Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Why endorse McCain?, AZ to release immigration training plan for cops, Right-wing news org: Obama administration blocking media access to Gulf response.
A candidate who wins despite NR’s endorsement of his opponent could become hostile — and less open to our ideas — especially because he knows NR’s endorsement of the other guy will be used by the Left as a cudgel against him. And then there’s NR’s readership: Not only would the magazine appear less influential if its conservative readers reject its preferred candidate; readers will be doubly miffed if their preferred candidate loses a tight general-election race to a leftist who has exploited the NR endorsement.
- KTAR.com: AZ to release immigration training plan for cops
Arizona officials plan to release a training program Thursday designed to teach police officers to enforce a tough new crackdown on illegal immigration without racially profiling.
- Hot Air: Right-wing news org: Obama administration blocking media access to Gulf response
Well, who’s going to believe Fox News when they complain about access to the federal response in the Gulf? After all, they’re nothing more than a part of the right-wing noise machine, right? Why, I’ll bet that Sean Hannity has — er, what? It’s not Fox News? Must be the New York Post, then.