The Sunlight Foundation finds Karl Rove's American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS spent more than $200 million on the elections but backed no winning candidates. ...Political Wire
Just when I thought there was too much bliss for one day, here comes another. US Chamber of Commerce execs have begun "the brutal process of assessing what went wrong at the nation’s leading business organization." That comes from Tom Hamburger and Jia Lynn Yang at WaPo who make it seem as though jobs may be on the line.
“Even the Chamber’s close allies agreed that this year’s record spending yielded disappointment and exposed potential rifts in the business community just as Congress begins to tackle the so-called “fiscal cliff” and related tax and spending issues,” their story says.
“‘It is ugly,” said one veteran of Chamber campaigns, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to avoid alienating the group.’”...WaPo
Maybe Rove and the Chamber's leaders will go down in infamy together.
Maybe the Supreme Court expected this to happen.
Too much joy.
Wait! There's more! The Senate wasn't punishment enough!
The results were not much better in the House, where the Chamber poured more than $7 million into 22 races, according to the CRP. The Chamber’s candidates picked up only four wins. ...WaPo