Tag: live blogging

Here Is Your Great Wisconsin Recall Debate Totally Timed For Maximum Exposure

Hi! Did you know there is a debate tonight between Scott Walker and that other dude, someone Barrett? (Hey, if the DNC doesn't know Tom Barrett's name, why should Your Wonkette?) It is so important it will be preempting...

Ron Paul Is (Briefly) the Winner of the Iowa Caucus!

Haha, what the hell is going on in Iowa? Ron Paul is winning right now, with 15% of the Iowa Caucus Pie Socials reporting, while the disgustingly frothy Santorum Surge has sprayed all over Mitt Romney's $25,000 suit. (Don't...

Liveblogging the ‘Oh Let’s Pretend We Like Herman Cain’ GOP Debate

Hello, and welcome to Hades. It's time for another "there's actually a GOP debate every week forever" edition of Tonight's GOP Debate. Who Will Win? Maybe Michele Bachmann will revive her lagging campaign by making the "Cakes of Light"...

Liveblogging the Dismal State of Our Union, Part I

8:30 PM -- We flip on the DirecTeeVee News Mix and there's the shrunken head of Wolf Blitzer, jabbering dumbly about Michele Bachmann, who has replaced "Parker Spitzer" as America's Favorite Weirdo To Respond To the State of the...

Liveblogging the Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings, Part II

Ken has apparently died , so here is a part two, at last, to this boring, meaningless ceremonial affair. Right now John Kerry and Scott Brown are the first "witnesses," here to introduce Kagan and pretend they know she...

Liveblogging the Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings

Are we really going to do this? Elena Kagan just walked in, hugged and kissed some ladies (?!) and some men (?!) and now Patrick Leahy is introducing everybody and explaining what's happening. What is happening? Well, Senator Byrd...

Liveblogging, Uhh, Utah? Sure! Liveblogging Utah

Everything is settled in the Carolinas and Mississippi or wherever, correct? There is a very detailed liveblog from Secret Jim Newell (Jack Stuef), mentioning baseball and a way to bring Facebook to Haiti. Let's! Why should Facebook be limited...

Liveblogging Tony Hayward’s Flogging by the House Energy Subcommittee

Everything will be different once Henry Waxman and Bart Stupak firmly chide BP CEO Tony Hayward for that terrible mess he made in the Gulf of Mexico. Tony may even get sent to his room for a timeout. And...

Obama’s Moon-War BP Energy Talk

Hey isn't he supposed to be plugging the danged hole, America? Each year, at the beginning of shrimp season, Barack Obama blesses the fleet of oil-spill cleanup boats. Why isn't BP honoring this tradition today? Where are all the...

Liveblogging the West Coast Ladies Night & Good-Bye To Jim Gibbons

Polls are closed everywhere! We see the light at the end of the tunnel. (It is called "tomorrow morning.") But we've already got some very happy news to report: Pig-eyed drunken would-be rapist and serial crook Jim Gibbons has...

Liveblogging the Razorback Blanche Lincoln-Palmetto Nikki Haley Memorial Pig Race

Is it already night-time in the Arkansas-Iowa-Utah portion of Real America? Yes! And thanks to Wonkette veteran Princess Sparkle Pony for posting this blingee he made for Blanche Lincoln, who is now LOSING, with 60% of the vote counted....

Liveblogging the National Dirty Dozen, Eastern Seaboard Style

What is happening tonight?! As usual, nobody knows anything because the polls have just closed on the East Coast and we are many hours away from polls closing on the West Coast and who knows what's happening in...

Liveblogging the Death of Socialism, Which Is Ted Kennedy’s Fault

Are you feeling nostalgic for Election Night 2008? This is almost exactly like that night, with a few small differences. For one, it's again illegal to be black in America, so go back to Socialism-land, Rahm! Also, Andrew Sullivan...

Liveblogging Obama Creating ‘Government Motors’

Wow it's morning so that means Barack Obama is giving televised remarks about the latest failed giant business he's buying us for Ramadan. General Motors! "The collapse of these companies would've been devastating to America," etc., yes we know,...

Liveblogging Obama’s 100th Term, Part II

Are you part of the "broader tapestry of American life," as Mr. Cool just said? How have you enjoyed Intern Juli as she helmed the HMS Liveblog Ship of State? HA AT EXACTLY THAT MOMENT OBAMA REFERRED TO AMERICA...

Liveblogging Barack Obama’s 100th Birthday

Hey friends welcome to the first (1st) part of the liveblog! If you're joining us from "YouTube," "aloha" to you. And a very special "Feliz Navidad" to our Barack Obama, who has been the President for 100 days at...