Barbour’s serious staff

Haley Barbour continues to bring on board people thought-of as top-shelf state operatives, something that’s also been true of Romney (of course), Pawlenty, and, perhaps surprisingly, Rick Santorum:

In what may be a sign that Haley Barbour is ready to go from potential presidential contender to candidate, the Mississippi governor has signed up veteran Florida political strategist Sally Bradshaw.

Bradshaw told the Herald/Times that she is joining the Barbour campaign and will be doing work for his political committee. “If he becomes a presidential candidate I’ll work for him here,” she said.