So far, I haven’t taken Barack Obama very seriously as a Presidential candidate, mostly because of his lack of experience. I’ve suspected that his real objective is to be someone’s–likely Hillary Clinton’s–running mate. After today, though, that may be less likely.
Maureen Dowd stirred the pot by quoting Hollywood tycoon David Geffen, who once raised $18 million for Bill Clinton, in her column. Geffen is now supporting Obama; he had this to say about the Clintons:
* Marc Rich getting pardoned? An oil-profiteer expatriate who left the country rather than pay taxes or face justice? Yet another time when the Clintons were unwilling to stand for the things that they genuinely believe in. Everybody in politics lies, but they do it with such ease, it