Paul Ryan Used To Drive The Wienermobile

You're going to be hearing a lot about Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan when he's picked as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential candidate later this morning. Here's something they may not tell you: he used to drive the Wienermobile and sell meat products for Oscar Mayer in the upper-Midwest. » 8/11/12 8:31am 8/11/12 8:31am

Why Is The Right Using A Car Mag Puff Piece To Defend Mitt Romney From …

Since yesterday's Washington Post profile of a prep school-aged Mitt Romney showing the presumed Republican presidential nominee terrifying a kid everyone thought was gay, conservative outlets have been scrambling for another perspective on young Romney. They've found it in a softball piece on Romney from Automobile… » 5/11/12 10:30am 5/11/12 10:30am

Study Reveals Most Popular Cars Of Each Major Political Party

Marketing research company Strategic Vision recently completed a study that sought to identify what new vehicles found the most favor with Democrats and Republicans. After 38,000 responses the study revealed some rather interesting results. » 3/31/12 2:00pm 3/31/12 2:00pm

The Truth About Mitt Romney's 'Car Elevators'

Yesterday Politico broke the news that Mitt Romney's planned $12 million expansion for his oceanfront property in San Diego, California included "car elevators" for his four-car garage. The news is being used to again portray the Republican Presidential front-runner as being "out of touch" and "unable to connect" with the… » 3/28/12 12:00pm 3/28/12 12:00pm

Five Possibilities For National "Car Czar"

An agreement on the shape of a rescue plan for the not-so-Big Three automakers appears close. Included in oversight will be a federal "car czar" to oversee the rescue package. Here's a look at five possibilities for the position. » 12/08/08 6:00pm 12/08/08 6:00pm

Mitt Romney Changes Tune When It Comes To Michigan

If you hadn't noticed yet, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-dumb and Tweedle-how-stupid-are-you-to-take-a- fleet-of-jets » 11/20/08 1:30pm 11/20/08 1:30pm and their haven't done anything to or either of the other not-so-Big Three. The Senate is with their behavior. But here comes Mitt Romney, "favorite son" of Michigan. The guy who took and before the Michigan…

How Do You Plan On Getting To Your Polling Location?

Unless you live in Utah, you've probably been subjected to political commercials, robocalls, fliers, emails and door knocks claiming that this or that candidate is a socialist or a right-wing nutjob. Assuming the media crush hasn't completely dissuaded you from participating in the democratic process, you're going to… » 11/03/08 11:30am 11/03/08 11:30am

Commenter Of The Day: Mary-Louise Parker's Long Legs Edition

For those of you who don't visit our sister site Wonkette, we thought we'd mention that the State Of The Union is happening tonight. In fact, it's the last SOTU we're going to get from our current president, and we already have the drinks lined up for the 8th annual George W. Bush SOTU drinking game. We're looking… » 1/28/08 5:30pm 1/28/08 5:30pm