Senator Kelly Ayotte’s Non-Endorsement Endorsement Of Donald Trump

Senator Kelly Ayotte has refused to endorse a candidate in the contest for the Republican nomination — at least officially. But a month before last night’s primary, Ayotte all but gave her stamp of approval to Donald Trump in a radio interview with New Hampshire Today.

Here’s the transcript:

Jack Heath: Are you ruling out a Republican presidential endorsement? Or keeping an open mind?

Kelly Ayotte: I’m always keeping an open mind on something so important, Jack. But again, I think what really matters is who really is resonating with the people of New Hampshire and working hard at earning their vote and answering the tough questions. I think that will become clear on February 9th.

At the time of the interview, a CNN/WMUR poll had Trump winning in the state by 20 points — just like he did last night. While many pundits have said a Trump nomination would […]

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#Marcomentum Gives Way To Blown Expectations In NH

After a horrible debate and subsequent three days during which Marco Rubio revealed himself to be a robotic politician with nothing to offer but canned talking points, RubioBot spent the past twentyfour hours doing damage control. Working hard to lower expectations heading into tonight, Rubio floated worst-case scenarios, despite offering assurances that “We’re going to finish strong here.”

But that was all far too little, far too late.  Team Marco went public with its second-place Granite State aspirations last month, when it leaked its so-called “3-2-1 Plan.” Since then, Rubio’s campaign has continued to hype up New Hampshire #Marcomentum, even spinning his third-place loss in Iowa as a “win” that would propel him to a second-place “victory” tonight.

That kind of spin isn’t possible this time around. There’s no way to frame Rubio’s failure to meet even his own lowered expectations as a win. Here’s the truth: Rubio came up […]

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Trump Wins, But The GOP Loses

Donald Trump just proved he’s the real deal — and that’s bad news for the Republican establishment. The GOP’s big donors and establishment types have for months been in denial about the base’s very-real enthusiasm for Trump, insisting that he’d never be able to turn out his voters and pull of a win.

Tonight brings real votes, not just polling numbers, officially confirming that the GOP is the Party of Trump. Xenophobic, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric and policies are what got Trump the win tonight — and they define what the Republican Party has now officially become.

Here’s what Trump’s win stands for — it’s a GOP commitment to:

Xenophobic fearmongering;

Hawkish and amateurish foreign policy;

Hardline opposition to a pathway to citizenship;

Tax plans that disproportionately boost the top 1%;

Climate change denial;

Anti-choice opposition to funding women’s health programs; and,

Refusals to give […]

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💰🎭For Mardi Gras, AB21 Presents the Krewe of Fat Cats🎭 💰

Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday“, is a time of excess, revelry, and celebration. These GOP Senators are backing special interests all year long, but today AB21 wanted to make sure they got the proper roll out on their Krewe of Fat Cats. The Senate GOP “throws” include votes to fill the pockets of Wall Street, chaos in financial markets, and knocking down the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

While the middle-class suffers, expect a full on second line from these Senate GOPers as they celebrate with Wall Street campaign cash and the Koch brothers:  Kelly Ayotte, Rob Portman, Pat Toomey, Joe Heck, Mark Kirk, Richard Burr, Roy Blunt, and John Boozman.

New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte has received nearly $1 million from the securities and investment industry. Ayotte has also received more than $1 million in support from the Koch group Americans for Prosperity. In 2015, Ayotte voted against an amendment that would have helped protect consumers from […]

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VIDEO: Domo Arigato, Marco Roboto

With all the anti-robot hate Marco Rub.10 started getting after the shocking revelation that he’s more machine than man, American Bridge sent two robots, Marco Roboto and the Rubio Talking Point 3000, to New Hampshire to help their glitching, automated brother stay on message.

To no avail, RubioBot had another embarrassing looped-talking-points incident at a Monday night rally, awkwardly echoing the same prepared line multiple times within two paragraphs of the same speech.

So far, Marco Roboto and the Rubio Talking Point 3000 have been unable to help Rubio come up with any career accomplishments or excuses for his absenteeism — and he’s is still unable to convincingly emulate human spontaneity or emotion — but our two robots on the ground aren’t giving up.

Watch “Domo Arigato, Marco Roboto” here:

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Watch Rubiobot Stop When He Realizes He Repeated Himself AGAIN

Don’t take out word for it, watch the video:

And here’s the transcript:  

“We are taking our message to families that are struggling to raise their children in the 21st century because as you saw Jeanette and I are raising our four children in the 21st century and we know how hard it’s become to instill our values in our kids instead of the values they try to ram down our throats.  

“In the 21st century it’s become harder than ever to instill in your children the values they teach in our homes and our church instead of the values they try to ram down our [long pause as he realizes he just said this exact line] throats in the moves and music and popular culture.”

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