Romney Does an Eagleton?


Weird thought: maybe Romney's holding back on revealing his tax returns because they're so bad, if they got out, he'd have to do an Eagleton.

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All Eyes on Illinois


Steve Benen on the "road ahead" for Mitt Romney after losing to Rick Santorum in AL and Miss.:

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Indiana GOPers planning race to bottom



Many of the measure’s supporters also see an advantage in Indiana’s geography: It borders only non-right-to-work states and would be the only Midwestern industrial state to have such a law. “I think whichever of the Midwest states does it first will have an edge in terms of job growth and bringing new employment,” says Republican Representative Jerry Torr, the bill’s House sponsor. “Michigan and Ohio would probably fall like dominoes shortly after because they would have to in order to compete.”

UPDATE: And how appropriate that the Chief Scumbag among them is giving the GOPer Response to the SOTU. Says everything.

UPDATE: From John Nichols :

On Tuesday, Daniels will take his hypocrisy national. And in so doing he will make it abundantly clear that the Republican Party is committed to union busting as an economic and political strategy.

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In New Hampshire on Tuesday


We're praying for Mittens to carry it off! Go Mittens!

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Rightwingers and the 'S-word'


I noticed that Bachmann used the 'S'-word (i.e. 'socialist') a couple of times when talking about Obama in her own capitulation speech in Iowa this evening. Is there a point where this kind of language has to be confronted -- it almost never is -- and if so, with what?

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Looking French


I may be getting ahead of myself, but this Mitt Romney -- he sure looks french.

UPDATE (1/13/12): Don't blame me...

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Invasion of the Paultards


When these guys show up, it's time to run.

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Time to Put an End to the Teabaggers


As Kruggy says:

The real question facing America, even in purely fiscal terms, isn’t whether we’ll trim a trillion here or a trillion there from deficits. It is whether the extremists now blocking any kind of responsible policy can be defeated and marginalized.

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Sense of Decency


Jonathan Chait speaking 'honestly' about the Ryan Budget:

Ryan's budget really is at odds with what most Americans would consider to be basic decency. Virtually every House Republican voted for it, and they deserve to face the consequences of it.

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