Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Dear Elizabeth,   I’ll admit, I didn’t even know who you were until a few days ago.  Now you are all over the news as the GOP Communications Director for Rep. Stephen Fincher, who resigned over a Facebook post criticizing Sasha and Malia and their appearance when their dad pardoned the White House turkey.   …

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I know it’s been a few days since the controversial immigration speech by President Obama. I owe you fellow political nerds an apology, because I’ve been meaning to write about this, but I’ve been super busy managing the insanity which is my life right now. I’ve got 13 coming for an awesome Patton Friendsgiving, I’ve …

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If you felt the world stop spinning yesterday for a moment, you were correct. Conservatives in this country had their American flag panties in a wad yesterday over a national scandal.  Was it Hillary announcing her candidacy for President?  Nope.  Was it that the government finally came for everyone’s guns?  Not even close.  What had …

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Dear people who live in the suburbs, people who frequent Facebook and people who currently have health insurance: I’ve got a little secret.  Lean in real close… Guess what?  This is probably going to come as a shock, but the Affordable Care Act doesn’t apply to you. (Insert HUGE gasp!) I know.  It’s shocking.  Based …

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