What does $1,605,000,000 get you in American politics? Little more than a continuation of the status quo and maybe, if you’re lucky, the ability to roll joints in the Southern Rockies. In an election where the potential for major shakeups was highly probable, most of us woke up Wednesday, rubbed our eyes and realized that Barack Obama won the electoral slug fest, the Democrats retained control of the Senate, and John Boehner will continue to be the butt of late night jokes.
According to the New York Times, it cost El Duce nearly $1,000,000,000 to remain in the Oval Office. Seems it would’ve been a lot more cost effective had he just publicly declared his closet dictatorship before the election process ever began. On the flip side Mitt Romney spent over $750,000,000, had the advantage in Super PAC spending and still saw his bid for the White House fall short of an electoral college victory.
Clearly, a cash influx was never the problem for either candidate. It would appear that messaging was the bigger problem. The electorate was presented with lofty soaring rhetoric about shared prosperity and they swooned..again. Mitt Romney lobbied for a return to traditional America and a majority of Americans decided they would rather closet the Norman Rockwell America in favor of an America that Vladimir Lenin would salivate over.
For all the media fuss over Super PACs and specifically the influence of “right wing” PACs on the election, the panic was misplaced. The media’s candidate of choice won re-election and now the honeymoon continues.
Just think of all the free condoms $1,605,000,000 could have bought.
If last night’s election results are indicative of an electoral tipping point in this country, then we are staring at a bad omen. Last night’s unfolding of events gives credence to the notion that this republic now has a voting majority that is willing to opt out with regard to individual sovereignty and opt in for the care-taking collective. Last night represented an opportunity for the people to turn away from big bloated government. Instead, they gave it a big slobbering kiss. Continue Reading
Bill Clinton visited the Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg on November 2 to rally the troops for Barack Obama. Luckily, 912’s Sully Grasso also showed up with a camera and a simple question: “What do you know about Benghazi?”
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A interviewer with Revealing Politics descended upon Ohio University where President Obama spoke on Wednesday. These are the hapless drones who were in attendance:
Prior to Tuesday night’s debate in Hempstead, New York, Jimmy Kimmel sent out a member of his team to conduct interviews with random individuals in Hollywood, California. The interviewees were asked questions regarding the debate, but there was just one problem. The second presidential debate hadn’t happened yet. These interviews were conducted hours before the event at Hofstra University. This is comical and sad at the same time.
President Barack Obama’s allies in the press are clamoring for Tuesday night’s debate in Hempstead, New York as the Dear Leader hopes to springboard off of Joe Biden’s bully pulpit performance in Danville, Kentucky. Campaign advisers are promising a more “aggressive” tack from Obama which could force a bare-knuckled stance from Governor Mitt Romney. Paul Ryan was as polite as you could expect a politican to be on Thursday night, but don’t expect the same from Romney. If Obama takes the Biden approach in this debate, Romney will not take it lying down. Continue Reading
The original story can be found at the Daily Caller.