BY Erika W. Smith
on Oct 17, 2012
It’s that time of election year again: the time for presidential debates. The debates may have you screaming angrily at your TV screen, but they can also be hilarious, especially if you keep Twitter and Tumblr open while you watch. From Biden’s “Malarkey!” to Romney’s binders full of women, here are the top 10 memes from the past three presidential and vice presidential debates:
10. Badass Moderator Martha Raddatz
Martha Raddatz moderated the vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan, and she completely killed it. Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Oct 17, 2012
Watching the debate last night, we couldn't help but notice a lot of similarities between the Presidential/Vice-Presidential debates and the always-entertaining Real Housewives of New Jersey reunions.
1. They get in each other's faces. Who would even want to watch a Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion in which they don't get in each other's faces?!
2. They call each other liars. Even Candy Crowley backed Obama up when Romney was spewing inaccuracies.
3. They ignore the moderator (whether it be Candy Crowley or Andy Cohen, they will not be silenced). Read More
BY Intern Lilly
on Oct 04, 2012
The GOP has been incredibly disconnected from women lately, but there’s one area where that could be a good thing: the vice presidential debates.
Vice President Joe Biden is a sassy bitch. When someone says something stupid, he chuckles and shakes his head in a way that makes me want to hang my head in vicarious shame for the offender, or point and laugh, depending on who we’re talking about.
And bless his sassy bitch heart, but Biden didn’t quite know how to handle Sarah Palin during the last vice presidential debate. He grinned widely while she babbled nonsense, sure. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Aug 31, 2012
There was a breach in security at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last Wednesday, but the gatecrashers in question weren't there to get violent. The perpetrators were 21-year-old Laura Mills, a recent college graduate from Illinois' Knox College, and retired colonel Ann Wright. The two feminists are members of the women’s anti-war group, CodePink, and caused a scene to interrupt the speech of Vice President candidate, Paul Ryan.
The CodePink members waited until Ryan was eight minutes into his speech to strike. Read More