Carly Fiorina

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    March 29, 2012

    Jelly Belly, Host of Rick Santorum Rally, Is Sweet on the GOP

    ​The Jelly Belly factory is a beacon of thriving American manufacturing -- it is also a fine choice for wholesome family outings.And considering how much former President Ronald Reagan loved jelly beans, it also seems like the perfect location for a conservative darling's presidential ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The Year in Gay, 2010 Edition

    What a year it was​Who Will Be The Uppity Fag Of The Year?Let's face it -- this was a messy, messy year for the gays. Much of the news was good, ultimately, but shit dragged on! There were three major federal trials (four, technically -- but two were sorta merged in Massachusetts), promises ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Election Results Show Tea Party Fails to Gain Traction in Western States

    Is that Harry Reid in the middle?​Some of you might have found it particularly hard to greet the Red Dawn of Nov. 3. We admit that it's difficult to face the idea of Tea Party-propelled candidates marching off to Washington with plans to combat imagined New World Order conspiracies within the vaul ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Gary Numan's New Wave Mastery Owns the Fillmore

    ​Gary Numan MotorNovember 2, 2010@The Fillmore  Better than: Carly Fiorina's concession speech.News on the car radio spoke in graveyard tones of a wholesale rout for President Obama and Democrats as we inched through traffic to the Fillmore for my first-ever visit. Months of ritual ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    The Examiner's Hilarious Political Endorsements

    ​God help me, but it's true: I love America's Funniest Home Videos. Thanks to YouTube, you can find more than enough old episodes. You turn the sound off -- be gone, Bob Saget! -- and bliss. It's so predictable, yet so hilarious. Men working on roofs are gonna fall. Skateboarders will not land whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Hospitalized

    No campaign pit stop...​In a role reversal from having angry nurses follow her around the state, Carly Fiorina has opted to visit them instead. The Republican Senate candidate's campaign confirmed that the breast cancer survivor was undergoing treatment due to an infection related to reconstructiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    A Kinder, Gentler - and Still Unconstitutional - DADT

    ​The developments in the ongoing saga that is Don't Ask Don't Tell - the ban on gays in the military - occurred faster than the depletion of Meg Whitman's bank balance this week.On Monday, Judge Virginia Philips heard from both sides on her decision from a week ago that DADT was unconstitutional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Meg Whitman, Carly Fiorina Shun Sarah Palin Event

    Are Meg and Carly running away from Sarah? ​It seems the two Republican women running for office in California don't want to self-apply the label "Mama Grizzly" anytime soon. The New York Times reports that both Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina will be passing on the "final path to victory" rally in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Barbara Boxer Aide Marcus Stanley Busted for Pot

    ​Marcus Stanley, a senior economic adviser to Sen. Barbara Boxer, was busted for alleged marijuana possession as he walked into the Hart Senate Office Building in the nation's capital yesterday. He was, remarkably quickly, an ex-senior economic adviser. "Marcus Stanley is no longer with this offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Republicans' Love/Hate Relationship With the Gays

    Is pink the GOP's color after all? ​The Week in GayRepublicans are much more entertaining than Democrats, don't you think? They make the most outlandish and flamboyant statements without a hint of irony about the incredible insincerity of their positions. Democrats usually just bite their lips wai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    David Plouffe Tells Panicked S.F. Dems They've Never Had it So Good

    ​David Plouffe says to give Obama a break...​Democratic strategist David Plouffe was in San Francisco Wedensday to inspire panicked Democrats with an obvious-yet-overlooked message: Irrespective of his plummeting poll numbers, Barack Obama has been an extraordinarily successful president, and li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Barbara Boxer Helps Score $36.8 Million for California Counties. S.F. Gets a Piddling $5,668.

    Hey, thanks a lot!​Sen. Barbara Boxer, in a tight re-election contest against Republican Carly Fiorina, has helped largely poor and rural California counties to a vat federal funds. Boxer has lent a hand in hastening this year's installment of government payments showered upon counties to com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    The Week in Gay - Vaughn Walker returns! Obama serves cocktails! Elton rims Rush!

