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10:35 PM ET, April 16, 2008

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The New Republic:
What Did Hillary Say?  —  Alan Wolfe, a professor of political science and director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College, is a contributing editor at The New Republic.  —  Both Chris Orr and Michael Crowley have brought up Ben Barber's recollection …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Live-Blogging Pennsylvania  —  9.51 pm.  The big winner is John McCain.  Then Clinton who seemed at least awake.  Then Obama whose calm was nonetheless trumped by obvious exhaustion.  Yes, the Clintons have shredded him.  But that's what they know how to do.  It's also what the GOP knows how to do.
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Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Tactics Uber Alles  —  I'm no leftwing blogger, but I can only imagine how furious they must be with the debate so far.  Nothing on any issues.  Just a lot of box-checking on how the candidates will respond to various Republican talking points come the fall.
Discussion: ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:   LIVE DEBATE BLOGGIN'
Glenn Derene / Popular Mechanics:
Mac vs. PC: The Ultimate Lab Test for New Desktops & Laptops  —  This computer rivalry has been elevated to a cultural divide on par with Pepsi versus Coke.  Taking it beyond personal taste, PM crunches the numbers—with some surprising results (and detailed benchmark scores).  —  Photographs by Lendon Flanagan
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Marc Ambinder:
The Score Card  —  Keeping the score card, there's no way Obama could fared worse.  Nearly 45 minutes of relentless political scrutiny from the ABC anchors and from Hillary Clinton, followed by an issues-and-answers session in which his anger carried over and sort of neutered him.
Discussion: Spin Cycle
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Nitya Venkataraman / ABCNEWS:
Stakes High for Democrats in Philly Debate
Discussion: michellemalkin.com
Mosheh Oinounou / Cameron's Corner:
A Hamas problem for Obama?  —  While Sen. Barack Obama sought to improve his relationship with the Jewish community today by meeting with leaders Philadelphia, comments by a Hamas political adviser this weekend could potentially hurt the Democratic presidential candidate.
Reuters:
Report: Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel  —  The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks had been beneficial for Israel.
Spencer / Attackerman:
Deny, You're A Liar  —  Via Yglesias, Bush admits to lying about Iraq and then denies he admitted lying about Iraq. … OK, got that?  Now, a few moments later … You know what's great for morale?  Being lied to about the strategy troops are sacrificing for.
Discussion: Weekly Standard Blog
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Matthew Yglesias:
Lying  —  Via Kevin Drum, George W. Bush admits to ABC News …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Wil S. Hylton / Men's Fashion, Men's Clothing …:
Newt Gingrich Rewrites History  —  Newt Gingrich Rewrites History … Ten years ago, Newt Gingrich fled the House of Representatives in a haze of ethics scandals and waning influence.  Since then, he has spent much of his time rewriting history—literally—by authoring five historical novels …
Discussion: Donklephant
Mark Halperin / The Page:
HALPERIN'S TAKE: The Bad Things That *HAVEN'T* Happened to Obama Since the “Bitter/Cling” Controversy Erupted  —  Since Obama's San Francisco fundraising remarks, some have predicted deep trouble for his campaign.  And, indeed, the flap could still be a danger to him in a possible general election.
Tim Giago / The Huffington Post:
Congressional Black Caucus Attacks Sovereign Status of Indian Nations  —  The Congressional Black Caucus, in attacking the sovereign status of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is placing in question and in jeopardy, the sovereign status of all Indian nations.
Discussion: protein wisdom
Eric Trager / Commentary:
Islamic Jihad: We Refused Carter's Request for a Meeting  —  Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) has announced that its leadership has refused former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's request for a meeting.  According to PIJ's QudsNews website, Egyptian authorities contacted PIJ Secretary-General …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Bitter-Fizzle  —  The latest data from Gallup analyzing the Democratic race among those with less education and income.  No meaningful change.  The scandal of Obama's alleged elitism seems restricted to ... elites.  —  If this pans out in the actual primary, then a very large number …
Gary Emerling / Washington Times:
Nuclear attack on D.C. a hypothetical disaster  —  A nuclear device detonated near the White House would kill roughly 100,000 people and flatten downtown federal buildings, while the radioactive plume from the explosion would likely spread toward the Capitol and into Southeast D.C., contaminating thousands more.
Discussion: Below The Beltway
Megan McArdle:
A not particularly brief, very personal, very feminine rant  —  There was a debate on this subject a little while back that I didn't link because it centered on me, which seemed a little too much like whining, particularly I'm not sure I have anything to whine about.
Beth Fouhy / Associated Press:
Obama reports income of $4.2 million in 2007 tax returns  —  PHILADELPHIA - Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, made $4.2 million last year as widespread interest in the presidential candidate pushed the sales of his two books.  —  In tax returns the campaign released Wednesday …
 
 
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