CBS taps loyal Bush flak Dan Bartlett as its latest talking head.
In its hyped-up story about when Obama will announce his running mate selection. Politico claims the candidate "is expected to choose his running mate this week." Then it reports, "the announcement could come "as late as the weekend."" And just to be safe, Politico notes the Olympics, which conclude Sunday, "could push the campaign to delay the move until the beginning of the Democratic National Convention the next day."
To recap: According to Politico's sharp reporting, Obama might announce his VP pick "this week." He might announce it "as late as the weekend." Or maybe it will be Monday.
We're so glad that's cleared up.
Think Progress looks at the latest Pew findings.
Glenn Greenwald remains on the case.
Debuts tonight at 9 p.m. EST.
This Modern World details how the NYT columnist has to rewrite his latest column online in order to delete an embarrassing factual error from the print edition.
That's what Todd Gitlin wonders, while dissecting Sunday's This Week edition on ABC.
For simply doing its job. In this case, Andrea Mitchell relaying thoughts from the Obama camp about whether or not McCain heard beforehand the questions he was going to be asked by Rev. Rick Warren at the candidates forum Saturday night.
And P.S., McCain was not in the 'cone of silence' while Obama was being interviewed at the Saddleback Church, as Warren had indicated McCain was.
Young Dems lead the way.
Says Matt Stoller. Take a look.