No one could have predicted that Ed Rollins would spend more time trashing Michele Bachmann personally than he would spend working for her campaign.
The downside of pointless initiatives like a "jobs council" is that people notice if you stop meeting with them. (It gets no credit for holding some public events without the president.)
Rep. Connie Mack IV carries out a feud with a reporter as compelling/stupid as any since the glory days of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. Actually, I should illustrate that.
And this is easily the best scoop of the day. Try and top it. Commie.
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