Republic of Gilead: VAWA passes, right-wingers moan and whine and moan and whine.
The Reaction: With an eye to 2016, Jeb Bush awkwardly tries to straddle the divide between the Sane and Nutty factions of Republicans.
Smartypants: Obama is a lot smarter than the people who dismiss him as naïve.
P M Carpenter: Gingrich's effort to drag conservatism back to reality doesn't go far enough -- the distance to cover is just too great!
Blog round-up by Infidel753. Tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.