There’s an old saying in politics that when your opponant is in the process of destroying himself it’s best to stay out of the way
Good idea, but not always applicable. Sitting it out completely might give the opponant an opportunity to recover. I’d say its better to be cautious and use a light hand, keeping ready to exploit at the last possible moment.
I felt that the Wright “Damn America” revellation could have destroyed Obama had it been properly managed to achieve it’s greatest impact in early October 2008. Felt the same thing about the various Clinton sex scandals.
Conservatives need to appreciate the value of a drip drip drip scenario and restrain our impulses to charge in where angels fear to tread on this. We have a year and a half until the midterms, plenty of time to manage this in the most beneficial manner possible
After the burglary was discovered and the perps arrested, it was reported as just that...a burglary at Democratic headquarters.
It was only after weeks of Dem caterwauling that the media decided to run with it, with remarkable tenacity I must say.
Too bad Krauthammer wasn't there to temper their enthusiasm.