November 7, 2012 Archives

November 7, 2012 Archives

Stephanopoulos Predicts Possible Civil War Among Republicans

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos talks what President Obama's re-election means for the country on "World News" with Diane Sawyer. DIANE SAWYER, ABC NEWS: So give me your bottom line on the Republicans now. We talked about the soul-searching, what do they do next? GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Soul-searching, perhaps a civil war. You've got to look a

Dennis Miller Reacts To Romney Losing Election, America Under Obama

"I want to say that I have met Romney. Folks, I know a lot of you have been convinced out there that this guy is the problem with America. He's not. He's a very good man, he cares greatly about this country," Dennis Miller said on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight. "He's a great patriot," Miller said. "I know that that side is going to paint him as

Krauthammer Gives Election Post-Mortem: GOP Needs To Be Open To Amnesty

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Bill [Kristol] is right, you don't go after them the way that the president did. He did successfully, but with a pander to every constituency. What you do is make the case for free markets, less regulation, et cetera, and you show people how thats done. I think this panicked idea that somehow the Republicans are now a party of

Coulter On Loss: Wrong To Blame Romney Like He Was John McCain

"The laws of elections were violated," columnist and author Ann Coulter said in her explanation about why Romney lost on "Hannity" tonight. "There was one rule of elections that I had forgotten and I shouldn't have and that is it's very hard to take out an incumbent. That was, as many, many people remember why I abandoned Romney and ran off with Ch

Mark Levin Gives "Unvarnished Truth" On Romney Loss

Mark Levin passionately defends conservatism and analyzes last night's election in the opening monologue of the Wednesday broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio program. Here's a partial transcript of Levin's opening remarks: MARK LEVIN: We conservatives, we do not accept bipartisanship in the pursuit of tyranny. Period. We wil

Maher: "Last Night Was A Victory For Pot, For Gay Marriage And For Math"

HBO's Bill Maher opines on President Obama's winning a second term and other ballot issues on MSNBC's "Hardball" with Chris Matthews. Maher also weighed in on changing demographics, ObamaCare and "the bubble" he claims conservatives live in. "Last night was a victory for pot, for gay marriage and for math. You know, these people have denied fact

Richardson: A Latino Will Be On GOP Ticket Next Presidential Election

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and Current TV's "Say Anything!" host Joy Behar discuss the importance of the Latino vote in securing President Obama's re-election and whether the Republicans can win without a Latino on the ticket.

Chris Matthews Apologizes For Saying He Was "Glad" For Hurricane Sandy

MSNBC's Chris Matthews, at the top of his show "Hardball" on Wednesday, apologized for saying he was "glad" for Hurricane Sandy. CHRIS MATTHEWS: I was on last night for ten hours straight from 5:00 in the evening till 3:00 i

Rush Limbaugh: In A Nation Of Children, Santa Claus Wins

RUSH LIMBAUGH: Now, everybody is jumping on Romney's chain today, getting in his chili. Look, he may have not been the most optimal candidate, but he's a fine man. He would have been great for this country. Mitt Romney and his family would have been the essence of exactly what this country needs. But what was Romney's recipe? Romney's recipe wa

Boehner To Obama On Tax Reform: "This Is Your Moment"

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today discussed the fiscal cliff, and the need for both parties to find common ground and take steps together to help our economy grow and create jobs, which is critical to solving our debt. "Mr. President, this is your moment," Boehner told reporters, speaking about the fiscal cliff that will hit in January. "W

Dick Morris Explains Why His Landslide Prediction Was Wrong

DICK MORRIS: I think that the reason the prediction I made was wrong, is that I was criticizing the polling because I said that it reflected the same turn out model as there was in 2008. And I said I thought that was one-off a pair, that it would not continue and that was not going to be the permanent turnout model for the United States. And I was

Peter Schiff On Election: You Can't Fix Stupid, But You Can Buy It For $8 Billion

Peter Schiff: "President Obama won because he promised to steal more things from the people who didn't vote for him and give what he stole to the people who did vote for him. Because that's basically what an election is, right? An advanced auction on the sale of stolen goods. And there were more people who thought that Obama would steal for them

Behar Bets On Obama, Wins Thousands In Vegas And Donates Money To Charity

"Say Anything!" host Joy Behar checks back in with politician and Las Vegas oddsmaker Wayne Allyn Root to collect $2,000 on her winning bet following Pres. Barack Obama's Election Day victory over Mitt Romney. Behar ups the ante with her own donation of $4,000 to Long Island food bank Island Harvest to help with superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.

Bashir: Mitt Romney's America Doesn't Exist; Hate Lost Last Night

MSNBC: Martin Bashir details the two lessons from President Obama’s trouncing of Mitt Romney – 1) the America Mitt Romney wanted to lead doesn’t exist, thankfully, and 2) Hate lost the election.

Coulter, Ingraham Debate How Romney Lost The Election

ANN COULTER: I think Romney ran just on his own force of will, a magnificent campaign. I think he was the perfect candidate. LAURA INGRAHAM: Are you kidding me? You think he ran a magnificent campaign? COULTER: Yes. INGRAHAM: On what basis are you saying that? He got his clock cleaned. How did he run a magnificent campaign, Ann? I can’t

Dick Morris: "I Goofed" And "Was Wrong" To Make Romney Prediction

"I thought Obama would be buried in a landslide, instead I’ve been in a bit of a mudslide on my face. Sorry about that. I was wrong," Dick Morris said in a video posted on his website today, the day after the presidential election.

Chris Matthews: "I'm So Glad We Had That Storm Last Week"

CHRIS MATTHEWS: I am so proud of the country. To reelect this president and overcoming -- not because of the partisanship or even the policies. Here's an African-American guy with an unusual background -- part immigrant background, part African-American background -- with all this assault on him from day one. From Mitch McConnell, from the clowns o

President Obama Addresses Supporters After Winning Second Term

President Barack Obama addresses his supporters in Chicago after being re-elected president of the United States. OBAMA: Now, we will disagree, sometimes fiercely, about how to get there. As it has for more than two centuries, progress will come in fits and starts. It's not always a straight line. It's not always a smooth path. By

Romney Delivers Concession Speech After Obama Wins Second Term

Mitt Romney officially conceded defeat to President Obama early on Wednesday after a long and close presidential race. "Paul [Ryan] and I have left everything on the field … we have given our all to this campaign," he said, adding, “I so wish I had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead this country in a different direction,” Romney told

Maddow: Reelection Ensures Obama Has Consequential Presidency

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow explains why, with President Barack Obama’s reelection, his accomplishments in terms of civil rights, economic policy and health reform won’t be dialed back.

David Gergen: Obama's Win Shows Desire For Moderation

DAVID GERGEN: My interpretation of a lot of this data is that there were an awful lot of people that voted that would like to see more moderation in our politics. The moderates were the largest self-identified among the left and the right.

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