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Dragging Down Obama

Check this: Karl Rove is trying to lead a challenge to Eric Holder’s nomination as AG of the US. I don’t think Rove or any other part of the GOP cares particularly about Eric Holder per se, they care about Holder’s connections to Clintons, who they would like to tie to Obama.¬† It’s an effort to re-inscribe the partisan frame around Obama and his Administration¬† – and points out the risks O took in bringing so many Clinton-types into the fold when building his Administration.