Category Archives: My Campaign

Not watching

“Are you watching the convention?,” my Republican father-in-law asked me yesterday. “No,” I replied. “My heart’s just not in politics anymore.” Ever since that son of a bitch Romney chose Paul Ryan over me, I haven’t been following the race. … Continue reading

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Overlooked

Mitt Romney, as you know by now, did not choose me to be his vice president. This was a disappointment, as you might imagine, but I am taking this opportunity to spend more time with my family. I wish the … Continue reading

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When every woman looks like Pretty Woman

My grandfather once told me that all male-female romantic relationships are a form of prostitution. He had a point: “Your wife might say to you, ‘I’ll have sex with you–if you do these dishes first.’ The man is trading something … Continue reading

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“Let me present to you the next Vice President of the United States!”

Mitt Romney is vetting me to be his Vice President. I don’t want to brag or anything, but I have it in the bag. Those of you who know me as a liberal (even a–gasp!–borderline socialist) are probably wondering why … Continue reading

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Chasing my dream

In April 1998, I attended the Washington Journalism Conference, a week-long seminar for high-school students interested in journalism. I was 17, and it was my first trip to Washington, D.C. By sheer coincidence, it happened to be during the Clinton-Lewinsky … Continue reading

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