Montana GOP


Loud and Clear

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about how the Montana Republican Party views women. To be sure, it isn’t just Montana GOPers who regularly refer to women in derogatory terms. The Washington post has reported on Republicans falling all over…

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

It’s always an arduous process to narrow down the selection to just one GOP hypocrite, so this week there are two big winners: Hobby Lobby, and the MT GOP Young Guns. Hobby Lobby was a no-brainer.  They’re the big handicrafts box store which sued to…

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Separatists Together

The “Defend Rural America” county secession event that several Montana elected officials are headlining December 16th uses “separation” as a euphemism for secession.  But perhaps the word choice is appropriate given this group’s ties to an infamous separatist of another kind. “Defend Rural America” (trademarked!) uses Red…

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Civics Fail

If the GOP’s ideas about education haven’t already convinced you that they aren’t fit to hold elected office, check out the latest from the vice-Chair of the Montana Republican Party. In a letter to her constituents posted on a couple of right-wing Facebook pages, MTGOP…

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93 Years Later

Ninety-three years ago yesterday, women finally got the right to vote.  That was in 1920–only 144 years after the Declaration of Independence declared that “all men are created equal.” Yet today Montana Republicans are still obsessed with restoring policies from 100 years ago–including erecting barriers…

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GOP Floats New Strategy

Republicans have taken heat recently because their backward platform and failure to embrace science is repelling voters. But a new proposal from a Montana Republican could change the game this weekend at the state GOP convention in Bozeman.

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Is GOP Chief a Francophile?

It turns out that I’ve been wrong about Montana Republicans, insofar as I’ve mocked them for being ignorant and crude and lacking a taste for fine culture. Bowen Greenwood, the head of the Montana GOP, has been hard at work tweeting about his exciting evening…

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Wanted

by Cowgirl After a potentially tragic day on Friday in the Montana legislature, Montanans are not happy with GOP house speaker Mark Blasdel, who took advantage of an error to block private health insurance for 70,000 Montanans.

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Montana Lawmaker Explains His Theory of Sex

by Cowgirl This is a video you have to see to believe. Here’s Rep. Dave Hagrstrom (R-Billings) explains his theory of sex on the house floor of the Montana Legislature during an official session of that body. (Hint: It involves a ballpoint pen.) Hagstrom was…

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