There are few things that frustrate me more about political writing than reporters helping to promote the myth of powerless top government officials. It most commonly takes the form of the false claim that it takes 60 votes in the Senate to pass anything. Or it’s the insistence that the President wants to do something, [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday February 16, 2010 10:08 am|
If Rahm Emanuel’s plan to jam the anti-choice, anti-EFCA, homophobic Hill onto the ticket was disrupted as a result of our polling, don’t hold your breath waiting for me to get too worked up about it.
Baron Hill may be a favorite of the DC establishment, but he’s got so much negative baggage going in it would be almost impossible for him to win — certainly without the help of the unions. Anything that keeps him off the ticket is a favor to the entire Democratic party.
Oh, and by the way, in case you run into Marc Ambinder: