Monday, June 28, 2010

Catch of the Day

Well, actually, catch of Friday, but I didn't get around to reading it until much later.  Ed Kilgore's been doing must-read work on 2010 cycle primaries (so read the whole piece)...but beyond the useful background and analysis, he also has a good eye for stuff like this from the Utah Senate race:
To understand that these Men of Principle haven’t gotten rid of the hypocrisy of traditional politics, check out the web site of the losing candidate, Tim Bridgewater. At the top is a pre-primary jeremiad that includes this line: “My opponent, D.C.-based attorney Mike Lee, is spending $200,000 on TV and radio, spreading lies and distortions about my business background.” A bit later he accuses Lee of “a desperate lie.” But over to the left on the page is a new bulletin that, predictably, endorses that desperate liar for the general election.
Gotta love that.

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