|Objects in photo appear sharper than they actually are...|
2) SAINTLIER: Holier, more virtuous, and more benevolent.
|Cue the "Hallelujah Chorus".....NOW!|
3) SIDELINER: A person who is on the sidelines and does not participate in an activity or situation.
|Ron Paul: Lonely, friendless, but plotting...|
4) PLASTERED: Being in a temporary state in which one's physical and mental faculties are impaired by an excess of alcoholic drink; intoxicated; drunk.
|He drank to "that", whatever "that" was.|
5) PRISTINE: (a) Having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied. (b) Of or pertaining to the earliest period or state; primitive.
|Not a hair out of place. What else did you expect?|
6) SPENDER: A person who spends, especially one who habitually spends excessively or lavishly; a spendthrift.
|It's all about the Barackamins!|
7) PRETEND: (a) To cause or attempt to cause what is not so to seem so. (b) To appear falsely, as to deceive; to feign. (c) To allege or profess, especially insincerely or falsely.
|"I care about you. I really do. This is my |
'genuine sincerity' face." ~ Mitt Romney
8) EPISTLER: A writer of a letter, especially of a formal or didactic one.
|"Dear Santa Claus, I have been very good this year..."|
9) NASTIER: (a) More offensive; more objectionable. (b) More vicious, spiteful, or ugly. (c) Harder to deal with, encounter, undergo, etc.
|Mitt Romney, not using his inside voice|
10) ISLANDER: A native or inhabitant of an island.
|Lei'ed-back Hawaiian native Barack Obama|
11) PEDALER: (a) A person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle, such as a bicycle. (b) One who retreats from or reverses one's previous stand on a matter.
|Young Romney, just a-pedaling away. Real men don't wear helmets.|
12) PARTIES: (a) Groups of persons with common purposes or opinions who support one side of a dispute, question, debate, etc. (b) Groups of persons with common political opinions and purposes organized for gaining political influence and governmental control and for directing government policy.
|Democrat Donkey (left); Republican Elephant (right)|
13) STANDEE: (a) A person who stands, as a passenger in a train, a spectator at a theater, etc., either because all the seats are taken or because standing room is cheaper than a seat. (b) A large self-standing display, typically made of cardboard, promoting a movie, product, event, or person.
|President Obama standee (not actual size)|
14) TRAILED: (a) Followed along behind (another), as in a race. (b) Followed, as if drawn along.
|"I was THIS close....I think I need a hug." ~ Newt Gingrich|
15) READIEST: (a) The most prepared – or in the most fit condition – for immediate action or use. (b) The most duly equipped, completed, adjusted, or arranged, as for an occasion or purpose. (c) The promptest or quickest in perceiving, comprehending, speaking, writing, etc.
|"I am strong. I am confident. I am Romney. I have |
'leadership' oozing out of every crevice of my body."
~ Mitt Romney
16) DEARIES: Persons very dear to another; dearly loved ones; darlings.
|Sasha Obama (left); Malia Obama (right)|
17) NERDIEST: (a) The stupidest, most irritating, most ineffectual, or most unattractive. (b) The least popular.
18) ELDEST: Oldest; first-born; of greatest age.
|Romney – for once – looking like the senior citizen that he is.|
19) LEARNED: (a) Having much knowledge; scholarly; erudite. (b) Connected or involved with the pursuit of knowledge, especially of a scholarly nature. (c) Of or showing learning or knowledge; well-informed. (d) Acquired by experience, study, etc.
|"Does me standing here holding a law book in the Harvard Law School |
automatically make me smarter than you? Oh, yes, it does, my friend!
Respect the brains! Pay no attention to the mini-Afro." ~ Barack Obama
20) PAINTED: (a) Reproduced or represented in paint. (b) Covered with a coating of paint. (c) Unreal; artificial; feigned. (d) Exaggerated or misrepresented. (e) Covered with makeup, especially to excess.