If it's a scandal at all (there's some debate about this).
For those of you deep in some Chafee County ravine joining us for your monthly sit-down at a Leadville internet cafe, there's been an issue brewing for some time about the possible exposure of a covert CIA agent's identity by the White House to discredit a prominent Iraq war critic (married to the agent). Read this for a relatively impartial summary.
Everyone agrees that the White House is engaged in fighting off a number of potential foreign policy scandals, with the dreaded lame-duck midterms getting ready to launch. But those who support the President do so with great conviction.
The big question is, will the administration's tarnished image (or eventual vindication) matter to Colorado races? Kind of like Bob Beauprez and the UN, or Wayne Allard's recent illegal immigrant grandstanding, it's the same question: do these over-the-horizon issues play in the home districts?