Eight days to go and we find A$a in Washington, advocating for Arkansas farmers. Release on the jump. A campaign spokesman insists in response to our question that, while the candidate had several other meetings in Washington today, all were related to Arkansas politics, not any private business interests. What he meant was, A$a was shaking down lobbyists for money.

Elsewhere, we’re checking a rumor that Mike Beebe has filed objections to ads linking him to the felonious Nick Wilson.  The ads distort reality pretty dramatically, but what’s new?