We covered a fair amount of ground over the weekend. Here’s a quick overview of what you may have missed

On Sunday, we talked about:

* Mitt Romney’s campaign has a simple pitch: “I’m a successful businessman, I’ll create jobs and fix the economy.” There’s just one problem: after his experience with Bain Capital and in Massachusetts, Romney’s record on jobs is atrocious.

* An interesting new poll highlights candidate attributes Republican voters don’t like. Topping the list: adulterers, supporters of civil unions, former Obama administration officials, and Mormons. Huntsman and Gingrich are screwed.

* Arizona’s anti-immigrant law is awful. Alabama’s brand new anti-immigrant law is even worse.

* Fox Business’ Eric Bolling is engaging in the kind of over-the-top race-baiting that’s not only offensive, but rarely seen on national television.

* Rep. Anthony Weiner’s (D-N.Y.) problems intensity, as he enters a psychological treatment center.

And on Saturday, we talked about:

* It’s a problem that the Bush tax policy was a spectacular failure in every possible way. It’s a much bigger problem that Republicans refuse to learn from their mistakes.

* When it comes to dealing with Republican obstructionism in the Senate, the “nuclear option” has been taken off the table. Maybe it’s time to put it back.

* Kathleen Parker believes flip-flopping need not be considered a serious political sin. If only it were that simple.

* In “This Week in God,” we talked about, among other things, Herman Cain’s vision on loyalty tests for Muslim Americans who want to work in government.

* Tim Pawlenty wants to cut taxes by over $11 trillion. How would he pay for it? Since he believes in the Tax Fairy, Pawlenty doesn’t think he has to.

* The plot thickens with the McKinsey & Company “survey” on the Affordable Care Act. In this latest turn, it appears that the consulting firm abandoned its usual methodology for this one project, for reasons that remain unclear.

Steve Benen

Follow Steve on Twitter @stevebenen. Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.