Last night gave the Republicans plenty of things to feel glum about. With Obama relected and retaining the senate, it was clearly the Democrats’ night — Mitt Romney (above) wasn’t the only politician left looking a bit sad. So as we all recover from staying up too late watching electoral college votes roll in, Scrapbook presents […]

Mitt Romney’s prospects in the US elections have taken another blow, with president Obama pulling away in polling. In the 12 national surveys of voting intention published yesterday, the incumbent led by an average of 1.6 percent, gaining ground in all but one: While Romney still has the chance to win the popular vote, the […]

Mitt Romney’s politicising of national disasters during the US presidential campaign has previously come in for significant criticism, but now it’s looking like he’s doing it again in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Whilst Barack Obama has been winning cross-party plaudits for his statesmanlike response, his Republican challenger has been left trying to catch up. […]

Rock star Meat Loaf appeared at the opening of Mitt Romney’s Ohio rally giving a bizarre weather report on political relations around the world — before an out-of-tune performance of America the Beautiful. “There has [sic] storm clouds come over the United States. There is [sic] thunder storms over Europe. There are hail storms – […]

Mitt Romney has been forced to distance himself from another fellow Republican candidate after a US senate candidate claimed that pregnancy after rape is what “God intended”. Richard Mourdock told the audience for a TV debate: “I came to realize life is that gift from God, and I think even when life begins in that […]