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10:15 PM ET, October 29, 2008

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Directorblue / Doug Ross:
RED ALERT Tip: Two quotes from the Obama-Khalidi videotape  —  You know the videotape that shows Barack Obama toasting PLO terrorist Rashid Khalidi?  The one that the Los Angeles Times refuses to release? … How frickin' stupid do they think we are?  Someone gave the Times a videotape so it wouldn't be released?
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Debbie Schlussel:
EXCLUSIVE: Ali Abunimah is Likely Source of Secreted Obama/Khalidi/Ayers Tape; LA Times' Wallsten Plagiarized Schlussel Back in April, Said Politico  —  **** UPDATE: Can Ali Abunimah be bought off for $175,000?  Depends on what he's getting from greater Arabia, Islamia, and Obama.
CNN:
Palin accuses Obama of ties to ‘radical professor’
Fox News:
McCain Slams LA Times for Double Standard in Withholding Obama-Khalidi Tape
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Michelle Malkin:
Obama TV: Dear Leader's infomercial
Discussion: Power Line
Russell Goldman / ABCNEWS:
Sarah Palin Vows to Remain Player in 2012: ‘Not Doing This For Naught’  —  John McCain's Vice Presidential Running Mate Remains Focused on Election Day Win  —  Gov. Sarah Palin suggested that if the Republican ticket is defeated on Tuesday she expects to be a player in the next election four years from now …
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Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Palin says she's in for long haul
Discussion: Hot Air and The Raw Story
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
McCain Now Running Robocalls Attacking Obama In Home State Of Arizona!  —  John McCain and the Republican National Committee are now running robocalls attacking Obama as weak on terrorism — in McCain's home state of Arizona, according to multiple readers from the state.
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Chuck Todd / MSNBC:
Can McCain close?  —  Don't dismiss the likelihood that this race will tighten  —  WASHINGTON - A number of folks will view the polling memo from John McCain's pollster, Bill McInturff, as nothing more than rose-colored spin in order to prop up the Republican mindset in the days before Election Day.
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Is McCain Coming Back?  (Revisited)  —  Nine days ago, we asked in this space whether John McCain was cutting into the lead — both nationally and in key battleground states — of Barack Obama.  —  At the time, the McCain campaign suggested that the final debate between the two candidates …
CNN:
Poll: Obama surges in Colorado, makes gains on Electoral Map  —  (CNN) — Does the road to the White House run through the Rocky Mountains?  A new state poll in Colorado suggests that Barack Obama has doubled his lead over John McCain there, as the Democratic nominee claims more territory on CNN's Electoral Map.
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Helen Philpot / Margaret and Helen:
What was I thinking when I called Sarah Palin a bitch?  —  I am surprised that some of you are up in arms about my calling Sarah Palin a bitch, or John McCain an ass or even George Bush a jackass.  I read your comments about how I should be more respectable and not call Sarah Palin a bitch.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Why Blogging Rocks  —  Because every now and again a new blog emerges …
Discussion: Margaret and Helen
Jeffrey Ressner / The Politico:
Joe the Plumber pursued for record deal  —  Move over, Sanjaya, and tell William Hung the news: Joe the Plumber is being pursued for a major record deal and could come out with a country album as early as Inauguration Day.  —  “Joe” — aka Samuel Wurzelbacher, a Holland, Ohio …
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Hot Air
The American Conservative:
Francis Fukuyama PDF  —  I'm voting for Barack Obama this November for a very simple reason.  It is hard to imagine a more disastrous presidency than that of George W. Bush.  It was bad enough that he launched an unnecessary war and undermined the standing of the United States throughout the world in his first term.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
HIT 'EM WITH HUMOR.... Barack Obama campaigned earlier in Raleigh, North Carolina, principally relying on the closing-statement speech he unveiled in Ohio on Monday.  Today, however, he added a new paragraph.  —  “[B]ecause he knows his economic theories don't work, he's been spending …
Discussion: Don Surber and Blue Tidal Wave
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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Obama: “I Shared My Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich”
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Yvonne Miller-Halee / CBS News:
Palin Target Of New Ethics Complaint  —  CBS News Investigative Unit Has Learned Of New Complaint Related To Travel By Alaska Governor's Children  —  (CBS) CBS News Investigative Producer Yvonne Miller-Halee and Kim Lengle wrote this story for CBSNews.com.
Ali Frick / Think Progress:
Dennis Prager: Equality ‘Is A European Value, Not An American Value’  —  Right-wing radio host Dennis Prager spoke before an audience of 3,000 at Minneapolis' Orchestra Hall, during which he attacked the “left” for constructing “a grand edifice of lies about America.”
