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Rep.-elect Grayson: Democrats should concede nothing in budget deal

Florida Rep.-elect Alan Grayson (D) on Wednesday night said that Democrats should not concede anything in a grand bargain with Republicans. “Why talk about caving at all? The Democrats won the election,” he told Current TV host Eliot Spitzer. Huge automatic budget cuts are set to go into effect if…

Beck on Romney’s loss: ‘Man, sometimes God really sucks’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Wednesday declared that Mitt Romney’s loss to President Barack Obama proved that “sometimes God really sucks.” As it was becoming apparently that the president was going to be re-elected on Tuesday, Beck had told a panel on his Blaze TV network that “the body…

CNN panel to Obama: Appoint Romney as ‘secretary of business’

A CNN panel of journalists and other experts on Wednesday called on President Barack Obama to appoint former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as the “secretary of business.” CNN host Wolf Blitzer noted that Obama would need to name new cabinet members after being re-elected and it would be “a…

Rush Limbaugh eats humble pie: ‘We are outnumbered and we are losing ground’

Republican radio figure Rush Limbaugh announced Wednesday that, far from the Republican Party simply failing to turn out its base on Tuesday night, “we are outnumbered” now in the country, calling President Barack Obama’s overwhelming reelection victory “the trend” from now on. “We have to face some truths, we have…

Ole Miss students protest Obama’s re-election

Hundreds of students at the University of Mississippi — aka Ole Miss — staged an impromptu demonstration against President Barack Obama’s re-election late Tuesday night, with conflicting reports on the number of people involved. The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported that about 200 people gathered in a parking lot outside a freshman…

Redstate’s Erick Erickson: Republican consultants swimming in cash like ‘Scrooge McDuck’

Conservative Redstate co-founder Erick Erickson on Wednesday said that Mitt Romney had lost to President Barack Obama because he had outsourced to his campaign to Republican consultants who were now “swimming” in money like the Disney cartoon character Scrooge McDuck. While reviewing the election results on Wednesday morning, CNN’s John…

Kilmeade on Sandy voters: America is ‘the shallowest country in the history of man’

Fox News co-host Brian Kilmeade on Wednesday complained that the United States was the “shallowest country in the history of man” because exit polls showed that people considered Hurricane Sandy an important factor in the presidential race. On the morning after President Barack Obama won re-election, Fox & Friends co-host…

Gingrich: ‘We were wrong… Karl Rove, Dick Morris’

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday had three simple words to explain why conservative pundits like himself, Karl Rove and Dick Morris incorrectly predicted that Mitt Romney would win over 300 electoral votes and defeat President Barack Obama: ‘We were wrong.” “I’m just going to say bluntly, we…

MSNBC hosts mock Karl Rove’s on-air Ohio freakout

Republican operative and dark money overlord Karl Rove’s moment of on-air discombobulation did not go unnoticed at Fox News’s rival network MSNBC. A few of the liberal network’s hosts took a moment to relish the spectacle of the man once known as “Bush’s brain” attempting to willfully disconnect from reality…

Re-elected President Barack Obama praises Romney in powerful victory speech

President Barack Obama was at his rhetorical best after being re-elected early Wednesday morning, praising and promising to meet with Mitt Romney, the defeated Republican challenger. “I want to thank every American who participated in this election, whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for…

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