The 2012 presidential campaign has played like a couple of very long seasons of American Idol – only with, you know, actual consequences for the audience of voters who are watching.
The first season was a year-long series of Republican debates (20 of them!) and primaries, winnowing down a cast of colorful characters to… More »
When it comes to politics Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello doesn’t hold back.
The outspoken guitarist has branded Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan a “jackass” and wrote an essay for Rolling Stone saying that, despite Ryan’s professed Rage fandom, the Wisconsin Republican is “the embodiment of the machine that our music… More »
Joe Biden and Paul Ryan came out swinging at the vice presidential debate — and celebrities couldn’t get enough of it.
Following a fairly tame first presidential debate last week, the VP candidates faced off in a fiery 90-minute televised showdown — moderated by ABC News’ Martha Raddatz — in Danville, KY. As the… More »
Wednesday night’s primetime Republican National Convention coverage played a lot like Tuesday’s. There was an optimistic, hopeful speech by one of the party’s most prominent women, followed by one of its most prominent men delivering a blistering attack on the opposition.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke of American exceptionalism, citing her… More »
Newly-minted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been vocal about his love for the music of Rage Against the Machine. Alas, the affair is strictly one-sided. In an op-ed essay published Thursday at RollingStone.com, Rage guitarist Tom Morello made clear that the band, known for its left-leaning lyrics, has little love for the right-wing… More »
Mitt Romney has tapped Representative Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential pick.
Romney officially announced the Wisconsin congressman as his running mate during a Saturday morning rally in Norfolk, Virginia, with the presidential hopeful introducing “America’s Comeback Team.”
“I am deeply excited and honored to join you as your running mate,” Ryan,… More »
Alas, Mitt Romney has announced his pick for the No. 2 spot on the Republican ticket: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
The GOP Presidential hopeful rolled out his running mate while speaking in Virginia on Saturday.
So who is Paul Ryan?
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