In the Observer on Oct. 10: Giuliani, Gore, Zuckerman

Jason Horowitz finds Giuliani supporters sounding confident about Rudy’s about to kill off the Romney campaign early.

“If Romney doesn’t take New Hampshire, wouldn’t that be quite embarrassing?” said Rhona Charbonneau, a former chair of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee and a Giuliani backer. “It would be a send-off.”

Lizzy Ratner reports on Hillary Clinton’s reluctant liberal supporters.

I’ve got a small piece on an effort to get Al Gore on the presidential primary ballot here on February 5th.

Eliot Spitzer, among others, is a manqué.

Chris Lehmann wants pundits, beginning with Mark Halperin, to stop relying so much on public opinion poll numbers.

Joe Conason says use of the phrase “socialized medicine” isn’t the powerful scare tactic it used to be.

Howard Kurtz talks to Michael Calderone about his big scoop that wasn’t really a scoop at all.

And Mort Zuckerman chats with John Koblin about being a landlord.