Open Thread: Ride

A non-scandal for Chris Christie.

The “fact-checks” of Democratic and Republican rhetoric on Medicare are supremely headache-inducing. It turns out that hyperbole is sometimes less than 100 percent fair!

The most darkly funny story of the day . You come away thinking that 1) Obama is unconvincing and 2) Republicans may have actually spent the 1980s in a mirror universe.

Some nice press release accountability from Dave Catanese .


All of the “smart reasons” cited here for the Palin bus tour are meta stuff about the media. I’m old enough to remember when the obvious path forward for Palin was for her to bone up on policy. Anyone else remember this?