Shuster Suspended from MSNBC – Apologizes to the Clintons

In my Late Night Reads last night, I posted a link to Taylor Marsh’s post on David Shuster’s contemptable sexist remarks made about Chelsea Clinton. The Clinton campaign hit back hard today: Asked about Shuster’s “pimp” comment, Wolfson denounced the comment as “disgusting” and “beneath contempt,” adding: “It’s the kind … Continue reading

Bill Clinton Doesn’t Want to Be the Story

Via The Page: “Bill Clinton tells NBC’s Portland, Maine affiliate that he is not a “spouse like any other spouse who can defend his candidate” and now knows he needs to be more careful on the stump.” Watch the interview: H/T to Taylor. UPDATE: AP News expands on this story, … Continue reading

Late Night Reads

Lambert on Corrente: More faux outrage from the OFB. Taylor Marsh: David Shuster Says Chelsea ‘Pimped Out’ by Hillary. From The Trail… “President Bush plans to give an implicit endorsement of onetime rival John McCain’s conservative bona fides tomorrow as the Arizona senator seeks to consolidate the party behind his … Continue reading

Hillary’s Women

On Open Left, Matt Stoller has an interesting post about Hillary’s Women. Stoller notes that the Clinton campaign had not really tapped into the online donor mode until now and it “is remarkable” that in “about the last 48 hours” the Hillary Clinton campaign has brought in “around $7 million from 45,000 … Continue reading

Whoppi Goldberg on Why She Switched from Obama to Clinton

Via the HuffPo, Whoppi Goldberg explains why she switched from Obama to Hillary Clinton: Whoopi cited Clinton’s statement that she would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. Whoopi previously believed that Obama had made that pledge first, but apparently she was mistaken. Chalk one up for who … Continue reading

Emily’s List Says: No So Fast!

In the wake of the news that Hillary Clinton had loaned her campaign $5 million and her staff might be going with out pay, Emily’s List sent out a fundraising appeal today for Hillary Clinton. As it turns out Clinton’s staff is not going with out pay, as ABC reported this … Continue reading

Join The Movement or Has the Obamamania Gotten Out of Hand

I have written here a few times in recent days about of the hype around the Obama “movement” as he calls it and the fact many people don’t want to “join” a “movement,” they want a leader. In some ways, I have told a few people in conversation off The … Continue reading

Donations Pour In For Hillary Clinton

Word has it that donations are pouring in for both the Clinton and Obama campaigns, so gloating Obama supporters can step back a few paces, because Team Clinton is raising donations fast and strong. As I reported here earlier this morning (or late last night), “The media and the blogosphere was a flutter … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

So much news, so much to do, so little time. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Morning cuppa?: Check Daily Youtubery?: Check. Ledisi – Alright Today’s Ten Post Round-Up?: Check. 1: Democrats stormed the polls, Tuesday… Democratic turnout thumped GOP turnout yesterday—AMERICAblog 2: Court tosses sexual assault case back to … Continue reading