Saturday, January 22, 2011


Okay, we all get it, a presidential election is just short of two years away, and there are a number of interesting GOP wannabees trying to elbow each other out of the way.

But with nearly 15 million Americans officially unemployed, the nation's old-age security programs sliding into insolvency, 100,000 troops at risk in a faltering campaign in Afghanistan, a chasming federal debt, and an unaddressed climate catastrophe, is a GOP horse-race article really the best use of WaPo newsprint?