Worse Than We Thought

Posted on November 23, 2011
Every week, we reach the conclusion that we’ve seen the full extent of Herman Cain’s ridiculousness, and every week he proves us wrong.
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You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

Posted on November 16, 2011
It may be hard to believe at this point, but we promise that Herman Cain is not being paid by the Countdown team to provide us with material; he really is behaving this absurdly entirely on his own (pinky swear).
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When Politics Malfunction

Posted on November 08, 2011
President Perry’s solution to illegal immigration will be to personally patrol the border in his pickup truck
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Countdown: Grab Your Joystick, It’s Campaign Season

Posted on October 13, 2011
The Huffington Post suggests there is a good chance Herman Cain got his "999" tax plan from a video game. Let’s hope none of the candidates are playing Mortal Kombat when they’re trying to decide which interrogation techniques are appropriate for detainees.
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Countdown: Vol. 10, No. 17

Posted on October 05, 2011
Joe Lieberman (I-CT) just became the first U.S. Senator to call for a no-fly zone over Syria. What makes this proposition complicated is that a no-fly zone would have to entail “attacks on Syrian military assets” in order to make the measure enforceable. This comes only a day after media reports indicated that the Syrian government had warned it would respond to any foreign military action against it with “hundreds of rockets and missiles” on major Israeli cities, including Tel Aviv.
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Countdown: Vol. 10, No. 16

Posted on September 28, 2011
Bluntness is a common condition among former politicians, and President Clinton seems to have caught this particular strain of it from President Carter. Current Politicians who are busy worrying about reelection are not susceptible to this strain.
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Countdown: Vol. 10, No. 15

Posted on September 20, 2011
With an approval rating of 12%, maybe Congress feels it doesn’t have any credibility to squander in the first place, but as AAI President Jim Zogby noted recently, the US cannot afford to take yet another hit in Arab public opinion after having vetoed the settlements resolution in the midst of the Arab spring.
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