Opening Act: Half a Canyon

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Feb. 24 2012 8:30 AM

Opening Act: Half a Canyon

PHOENIX -- Today's eventual destination: Michigan. Plenty to do before that plane lifts off.

Mickey Kaus analyzes the essential pro-Obama nature of Americans Elect, which is sending out positive vibes about the former comptroller general -- feel the excitement!

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Josh Rogin spins the sad story of our ambassador to the Bahamas -- the Bahamas! -- who, being a campaign donor and not a diplomat, managed to bungle everything.

Amanda Marcotte on concern trolling.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.