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Rachel Maddow Fillets Charlie Baker’s Tearjerking Fisherman Story (Video)

In his debate Tuesday against Democrat Martha Coakley, Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker was moved to tears. Baker recalled the travails of a New Bedford fisherman who was so overburdened by Big Government Regulation that he had to crush...
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Here’s A Thing That Happened: Rachel Maddow May Or May Not Wear Pants (Video)

Our Maddow piece today is a short, nearly silent "And now, here's a thing..." bit on the embarrassing discovery that Massachusetts Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker -- whose campaign ads have been all about jobs, jobs, jobs --...
There's no war on women. Maybe some casualties, but no war.

Hey Little Missy, There’s Nothing Wrong With Mass. Republican’s Outreach To The Gals

Charlie Baker is already in a pretty difficult race, what with being a Republican trying to become governor of Massachusetts. But popular Gov. Deval Patrick isn't running this year, and the Democratic candidate is A.G. Martha "Campaign? Why?" Coakley,...

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...

Jobs Report Slightly Less Awful, Democrats About to Beat GOP For Once

NEW YORK—Big news this morning out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics: the unemployment rate dropped! Like, a lot! People without jobs are now at the lowest number they've been at since six months or so after the economy...

Masshole Judge Overturns DOMA, Uses Teabaggers’ Favorite Amendment For Gayness

Your right-wing types often go on and on and on about "keeping the gummint out of my hair" and "state rights," and take as their proof text the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution, which basically says that the Feds...

David Axelrod Goes Out Of Way To Make Embarrassing Comments

David Axelrod held a briefing today with "reporters and opinion-makers," you guys! He just wanted to get everyone together to remind them that the Democratic leadership made colossal, avoidable, unacceptable errors that completely ruined their agenda: "The White House...

Why Won’t John Edwards Ease The Suffering Of Goldman Sachs?

Jets fans are second-class citizens in Obama's tyrannical One World Nation. Goldman Sachs made a disappointing five billion dollars in the fourth quarter. That's what, maybe 20,000,000 eight balls? Heart-wrenching. JESUS WEEPS: Sarah Palin is officially a 100%...

Scott Brown Is America’s Naked President!!!

Ugh, Mitt Romney is introducing Scott Brown. Shouldn't a *winner* introduce America's Newest Teabagger Star? Well, not a lot of GOP winners around, lately, so unless Scott Brown wants to introduce himself -- maybe, a naked Scott Brown could...

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 Pundits Responding To An Election Without Exit Polls Part II

Hello, or "#avatar" to those of you playing along on Twitter, and welcome to the second half of this Senate race liveblog ("Ted Kennedy's denouement"). Please see here, for the first part of the liveblog, and Twitter, for Twitter. 8:41...

Liveblogging Massachusetts’ ‘Connecticut 2006 General Election’ Fail Moment

It's true! If dumb Massachusetts blows it, which it will, and ruins our beloved American socialism for the next 10,000 years, then it will replace Connecticut as the default state we yell at for making disastrous choices for the...

OH HEY, IT'S TRUE: We're on the Twitter, just Twattin' old-skool, live-blog style, about your favorite Massholes, what's-her-name and got-no-pants.

Hey Here’s A Bunch Of Links About Massachusetts!

Aww, Michael Steele and his minions weren't allowed to do stuff in Massachusetts. So Michael Steele is just pretending that he is a secret agent pulling the strings behind closed doors. This should keep him distracted for another few...

SEND SEXY ELECTION DAY PICS TO YOUR WONKETTE, YOU "MASSHOLES": Considering how gay and Maoist you people are, a sizable chunk of you probably live in Massachusetts, the site of today's exciting political election between a poorly programmed Democratic...

This Is What Happens When There Are No Kennedys, However Marginal, For Massachusetts!

Residents of Massachusetts must decide who they like better: Scott Brown. Or Martha Coakley. Many non-Haiti countries have issued a very generous "It's cool, no worries" in response to Haiti's debt. Between 2002 and 2006, the FBI illegally...