The drama in Washington today concerns Nancy Pelosi. Will she quit her 10-year leadership of the Democratic caucus in the House? It's unusual for party leaders to do such things after they net seats in elections, and Pelosi's Democrats gained eight seats in a map that was drawn against them.
Interesting take here: Had more people voted for Romney, he would have won the election.
The title of Paula Broadwell's book is not, actually, "All Up in My Snatch."
Dick Morris explains that he predicted an Obama defeat because he "worked hard for Mitt Romney."
To quote John Goodman, "you just got your asses whupped by a bunch of ga'damned nerds."
The Onion: Doing preachiness just right.
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