The Pombo race is coming down to the wire. The national party has sent Laura "The Republican People Still Like" Bush out to pull Pombo’s fat out of the fire.

The Dems are pulling out their big guns too — their big Hollywood Elite Liberal Latte-Sipping Homo Heathen guns, that is. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner — Bennifer II, proud parents of a beautiful 11-month-old girl — are out in California and will appear Saturday at a Defenders of Wildlife event on behalf of Jerry "Not Pombo" McNerney. Can victory be far behind?

In other news, damn Garner’s looking good for a new mother, is all I’m saying.

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