Remember “The Blame Game?” That’s when one party blames the other for the country’s problems, unless they actually did cause the problems and then it means “tag, you’re it, no tag-backs, nah-nah, nah, nah-nah.Looser!” But who do you blame when you loose an election that you were so sure you were going to win that […]
As the election draws nearer and the parties begin to really ramp up their campaign machines, the choice of which candidate to choose becomes clearer to most voters. The debates begin in a week and that is the best opportunity for the candidates to try and persuade the undecided. They will stand before all of […]
One day a man from Washington came to town and told us that we consistently elected members of his opposition party to act as our public servants on the federal, state and local level. According to his way of thinking, this was bull headed, generally damnable, and probably criminal. But he had come to set […]
Mel succumbs to Mitt Romnarcolepsy as the seemingly endless G.O.P. presidential campaign sheds former frontrunner Newt Gingrich, in favor of (yawn) Mitt Romney.
When it was pitched, it was the ultimate high concept movie, President Lincoln’s Doctor’s Dog. It never made it past concept, but obviously, the writers were onto something. People like Lincoln, they like doctors, and they love dogs, but they don’t always like “president,” and that brings us to this presidential election. What dog will […]
A man stumbles into a hospital and claims he’s dying. A doctor looks him over, puts him in a bed and then calls over a nurse, shaking his head. The nurse asks what’s wrong. “Symptoms include pride/shame in being an Iowan, anticipation for something insignificant, and a hunger for sound bites taken out of context. […]
As the Republican primaries march ever closer, like an unstoppable tsunami of beige paint, one-time frontrunner Mitt Romney is trying to change his image from an out of touch 200 million dollar 1-percenter to a more in touch man of the people who understands what it is like to be poor. How is ol’ Mitt […]
With Newt Gingrich the current frontrunner for the GOP nomination and the recent implosion of the Herman Cain campaign, here’s a look at fates of the last few GOP presidential candidates that were once the frontrunner (i.e. Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry).