Insurgent Caterer, Campaign of Hate, Mobilizing Against Joe Biden, The Ballad of Ted Yoho (PM Note)

Aug 15, 2012 6:11pm

Insurgent Caterer – Tweet of the Day: “@GarciaJon: The caterer @ Obama’s Davenport event has a message for the President #romneysupporter http://t.co/B06cKSzp

Friendly Advice From Across the Aisle - McCain says Obama would be “wise” to swap Joe for Hillary – http://abcn.ws/Nnl4Ja

Watch the Ted Yoho Song - He Bested Rep. Cliff Stearns in a Fla. GOP Primary - http://abcn.ws/OithQj (Chris Good)

Today’s Screeds – Free Effing Country – “Everyone is afraid of retaliation and retribution. We recently had an event with a hundred small bankers here, and 85 percent of them said they can’t challenge the regulation because of the potential retribution. That’s a terrible thing. Okay? This is not the Soviet Union. This is the United States of America. That’s what I remember. Guess what? It’s a free. F***ing. Country.” Obama’s favorite Banker Jamie Dimon to New York Magazine – http://abcn.ws/PoPtuT

Campaign of… Hate – “Take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago” – Mitt Romney to Barack Obama during a Post-PM Note speech in Ohio Tuesday night.
VIDEO – abcn.ws/Oj1OxQ

“Campaign of Hate”, the Musical – http://bit.ly/Rhr6B4

How Swing Voters View Romney/Ryan in Wisconsin - Amy Walter snooped in on a focus group and writes – “Among a group of swing voters  - twelve white, suburban women in Milwaukee – the feelings are decidedly mixed. Most of these women, brought together for a focus group conducted Tuesday night by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, think Obama is more approachable than Romney, are leery of the Ryan budget, and think Romney is “hiding something” by not releasing his taxes. But, overall, it’s still the economy – specifically their own fragile economic situation, that is driving their vote.” – http://abcn.ws/RhyRag

Oh that Joe! – “Folks, where’s it written we cannot lead the world in the 20th century in making automobiles?” – http://abcn.ws/NniRNM

Michelle Obama Hops on the Obama Bus - http://abcn.ws/OfgdZh

Fact Check: What Did and Did Not Happen for Illegal Immigrants Today? – President Obama’s controversial immigration policy aimed at providing relief to thousands of young, illegal immigrants enters a new phase today. Here’s a brief look at what it is, and what it isn’t: http://abcn.ws/So8eex (Devin Dwyer)

Medicare Tit – Romney Pledges to Undo Health Law Effects on Medicare; Distinguishes His Plan From Paul Ryan’shttp://abcn.ws/PYS7Cg

Medicare Tat – Obama in Iowa: ‘I Have Strengthened Medicare’- President Obama entered the fight over Medicare today, telling supporters in Iowa that his GOP opponents are being “dishonest about my plan.” http://abcn.ws/R2Nz2o (Mary Bruce)

Being Paul Ryan – One of the two bills Paul Ryan principally wrote in Congress, according to the Washington Post, made arrows cheaper.

He also happens to be a master bowhunter – http://abcn.ws/PmxzZH
A tickler of catfish – http://abcn.ws/NFHFjt
And the mere possibility of his six-pack has made the Internet swoon – http://abcn.ws/Pmy2ec

Biden: Romney’s Ryan Pick Shows ‘Etch-a-Sketch Is Gone’-Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate clearly indicates where the presumptive GOP nominee stands and brushes aside Romney’s ability to use an “etch-a-sketch” in this campaign. http://abcn.ws/TFov1h (Arlette Saenz)

Donald Trump Hints At ‘Wild’ Role At Republican Convention-Donald Trump is keeping his Republican National Convention role a secret for now, but on Wednesday he hinted that whatever it is — it’s going to be “pretty wild.” http://abcn.ws/OxchZv (Michael Falcone)

Special Ops Group Attacks Obama for Bin Laden Boasts, Leaks-A group of former special operations soldiers has launched a media campaign aimed at accusing President Obama of wrongly taking credit for the mission that killed al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden. http://abcn.ws/OdijJ2 (Russell Goldman)

Pennsylvania Court Upholds Voter ID Law – A Pennsylvania judge upheld the state’s strict voter ID law today, rejecting civil rights group’s claims that the law will disenfranchise thousands of voters. http://abcn.ws/N3EEZJ (Amy Bingham)

Condoleezza Rice Makes Modeling Debut in NFL Jersey – Condoleezza Rice is a Browns fan – and she’s not afraid to show it. http://abcn.ws/OcsNID (Meghan Kiesel)

Paul Ryan Meets with Nevada Donors as Protest Rages Outside – Hundreds of protesters greeted Paul Ryan as he met with a small group of Nevada donors including casino magnate Sheldon Adelson at the Venetian hotel. http://abcn.ws/N2zvB3 (Shushannah Walshe)

Tommy Thompson Wins Wisconsin’s GOP Senate Primary – In election-weary Wisconsin, a familiar face has emerged victorious. http://abcn.ws/SkY3aO (Chris Good)

 

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