Via the Right Scoop, proof positive that Palin’s not the only Republican governor who knows how to spin populist gold out of Obama’s failings. The necessary materials? An extremely popular Arizona immigration law, soon to be challenged by the federal government; freaky deaky reports of parts of the state turning into no man’s land thanks to weak border enforcement; and of course a broken promise by The One to send at least token reinforcements to help out. Weave them all together and voila — you’ve got an incumbent who was struggling three months ago on her way to re-election with 55 percent. Well played, Jan Brewer. Very well played.

Oh, fun fact. Here’s the guy Obama’s tapped to coordinate federal and state immigration enforcement. What could go wrong?