ComPost: Election


Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/30/2013

This 2016 (and 2020 and 2060) speculation is getting out of hand

And the 2040 speculation. And the 2072 speculation.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, election

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Some things we did not learn from election 2012

Short summary of story

By MEliss  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Obama

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 05/16/2012

After Americans Elect, it’s Third Party time

The candidate we deserve.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:35 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Keith Judd takes 41 percent of West Virginia Democrat votes — for he’s a jolly good felon

Texas convict takes 41 percent of West Virginia Democratic votes.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:14 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, Election

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Romney vs. Obama — the merchandise

Would you like a grill spatula?

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:38 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Forward, eh, Obama campaign?

And other bad slogans.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, Election 2012

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Ron Paul, the video game, and other election-year games

And other game concepts.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:56 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 12:16 AM ET, 03/14/2012

The GOP’s little big night in Mississippi and Alabama

I think we’re confusing size and duration again.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:16 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/13/2012

In defense of the teleprompter

It’s doing its best.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:20 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, teleprompter

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Barack Obama is Muslim? And the Time Traveler vote.

It makes sense to me.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:08 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 01:19 AM ET, 03/07/2012

GOP Primaries — not Super, just Tuesday

A good night for Mama Rose Gingrich and nobody else.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:19 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 03/06/2012

No sex please, we’re Republicans

Laurens County, SC’s purity pledge.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:45 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election, sex

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 03/06/2012

What were the Super Tuesday candidates thinking?

A retrospective gallery

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:08 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Santorum’s snobbish war on snobs

There’s more than one kind of snobbery.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:21 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santorum, Election, Obama

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 02/22/2012

The last GOP debate?

If this is not the beginning of the end, it is at least the end of the beginning.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:53 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Mitt Romney and the ‘electable’ curse

The worst thing you can call a candidate.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:46 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney, Santorum, election

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Other things with stronger bases of support than Mitt Romney

A handy chart.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney, Santorum, election, Gingrich

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Rick Santorum takes the lead

Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, santorum

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Topical 2012 Valentines

The only lines you’ll ever need to cure your electile dysfunction.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:06 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, Valentines

Posted at 01:08 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Rick Santorum, beyond the sweater

Maybe Mitt should try a vest.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:08 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney, Santorum, Election

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 02/07/2012

President Obama, not-so-super PAC Man

More speech is always better, as Colbert says.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:15 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, election

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Michele Bachmann was perfect, said Bachmann

It’s good that someone still believes in her.

By Alexandra Petri  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election, Bachmann

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Mitt Romney ad’s quote problem

Get Rick Perry’s ad guy in here

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Mitt Romney, oy

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Newt Gingrich vs. Mitt Romney: A side-by-side comparison

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:41 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Election 2012