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Hey, Remember When Jack Stuef Almost Broke Your Wonkette? Good Times. By Jack Stuef

This website still exists. It’s a political weblog, known for “rounding up” the day’s Internet news pages and offering unique “online-only” points-of-view on the Beltway’s goings-on. Someone should have taken a photo of it and placed it within...

Jim DeMint Has Had Enough Of Your Stupid Senate

South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R-R'lyeh) announced that he will resign his U.S. Senate seat in January to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Sen. DeMint, just two years into his second term, will be trading "public service" (i.e.,...

Election 2012: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid

Here is your Halloween Horror Story Scary Post! Victoria Collier has a terrifying account of electoral spookiness in the current Harper's Magazine.* Spoiler alert: Collier suggests that it is entirely possible that the GOP will be able to rig...

Alvin Greene Delivers Ultimate Daoist Lesson On Letting Go

This afternoon your editor, who first interviewed South Carolina's only ever black U.S. Senate candidate last summer, called up Alvin Greene and asked for the Daoist monk's perspective on saying goodbye when it's difficult to let go. Greene's response? He...

Stunning Enlightenment of Alvin Greene Renders CNN Incapable of Doing Math

Surprise candidate Alvin Greene was soundly defeated in his second bid for elective office on Tuesday. He captured only 37 votes or just about .01% of the 3,892 cast in a Democratic primary to fill a state legislature seat...

The Year In Lovable Crazy Longshot Midterm Candidates

This year, we saw some stellar legitimate candidates for Congress who were crazy and won their party's nomination, such as Sharron Angle and Christine O'Donnell. But there were also some other, more mentally unstable longshot candidates. These candidates brought...

The Eternal Void To Make Alvin Greene SC State House Representative

Word is spread through the land that the Daoist master of South Carolina, Alvin Greene, is running for a special election to the South Carolina state House. But try to tell that to him. "The filing closes next week...

Senate Candidates Who Received Fewer Votes Than Alvin Greene Yesterday

Presented without commentary, here are some of the Senate candidates who received fewer votes than Alvin Greene did yesterday, according to the most current AP numbers: Senator Harry Reid: 361,655 Senator-elect Mike Lee: 360,050 Alvin Greene: 358,069 Sharron Angle: 320,996 Senator Mike Crapo: 318,468 Senator-elect...

Don’t Look Now, But Alvin Greene Is Probably Standing Right Behind You

The candidate flows in and out, like The Way itself.

Delaware Republicans Get Their Own Alvin Greene, But With Witchcraft

Sometimes we actually read the Politico "Morning Score" email (we know, we know) and today there's a funny secret GOP-to-Politico communication within the usual pile of conventional wisdom and links to Politico stories. About nutty fraud Christine O'Donnell's miraculous...

Yep, Alvin Greene Asked Your Wonkette To Make Him a Website

When one reads the subject line "From Alvin Greene's advisors," one is startled. What's it like to receive an e-mail from the ten thousand things? How does one read a message written by the wind? But we were a...

Mitch McConnell Announces He Will Be Senate Party Leader 4 Life

HE HAS THE VOTES. In the musical that will be made about Mitch McConnell's life, this will be one of the songs: "He Has the Votes." It will be a neo-Negro-spiritual song. YES, Mitch McConnell said he's already locked...

Alvin Greene Dances With the Rhythm of 1,000 Babbling Brooks

Does it even matter that that Alvin Greene rap video obviously had nothing to do with his campaign? No. The line between Alvin Greene and the rest of the universe isn't so clearly defined. The unmoved is the source...

Alvin Greene’s Violent Entourage Causes Chaos At S.C. Restaurant

Alvin Greene has so far waged a mostly peaceful campaign in his quest to defeat Jim DeMint and become South Carolina's next senator. But the savage bellowing he directed at various members of the media may indicate that he...

Alvin Greene Goes Golfing With Golf Club, PRESIDENTIALLY

If you guys ever want to hang out with Alvin Greene, just call him up. He'll do it. He's no snooty Confucian. Greene said Sunday's game was an opportunity to bring attention to promoting tourism, one of his campaign...

Remembering Our Fallen Week: In the Muslin Fashion

The Cordoba Victory Party Mosque continued to inspire America's best passions all over our xenophobic idiot-state, even after our own Muslim president cowardly came out in favor of its "constitutional" right to exist. Famous clown/Senator Carl Levin got smacked in...