Here’s an interesting new item, followed by a riff of a commentary by me.
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More Republicans Revolt Against Obama-Blagojevich Attacks
by Rachel Weiner on Huffington Post
On Tuesday, Newt Gingrich sent a letter to RNC Chair Mike Duncan chastising the party for going after Barack Obama's ties to Rod Blagojevich and calling the attack campaign a "destructive distraction."
I was saddened to learn that at a time of national trial, when a president-elect is preparing to take office in the midst of the worst financial crisis in over seventy years, that the Republican National Committee is engaged in the sort of negative, attack politics that the voters rejected in the 2006 and 2008 election cycles.