UPDATE on the GOP’s shrinking cash advantage: Karl Rove’s campaign success has generally rested on creating an aura of inevitable dominance. That’s obviously a bit tougher this cycle — and as Greg Sargent points out, his bluff has just been called on the latest campaign finance numbers. Of course, the biggest surprise here is the whistleblower: Ken Mehlman.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrThere's Only One Way to End Gridlock in WashingtonFor activism to be successful in our current political climate, we must vote in a Blue tsunami.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhy the Left Can't Walk Away from Its Farmer-Labor RootsFascism arises when workers are won over to right-wing appeals to racial or religious solidarity.