Tag: recount

Trump Already An Old Man Yelling At His TV! Wonkagenda for Thursday, December 8, 2016

Donald Trump cancels inauguration golden shower and Ted Cruz goes limp for queso. Your morning news brief!

DYING To Know About TrumpCare? Wonkagenda For Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The health care you have, the health care you'll probably lose, and the AP's new rule for how to describe racists (as 'racists'!). Your daily news brief!

Trump Learns Recounts Work Both Ways. Wonkagenda For Monday, November 28, 2016

'Rigged' elections, Kellyanne's Meltdown, and Auschwitz on Ice! Your daily news brief!
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Donald Trump Doesn’t Have To Concede. All He Has To Do Is Lose.

Donald Trump, according to everybody, challenged either a pillar or a cornerstone of American Democracy at Thursday's debate when he said he'd have to think over whether he'd agree that he lost if he loses. One way or the...

Your Off-Off-Year Election Rounderp: All The Results You Already Know, Plus Weird Stuff

Election 2013 is all over but the shouting, which is mostly Chris Christie's job anyway, so let's review: New Jersey: Christie reelected, and a bunch of other people won elections, too. Have you heard of any of them? Neither...

Al Franken Now Beholden To Republican Special Interests

The newly installed stooge/senator from Minnesota, veteran circus performer Al Franken, had to wait, what, eight months to assume office? And during that time he frittered away many an hour in court, wasting the People's Money on the frivolous...

DNC To Coleman: Just Give Up

Possibly former senator Norm Coleman has fought valiantly for nearly half a year to secure a return ticket to Washington, DC, where he sleeps in an airless subterranean closet known as "the gimp chamber." But he has lost his...

Baseball Team Makes Two-Faced Bobblehead Monster In Honor Of Coleman-Franken

The St. Paul Saints made a funny Larry Craig souvenir to hand out at their games last year, and what better to follow it up with this year than a bobblehead showing Al Franken and Norm Coleman joined at...

NORM COLEMAN'S LAWYER IS 'DONE,' SOMEHOW: Joe Friedberg, Norm Coleman's recount attorney, tells Hotline, "Yes, I'm done," after being asked if he is "done." It is not clear whether this means he's quitting, but it does mean that maybe...

Al Franken Winning (For Now!) In MN

Your faithful Star-Tribune has a little ticker dealy on their front page and look, Al Franken is ahead by nearly 250 votes! The Coleman v. Franken recount has been going on since when, the Carter administration or so? Are...

Earnest Minnesotans Debate The Existence Of Lizard People

By now you have heard the very silly story of the jokester who wrote in "Lizard People" on his ballot, singlehandedly derailing the very complicated Senate election in Minnesota. Witness this group of Deciders trying to figure out if...

Examine Disputed Minnesota Ballots For Laffs!

Oh here is a fun game! Check out these actual disputed voter ballots from Minnesota, and look at what laughable excuses the Coleman and Franken campaigns have for arguing "voter intent" in one direction or the other. Minnesota Public...

And Here’s Some Great News From The Nader Campaign!

Oh how fantastic, exactly what we wanted to hear, Ralph Nader weaseled his way onto the Florida ballot! WE ARE SO HAPPY FOR RALPH NADER, WHO HAS JUST MADE THE FLORIDA BALLOT. The heroic party that picked him up...

Kitty Harris Enraged Over ‘Made Up Dialogue’ In Fictional Film

For those of you who are rich and elitist and can afford HBO, you may have seen the much-hyped film Recount over Memorial Day weekend, which chronicled Al Gore's efforts to hijack the country during the 2000 election in...

People Who Don’t Watch HBO Furious About HBO

You know what was "great" about the wingnuts freaking out about the Dunkin' Donuts ad freakout? Dunkin' Donuts is actually a product these people use, daily, by eating bags of donuts. And then they start calling the AM talk...