Opening Act: 36-34

Opening Act: 36-34

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Jan. 25 2012 8:13 AM

Opening Act: 36-34

Not that it matters, but the killer quote in the new Winning Our Future ad, that Romney "can't be trusted" to dismantle Obamacare, is credited to Forbes. It's actually from Sally Pipes, a conservative think-tanker blogging at Forbes. You see a lot of this if you look at ad citations -- opinion pieces being credited to loftier-sounding organizations.

Jay Rosen on the Agnew Resentment Machine.


Big Florida crowds for Gingrich, a result of days-ahead promotion paying off. (Romney tends to announce events 24 hours before they happen.)

And Tim and Eric speak.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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