    Lennon then Limbaugh -- why not?​ OK ok ok ok...Elton John didn't really perform anal-lingus on Rush Limbaugh - technically - but he was paid $1 million to sing at Limbaugh's 4th (FOURTH) wedding last weekend and as far as I'm concerned Elton's breath will always smell like Rush's ass from now o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Election 2010 Results: Demon Sheep, Gavin Newsom, Open Primaries Triumph

    Meg Whitman never liked voting, but plenty of Californians voted for her​Results are starting to roll in from today's voting on ballot initiatives and primaries for statewide office. Wanna know the latest, greatest bad decisions California's electorate has chosen to impose upon itself? SF Weekly h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    You Think Carly Fiorina Gives a F*ck About Global Warming?

    Soft on terrorism, just like Barbara Boxer​Republican Carly Fiorina has launched a doozy of an attack ad (view after the jump) against incumbent Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, managing to make herself look like a wannabe national-security hawk and something of an ecological cretin in just over 30 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    GOP Senate Hopefuls Fiorina, DeVore: Give Guns to Terrorists!

    Carly Fiorina wants no suspected terrorist to go unarmed​Republicans aren't generally big on respecting the constitutional rights of suspected terrorists, but -- as The New York Times' Gail Collins pointed out in a funny column yesterday -- they seem to have found their voice on one thing they don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Dems Launch 'Demon Sheep II' Attack Ad on GOP Candidates

    What does it say about the current state of California politics that what passes for debate among our foremost U.S. Senate candidates is a contest to see who can best portray their opponents in Internet videos as demonic sheep? Seriously, guys -- dueling sheep? Thomas Jefferson would not be pleased. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    It's Your Friday Morning News Quiz!

    Yeah, we want to fly through that airport! ​It's easy, friends! Just answer the five questions correctly, send us an e-mail and you win a damn prize. What could be better? 1. Which of the following isn't featured in San Francisco International Airport's wicked new ad? A. The Brown twins! B. A flig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Adman Behind 'Demon Sheep,' Boxer Blimp Has No Idea How He'll Top This

    Fred Davis' message is simple: "Carly Fiorina, in our opinion, is a more appealing and proper candidate than Barbara Boxer." The Southern California adman has chosen, intuitively enough, to convey said message by depicting Boxer's head swelling grotesquely like Jerry Quarry's after one too many salv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Carly Fiorina's Latest Insane Attack Ad Leaves Us Counting 'Demon Sheep'

    Republican candidate for senate Carly Fiorina clearly feels the path to victory will be forged by depicting her opponents as Terry Gilliam-esque monsters -- or she's been snowed by cunning filmmakers who wanted to make crazy, crazy movies to amuse their pot-smoking buddies and get paid top dollar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Blackwater: DiFi's Questionable H2O Moves Muddy Dems' Election Hopes

    Will Sen. Dianne Feinstein's shady water deal shoot down Dems' election chances? ​Take one part frozen orange juice concentrate, mix it with three parts water, and you have a delicious morning drink.Take one sleazy political juice deal, and mix it with rotten water policy, however, and California' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Report: GOP Candidates Both Have Vaginas, But Different Styles

    Who will be the face of the state's GOP?​That pretty much sums up the Chron's story today about Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina. I gotta agree with Rep. Jackie Speier on this one -- there wouldn't be a story about the contrasting styles of two dudes running for public office. Some insiders followi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Hit Pieces: Demon Sheep, Candidate Inc., Gavin Newsom & Bill O'Reilly Smitten

    Quick political bytes from the week that went down easy. Carly Fiorina's bizarre attack ad against her Republican primary opponent for senate, Tom Campbell: An evil furry dressed like a sheep who wants to raise your taxes. This video has gone totally viral. People are e-mailing it around and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    You Want Fresh Faces? Our Suggestions for the 2010 GOP Slate.

    On Wednesday, the latest in a batch of Republican political neophytes expressed his desire for high-ranking political office in California. Damon Dunn, the former Stanford and NFL receiver and current Orange County real-estate mogul, said he plans to run for Secretary of State.But as the San Francis ... More >>

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    October 25, 2006
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    September 13, 2006

    I Spy a Scandal

    Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard is reeling, under investigation for invading the privacy of journalists and its own board members. Do you see a way out for the computing giant?

  • Culture

    March 30, 2005

    Celestial Seasonings

    The human, political message of One Big Lie gets lost amid the divine fun. And we're glad.

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