Political Turkeys of the Year, 2012
5. Rush Limbaugh A perennial favorite for Turkey of the Year, or ass of the year, or cock of the year; Rush never seems to go away. He’s the factory farm-raised, hormone-infused butterball, whose over-sized breast meat keeps him from [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Boris Johnson, humor, Karl Rove, Koch Brothers, Mitt Romney, Political Turkeys of the Year, Politics, Richard Murdock, Rush Limbaugh, Sheldon Adelson, Thanksgiving, The Wild Magazine, Todd Akin, world
The Segmented States of America
Since Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term in office, there has been an outcry across America from Republican politicians and citizens, perhaps best exemplified in the endless stream of sad, enraged, and generally disheartened posts on the website [...]Tags: Barack Obama, East Williamsburg, Election 2012, Emily Kirkpatrick, Mitt Romney, Republican, Texas, The Wild Magazine, United States of America, USA, White House, White People Mourning Romney, Williamsburg
Start Hoarding Canned Goods…
We’re just about a week out from the U.S. presidential elections and it seems like there has been a collective head-nod to open the floodgates of political satire. Lena Dunham and Lesley Gore have decided to hop on the creative [...]Tags: Barak Obama, Joss Whedon, Kate Mottola, Mitt Romney, zombie apocalypse
Lena Dunham’s First Time
When Lena Dunham encouraged television viewers to make sure their first time was with a great guy, she couldn’t have possibly imagined the backlash she would receive from America’s conservative community. In the latest commercial from the Obama campaign, Dunham [...]Tags: Barack Obama, Breitbart News, Democrat, Election 2012, Emily Kirkpatrick, First Time, Left Wing, Lena Dunham, Lilly Ledbetter, Mitt Romney, Monica Crowley, POTUS, Republican, Right Wing, The Wild Magazine
Attn: “You Don’t Own Me!”
Check out the recent attention-grabbing, lip-syncing, and vag-(em)powered PSA on not voting Mitt Romney 2012. Brought to us by artist Sarah Sophie Flicker (whom you may recognize from the Citizens Band) and a handful of her friends – Lena Dunham, [...]Tags: Justin Vivian Bond, Kate Mottola, Lesley Gore, Miranda July, Mitt Romney, Obama, PSA, Sia, women
Climate Change? What Climate Change?
After four debates, three presidential and one veep; 360 minutes of banter: not a single mention of global climate change. This marks the first time since 1984 that climate change and global warming have been left out of the presidential debates. [...]Tags: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Bob Schieffer, Candy Crowley, Climate Change, debate, Environment, EPA, Exxon, Global Warming, Jim Lehrer, Koch, Martha Raddatz, Mitt Romney, Politico, Politics, presidential debate, The New Yorker, The Wild Magazine, world
Michelle Obama, Our First Lady
Barack Obama, the legendary speaker that captivated a nation fours years ago, is as it turns out, the second best orator in the family. Tonight, our First Lady killed it. Michelle Obama just gave perhaps the best speech that you [...]Tags: 2012 elections, Ann Romney, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Democratic National Convention, DNC, First Lady, Lilly Ledbetter, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, Obama, Politics, propaganda, The Wild Magazine, USA, world
Clint Eastwood debates a Chair. A tie is declared.
Republicans and improv-comedy are two planes of this world that should never cross, especially during a national convention broadcasted to millions of judging people. However, Clint Eastwood, a man known for his mean cowboy stares, award winning directing, and passion [...]Tags: Chair, Clint Eastwood, Kate Messinger, Mitt Romney, Obama, Republicans, RNC, Romney, Sudden Impact, The Wild Magazine, WIld, wildmag
Mr. Romney, What is Your Plan to Tackle the Climate Crisis?
Tonight, the Republican National Convention will welcome its now official nominee for President of the United States, Mitt Romney. After a delayed start due to Tropical Storm Isaac — and despite some unhappy Ron Paul supporters — the delegates have [...]Tags: 2012 election, Bain Capital, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Fracking, Global Warming, GOP, Hurricane Issac, International Energy Agency, Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL pipeline, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Politics, Pollution, Republican National Convention, The Wild Magazine, Washington Post, world
The Grand Old Party and Women
It’s hard to avoid the headlines accusing Republicans of waging a ‘war on women.’ Questionable semantics aside, there are certainly a broad scope of policy decisions and initiatives that call into question the sincerity of the GOP’s commitment to supporting [...]Tags: American Association of University Women, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Blunt Amendment, Civil Rights, Gender Income Gap, GOP, Harry Reid, Human Rights, Margaret Talbot, Mike Luckovich, Mitt Romney, Mother Jones, Personhood Amendments, Politics, Rand Paul, Republicans, Ron Paul, Scott Walker, Sharron Angle, Supreme Court, The Grand Old Party and Women, The New Yorker, The Wild Magazine, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, UniteWomen.org, Violence Against Women Act, War on Women, world
A Political Climate
Timely solutions to the climate change crisis at times appear overwhelmingly difficult given our modern political arena and public discourse. Steady streams of misinformation have provided fodder for deniers to reinforce their entrenched views on the subject. We have long [...]Tags: A Political Climate, ALEC, Blaine Skrainka, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Conservatives, Environment, Global Warming, Hydrologic Cycle, John Boehner, Michigan State, Mitt Romney, Oklahoma State, Politics, Republican Party, Rick Perry, Sarah Palin, Tea Party, The Economist, The Wild Magazine, world, Yale