Wiretap: Liz Cheney, quitter

 
Political writer Jill Lawrence has the perfect Tweet on Liz Cheney’s decision to drop out of the Wyoming Senate race: “First, relocate your family, destroy friendships and alienate your sister. Then, drop out.” The question that remains to be answered, of course: How many people is it possible to alienate in a state that has so few people?

CNN gets the scoop on the Liz Cheney campaign embarrassment.

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Did Edward Snowden break his oath by revealing NSA secrets? Via Amy Davidson at the New Yorker. She responds to Fred Kaplan at Slate, who says he broke his oath and did far worse.

Jonathan Chait at New York magazine says Obama’s second term will be all about climate change. Well, that’s one view, anyway.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Is this real a surprise? She was a political lightweight, she had zero credentials to run and would have lost in a landslide and now she can add QUITTER to her resume, good riddance!

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