Matthew Mosk / Washington Post:
An Attack That Came Out of the Ether — Scholar Looks for First Link in E-Mail Chain About Obama — PRINCETON, N.J. — The e-mail landed in Danielle Allen's queue one winter morning as she was studying in her office at the Institute for Advanced Study, the renowned haven for some of the nation's most brilliant minds.
See-Dubya / michellemalkin.com: Your Genius Grant dollars at work
Matthew Mosk / Sweetness & Light: ‘Scholar’ Stalks Folks Who Question Obama
Mustang Bobby / Bark Bark Woof Woof: Short Takes — How a rumor grows on the internet.
Steve J. / RADAMISTO: FREEPERS ALWAYS PUBLISH CRAP
Randyj / TIME.com: Tracing the Source of a Lie
Byron York / The Corner:
Oppo Research in the Tradition of Einstein — The Washington Post has published an unintentionally amusing article this morning about one Danielle Allen, a “razor-sharp, 36-year-old political theorist” at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J. Allen, with doctorates from Cambridge and Harvard …
Discussion: The Other McCain
Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain: Why are liberals obsessing over the ‘Obama is a Muslim’ rumors?
Bill Clinton says Barack Obama must ‘kiss my ass’ for his support — By Tim Shipman in Washington and Philip Sherwell in New York — Bill Clinton is so bitter about Barack Obama's victory over his wife Hillary that he has told friends the Democratic nominee will have to beg for his wholehearted support.
Discussion: Hot Air, NewsBusters.org, Althouse, CANNONFIRE, Gateway Pundit, Buck Naked Politics and The Corner
Allahpundit / Hot Air: Report: Obama can “kiss my ass,” says Clinton
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner: You'll have bad times. And he'll have good times.
Thomas B. Edsall / The Huffington Post:
It's My Party, I'll Cry If I Want To — “What does Bill Clinton want?” — Barack Obama quickly determined what Hillary Clinton wants in the aftermath of defeat: a major role in the general election campaign, a star turn at the convention, help with her debt, and Obama's support for elected officials who backed her.
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics, Swampland, The Other McCain and Political Insider
Damozel / Buck Naked Politics: Why Bill and Certain of Hillary's Supporters Need to Let Hillary Drive the Car
Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain: Bill vs. Barack
Taegan Goddard / Political Insider: Time to Call Bill Clinton
Matt Stoller / Open Left:
The Corroded Corruption at the Heart of Moving to the Center — There are several articles today on Obama moving to the center. In the LA Times, Obama is shifting toward the center, several pundits discussed Obama's recent political triangulating. Will Marshall of the DLC …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Booman Tribune
Toby Harnden / Telegraph:
Barack Obama to visit Britain
Barack Obama to visit Britain
Discussion: Radio Iowa, The Politico, TIME.com, Taylor Marsh, The Caucus and THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS
Mike Allen / The Politico: Obama to visit Walter Reed
Randyj / TIME.com: Obama to Visit Europe, Middle East
Michael Falcone / The Caucus: The Early Word: After Unity, What's Next?
Reliapundit / THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS: OBAMA GOES TO IRAQ... SOON
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post: In Campaign, One Man's Pragmatism Is Another's Flip-Flopping
Christopher Stern / Bloomberg:
Hagel, Republican for Now, Says He Has No Plans to Back McCain — Senator Chuck Hagel declined to endorse his party's likely presidential nominee, John McCain, and said he would consider serving as secretary of defense in a Barack Obama administration. — Hagel, who last year considered …
Discussion: Booman Tribune, Political Machine, Newshoggers.com and New York Times
Christopher Weber / Political Machine: Hagel: I'd Accept Obama Cabinet Post
Libby Spencer / Newshoggers.com: Can we trade him for Joe?
Julie Bosman / New York Times: A Candidate Runs to a G.O.P. Chorus of 'Don't'
Faiz / Think Progress:
Hagel floats possibility of a new third party, says GOP has ‘come loose of its moorings.’ — On Bloomberg TV this weekend, host Al Hunt asked Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) whether he is considering changing parties. “I don't know forever, but right now I'm not considering changing my registration …
Americans Oppose Income Redistribution to Fix Economy — Half say the government is doing too much, 43% too little to solve country's problems — PRINCETON, NJ — When given a choice about how government should address the numerous economic difficulties facing today's consumer …
Discussion: Liberal Values, Don Surber and Will Wilkinson
Peter Wehner / Washington Post:
Dobson vs. Obama — Earlier this week, Focus on the Family's James Dobson criticized Sen. Barack Obama, accusing him of “deliberately distorting the traditional understanding of the Bible to fit ... his own confused theology,” of having a “fruitcake interpretation of the Constitution” …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice, The Carpetbagger Report, RADAMISTO, GregsOpinion.com, Swampland and The Current
Joe Windish / The Moderate Voice: Gay plot for hijacking America uncovered!
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report: Who's the real fruitcake?
Greg Wythe / GregsOpinion.com: Daily Presidential Roundup: 6/28/08
Joe Klein / Swampland: Focus Harder, Rev. Dobson
Ross Douthat / The Current: Obama and the Evangelicals
Jodi Kantor / New York Times:
Obama Supporters Take His Middle Name as Their Own — Emily Nordling has never met a Muslim, at least not to her knowledge. But this spring, Ms. Nordling, a 19-year-old student from Fort Thomas, Ky., gave herself a new middle name on Facebook.com, mimicking her boyfriend and shocking her father.
Discussion: Sweetness & Light and Slog
Eli Sanders / Slog: On Facebook, Everyone's a Hussein
Bob Drogin / Los Angeles Times:
Can you hear me now? — Bedeviled by a bad cellphone connection, John McCain gives a conference call speech to dead air. But he gets a do-over. — Although John McCain was stumping in Ohio on Friday, his campaign arranged for him to talk by phone to leaders of B'nai B'rith International …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars, The BRAD BLOG, TMZ.com and TIME.com
Arlen Parsa / The BRAD BLOG: John McCain: Not so Good With The Telephone
Linda Greenhouse / New York Times:
In a Complicated Term, Kennedy Left Boldest Mark — WASHINGTON — It was not last year's spectacularly divided Supreme Court. The term that ended Thursday lacked last term's gory display of 5-to-4 decisions, with only 11 cases out of 67 decided this time by one-vote margins.
Stephen Moore / Wall Street Journal:
The Return of Dr. No — “They didn't live up to what they promised to do. Power corrupted them. They spent lots of money and tried to buy votes. Republicans concluded that they could make voters love them by governing the way Democrats did.” — So says former Texas senator and current John McCain economics adviser Phil Gramm.
Discussion: TIME.com and The Corner
Randyj / TIME.com: Phil Gramm Speaks
John J. Miller / The Corner: Gramm Award
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
NRA sues San Francisco on public-housing gun ban — The NRA has decided not to waste time in the wake of the Heller decision, but to begin pushing on a wide front to dismantle gun bans around the nation. In San Francisco, that means testing a ban on gun ownership in public housing …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Gateway Pundit
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Challenges to Bans on Handguns Begin
Challenges to Bans on Handguns Begin
Discussion: JustOneMinute, GayPatriot and Los Angeles Times
David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times: Supreme Court gun ruling leaves questions