Down in Macon, the city’s water supply has been contaminated with a near-toxic dose of testosterone.
This is the only explanation for the tear that Erick Erickson of PeachPundit.com has been on.
On Thursday, the conservative political blogger first bulldozed U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson for plugging the Serve America Act, “which many on the right view as a compulsory service bill.”
Then he offered a bit of free advice to School Superintendent Kathy Cox, another Republican, who — with her builder husband — is struggling through bankruptcy. “Your career is in sunset. You have no major accomplishments, but a lot of controversy. It’s time, Kathy. You need to announce you will not run again,” Erickson tapped out.
But the day was not finished. A note had to be written to certain male political figures in Georgia, advising them of the poor performance of the two women elected to lead the Republican and Democratic parties — Sue Everhart and Jane Kidd, respectively.
“Fellas, let me be honest with you,” he began. Here’s the gist:
The women in charge of the parties aren’t really performing as A-Team members preparing to bring their A-game for victory. It has nothing to do with their gender. It does have to do with their management styles.
Both are fine people. Both get the grassroots. But neither have a great grasp of the management details necessary to run a winning professional party operation.
While you ponder that analysis, consider these items found while perusing this morning’s ajc.com:
A Senate committee gives approval to a conversion to sales taxes on cars. Prosecutor furloughs could lead to dismissal of lesser cases. Transit agencies like MARTA win legislative approval to offer food and beverages for sale in their stations. The Senate approves a one-time homebuyer tax credit. The same chamber prohibits new crematories in residential areas. Peanut Corp.’s leaky roof is a suspect in salmonella cases. “Depression-era unemployment” hits some areas of state, says Michael Thurmond, the state labor commissioner.
And from elsewhere:
MST: A Texas executive swears that he was ordered to pay $100,000 to a Minneapolis insurance agency where U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman’s wife was employed. LAT: U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch decides to fix the collegiate football situation. WSJ: Lance Armstrong hasn’t just talked about winning the Tour de France again. He’s thought about buying it. WP: Ramping up in Afghanistan with 4,000 more troops for training.
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