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‘Romney predicted this’: Time Mag cover sparks mockery of Obama’s mockery

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http://twitter.com/#!/Grandbulldoggie/status/492283003495022592 This week’s Time Magazine cover puts #Vladimir Putin front and center: http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/492282096682278912 http://twitter.com/#!/NotQuiteP_C/status/492282695586942977 It seems like only yesterday that the #Obama campaign was mocking #Mitt Romney&8217;s opinion of Putin and Russia: http://twitter.com/#!/Americandor/status/492313541576519680 Knowing that, Time&8217;s headline could have been much more accurate: http://twitter.com/#!/RightGlockMom/status/492285630232010752 Baby steps. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/24/romney-predicted-this-time-magazine-cover-sparks-mockery-of-obamas-mockery/

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Facebook Helps Voters Get to the Polls On Election Day

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Facebook is hoping their site can guide people in the United States to the polls this Election Day. The social network has built a polling place locator tool, so on Tuesday, users can easily figure out where to head to cast a ballot. The map is already live at #Facebook‘s U.S. Politics page, but will […]

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Team Romney Thinks It’s Winning The GOP Civil War

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Mitt’s biggest fans celebrate the triumph of Romney Republicanism in Pennsylvania, Oregon, and Idaho. “The Romney brand has had a real resurgence,” says O&8217;Brien. View this image › Steve Marcus / Reuters / Reuters For the small orbit of friends, loyalists, and former aides that still revolves around #Mitt Romney, Tuesday&8217;s #GOP primaries were cause […]

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Obama and Romney Break Email’s Golden Rules

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Amid all the hoopla around politicians using #social media platforms to engage voters, the Obama and Romney campaigns are still employing a stalwart communication tool: #email. The problem, however, is that both campaigns constantly break the golden rules of email, to the frustration of many. What’s This About? First, there are the subject lines, which […]

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DNC’s Twitter Victory Not Won on Level Playing Field

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Michelle Obama’s ability to inspire nearly twice as many tweets per minute as Republican nominee #Mitt Romney during her Democratic National Convention speech Tuesday night may have been due to more than being “personal and real.” The first lady had a home turf advantage. Democrats are significantly more likely than Republicans or independents to say […]

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Ustream and Video the Vote Encourage Voters to Film Election Day Injustice

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All you need is a smartphone and an eye for injustice to help protect democracy. Video the Vote is collaborating with #Ustream in a nationwide project aiming to get video documentation of any examples of voter suppression and disenfranchisement on Election Day 2012. Video the Vote formed in 2006 in response to what it calls […]

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Who’s Making Money Off Big Bird?

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Looks like Sesame Street‘s resident therapist is going to have a great Christmas. Comic written by Larry Lambert, illustrated by Jerry King. More Comics From Jerry King Don’t Invite FBI Agents to the Summer BBQ Unfortunately, FBI agents have a hard time distinguishing between types of grilling. Comic written by Larry Lambert Tarzan and Vine […]

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Is Wikipedia the Key to Predicting Mitt Romney’s VP?

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Wikipedia might be the key to predicting Mitt Romney’s pick for a running mate as the political world scrambles to figure out his nominee before the campaign’s official announcement, according to a new report. Sarah Palin and Joe Biden, 2008’s VP nominees, both saw a considerable spike in the number of edits made to their […]

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10% of Presidential Debate Watchers Used a ‘Second Screen’

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This year’s election cycle might be the most digital and social media-dominated one in the history of presidential elections. But when we want to follow debates, we still rely on the good old box in the living room — our TV. That’s the main takeaway of a newly-released report by the Pew Research Center for […]

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Did Nate Silver Let Twitter Get Under His Skin?

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It was shaping up to be a classic ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ scenario. In one corner, we had #Nate Silver, the stats whiz whose algorithmic models have correctly called everything from baseball rankings to the 2008 and 2010 elections. In the other, a pundit class with little on their side other than gut feelings and […]

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