(Jeff Danziger’s website)
Who doesn’t love the smell of roasted
chestnuts black walnuts in the morning? But, given that Koch daddy Fred C. was a John Birch Society Founder, I don’t know why there weren’t more references to Strom Thurmond’s “unacknowledged” daughter…
Speaking of schadenfreude, Steve Benen at the Washington Monthly ponders the new conservative website NotMittRomney.com:
… Organizers, in explaining the purpose of the “Not Mitt Romney” campaign, argue that because of the candidate’s lack of core principles, Republicans will “have a White House that believes in little” if Romney “some how [sic] squeaks it out.” They added that a Romney nomination will produce a Republican Party “split at the seems [sic].”
The campaign features some fairly prominent right-wing voices, including GOP activists, operatives, and media figures. The names that jump out include Pamela Geller, Roger Stone Jr, Robert Stacy McCain, and Matt Mackowiak, led by a conservative public-relations professional Ali Akbar.
I can understand their dissatisfaction with the Republican frontrunner, and I can also understand their willingness to get organized in opposition to Romney. What makes less sense to me is the underlying strategy — Republican voters are going to nominate the party’s presidential candidate, and “Not Mitt Romney” won’t be on the ballot. If these right-wing players want to stop Romney from winning the GOP nod, they’re going to have pick an alternative…
As a proud Democrat, I think it can only be good news for President Obama if outspoken conservatives spend the next few months trying to kneecap Willard. And (via Dan Amira atNYMag Daily Intel), if Willard’s distant cousin Jon Huntsman wants to keep making attack videos, more power to him: