Still Shocked & Awed That Mittens Romney Lost?

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The city has enlisted the help of a nationally known financial consulting group to help bring the unfunded liability of Lexington’s police and fire pension fund under control. [H-L]

Republicans across the country were shellshocked as President Barack Obama defeated Mittens Romney in Tuesday’s presidential election, finishing the race with 332 electoral votes and winning every battleground state except for North Carolina. [HuffPo]

You should watch Comment on Kentucky tonight because Ronnie Ellis will be on! 8:00 P.M. Eastern. Other scheduled guests: Ryan Alessi and Linda Blackford. [KET]

It’s probably a good idea for you to check out a bunch of white people mourning Mittens Romney. [Click the Clicky]

Nationally, Democrats are giddy and Republicans chastened. But in Kentucky, the reverse is true. [Ronnie Ellis]

Here’s a glorious list of all the people you should be using as write-in candidates in Kentucky races. [Wonkette]

Nearly 200 authors, artists and illustrators are participating in this weekend’s 31st annual Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort. [WKYT]

You can’t even be involved in a domestic dispute in Fleming County these days without being shot by the po-leece. [H-L]

Mittens Romney could have easily won the presidential election if he and his party had realized that they were turning people off, according to Matt Taibbi. “If they were self-aware at all, Mittens Romney would probably be president right now,” Taibbi wrote in a blog post for Rolling Stone late Thursday. [HuffPo]

Kentucky needs a statewide search and rescue team that can respond more quickly to natural and other disasters, fire officials from Louisville and Lexington told state lawmakers. [WFPL]

Senate Democrats did more than just expand their majority for the 113th Congress on Tuesday; they also inoculated themselves against a very tough map in 2014. [WaPo]

State Police said Friday they are appealing to the public for information on the four-year anniversary of the murder of a Shelby County man. [WLEX18]

President Obama and the House speaker, John A. Boehner, circled each other warily on Friday, defending their competing approaches for resolving the budget impasse even as both professed their willingness to reach common ground. [NY Times]

1 thought on “Still Shocked & Awed That Mittens Romney Lost?

  1. “The Death of Traditional Amurka”

    Bob White: “I can’t believe what has happened to our traditional Amurka.”

    Belle White: “It’s a tragedy for all us white people.”

    Bob: “Yeah, now our dominant rule is a question mark we used to take for granted.”

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