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8:25 PM ET, June 8, 2008

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Brother Nathanael Kapner / Barack Obama:
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Little Green Footballs:
At the Official Obama Site: ‘How the Jewish Lobby Works’  —  Here's yet another disgusting antisemitic page at the official Barack Obama campaign web site, by a group calling itself “Socialists for Obama.”  This group of Jew-haters has apparently been at his site since April …
Carl / Israel Matzav:
Obama explains how the ‘Jewish lobby’ works  —  Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Hussein Obama's official web site has provided seemingly unlimited blogging space for anti-Semites of every race, color and creed to spit their venom about Israel and Jews.
Directorblue / Doug Ross:
Official Obama blog explains how the Jewish Lobby Works
Discussion: protein wisdom
Mark Penn / New York Times:
The Problem Wasn't the Message — It Was the Money  —  Perhaps the most frustrating part of losing a close race is thinking about what else you could have done to win.  You replay the campaign over and over again in your head.  As an adviser to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, I sure do.
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Big Tent Democrat / TalkLeft:
Unity: The Day After  —  Hillary Clinton gave a great speech yesterday.  And Unity is at hand . . .  I'd like to interrupt this Unity Day message with a small reminder to the Barack Obama campaign and the Democratic Party - unless he picks Hillary Clinton as his running mate …
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
HILLARY AS VEEP?....Big Tent Democrat is happy that Democrats …
Bob Kerrey / New York Times:
What Went Wrong | The Gentlewoman From Illinois
Discussion: James Fallows
Logan Murphy / Crooks and Liars:   Bob Schieffer Commentary: “Hillary Clinton Gave The Speech Of Her Life Yesterday”
Sharon Churcher / Daily Mail:
The wife U.S. Republican John McCain callously left behind  —  Now that Hillary Clinton has at last formally withdrawn from the race for the White House, the eyes of America and the world will focus on Barack Obama and his Republican rival Senator John McCain.
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
The unhappy warrior  —  Openly frustrated by what they see as an ongoing double standard in the press's treatment of his campaign, Sen. John McCain and his aides have been aggressively denouncing unfavorable stories as “smear jobs” and “scurrilous attacks,” while the candidate himself …
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Los Angeles Times:
Obama and McCain, the same?
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Fox News Producer Ambushes Bill Moyers; Gets Taste Of His Own Medicine  —  I think this is my favorite piece of video footage since Jon Stewart told off Tucker Carlson on Crossfire.  Seriously, watch it again and again, it just gets better.  —  At the National Conference for Media Reform …
Matt / Think Progress:
Duffy: ‘White House Lawyers Are Concerned’ McClellan's Book Will Reignite ‘The Valerie Plame Business’  —  In his explosive new memoir, former White House press secretary Scott McClellan claims that Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, “and possibly Vice President Cheney” encouraged him to “repeat a lie” …
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Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 46%, McCain 44%  —  Trend in nightly results moving in Obama's favor  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Voter preferences in the presidential election remain closely split between Barack Obama, now favored by 46% of national registered voters, and John McCain, favored by 44%.
Discussion: MyDD, Newshoggers.com and Open Left
Rasmussen Reports:
Voters Give Media Failing Grades in Objectivity for Election 2008  —  Just 17% of voters nationwide believe that most reporters try to offer unbiased coverage of election campaigns.  A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that four times as many—68%—believe most reporters try to help the candidate that they want to win.
Newsweek:
How to Beat a Rock Star: ‘Substance.’  —  There is, McCain says, ‘a right change and a wrong change.’ His general-election case, in his own words.  —  From the road in Florida last Friday morning, en route to a fund-raiser and then a tour of the Everglades, John McCain spoke …
Discussion: Jonathan Martin's Blogs and MyDD
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog:
Why is McCain getting $58,000 a year in disability income?  —  First off, I find it fascinating that John McCain, who is refusing to vote for the GI Bill for our troops because “it's too generous,” is himself getting $58,000 a year, tax-free, from the US government for his military service.
CNNMoney.com:
Gas price record reaches $4 a gallon  —  AAA's daily survey tops the milestone for the first time after a 1.7-cent rise Sunday.  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Gasoline rose to a milestone mark Sunday as the national average compiled by motorist group AAA reached $4 a gallon for the first time.
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Adam Schreck / Associated Press:
Gas hits national average of $4 for the first time
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
 
 
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