links for 2009-07-29
Doug Elmendorf on the Hot Seat

Colin Powell Says that He Is the Only Republican Left

Eric Kleefeld:

TPMDC Morning Roundup: Powell: GOP Should Respond To Limbaugh's "Completely Outrageous" Statements: Appearing on Larry King Live, Colin Powell criticized the Republican Party for not standing up to Rush Limbaugh. "The problem I'm having with the [Republican] Party right now is that when he says something that I consider to be completely outrageous and I respond to it, I would like to see other members of the party do likewise, but they don't," said Powell.

Guys: you will never gain a legitimate place in American governance until you start giving Powell some backup...