Editorial boards have unleashed hell on Mitt Romney for his embassy statements. More hell than was required, if you ask me. But I'd guess the Cleveland Plain-Dealer tsk-tsk matters more to him than the usual New York Times belly-aching. Romney's got the conservative base behind him -- they have rarely trusted the media less -- but at some point doesn't he need to convince the rest of the country?
Joe Sixpack (really!) maps the craft beer/Democratic support linkage.
The now-impossibly labrythine Brett Kimberlin saga gets more legal and more pathetic.
And Esquire comes to praise Romneycare.
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