Ed Driscoll

An Election Day Video Trip Down Memory Lane

“This is not an election on November 2. This is a restraining order,” P.J. O’Rourke wrote last week. If you need any more incentive to vote today, perhaps these clips will help:

Who Are You? Who Are You?

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“This is my town hall meeting for you. And you’re not going to tell me how to run my congressional office:”

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“N-Word. 15 times:”

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So, how do you create a job?

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Bonus video: Dick Blumenthal’s Full Dinner Jacket:

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That’s right — you tell your constituents that you’re the boss!

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“This is not bulls***, this is what I’ve been doing!”

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Time magazine works hard at rebuilding its subscriber base:

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Helen Thomas builds outreach:

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“Crazed Democrats in Virginia attack opponents, throw signs:”

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Steve Cohen (D-TN) thinks you look smashing in white:

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The peasants are revolting — they stink on ice!

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In the clearing stands a ma’am:

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You’re face to face, with the man who sold the world:

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As Noemie Emery recently wrote, “This meritocracy has created an ‘elite’ without merit. In everyone’s eyes but its own:”

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Legislation is like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’ll find inside:

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And from January, after Scott Brown’s victory, a reminder from top political pundit Roger Ebert about the importance of the two party system:

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In February of 2009, Newsweek proclaimed:

First read this, then prove them wrong today.

In other words, hit it.