On the new blog of the New York Times editorial board, they write of Hillary Clinton and the Spitzer immigration initiative, “if a Democratic Senator from New York can’t make that argument clearly and forcefully, who can?“
Ben spots a story in which Hillary Clinton denies she’s being attacked because she’s a woman.
Marie Wilson thinks Hillary, whose campaign is clearly presenting her as a victim, isn’t playing the victim card.
John Edwards has a new ad about Hillary’s rhetoric.
Michael Bloomberg proposed a carbon tax.
That proposed carbon tax would allow a cut on individual taxes.
Nicholas Confessore says the fight over Eliot Spitzer’s driver’s license issue is really “hearts versus minds.”
Readers of the Hot Air blog have a lot to say about my item on Spitzer’s invite-only meeting today.
Brooklyn Papers reprints lyrics to the School House Rock song “I’m Just a Bill,” because the paper “felt that maybe [Yvette Clarke] needed a refresher course on how things work in Washington.”
Nick Perry has come up with a new acronym-driven name for congestion pricing: the Bloomberg Anti-Driving tax.
The disgruntled Conservative Borough President on Staten Island is backing a Democrat against the incumbent Republican DA.
Newly liberated blogger John DeSio spots a Viola Plummer ad that refers to Christine Quinn as a “white supremacist.“ ’
Rochester Turning wonders if upstate Rep. Jim Walsh will retire soon.
Recent Observer intern (and current editor-in-chief of the Yale Daily News) Andrew Mangino is about to launch a national news web site run by college students.
Greg Sargent’s complaints about Rudy Giuliani’s assertive health care inaccuracies are becoming a theme for major newspaper columnists. (Also: The Paul Krugman column that Sargent links to here appears to mock the editors at his own paper for being equivocal in calling Giuliani out.)
Barack Obama has a new ad running in Iowa.
And above is Hillary Clinton, circa 1996, courtesy of her campaign’s Flicker page.