Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, likely to be the next Governor of Texas. He overcame great adversity (paralyzed in an accident when he was 29) to fight against Obama as the state’s Attorney General. Fred Thompson helped narrate a video about all the times Abbott has fought against Obama.
Jonathan Bernstein wonders if the media is starting to accept that Republicans are making efforts to undercut policy. This is an interesting discussion, since it’s difficult to negotiate with someone whose goal is to restrict what you can get. It’s much easier to trade favors.
The Democratic party establishment has united against former Eliot Spitzer’s bid to become New York City comptroller. Reiham Salam of the National Review noted Spitzer’s potential strength in the office.
Media critic Jay Rosen has decided to stop picking on CNN, because it’s getting increasingly pointless.