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GOP = Got Our Pitch? (II)

As the hardworking staff recently noted, for reasons unknown we’ve been plunged lately into a Republican fundraising emailstrom. Representative samples include this missive from Karl Rove (subject line: TIGHT AS A TICK): Friend, President Obama’s approval ratings keep dropping, no reliable poll shows … Continue reading

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GOP = Got Our Pitch?

For reasons far beyond our ken, the hardworking staff has been peppered lately with emails from Republican hustlers looking to shake us down for campaign contributions. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-God’s Waiting Room) kicked off the right-wingding with the subject line … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Santorum Nev-ad-a Edition)

GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum (R-Shouldn’t You Be at Home Taking Care of Your Daughter?) has shrugged off his third-place finish in Florida and gone full-tilt into Nevada for this Saturday’s caucuses, as The Hill duly notes: Santorum up in … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Iowa Adstravaganza Edition)

The Iowa airwaves are stacked up like LaGuardia with political ads right now (and for the next few weeks). Here’s a nutshell review: • It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Romney’s Super PAC (via MSNBC’s First Read): Romneyite Super PAC … Continue reading

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Rick Perry & Thrust (Outsider Edition)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Going Over Like The Metric System) is the GOP’s tipsy homeowner trying every key to get into his own house. Latest advertising keynote: I’m the Outsider (who wants to be the Decider).   Text: Washington’s broken … Continue reading

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NYT’s Bruni: MA Senate Race ‘Sadly Petty’

New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni has exceedingly low expectations for the expected Elizabeth Warren-Scott Brown Senate smackdown in Massachusetts: I have my doubts that Elizabeth Warren is elitist and I’m not convinced Scott Brown is sexist, but I’m … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Nancy Pelosi Edition)

Sure, the Wall Street Journal disagrees with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-My Cold Dead Hands) on everything from Acela to Zygotes, but did the paper really have to use this photo in Friday’s piece about the deficit battle on Capitol … Continue reading

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