It’s not absolutely clear what he means by that, but given that there are only two obvious interpretations and the more charitable one involves stripping, it’s safe to say it’s an insult. The boss wonders if this is just his attempt to ape Imus or if “ho” humor is mandatory for the MSNBC morning time slot.

If Fred’s so-crazy-it-just-might-work Internet strategy pans out and he does snag the nomination, expect a whole lot more of this from the proud progressive feminists of the left during the campaign. Not the mainstream parts — they’ll want to do it but know they can’t get away with it — but among our friends in the nutroots. It’ll be vicious and relentless and eventually one of them will go too far with their little photoshop habit and we’ll hammer them into a watery blue paste over it. Omri Ceren called it six weeks ago. Prepare yourselves.

Update: Wash out the bad taste with a little good humor from Mitt about the newest candidate in the race.

Update: The Boston Herald’s already starting:

Perhaps Fred’s wife “Jeri” – yes, with an “i” – helps Fred with AARP, Viagra-ed up men: “You still got it goin’, Fred, you dirty dog.”