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Ari Fleischer: Republican Party will never embrace LGBT and women’s rights

After a stinging election night defeat, President George W. Bush’s former White House secretary still says that the Republican Party will never support LGBT rights and reproductive rights for women. “The big issue that Republicans are going to have to wrestle with is the Hispanic issue,” Ari Fleischer explained after…

Karl Rove in denial and arguing with Fox News as election called for Obama

Republican strategist Karl Rove refused to believe that President Barack Obama had been re-elected on Tuesday even after his employer, Fox News, announced that the election was over. “The network — our network called on the basis of 74 percent of the vote being in,” Rove said immediately after Fox…

Hume: U.S. ‘more liberal than many may have thought’

As President Barack Obama was being re-elected on Tuesday, Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said he had discovered that the United States was “more liberal than many may have thought.” “Many of us have believed — and I still basically do — that that this is a center-right…

Al Gore likens voter suppression to Jim Crow, calls it ‘un-American’

Former Vice President Al Gore, responding to news that voters had been turned away at the polls on Election Day, blasted Republican-led voter suppression efforts on Current TV Tuesday night. Invoking Jim Crow, Gore said the backers of such campaigns would have to answer to history for their beliefs. “At…

Ken Blackwell blames long lines on African-American turnout machine

Ken Blackwell, the Republican former Ohio Secretary of State who presided over President George W. Bush’s 2004 win, on Tuesday suggested that “groups that turn out high numbers of voters” — instead of restrictions on early voting — were to blame for long lines in African American precincts. During an…

Romney: ‘I’ve only written one speech at this point’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told reporters Tuesday evening he was “very pleased” with his campaign, as he prepared to receive the results of Tuesday’s election. “I feel like we put it all on the field,” Romney said onboard a bus taking him to Boston, Massachusetts, where a fleet of…

O’Reilly: Minorities and women voting Obama because they ‘want stuff’

As election results were coming in on Tuesday night, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly asserted that President Barack Obama could win because Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had praised the response to Hurricane Sandy and because many voters — like blacks, Hispanics and women — “feel they are entitled…

Chris Matthews: ‘Idiots’ vote for ‘numbskull’ third party candidates

Chris Matthews let everyone watching MSNBC’s NOW with Alex Wagner know that people who vote for third parties or refrain from voting are “idiots.” “If you don’t vote you’re an idiot,” he began. “The haters all voted, they always vote. The haters will show up,” Matthews explained. “It’s the lovers…

Gov. Christie: Hug from Bruce Springsteen left me ‘weeping’

Speaking outside a shelter in Keansburg on Monday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) told a crowd that he’d confessed to President Barack Obama that getting a hug from famed musician Bruce Springsteen on Friday night left him “weeping.” “Bruce [was] apparently flying around with the president today on the…

Pastor’s pre-election sermon: Obama is ‘paving the way for… the antichrist’

A Texas pastor who supports Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney warned in a pre-election sermon that President Barack Obama was “paving the way for the future reign of the antichrist.” Right Wing Watch on Tuesday published audio of First Baptist Church of Dallas Senior Pastor Robert Jeffress telling his congregation…

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