Tag Archive for Election 2012

Republicans just plain wrong!

Nancy PelosiDNC2012 (Photo: John Christian Hansen)

Nancy Pelosi was greeted by thunderous applause when she walked onto the stage at the Democratic National Convention this evening. The California delegation stayed on its feet for an additional 15 seconds after Pelosi began speaking chanting,Nancy!Nancy!Nancy!

DNC LGBT Caucus 551 Members Strong

California has the largest contingent of LGBT delegates from any state at 76. That is more than double the number from the nearest delegation, New York, at 36. Steven Kerrigan, the openly bay CEO of the convention addressed the LGBT caucus telling delegates that the 2012 DNC has the largest and most diverse delegation of…

GOP Convention Day One: Sugar and Spice and Not Much Nice

Ann Romney at RNCC 8-27-2012

A day late, the GOP Convention launched with a dash of sugar (Ann Romney) and a bag of spice (every other speaker). Ann Romney painted her husband as a caring and compassionate man. Not surprising really, that was her job. Her mission was to soften the image of Mitt Romney; to paint him as something other than the corporate raider…

Coming Soon to a Convention in Florida

Convention Reinvention

Mitt Romney faces unfavorability ratings through the roof in an election where the stakes couldn’t be higher. He’s hired Hollywood producers and Madison Avenue mad men to reinvent himself. He’s tried it all, but nothing is working…

The Romney-Ryan-Akin Platform for Women

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are having trouble distancing themselves from the most conservative platform in GOP party history, which includes a Human Life Amendment that bans abortions in all cases. The DNC is out with a new web video: “The Romney-Ryan-Akin Platform for Women”