FRONT PAGE CONTRIBUTOR
Clinton won’t help Olbermann muck about in AR primaries.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) I don’t know if Mediaite deliberately omitted the reason for former President Bill Clinton’s refusal to attend a Keith Olbermann-boosted ‘free clinic event.’ It’s entirely possible that the actual reason (warning: FDL link) – that Clinton thinks that the event in question is a thinly-veiled primary campaign event against Senator Blanche Lincoln (D, AR) and for Democratic Senate hopeful Bill Halter – was simply uninteresting to Mediaite, which is of course that site’s privilege.
That being said, this kind of allegation is newsworthy. A former President accusing a more-or-less prominent Leftist television commentator of playing internal Democratic party politics with people’s health care coverage? This should have been front and center on the site. Heck, it should be above the fold on the New York Times.
‘Should,’ not ‘will.’
PS: Does MSNBC… approve of this?
Crossposted to Moe Lane.