More Debates; Hillary Soft on Fox?

The bad news is that we’re not done with the debates. Hillary has accepted a “2/10 debate to be broadcast on This Week with George Stephanopoulos; A 2/27 CNN debate in OH and a 2/28 MSNBC debate in Houston,” and, according to Mark Penn on a conference call going on right now, a Fox News debate on 2/11. Remember, Fox News? The one Dems

The E-War: Scores

Romney campaign out-sending McCain about 4 to 1.

Clinton campaign out-sending Obama about 10 to 1.

RNC out-sending DNC by about 20 to 1.

Note that some campaigns have different levels of lists; the “gets everything” list, the “gets X subject” list, etc. I have no idea what lists I’m on.

A selection of subject lines:


Super Tuesday Snippets

• “The presidency has gone pop-cult. And to a large extent I blame the WGA.” [EW, h/t J.J.]

• How the McCain campaign got its groove back: “A bill for $900 worth of doughnuts gave way to a ban on what had always been a trademark of the McCain bus and a staple of the senator’s diet.” [Chicago Tribune]

• “Romney has ‘what all …

Obama Nabs Clooney

He can robo-call me anytime.

And, uhm, yeah, Hillary got Perez Hilton. Way to turn out that demographic… whatever it is… Who gets the Bret Michael’s nod? WHAT ABOUT JASLENE?

What’s even more awesome about the Perez endorsement? Hillary is bragging about it:

n BREAKING: The hugely-read PerezHilton endorses HRC, saying “We watched

The E-War: Dems: All Hillary Wire, All the Time

Say what you will about the Hillary campaign, but they sure know how to hit a send button. Nothing from Obama folks since last night. Since this morning, this from Clinton:




Super Tuesday and Humongous Hubris?

McCain and his staff are in the air right now, on their way to a rally in California before settling in at Phoenix’s Biltmore Hotel for what will, in all likelihood, be a victory party. If that victory is not the nomination-sealing event they want it to be, will it be because he should have gotten to California sooner?

McCain spent the …

The E-War: Rs: Dole, Limbaugh, and the Governor of Guam!

Romney and McCain’s virtual letter bombs, including:


“Governor Romney’s attack on Bob Dole is disgraceful, and Governor Romney should apologize. Bob Dole is a war hero who has spent his life in service to this nation and nobody has worked harder to build the Republican Party. Bob Dole deserves the respect of every American and

DIY Punditry: Messages from Massachusetts

After the jump, notes from the blue mass state, from an Obama canvasser and an Obama leaner. Send your on-the-ground observations to supertuesday08 -at- gmail -dot- com

Says the canvasser:

I think the most important function of volunteers like myself is to dispel the rumors and misinformation about Obama and the state of the election

Mitt’s Sleepless California Dreaming

Yesterday in Nashville, Mitt Romney was losing his voice. This morning in Charleston, West Virginia, he was losing his ability to speak. “By the way, you will hear me saying the wrong word on occasion,” he told a group of Republican delegates, who had gathered for the state’s nominating convention. “The reason is lack of …

For McCain, California is his ticket to Munich

As they gather at Rockefeller Center Plaza this morning for a final New York rally, before they fly to San Diego and end up in Phoenix, the McCain people have some worries about today. They’re confident they’ll win New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware and Arizona. They’re sure they’ll end the evening with at least a 200-delegate …

Obama v. Clinton: The Money Primary

After the Obama campaign made public that eye-popping $32-million January fundraising total last week, the Clinton campaign had been cagey about revealing its own haul. As recently as Monday afternoon, campaign officials refused to give the number when asked about it during a conference call with reporters, saying only that they have …

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