Friday, May 25, 2012

BILL MAHER: Mitt Romney and the 'Wifer' Movement

To counter the Birthers, Bill Maher launches "Wiferism." Where's Mitt Romney's original marriage license?

Gotcha Links of the Week

ᔥ PAPERMAG
If Groupon can't be a successful company, maybe it can be a hit sitcom?
ᔥ TIME
Louis CK gets one step closer to being his generation's Woody Allen.
ᔥ Vulture
There's a top secret list of words Mitt Romney isn't allowed to say.
ᔥ BuzzFeed
Congratulations to Stephen Colbert, the 69th Most Beautiful Woman in the World.
ᔥ Huffington Post
Which DC comic book character is about to come out of the closet?
ᔥ ThinkProgress
The ultimate Facebook IPO conspiracy theory.
ᔥ Rolling Stone
What do The Dark Knight Rises' Bane and Mitt Romney's Bain Capital have in common?
ᔥ The Week
Why read fiction in The New Yorker when you can read it 140 characters at a time on Twitter?
ᔥ The New Yorker

CNN: Rick Perry Has Some Advice for Obama

Governor Rick Perry says that his attacks on Bain Capital and "vulture capitalism" didn't work during the primary and it's not going to work now. However, he doesn't factor in his own massive incompetence.

THE VIEW: Donald Trump Hearts Mitt Romney

Last year at this exact same time, Donald Trump went on The View and declared himself to be birther. This time, he's shilling for Mitt Romney and gunning for the VP slot.

MSNBC: Romney Adviser Defends Trump Association

Just in case you were wondering, Mitt Romney is not a birther just because he likes to hang with Donald Trump.
ᔥ ThinkProgress

Barney Frank Talks Free Speech at Harvard Commencement

Andy Samberg's Harvard Commencement speech may be getting more attention, but Barney Frank also made a very funny and insightful speech at Harvard this week. In this clip, Congressman Frank mentions the woman he famously compared to a dining room table and regarding a hate crimes bill he helped pass tells this joke:
“Let me be very clear– if this bill passes tomorrow, it will still be entirely legal to call me a fag– I just wouldn’t recommend it if you’re in the banking business.”

JIMMY KIMMEL: Bill Clinton Jokes Outsourced to India

President Clinton's run-in with porn stars in Monaco can only call from some outsourced jokes from India.