Why would the GOP get rid of one of their own? Because O’Brien is what you might...

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Rick Santorum Doesn’t ‘Stay Awake at Night’ Worrying About Gay Soldier

Rick Santorum Doesn’t ‘Stay Awake at Night’ Worrying About Gay Soldier

Remember a gay soldier asked a question about his future rights at the last Republican debate, and the moderators pawned the question off on Rick Santorum, because, uh, we all know what he thinks of the gays, anyway? And then, after some totally straight Tea Party goblins in the audience booed the soldier, Santorum gave his answer? Yeah, you remember. The former...

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DAILY GRINDER: Food Stamp Chaos Extended

Don’t tell Matt Drudge, but as it turns out, those people whose food supply was destroyed in Hurricane Irene will have more time to apply for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, also known as D-SNAP, also known as free ride food stamp chaos! Victims from Bucks, Chester, Philadelphia, Montgomery and Northampton Counties have until October 4 to apply...

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