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GOP #WarOnWomen Results In 100 Female Representatives: We Blame Rule 5

Posted on | November 5, 2014 | 47 Comments

by Smitty

Isn’t it amazing what good old-fashioned conservative misogyny can do? Congrats to Mia Love: we feel a strong affection, for which we lack a word, toward you.


47 Responses to “GOP #WarOnWomen Results In 100 Female Representatives: We Blame Rule 5”

  1. Fail Burton
    November 5th, 2014 @ 4:24 am

    The War on Women continues. It should be 101. Why isn’t it? Check your privilege and meet me in Red Square, Moscow.

  2. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 4:26 am

    I assume the VA senate race has triggered an automatic recount?

  3. RKae
    November 5th, 2014 @ 6:11 am

    When I went to bed, Mia Love was running slightly behind.

    Damn it!

    When I woke up, she had won!


  4. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 8:19 am

    Apparently Tom Brokaw want’s to know if Republican will stop raping and pillaging now that they’ve won a mandate to pass Obama’s entire agenda.

  5. joethefatman
    November 5th, 2014 @ 8:39 am

    Mia love WON? Hot damn!

    I had to go to bed before those results came in. This is definitely a good morning.

    Now hold their feet to the fire and make them fix what has been broken! No more crying boner would be a good start.

  6. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 9:25 am
  7. texlovera
    November 5th, 2014 @ 9:51 am

    1) Suck it, Democrats.

    2) Now we hold the

    new majority’s feet to a very, very hot fire…

  8. smitty
    November 5th, 2014 @ 10:16 am

    It may well, but I don’t have a ton of hope for Gillespie.

  9. Mike G.
    November 5th, 2014 @ 10:21 am

    I was thinking maybe we could do away with that tired old meme.

  10. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 10:31 am
  11. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 10:33 am

    Chris Hayes was hoping some Republican rapists would stop by his place after watching Election Returns.

  12. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 10:55 am

    According to RCP, which might not be updating, Warner only leads by .6%. I don’t know how many votes that represents, but in Alaska they’re referencing absentee ballots that haven’t been counted and are still eligible until Nov.19.

  13. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:12 am

    Sullivan is up by 4 points in Alaska.

    In VA, Warner is up about 12000 votes last I heard. Close for Ed, but probably too much to over come.

  14. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:14 am

    Rule 5 Mia Love on the way!

  15. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:26 am

    So .6% is 12,000 votes in Virginia. So the question is how many absentee ballots are out there. 12,000 votes sounds like a lot but it’s relative. The combined vote total of Brown and Shaheen is in the neighborhood of Hagan’s margin of loss.

  16. Bob Belvedere
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:48 am

    The Battle Rages On…

  17. Bob Belvedere
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:49 am

    Mea love Mia.

  18. Bob Belvedere
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:50 am

    Perhaps now, the House will only be in session three weeks out of the month?

  19. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 12:03 pm

    I would not concede it, it just looks like Warner squeaked it out. Which sucks, because it would be pudding all around if Warner lost.

  20. Fail Burton
    November 5th, 2014 @ 12:10 pm

    She reminds me of a bunch of beer can empties after a party.

  21. jdp
    November 5th, 2014 @ 12:37 pm

    Every day that Congress meets we lose a little of our freedom…. so bring on teh womminz!!

  22. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 12:51 pm

    For what we’re paying them they need to work 5 weeks a month. One week legislating and four weeks doing low profile over-site.

  23. Adobe_Walls
    November 5th, 2014 @ 1:35 pm

    That meme ain’t dead yet, maybe the lady parts part.

  24. K-Bob
    November 5th, 2014 @ 1:56 pm

    Good thing you’re standing way over there. I might get out of here with a light scolding.

  25. K-Bob
    November 5th, 2014 @ 1:57 pm

    Full of other people’s body fluids?

  26. joethefatman
    November 5th, 2014 @ 2:08 pm

    Well that’s an unsettling image… Thank you so much…yeesh.

    lol ; )

  27. richard mcenroe
    November 5th, 2014 @ 3:07 pm

    It may be just a Texas thing, but we managed to dump D Pete Gallegos, an Obama sock puppet who screwed the veterans over on the VA mess.

  28. Nan
    November 5th, 2014 @ 3:11 pm

    You know what they say: A woman belongs in the House…and in the Senate.

  29. richard mcenroe
    November 5th, 2014 @ 3:16 pm

    Greg Abbott managed to win a majority of Hispanic males and over 40% of Hispanic females. Tell me again why we need to pander on immigration?

  30. MrPaulRevere
    November 5th, 2014 @ 4:10 pm

    Absolutely! I sent her $25 just so I could say “I helped make that happen” and I did!

  31. K-Bob
    November 5th, 2014 @ 5:18 pm

    Heh. Sorry. Anyone who is familiar with a regular rehearsal space for bands knows that most of the beer cans have a disturbing amount of liquid remaining, much of which is spitback. Cleanup after a few weeks can be a fairly nasty event.

  32. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 5:24 pm

    I would not blame Rule 5…

    I would praise it.

    It remains one of the best damn rules ever made.

  33. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 5th, 2014 @ 5:24 pm


  34. concern00
    November 5th, 2014 @ 7:04 pm

    I think the war on wyman will continue, but real women don’t need to be concerned.

  35. Steve Skubinna
    November 5th, 2014 @ 7:04 pm

    You’re saying it ain’t over until the fat lady parts sing?

  36. Bob Belvedere
    November 5th, 2014 @ 8:09 pm

    You’re the only one that got it.

  37. K-Bob
    November 5th, 2014 @ 11:11 pm

    No, I was the slowest one to respond. The rest left me standing here in their dust.

    I always did like to finish my drink.

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  39. Adobe_Walls
    November 6th, 2014 @ 1:02 am


  40. Adobe_Walls
    November 6th, 2014 @ 1:06 am

    Not to mention maternity room heaven for fruit flys.

  41. Adobe_Walls
    November 6th, 2014 @ 1:10 am

    Naw; some of us just followed the better angels of our gentile nature.

  42. Bob Belvedere
    November 6th, 2014 @ 7:57 am


  43. Adobe_Walls
    November 6th, 2014 @ 8:11 am

    Hey, it’s not like it’s a trend.

  44. Bob Belvedere
    November 6th, 2014 @ 8:52 am

    Better not be, pal.

  45. Bob Belvedere
    November 6th, 2014 @ 8:53 am

    Real Women Don’t Wear Feminism.

  46. Quartermaster
    November 6th, 2014 @ 1:38 pm

    There you go with the fat shaming meme.

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