Tag: anniversaries

Let Us Celebrate Mitt & Ann Romney On Their 582nd Anniversary!

Ooh, this sounds hot -- a love letter that should've been posted on a GeoCities sex story forum but instead made its way to MittRomney.com. Everyone take your laptop to the bathroom and lock that door, post haste. Oh,...

Jefferson Davis To Be Re-Inaugurated As President of Confederacy Tomorrow

It's been over 146 years since the Confederacy ceased to exist. But it's been exactly 150 years since Jefferson Davis was inaugurated president of the thing in Alabama, and, boy, doesn't it seem like that latter one was just...

Happy Challenger Explosion Silver-Anniversary, Everyone!

As we honor Ronald Reagan's birthday, let us also remember his greatest achievement: January 28, 1986: the Challenger explosion. From his famous speech: There's a coincidence today. On this day 390 years ago, the great explorer Sir Francis Drake died aboard...

Newt Gingrich Deletes Twitter Thing About His Pearl Harbor Book

Today is the dirty-sounding anniversary of the day a bunch of American troops got bombed in the waters surrounding Obama's Kenya. Newt Gingrich honored their sacrifice on Twitter by reminding America he wrote some books that are available for...

Americans Actually Crushed By Lack of Dignity & Joy, Not Politics

What drove you bonkers this morning, so far? A stale three-dollar bagel with half-defrosted cream cheese? Not having a job at all? Did the cretins next door -- the ones with the tattoos around their mouths and five kids...

Breitbart Contributors Consider Nuances Of Bush Legacy

Oh, don't be confused, "George W. Bush... Idiot" is meant ironically. "The Abraham Lincoln of the Middle East" is not.

Robert Byrd Is Official Old Enough For A Superlative

Everyone very loudly but gently say "congratulations" to Sen. Robert Byrd, who became the longest-serving lawmaker in the history of Congress today. He's like, "I look forward to serving you for the next 56 years and 320 days," which...

367 Days Ago, John McCain Pledged To Bring Bottled Hot Water To Dehydrated Babies

One year ago yesterday minus a day, John McCain delivered the speech of the century to a small smattering of embittered retirees haunting an abandoned Bingo hall in Louisiana. Meanwhile, a young upstart Muslin named Hussein "Barack" Obama cast...

One Year Has Passed, And ‘The Whitey Tape’ Remains Hidden

Of course it's Internet blog reporter Dave Weigel, covering the Washington Independent's "violent psychopaths and racists" beat, who's first to remember that tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of last year's most important breaking news story, one that we still...

Happy 6th Birthday, Iraq War!

You know what we love more than anything, at Wonkette? Birthdays! Love 'em love 'em love 'em. And there's nothing better than a sixth birthday. Even better than your fifth birthday! So grown up now, and all blown apart,...

Wolf Blitzer Celebrates Glorious 10th Anniversary

Time flies when you're getting jabbered at by a lightly furred ballsack! Wolf Blitzer has apparently been hosting CNN's Late Edition for ten wonderful years, and this Sunday America will get to enjoy two whole hours of decadent Blitzerian...

Happy 5th Birthday, Iraq War!

George W. Bush Wishes New Orleans a Very Happy Katrina Birthday

You'd never guess our little Katrina is two years old today. Why? Because it looks like that hurricane and terrible flooding happened just days ago! Who would think a major American city would still be in ruins two fucking...

WaPo Calls a Macaca a Macaca