Tag: Tea Party

A Dancing With the Stars Public Service Political Announcement

Attention Palin voters who are f***ing with my show: Look, I get it. Bristol Palin is the only Palin you can currently vote for, and, to some, booting her off the show prior to her sell-by date would have seemed like a vast left-wing conspiracy to hinder the entire Palin family regardless of political weight.... Read more »

Pat Quinn Says You Totes Voted for Taxes

Any time you hear a politician say they received a “mandate,” just assume that what they’re talking about is complete bullshit. Whether it’s an unnecessary war, a gimmicky, bloated spending bill or Pat Quinn’s 2012 fiscal year budget plan, it always makes a tough sell that much easier when they convince themselves you want it... Read more »

Dems To Make Trouble For Mark Kirk?

Weirdly, it seems that Illinois’ official process for certifying the Senator-elect will prevent Mark Kirk from taking his seat in Washington until well after the lame duck session has started. I could be outrageously outraged with outrage on this particular subject, but if you didn’t expect some monkey business was in store for the Republican... Read more »

It's Morning In America, Bitches.

Or afternoon. Whatever. I don’t even care. Actually, I sort of do, but I am as hungover as you can possibly be without consuming any alcohol. I even sound like Judy Baar Topinka. Go figure. Personally, I’m still digesting what happened last night, and what continues to happen in the hallowed halls of Brady HQ.... Read more »

I Am Still Not Voting For Bob Dold.

Who: Bob Dold, his campaign team and two speakers blaring the greatest hits of the 70s on repeat. What: Campaign event outside of a Metra station. Where: Right outside my apartment window. When: 6:30 in the f**king morning, yesterday. I guess this could have been worse. It could have been playing the Dold theme song... Read more »

Vote For Pat Quinn Or You'll Disappear?

I don’t know what’s weirder, that Pat Quinn is channeling Rickey Hendon or that we’re hit a point in the election process where the sound bites have stopped making sense altogether: In the final week before Election Day, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn continues to reach out to Illinois gay population, hoping to highlight the stark differences... Read more »

Is Scott Lee Cohen Ruining the Brady Party?

Look, I don’t pretend like I’m influential. I understand that you people have much better things to do than read my blog, but I still have to say, I’m taking a teensy-weensy bit of pride in the recent polls for governor because they’re making me believe I have a whole hell of a lot more... Read more »

Rahm Packing Up His West Wing Office This Week?

At this point, can you even consider this to be a rumor anymore? It’s like they’re just toying with us now. Obviously, Rahm Emanuel is leaving Washington (can you blame him, really?). Obviously, he’s running for mayor. First, he totes blew off Luis Guiterrez, who is, quite honestly, the only other serious candidate for mayor,... Read more »

Healthcare: Driving Me To Drink...Tea?

So I am currently deciding whether to go to the Tea Party that’s being held in Daley Plaza on Thursday. I’ve never been to one before. Well, if you don’t count the two times curiosity drove me to pop in on them and the one time I flaked out on speaking at a Tea Party... Read more »