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.
Your next representative from the Salt Lake state:
In one scene, Danbert and a Saudi crown prince (also an agent of Satan) plot a strategy to undermine the US government by planting a fake story in the media about a massacre by American troops. “Those who hate the United States will believe it, no matter what evidence is eventually revealed. The New York Times will front page the story for five weeks, at least,” the crown prince says. The pair ultimately succeed in creating global chaos by setting off an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that destroys America’s electrical infrastructure and forces a small group of heroes to band together to survive and defeat the forces of evil.
Update: Guys, sorry, we meant to say “Beehive State.” Utah is the “Beehive State.” Our apologies to Utah, and also bees.
"“Everybody was completely accessible,” said Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier and Romney fund-raiser who said the candidate took the time to warmly greet and thank him by his nickname, Mooch, at a dinner on the first night of the retreat."
Utahns have a joke about multilevel-marketing companies: MLM really stands for “Mormons Losing Money.” The notion of selling to one’s friends and neighbors is so intertwined with the culture that the final season of HBO’s Big Love featured an MLM subplot. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Utah has the highest concentration of such companies in the country.
If you’re a subscriber—it’s a great deal! and cheap!—you may have already read Stephanie Mencimer’s investigation into Utah’s multi-level marketing companies and their close ties to Mitt Romney.