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While we were mourning the end of
Click and Clack’s “Car Talk,” cable news and Twitter were going crazy over the president’s assertion that the “private sector is doing fine.” More on that and other stories you may have missed below… [
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While we were mourning the end of Click and Clack’s "Car Talk," cable news and Twitter were going crazy over the president’s assertion that the "private sector is doing fine." That and other stories you may have missed below…
Storified by Which Way, LA? · Fri, Jun 08 2012 18:22:21
1.Thanks to this Romney fundraiser, we were reminded that Adolph Hitler was a painter before he invaded countries and started WWII.
Churchill. Roosevelt and Hitler, oh my! Welcome to Texas, Mitt RomneyMitt Romney’s two-day fundraising waltz across Texas begins today in Dallas with a pair of high-dollar events — one for $2,500-givers at…
2. President Obama said the private sector is “doing fine,” conservatives attacked. Obama clarified saying he wasn’t talking about the US economy, just the private sector. The RNC made an ad. Just another day on the campaign trail.
Stop, already: Crazy feeding frenzy over Obama’s "private sector doing fine" comment | Politics Blog | an SFGate.com blogWe gotta say it: the current Twitter/cable/pundit/campaign frenzy over President Obama’s remarks Friday that the "private sector is doing…
3.Turns out that defying the Justice Department and trying to purge thousands from the voter rolls is bad for a governor’s popularity.
Even Nan Rich – whom Floridians haven’t heard of – beats Rick Scott in new poll – Central Florida Political Pulse – Orlando SentinelIf the 2014 Florida governor’s race was held today and Republican Gov. Rick Scott were to face Democratic state Sen. Nan Rich, she would …
Here’s the “To the Point” on Florida (comes after the Wisconsin segment headlined below)
Wisconsin Election Recall and America’s Economic Resilience – To the Point on KCRWAs bad news piles up, more and more people are taking a dim view of America’s economic prospects. Is it really that bad? We hear that the…
4. Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer talked Warren Olney’s ear off about the fight against Citizens United.
KCRW: Montana Gov. Schweitzer on defying Citizens United by KCRWThe US Supreme Court has ordered Montana to abolish historic limits on campaign contributions to comply with its 2010 Citizens United dec…
5. Nothing says “the 99%” like Anna Wintour
Anna Wintour: "Don’t be Late"barackobamadotcom
But is she more out of touch than Mitt Romney who can’t remember the name for the pastry with a hole in the middle?
Romney Struggles To IDentify A Chocolate DoughnutW8Bxcar6RgY5ON37kSb0Ww