Tuesday marked the start of my daily focus on the 2012 campaign, covering the latest news and controversies across a wide range of races and issues that progressives care about. As the author of three books about influential political campaigns, I also bring a certain historical perspective to this very topical task. You can bookmark the blog by clicking my name at the top or by going here. Send me tips at email@example.com. Frequent updates, from the top.
3:45 AFTERNOON DELIGHTS Men in masks attempted to break into the Pennsylvania home of Democratic Rep. Robert Brady, congressional spokeswoman says….Daily Caller recently ran piece hailing baseball star Bryce Harper for not answering question from "idiot" reporter…. Even Fox–well, Shep Smith and Chris Wallace–hitting "reporter" who heckled Obama today. Wallace claims Tucker Carlson "knows better"–which is a reach.
2:30 CRANK CALLER If you have somehow missed creep from, where else, the Daily Caller, interrupt Obama multiple times within one minute during a Rose Garden speech on his anti-deportation move today. (Alternate headline: "Obama Gets Prick in Rose Garden.") Get used to it during campaign, even if Breitbart gone. And to make it official, the Daily Caller feed tweets: "We are very proud of,
@NeilMunroDC for doing his job." Munro now claims he simply "mistimed" questions for Obama, thinking he was finished talking–clearly false based on video. And he "mistimed" the three followups.