Political Bet of the Year

A mostly political Weblog.
Oct. 1 2007 9:09 PM

Bet of the Year

A grim possibility looms in Iowa.

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Clinton Thug Watch I: Bill Clinton's aide Doug Band** tries to intimidate a Manhattan restaurant owner into removing a harmless photo of daughter Chelsea from his restaurant's wall ...

**--last seen receiving (but not keeping) a $400,000 fee for finding Anne Hathaway's Italian boyfriend a now-unhappy investor, according to the WSJ. ... Not surprisingly, Ron Burkle is involved! ... 9:31 A.M. link

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Who is Rielle Hunter? ... And why is John Edwards' campaign so skittish about her? ... Backfill: They met in a bar. Sounds innocent enough! ...6:50 A.M. link

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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Monetize This: Why can't you have "enemies" on Facebook? At the least, you should be able to make other people "rivals." It would liven things up.  ... (I'm sure this is not a new idea.) ... Update:  Yup. ... 11:00 P.M.

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Expenditures Aren't Like Contributions: Another independent effort working at cross-purposes from a candidate's real, official campaign. ... [Tks to alert reader O.C.] 10:47 P.M.

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