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Gaffes And Modern Politics

Jonathan Haber | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Haber

We now seem to be so obsessed with gaffes that we no longer have the patience to wait for the actual candidates to make them.

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio: Mitt Romney 'Disingenuous' On Poverty

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

After laughing off the prospect of another presidential run by Mitt Romney last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) had even more critical wo...

The Real Obamacare: Look What Else He Sent Me!

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Okay, I wasn't entirely honest when I reported last week on the gifts that Obama gave me.

Why Is Romney Losing?

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Thirty-nine days before the Presidential election, Mitt Romney doesn't appear to be the formidable challenge to President Obama that many expected. Indeed, Romney's ineptness has turned the tide in Obama's favor. What happened?

Stewart: Obama Winning Because Romney's 'Getting Dumber'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

In a normal election, a stagnant economy and global unrest would be pretty tricky things for an incumbent president to campaign with, but for Barack O...

Dear Mitt Romney, Airplane Windows Don't Open Because 'Everybody Would Die'

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science

Why don't airplane windows open? Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed his seemingly dubious grasp of aviation science this weeke...

It's Arithmetic: The Romney Campaign Adds Up to Lies and Insults

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

To trope on Bill Clinton, "It's Arithmetic." Colbert and Stewart have shown us that the Romney campaign adds up to lies and insults. Now it's our turn to do the math and decide what this campaign really adds up to.

GOP Candidates Lounge

Jonathan Richards | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Reports of the Romney Campaign's Death Greatly Exaggerated

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

We have had political party pep rallies, negative advertising, snippets of leaked off-camera dialog, meaningless rhetoric, and mountains full of fiction being passed along as facts but we have had little that resembles substance.

Gaffology 101

Robin Lakoff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

Gaffes are not just meaningless accidents: they reveal more about the true characters of the politicians who make them than they would wish the electorate to know.

Mr. Romney, Have You Seen the 47 Percent?

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mitt himself said, "My job is not to worry about those people." No, Mitt, your job as president, should you be lucky enough to buy it, is, in fact, exactly to worry about all of the people in this country. Every single one.

Jason Linkins

Will A Gaffe Be A 2012 Campaign-Killer? Political Science Says 'No' | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

The pointed question, shouted at Mitt Romney in Poland, that more or less sums up the 2012 campaign season, is "What about your gaffes?" Well, what ab...

Howard Fineman

Why The White House Race Isn't Over Despite Mitt Romney | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Remember when Mitt Romney said that Palestinians don't want peace and aren't as culturally prepared for modernity as Israelis are? If...

The 47 Percent

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Mitt Romney Has Oops Moment During Major Announcement

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va., Aug 11 (Reuters) - The stage was set on Saturday for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's big introduction of his running-m...

Mitt Romney's Short Strange Trip

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Romney seems to believe that his success in business will translate seamlessly into the complicated tasks associated with being president. Unfortunately for Romney, as he may have learned on this trip, this is not the case.

Mitt's World

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

Mitt should stay home and talk about what a great businessman he once was and how that qualifies him to be commander-in-chief. His world bears no resemblance to the one that he would confront were he in the Oval Office.

What Is Romney Thinking?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.05.2012 | Comedy

When Mitt Romney took a sip of lemonade on the Fourth of July and described the beverage as "Lemon. Wet. Good," it was only the latest example of Mitt...

Andrea Stone

He Said What?!?! Greatest Pols' Out-of-Touch Moments | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's riff this week on Wawa's "amazing" touchscreen technology for ordering hoagies sparked a Twitter tizzy as the latest proof...

Why Exactly Does Romney Want Fewer Firefighters, Police and Teachers?

Bob Cesca | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Mitt Romney operates under the false assumption that government is like a business. This drives his distaste for spending federal money on our most crucial public servants. He said so, and he needs to be asked why. A lot.

10 Embarrassing Things That Could Happen if Mitt Romney Is Elected

David Macaray | Posted 05.06.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

At a state dinner, President Romney will stun the Swedish ambassador by offering to bet $100,000 that he can stand an egg upright on the table.

Hasselbeck Tries To Defend Romney's 'Very Poor' Gaffe

Posted 02.02.2012 | TV

The day after he won a decisive victory in the Florida Republican primary, Mitt Romney wasted no time in giving his political opponents more ammunitio...

SMH: Conservative Pundits Hammer Latest Romney Gaffe

Posted 02.01.2012 | Media

Conservative pundits are shaking their heads at Mitt Romney's latest gaffe about wealth. On Wednesday, the Republican frontrunner said, "I'm not c...

WATCH: Rich Kids For Romney Say $360K Is NOTHING

Posted 01.31.2012 | Comedy

First they announced their endorsement of Mitt Romney, then they weighed in on how much fun it is to fire people, and now they're back to put into per...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Romney's Latest Gaffe

Posted 01.12.2012 | Comedy

The results of Tuesday night's New Hampshire primary might show Mitt Romney leading the race, but his latest gaffe didn't go unnoticed by Stephen Colb...