Not to pile on or anything, but I just had to pull out this quote from a TPM story about our new friend Christine O'Donnell:
"During the primary, I heard the audible voice of God," she said. "He said, 'Credibility.' It wasn't a thought in my head. I thought it meant I was going to win. But after the primary, I got credibility."
The battle within the Republican Party over Christine O'Donnell, erstwhile anti-masturbation activist and newly minted GOP candidate for Senate in Delaware, appears on the surface to be between party insiders who are pragmatic and reasonable, and Tea Party outsiders who are idealistic to the point of stupidity. After all, they just threw over a guaranteed pickup of a Senate seat in favor of a candidate almost sure to lose.
If you watch local morning "news" shows -- I'm not judging here, but just so you know, doing so puts your very soul in mortal danger -- you may have seen various "consumer advocate" types come on and tell you about some awesome new products out there. But guess what? As James Rainey of the L.A. Timestells us (via Romanesko), they're probably getting paid by the companies that make the products they're telling you about. It's a little infomercial dropped into your "news" program:
Been wondering about whether you completely understand the nature of the competition between TheNew York Times and TheWall Street Journal? This video from Next Media, the Taiwanese company behind that computer animation of Tiger Woods fighting with his wife that swept the Internet a few months ago, should clear it up. Or maybe not: