Shocking Revelations in the New “Double Down” Book

The list for November 15, 2013
“Double Down,” a new tell-all about the 2012
presidential election from the author of “Game Change,”
reveals some interesting revelations about the
Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns.
The Top 14 Shocking Revelations
in the New “Double Down” Book

  1. Chris Christie won his very first election by eating his opponent.

  2. With internal polling showing re-election was in hand, much of October was spent figuring out which state Michelle Obama was going to carpetbag for a 2016 Senate run.

  3. Bain Capital had invested heavily in Broadway’s "The Book of Mormon."

  4. Joe Biden has to regularly gnaw on wood else he must get his teeth filed every two weeks.

  5. Had Herman Cain’s campaign continued, the success of his SimCity 4 "999" tax plan would give him the confidence to introduce his "Call of Duty: Black Ops" anti-terrorism plan and his Half-Life Homeland Security pla

  6. Barack Obama once considered getting rid of Joe Biden during the campaign by distracting him with a handful of delicious candy towards an open door mid-flight on Air Force One.

  7. The Secret Service’s code name for Sarah Palin was "Juneau Barbie."

  8. Thanks to the NSA, Obama’s re-election committee didn’t need to waste any campaign funds on frivolities like gathering polling data.

  9. Michelle Obama’s handlers were constantly slapping junk food out of her hands.

  10. If you shake the Republican elephant really hard, a non-stop cascade of guns fall out. If you shake the Democratic donkey really hard, you find it’s full of Canadian medications.

  11. Rick Perry suffered from three fatal flaws as a debater: lack of situational poise, unwillingness to spend time preparing, and… uhhhhhhhhh… Sorry. Oops.

  12. Paul Ryan wanted to run on a ticket with John Kerry so they could really nail the Eddie and Herman Munster look.

  13. Hillary Clinton jokingly challenged Joe Biden to an arm wrestling match for the office of Vice President; Biden won 3 out of 5 contests.
And the Number 1 Shocking Revelation in the New “Double Down” Book…

  1. It’s really a blank book with a fancy cover, much like Congress.
Selected from 50 submissions from 18 contributors.
Today’s list authors were:

  • Lori Petterson, Fairfax, VA — 1, 5 (22nd #1)
  • Paul Wiley, Westtown, NY — 2, 8
  • Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 3, 11
  • Larry Hollister, Concord, CA — 4
  • Bill Muse, Seattle, WA — 6
  • Mark D. Sabien, What Cheer, IA — 7, 13
  • Danny Gallagher, McKinney, TX — 9, Topic
  • Carl Knorr, Devo City, OH — 10
  • Glenn Marcus, Washington, DC — 12
  • Donald Johnson, Cincinnati, OH — 14
  • Donald Junter, New Haven, CT — Banner Tag
  • Chris White, Olympia, WA — List owner/editor

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