Today’s Headlines — May 4, 2009 Lobbyists help Dems draft climate change bill Lawmakers bristle at Bush parallel — Flu puts a bug on celebrations in Mexico Economic toll to linger even as epidemic begins to ease — Kemp called his own plays on political field GOP mourns ‘eternal optimist’ — Lawyer’s letter counters torture report Says he urged care at Gitmo — Specter hints Kemp | Read More »

    Ten of the Dumbess Politicians Ever

    A couple weeks ago we elected a president who graduated the top of his law class at Harvard, Barack Obama. When President Clinton was running he was cheered as a brilliant Rhodes Scholar and Ivy League graduate. But what of those more dim-witted politicians that have made the national scene? I list ten of the more memorable politicos eligible for a ride on the proverbial | Read More »