A trailer-trash opera, a Great Recession movie, bootleggers, Channing Tatum, and an HBO documentary all made our film critic’s “best of 2012" list. (Adam Sandler and Lindsay Lohan made the list of "very worst.”)
"But now that Romney has been defeated, prominent GOPers are once again mulling rule changes that could make it harder for Democrats to win the White House—and easier for Republicans to claim Electoral College votes in states where they lose the popular vote."
Just Can’t Beat Him: These are the districts that Dem Jim Matheson has won in Utah over the past 12 years. The state Republican party has repeatedly gerrymandered Matheson’s districts during the time he’s served in Congress. It hasn’t worked: Matheson won again Tuesday night, beating highly touted GOP challenger Mia Love.
"I did not vote because I can’t wait in line for five and a half hours. I have to give my son a bath…In the 1920s the right to vote was something that women stood for. And now I can’t even vote. I still don’t get to exercise that right." —30-year-old Florida voter Angela DiFranciesco
WiG: Can you talk about your stances on social issues?
Jack: After the freakshow that was the DNC convention, I am quite honestly worn out by all the angry estrogen. But I will talk briefly about abortion. I was informed by a grad-school colleague of mine that until I have a uterus, I don’t have a right to an opinion about abortion (never mind the fact that I am thoroughly pro-choice). The stridency of these broads cannot possibly be making them many friends.
— According to the author, the conservative interviewee “is a senior editor at a small public relations company in northern New Jersey, and is gay.”