Mitt’s Staff Love Playing Cops and Robbers

Or at least the “cop” part…

State Police are investigating one of Mitt Romney’s top campaign aides for allegedly impersonating a trooper by calling a Wilmington company and threatening to cite the driver of a company van for erratic driving, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the probe.

Jay Garrity, who is

When ABC Imitates the Onion

This would be totally funny if it weren’t, you know, happening:

Vice President Dick Cheney has asserted his office is not a part of the executive branch of the U.S. government, and therefore not bound by a presidential order governing the protection of classified information by government agencies.

Also, he is not bound by the laws of …

You, Tubed

Hey, remember that exciting YouTube/Google/CNN debate? It’s happening soon! Participatory democracy! The internets! It’s gonna be HUGE!!!

Or, uhm, not. 10 Zen Monkeys has the scoop on the five worst submissions… of 120:

Interestingly, the question comes from England, and YouTube also received questions from Spain, Canada, Australia,


Will there be hyperventilating? Oh, there will be hyperventilating.

I find it difficult to get worked up over the fact that some journalists materially support specific political causes. At least by giving money to candidates, they’re being transparent about it. Though apparently sometimes unintentionally so. A number of journalists …

Bad News for Congress

A Gallup Poll out today finds that public confidence in Congress is at an all-time low. As an institution, lawmakers are lagging behind the presidency, television news and even HMOs (though that one’s within the margin of error). Gallup’s explanation:

Confidence ratings for Congress are not only at the bottom of this year’s list, but

Through the Hillaryglass

Lois Romano with a fascinating piece on the women at the top of the HRC campaign:

Once seen as a tight little sorority, today the group — happily self-described as “Hillaryland”– is at the center of a front-running presidential campaign. Never have so many women operated at such a high level in one campaign, working with a discipline

Boo Won?

Politico Straw Poll everyone!!!!! Ultra meaningful! Some 700+ whole folks who attended the Take Back America thingee have spoken and they say: BARACK.

Barack Obama: 29%

John Edwards: 26%

Hillary Clinton: 17%.

Says Ben Smith: “The poll results also indicated intense concern about the Iraq war.”



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