Will Jenny Sanford Be South Carolina's Next Senator?

Jenny Sanford — the former South Carolina First Lady who wrote an autobiography about that time her ex-husband/former Governor Mark mysteriously disappeared to "hike the Appalachian trail," which turned out to be a euphemism for frolicking about with his Argentine lover, who is now his fiance — might fill Jim… » 12/11/12 5:50pm 12/11/12 5:50pm

A Guide to the Ladies of the Republican National Convention

The 2008 Republican National Convention arguably belonged to Sarah Palin, who gave the speech that (thankfully) would later prove to be the apex of her political career while her daughter Piper (awesomely) styled her baby brother's hair by licking her hand and rubbing it on his head. Will the 2012 RNC have a similarly… » 8/27/12 4:50pm 8/27/12 4:50pm

Rape Crisis Center Funding is 'Pork,' Says Awful Governor Nikki Haley

Maybe possibly probably not Veepstakes contender and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley vetoed a bunch of stuff this week, claiming all of it is "pork." Among the pork she declared unkosher? Funding for the arts, and unnecessary shit that the taxpayers don't need to pay for, like funding for victims of domestic… » 7/12/12 7:00pm 7/12/12 7:00pm

If Romney Were Smart Enough to Pick a Woman as His Running Mate, Who…

Mitt Romney's made it clear that he believes that corporations and zygotes deserve more rights than women, which is why it's not terribly surprising that female American voters say they prefer Barack Obama over the presumptive GOP nominee by 18 percentage points. To close that gap, it may make strategic sense for… » 4/12/12 11:20am 4/12/12 11:20am

Nikki Haley, Spokesperson of All Ladies Everywhere, Says Women Don't…

Governor of South Carolina and rising Republican star Nikki Haley isn't worried about her conservative brethren's seemingly shortsighted decision to fixate on limiting access to women's reproductive health care. Why? Because, she explains, ladies don't care about that stuff. She's right. We ladies are much more into… » 4/03/12 7:00pm 4/03/12 7:00pm

Former Republican Advisor Admits Sarah Palin Ruined Everything

A former John McCain advisor and Sarah Palin wrangler has admitted that thanks to the former Alaskan governor's disastrous turn as major party running mate, the chance that another woman will be nominated for Vice President is slim. Actually, scratch that: there's an Alaskan snowball's chance in hell that this year's… » 3/29/12 1:30pm 3/29/12 1:30pm

Where Are The Fat Female Politicians?

Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie dashed the hopes of many a frustrated golf playing white guy when he announced yesterday that now is not the time for him to vie for the Republican Presidential nomination. In the weeks leading up to his announcement, speculation swirled about his policy positions and viability as… » 10/05/11 7:45pm 10/05/11 7:45pm