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8:58 AM, May 26, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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Wherefore art that famous temperament? "He needs to take a Valium before he comes in and talks to Republicans," Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., told reporters. "He's pretty thin-skinned."

The Daily Grind

McCain and Kyl on border troop deployment: "Weak."

Liberals pretty darn sensitive about Obama's name being attached to a health care bill that's totally awesome and not broken at all, and will solve all our problems.

Cool: Dino Rossi will announce his candidacy online only.

Joe Biden naming Brussels the capital of the free world. It's such a relief we didn't elect a vice president who says silly things, huh?

"I think he's said quite enough for the time being." 

Another "what if it were Bush" moment from the most transparent administration ever: "But in a sign of defensiveness, Gibbs called White House reporters into the West Wing Friday and criticized them for asking too many BP questions."

Lovely.

We can't lose.

Obama heckled by DADT opponents again. Where's the hand-wringing about civility?

Bobby Jindal's second act: "Still, even critics acknowledge that the former Rhodes scholar is intelligent, energetic and on top of the crisis. And for all his running around, Jindal’s political fate — like Obama’s — will be decided by uncontrollable events 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf." 

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