Newark Mayor Booker Has Utterly Shocking Change of Heart (UPDATE)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), New Jersey's snow-plowing hero and sporadic comedic genius, has demonstrated his skills in a longstanding discipline among politicians: the walk-back. On Meet the Press yesterday, Booker derided President Obama's attacks on private equity as "nauseating," elaborating that "we're getting to a ridiculous point in America. ... If you look at the totality of the record of Bain Capital [the company whose links to Mitt Romney have been giving the Republican nominee some trouble this cycle], they've done a lot to support businesses, to grow businesses." Now, however, this "surrogate of the Obama campaign" is expressing remorse over his doubtless incredibly insulting and hurtful choice of words.  In a subsequent YouTube video, Booker devolved into complete Democrat stump-speech mode, starting out strong with his conviction that "President Barack Obama has done such a strong job as a leader of our nation, that he more than deserves re-election."  From...(Read Full Post)