Mickey Kaus: From out here in California, this rallying-around by virtually the entire city of Washington, D.C., looks bizarre. What is there that’s so golden about a seemingly bland centrist governor from Arizona? Is she provocative and surprisingly candid, like former Arizona governor Bruce Babbit? No, she’s mind-numbingly cautious. She has a “good skill set,” volunteers ex-Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff. To what great end has it been employed? What difficult (or easy) reform has she accomplished? Aren’t there a lot of people in the country with good skill sets? It’s not like this was her first public screw-up….