Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Holds Hurricane Sandy Photo-Op in Wisconsin

It's the soup kitchen photo-op all over again, only this time with a lot more people watching. According to BuzzFeed, "Team Wisconsin" volunteers were told to slow down packing canned good into boxes until Paul Ryan arrived so it would still look like there was work going on when he (and the photographers) got there.

Gotcha Links of the Day | Obama Surveys Hurricane Sandy from the Situation Room

President Obama takes some time off from campaigning to look as presidential as possible. ᔥ Flickr
Donald Trump is doing the right thing in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and extending the deadline on his October surprise offer to President Obama. ᔥ Twitter
Governor Andrew Cuomo calls out the climate deniers. ᔥ Capital New York
Michael "Heck of a Job, Brownie" Brown thinks President Obama response to Hurricane Sandy was too fast. ᔥ ThinkProgress
Late night TV is mostly back in business, except for Stewart and Colbert... ᔥ Tumblr

LETTERMAN: Second Audience-Free Monologue

For the second night in a row, David Letterman tells jokes to a big empty room, this time about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

30 ROCK: Jack and Liz Fight for Jenna's Vote

Due to Hurricane Sandy, we'll have to wait an extra week to find out who Jenna Maroney picks to be the next President of the United States.
UPDATE: NBC is airing this episode of 30 Rock on Wednesday night, October 31st.

Preview: 1600 Penn

Thanks to NBC, Bill Pullman is once again the President of the United States.

Bill Clinton Questions Romney's Climate Change Denial

President Bill Clinton becomes the first prominent politician to tie Hurricane Sandy to Mitt Romney's climate change denial.
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MoveOn.org's NSFW Voting PSA from Old People

There's nothing funnier/more awkward than a woman in her nineties saying "motherfucker."

ONN: New High Tech Voting Machine Lets Voters Mutilate Candidate They Oppose

The Onion News Network has uncovered a genius plan to boost voter turnout.

MSNBC: Andrea Mitchell on Romney's 'Storm Relief Event'

Andrea Mitchell finds Mitt Romney's "storm relief" efforts in Ohio to be somewhat disingenuous, especially since the Red Cross is requesting money and blood, not canned goods.

JIMMY FALLON: Seth Meyers Previews Final Pre-Election SNL

During Jimmy Fallon's audience-free show last night, Seth Meyers hinted at some of what we can expect on this week's Louis CK-hosted SNL and talked about how climate change might have something to do with Hurricane Sandy.

MORNING JOE: Chris Christie Praises President Obama

When New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is saying nice things about President Obama on TV, you know this race has changed in the final week.
Impressively, Christie did not alter his message for Fox News.

Jon Hamm Tells Colorado How to Vote Early for Obama

When Don Draper tells you to do something, you do it.