Primarily Horrendo

the three remaining GOP contenders Photoshopped as Alvin, Simon, and Theodore, i.e. The Chipmunks

If you imagine them saying "WHAT WAR ON WOMEN?!" in squeaky voices, it's ADORABLE! (No it isn't.)

So, there's not a whole lot of news today. President Barack Obama is still the winner of the Democratic primary. We don't know which Mitt Romney will win the Republican primary, but I'm beginning to suspect it will be Mitt Romney. What do you all think?

Speaking of Mitt Romneys, Mitt Romney says that recent drop-out and persistent vile bigot Rick Santorum is on his veep list. Ha ha sure he is. He's definitely on the list. This sounds very convincing: "Everybody is on my list. I'm not taking anybody off the list. I actually don't have a list yet. So, I can't say that someone is on or off my list, but I can tell you that the people that I had the privilege of running against would surely be among those I'd consider. ... If any of the people I ran against happened to become the nominee, I would have endorsed them and supported them for president. So, of course they'd be on that list, and he among others."

Romney speaking at a campaign event, to which I have added text reading: 'Hang on now—don't cut me off. I've got five more minutes of material on this list stuff.'

Sounds like a terrific nonexistent list, and like Rick Santorum is definitely probably on it or something.

Hey, you know what I was thinking? If this whole presidenting thing doesn't work out for Mitt Romney (it won't), he should get a job as a communications expert.

That's definitely a job. And he'd be excellent at it.

In other news: Something something Ron Paul, the chipmunkiest of all the candidates by twelve acorns at least. Plus: Newt Gingrich is very, very broke and mad at Fox News for being up Romney's butt instead of his. You can read all about these and other scintillating stories of Republican failure in today's Who Cares News.

Finally! The Obama administration will not, as promised, issue "an executive order prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in federal contracting."
The White House won't issue the directive, but will instead study whether gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees require employment protections, ThinkProgress has learned.

...The delay represents a departure for the president who committed to supporting a "formal written policy of non-discrimination that includes sexual orientation and gender identity or expression…for all Federal contractors" as a candidate in 2008 and pledged to fight for the community in 2009 and 2011. "I'm here with a simple message: I'm here with you in that fight," Obama told the Human Rights Campaign in 2009, adding, "Nobody in America should be fired because they're gay, despite doing a great job and meeting their responsibilities. It's not fair. It's not right. We're going to put a stop to it."
Ha ha or not.

image of Obama laughing with his team of advisers, one of whom is asking, as if it were a punchline, 'Hey, remember the time you told them you'd be a fierce advocate?'

This doesn't even make sense if one were to try to argue political expediency: As Odd Man Out notes here, the initiative is popular with USians, with one poll showing support at 73%. Of course, marriage equality also now has support from a majority of USians, and there's no movement on that, either.

I guess we'll just have to wait for the president to "evolve" on the issue of workplace protections, too.

Talk about these things! Or don't. Whatever makes you happy. Life is short.

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