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HBO’s Best of the Friends’ Blogs — 3/18/08

I made a post on the frontpage of MyDD today about the Clinton-Obama stalemate, proposing that party elders coalesce around a nominee by offering Clinton the Senate Majority Leader position once all the states have voted. Yes, I am an Obama supporter, but I would happily flip this scenario around but for one reason: I think Clinton’s skill set (attention to detail, strong relationships, ability to crack heads) is better fit for legislative leadership than Obama’s, and Obama’s vision and inspiration is better for national leadership than Clinton’s. This idea comes not out of an idea to see Obama take the White House, but because I don’t see any other way to break the stalemate before the Convention - the remaining states don’t seem likely to do so/Wayward Episcopalian More here

HBO Numbers (for Monday, March 17): 7859 page-views and 4577 unique views

Blog Roundup:
*Wright flap can’t fix what’s wrong with GOP/Adam’s Blog
*War in Iraq explained in simple terms/Atmospheric Rumination
*Good things about marriage, Part 6/Chronic Discontent
*Stein Bros. IGA/Gathering Around The Table
*Love actually is all around/PDX Pup
*A blogging break/Sam The Reporter

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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