Topic: mitt romney

HR Mistake Of The Week: The Guy Who’s Firing All His Employees Because Obama Won

HR Mistake Of The Week: The Guy Whoâs Firing All His Employees Because Obama Won

So it goes after every election, the losing side of Tuesday’s contests have had to eat a lot of crow this week. Conservative pollsters who predicted a Mitt Romney landslide had to admit they were way off. (“Nate Silver was right, and I was wrong,” one said yesterday.) Others just had to admit they were disappointed. And then there’s the guy who vowed to fire all his employees if President Obama won re-election. More »

My Election Obsession Is Getting In The Way Of My Work

My Election Obsession Is Getting In The Way Of My Work

There’s an election today, have you heard? If you haven’t, this post is not for you. This post is for those of us who are refreshing FiveThirtyEight every 45 seconds to see if any new polls have come out, hopping over to Twitter to read dispatches from political reporters and pundits all over the country, and then hopping over to Facebook to post passive aggressive comments directed at our Gary Johnson-supporting cousins. In other words, those of us who mayyyybe haven’t been “working” on our “jobs” quite as hard as we could have been lately. More »

Wild Card: Women Can Still Change This Election Outcome

Wild Card: Women Can Still Change This Election Outcome

Women have always been one of the biggest groups of supporters in President Obama’s corner. In 2008, women supported Obama 56% compared to John McCain’s 43%, according to Reuters. But this time around, the president’s hold on female voters isn’t as strong, and the floundering support has the potential to be the difference between a second term for Obama and a first term for Romney. More »

10 Female Celebs Who Show Big Support For President Obama

10 Female Celebs Who Show Big Support For President Obama

Supporting President Obama for re-election seems to be the hip thing to do in Hollywood, especially among women. Some of the most prominent female celebrities have publicly voiced their support for Obama in this year’s election. Whether they do it officially through a campaign PSA, or not so officially through a not so subtle fashion statement like Katy Perry, famous women have been voicing their opinion left and right, well, mostly left. More »

Lena Dunham PSA For Obama: ‘Your First Time Shouldn’t Be With Just Anybody’

Lena Dunham PSA For Obama: 'Your First Time Shouldnât Be With Just Anybody'

Girls is several months away from returning to the airwaves, but Lena Dunham is making headlines and raising eyebrows today with a new PSA for President Obama’s re-election campaign. The ad opens with Dunham looking into the camera and saying, “Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody. You want to do it with a great guy.” She’s talking about voting! It’s cute. Click through to watch the video. More »

Presenting The Grindstone’s Election 2012 Masks For Lazy Halloweeners

Presenting The Grindstone's Election 2012 Masks For Lazy Halloweeners

You have probably been so busy this fall watching the Presidential and Vice Presidential elections that you forgot to come up with a Halloween costume. Well, don’t worry. The Grindstone has taken your favorite players from the debates and turned them into easy, realistic masks that you can wear on the big day! From Obama to Candy to Big Bird! We’ve got them all and if you click on them and print them out, you can wear them! Take a look!
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