Echidne of the Snakes: Former NRA president explains that assault weapons foes are discriminating against guns of color.
Ed Kilgore: GOP is only interested in Medicare cost containment when it comes at the expense of beneficiaries.
Little Green Footballs: 67 House Republicans voted “no” on the first Sandy relief package.
The Cable: As President Obama prepares to nominate Chuck Hagel as his new Secretary of Defense, John McCain promises to oppose his former “close and dear friend.”
Speaking of which, your quote of the day: A McCain administration, alongside his close supervision from the White House, would send "the smartest guy I know" to the Middle East. And who is that? "Brent Scowcroft, or Jim Baker, though I know that you in Israel don't like Baker." (John McCain, May 1, 2006)
Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.