Sunday, August 12, 2012

GIFs From Last Week | August 6 - August 12, 2012

Look back at the week in politics through animated GIFs, courtesy of GIFs From Last Night.
NASA successfully lands the Curiosity Rover on Mars, still cannot successfully high-five.
President Obama gives Mitt Romney a new nickname.
Hillary Clinton gets low in South Africa.
Stephen Colbert compares Gabby Douglas to Hitler.
Mitt Romney introduces the "next President of the United States" Paul Ryan.

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60 MINUTES: Romney and Ryan Defend Medicare Plan

In this preview from tonight's joint interview on 60 Minutes, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan attempt to sell that idea that President Obama is more of a threat to Medicare than they are.

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: Debbie Wasserman-Schultz on Priorities USA Action Ad

The DNC Chair claims to have "no idea" what the political affiliation of Priorities USA Action is, even though it's run by the former White House deputy press secretary under President Obama, Bill Burton. It's completely reasonable for Wasserman-Schultz to distance herself from the ad, but the level of ignorance she's claiming here is just disingenuous.

MEET THE PRESS: Reince Priebus Says Obama 'Has Blood on His Hands'

The RNC Chairman accuses President Obama of stealing from Medicare to pay for "Obamacare." Even if that were true, apparently he thinks that's worse than Paul Ryan's budget which would just do away with both.