Republicans have to be licking their chops for 2010 after the eruption of AIG bonus outrage on Capitol Hill — and the revelation that the Obama administration insisted on paving the way for them with Chris Dodd as chief enabler. In fact, they don’t have to wait for 2010 at all, as Jim Tedisco and the NRCC discovered. Tedisco goes after opponent Scott Murphy for being “one of them”:

I don’t know. The argument will work well against Democratic incumbents, but criticizing Murphy for paying out bonuses in the private sector seems like a non-sequitur to me. Murphy’s support for the bonuses is fair game, though.

How about a better question: why was Scott Murphy allowed in the White House Situation Room to plot his political campaign?