Obama NBC Interview: "I Screwed Up"Huffington Post | President Obama did a flurry of network television interviews yesterday that were dominated by the withdrawal of Tom Daschle as Obama's Health and Human Services nominee because of tax problems. Here's a roundup, including Obama's admission to NBC: "I screwed up."
Editorials and Double StandardsWashington Post: PostPartisan | Post op-ed contributor Michael Kinsley offers one of the few contrarian views of l'affaire Daschle, arguing that the former South Dakota senator was still the best man for the job despite his tax troubles.
Obama's 10 Best Moves and 5 Worst Stumbles So FarDaily Beast | Two weeks in and they're already already circling. GOP consultant Mark McKinnon rates Obama's best and worst so far and warns that his popularity could tank at any minute. (And this was written before Daschle withdrew ...)
Tom Daschle AdYouTube | And now for the really important stuff: Daschle's 1971 Pontiac Ventura became famous over the last 24 hours as the star of this recovered gem of a campaign commercial, complete with ironic BMW-and-limo reference. So where is that car now? Why, it's at an auto museum in Murdo, S.D., which misspells the former senator's name as "Daschel." Sadly, it's not for sale--at least not yet.