It's not every day that a flack winds up on the front page of the daily newspaper—and that's a very good thing—but Bill Hobbs, who has been fomenting controversies for the state Republican party for months now, certainly deserves his 15 inches of fame today
in The Tennessean
. From his video last month introducing Michelle Obama to Tennessee to that February press release making a pointed referenced to a Barack Hussein Obama, Hobbs knows how to garner media attention, even if a lot of it is blistering. Still, my guess is that Hobbs keeps the party's right-wing base riled up and engaged, which is no small accomplishment at a time when Republicans are suddenly vulnerable throughout the South.