August 29th, 2012


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His keynote speech blew. 1800 words before he even mentioned Mitt Romney. The only time he smiled was at the start when talking about his mother, the rest of it was a grim faced angry white guy. What you saw was Chris' trying out a dry run for the RNC 2016 acceptance speech. Here is a word cloud of the speech:


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"My dad improved his life by getting a degree through the government GI Bill program,
and I support the party that wants to dismantle government student loans."

"My grandmother was only able to improve her life because
government buses were there to support her as a single mother."

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It has been brought to my attention that the Comics Curmudgeon wrote a pretty damn funny article for Wonkette about the incredibly confusing/not very funny political comics that are found over on

Here's my favorite from the post, but follow the link because the whole piece is pretty great. (Commentary on the cartoon by Josh Fruhlinger.)

Mr. Liotta mostly works in the greyscale shades of a #2 pencil, which makes the occasional intrusion of color into the cartoons all the more striking, like the scene of the girl in the red coat in Schindler’s List. What is in the larger package the Republicans offer to the American Woman? Is it the assurance that her rape-baby will be well cared for until the moment it passes through her cervix? Or is the “package” just meant to imply that Republicans have bigger dicks? Yes, probably.
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