Credit to Gov Christie not only for nominating a Muslim judge, but for defending him from "the crazy" despite a barrage of outrage from his fellow right-wingers. His position is the true conservative one.
Meanwhile, I gotta admit Sarah Palin got off a good one over Joe Biden's comparing the behavior of teabaggRs to that of terrorists. Within a not-necessarily-broad definition of terrorism -- holding an entity hostage under threat of destruction in order to get their way -- Biden is right. I've said so here, and so have others.