Al Gore and Current TV hosts Cenk Uygur, Eliot Spitzer, Jennifer Granholm and John Fugelsang discuss whether media reaction to Paul Ryan’s speech at the Republican National Convention may have impacted public perception of his appearance in hindsight.
Maddow: Democratic voter registration ‘devastated’ in Florida (by Licentiathe8th)
Of all the media tropes, I think the melty-faced post-menopausal foul-mouthed interview banshee is the nearest and dearest to my heart. Rage, you beautiful demon. Rage til you’re a corpse.
IN THE THIS-IS-NOT-NEWS DEPARTMENT: DANE COOK IS AN ASSWIPE
Dane Cook Laugh Factory Jokes about Aurora Colorado Shooting Dark Knight Murders
You’re going to read this, and you’re going to say, how is this about tech? I’m gonna head you off at that pass: This is a message from Internet, the generation that became the voice that set the tone for everything you love about the Net.
Anaheim Police Brutality Sparks Outrage After 2 Latinos Shot Dead and Demonstrators Attacked
Election 2012: Romney Adviser: President Obama Doesn't 'Fully Appreciate' Our 'Anglo-Saxon Heritage'(via @Gawker)
On the eve of Mitt Romney’s arrival in London, one of his advisers made a remark that The Telegraph says “may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity.” That’s a fair assessment.
Chick-fil-A, home of chicken-loving bigots, is in the middle of a PR nightmare. After Chick-fil-A’s COO admitted to being anti-gay, the Jim Henson Company (bless their heart) pulled their toys from Chick-fil-A’s kids meals.
GOP challenges military march in gay parade - Marine Corps News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Marine Corps Times
Seriously? Doesn’t the GOP have bigger things to worry about?
Super Bowl 46: Here Are Some Angry Letters People Sent To The FCC After M.I.A. Flipped Off The Super Bowl(via @Deadspin)
Maybe this doesn’t need to be said, but normal people don’t complain to the FCC. It’s not that they don’t get offended: it’s just that it takes a hell of a lot more to offend them than the sort of thing that actually makes it on television.