Speaking of guys wooed by Obama who haven’t rolled over the way we expected, here’s Maverick rubbing The One’s face in his pet issue last night. Normally I think this subject’s a political loser, but Obama’s hypocrisy about it is so egregious and public weariness of nonstop spending such fertile ground for a comeback that it can only help to remind them how much crap their money’s buying this time around. Starts slow, but stick with it. Things pick up around 3:00.

McCain’s amendment calling for the spending bill’s 9,000 earmarks to be stripped out was rejected today, predictably enough. And predictably enough, among the eight Republicans voting no were … Collins, Snowe, and Specter. Click the image to watch.