Republicans hire dirty operative
It's just getting boring. The predictability of Republicans hiring dirty players, that is.
If the political process weren't incredibly important we could just let these things go and let the GOP roll in the muck all it wants. Alas, it has power over humans. Which is not okay.
So here's Josh Marshall keeping tabs:
...Republicans now believe that their only hope for avoiding electoral catastrophe in November is to put all their resources into hardball personal attacks against Democratic candidates around the country.
And who have they chosen to head up the effort?
Nelson was implicated in the infamous New Hampshire phone-jamming scandal and he was an unindicted coconspirator in the political money-laundering case which ended Tom DeLay's career.I hear Jeffrey Skilling is looking for work... (TPM)