Only Idiot Campaigns Actually Pay Political “Bloggers” For Favorable Coverage, But There Are A Lot Of Idiot Campaigns, And Political Bloggers

The Daily Caller yanks back the curtain on a story that’s going to have all sorts of legs in run-up to the 2012 presidential: Katie Couric once described bloggers as journalists who gnaw at new information “like piranhas in a pool.” But increasingly, many bloggers are also secretly feeding on cash from political campaigns, in …

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A Wild Sunday Morning Guess About The DCCC & Carol Shea-Porter

Union Leader headline: Politico.com: Dems Snub Shea-Porter In TV buy “Snub” Perhaps. Or perhaps Congresswoman Shea-Porter is no where near as close to toast as some NH Chatterers would have you believe (as I’ve been writing since last October). And perhaps the DCCC, after consulting the Congresswoman (who also, please remember, took a pass last …

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Please, Sweet Jesus, Let Mark Halperin’s Political Analysis Be Correct

Is a President (any President) finally going to get serious about debt/deficit reduction? Mark Halperin thinks so: HALPERIN’S TAKE: For those of you who aren’t focused like a laser beam on the deficit reduction commission due to report in December (led by Rahm’s buddy Bruce Reed): get focused. As Obama made oh-so-clear (again) Sunday, he …

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Change Isn’t Usually Easy, Especially When It’s In Your Backyard In Groton

Point taken: “I have no problem with going green – I’ve seen what oil does to the ground. . . . I’ve seen what it does to the Gulf,” he said. “I’m just more concerned about my situation.” Enter strong political/community leadership to help lessen the fear of change and to promote how change to …

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A Young Lady Named Eliza Kern Eats WMUR And The Nashua Telegraph’s Lunch

Well done, Eliza Kern. Young, hungry and on the ground in New Hampshire is exactly where a young wannabe political journalist wants to be. Noted: WMUR, how about giving some credit where credit is due? Via wtucker at Blue Hampshire: Bob Giuda’s campaign for Congress crashed and burned Monday afternoon, brought down by a 600-word …

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