Tag: bipartisanship

Roy Blunt (r) has kind of a creepy smile

Your Senate Sunday: Missouri Democrat Jason Kander Really Wants To Roll A Blunt

For an article about the Senate race involving Roy Blunt, you'd think this piece would have a lot more weed jokes.
We hear some Republicans are running, too

Maryland Has Two Awesome Democrats Running For Senate. Can We Have Both?

This week, our Senate preview will be a little different from the usual format: We're off to Maryland, where the two parties' candidates haven't yet been chosen. Barbara Mikulski, who served in the Senate for five terms, announced last...

Congress Votes To Keep America Running For At Least One More Year, Hooray!

In an exciting plot twist no one could have predicted, Congress decided to do its job -- and just in time for everyone to take the rest of the year off! (Haha, if you are a member of Congress....
Not in guac you don't.

Things That Do Not Go In Guacamole

Bipartisan unity was at last achieved in these United States on Wednesday after the Grey Lady, the paper of record, suggested something so horrifying that every God-fearing, patriotic American recoiled in disgust, fear and also more disgust. The Times suggested...
Yay, medals and awards for all of you!

BREAKING: Senate Republicans Very Proud Of Themselves For Doing A Thing

Here is some BREAKING news from Senate Republicans, and you know it is BREAKING because it says so, right there. What is this BREAKING news bipartisanship of which they speak? Let us watch their video, in which we will surely...
yup, burn it

Senate Republicans Sneak Abortion Stuff Into Human Trafficking Bill, Why Not?

This week, the Senate tried to do something unusual -- they tried to tee up a piece of bipartisan legislation called the Justice For Victims of Human Trafficking Act. Because who could be against that? Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)...
Important thoughts from a man who looks like a thumb.

Serious Pundit Ron Fournier Tries To Defend Himself, Re-Steps On His Own Dick

Poop spigot Ron Fournier took quite a hiding on the Internet yesterday over his regular outbreak of “both sides-ism,” and rightly so. Today he is back to try to explain himself with a whiny and defensive column that still...
Was there any other picture we could have used?

Serious Pundit: Dumb Obama Forced GOP To Vote Against GOP Healthcare Plan

Ron Fournier has written many dumb columns in his career. In fact, Ron Fournier has written only dumb columns in his career. But today he has outdone himself by gracing our political centrists, yearning as they are for some...
With votes.

Stop Wasting Money And Let Conservative Dems Just Go Extinct

On Monday, beltway bullshit scorecard POLITICO reported that nominal Democratic senators like Joe Manchin, Claire McCaskill, and Heidi Heitkamp appear eager to help the new Republican majority advance legislation. Manchin even called the idea of not working with Republicans...

Rand Paul Wars On Christmas With Festivus Grievance Tweets

As if it weren't bad enough that the right has turned "Merry Christmas" into a shibboleth, now they're trying to co-opt Festivus.* Senator Rand Paul (R-Galt's Gulch) announced yesterday that he would be tweeting his very own "airing of...

Our Long National Nightmare Put Off A Few Months As Debt Ceiling Raised, Government Funded

On this momentous occasion of the worst possible thing not happening, let's not concern ourselves overmuch with winners (Democrats, America) and losers (the Tea Party, rank idiocy). Instead, let's celebrate. Government by extortion has been rejected. A global financial...

Student Loan Bill Lubes Up At Least Before Screwing Students

Surely you Wonketteers have heard the librul media and members of Congress crowing about the new student loan bill, which is apparently not only a great deal for students but is also significant because it demonstrates that Congress is...

John Boehner Really Seriously Considered Obama Budget For Whole Minutes Before Saying The Hell With It

Now, here's an unexpected development! Creamsicle-tinted bus-stop ashtray John Boehner has rejected President Obama's super-kind offer to please take old people's lunch money and not beat them up any more, please, because it is not enough money from old...

Mitt Romney’s Guide To Flood Management

As Click & Clack will tell you, it's the stingy man who ends up paying most, and apparently it's as true of governing as car repairs! And apparently also, Mitt Romney, as governor of Massachusetts, was quite the Scrooge...

Politicians From America’s Weirdo Unattached States Form Unholy Alliance

There has often emerged from the American electorate a sort of vague, inchoate idea that more "bipartisanship" is needed in our politics. Elitists who are heavily connected to the financial services industry but are cool with abortion and...

Ousted Senator Lugar Says Something True, WaPo Needs Its Fainting Couch

Richard Lugar, he of the many-termèd Indiana senate run, lost to fop Richard Mourdock in the state's Republican primary Tuesday night, because Lugar is AULDE and believes in a passé political system similar to the one that John McCain...