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9:30 AM ET, April 14, 2008


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William Kristol / New York Times:
The Mask Slips  —  I haven't read much Karl Marx since the early 1980s, when I taught political philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania.  Still, it didn't take me long this weekend to find my copy of “The Marx-Engels Reader,” edited by Robert C. Tucker — a book that was assigned …
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Obama Invokes Annie Oakley
Discussion: Little Miss Attila
Hillary Clinton / CNN:
‘Not relevant’ last time I went to church, fired gun
Hillary Clinton / CNN:
Obama lashes out at Clinton over her response to ‘bitter’ remarks
Discussion: Fox News and Shakesville
John M. Broder / New York Times:
Democrats Wrangle Over Words and Beliefs  —  GRANTHAM, Pa. — A candidate forum devoted to issues of faith and justice became another flash point for Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton to spar in their intensifying nominating fight, with the candidates exchanging frosty glances Sunday night …
Washington Post:
Obama Reinforcing Stereotypes, Clinton Asserts  —  Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) asserted Sunday night that Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), through his recent description of sentiments in small-town America, reinforced a stereotype of “out-of-touch” Democrats that doomed the party's past two presidential nominees.
The Times-Tribune:
Barack Obama, for leadership
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
BILL REFERS TO ‘BITTER’ REMARK  —  From NBC/NJ's Mike Memoli  —  BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — After tiptoeing around the matter in North Carolina yesterday, Bill Clinton weighed in on Obama's “bitter” remark before a small-town audience in Central Pennsylvania today.
Zombie / zomblog:
Obama's “bitter small-town Americans” …
Robert Reich / Robert Reich's Blog:
Obama, Bitterness, Meet the Press, and the Old Politics  —  I was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, 61 years ago.  My father sold $1.98 cotton blouses to blue-collar women and women whose husbands worked in factories.  Years later, I was secretary of labor of the United States …
Noemie Emery / Weekly Standard:
The Matter With What?  —  The politics of condescension.  —  ON THE AFTERNOON OF May 25, 1984, the rising It Candidate of the current electoral season committed an unwitting faux pas at a fundraising event for le tout California that set his high-flying campaign on its heels.
Discussion: Power Line
Matthew Yglesias:
Foreign Legions  —  At the beginning of this web video, Michael O'Hanlon explains that the current pace of deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan isn't sustainable.  He also notes that the situation in Iraq is “nowhere near an acceptable or sustainable outcome.”
Rev. Wright: Fox's Hannity ‘Stuck on Stupid’  —  The embattled former minister of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama fired back at the news media during a Chicago funeral service.  —  The Rev. Jeremiah Wright's remarks were reported Sunday in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Iraq to seek parliamentary approval for long-term U.S. pact  —  BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq will seek parliamentary approval for a strategic agreement being negotiated with the United States even though it expects heated debate over the deal, Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said.
Discussion: Hot Air and
David Mark / The Politico:
The Indiana primary's fretful five  —  In the May 6 Indiana primary, the next critical contest after Pennsylvania votes on April 22, both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama can point to impressive rosters of endorsements by prominent state and local politicians.
Discussion: The Page
Mark Landler / New York Times:
Housing Woes in U.S. Spread Around Globe  —  DUBLIN — The collapse of the housing bubble in the United States is mutating into a global phenomenon, with real estate prices swooning from the Irish countryside and the Spanish coast to Baltic seaports and even parts of northern India.
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Obama On The Culture War  —  He made the same “bitter” point in 2004:  —  I see less condescension than empathy.  In fact, I see a disdain for elite condescension.  And nothing like the fathomless cynicism of Clinton.  The latter is now front and center: … We'll see.
New York Times:
Iraq Dismisses 1,300 After Basra Offensive  —  BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government has dismissed 1,300 soldiers and policemen who deserted or refused to fight during last month's Shiite-on-Shiite battles in Basra, it said Sunday.  —  The announcement followed the admission that more than 1,000 members …
Carter: 'I've Been Meeting with Hamas Leaders for Years'  —  Jimmy Carter apparently intends to go ahead with his plan to meet Hamas thugazoid Khaled Meshaal where he's hiding in Syria, despite the State Department's admonition against it.  —  Yes, the State Department disapproved of an idea by Jimmy Carter.
Discussion: Jerusalem Post and Firedoglake
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Road to the White House
Discussion: The Page
Stephen Braun / Los Angeles Times:
Bill Clinton, China linked via his foundation
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and Hot Air
Daniel Burke / Washington Post:
A Catholic Wind in the White House
David Paul Kuhn / Real Clear Politics:
Obama's Great Mistake, The “San Francisco Democrat”
Laylan Copelin / Austin American-Statesman:
Austin political operative a man of his word?
Nicholas D. Kristof / New York Times:
Extended Forecast: Bloodshed
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Where's the outrage over Bush's knowledge and approval of torture?
 Earlier Items: 
Karl Vick / Washington Post:
Team-Building or Torture? Court Will Decide.
Discussion: The New Republic
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain helping Rudy retire debt
Discussion: The Sundries Shack
John Podhoretz / Commentary:
I Knew Ronald Reagan (A Very Little Bit), and Mr. Obama, You're No Ronald Reagan
The Huffington Post:
Bill Clinton Flashback: “All These Economically Insecure White People …
Faiz / Think Progress:
National Security Adviser Hadley Confuses Tibet And Nepal
Jazz Shaw / The Moderate Voice:
Hillary Clinton's Booze Adviser