So it turns out everyone on Capitol Hill has resented Anthony Weiner for years — the old showhorse vs. workhorse complaint, reports our colleague Jason Horowitz . “Several [fellow members of the New York state delegation] said in interviews that they regarded his diminished stature as more of a loss to cable television bookers than to the Democratic legislative agenda.” Also: Can Weiner survive? And Scott Pelley buries Weinergate in his CBS News debut.
Cut Sarah Palin a break: Pretty much every politician who steps in front of a C-SPAN camera has misquoted our founding fathers or told a garbled history, and David Fahrenthold has catalogued some of the best instances.
Don’t switch the blade on the guy in shades, oh no: Sulaimon Brown showed up in front of the D.C. Council committee that had subpoenaed him like it was the last reel of “Risky Business” — wearing sunglasses that he refused to take off, much to the consternation of council members.