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Lamebrained Quote o’ the Day (Haley Barbour Edition)

From Monday’s New York Times: Santorum Ignores Pressure to Bow Out to Romney RACINE, Wis. — Mitt Romney remains his biggest foe, but Rick Santorum is increasingly confronting an even more daunting obstacle: a rising chorus of Republicans calling for the divisive presidential contest … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail ‘n’ Errors (GOP Umpteen Dwarfs Edition)

Ooops. When the hardworking staff called the roll of Republican presidential hopefuls yesterday, we inadvertently omitted a whole nother batch. Via Politico Playbook: #1:   “Jon Huntsman’s resignation from his post in China is effective on April 30 … On … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail ‘n’ Errors (GOP Seven Dwarfs Edition)

Early-cycle presidential candidates are like a box of chocolates: You make a little puncture to see what’s inside, then put them back. Welcome to the 2012 Republican presidential primary field, which makes the legendary Democratic seven dwarfs (1988 version here, … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends (NYT Edition)

Three from Tuesday’s New York Times: Item: Haley Barbour’s Close Shave? A Weekly Standard profile of Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R-Reconstruction) has the former GOP lobbyist and forever good ol’ boy scrambling to salvage his presidential prospects. Times piece: Discussing … Continue reading

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Haley Barbour Says News Media Are Tar Balls

On Tuesday’s All Things Considered, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour told NPR listeners that the news media are a bigger threat to the Magnolia State than the BP oil spill is: The news media coverage did not differentiate from what was … Continue reading

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