Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:00 AM ET, September 11, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
S.C. Dem chair: Palin primary qualification is she hasn't had an abortion  —  South Carolina Democratic chairwoman Carol Fowler sharply attacked Sarah Palin today, saying John McCain had chosen a running mate “ whose primary qualification seems to be that she hasn't had an abortion.”
RELATED:
Jason Szep / Tales from the Trail:
McCain finds it tough without Palin  —  PHILADELPHIA - Republican presidential candidate John McCain cut short his first public appearance without running-mate Sarah Palin after chanting supporters of Democratic rival Barack Obama interrupted his speech.  —  After lunching with a roundtable …
Mosheh Oinounou / FOX Embeds:
McCain embraces the staged rally  —  PHILADELPHIA, PA — For a candidate who once railed against “stale soundbites, staged rallies and over-managed messages,” John McCain seems to have turned over a new leaf.  —  Today marks the four-week anniversary since McCain held his last press conference …
Discussion: Salon and Swampland
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
EXPECT MORE JOINT MCCAIN-PALIN RALLIES
Discussion: TIME.com and Hot Air
Elisabeth Bumiller / The Caucus:
McCain, Palin Draw Big Crowd in Va.
Discussion: Wizbang and Firedoglake
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department  —  WASHINGTON — As Congress prepares to debate expansion of drilling in taxpayer-owned coastal waters, the Interior Department agency that collects oil and gas royalties has been caught up in a wide-ranging ethics scandal …
RELATED:
Dina Cappiello / Associated Press:   Gov't Officials Probed About Illicit Sex, Gifts
Brooks Jackson / Newsweek:
McCain-Palin Distorts Our Finding  —  Those attacks on Palin that we debunked didn't come from Obama.  —  FACTCHECK.ORG  —  A McCain-Palin ad has FactCheck.org calling Obama's attacks on Palin “absolutely false” and “misleading.”  That's what we said, but it wasn't about Obama.
RELATED:
Ben Smith / The Politico:
CBS takes down McCain webad, suggests it's ‘misleading’  —  YouTube has removed a webad that casts Sarah Palin as the victim of sexism on the request of CBS, whose anchor Katie Couric was featured in the ad.  —  “One of the great lessons of that campaign is the continued and accepted role …
Roger Ebert / Chicago Sun Times:
The American Idol candidate  —  I think I might be able to explain some of Sara Palin's appeal.  She's the “American Idol” candidate.  Consider.  What defines an “American Idol” finalist?  They're good-looking, work well on television, have a sunny personality, are fierce competitors …
RELATED:
Natalie Gewargis / Political Punch:
Obama on Letterman: If That's What I'd Meant, Palin Would Be the Lipstick, 'McCain's Failed Policies' the Pig  —  In an interview on the “Late Show with David Letterman” to air later tonight, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., answers some questions on the lipstick controversy.
Discussion: Commentary
RELATED:
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Palin's earmarks: Not just for the halibut  —  Senator John McCain recently told reporters that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has “learned that earmarks are bad.”  —  But not that bad, apparently.  According to a “summary of requests for federal appropriations” posted to her budget office's website earlier …
New York Times:
Bush Said to Give Orders Allowing Raids in Pakistan  —  WASHINGTON — President Bush secretly approved orders in July that for the first time allow American Special Operations forces to carry out ground assaults inside Pakistan without the prior approval of the Pakistani government, according to senior American officials.
Jim Oliphant / The Swamp:
Payback: GOP points to Biden daughter  —  Call it Palin Payback.  —  After Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, her teenage pregnancy, and her high school boyfriend were run through the media wringer last week, Republicans are now pointing to Joe Biden's daughter, Ashley, to make the case …
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
Natalie Gewargis / Political Radar:
Biden: Hillary a Better Pick Than Me  —  ABC News' Matthew Jaffe reports: Sen. Barack Obama's, D-Ill., vice presidential nominee, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Wednesday said that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., might have been a better pick for the position than him.
Jay Cost / HorseRaceBlog:
Obama On His Heels  —  This campaign has taken a surprising turn since the Democratic convention.  Everybody is still talking about the Republican vice-presidential nominee.  —  Who would have predicted this just two weeks ago?  —  When I say everybody is talking about Governor Palin, I mean everybody.
Conor Dougherty / Wall Street Journal:
High-Degree Professionals Show Power  —  Survey Highlights Worry of Winners, Losers in Economy  —  Workers with professional degrees, such as doctors and lawyers, were the only educational group to see their inflation-adjusted earnings increase over the most recent economic expansion …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
What's the Pig Deal?  —  IT'S HARD to think of a presidential campaign with a wider chasm between the seriousness of the issues confronting the country and the triviality, so far anyway, of the political discourse.  On a day when the Congressional Budget Office warned of looming deficits …
Jim Carlton / Wall Street Journal:
Ethics Adviser Warned Palin About Trooper Issue  —  Letter Described Situation as ‘Grave,’ Called for Apology  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An informal adviser who has counseled Gov. Sarah Palin on ethics issues urged her in July to apologize for her handling of the dismissal …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 6:00 AM ET, September 11, 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 Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Stephen Clark / Fox News:
Report: McCain a ‘Hero’ to Taxpayers
Discussion: Power Line
Mary Ellen Klas / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Florida will require I.D. match for all would-be voters
Discussion: AlterNet.org and Hot Air
press.web.cern.ch:
First beam in the LHC - accelerating science
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
The Politics of Polarization  —  Republican presidential candidate …
Discussion: TIME.com and RADAMISTO
The Plank:
Obama's Polldrums  —  A friend who is overseas called me in a panic …
Discussion: Hot Air and Kevin Drum
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
HRC defends Obama on ‘lipstick’
John Vidal / Guardian:
Six Greenpeace activists cleared of criminal damage
Discussion: Wonk Room and Climate Progress
Ramesh Ponnuru / The Corner:
Not So Swift  —  As Andy suggests, there may have been good ways …
Discussion: American Spectator
 Earlier Items: 
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2008: New Mexico Presidential Election
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner:
re: Not So Swift
Discussion: pandagon.net
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Why Walk
Access Hollywood:
Matt Damon: Putting Palin In White House ‘Like A Really Bad Disney Movie’
CNN:
CNN battleground polls: Race a dead heat in key states
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Palin's source  —  Thomas Frank noticed in the Journal today …
Mike Huckabee / Huck PAC:
LIPSTICK ON A PIG  —  Last night, while on Hannity & Colmes …
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: McCain 48%, Obama 43%