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ComPost: November, 2011

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Sing it, Herman Cain!

He looked beyond my faults.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Herman Cain

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Rick Perry, drunk? No! Get me some of Rick Perry’s passion!

Or Steve Tyler’s sobriety.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:41 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Herman Cain’s sexual harassment scandal that wasn’t

“Have YOU ever been accused of sexual harassment?”

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Herman Cain

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Mitt Romney flops on climate change

Says we don’t know what causes it

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:45 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, GOP 2012

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Herman Cain’s ‘Vote For the Worst’ surge

Vote for the worst?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Herman Cain, GOP 2012

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 10/27/2011

If Rick Perry can’t stand the debate heat, he should stay in the kitchen

Don’t pull out just yet.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:35 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Gene Weingarten is wrong about bacon-cats and journalism

This is actually a Good Thing, regardless of what Gene Weingarten says.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Top ten topical Halloween costumes for 2011

Offensive Ranch?

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:45 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Halloween, winning

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Rick Perry’s shovel-ready birtherism

Will they never end?

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:58 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Birtherism, Rick Perry, shovel-ready

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Why congressional approval has hit single digits

Single-digit approval rating

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:20 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, oy

Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Herman Cain’s ad — so wrong it’s right

This is the greatest thing of all time.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:32 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Herman Cain, GOP 2012, YES

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Demon soda corrupting the youth

Get it away from me!

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:19 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Netflix — I told you so

Great success recently, give or take 800,000 customers.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Netflix, oops

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Rick Perry’s distractive birther language

We’re misunderestimating him.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:16 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 10/21/2011

MC Hammer’s great idea — WireDoo, the new Google

It’s like Google, but — different.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:44 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MC Hammer, Google, ah, the 90s

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Marco Rubio’s truer-than-true story

Was he gaining points or just trying to fit in?

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:50 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, oops

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/20/2011

College Board reveals the real Occupy Wall Street problem

College Board gives a real cause to the cause.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kids these days, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Gaddafi? Qadafi? Qaddafy? The possible end of the unspellable man.

Gaddafi ... er, Qaddhafi ... uh, Qadafy

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Harold Camping’s Snooze Button Apocalypse

Prepare ye!

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:43 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apocalypse, Harold Camping

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Mitt Romney’s wrong right answer on religion

He was exactly right, and it might hurt.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, GOP 2012, religion

Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Vegas, Baby! GOP Debate as Reality TV

The race goes to the loudest

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:03 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Vegas, reality tv

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Whose GOP debate is it anyway? Las Vegas edition

Hey, it’s Anderson Cooper!

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:22 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, oy, debates

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Winston Churchill approve of Twitter? Fat chance.

I doubt it.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:48 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/18/2011

The one thing the Occupy Wall Street protesters don’t want

The 53 percent are wrong.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, the 53 percent

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Herman Cain should be the next president

We can’t top this.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Occupy Wall Street’s ’60s envy

Anyone got flowers for my hair?

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:37 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, the sixties

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/14/2011

It’s not easy being the Inevitable Mitt Romney

Death. Taxes. Mitt Romney.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Mitt Romney

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Scott Brown’s plagiarized value statement

Of all the things to plagiarize

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  oops

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 10/13/2011

How Steve Jobs became a saint — the new monoculture

The Steve Jobs rule

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:50 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Jobs, technology, religion

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/13/2011

The irony of Occupy Wall Street

Is this a hipster movement?

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, kids these days

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Dear BlackBerry, about that outage . . .

This is embarrassing for everyone.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:45 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  technology, oy, blackberry

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 10/12/2011

After the Republican debate, how will the 99 percent vote?

The same way 99 percent of the people do anything.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:40 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, GOP 2012, Obama

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Just nominate Mitt Romney, already

This is almost embarrassing.

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:13 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Of course Rick Perry won’t disavow Jeffress’s Romney cult comments

Amazingly, we do care about this.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:44 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, religion, GOP 2012

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/11/2011

The real problem with Herman Cain

The mustached rider.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Herman Cain, GOP 2012, mustaches

Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Romney vs. Romney — Perry’s new ad and the magic of editing

Some judicious editing does the trick.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:40 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 10/10/2011

How not to occupy the street — Patrick Howley versus story-truth

Here’s what should be happening

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:17 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, kids these days, oy

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Put the Columbus back in Columbus Day!

Why are we so down on the guy?

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:19 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Lawrence O’ Donnell and Herman Cain — missed opportunities

Where do you go from here?

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:17 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2012, Herman Cain, oy

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Is Occupy Wall Street a first-world problem?

What do you do with a BA in English?

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Preoccupy DC

The revolution will not be organized

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:15 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, kids these days

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Steve Jobs, Westboro Baptist, iPhones and iRony

If it be a sin to covet Apple, I am the most offending soul alive.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:43 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Jobs, Apple, oy

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Occupy Sesame Street

When the recession comes for the muppets, it’s real.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:36 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, kids these days

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Rick Perry’s $17 million: A good deal to keep the show going

Now we’re just haggling on price

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 10/04/2011

To iPhone’s Siri, with love

Rise of the machines.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:26 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Chris Christie not running! And other not-breaking news

This is news now?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christie, GOP 2012, oy

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Hank Williams, Jr., golfing with Hitler

Hank Williams, Jr, dropping was wrong

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:42 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:54 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Chris Christie’s weight, the elephant in the room

Perhaps we’ll get a presidential candidate who looks like us

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:54 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, GOP 2012, oy

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Rick Perry’s ranch dressing down

What’s in a name?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, GOP 2012, oy

 

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