I hope everyone is well rested after last night. I, myself, was merely a half-hour late to work after staying up to watch both speeches (worth it).
I am super-excited to report that extreme right-wingers are overreacting to President Obama‘s victory in a delightfully cartoon-ish way. But were you really expecting anything else?
Joseph Farah, founder of WorldNetDaily.com and Snidely Whiplash mustache-model, is pissed. [Read more...]
Mitt Romney made a campaign stop in Sanford, Florida one day before the election.
Parallels with Ronald Reagan‘s 1980 speech at the Neshoba County Fair near Philadelphia, Mississippi to tout “states’ rights” should be obvious. But Romney’s signaling Monday seemed even more brazen. Of all the places across America to visit on Election Eve, why would Romney choose the site of America’s most racially-acrimonious episode in years? Sanford, if it needs to be said, is where George Zimmerman shot dead an unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, in February. This was subsequently swept under the rug by local police. When word finally percolated up the media food-chain, a national controversy ensued, prompting incredible vitriol from certain unsavory elements of the populace… [Read more...]