Profiles in courage

I think it’s hilarious that moderate Republicans like former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, former White House spokesman Scott McClellan, and former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson all decided to endorse Barack Obama this week now that Colin Powell has weighed in and the Democratic nominee appears poised for a crushing victory on Nov. 4. It’s kind ...

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WASHINGTON - JUNE 20: Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill June 20, 2008 in Washington, DC. McClellan, a former White House press secretary for US President George W. Bush, appeared before the committee to testify about the leak CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

I think it's hilarious that moderate Republicans like former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, former White House spokesman Scott McClellan, and former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson all decided to endorse Barack Obama this week now that Colin Powell has weighed in and the Democratic nominee appears poised for a crushing victory on Nov. 4.

It's kind of like when Italy declared war on France in June of 1940, four days before the Germans took Paris. Or maybe it's more like when Italy declared war on Germany in 1943, a full year and a half before the Germans actually surrendered. I can't decide which.

Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

I think it’s hilarious that moderate Republicans like former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, former White House spokesman Scott McClellan, and former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson all decided to endorse Barack Obama this week now that Colin Powell has weighed in and the Democratic nominee appears poised for a crushing victory on Nov. 4.

It’s kind of like when Italy declared war on France in June of 1940, four days before the Germans took Paris. Or maybe it’s more like when Italy declared war on Germany in 1943, a full year and a half before the Germans actually surrendered. I can’t decide which.

Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

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