Salon has been running a series called “The Hack Thirty” listing the 20 worst political hacks in media. The Number One pick is in, and it’s (spoiler alert) … Richard Cohen. I don’t disagree with the choices, but I wouldn’t have put them in the same order.
“Most Americans think incoming Congressmen who campaigned against the health care bill should put their money where their mouth is and decline government provided health care now that they’re in office,” says Public Policy Polling. See also Steve Benen.
Matt yglesias notes that the alleged mistrust of government is highly selective.