Sen. Mitch McConnell’s B-Roll Meant for Super PAC Ads Gets Internet #McConnelling Mockery

National Journal explains. WaPo curates. I can’t decide if I like it better with the Senator on “Full House” or against “Pretty Fly for a White Guy.” UPDATE: #McConnelling jumps the shark–er–goat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWQKWv772Hw … via @AshleyRParker http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/us/politics/mcconnelling-video-turns-senator-into-a-silent-comedy-star.html?ref=politics&_r=0 … … Continue reading

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“The Campaign Casino: Elections Have Become a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme, and the Press Is Missing the Story”

Lee Aitkin has written a new paper for Harvard’s Shorenstein Center.  Here is an excerpt: The 2012 campaign cycle was “the greatest windfall” for political operatives in American history, Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf has said—a $6 billion spending frenzy unmatched … Continue reading

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