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Mitch McConnell Accuses Democrats Of Giving Women ‘Preferential Treatment’

Mitch McConnell Accuses Democrats Of Giving Women ‘Preferential Treatment’

Not that there’s a war on women or anything. Mitch McConnell, fighting to keep his job against Alison Lundergan Grimes, says there are plenty of women CEO’s and we’re pretty much at total equality. So what are the little ladies whining about, eh? “I don’t grant the assumption that we need to sort of give [...]

Republicans Need To Own Hobby Lobby Decision

The Supreme Court decision today on mandatory coverage of contraception was greeted predictably by GOP politicians: U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case: “Today’s Supreme Court decision makes clear that the Obama administration cannot trample on the religious freedoms that Americans [...]

Why Cantor Lost

Why Cantor Lost

There is nothing pundits love more than analyzing why they completely missed something and how it has major implications for life as we know it.  Among all the over-analysis produced today, here are the best tidbits I’ve seen.  Harry Enten explains that Cantor did not lose because he was too conservative: Cantor, in contrast to [...]

Tuesday’s Republican Primaries Will Be Bad News For Wingnuts

Primaries in Idaho, Georgia and Kentucky, where far-right Tea Party candidates are challenging mainstream Republicans will likely not bode well for the former. In Arkansas, Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican challenger Rep. Tom Cotton will clinch their respective nominations in a state considered one of the GOP’s best chances for a pickup because of [...]

Warning: You Cannot Un-See John Oliver’s Anti-Mitch McConnell ‘Old White Dick’ Commercial

Former The Daily Show correspondent and fill-in host John Oliver has been spreading his wings for three weeks now on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and in his third outing, offered an example of the benefits of pay TV. In a bit demonstrating the logical extension of today’s negative political ads, Oliver took [...]

Mitch Who?

Mitch Who?

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says, “Every crazy liberal” has heard of him. The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that McConnell had some of his most pointed comments yet against Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes, while setting himself apart from the rest of the 2014 GOP field. From the LA [...]

McConnell Challenger Spoke At Cockfighting Event, Thought He Was At States’ Rights Rally

McConnell’s Tea Party challenger speaks at cockfighting rally, thought he was at a states rights event (via FreakOutNation) U.S. Senate Reublican candidate Matt Bevin’s itinerary listen an event at The Arena in Corbin on Saturday as a “states rights rally,” and inadvertently went on to praise/support the illegal practice of cockfighting while not realizing he [...]

Three Days After McConnell Cries ‘Disastrous!’ Huge KY Enrollment Numbers

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is so tied to the failure of Obamacare that he can’t admit the good things it’s doing for the people he represents. The office of Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear just announced that more than 370,000 people have now signed up for Obamacare on KyNect, the state exchange. More than one [...]

McConnell Fundraiser Host: Wives Have ‘Obligation’ To Sleep With Husbands

Conservative talk show host Dennis Prager is co-hosting a Mitch McConnell fundraiser. Prager believes wives “ought to consent to at least some form of sexual relations as much as possible,” regardless of their “mood.” Prager has penned a number of op-eds for conservative publications like TownHall.com and National Review that outline his views on feminism, which [...]

Leading Republicans Out To ‘Crush’ Tea Party

Republican leaders don’t want Tea Party candidates to supplant establishment Republicans, who may get nominated but, ultimately, lose elections. This election season, Republicans led by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky are taking a much harder line as they sense the majority within reach. Top congressional Republicans and their allies are challenging the advocacy groups head [...]

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