The Morning Read: August 8, 2006

A Daily News editorial calls Ned Lamont ‘clueless.’

The Times reports George Pataki used his appearance at the National Press Club to unveil an energy plan.

The Albany Times Union reports that Tom Suozzi will not seek an independent line to keep his bid for governor alive past primary day.

The Sun reports Hillary Clinton gave Joe Lieberman ‘tepid’ support and called on President Bush not to appoint Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration during the summer recess.

—Nicole Brydson