Friday, June 26, 2009

News cycle and IG-Gate

Trying to keep up with a multi-front investigation is difficult and, while chasing yesterday's IG story and then following up with Grassley's document release, I overlooked a few relevant items:
I'm sure I've missed some important items, but this is a big story that's growing bigger, and it's getting very hard to compile a comprehensive daily round-up. Bob Belvedere may have the best compilation of IG-Gate information.

One of the breaks I've caught in the past week is that many top D.C. journalists are already on vacation and won't return until after July 4. Also, the Iran controversy, the White House press conference Tuesday, the cap-and-trade push, and the Mark Sanford confession Wednesday seem to have distracted lots of the Washington press corps. So I scored an exclusive Thursday night while everybody else missed it. Heh.

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  1. So, is the Democratic Party strategy simply to ignore this until it goes away?

  2. Yeah, but they won't get away with it. They're trying to stay on offense with their legislative agenda, but with unemployment at or near 10% and rising, they're losing political capital every day. That's why the rush-rush on cap-and-trade and Obamacare. They want to enact these ill-conceived measures before individual members of Congress start to realize how profoundly unpopular the Democrat brand is becoming.

  3. Thanks for the kind words RSM [and the links to others].

    Better watch out or you'll be declared 'unmutual' by the Administration [].

    Quoted from and linked to at:
    and at: