Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:25 PM ET, December 14, 2007

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2008: Florida Republican Primary  —  Florida: Huckabee 27% Romney 23% Giuliani 19%  —  Mitt Romney's strategy for winning the Republican nomination was to win the early states and build momentum.  Rudy Giuliani's plan was to accept defeats in the early states and come back strong …
RELATED:
Ed Tibbetts / Quad City Times:
Obama, Huckabee lead new Iowa poll  —  Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee hold 9-point leads in Iowa with less than three weeks to go before the Jan. 3 caucuses, according to a new poll conducted for the Quad-City Times and other Lee Enterprises newspapers.
Ross Douthat:
Huckenfreude (n): Pleasure derived from the outrage of prominent conservative pundits over the rising poll numbers of Mike Huckabee.  Particularly sharp when the pundits in question are partisans of Rudy Giuliani, but extends to supporters of Mitt Romney as well.
Gordon Trowbridge / Detroit News:
New polls in the Michigan primary campaign  —  Two new independent polls of Michigan primary voters out today add to the evidence for a surge for Mike Huckabee in Michigan, a decline for Rudy Giuliani and the possibility of a John McCain surge if the GOP contest draws lots of independents and Democrats.
CNN Political Ticker:
S.C. poll: Huckabee bolts to top of GOP; Obama cuts into Clinton lead  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee surged to the top among Republican presidential candidates in South Carolina, while Sen. Hillary Clinton's lead over Sen. Barack Obama among Democrats narrowed since July in that state, according to a new poll.
Sarah Liebowitz / Concord Monitor:
Obama edges Clinton in poll  —  Romney well ahead in 'Monitor' survey  —  December 14.  —  Barack Obama has come from behind to turn the Democratic presidential race in New Hampshire into a toss-up, according to a new Monitor opinion poll.  The results - which show Obama with a one-point edge …
Primary Monitor / yourconcord.com:
Monitor poll: Romney +13
Blue Texan / Firedoglake:   Peggy Noonan: Ronald Reagan Wouldn't Make It In Today's Fundie GOP
Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
Rivals try class warfare against Romney
Discussion: The New Republic
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Mukasey Rejects Call for CIA Tape Details  —  Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey today sharply rebuffed congressional demands for details about the Justice Department's inquiry into the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes, saying that providing such information would make it appear that the department was …
Discussion: TPMmuckraker
RELATED:
CNN:
FISA Bill With Telco Immunity To Be Debated Monday  —  WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Friday that debate on the legislation underpinning the government's warrantless wiretapping program will begin Monday.  —  Speaking in the Senate, Reid said he would bring forward …
Discussion: TPM Election Central and TalkLeft
BBC:
Iraqi oil exceeds pre-war output  —  Iraqi oil production is above the levels seen before the US-led invasion of the country in 2003, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).  —  The IEA said Iraqi crude production is now running at 2.3 million barrels per day, compared with 1.9 million barrels at the start of this year.
Michael Hirsh / Newsweek:
Why Isn't Gore Running?  —  The White House is the place to battle global warming.  —  There he was again on the world stage—in Oslo this time—celebrating his Nobel Peace Prize with singer Melissa Etheridge and actress Uma Thurman, the Hollywood hottie who called him "adorable" …
RELATED:
Matthew Yglesias:
The Case for Gore  —  Michael Hirsch says Al Gore should run for president.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
CNN Political Ticker:
Veteran GOP strategist signs on with Huckabee  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A veteran Republican strategist considered by many the architect of Ronald Reagan's 1984 landslide election victory is set to take the helm of Mike Huckabee's surging presidential bid, CNN has learned.
RELATED:
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Iowa GOPers consider additional debate  —  DES MOINES — Dissatisfied with the debate here Wednesday that drew widespread scorn, Iowa Republicans will discuss on Friday the possibility of holding another forum before the January 3rd caucuses.  —  The debate this week, sponsored …
Michael Crowley / The New Republic:
Hillary's New Pitch: "No Surprises"  —  Johnston, Iowa— Hillary just held an extraordinary press conference here after taping an interview with Iowa public television in which she introduced a provocative new theme to her candidacy: "[T]here are no surprises."
Rich Lowry / National Review:
Huckacide  —  Editor's note: This column is available exclusively through King Features Syndicate.  For permission to reprint or excerpt this copyrighted material, please contact: kfsreprint@hearstsc.com, or phone 800-708-7311, ext 246).  —  The ghost of Howard Dean haunts the pundit class.
Deacon / Power Line:
HE'S NOT A DOCTOR OF THEOLOGY, HE JUST PLAYS ONE ON TV  —  In a post-debate interview with CBN News last month, Mike Huckabee claimed that he is uniquely qualified to lead the war on terror because he has a theology degree.  Huckabee said: … The notion that a theology degree constitutes …
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
Apologies From the Heart (of Darkness?)  —  It must be the season of apologies in presidential politics.  —  Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized personally to Senator Barack Obama on Thursday for a top adviser's public suggestion that Republicans would go after Mr. Obama for his youthful drug use.
Gateway Pundit:
MULLAHS PUNKED— So Much For That Modesty Campaign  —  Sadly, someone played a video switcheroo on the Iranian hardliners.  —  This probably didn't sit too well with the mullahs and their battle against immodesty and women.  —  The billboard video display was certainly not cleric approved …
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Say Anything
Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
Bush Demands Freedom to Torture  —  President Bush's repeated insistence that "we don't torture" appeared even more transparently bogus yesterday as the White House threatened to veto a House bill that would explicitly ban a variety of abhorrent practices.  —  The bill would require U.S …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
How Awful Is Mark Penn?  —  This awful:  —  Ezra: … What arguments?  The only sliver of policy difference is health care mandates.  The rest is "experience", "dynasty," "inevitability", "competence."  No wonder their only current argument is: cocaine.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:25 PM ET, December 14, 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 Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Pajamas Media:
Fear  —  You injure yourself, and in that first moment …
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
ENTITLEMENTS....Speaking of charts and the CBO, here's …
Peter Robinson / The Corner:
Last Thoughts Re Abe and Fred
Matthew Yglesias:
Weak Field  —  I know some netroots types are frustrated …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Scarce / Crooks and Liars:
Huckabee congratulates Canada on preserving its National Igloo
Steve Quinn / Associated Press:
Gov. Palin strikes a few poses for fashion magazine
Little Green Footballs:
Video: Hamas MP Says 'Jews Are Creating Artificial Earthquakes'
 Earlier Items: 
Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
ENHANCED BULLS***T TECHNIQUES.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Delegate Math, Cont.
Discussion: The Corner
SITE Intelligence Group / SITE Institute:
"Annapolis - The Treason" …
RADAR:
BUSH SECRET SHREDDING SOARS
Matthew Yglesias:
Class Warfare  —  Here's a chart based on Paul Krugman's writeup …
New York Post:
SO, WHAT'S THE FREQUENCY AT THE ATLANTIC?
Discussion: FishBowlDC, CBS News and Romenesko
Rebecca Smithers / Guardian:
Britons 'drink more than we thought'
Discussion: Slog and The Impolitic
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Gene Maddaus / Variety:
A Los Angeles ethics agency fines former CBS CEO Les Moonves $15K for misconduct in obtaining confidential police info about a sexual assault claim against him

Jessica Testa / New York Times:
A look at Highsnobiety, a creative consultancy and clothing line, as well as magazine and website led by EIC Willa Bennett covering fashion and youth culture

Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Uri Berliner says he is resigning from NPR as he “cannot work in a newsroom where I am disparaged by a new CEO whose divisive views confirm” NPR's problems

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page