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A Democratic turn of phrase

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray agreed recently to take the job of chairwoman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, a group dedicated, as its name suggests, to getting more Democrats elected to the Senate.

Considering last month’s election results, it’s not surprising there wasn’t a long line of aspirants to the job. Murray herself had to be talked into it.

She doesn’t take over until the first of the year, a spokeswoman said. So she is not responsible for the DSCC’s latest plea for cash: For a donation of at least $5, they will send you a special set of “poetry magnets.”

You know, the kind with a few words that can be rearranged on the refrigerator to make endless variations of bad free verse. Among the magnetized words and phrases: Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, birthers, filibuster, crazy, extremist, donkey and elephant.

Today’s Fun Videos: SNL bipartisan shots

Saturday Night Live had better than normal politcal satire this weekend. Of course, they’ve got lots to work with. They took shots at Republicans and Democrats such as:

The Michael Steele - Rush Limbaugh flap:



Timothy Geithner trying to get a handle on the economy:.

 

Fun video: Tuesday was All Rush?

So it would seem from TalkingPointsMemo’s quick look at the day.

Getting a Rush: The GOP leadership debate

After the weekend’s Conservative Political Action Committee meeting, the biggest talking point revolves around Rush Limbaugh and his role as the “leader” of the Republican Party.

Go inside the blog to view some of the videos that are fueling the debate.

Video: In case you slept in Sunday…

…or went to church, and missed the weekend “talking head shows” here’s the TalkingPointsMemo short version, that highlights Obama’s stylistic differences in cabinet meetings, and Rush Limbaugh’s role in the GOP:

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