Thinking strategically, Senate majority leader Harry Reid may decide to keep gun control off the Senate agenda in the next two years. After all, there’s no reason to give McCarthy and her media allies primary ammunition. If Gillibrand has to buckle to McCarthyist pressure in the primary, she will weaken herself in the general election, perhaps ruining the reputation she has worked hard to cultivate as an independent Democrat who doesn’t dance to the tune of the downstate elites.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Slow Blogging Week
Pretty swamped with work this week, and the bog reflects that...sorry. In the meantime, Dave Koel has a good piece in NRO advising NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to "stick to her guns:"