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Posts tagged "2012 Presidential election"

Grand Old Party Games

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Grand Old Party Games

As John McCain recently observed, the results of the last election were a savage indictment of Republican immigration policy, especially when it comes to Hispanics and Latinos, where the orthodox view seems to be “deport all of them, except for the ones that mow my lawn!”

Barack Obama by a Nose

Friday, November 9, 2012

Barack Obama by a Nose!

Romney and Ryan ran on a platform of deception, distortion, and reality-denial that threatened to turn George Orwell’s body into a nuclear centrifuge, so success on their part could very well have meant taking the already persistently-vegetative truth off life-support, as far as our national political discourse was concerned!

Romney/Ryan ‘Rithmetic

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Romney/Ryan 'Rithmetic

The main topic of this cartoon is the vague budget proposed by the Romney/Ryan campaign, which includes cutting taxes in a manner that disproportionately favors the wealthy, and further ballooning defense spending to even more comically-enormous levels.

Mitt Romney Blows

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Mitt Romney Blows

Mitt evidently doesn’t understand how fire works, which I guess puts him somewhere beyond most cavemen but well behind the average Medieval alchemist in terms of scientific knowledge…

Blood Money

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Blood Money

I’ve made several jokes about Romney being a sociopath in the past, and I was already starting to think they weren’t jokes any more after I read this report describing cruel and uncaring treatment of gays and lesbians by the former Governor of Massachusetts

Rational Actor

Friday, August 31, 2012

Rational Actor

Aside from the lying, one of the major themes of the Republican National Convention was trying to humanize Mitt Romney to the American public, which worked out like an alchemist attempting to transmute lead into gold. There were several reasons for this, not all of them tied to Romney’s being a soulless, private-equity golem powered by tax fraud, diet Coke, and skinless turkey…

The Romney Platform

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Romney Platform

I was recently reading that Mitt Romney’s candidacy for President depends on the continued stagnation and deepening failure of the US and European economies. This is typical of elections with an incumbent, as the election often serves as a referendum on that incumbent’s record…

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