Base Closings Are Important Too

The folks over at give a quick, solid overview of the initial political winners and losers of the base closing list. (Give Kos credit for having it up at 10:42 in the AM, just minutes after the list was released.) On his greatest hits list: Sen. John Thune, who couldn't save Ellsworth AFB, Connecticut GOP Reps (CT was the biggest personnel net loser on the hit list), Trent Lott (I guess not being Maj Leader hurts), Olympia Snowe (running for reelection ... after losing three military bases).