Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:25 AM ET, March 7, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
David Brooks / New York Times:
Playing by Clinton Rules  —  Barack Obama had a theory.  It was that the voters are tired of the partisan paralysis of the past 20 years.  The theory was that if Obama could inspire a grass-roots movement with a new kind of leadership, he could ride it to the White House and end gridlock in Washington.
RELATED:
NY Daily News:
A monstrous oops for Obama  —  BY MICHAEL SAUL IN NEW YORK AND KENNETH R. BAZINET IN WASHINGTON  —  A senior foreign policy adviser to Barack Obama was forced to apologize Thursday night for describing Hillary Clinton as a “monster” during an interview with a Scottish newspaper …
USA Today:
Archivists block release of Clinton papers  —  LITTLE ROCK — Federal archivists at the Clinton Presidential Library are blocking the release of hundreds of pages of White House papers on pardons that the former president approved, including clemency for fugitive commodities trader Marc Rich.
Frank James / The Swamp:
Obama adviser regrets calling Clinton a ‘monster’  —  Samantha Power.  Power in Manhattan in January 2003.  (Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times)  —  by Rick Pearson  —  JACKSON, Miss.—Sen. Barack Obama suffered another foreign policy snafu with one of his advisers …
Gerri Peev / The Scotsman:
Inside US poll battle as fight turns dirty for Democrats  —  HILLARY Clinton has been branded a “monster” by one of Barack Obama's top advisers, as the gloves come off in the race to win the Democrat nomination.  —  In recent TV appearances Mrs Clinton had looked desperate and on the back foot.
Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Clinton supporter is armed and dangerous  —  Together, New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell make an odd pairing.  Clinton is the model of message discipline, a politician whose steely demeanor and unerring ways cause voters to question her authenticity.
Washington Post:
Clinton Strengths Aren't Lost on The Obama Team
Discussion: MSNBC and The Politico
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Clintons blocking release of pardon papers
bls.gov:
Employment Situation Summary  —  Technical information:  —  Household data: (202) 691-6378 USDL 08-0294  —  Establishment data:(202) 691-6555 Transmission of material in this release  —  http://www.bls.gov/ces/ is embargoed until 8:30 A.M. (EST), Media contact: (202) 691-5902 Friday, March 7, 2008.
Times of London:
Hamas claims Jerusalem massacre, as students are buried  —  Sheera Frenkel in Jerusalem, Fran Yeoman and agencies  —  Hamas, the militant Palestinian movement that controls the Gaza Strip, this afternoon claimed responsibility for last night's attack on a Jerusalem seminary that left eight students dead.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Yourish.com
RELATED:
George McGovern / Wall Street Journal:
Freedom Means Responsibility  —  Nearly 16 years ago in these very pages, I wrote that “'one-size-fits all' rules for business ignore the reality of the market place.”  Today I'm watching some broad rules evolve on individual decisions that are even worse.  —  Under the guise of protecting us …
Discussion: Hot Air and Overcoming Bias
Larry David / The Huffington Post:
On the Red Phone  —  Here's an idea for an Obama ad: a montage of Clinton's Sybillish personalities that have surfaced during the campaign with a solemn voiceover at the end saying, “Does anyone want this nut answering the phone?”  —  How is it that she became the one who's perceived …
Discussion: The Reaction
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
Earmark Nation  —  Newly minted presidential nominee John McCain stepped into the Rose Garden this week to receive President Bush's blessing.  What the cameras didn't catch were pork-addicted congressional Republicans blowing raspberries from their offices.
RELATED:
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Senate Republicans are likely to reject idea of earmark freeze
Discussion: Don Surber
Katha Pollitt / Washington Post:
Dumb and Dumber: An Essay and Its Editors  —  I've never watched Oprah Winfrey's show, bought a Celine Dion CD, read “Eat, Pray, Love,” or fainted at an Obama rally, although he is my preferred candidate.  According to Charlotte Allen, that makes me an “outlier,” an exception that proves the rule that women …
Discussion: Eschaton and toohotfortnr
Charles Krauthammer / Real Clear Politics:
The Great Non Sequitur  —  WASHINGTON — She threw the kitchen sink at him.  Accused Barack Obama of plagiarism.  Mocked his eloquence.  Questioned his truthfulness about NAFTA.  —  Wasn't enough.  Hillary Clinton still faced extinction in Ohio and Texas.  So what do you do when you have thrown the kitchen sink?
Washington Post:
Officials Lean Toward Keeping Next Iraq Assessment Secret  —  A new National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq is scheduled to be completed this month, according to U.S. intelligence officials.  But leaders of the intelligence community have not decided whether to make its key judgments public …
Wall Street Journal:
Housing, Bank Troubles Deepen  —  Foreclosures Reach  —  A New Record;  —  Home Equity Falls  —  Two crucial barometers of the nation's housing market have worsened markedly in recent months, ratcheting up pressure on policy makers in Washington for action to stem the growing housing crisis …
Discussion: The Huffington Post
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:25 AM ET, March 7, 2008.

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: 
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Hillary's Scots-Irish advantage
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
Go Already!  —  Hillary Clinton, fratricidal maniac.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Anxiety Election  —  Democrats won the 2006 election largely thanks …
Discussion: HillaryClinton.com
Michael Calderone / The Politico:
L.A. Times buyout list is “oversubscribed”
Robert Farley / American Prospect:
FALLON ON HIS WAY OUT?  —  Via ThinkProgress, Thomas Barnett suggests …
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
Over the Top
Discussion: TownHall Blog
Matthew Yglesias:
A Friend Indeed  —  John Hagee has some odd ideas about Jews that …
Discussion: Forward.com and The RBC
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
CROSSING THE THRESHOLD  —  It seemed as if took the networks …
Discussion: Firedoglake and AMERICAblog
 Earlier Items: 
Tom / Snarky Bastards:
The Dune Theory of Democratic Politics, Revised
Victor Davis Hanson / The Corner:
Rein in the Obamians?  —  Obama's campaign, heretofore quite …
Discussion: BobKrumm.com
Marc Kaufman / Washington Post:
NASA Wary of Relying on Russia
Deb Price / Detroit News:
Poll: Michigan's Walberg may have reelection struggle
Economist:
Obamaworld versus Hillaryland
David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:
Senate Democrats Hope for a Majority Not Seen in 30 Years: 60 Seats
Times of London:
Row over military uniforms in public
Leslie Wayne / New York Times:
Party Donations Show G.O.P. Edge
 

 
From Techmeme:

Aernout van de Velde / Wccftech:
After a major leak of unannounced games, Epic releases an update “so third-party tools can't surface any new unpublished product titles” from its Games Store

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple isn't paying OpenAI to add ChatGPT into its OSes and aims to eventually make money from AI by striking revenue-sharing deals with chatbot makers

Jagmeet Singh / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp increases the limit for video call participants to 32 people, enhances screen sharing by adding audio support, and introduces a speaker spotlight tool

 
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