Meanwhile on the GOP ranch

Sarah Palin stepped into it again on Wednesday when she said that the United States has to stand with “our North Korean allies” on Glenn Beck’s syndicated radio show. Read more.

Former House majority leader Tom DeLay, who ruled the Republicans in Congress during the George W. Bush years, was convicted Wednesday of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering for illegally plotting to funnel corporate contributions to home-state legislative candidates in 2002. Read more.