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Larry Sinclair, the Obama smear-monger who admitted to this blogger his Texas parking tickets and other clues that lead to his Texas and not Minnesota dwelling, was arrested after what details reveal to be a “stupefiying” press conference held at The National Press Club today. According to Ben Smith at Politico, Sinclair has a 27-year criminal record of “crimes of deceit” and is wanted in Colorado on charges that were not made clear to Smith. Sinclair gave what blogger David Weigel reported a press conference...

Give Ben Smith credit for digging up this bit of history on Geraldine Ferraro’s love of racist comments from 1988 using a Lexis search: “If Jesse Jackson were not black, he wouldn’t be in the race,” she said. Really. The cite is an April 15, 1988 Washington Post story (byline: Howard Kurtz), available only on Nexis. Here’s the full context: Placid of demeanor but pointed in his rhetoric, Jackson struck out repeatedly today against those who suggest his race has been an asset in the campaign. President Reagan...

The anti-Barack Obama website called HillaryIs44 has existed for some months without anyone knowing who ran it. But thanks to Ben Smith of The Politco , that’s not true anymore. The person’s name is Alex Rodriguez. Somehow, Ben figured out that it was him and either played a hunch, formed a lie, and then watched as Alex Rodriguez took the bait, or he really did know. In either case, the jigs’ up. Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Senator Clinton has often accused Senator Barack Obama of being a foreign policy lightweight, even as her own record shows little experience of real value. It’s important to know the subject one is talking about, or not adress it as if they do, if they are not sure of what they’re saying. Senator Clinton does not know that President Musharraf’s not on the ballot or running for president in Pakistan. But with that, she says he is, and now looks like a foreign policy lightweight. Here’s Ben Smith’s report...