Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
8:50 AM ET, April 22, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Clinton on Iran Attack: ‘Obliterate Them’  —  Hillary: If Iran Attacked Israel With Nukes ‘We Would Be Able to Totally Obliterate Them’  —  One day before Pennsylvania primary voters go to the polls, Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., spent the day trying to reach undecided voters …
RELATED:
Gabe Sherman / The New Republic:
How Olbermann Landed Hillary
Discussion: MSNBC and TalkLeft
New York Times:
On Eve of Primary, Clinton Ad Invokes bin Laden
Discussion: Hot Air and PunditGuy
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
A nuclear threat?  —  Clinton spokesman Howard Wolfson …
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:   Clinton's tough talk
New York Times:
A Developer, His Deals and His Ties to McCain  —  Donald R. Diamond, a wealthy Arizona real estate developer, was racing to snap up a stretch of virgin California coast freed by the closing of an Army base a decade ago when he turned to an old friend, Senator John McCain.
RELATED:
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
“A CONSTITUENT MATTER”....The New York Times tells the story today of Donald Diamond ("sometimes referred to as ‘The Donald,’ Arizona's answer to Donald Trump"), a wealthy Arizona real estate developer who is one of John McCain's top campaign fundraisers.  A decade ago, Diamond wanted to buy …
Zogby:
Newsmax/Zogby Poll: Clinton Up 10 Points; Beats Margin of Error  —  UTICA, New York - New York's Hillary Clinton continued to pull away from rival Barack Obama of Illinois as the campaigning in Pennsylvania ended and voters prepared to cast ballots today, the latest Newsmax/Zogby daily telephone tracking poll shows.
Dan Pohlig / Y-Decide 2008:
President Bill Clinton says the Obama campaign “played the race card” on him  —  “I think that they played the race card on me.  We now know, from memos from the campaign that they planned to do it along.”  - President Bill Clinton.  —  And that's how President Clinton begins his answer …
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Obama's Waffle Controversy  —  Update: More from CNN on Obama refusing pressers for ten days or more and how the campaign teased them about it.  —  Barack Obama got cranky with a reporter today when asked a question at a diner about Jimmy Carter meeting with Hamas. … What's the big deal?
RELATED:
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Democratic Tracking Poll: President  —  Barack Obama 57  —  Hillary Clinton 32  —  The bigger question than whether Obama would win North Carolina at this point might be whether it will even matter.  If Obama manages to pull out a win or even a narrow defeat in Pennsylvania tomorrow …
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
RELATED:
WYFF-TV:
Small Church's Obama Sign Causes Big Controversy  —  JONESVILLE, S.C. — The sign in front of a small church in a small town is causing a big controversy in Jonesville, S.C.  —  Pastor Roger Byrd said that he just wanted to get people thinking.  So last Thursday, he put a new message on the sign at the Jonesville Church of God.
Spencer / Attackerman:
Listening Too Long To One Song  —  Via Ilan Goldenberg, Dr. iRack gets busy on Michael O'Hanlon.  O'Hanlon wrote an op-ed about Iran that's vintage 2002: negotiate with the Iranians, but only to “galvanize the kind of growing international pressure on Iran that is probably our only long-term hope …
Discussion: Wonk Room
RELATED:
Dr. iRack / abu muqawama:
O'Hanlon Goes to Tehran in Search of Failure
Discussion: democracyarsenal.org
USA Today:
Obama widens national lead in USA TODAY/Gallup Poll  —  WASHINGTON — Barack Obama has widened his lead nationally for the Democratic presidential nomination despite a furor over his comments about small-town Americans, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds.  Rival Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting …
Roger Simon / The Politico:
A measure of racism: 15 percent?  —  I was talking the other day to a prominent Republican who asked me what I thought John McCain's strongest issues would be in the general election.  —  Lower taxes and the argument he will be better able to protect America from its enemies, I said.
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Philly.com
Maggie Michael / Associated Press:
Al-Qaida No. 2 says 9/11 theory propagated by Iran  —  CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden's chief deputy on Tuesday denied a theory that Israel carried out the Sept. 11 attacks and blamed Iran and Shiite Hezbollah for spreading the idea to discredit the Sunni al-Qaida's strike against the U.S.
Discussion: JammieWearingFool and Jihad Watch
WOWOWOW:
Does a Little Obama ‘Elitism’ Go a Long Way in Politics?  —  With: Joan Juliet Buck, Lesley Stahl, Liz Smith and Whoopi Goldberg  —  JOAN: What is this thing of Obama being perceived as an elitist?  Is it important?  Is it going to harm him?  What do you think?  —  LIZ: I think it does harm him.
Bruce Bartlett / Los Angeles Times:
The GOP's bait-and-switch tax strategy  —  The rhetoric defies reality, when what the nation really needs is a permanent plan.  —  It is an article of faith among Republicans that tax cuts are the cure for every problem the economy faces, and that tax increases are the equivalent of economic poison.
Discussion: cab drollery and Economist's View
Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Tony Snow: ‘I love the folks at Fox’  —  Despite joining CNN today, Tony Snow said he still has affection for his former colleagues at Fox News, where he worked prior to his stint as President Bush's press secretary  —  “Make no mistake, I love the folks at Fox,” Snow told me this afternoon, by phone from Spokane, Washington.
Discussion: The Caucus
Karl / protein wisdom:
If it's Tuesday, it must be Pennsylvania  —  Over the weekend, RCP's Jay Cost noted that the movement in the PA polls was strikingly similar to the movement in the OH pre-primary polls.  Cost avers that past is not necessarily prologue, but notes that there are reasons to expect them to move in tandem.
Discussion: michellemalkin.com
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 8:50 AM ET, April 22, 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: 
Gateway Pundit:
Britain Cancels St. George's Parade Over Fear of Muslim Riots
Discussion: Gates of Vienna
Agence France Presse:
Iraq: After the bombs, the tomatoes
Ezra Levant:
Richard Warman misleads the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal about …
Matt Ortega / Democratic National Committee:
Our First National TV Ad of the Cycle
Josh Gerstein / New York Sun:
Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World
Washington Post:
Gates Assails Pentagon on Resources for Battlefields
Southern Political Report:
New InsiderAdvantage Poll
Discussion: MyDD
Examiner:
Gov. Daniels: People need to get over Reagan, already
 Earlier Items: 
Gardiner Harris / New York Times:
U.S. Identifies Tainted Heparin in 11 Countries
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Is the Obama Campaign Too Obsessed With Delegates?
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
No debate for Couric  —  The North Carolina Democratic Party …
Discussion: Hot Air, Wonkette and Marc Ambinder
Jim Carney / Akron Beacon Journal:
Police arrest 72 in third sweep
Matthew Yglesias / TPMCafe:
Foreign Policy After Bushism
Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Dream Ticket Sounds Good to Many Democrats (Except the Candidates)
Discussion: The Raw Story and PunditGuy
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
Why The Nomination Campaign Won't End
Jessica Fender / Denver Post:
Bruce barred from speaking after ‘illiterate’ remark
 

 
From Techmeme:

Jon Victor / The Information:
Sources: Google quietly delayed Gemini's public launch from next week to January 2024; a source says the LLM doesn't reliably handle some non-English queries

New York Times:
A deep dive into the founding of DeepMind, OpenAI, and Anthropic, as many of their backers feared the risks of advanced AI, but hoped to safely shape it

Tara García Mathewson / The Markup:
How a California college uses data collection tools to track students' daily movements, like homework trackers, e-proctoring software, and license plate readers

 
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