BARNEY FRANK’S EXIT sets off a scramble.

Plus: “Before YouTube, people assumed that Frank won his elections with his wit and charm. Only after watching him insult voters to their face and shout down town hall attendees did Barney’s real secret emerge: Gerrymandering.”

Plus: “The open secret is that, as a congressman, Barney Frank has been wrong about almost every major policy in his long public career. From Reaganomics to Obamacare, his predictions of future performance have been wildly, embarrassingly off the mark. When he’s attempted to lead, he’s almost always taken off in the worst direction.”