Mitt Romney

  • Film

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher: "Illegals" Were Paid To Steal 2012 Presidential Election For Barack Obama

    Cheap tequila on the Kookville Express must have been free flowing as tipsy conductor Dana Rohrabacher pulled into the Costa Mesa train station on Dec. 6 to pen another wild, late night Twitter rant.Republicans like to claim they despise class warfare, but Orange County's senior career politici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Newt Gingrich, "Wrong" and "Dumbfounded," Stumbling into Nixon Library

    A "wrong" and "dumbfounded" Newt Gingrich is coming to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda later this month. The former House speaker and 2012 candidate for the GOP presidential nomination used those adjectives to describe his pre-election prediction that Mitt Romney wou ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2012

    'We Will Live to Fight Again'

    Election Day dispatches from around the county

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Is Funny Man Rob Schneider the Most Republican Comic Ever?

    For someone who has made a living out of joking around, when it comes to Rob Schneider's politics and this election, he is pretty serious about his views. And while it would be safe to say that most comedians lean towards the liberal side, Schneider isn't shy about saying he's a  Romney support ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Five Best Songs on Mitt Romney's Campaign Playlist

    It's Election Day and that means not only will millions of Americans be making their way to voting booths in order to participate in our great democracy, but chances are they'll first have to work through that dreaded pre-election anxiety as the fateful hour draws closer. What better way to pass the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Gustavo's Mother, the Assimilated Voter

    My ballot cast for Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson this year wasn't the first time I've voted Libertarian. The Republican and Democratic parties in Orange County are so fetid that I've split my votes between Green and Libertarian Party candidates (with the occasional bone tossed to the Peac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    (in race for scariest presidential pumpkin head)

    Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has defeated President Barack Obama by 17 votes . . .. . . in the Orange County Market Place election for scariest presidential pumpkin head.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Gary Johnson's Presidential Campaign Hits Fullerton This Morning

    Gary Johnson, the presidential candidate both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama fear, is scheduled to appear for a campaign rally this morning at Cal State Fullerton.According to his campaign website, Johnson--the Libertarian Party candidate who is running for the White House with Orange County's ex-Supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Voter Registration Deadline in OC is Midnight For the Nov. 6 Election

    Tick tock.Citizens anxious to boot President Barack Obama from the White House (or to keep Mitt Romney out of it), but haven't yet registered to vote for the Nov. 6 election face a midnight deadline today to fill out the necessary, brief paperwork for the Orange County Registrar of Voters.The Obama- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Jillionaire Says Major Lazer Can Free The Universe From Boredom at EDM Shows

    If you've been to a Major Lazer show recently, you realize that their name has become a bit of a misnomer. Not that we're complaining--after an endless summer of EDM shows spent watching one identical laser-light party after the next, it's nice to see a group take a notably different route in their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Obama Gets The Jay-Z Mash-up Treatment With "99 Problems (But Mitt's Not One)"

    With the first round of the 2012 Presidential Debate happening tomorrow, we're sure both President Obama and Mitt Romney are busy stretching, meditating and fishing through their iPods for the perfect hype music to pump them up for talks about domestic policy. So it seems like a good time to share a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    George P. Bush Credits Dad, Uncle, and Grandpa With "Thoughtless Public Service" at Newport Beach Gala

    This past Friday, the Hispanic 100--that group of lovable OC vendidos--held their annual gala at the Balboa Bay Club. I was supposed to go, but had a prior commitment, and it sucks because I was really looking forward to getting drunk with wabs who, unlike my progressive wab friends, have no qualms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    7-Eleven Wants People to Hate You For Your Coffee

    Is it the first Wednesday in November yet? No? What do you mean, we have eight more weeks of this bullshit left?Obviously, plastering your car or truck with self-serving bumper stickers advertising your every belief isn't enough; posting comments anonymously on the Internet doesn't allow you to see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Jenna Jameson's for Mitt Romney But What About These 8 Porn Actresses?

    We mentioned earlier how adult entertainer-turned-Huntington Harbour mom Jenna Jameson and gay pornpressario Michael Lucas are solidly behind (oofa!) Mitt Romney for president, while Ron Jeremy likes, but probably will not vote for, the former Massachusetts governor.Well, we now know how eight other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    [UPDATED with Twitter War:] Jenna Jameson Spreads Her (ahem) Wings for Mitt Romney

    See the update at the end of this post about the Twitter war between Jameson and supporters of President Barack Obama.ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 3, 3:23 P.M.: Retired porn star Jenna Jameson took a break from proclaiming her innocence in her recent DUI crash in Westminster and running around her Huntington ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    [UPDATED with More Delegates Join Revolt:] Is a GOP Goon Squad Intimidating Ron Paul Delegates into Voting Romney at Convention?

