Election 2012

Top 10 prices we want Newt to lower with his magic wand

Newt Gingrich promises he'll lower gas prices to $2.50 a gallon. As he's in possession of a magic wand that can override global market forces, there are a few other items we'd like to see priced lower.

Huntsman on climate change, natural gas, and competing with China

Where does Jon Huntsman stand on climate change now that he's out of the presidential race? Grist interviews the former candidate to find out.

Dennis Kucinich, eco-darling and vegan, ousted from Congress

Congress will soon lose one of its most progressive environmentalists, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, who was beaten in his Democratic primary race on Tuesday. Maybe now he'll have time to finish writing his vegan diet book.

No end in sight for the GOP’s holiday-from-reality primaries

As long as Mitt Romney fails to clinch his nomination, we'll be talking about all the wrong things.

Does Romney secretly support ‘climate-change controls’?

Some green-leaning Romney donors seem to think he'll flip-flop on climate action once he gets elected.

Obama calls to end subsidies for oil and gas

At a campaign stop in Nashua, N.H., the president called on Americans to demand a vote to end $4 billion in oil subsidies in the next few weeks.

Watch Republicans try valiantly to be funny by mocking Chevy Volt

Aw, look, they’re trying to make jokes! I’m going to print this right out and hang it on the fridge in a frame that says My First Satire.

Newt’s new energy slogan doubles down on the crazy

It's not clear who Newt Gingrich thinks he's fooling, but over the weekend his team unveiled this nifty new graphic on which he apparently plans to hang the entirety of his comeback for the GOP nomination.

Flashback: Gingrich opposed ANWR drilling, pushed for efficiency instead

Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is dead in the water, so it's important for those of us who love mocking him to act quickly.