This weekend was supposed to have been the weekend that showcased Sharron Angle for the Tea Party-at-large. But now it is difficult not to conclude that, as the Tea Party Express candidate, she has been crippled instead.
Democrats ought to be working to break up the Tea Party by taking stands on those issues that'll pry loose the movement's social libertarians. Foremost, we should quit locking people up for no good reason.
David Broder likes a lot of things. He likes growing old and getting paid. He likes bipartisanship and timidity in the legislative process. What he loves even more is being utterly vapid and oblivious. And so, for today, he likes Sarah Palin.