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Why ask Rudy Giuliani to weigh in on the Mark Sanford infidelity madness unless you're going to ask him directly about his own infidelity madness? MSNBC's Morning Joe misses the opportunity. Instead, the host lets Rudy go on about Bill Clinton's infidelities. Weird. Imagine Clinton sitting in that newsroom and no one ever mentioning "that woman" Lewinsky or that other woman Jennifer Flowers or any of the rest of the other women. Could never happen!
Josh "unannounced candidate for governor" Penry threw down the gauntlet Wednesday to fellow GOP officials, calling for an end to "flim-flam, mealy-mouthed Republicans." We must provide a "contrast" and not merely be an "echo chamber" for the Democrats if we're going to win in 2010, he said. What a speech!
Except, aren't we now witnessing the humiliating fallout of the stridently partisan 1990s Republican Revolution?
Faced with unprecedented budget shortfalls that could tank higher education in the state, forcing campus closings and steep tuition hikes, Colorado lawmakers are leaning on pragmatists Al White, R-Hayden, and Don Marostica, R-Loveland — both of whom labor on the Colorado Legislature's Joint Budget Committee, which has got to be one of the most difficult and thankless jobs in government.