    See update at end of this post about 40 more national convention delegates seeking to join the 123 who have filed suit and "hundreds more" possibly ready to do the same. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 13, 12:39 P.M.: The Republican National Committee (RNC) is using violence, intimidation and ballot stuffing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Will Untapped Latinos Sink Mitt Romney?

    You may have missed it on the tele, but apparently Latinos are being counted on to play a huge role in determining who will be elected president in November.To that end, the liberal Center for American Progress is singling out the top 10 states with the most unregistered eligible voters as well a n ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2012

    The Billionaires' Club Gets a Visit From Mitt Romney

    Dropping by for campaign funds, the Republican candidate inspires equal loathing from Occupiers and Tea Partiers

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    [UPDATED with Occupy vs. Tea Party results] Mitt Romney Cruising into Newport Beach For Friday Fundraiser!

    Both Occupy and pro-Ron Paul protesters were on hand outside of the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach for a Mitt Romney fundraiser. Members of Occupy Orange County organized a Billionaires for Mitt Romney demonstration, encouraging participants to dress up and act like the 1%, as Occupy protesters ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Mitt Romney Cruising into Newport Beach For Friday Fundraiser!

    Watch out 99%, a notorious 1 percenter is coming into town...again.  Mitt Romney is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on Friday night, less than three months since his last Orange County fundraiser. According to the Daily Pilot, the Republic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Ron Paul Ends Campaign: Who Wins The Pot Vote?

    It's being widely reported today--including right here on Navel Gazing, like one minute ago--that Ron Paul is bowing out of the 2012 presidential race, or more accurately, ceasing any campaigning in states that have yet to hold their Republican Party primary elections.This is not good news for peopl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    UPDATED: Rick Santorum Backer to Women: Use Aspirin For Birth Control!

    ​[UPDATE: Feb. 17: About half a day after making his controversial remarks, Foster Friess did a second MSNBC interview and said he'd been joking. Doubtful most women are laughing.][ORIGINAL POST, 10:42 a.m., Feb. 16:] On MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports this morning, a major backer to Rick Santorum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Mitt Romney Abandoned for Newt Gingrich by Hispanic Leaders including OC's Miguel Orozco

    ​A Hispanic business and community leader in Santa Ana has joined other Hispanics around the country in signing an open letter to Mitt Romney that essentially accuses the GOP presidential candidate of hypocritically running away from his Mexican heritage. "Our purpose here is to advise you that t ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 26, 2012
  • Columns

    January 19, 2012

    Is Mitt Romney Really Part-Mexican?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And how popular is Mormonism among Mexicans?

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    [UPDATED with Santa Ana Hypocrisy?] "Bain" of Mitt Romney's Existence: Shitty Stewardship of Anaheim Company

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 13, 10:42 A.M.: Even those who question Mitt Romney's commitment to conservatism would agree that, when it comes to business, he has steadfastly advocated in public speeches that government must get out of the way so they can flourish. But now, a second Orange County connection to Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Dana Rohrabacher Endorsement Dooms Mitt Romney's Future

    Rohrabacher: Channeling Miss Cleo again​You know a presidential campaign is desperate when it hails the endorsement of a loony, laughable and little known congressman from Orange County.On Monday, Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) officially endorsed Mitt Romney and instead of prudent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Poll Finds Voters are Biased Against Mormon Candidates But Not Mitt Romney

    ​A new poll by a Santa Ana firm has good news and bad news for Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.The bad news, according to Lawrence Research, is 7-to-15% of voters are biased against Mormon candidates.The good news: specific Mormon candidates, like the former Massachusetts governor, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Is the Register's Martin Wisckol Part of the Liberal Media Campaign to Build Up and Then Tear Down Michele Bachmann?

    ​Is Martin Wisckol one of the liberal media meddlers a right-sided journalism watchdog warned us about?Let us seek the clues in a recent write-up by the Orange County Register political reporter on one Michele Bachmann.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Mormon Fight In Irvine this Weekend!

    No, Mitt Romney and David Archuleta aren't going to be brawling in the Great Park. Even better: This Saturday will bring two prominent local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to debate how much government and religion should mingle. tracy out west / Flickr / Creative Commons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Obama Wins Presidential Election Thanks to Baby Hewie!

