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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mitt Romney’

Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida

A blimp carrying a political message in favor of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney crashed (but didn’t burn) in a field in Davie, Florida on Sunday. The aircraft made an emergency landing and deflated after high winds prevented it from moving forward. The FAA is currently investigating the incident. Along the side of the blimp, Romney’s face and the message …

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Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released statistics showing that unemployment isn’t just falling on a national level, but falling in several key election swing states as well. Unemployment in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina are down, while Virginia’s rate remains unchanged. While such a revelation would seem to bolster President Obama’s reelection chances, the economies in many …

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Romney’s Binders Full of Women Remark Gives Birth to Crappy Flash Game

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: this election is weird, and it’s being made weird by the internet. And I’m not saying this is a bad thing – at all. All I’m saying is that it’s hard to imagine having social networks like Twitter and Facebook around with their current reach during Bush v. Gore or Clinton’s …

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Artist Gives Away Swing-Vote In D&D-Inspired Game

Mormon artist Casey Jex Smith is mixing his creations with politics, and wants everyone to know that, as un undecided voter, he’s willing to give up his decision on who the next president of the United States will be based on a Dungeons And Dragons game. Well, sort of. As an Ohioan, Smith will have a much-coveted swing vote, and …

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Town Hall Debate Gets the Taiwanese Animation It Deserves

Did you miss last night’s town hall Presidential debate? Not to worry, our favorite wacky animators over at Next Media Animation have you covered. NMA scored the debate for Obama, although he appears battered and bruised by the end of it. “The president also described Romney’s plan to cut taxes as “sketchy.” He said the math didn’t add up. But …

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Second Presidential Debate Sees 7.2 Million Tweets

Last night’s town hall debate saw the two Presidential candidates go at it for a little over an hour and a half on topics both foreign and domestic (mostly domestic). We’ve already told you how the Twittersphere reacted to one particular moment involving binders full of women, and now we have the official tweets statistics from Twitter themselves. According to …

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Binders Full of Women: The Comment That Launched a Thousand Social Media Pages

Last night’s second Presidential debate saw the two candidates clash over mostly domestic issues, with a few foreign issues sprinkled in. The town hall format meant that audience members got to ask the questions, and one particular response from Mitt Romney to a question on gender equality in the workplace led the social media world to go crazy creating pages …

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Stacey Dash Endorses Romney, Twitter Explodes

When actress Stacey Dash (IMDB – Dysfunctional Friends, Clueless, Cosby Show) tweeted about her endorsement for Mitt Romney, she had no idea of the backlash she was inviting upon herself. Dash has been the target of hateful comments on the social media site since she voiced her opinion, some of which are racially tinged. The incident has led to outrage …

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First Presidential Debate Undergoes a Bad Lip Reading

If you missed the first Presidential debate, don’t worry – there are still two more to go. And even if there were no more televised contests it would be cool, because Bad Lip Reading has you covered. The folks at BLR have tackled the debate, putting their spin on the Denver showdown between President Obama and Mitt Romney. As a …

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“Completely Wrong”: Mitt Romney Changes Opinion On 47% Remarks

Mitt Romney has said that the statements he made while unknowingly being videotaped at a fundraiser earlier this year were “off the cuff” and “inelegantly stated”, but he still stood by them despite the immediate backlash that ensued after the video was posted by Mother Jones and went viral. “There are 47% of the people who will vote for the …

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Presidential Debate In Denver Was Most Tweeted-About Event In U.S. Politics

Twitter announced early Thursday morning that Wednesday night’s presidential debate in Denver was the most tweeted-about event in U.S. politics. There were over 10 million tweets during the debate, according to the company. “The topic of tonight’s presidential debate was domestic policy, and citizens all over came to Twitter to share their comments and follow millions of real-time responses from …

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Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up

During last night’s presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney made a small comment about Sesame Street character Big Bird that might have gone unnoticed, except for the millions of people watching who support educational television. “I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS,” Romney said. “I like PBS. I like Big Bird. I like you, too.” That last-second remark was aimed …

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