a lifelong asshole as simply an asshole? (His wife's career that's tied to the Vice President aside, of course.) "The reaction of some of Mr. Clinton’s allies [to Bill Richardson's endorsement of Barack Obama] suggests that might have been a wise decision. “An act of betrayal,” said James Carville, an adviser to Mrs. Clinton and a friend of Mr. Clinton. “Mr. Richardson’s endorsement came right around the anniversary of the day when Judas sold out for 30 pieces of silver, so I think the timing is appropriate, if ironic,” Mr. Carville said, referring to Holy Week." Jesus wept.