First, Frank Rich on Christine O'Donnell and how she and her template Sarah Palin weave attacks against them into a "brilliant cloak of martyrdom."

They are very good at this.

For a shockingly direct example, see O'Donnell's latest ad:

And there we have it. "Tired of people smarter than you running the country? Hire me! I'm dumber than a bag of hammers, just like you!"

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