Josh Marshall

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There's talk today of a poll boomlet for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. And he's clearly demonstrating that he's serious about running for President.

It's probably a given that I'm not a huge fan of Scott Walker's. And I do not think he'd be a terribly strong general election candidate. But I do think, as I mentioned a few months ago, that he's much stronger than is generally understood and a more viable candidate than most of the other potential candidates who get vastly more coverage and speculation.

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A list of all the pols who've either fibbed about military service or told phony baloney stories about their close calls in trips to the front line - Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Joe McCarthy, Mark Kirk, Dick Blumenthal. The list is endless and here it is.

When you start a statement saying "Obviously rape is awful ..." you probably need to end the statement before you go any further ...

I mentioned yesterday how the vaccine nonsense is just another sign of why Rand Paul will never make it as a serious presidential candidate. Now TPM Reader JS passed on this 2010 TPM piece about Rand warning about the 10 lane "NAFTA Superhighway" connecting Mexico to Canada which would be the end of American sovereignty. Of course the whole thing was a myth and conspiracy theory.