That’s your kissing face? You’re kidding me!
On Election Night in 2012, when it was clear Republicans would comfortably hold onto the House despite winning 1.4 million fewer votes than Democrats in House races, Democrats took pride in a different statistic: For the first time ever, women and minorities would compose a majority — 53 percent — of their caucus. Meanwhile, the share of women and minorities in the GOP House conference went down, from 14 percent to 11 percent.
—The GOP is the party of straight White men: The “Diversity Gap” in the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives is getting even worse (via odinsblog)
Dear diary, my teen-angst bullshit now has a body count.