Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Gary Don’t. Please, Just Don’t.

by matttbastard I have no clue who I’m going to endorse for the NDP leadership — but I sure as shit know which potential candidate will never, ever receive a vote from yours truly: sellout 3rd way posterchild Gary Doer, who has … Continue reading

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Clinton Coverage & Media “Anecdrama”

by matttbastard (photo by NYCArthur, used under a Creative Commons license) Great post @ Foreign Policy’s FP Passport Blog from Annie Lowrey: Seven months ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton — the powerful New York Senator, former First Lady, and runner-up in … Continue reading

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This Just in: Nancy Pelosi is the New Hillary Clinton (ie, Flypaper for Misogynists)

by matttbastard Fair. And. Fucking. Balanced. Fer srs: One bone of contention, Antonia: saying that anything spawned by the gliberati who rule USian cable NOOZ networks and talk radio even remotely constitutes ‘news commentary’ is akin to earnestly declaring that … Continue reading

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Sec. Clinton 1, Rep. Christopher Smith (R-Douchebag) 0.

by matttbastard Oh, SNAP! h/t Impolitical (by way of Shakesville, which also has the transcript). Update: Antonia FTW: This is what happens when women get some power. The world becomes a better place. This. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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Jane Says

by matttbastard Like Atrios, I’m not at all thrilled at the prospect of a legacy appointment to the Senate, especially  someone who has never run for elected office. But Jane Hamsher’s recent irony-free HuffPo missive is a classic example of … Continue reading

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Dear Ron Fournier

This may come as a shock to you, but despite conventional wisdom and what Hollywood might have you believe, women–especially professional women–actually get along with each other. So, until you come up with some actual, y’know, proof of acrimony between … Continue reading

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On Favreau’s Facebook Fail (and Clinton’s Clever Comeback)

by matttbastard (click image for more from the Washington Post) What Campbell Brown said. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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1998 to Infinity

by matttbastard Shorter Maureen Dowd: “It’s still all about The Clenis.” *headdesk* MoDo + Clinton = burning stoopid yanked from her backside (pass the Preparation-H.) Seriously, by now the question is largely rhetorical (if ubiquitous), but still bears repeating: Why … Continue reading

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A Novel Concept: Make Them Work For Our Votes

by matttbastard Must-read post from KathyG on how to make Barack Obama–and politicians in general–better: Over this past election season, on websites and listservs and in conversations, I’ve seen an awful lot of cheap, hacktacular electioneering in favor of one … Continue reading

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The Speech

by matttbastard My favourite part of Clinton’s concession speech: You can be so proud that, from now on, it will be unremarkable for a woman to win primary state victories…unremarkable to have a woman in a close race to be … Continue reading

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