Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:15 PM ET, October 31, 2007

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Roger Simon / The Politico:
Obama, Edwards attack; Clinton bombs debate  —  PHILADELPHIA - - We now know something that we did not know before: When Hillary Clinton has a bad night, she really has a bad night.  —  In a debate against six Democratic opponents at Drexel University here Tuesday, Clinton gave the worst performance of her entire campaign.
RELATED:
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Clinton On The Ropes  —  One thing that strikes me about these debates: the Democrats are much more boring than the Republicans.  I'm not entirely sure why.  My hunch is that the Democrats actually think they may need to govern the country, and the Republicans are still just having some fun in the post-Bush wreckage.
New York Times:
The Democratic Debate on MSNBC  —  The following is a transcript of the Democratic Presidential debate in Philadelphia, as provided by Federal News Service.  —  PARTICIPANTS:  —  FORMER SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS (D-NC)  —  SENATOR BARACK OBAMA (D-IL)  —  MODERATORS:  —  MR. WILLIAMS: Senator Obama, we'll begin with you.
Garance Franke-Ruta / American Prospect:
DEBATE WRAP-UP, II.
Kate Sheppard / American Prospect:
LICENSES AND PRIVILEGE.  —  Several things from last night's debate stood out for me.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Ezra Klein
Anne Gearan / Associated Press:
Longtime Bush adviser leaving State  —  WASHINGTON - Karen Hughes, who led efforts to improve the U.S. image abroad and was one of President Bush's last remaining advisers from the close circle of Texas aides, will leave the government at the end of the year.
Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
Tim Russert: Stop the Inanity  —  Russert passes for a "tough" interviewer by adopting a confrontational pose rather than asking genuinely challenging questions.  Which is why he's a terrible moderator for our presidential debates.  —  Last month, near the end of the Democratic presidential debate …
Discussion: Eschaton, PBS and Ezra Klein
Molly Ivors / Whiskey Fire:
The Chicks Are Back  —  It's hardly news that Maureen Dowd is a shallow, bitchy Mean Girl more interested in fashion and surfaces than policy.  Her place on the NYTimes opinion page reveals the lie that feminism has accomplished all it needed to and we're done with it: she's taking a place …
RELATED:
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Hillary la Française, Cherchez la Femme?  —  It's an odd cultural inversion.  —  The French first lady, the one in a role where wives traditionally ignored and overlooked their husbands' peccadilloes for the greater gain of keeping their marriages intact and running the Élysée Palace …
Discussion: ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES and MSNBC
Military.com:
Navy Destroyer Battles Pirates  —  Sailors from the Norfolk-based destroyer James E. Williams boarded a North Korean merchant ship that had been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia, while two other Navy vessels tailed a pirated Japanese ship in the same region.
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Kucinich Questions Bush's Mental Health  —  Well, really, who among us hasn't?  —  Download (1373) |  Play (1956) Download (1117) |  Play (918) (h/t Bill)
Discussion: Associated Press
RELATED:
Jeffrey Mize / Columbian:
Police report sheds new light on Curtis encounter  —  State Rep. Richard Curtis, R-La Center, admitted to having sex with a man he met at an adult video store in Spokane last week, according to a police report released Tuesday afternoon.  —  The police report offers a damning and far different version …
Daisy Nguyen / Associated Press:
Officials: Boy With Matches Started Fire  —  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - Officials blamed a wildfire that consumed more than 38,000 acres and destroyed 21 homes last week on a boy playing with matches, and said they would ask a prosecutor to consider the case.
Keith L. Alexander / Washington Post:
Judge Who Lost Pant Suit Loses Job  —  Roy L. Pearson Jr., the administrative law judge who lost his $54 million lawsuit against a Northeast Washington dry cleaner, lost his job yesterday and was ordered to vacate his office, sources said.  —  Pearson, 57, who had served as a judge for two years …
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics and The BLT
The Corner:
Indoctrination U  —  Just when you think you've seen it all, someone points you to something like the University of Delaware's COMPULSORY indoctrination program in "diversity" and "social justice" for resident students.  Unbelievable.  I have got a private copy of the document, but it is …
Peter Baker / Washington Post:
With Book, Gerson Is Back To Fight for GOP's Identity  —  Former Adviser of Bush Seeks to 'Save Conservatism'  —  For Michael Gerson, the pattern became discouragingly familiar.  A proposal to help the poor or sick would be presented at a White House meeting, but Vice President Cheney's office …
Little Green Footballs:
Perrin Responds to 'Death Threat' Challenge: 'Uh, I Forgot'  —  Dennis Perrin, who posted an irresponsible, libelous accusation at Huffington Post that an LGF reader threatened to "track down his IP address and kill him," has posted a typically insult-laden response to my challenge to prove his allegation …
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
Waxman: White House Withholding Abramoff Docs  —  Even though Jack Abramoff is about to celebrate his one year anniversary of reporting to prison, House sleuth Henry Waxman (D-CA) hasn't forgotten about the convicted briber.  —  Oversight committee chairman Waxman is continuing to press …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 4:15 PM ET, October 31, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Peter Hamby / CNN:
Source: Colbert will file for S.C. Democratic primary
HillaryClinton.com:
The Politics Of Pile-On
Discussion: Political Radar and Spin Cycle
John Cole / Balloon Juice:
Say Hello to the Newest Member of the Vast Left Wing Conspiracy
Admiral William J. Fallon / United States Central …:
U.S. Central Command
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Col. Boylan's implosion accelerates
Robert J. Samuelson / Washington Post:
The Global Poverty Trap
Discussion: EconLog
Jim Snyder / The Hill:
1872 mining law triggers modern-day lobbying duel
Dean Barnett / Weekly Standard:
The Real Iraqi Miracle
 Earlier Items: 
Mark Kukis / Time:
Has the Surge Reached Its Limits?
Associated Press:
Cleric: Women's Sexy Clothing Distracting Muslim Men From Sleep, Prayers
Helen Smith / Pajamas Media:
ASK DR. HELEN: SHOULD MEN GET MARRIED?
Michelle Malkin:
The vote on LOST: American sovereignty on the line; Vote-17-4 …
The Atlantic Online:
Everything Sucks, I Blame Mexicans
Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Specter's pet project: Sexual abstinence
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
Giuliani's Prostate Cancer Figure Is Disputed
Matt Margolis / Blogs for Bush:
FEC Complaint Filed Against Hillary Clinton for President Committee