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Arizona’s Maricopa County tells Spanish-speaking voters to vote two days late

At least two official documents created by the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office misinformed Spanish-speaking voters in Arizona of the wrong election day and activists worry that the error could suppress Latino voter turnout on Nov. 6. ABC’s Phoenix affiliate reported last week that a document distributed with voter IDs told…

Dan Rather: Romney campaign ‘gambling’ with policy changes

Veteran newsman Dan Rather said Tuesday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was “gambling” by shifting his proposed policies to better reflect public opinion. “The Romney camp has obviously made the gamble that, look, we can change where we stand,” he told MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. “We can make significant…

Barney Frank hammers LGBT Republican group for endorsing Romney

In a “Mitt Gets Worse” video released Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts blasted the Log Cabin Republicans for endorsing Republican candidate Mitt Romney for president. “It makes no sense to argue, as some in Log Cabin do, that they will be advancing LGBT rights by voting or supporting…

Fox News host: ‘Bayonets’ zinger means Obama has ‘gone native’

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Tueday said that President Barack Obama may have “gone native” when he mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney by pointing out that the U.S. military no longer used as many “horses and bayonets.” During the third 2012 presidential debate, Romney had criticized Obama because…

MSNBC host shuts down Romney surrogate: ‘I fact checked the apology tour… it didn’t happen’

Former Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO), an adviser to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, was forced to modify his talking points on Tuesday after MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell said she had fact checked the claim that President Barack Obama went on an “apology tour” and determined “it just didn’t happen.” Mitchell…

Animaniacs remixes every country mentioned in presidential debate

The comedy website Jest mixed the tune “Yakko’s World” from Animaniacs with every country mentioned in the third 2012 presidential debate into a convenient video that runs less than 2 minutes. Watch this video from Jest, broadcast Oct. 23, 2012.…

Jill Stein criticizes U.S. ‘slave-like mentality toward Israel’

Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein blasted both major-party candidates for having a “slave-like” mentality toward Israel during an alternative debate between herself and Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson on Monday. “This slave-like mentality toward Israel is absolutely unjustified,” Stein said. “We need to start raising the bar for Israel…

John Kerry calls Romney the ‘Wikipedia candidate’

In the wake of Monday night’s third and final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (D) dinged Romney on the apparent shallowness of his foreign policy knowledge, calling him “the Wikipedia candidate.” “You played Mitt Romney in the…

Maryland pastor tells anti-gay group: LGBT people are ‘worthy of death’

Speaking during a panel discussion put on last weekend by the Maryland Marriage Alliance, Pastor Robert J. Anderson quoted from the book of Romans and declared that LGBT people are an abomination “worthy of death.” “The Scriptures in Leviticus 18:22, you know what that says,” he explains in video published…

Ryan: ‘I just don’t understand’ what ‘horses and bayonets’ means

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says that he can’t figure out what President Barack Obama meant when he mocked Mitt Romney’s complaint about the Navy’s smaller fleet of ships by saying “we also have fewer horses and bayonets.” During the third 2012 presidential debate, Romney had criticized Obama because…

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