    The New York Observer is reporting that Orange County conservative yackmouth Hugh Hewitt unsuccessfully tried to sell a book proposal involving Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin. We'd usually laugh at any Baby Hewie gaffe--the proposed title was How Sarah Palin Won the Election ... and S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Romney Drops Out, Cites Rick Warren Badly; Baby Hewie Cries

    In Mitt Romney's rambling, scary speech announcing he's dropping out of the Republican presidential campaign, the flip-flopper uttered this curious line: Americans love God, and those who don’t have faith, typically believe in something greater than themselves—a “Purpose Driven Life.” Wait ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    A Bluer Shade of Orange

    The raw vote totals in OC tell the real—and really amazing—story of Super Tuesday

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    OC Vote: Final count

    Well, the votes from all 2076 precincts have been tallied. No huge surprises, but here are the final numbers in the presidential race: Democrats:Hillary ClintonBarack ObamaVote Count: 141,668Vote Count: 96,967 55.47.9% Republicans:John McCainMitt Romney Vote Count: 117,333Vote Count: 109,877 39.77. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Romney:Reagan = Hewitt:Smart

    Our beloved local conservative loudmouth Hugh Hewitt has spent the last half-year ranting about how Republican presidential candidate (and subject of his most-recent book) Mitt Romney is the next coming of Ronald Reagan to the point of nausea and idiocy. "Romney has reassembled the Reagan coalitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Baby Hewie Also Pollyanna

    As Mitt Romney goes down in defeat after crushing defeat, Hugh Hewitt desperately continues to spin for his book subject by focusing on. . .the small margin of victory by which John McCain will win his home state of Arizona. "Given the Rush blast, the Dobson declaration, and Huck's strength in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    If You Need Any More Reason To Oppose Mitt Romney...

    ...You have it here: Orange County's most notorious racialst, Martin Millard, has officially endorsed the Mitt. Even Ron Paul can't boast of such wacky supporter credentials, unless one of his notorious newsletters ruminated about the difference in vaginas of women from various ethnicities.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    When Your Candidate is Decimated, What's One to Do?

    Spin, of course! And that's exactly what Hugh Hewitt is doing. Despite his book boy Mitt Romney getting slammed tonight from the moderate wing by John McCain and by the right via the suddenly resurgent Mike Huckabee, Baby Hewie continues to insist there's hope for Mitt. All he can muster is that R ... More >>

  • Features

    January 24, 2008


    Who are the OC players who contributed to the 2008 presidential candidates?

  • Columns

    January 10, 2008

    ¡Ask a Mexican!®

    'The more Mexicans who come to this country, the better'

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    Hugh Hewitt and His "Attempted Coup"

    Nothing is more schadenfreude than seeing a self-righteous loudmouth get schooled, and that's what's happening with Hugh Hewitt as we speak. His guy Mitt Romney lost the Iowa caucus yesterday despite spending mucho dinero. Baby Hughie will be on the radio in a bit--in the meanwhile, he's blogging li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2007

    Hugh Hewitt Announces Most Anticlimactic Announcement Ever

    Over the weekend, Orange County's own nationally syndicated yack-mouth Hugh Hewitt announced what everyone who follows the fool already knew: He'll be voting for Mitt Romney in California's Republican primary. Even crazier, Baby Hughie spouted off this gem: We need another Reagan. I think that is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2007

    Why Does Hugh Hewitt Spin for a Liar?

    Heard about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's claim that his father marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 1960s? The Boston Phoenix rips apart that claim nicely, then Hugh Hewitt tries to provide cover for his book boy--but it's just not enough.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises: All Big Money Issue!

    Yet Another USC Criminal: Laguna Beach billionaire Igor Olenicoff has pleaded guilty in a massive tax fraud scheme involving $346 million and Bahama bank accounts. A product of USC after fleeing the Soviet Union and Iran, Olenicoff lied to the IRS about the existence of the off shore accounts. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises: No Sex in Uniform

    Democratic Money Man Sued in OC: Norman Hsu's legal woes continued to mount with a new civil lawsuit filed by Orange County investors who claim the Hillary Clinton fund raiser operated a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme with political overtones. A story in the Times by Robin Fields, Dan Morain and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    Mitt Romney's a comin'!

    Former Massachusetts governor and current presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be at Chapman University on Sunday to participate in a forum called, "Ask Mitt Anything!" Anything, huh? Y'know, Romney's an interesting critter in the ever-more-frayed-and-teetering Republican big tent. He's a "Perso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Pricey Morning in America

    Mitt Romney may like him some outdoor barbecue and bouncy houses, but it seems that Rudy Giuliani prefers breakfast as his OC fund-raising venue. However, those eggs and bacon will cost you -- got $2,300 or more? Want to blow it all on a photo op with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Frontrunner? Then get your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2007

    Catching Mitt

    Hey parents! Want to pay a couple hundred smackers to bring the family out to meet a guy who has no hope of becoming president? And never mind that -- could anything be more appealing than a barbecue hosted by a guy who not only won't touch alcohol, but doesn't even approve of caffeine? That's righ ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

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