The group blog of The New Republic
July 17, 2007
July 16, 2007
A final note from New Hampshire: On Friday evening I caught a Hillary Clinton campaign rally in a downtown Manchester park. Bill was there, too, and the two put on a good show. It's true, as everyone says, that Bill overshadows Hillary. He's smoother and warmer and speaks in more natural cadences than his wife.
Hayes on Cheney's role in the Ford White House:
Netroots hero Joe Wilson endorses Hillary Clinton--primarily on the grounds that she has the best plan for post-war Iraq. But it's HRC's plan for post-war Iraq that is one of the major reasons the netroots don't like her.
The AP has an interesting breakdown of which employers gave the most money to the presidential candidates. In most instances the big bucks come from investment banks or large corporations. Cablevision employees donated $93,675 to Hillary, for instance; Ernst & Young workers gave Giuliani $143,000; Obama hauled in $160,000 from Lehman Brothers.
Republican Senator George Voinovich: The White House "fucked up" the war.