- Santorum: We Hardly Knew ‘Em. While he’s out of the race, he’s already had a gaffe when his senior advisor Hogan Gidley admitted that part of the calculus in leaving the race was preparing for 2016. Apparently they don’t anticipate an incumbent Romney in 2016.
- Santorum backer and noted aspirin enthusiast Foster Friess has shifted his big bucks to Romney. I’m sure Romney’s excited to have another loose cannon on the team.
- Reince Priebus manages to go an entire article without a major gaffe. Priebus attacks the Buffet Rule because it fails to balance the budget. This is a weak talking point — the rule is estimated to raise $47 billion over 10 years, which may not balance the budget but it comes much closer than, say, zero funding NPR to the tune of $2 million/year or selling commercials on PBS, which are the solutions the GOP is touting.
- Here’s a great chart debunking the standard conservative response to rising income inequality.