Karen Tumulty / Time:
Hidin' Biden: Reining In a Voluble No. 2  —  Anyone who has watched Joe Biden over 35 years in the Senate might have a little bit of trouble recognizing the guy who is running to be Barack Obama's Vice President.  Oh, yes, he looks like the same fellow.  But traveling with Biden during …
Brad Bumsted / PittsburghLIVE.com:
Former ACORN staffer testifies  —  HARRISBURG — A former staffer for an affiliate of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now testified today that the organization was provided a “donor list” from the presidential campaign of Barack Obama in late 2007 for fundraising efforts.
Sean Quinn / FiveThirtyEight.com:
McCain Miami Rally, Getting Ugly Down Here  —  Look in later today for our On the Road piece from Wilmington, North Carolina.  We're a bit ahead of our coverage, which occasionally happens out here with the long distances, input, output and timing demands.  Tonight we'll be at the Obama-Clinton rally …
J. Taylor Rushing / The Hill:
Sen. Lieberman likely to lose his gavel in massive reshuffle being discussed  —  Democratic leaders are discussing a major reshuffling of Senate committee chairmanships, according to multiple sources, and the proposed changes include ousting Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) from his coveted chairmanship.
Ta-Nehisi Coates:
Effete Liberals, Bomaye  —  OK, I'm tired of this.  Someone—who shall remain nameless—just asked me if I was “nervous” about Obama.  FTDS.  I don't believe in black cats.  I don't toss salt over my shoulder.  I step under ladders whenever the mood strikes me.  I break mirrors in my spare time.
Discussion: Balloon Juice and TPMCafe
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Obama: ‘American Stories, American Solutions’  —  Here's the whole thing.  —  post comment | … Wow, that was fast.  It's not even over on tv yet.  —  People are really suffering!  Man, how the heck did we get here?  Will no one be held accountable?
Discussion: Sister Toldjah
Molly Ball / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
THREE GROUPS: Forecasts of voting lag, so far  —  Record turnout was seen for new voters, young, Hispanics  —  Analysts have predicted that new voters, young voters and Hispanic voters will turn out in record numbers in this election.  But as Nevadans continue to flock to the polls …
Patrick Ruffini / The Next Right:
What It Will Take to Build a Rightroots Movement  —  Keying off Jon Henke, John Hawkins has sparked an enormously provocative and healthy discussion about punditry vs. activism in the conservative blogosphere.  Here he hits the nub of the problem: … Put more succinctly …
Discussion: Riehl World View and IMAO
Julia Ioffe / The New Republic:
On The Trail And Off Their Rockers  —  What does covering a two-year campaign do to the soul of a journalist?  —  CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley has taken to running through a checklist before bed.  Every night she travels with the Obama campaign, she orders a wake-up call …
Discussion: Gothamist
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Yet  —  McCain's response ad to Obama's TV special:  —  Jason Zengerle notices an odd detail: … I'm sorry but I cannot even begin to watch the Obama infomercial tonight.  I can't take any more.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE WEAK GET RIDICULOUS.... Recent polling shows Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R) trailing in her re-election fight in North Carolina against Democrat Kay Hagan, so it stands to reason that she's getting a little desperate.  —  I didn't think she'd get this desperate.
Greg Palast / The Huffington Post:
7 Ways to Steal Back Your Vote  —  An Excerpt from the Steal Back Your Vote! investigative comic by Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. available as a free download at www.StealBackYourVote.org  —  1. Don't don't don't Mail In Your Ballot—unless...  For those of you who mailed in your ballot, please tell me, what happened to it?
Jimmy Orr / Christian Science Monitor:
Joe the Plumber is now Joe the foreign policy advisor?  — E-mail a friend - Print this - Letter to the Editor - Republish - - Get e-mail alerts - RSS  —  Who can fault him for trying?  —  He's Joe the Plumber, not Joe the foreign policy adviser.  He gave it his best shot yesterday.
Discussion: TalkLeft and Balloon Juice
 
 
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The Anti-Romney Campaign  —  I feel like the primary campaign …
Foon Rhee / Boston Globe:
Labels and name-calling  —  John McCain continued today trying …
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Klaus Marre / The Hill:
Crist says internal polls show McCain ahead in Fla.
Ali Frick / Think Progress:
O'Reilly: Can we arrest Obama spokesman Bill Burton …
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Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
So What About the Obamacons?  —  Several readers have asked …
Discussion: Commentary
Yuval Levin / The Corner:
Internal Polling  —  The Wall Street Journal today publishes …
Discussion: Slog and Taylor Marsh
Steve Sailer / Steve Sailer's iSteve Blog:
I had not realized Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman is this stupid