What Are We Going to Do About Incumbents We Hate? Not a Goddamn Thing

Poll after humorously pathetic poll this year has suggested that Congress is about as popular as a temporary but debilitating illness (it sucks, but it's fun to wake up in a hospital room full of flowers!). So why don't Americans just do the sensible thing and vote out incumbents? Because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, that's why. » 11/10/14 5:30pm 11/10/14 5:30pm

Cosmo to Bring Women to the Polls on a Bus Full of Topless Male Models

Cosmopolitan magazine, aka a thesaurus for the word penis, really is taking their commitment to political issues to the next level—while totally preserving that Cosmo girl spirit. After holding a contest, they will be sending students from North Carolina State University to their local polling station to vote in a… » 10/28/14 2:45pm 10/28/14 2:45pm

Texas Is About to Elect a Complete Wackadoo as Its Lieutenant Governor

Hello Texas state residents, and any American human of voting age who has even an ounce of concern about the men and women elected to lead our nation: Texas is about to elect a living, breathing, Rush Limbaugh parody as its next Lieutenant Governor and every last one of us should be terrified. » 10/21/14 7:00pm 10/21/14 7:00pm

The Female Voter's Guide to Being Wooed by Political Parties

    The birds are a-chirping, it's a midterm election year, and romance is in the air. Ah yes, as political parties gear up for the great battle in the Senate, the House and gubernatorial positions, once again we women who are eligible to vote are reminded of our importance to the great country of America as a 'key… » 8/17/14 2:30pm 8/17/14 2:30pm

    Republicans Plan to Reach Out to Women By Avoiding Facts

    During this election year, you can expect to see a change in tone in many political ads. If you're wondering if this means that they'll finally be less dumb, I'm sorry to disappoint; they are, unfortunately, going to get even more dumb, because conservative strategists have decided that the best way to reach ladies is… » 5/12/14 6:15pm 5/12/14 6:15pm

    Sorry, Republicans. Young Women Will Never Vote For You.

    Stop me if you've heard this one: the Republican party can't help but notice that women don't like them much. Thankfully, they've got a fancy new consulting firm ON THE CASE. They've got pamphlets. They've got a polished message and nice fingernails. They've got pretty much the same plan they had after 2008, and, uh,… » 11/12/13 1:20pm 11/12/13 1:20pm

    All Top Public Officials From New Hampshire Are Now Women

    Yesterday, voters in the state of New Hampshire did the unthinkable: elected a female governor, elect a woman to one Congressional district and re-elect a woman to the other Congressional district. Which means that The Granite State's entire Congressional delegation — two Senators, two Representatives — and its… » 11/07/12 7:00pm 11/07/12 7:00pm

    America's First Ever Hindu Congresswoman Will Take the Oath of Office…

    Last night, Hawaii not only elected Japan-born Mazie Hirono to be the first ever Asian-American woman elected to the Senate, they also elected Democrat Tulsi Gabbard as the first ever practicing Hindu to the US House of Representatives. Hawaii has been declared a Fox News Disaster Zone. » 11/07/12 6:20pm 11/07/12 6:20pm

    What Happens When a High School Uses the Electoral College to Vote for…

    Right now, pundits are salivating over Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Colorado, and Nevada — because they are THE BATTLEGROUNDS. Everyone in all of the other states have accepted that during election years, we can all wear sweatpants whenever we leave the house since we almost… » 11/05/12 1:10pm 11/05/12 1:10pm

    Old Cartoon Depicts Suffragettes as Saw-Toothed Crones

    Before women were granted the right to vote in 1918 and 1920 in the UK and US, respectively, there was a very, very long discussion about whether giving women the vote was a good idea in the first place. In fact, people were so adamantly against giving women the vote that the more artistically inclined of the… » 11/02/12 7:01pm 11/02/12 7:01pm