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:

* The religious right has found its man for 2012. For the movement’s sake, it should have done this months ago.

* Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC and I apparently have the same kind of sense of humor.

* If only John Bolton understood fighting al Qaeda as well as he thinks he does.

* The Europe-bashing in Republican circles is misguided on multiple levels.

* Good news for opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA): it’s been shelved, and appears dead for the year.

And on Saturday, we talked about:

* Mitt Romney has a new problem: he really does believe the economy is getting better, and that leaves him in a very awkward position.

* John Bolton wants to pick a fight over President Obama’s handling of the strike on Osama bin Laden. That’s a very dumb idea.

* Mitt Romney told South Carolinians he’s “concerned about the poor in this country, and “not terribly worried about the very wealthiest in our society.” His policy agenda suggests the exact opposite is true.

* House Republican leaders continue to insist they’re not in recess. John Boehner’s and Eric Cantor’s travel schedules point in the opposite direction.

* Republican policymakers in Arizona thought it’d be great to sell their state capitol. They now believe differently.

* In “This Week in God,” we covered, among other things, an important Supreme Court ruling on ministries, employment discrimination, and ministerial exemptions.

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.