If you were a beleaguered New York Times columnist fighting off mean attacks after inadvertently borrowing the words of another writer (and they were borrowed because she gave them right back), what would be the best way to get back in the good graces of your base? If you answered "Get attacked by Karl Rove" you win the big prize at the pundit carnival booth.
In case you can't play video or if the sight of Satan-spawn Turd Blossom raises your blood pressure to emergency room levels, here is what he had to say:
I think Maureen Dowd is a bitter, twisted, deranged columnist for The New York Times who misses no opportunity to show her disdain for the conservative side of the aisleHe then tells of trying to buy her affections with flowers like she was a cheap whore. Sorry, you gotta do better than that. For Maureen, it's shoes or better to get in her good graces. Just ask Aaron Sorkin.
He then goes on to say:
I admire her writing, but she is a very nasty, snarky person.And that is what we love about her.
Hat tip to Politico who beat nine million other links to my inbox.