Delusion and arrogance are funny things, able to compel you to act like a bad boyfriend who won’t leave even after the break-up letter’s delivered, the ring sent back, and her Facebook status updated to ‘single.’
Articles by: Lorraine Devon Wilke
The West campaign holds on… to the flimsy and likely-to-be-thwarted hope of a turnaround in a race that has closed the door, flipped the lock, and switched off the lights.
‘You have decades upon decades to contemplate what you did. But after today. After this moment. Here and now. Gabby and I are done thinking about you.’
Frankly, if we as a country made illegal all the many things we ingest that are bad for us, tobacco, alcohol, fried pork rinds and those nutrition-free lunchbox edibles would all be verboten.
West’s campaign refuses to concede and, in fact, is has filed a motion with the court to do a recount and impound all voting machines.
‘The GOP will never be able to win another national election until they understand the new demographics of the country.’
In a stunningly expensive race (upwards of $17M), West was never able to pull ahead despite deep pockets and Tea Party bona fides.
What do you most fear, I asked. ‘A huge white turnout.’ Is the greatest divide between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama abashedly one of race?
The mock election is considered the largest nationwide of high school students and has correctly predicted the winner in five of the last six presidential elections.
The United States is not a nefarious banana republic Third World country that can’t manage a fair election without monitors, lawyers, men with guns, and attack dogs ready to snap the wrist of ballot thieves.
Ryan’s verbiage – packed with coded, and not so coded, meaning – echoes the tactics used often by the Right to strike fear into the hearts of fundamentalist Christians.
Many of those most vocally and vociferously against gay marriage do not actually know any..particularly any gay people in loving, committed relationships.
One can imagine the verbal calisthenics the proprietors of Obama Toilet Paper would attempt in defending the unequivocal disrespect – racial and otherwise – of their ill-advised product.
This is a gross misuse of pulpit power, an oppressive manipulation of religious status, and a denigration of the personal freedoms all people, yes, even Catholics.
‘For all his businesslike intentions, Mr. Romney has an economic plan that works only if you don’t believe most of what he says.’
Members of opposing parties are equally as opposed on issues of great importance to most people. Which makes it hard to date one.
The race is too close and even voters still uncertain can be tipped by a message that conveys something heartfelt and authentic.
The demented denizens of the Westboro Baptist Church will be picketing Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day. Push back.