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One of the distinguishing characteristics of Republicans is their willingness to say whatever seems advantageous at the moment, regardless of the facts and regardless of what they said yesterday or might say tomorrow, because it could help them get what they want! right! now!

You might call it the of-course-I’ll-respect-you-in-the-morning style of campaigning.  

Steve Benen looks at Mike Huckabee’s complaint about Jack Conway’s ad in Kentucky:

Yes, Mike Huckabee said, in print, that he disapproves of those who try to “show-off and parade” their faith “for the purpose of getting a vote.”

And we know what comes after of-course-I’ll-respect-you-in-the-morning . . . .